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Announcements from the Computing Research Association.

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CRA Executive Director Andrew Bernat Announces Retirement


After nearly 20 years at the helm of the Computing Research Association, Executive Director Andrew Bernat announced he will retire from his position as of September 1. Bernat joined CRA in 2002 and under his leadership the association has seen a dramatic, positive transformation, more than tripling in size and launching significant new efforts in research visioning, widening participation, and postgraduate support, while remaining the organization of record for computing research issues in Washington policy circles.

Upcoming Deadlines


Are You Working on the Taulbee Survey?

The due date for the main section of the Taulbee Survey is January 20. Academic units that participated in the salary survey should have received their links to the preliminary results.

Upcoming Deadlines

February 1 – CRA-E 2021 SIGCSE TS Virtual Pre‐Symposium Event

February 12 – Nominations for New CCC Council Members

March 31 – CRA-WP Borg Early Career Award

March 31 – CRA-WP Skip Ellis Early Career Award

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CRA and CERP Welcome Colin Karnes


CRA has recently hired Colin Karnes as a research assistant for CRA’s Center for Evaluating the Research Pipeline (CERP). In this role, Colin supports CERP activities, as they relate to CERP’s research and administrative tasks.

Prior to joining CRA, Colin worked as a graduate research assistant at the Department of Public and Nonprofit Studies at Georgia Southern University. Colin holds a Master of Public Administration degree from Georgia Southern University (2019) and a Bachelor of Arts in Social Sciences from the University at Buffalo (2014). He has experience in public education, nonprofit administration, and corporate governance. In his free time, Colin enjoys reading, volunteering, and exploring Washington, DC.

Announcements


Are You Working on the Taulbee Survey?
The CRA Taulbee Survey is in progress. The deadline for the salary section is December 1.
Late December: Preliminary salary report available to participants.
January 17, 2020: Due date for the main Taulbee section.

CRA CV Database
The CRA CV Database is now open for the 2019-20 recruiting season.

Upcoming Nomination Deadlines
CRA-E Undergraduate Research Faculty Mentoring Award
November 22
Candidates Sought for CRA Board of Directors
November 29
CRA Distinguished Service Award
December 6
A. Nico Habermann Award
December 6
CRA-E Graduate Fellows Program
January 27, 2020

Announcements


Are You Working on the Taulbee Survey?
The CRA Taulbee Survey is in progress. The deadline for the salary section is December 1.
Late December: Preliminary salary report available to participants.
January 17, 2020: Due date for the main Taulbee section.

CRA CV Database
The CRA CV Database is now open for the 2019-20 recruiting season.

Upcoming Nomination Deadlines
CRA Award for Outstanding Undergraduate Researchers
October 18
CRA-E Undergraduate Research Faculty Mentoring Award
November 22
Candidates Sought for CRA Board of Directors
November 29
CRA Distinguished Service Award
December 6
A. Nico Habermann Award
December 6
CRA-E Graduate Fellows Program
January 27, 2020

Announcements


Are You Working on the Taulbee Survey?
The CRA Taulbee Survey is in progress.
Late December: Preliminary salary report available to participants.
January 15, 2019: Due date for the main Taulbee section.

Upcoming Nomination Deadlines
Candidates Sought for CRA Board of Directors (November 30)
CRA Distinguished Service Award (December 7)
A. Nico Habermann Award (December 7)
CRA-E Graduate Fellows Program (January 28, 2019)

Announcements


Are You Working on the Taulbee Survey?
The CRA Taulbee Survey is in progress. The deadline for the salary section is November 27.
Late December: Preliminary salary report available to participants.
January 15, 2019: Due date for the main Taulbee section.

Upcoming Nomination Deadlines
CRA Award for Outstanding Undergraduate Researchers
October 15

CRA-E Undergraduate Research Faculty Mentoring Award
November 26

Candidates Sought for CRA Board of Directors
November 30

CRA Distinguished Service Award
December 7

A. Nico Habermann Award
December 7

CRA-E Graduate Fellows Program
January 28, 2019

 

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Former CRA Board Member Marie desJardins Named Dean of Simmons’ College of Organizational, Computational, and Information Sciences


Simmons University has announced the appointment of Marie desJardins, as Dean of the College of Organizational, Computational, and Information Sciences. desJardins is a former CRA board member and current chair of the CRA Dean’s Group.

In her new position, desJardins will work with faculty, students, and the Simmons community to build a new interdisciplinary college to integrate computational disciplines, traditional and digital information sciences, and the business school, approaching entrepreneurship and leadership in a new, more robust way.

Announcements


Greg Byrd Joins the CRA Board of Directors
Greg Byrd has been appointed the new IEEE-CS representative on the CRA board of directors.

CRA Executive Director Andrew Bernat Elected 2017 AAAS Fellow
CRA Executive Director Andrew Bernat, has been named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). In addition, CRA board member H.V. Jagadish and former board member M. Tamer Özsu were also named AAAS Fellows.

Congratulations to the 2017 ACM Fellows
The ACM recently named 54 of its members as ACM Fellows for transformative contributions and advancing technology in the digital age.

CRA-E Graduate Fellows Program Accepting Nominations
Faculty members are invited to nominate a graduate student by January 29, 2018.