Blog-In the News

CAL shares news and announcements about our organization, staff and work as well as periodically posting links to online news articles that reference information related to our work and mission.

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In Memoriam: Joshua A. Fishman

March 2, 2015

CAL is saddened by the passing of our valued colleague and friend, Dr. Joshua A. Fishman, a beloved teacher and influential scholar. His scholarship was recognized throughout the world for its importance and its relevance about the language issues prevalent in society. 

In Memoriam: James E. Alatis

March 2, 2015

CAL is saddened by the passing of our valued colleague and friend, Dr. James E. Alatis, a visionary in the field of English language teaching and a founding member and first executive director of TESOL International Association. 

In Memoriam: Richard Ruiz, PhD

February 10, 2015

CAL is saddened by the passing of our valued colleague and friend, Richard Ruiz (University of Arizona). His vision and commitment to language learning and equity were unequalled and he will be missed by all those whose lives he touched.

In Memoriam: Mike Grover, Multilingual Matters

October 1, 2013

CAL is saddened by the passing of our valued colleague and friend, Mike Grover, founder of Multilingual Matters. His vision and commitment to language learning and equity were unequalled and he will be missed by all those whose lives he touched.