July 1, 2007
The Science and Engineering Alliance has been approved by the NEON, Inc., Board of Directors as a founding member of the National Ecological Observatory Network. It joins an initial group of founding institutions that includes the following: University of Arizona, University of California–Los Angeles, University of Colorado–Boulder, Harvard University, University of Kansas, Kansas State University, University of New Hampshire, University of Notre Dame, University of South Carolina, Utah State University, University of Washington, and Williams College. NEON Project Office staff are currently processing additional founding member applications and forwarding them to the NEON, Inc., board for consideration.
NEON invites qualified institutions to apply for founding membership or institutional membership in NEON, Inc. Qualified institutions include colleges, universities, museums, scientific associations, and ecological or environmental nonprofit institutions interested in promoting the purposes and activities of NEON. Founding membership applications are due by 1 November 2007. For membership details and an application form, visit http://neoninc.org/neon-membership/join-neon.html.