Douglas S. Massey, University of Pennsylvania, has been elected the 92nd President of the ASA, and Richard D. Alba, State University of New York-Albany, has been elected Vice President. Massey and Alba will assume office in August of 2000, following a year of service as President-Elect and Vice President-Elect. Massey and the 2001 Program Committee are responsible for shaping the ASA Annual Meeting in Anaheim, California, August 18-22, 2001.
The four newly elected Council Members-at-Large are: Diane R. Brown, Wayne State University; Paul DiMaggio, Princeton University; Nancy Denton, State University of New York-Albany; and Ross L. Matsueda, University of Washington. Also, as listed below, two persons were elected to the Committee on Publications, and three to the Committee on Nominations.
Of the 9,611 total members eligible to vote, 2,956 ballots were cast, constituting a 30.76% response. In announcing the results of the election, Secretary Florence B. Bonner and Executive Officer Felice J. Levine extended heartiest congratulations to the newly elected officers and committee members, and thanks to all who have served the Association by running for office and by voting in this election.
Bonner and Levine also reported that the ASA membership voted to re-establish the Emeritus membership category. This change becomes effective in the 2000 membership year.
Douglas S. Massey, University of Pennsylvania
Richard D. Alba, State University of New York-Albany
Diane R. Brown, Wayne State University
Paul DiMaggio, Princeton University
Nancy Denton, State University of New York-Albany
Ross L. Matsueda, University of Washington
Committee on Publications
Gullermina Jasso, New York University
Bernice A. Pescosolido, University of Indiana
Committee on Nominations
Mary C. Brinton, Cornell University
Cecilia L. Ridgeway, Stanford University
Lawrence L. Wu, University of Wisconsin-Madison