Motion #1: Board approved the guidelines for the Robertson Rare
Book School Fellowship as submitted by the Professional Development Committee
and as subsequently amended by the Executive Board [see below].
(8 in favor, 1 not present):
The Robertson Rare Book School Fellowship is an award of tuition waiver for one course at the Rare Book School of the University of Virginia, Charlottesville. The Rare Book School offers short courses during Winter, Spring and Summer sessions in the history of books and printing, and other related topics. Course offerings, schedules, and course application information can be found at the Rare Book School web site at: www.virginia.edu/oldbooks/rbs .
The Robertson Rare Book School Fellowship is open to anyone who has been an individual member of ARLIS/NA for more than one year. Interested ARLIS members should follow the general guidelines for applying for a course at the Rare Book School. Accompanying the general application, ARLIS members should request, in writing, that they be considered for the Robertson Rare Book School Fellowship.
The recipient of this award will be selected by the Rare Book School
Admissions Committee. Once this Committee has selected an applicant or
narrowed down the possible recipient list to 2 or 3 people, it should contact
ARLIS/NA Headquarters to confirm membership status of these applicants.
The confirmed, selected recipient shall then be notified by the Rare Book
School Admissions Committee in writing and copies of this notification
will be sent also to the ARLIS/NA President and the Chair of the Professional