Posts Categorized: Announcements

Summer Update on Executive Director Search

The process of selecting a new MLA executive director to succeed Rosemary G. Feal is under way.  The position profile, written by the search committee and the Executive Council, is now available on the MLA’s search page and on the Web site of our search consultants, Isaacson, Miller. The position will be advertised in the… Read more »

Executive Director Search

On 24 February Rosemary Feal announced that she plans to step down as executive director of the MLA in summer 2017. The association’s Executive Council has appointed a search committee and retained a search firm to find her successor. Search Committee The Executive Council aimed to form a search committee of a workable size that… Read more »

MLA Executive Director Rosemary G. Feal to Step Down in 2017

Rosemary G. Feal, the executive director of the Modern Language Association since summer 2002, has informed the Executive Council that she plans to step down when her third five-year term concludes in summer 2017. The Executive Council will appoint a search committee for Feal’s successor at its February 2016 meeting and aims to have a… Read more »

An Introduction to the New Forum Structure

Dear MLA Members, It is our pleasure to announce that the Executive Council has approved a proposal for a new division and discussion group structure starting with the 2016 convention. As cochairs of the working group that developed the proposal over three years, with broad-based consultation among individual members, numerous MLA committees, and the Delegate… Read more »