Mary Kay Switzer, associate communications professor, has been elected president of the Text and Academic Authors Association (TAA.) Switzer¿s term will begin in July. She will serve for three years as president.
Switzer is the director of the TAA national conference in New Orleans in June 2011. In addition, she will have a column for The Academic Author, the TAA newsletter, give out a President¿s Award and serve on the Council of Fellows.
TAA is the only national association for textbook and academic authors. TAA has won the McGuffey and Texty awards for outstanding textbooks.