The first-ever Administrative Issues Journal Conference will be held this October at Southwestern Oklahoma State University in Weatherford and organizers recently received a $4,000 grant from the City of Weatherford and its Hotel/Motel Tax Committee to help with the start of the new conference. At the presentation were (front from left): Dr. Kelly Moor, Dr. Lisa Appeddu and Dr. Trisha Wald, all with SWOSU and the AIJ. Back from left—Dr. Tami Moser, AIJ; SWOSU Provost Dr. Blake Sonobe; SWOSU President Randy Beutler; Weatherford Mayor Mike Brown; and Dr. Patsy Parker, AIJ.