SHAFR is very pleased to announce the appointment of Amy Sayward as its new Executive Director. She is a Professor of History at Middle Tennessee State University and has a wide range of experiences in SHAFR, including service on numerous committees and two decades' worth of conference participation. Professor Sayward served on the staff of Diplomatic History while a graduate student at Ohio State University, and more recently was a member of the journal's editorial board. She brings a wealth of administrative experience to the job, including four years as department chair and stints as Faculty Assistant to the Dean and, subsequently, Interim Associate Dean, of the Graduate School at MTSU. Professor Sayward has also had a distinguished career as a teacher, adviser, and scholar, publishing The Birth of Development in 2006 with The United Nations in International History due out next year.