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Mon Mar 26 2001

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Message 1: Where Are They Now? - Fund Drive Day 11

Date: 26 Mar 2001 05:04:58 -0000
From: linguist <linguistlinguistlist.org>
Subject: Where Are They Now? - Fund Drive Day 11

Dear Linguists,

Thanks to the generosity of the people listed at the end of this
message, we have collected $27,906 of the $40,000 we need. That means 
we need $12,094 more in order to support the students who will edit
LINGUIST in the coming year.

Some of you have noticed that our student editors have been writing
some of the fund drive letters. This year's crew also planned the
fund drive from its inception: they ordered the T-shirts, took the
promotional pictures, put up the fund drive web page, and produced the
Fund Drive Anthem with the slide show which is available by clicking on
the piggy-bank emblem on the LINGUIST homepage. They have also been 
spending 4 hours a day processing donations--in addition to performing 
their regular LINGUIST duties.

We have always been extremely lucky in the caliber of students we
have been able to enlist as LINGUIST editors. And they, of course,
have been lucky to have the support of you, our LINGUIST subscribers.

Since 1994, when the LINGUIST fellowhips were inaugurated, LINGUIST
subscribers have financed the educations of 19 outstanding graduate
students. We thought that you might be interested to learn what they 
are doing now. Your donations funded:

 3 student editors at Texas A&M: 

	One has finished his Ph.D. and is now an Assistant Professor;
 another is currently working on her dissertation (having taken some
 time off for motherhood), and one has finished an M.A. and has just 
	been accepted into several Ph.D. programs in linguistics.

 10 student editors in the M.A. program in linguistics at Eastern Michigan U.:

 5 are now in the leading Ph.D. programs in linguistics.

 1 will enter a leading Ph.D. program in linguistics in Fall, 2001

	2 hold positions in the computer industry. One is using
 his linguistics experience to build a knowledge base; the other is
 an Internet security consultant.

	1 has just finished one M.A. and is about to finish another

 1 (the one who designed our website, stationery, and T-shirts) is 
 now a graphics designer for a large newspaper

 1 student editor at Wayne State U (where LINGUIST has been hosted for only 
 3 years, as compared to 10 years at Eastern Michigan U):

	1 is finishing a B.A. in linguistics this year and going on to an M.A.

 5 student programmers at Eastern Michigan U.:
 
 4 completed their Masters degrees in computer science and
 now hold jobs in software design.

	1 is finishing an M.A. in CS this year

As you see, your donations have contributed not just to The LINGUIST
List but also but to the future of linguistics. Most of the 19
LINGUIST editors you have supported have gone on to pursue careers in
the discipline. Several others have drifted toward computer-related
employment, and their LINGUIST List experiences have nurtured this
interest as well as helped them to secure the jobs they wanted. 

Those of you who have contributed to LINGUIST over the past 7 years
can feel proud that you have helped these students pursue their
educational and career goals. Please help us support the outstanding
students who are now providing you with the services you have come to
expect from LINGUIST. If you have not yet donated to the Linguist
Fund Drive, please do so now.

You can donate by credit card at
http://linguistlist.org/donation-form.html

or you can send a check made out to "The Linguist Editorial
Support Fund" to:

 The LINGUIST Editorial Support Fund
 c/o Helen Aristar-Dry
 Dept. of English Language and Linguistic
 Eastern Michigan University
 Ypsilanti, MI 48197

Or you can simply hit "Reply" to this message, make a pledge by email,
and send your check later. Then we will be able to list you
immediately as one of our donors; and we may be able to reach our goal
(and halt these Fund Drive messages) a bit earlier. Remember, if you
want a shirt, be sure to include your size, style preference, and a
snail-mail address with your check or email pledge.

As a 501(c)3 organization, LINGUIST qualifies for corporate
donation-matching programs; and, of course, your donation is tax
deductible.

In return for a donation of $25 or more, we would like to send you a
snazzy, dark blue LINGUIST T-shirt or sweatshirt. Go to

http://linguistlist.org/funddrive.html

for styles and prices, as well as photos of our fashion-conscious
staff modeling this oh-so-elegant casual attire!

And don't forget to find the "Singing Pig" on the LINGUIST Home Page
and click for our sophisticated production, "The LINGUIST Fund Drive
Experience"!

With sincere thanks for your continued support,

The LINGUIST Crew,

Anthony, Andrew, Helen, John, Terry, Simin, Karen, Lydia, Naomi,
James, Michael, Ljuba, Jody, Marie, Gayathri, and Heather


	LINGUIST Contributors	
	
	MAINSTAYS ($100 and Over)
	Anonymous
	Shanley	Allen
	Arendse	Bernth
	Wayles	Browne
	G. Tucker Childs
	Douglas	Dee
	Steven	Donahue
	Arienne M. Dwyer
	Joseph	Fortunato
	Elaine J. Francis
	Irmengard Rauch & Gerald F. Carr
	Nikolas	Gisborne
	Carolyn	Hartnett
	Monica Macaulay and Joe Salmons
	Elizabeth D. Liddy
	Elena	Maslova
	Tom Milligan
	Rebecca L. Moreton
	Geoffrey S. Nathan
	Sharon	Obeidallah
	Barbara H. Partee
	Linda	Rashidi
	Robin Thelwall and Rebecca Bradley
	Keren D. Rice
	Shirley K. Silver
	Carlota	Smith
	Michael	Swan
	Frances	Trix
	Elly van Gelderen
	Laura Wagner
	Catherine Walter
	Linda R. Waugh
	Doug Whalen
	Ronnie Wilbur
	Cathy Wissink
	Larisa Zlatic
	Arnold M. Zwicky
	
	INSTITUTIONS 
	Albert-Ludwigs-Universitaet
	Arizona State University, English Department
	Augustana College
	BCL Computers
	Boydell & Brewer Ltd
	California State University Fresno
	Compuling
	Conversay
	Educational Testing Service
	Florida International University, English Dept
	global words ltd (Logos corp.)
	GTZ
	Harvard University, Dept. of Linguistics
	Houghton Mifflin Company
	Indiana University Bloomington
	Indiana University, Dept of French & Italian
	Inzigo Research
	Kyushu University
	Language and Computing NV
	LingoMotors, Inc.
	Linguistic Systems, Inc.
	Logos Corporation
	Long Now Foundation - The Rosetta Project
	Michigan State University, Psychology Research
	Microsoft Corporation
	National Chenchi University, Dept. of English
	National Chung Cheng University
	National Foreign Language Center
	National Security Agency
	National Tsing Hua University
	Nottingham Trent University, Dept English & Media
	nStein Technologies
	Ohio State Univ
	Ohio State University, Dept. of Linguistics
	Oregon Graduate Institute
	Princeton University
	Rice University
	Rochester Institute of Technology
	Ruhr Universitaet Bochum
	SATZ Consulting GmbH
	SRA International
	Stockholm University, Dept. of Linguistics
	Texas Tech University, College of Arts & Sciences
	The Macquarie Library Pty. Ltd
	Tilburg University
	TouchPoint Consulting, Inc.
	Uni of Sussex, School of Cognitive & Computing Sci
	United Internet Technologies
	Univ of South Carolina, Linguistics Program
	Univerity of Osnabrueck
	University College Dublin
	University of Alberta, Dept. of Linguistics
	University of Calgary, Linguistics Dept
	University of California, Los Angeles
	University of Cambridge
	University of Chicago
	University of Connecticut, Dept. of Linguistics
	University of Duesselldorf
	University of Edinburgh
	University of Florida, Dept. of Linguistics
	University of Heidelberg
	University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
	University of Konstanz, Dept. of Linguistics
	University of Limerick
	University of Massachusetts/Amherst
	University of Michigan, Dept. of Linguistics
	University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
	University of Pittsburgh
	University of the Witwatersrand, linguistics dept.
	University of Toronto
	University of Toronto, Linguistics department
	Utrecht Institute of Linguistics
	Utrecht Institute of Linguistics OTS
	Wayne State University, Dept of German & Slavic
	West Virginia University
	
	SUPPORTERS ($50 - $100)
	Anonymous
	Barbara	Abbot
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	Julie Auger
	Stephano Bertolo
	Garland	Bills
	Steven G. Bird
	Wannie	Carstens
	Eugenia	Casielles
	Donna Christian
	Zaida A. Cintron
	Karen Davis
	Joseph F. Eska
	Susan Fitzmaurice
	Janet Fuller
	Elly V.	Gelderen
	Charles E. Gribble
	Barbara	Herrarte
	Ruth Kempson
	Matthias T. Kromann
	Josep M. Fontana and Louise McNally
	Scott McGinnis
	Gerald	McMenamin
	Ingo Plag
	John Reighard
	Laurel D. Reinking
	Don Rubin
	Catherine Rudin
	Dave Schneider
	Andreas	Schramm
	Charles	Scott
	Dan I. Slobin
	Maria T. Taboada
	Pius ten Hacken
	Cornelia Tschichold
	Ton van der Wouden
	Elly van Gelderen
	Angeliek van Hout
	Prof. Theo Vennemann
	Karl Heinz Wagner

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	Paula W. Baird
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	C A Brewster
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	Giancarlo Buoiano
	Susan Burt
	Wivun T. Chiung
	Linda K. Coleman
	Naomi Cull
	Hortensia Curell
	Douglas J. Davidson
	Dorothy	Disterheft
	Meredith Doran
	Stanley	Dubinsky
	Katarzyna Dziwirek
	Suzette H. Elgin
	Vijayarani J. Fedson
	James L. Fidelholtz
	William H. Fletcher
	Laura Fox
	Judith W. Fuller
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	Jila Ghomeshi
	Fernanda Gonalves
	Joachim	Grabowski
	Stefan Th. Gries
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	Elke Hentschel
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	Gary B.	Palmer
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	Amara Prasithrathsint
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	Anne Reboul
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	Donald F. Reindl
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	David D. Robertson
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	Amy Sheldon
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	Gert Stevens
	Anna Szabolcsi
	John te Velde
	David Tugwell
	Daisuke	Umehara
	Hilaire	Valiquette
	Job M. van Zuijlen
	Max Wheeler

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 MAJOR SUPPORTERS

 Arnold Publishers
 http://www.arnoldpublishers.com

 Athelstan Publications
 http://www.athel.com

 Blackwell Publishers
 http://www.blackwellpublishers.co.uk/

 Cambridge University Press
 http://www.cup.org

 Cascadilla Press
 http://www.cascadilla.com/

 Elsevier Science Ltd.
 http://www.elsevier.nl/locate/linguistics

 John Benjamins
 http://www.benjamins.com/
 http://www.benjamins.nl/

 Kluwer Academic Publishers
 http://www.wkap.nl/

 Lernout & Hauspie
 http://www.lhsl.com

 Lincom Europa
 http://www.lincom-europa.com

 MIT Press
 http://mitpress.mit.edu/books-legacy.tcl

 Mouton de Gruyter
 http://www.deGruyter.de/hling.html

 Multilingual Matters
 http://www.multilingual-matters.com/

 Oxford UP
 http://www.oup-usa.org/

 Pearson Education
 http://www.pearsoneduc.com/catalog.html

 Rodopi
 http://www.rodopi.nl/

	 Routledge
		 http://www.routledge.com/

 Springer-Verlag
 http://www.springer.de

 Summer Institute of Linguistics
 http://www.sil.org/


 OTHER SUPPORTING PUBLISHERS

 Anthropological Linguistics
 http://www.indiana.edu/~anthling/

 Finno-Ugrian Society
 http://www.helsinki.fi/jarj/sus/

 Graduate Linguistic Students' Assoc., Umass
 http://www.umass.edu/linguist/GLSA/

 Kingston Press Ltd.
 http://www.kingstonpress.com

 Linguistic Assoc. of Finland
 http://www.ling.helsinki.fi/sky/

 Linguistic Society of Southern Africa (LSSA)
 http://www.safest.org.za/bsp

 Pacific Linguistics
 http://pacling.anu.edu.au

 Pacini Editore Spa
 http://www.pacinieditore.it/

 Virittaja Aikakauslehti
 http://www.helsinki.fi/jarj/kks/virittaja.html


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