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Policy Statements and Guidelines

Policy Statements

According to Article IV, Section 8, of the AMS Bylaws, the Council has the power to speak in the name of the Society with respect to matters affecting the status of mathematics or mathematicians, such as proposed or enacted federal or state legislation; conditions of employment in universities, colleges, or business, research or industrial organizations; regulations, policies, or acts of governmental agencies or instrumentalities; and other items which tend to affect the dignity and effective position of mathematics.

Following is a list of policy statements the Council has adopted since 1994 so as to speak in the name of the Society:

Guidelines, Policies, and Statements

The Council or Board of Trustees has adopted the following guidelines and policies:


Contact the AMS Secretary with questions about Policy Statements or Guidelines.

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