Presidential scholars

Dennis R. Preston preston at PILOT.MSU.EDU
Tue Dec 10 20:55:48 UTC 2002

>It has always been current students; I think I would lke to stick with that.


>Dennis, must the nominee be a student now, or could a recent M.A., say,
>At 08:43 AM 12/10/2002 -0500, you wrote:
>>I about to go to my thinking-place and decide on the recipients of
>>this year's Presidential Honorary Membership Awards (as described in
>>the most recent NADS).
>>To refresh your memory -
>>Every year the President of ADS selects an elite group of students
>>(usually three) who have made outstanding contributions to our field.
>>In addition to the honor of being selected, each gets
>>1) Four free membership years, and
>>2) Free luncheon (and personal recognition) at the annual meeting,
>>this year in Atlanta of course, but with the option of putting off
>>this part of the award until a later date if the recipient cannot
>>attend (although that is almost unthinkable to me since I will give
>>this year's luncheon address), and
>>3) (almost always) a photograph for the recipient's treasured
>>memories book of her or himself with the ADS President and other
>>I remind all members that I must be given a description of the
>>nominee's qualifications as soon as possible, even if we have
>>previously discussed your nominee in a hallway, bistro,
>>watering-hole, or even an electronic medium. Please do not depend on
>>my memory; now is the time to pick up your keyboard and nominate (or
>>re-nominate, as the case may be).
>>Dennis R. Preston
>>Professor of Linguistics
>>Department of Linguistics and Languages
>>740 Wells Hall A
>>Michigan State University
>>East Lansing, MI 48824-1027 USA
>>Office - (517) 353-0740
>>Fax - (517) 432-2736

Dennis R. Preston
Professor of Linguistics
Department of Linguistics and Languages
740 Wells Hall A
Michigan State University
East Lansing, MI 48824-1027 USA
Office - (517) 353-0740
Fax - (517) 432-2736

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