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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

ODE Superstars

ODE is pleased to announce the winners of the annual paper competitions. The winner of the Irving Fisher Award for 2016 is Bibek Adhikari of Tulane University (now assistant professor at Illinois State University-Normal). The winner of the Frank W. Taussig undergraduate award is Benny Goldman of Macalester College.

Call for Nominations:

Nominations will be accepted until August 31, 2017 for the Distinguished Advisor award, recognizing service to ODE. Nominations are accepted from ODE chapter officers, economics faculty, and department chairs or deans. Self-nominations are accepted with a letter of support from the department chair or dean.

Two positions as vice-presidents will be open on the ODE Executive Board in the 2018 elections. Nominations will be accepted until August 31, 2017 and should be sent to the Nominations Committee chaired by ODE Executive President Alan Grant at

[email protected]. New officers will be voted on during the Biennial Convention held during the ASSA meetings in Philadelphia in January 2018.

Deadlines

February 1, 2017

Deadline for nominations for Charles Phillips Outstanding Student Leader Award, which provides recognition to students who assume active leadership roles in their ODE chapters. Up to three winners are chosen to receive ODE Honor Medallions. Faculty advisors are encouraged to nominate deserving students in their chapters.

April 30, 2017

Chapter reporting form  is due - Return this form to the Central Office. Information given to us in this form will be posted on this website in Chapter News. Any outstanding grant reports for 2016 grants should be received no later than this date as well.

The deadline for proposals for Chapter Project Grants for the fall of 2017 is April 30. Please read and follow grant guidelines.

May 15, 2017

Deadline for submitting form to present papers at the Graduate Student Session in Philadelphia in January 2018 at the Allied Social Sciences Association meeting.

In January 2018, Omicron Delta Epsilon (ODE) will sponsor a graduate-student session at the annual meeting of the Allied Social Science Association in Philadelphia. This session, which is sponsored jointly by ODE and the AEA, will include three or four papers, each with a presenter and a discussant. ODE invites submissions from all fields of economics. This session will likely feature papers from a variety of fields unless a common theme arises from the submissions.

ODE invites submissions from all graduate students. Papers chosen for this session are eligible for submission to The American Economist and automatically entered into ODE's Irving Fisher Graduate Article Competition. Moreover, graduate students who are members of ODE are eligible for Benjamin M. Friedman Travel Awards. Each award reimburses documented-travel and lodging expenses up to $500. Membership in ODE must be confirmed by a letter from a Chapter Advisor.

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