About HAPA

Since 1975, Eastern Illinois University’s Historical Administration Program has graduated nearly 400 history professionals. The Historical Administration Program Association, an active and extensive alumni network with open membership, supports the program through professional and financial support including scholarships, study trips, and technology updates. This federally recognized 501(c)(3) non-profit organization also publishes a quarterly newsletter, HAPpenings, and sponsors a yearly symposium that exposes participants to cutting-edge ideas and professional networking opportunities.