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16 April 2021
We encourage everyone in our AGU community to join us in commemorating Earth Day and think about how we can work together to combat climate change and protect our environment.
2 November 2020
September’s board meeting was a special one. We all realize the importance of governance and not resting on our laurels. Planting a shrub is not sufficient, it still needs water, nurturing and pruning.
28 September 2020
AGU receives NSF funding to launch a new diversity, equity and inclusion academy for the geosciences
We are excited to announce that we have received funding from the National Science Foundation (NSF)* to launch a new initiative that will create and support diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) champions. This new initiative — AGU LANDInG (American Geophysical Union Leadership Academy and Network for Diversity and Inclusion in the Geosciences) — will spark the culture shift needed to develop an equitable, inclusive and welcoming environment in geosciences, and …
16 September 2020
We are proud of what we have done so far within our team, but we also recognize we can do more. We remain committed to creating the most diverse team as possible.
14 August 2020
I leave this role confident that AGU has the capacity to achieve its vision.
9 June 2020
To join the national conversation on confronting racism in STEM, we will be doing the following.
28 May 2020
We are excited to announce Randy Fiser will be AGU’s CEO and executive director, effective 17 August 2020.
6 May 2020
Today, AGU released its annual ethics report detailing the efforts of our community to support greater diversity, equity and inclusion in the sciences.
8 April 2020
A few weeks ago, when I opened the FedEx package with my new AGU laptop, I also found the book, Managing Transitions, by William Bridges.
26 March 2020
When I announced I would be leaving AGU in October 2019, 31 March seemed so far away. But now that it’s only a few days from now, I realize time flew by so quickly!
20 March 2020
It has been almost a week since our last update, so I thought it was important to let you know how our staff are doing.
17 March 2020
The executive committee is pleased to announce that Julie Freeman will serve as AGU’s interim executive director and CEO.
16 March 2020
We appreciate the many inquiries we’ve received from all of you about our staff’s well-being, so we thought we’d write a Prow post to keep you updated on how and what we’re doing.
3 February 2020
I want to update you on our progress for AGU’s next CEO and executive director.
23 January 2020
We hope your new year is off to a great start! 2020 will be a big year for AGU in many ways, but one major opportunity we have ahead of us is finalizing a new strategic plan for AGU that will set the organization’s course for the next decade and beyond.
16 December 2019
As the newest member of AGU’s Board of Directors, it was no surprise to be asked to summarize the Board meeting held on Saturday, 7 December 2019.
5 December 2019
I am writing to share a brief update on the search process for the AGU’s next CEO and executive director. As announced in October, Chris McEntee will be departing AGU at the end of the March 2020. A Search Committee is being formed and will be responsible for evaluating a wide range of candidates and, ultimately, recommending a final candidate for hire to the Board of Directors. We hope to …
27 November 2019
So you’re one of 65,000 members of the AGU, But who’s raising the issues that matter to you? You care about accessibility and making meetings green, But will your suggestions ever be seen? If you’re a student member or are early career, We have some information that will make you cheer! You have six representatives on the council at AGU, They’re students, scientists, and postdocs too! The student reps are …
17 October 2019
As a former sea-going scientist, I was reminded during the recent AGU Board meeting (2-4 October) about the distinct roles played by a ship’s crew and the scientific party. The scientific party, much like the AGU Council, is responsible for thinking about how best to advance scientific research. They consider what types of collaborations, instrumentation, and data are needed to achieve such goals, as well as the best sites for …
8 October 2019
It is with mixed emotions that I am announcing that Chris McEntee, our CEO and executive director, has informed us that she will be departing AGU at the end of the first quarter of 2020. During her tenure, her remarkable leadership has positioned AGU as the leading voice and convener of Earth and space science globally. She has led key initiatives that have increased the relevance and value of Earth …