SCA Administrative Committee Acts

December 1971
Spectra;Dec1971, Vol. 7 Issue 6, p8
The article reports on the meetings of the U.S. Speech Communication Association (SCA) Administrative Committee in New York held from October 18 to 20, 1971. The committee screened resolutions submitted for consideration in December of the year. It also approved the establishment of an SCA monograph series, and has moved to establish a Commission on the Profession and Society. Moreover, the committee accepted a plan for electing undesignated members of the Legislative Council, and proposed the establishment of a special committee to decide on a possible relocation of the National Office in 1973. The committee reviewed matters relating to the structure and functioning of the SCA sub-groups. It encouraged cooperative activities with the National Association of Dramatic and Speech Arts. It also commended editors of "The Prospect of Rhetoric," a report of the SCA developmental project. Moreover, the committee adopted a resolution deploring the announced closing of the Lincoln Center Library of the Performing Arts. It also sought leadership for the coordination of SCA observances of the 1976 Bicentennial. The committee authorized a program of activities to mark the 50th anniversary of the international debate program. Furthermore, the committee voted approval of plans for SCA-sponsored summer institutes for secondary school teachers in 1973.


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