International emeritus members? | Chemical & Engineering News
Volume 95 Issue 6 | p. 3 | Letters
Issue Date: February 6, 2017

International emeritus members?

Department: Letters
Keywords: letters

As recognized by ACS at times, membership in the society goes beyond U.S. members to many countries worldwide. Therefore, it is somewhat a surprise to see that the group of emeritus members highlighted in the article “Members for life” was parochial (C&EN, Oct. 17, 2016, page 39). How many of the 15,023 emeriti are foreign ACS members—for example, Canadians? And, on that note, this number is predicted to increase.

Victor Snieckus
Kingston, Ontario


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