Grant Committee Report
For CALA Board
Meeting at ALA Annual Conference
June 25, 2011
DATE: June 13, 2011
NAME OF THE COMMITTEE: Conference
Travel Grant Committee
MEMBER ROSTER: (PLEASE LIST CHAIR AS THE FIRST NAME)
IS THIS AN Interim or annual REPORT? _ _ Interim _ X _Annual
During the past 6 months, our
Committee has administrated and awarded the CALA Conference Travel Grant (referred to as Grant below) to four qualified
candidates for the year 2010-2011 following the Guidelines (See http://www.cala-web.org/node/835)
and the timeline delineated below:
February 2011 - Announce the availability of the Grant on the CALAList
and solicit/encourage application from the CALA membership.
March 2011 - Send three reminder emails about the Grant to the
April 9, 2011 - Close
the application process and begin review of the applications.
April 18, 2011 - Decide
on the final recipients and report final list to the CALA Executive, President,
and the CALA Board for review and approval.
May 18-20, 2011-the CALA Board approved our selection.
June 1, 2011 - Notify the final four recipients of the awards and
post the recipient list on the CALAList.
Based upon our Committee's review, the following four
qualified candidates among total five applicants were chosen as the recipients
of this year award:
Charlene Chou (Columbia University)
Jin (Ohio Wesleyan University)
S. Raymond Wang (Community College of Baltimore)
Ying Xu (California State University, Los Angeles)
Yongyi Song &
Dajin Sun (Co-Chair of Conference Travel Grant Committee)