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The American Economist

New Chapter Petition Form

Petition for a Local Chapter of
Omicron Delta Epsilon
Honor Society in Economics

Please submit twelve copies of this petition with brief, specific statements on each of the following, as well as twelve copies of the Economics course offerings and degree requirements from your catalog and other supporting documents requested.

1. Name of University or College:
2. Complete address
(up to 5 lines):
  Phone number:
  E-mail address:
3. National Accreditations
(up to 5 lines):
  Regional Accreditations
(up to 5 lines):
4. Number of full-time students:
  Number of part-time students:
5. Do you offer an undergraduate major in Economics? Yes No
     Graduate work in Economics? Yes No
6.
Number of Undergraduate Economics majors:
 
Number of Graduate Economics majors:
7.
Number of full-time staff members in Economics:
8.
List the full-time faculty in the Economics Department and the institutions from which they received their degree (or reproduce copies of such a list from a recent catalog). (Attach if more than 10 lines)
 
9.
Approximate number of students eligible for membership annually according to the minimum requirements which are stated in the ODE constitution:
10.
Statement of acceptance of Section IV no.2 of the ODE constitution which states that "no-one shall be denied membership because of sex, race, color, creed, or national origin"  (12 copies).
11.
A signed statement of approval of this petition by (a) Department Chairman, (b) Dean of the appropriate School or College, and (c) Dean of Student Affairs or other official responsible for approval of campus organizations (12 copies).
12.
Name of prospective Faculty Advisor:
13.
In order to safeguard the group exemption granted to Omicron Delta Epsilon, Inc., under Section 501 (C) of the IRS Code, all chapters have to agree that they are affiliated with and under the control of Omicron Delta Epsilon, Inc.  According to the group exemption, all chapters are eligible for tax exemption under Section 501(C).
  Submbitted by (Name):
    Position:
  Date:

Copies of this petition will be sumbitted to the International Executive Board of Omicron Delta Epsilon for approval.  You will be notified as soon as a vote can be obtained.  Send this completed petition to:

Omicron Delta Epsilon
P.O. Box 2096
Fairhope, AL 36533

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Announcements

DEADLINE EXTENDED: The deadline for submissions to the Frank W Taussig Article Award has been extended to June 30. The Frank W. Taussig Award consists of a cash prize of $1000 to the winner, $200 to the winner's chapter, and submission of the paper to The American Economist.

ODE SUPER STARS: STUDENT AWARD WINNERS 2019
The winner of the IRVING FISHER GRADUATE RESEARCH PAPER PRIZE is Tai Lee of University of Missouri - Columbia for "The Impact of Employment Protection on the Quality of Job Match: Evidence from Job Duration in South Korea."

The winner of the FRANK W. TAUSSIG competition is Austin Martin of Elon University. Martin's submission, “Exploring the Effects of International Wage Differences on Brain Drain," is eligible for submission for publication in The American Economist.

The recipients of the 2018-2019 CHARLES PHILLIPS OUTSTANDING STUDENT LEADERSHIP AWARD were:
Mason Tyler-Nyman of University of Texas-Austin, and
Daniella Stepek of California State University-Sacramento
These deserving students received the Charles Phillips OSL medallion and certificate of merit.

CALL FOR NOMINATIONS:
Nominations are now being accepted for the Distinguished Advisor Award to be given during the 2020 Biennial Convention in San Diego. Students and faculty can nominate an ODE chapter advisor based on longevity and/or outstanding service to the chapter and to the society. Self nominations are also accepted with a letter of recommendation from a dean or department chair. The award consists of a plaque and $500. The Deadline is August 31, 2019.

Omicron Delta Epsilon is proud to be a member of ACHS
Association of College Honor Societies