Numerical Relationship of America Highlights 2008 and Sneak peak 2009 Presentation for Segment Governors Winter/Spring 2.


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MAA co-supported cooperation of two four-part groups of secondary school young ladies in the 2008 China Girls Math Olympiad held in ZhongShan, China, August 14-21, 2008. ...
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Numerical Association of America Highlights 2008 and Preview 2009 Presentation for Section Governors Winter/Spring 2009

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Publications Seventeen new books were distributed in 2008. Eleven titles are underway for distribution in 2009. MAA Members get a 20% rebate on the whole rundown of more than 250 books. MAA Textbooks are flourishing, with numerous reading material titles on the smash hit rundown of 2008. Three MAA Guides are being worked on in number hypothesis, genuine examination, and variable based math. These little books of around 100 pages give a diagram of an assortment of scientific subjects.

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New Titles Published

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Online Resources and Info New on MAA Online: Blogs: MinuteMath and NumberADay. Video: MAA Video channel on YouTube. Overhauled group for the online release of MAA FOCUS . Part access to back issues of Math Horizons . New at MathDL:   MAA Writing Awards: Links to the full content of honor winning articles. Loci joins JOMA, Convergence, and Digital Classroom Resources. Photographs/Images: Mathematicians Portrait Gallery and Mathematical Illustrations. MAA Web Resources for Members: MAA Reviews (eight new book surveys every week). Classroom Capsules and Notes.

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Opportunities for Faculty Project NExT: Over 1000 Fellows and Counting. Urge new personnel to apply. MAA Professional Enhancement Program: New subsidizing from NSF broadens program through 2013. More data at: www.maa.org/prep .

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Basic Library List Most individuals acquainted with the now no longer in production 1991 rendition of the MAA\'s Basic Library List (BLL). The Basic Library List has now been joined into MAA Reviews. It would be ideal if you go to: http://mathdl.maa.org/mathDL/19/. All the still-in-print books from the 1991 form of the rundown have been added to the database. The BLL Committee is as of now including new books and overhauling the rundown. MAA individuals have full access to MAA Reviews and the current BLL.

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Student Travel Grants In fall 2008, MAA got subsidizing from NSF to bolster understudy investment in MathFest and the Joint Mathematics Meetings. Travel gifts will be accessible to college understudies from over the U.S. for at any rate the following five years, giving an examination capstone experience to more than 600 understudies. Extra subsidizing from NSA will extend the bolster accessible to students, and also giving backing to graduate understudies going to MathFest. Application for financing is a piece of the theoretical accommodation process.

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Study Tours Mathematical Study visits for individuals offered following 2003. Twenty six voyagers partook in the 2008 voyage through the Ecuador and Peru. Intelligent pieces by of five of the voyagers are in the December 2008 issue of MAA Focus . The seventh Annual Study Tour of Egypt, May 20 – June 1, 2009 will be driven by Professor Jim Ritter of the University of Paris. Visit data is accessible at: http://www.maa.org/egypt_trip/. Data on the 2010 Study Tour of Portugal and Spain with an extra to Morocco will be accessible at MathFest 2009.

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Almost 400,000 exams taken at all evaluation levels. School and colleges can have challenges and reinforce ties with secondary schools and brilliant understudies. MAA co-supported investment of two four-part groups of secondary school young ladies in the 2008 China Girls Math Olympiad held in ZhongShan, China, August 14-21, 2008. Each of the eight young ladies earned a decoration. 2008 International Mathematical Olympiad held in Madrid, Spain; USA group in third place, gaining four gold awards, two silver decorations, and one flawless paper. More information at www.maa.org/amc . American Math Competitions

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Financials Financial Highlights: Total speculation: Around $6M excluding reserves for others companies (Sliffe and Walter B. Passage). Yearly working wage 2007: $7.4M. Financial plan for 2008 : $7.7M Total incomes 2007: $10.3M, of which $3.7M from productions, $1.2M from commitments, and $1.3M from participations. Financial plan for 2008: $10M, of which $3.9M from distributions, $790K from commitments, $1.5M from participation. Absolute resources accounting report third quarter of 2007: over $15M. third quarter of 2008: over $15M. Financial plan Committee Report: Budget for 2007 year not met because of various factors:  diminish in government stipends, diminished participation salary, and putting resources into staff in the understudy and books programs. No progressions expected for 2008 budget.  2009 enrollment levy stay unaltered from 2008.  Finances for 2008 are fairly superior to anything anticipated essentially because of reserve funds in participation costs.

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Financials (cont.) Budget Committee Report (cont.): The 2009 spending plan will probably not be completely accomplished because of the expansive influence from the general monetary atmosphere. Increment in duty for the 2010 year will be held to close to 2.5% for most enrollment classes. Treasurer Report: Finances of the MAA keep on being extremely sound. Structures possessed by MAA were as of late esteemed at over $18M. We are weathering turbulent monetary times in light of budgetary quality worked after some time and more proactive arranging. Financial plan 2009 will be the 3 rd year of shortfalls. An investigation of projects that can be wiped out or made more proficient is being embraced. Treasurer\'s page will be accessible to individuals just at http://www.maa.org/treasurer/. Contains present and chronicled data about MAA\'s funds.

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Membership No adjustment in enrollment levy in 2009, however will go up 2.5% in 2010. Current 2009 part degrees of consistency marginally behind the 2008 pace. Fall 2009: Expect that understudy access to participation diaries and memberships will be electronic. Fall 2009: Expect to test electronic participations in center enrollment reestablishment arrangement. January 2010: Expect that worldwide part access to diaries and memberships will be electronic. Anticipated that would dispatch a patched up Corporate participation in 2009. Expanded push to create familiarity with the MAA and all it offers.

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Halmos Matching Fund Endowment Fund to bolster scientific programming in the Carriage House; both national, global and neighborhood in nature. Virginia Halmos has swore $600K to be coordinated on a two for one premise; MAA had two years to raise $300K to gain the match. As of February 2009, there are 36 benefactors that have swore more than $300,000 over a three year period. All benefactors of $9,000 or above are Founding Patrons of the Halmos Fund. Virigina Halmos swore another $200K to be coordinated. This crusade started this past December and as of now there have been 23 gifts adding up to $12,585. Gifts are empowered. If you don\'t mind go to: http://www.maa.org/advancement/pledgeform.pdf .

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The Paul R. Halmos Commemorative Walk Over 300 blocks have been recorded and introduced on the "Walk". See the blocks being put: http://www.maa.org/news/111708bricks.html . People, math divisions, colleges, MAA Sections, and different associations have taken an interest in this one of a kind method for acknowledgment. To arrange your block, go to: www.maa.org/improvement/riverofbricks.html

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Strategic Planning Cycle I finished: Professional Development, Revenue, and American Mathematics Competition (AMC). Cycle II finished: Students, Membership and Governance. Cycle III gatherings get ready reports for 2010 JMM Board of Governors meeting: STEM Issues, Sections, Meetings, and Publications. Taking after Cycle III: Examination of general mission and vision of the MAA; take into account combination of reports and reflection. Last reports are accessible at: www.maa.org/aboutmaa/sp (individuals as it were).

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Meetings MathFest, July 31 - August 2, 2008 in Madison, WI: Over 1,400 MathFest participants. Facilitated with Pi Mu Epsilon, American Women in Mathematics and Women Count Conference. JMM, January 5 - 9, 2009 in Washington, DC: Record number of participants, more than 5,900 aggregate. Highlights accessible at: http://www.ams.org/amsmtgs/2110_intro.html . View the photograph exhibition at: http://ww.maa.org/day by day .

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Meetings MathFest, August 6 - 8, 2009 in Portland, OR: Meeting together with Pi Mu Epsilon and  American Women in Mathematics. Enrollment accessible internet beginning April 1, 2009. Dynamic accommodation online in mid February, 2009. More information at: www.maa.org/mathfest . JMM, January 13 - 16, 2010 in San Francisco, CA: First MAA-AMS-SIAM Gerald and Judith Porter Public Lecture by Steven H. Strogatz, Cornell University.

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