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  • Lloyd Miller
    Aug 3, 2011
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      Ahah, you must have seen some from across the Omaha side of the Bob Kerry Memorial Bridge.


      On Aug 3, 2011, at 10:00 AM, Kaupp, Ann wrote:

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      > Iowa grows tractors!
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      > -----Original Message-----
      > From: SACC-L@yahoogroups.com [mailto:SACC-L@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of Dianne C
      > Sent: Wednesday, August 03, 2011 9:32 AM
      > To: sacc-l@yahoogroups.com
      > Subject: RE: [SACC-L] SACC name change
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      > Lloyd, Iowa ISN"T the potato capital? What do y'all grow? I know Idaho (or one of those "flyover states" grows corn!
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      > > To: SACC-L@yahoogroups.com
      > > From: lloyd.miller@...
      > > Date: Tue, 2 Aug 2011 13:43:25 -0500
      > > Subject: Re: [SACC-L] SACC name change
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      > > OMG, is Boston in the Northeast? I had forgotten! I think we "veterans" need to have a "reminiscence" session at the next meetings. So much fun and so much to remember...No longer will I chortle at people who think we grow potatoes in Iowa-Lloyd
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      > > On Aug 2, 2011, at 1:14 PM, <dianne.chidester@...> wrote:
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      > > > Lloyd, You have too been in the Northeast. I remember a jazz club in
      > > > Boston and fire alarms in the middle of the night chasing us all into
      > > > the streets. Ahh. Sweet SACC memories! -- Dianne
      > > >
      > > > -----Original Message-----
      > > > From: SACC-L@yahoogroups.com [mailto:SACC-L@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf
      > > > Of Lloyd Miller
      > > > Sent: Tuesday, August 02, 2011 1:50 PM
      > > > To: SACC-L@yahoogroups.com
      > > > Subject: Re: [SACC-L] SACC name change
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      > > > Hey, I sure second that! I've never been in the Northeast and would love
      > > > an opportunity to go.
      > > > Lloyd
      > > >
      > > > On Aug 2, 2011, at 12:31 PM, Kaupp, Ann wrote:
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      > > > > Brian, would you consider organizing a meeting in your area? Would be
      > > > fun to be in the NE again.
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      > > > > From: SACC-L@yahoogroups.com [mailto:SACC-L@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf
      > > > Of Lynch, Brian M
      > > > > Sent: Tuesday, August 02, 2011 12:31 PM
      > > > > To: SACC-L@yahoogroups.com
      > > > > Subject: RE: [SACC-L] SACC name change
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      > > > > Even as a full-time person in anthro/soc, I just got professional dues
      > > > cut from my department budget (which was minimal to begin with). It is
      > > > now suggested that my professional dues should come out of my allotment
      > > > of professional development funds. That allotment *might* cover
      > > > registration and lodging (or part of...) for a single conference, if it
      > > > is not too far away. So more and more of our professional development
      > > > and membership dues will have to come out of pocket. It is typical of
      > > > why, already, I have been able to do little more than envy those
      > > > attending SACC Fests on the west coast, or those who can travel more
      > > > than 300 miles from their institutions to attend an annual conference.
      > > > And it is only getting tighter.
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      > > > > Brian
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      > > > > From: SACC-L@yahoogroups.com<mailto:SACC-L%40yahoogroups.com>
      > > > [mailto:SACC-L@yahoogroups.com<mailto:SACC-L%40yahoogroups.com>] On
      > > > Behalf Of Anthropmor
      > > > > Sent: Tuesday, August 02, 2011 12:03 PM
      > > > > To: SACC-L@yahoogroups.com<mailto:SACC-L%40yahoogroups.com>
      > > > > Subject: Re: [SACC-L] SACC name change
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      > > > > the name change is fine - I've come out for that. A big problem is
      > > > that we aren't getting paid enopugh - most of us are adjuncts.
      > > > > That means multiple jobs - many outsid e of the academy.
      > > > > Mike Pavlik
      > > > >
      > > > > -----Original Message-----
      > > > > From: dianne.chidester
      > > > <dianne.chidester@...<mailto:dianne.chidester%40gvltec.edu>
      > > > <mailto:dianne.chidester%40gvltec.edu> >
      > > > > To: SACC-L <SACC-L@yahoogroups.com<mailto:SACC-L%40yahoogroups.com>
      > > > <mailto:SACC-L%40yahoogroups.com> >
      > > > > Sent: Tue, Aug 2, 2011 10:39 am
      > > > > Subject: RE: [SACC-L] SACC name change
      > > > >
      > > > > SACC and AAA are not the only groups coping with dwindling membership.
      > > >
      > > > > I am a member of a regional organization that is almost to the point
      > > > > where it's only the "old folks" who continue membership. I think that
      > > > > this is due partly to lack of funding for travel, lack of individuals'
      > > >
      > > > > abilities to pay own their own, more information readily available
      > > > > virtually, more time demands made on faculty with increasing course
      > > > > loads due to budget cuts (at least at my school), more emphasis on
      > > > > faculty development concentrated on technology rather than content (my
      > > >
      > > > > school), etc. I have even talked to a couple of faculty members at
      > > > > four-year schools who have been told that presenting at conferences
      > > > does
      > > > > not count toward tenure. Attending conferences is even less
      > > > worthwhile.
      > > > >
      > > > > I'm not sure whether a name change will counteract the issues listed
      > > > > above. It may be worth a try, though.
      > > > >
      > > > > Dianne (getting ready for a webinar) Chidester
      > > > >
      > > > > From: SACC-L@yahoogroups.com<mailto:SACC-L%40yahoogroups.com>
      > > > <mailto:SACC-L%40yahoogroups.com>
      > > > [mailto:SACC-L@yahoogroups.com<mailto:SACC-L%40yahoogroups.com>
      > > > <mailto:SACC-L%40yahoogroups.com> ] On Behalf
      > > > > Of Bob Muckle
      > > > > Sent: Tuesday, August 02, 2011 11:27 AM
      > > > > To: SACC-L@yahoogroups.com<mailto:SACC-L%40yahoogroups.com>
      > > > <mailto:SACC-L%40yahoogroups.com>
      > > > > Subject: [SACC-L] SACC name change
      > > > >
      > > > > Hello all,
      > > > >
      > > > > I just want to throw my opinion into the discussion about a potential
      > > > > name change for SACC.
      > > > >
      > > > > I am 100% for it; for all the reasons outlined. by Laura. It is time.
      > > > >
      > > > > Bob
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