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Volume 2, Issue3May 1989

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    As this is being written, the results of the election of new APS officers are not yet known. But the slates are strong ones, and it is comforting to realize that whatever the outcomes, the Society will be in good hands — and that they will be handed a thriving organization. Although regretful about the lengthy set of events that made its formation necessary, I am proud of having been the first President of APS and even prouder of what has been accomplished in the first nine months of its existence. Starting with no money and no support except for the largely volunteer labors of its supporters (most particularly, members of the Steering Committee, in addition to the officers), the Society has already grown to nearly 6,000 full and student members.