ANNOUNCEMENT -- For immediate Release -- January 1998

The Journal of Computational and Graphical Statistics management committee is pleased to announce the appointment of Andreas Buja, as the new editor of the journal 1998-2000. He will succeed William J. Kennedy, who has held the editorship since 1995. For 1997 Buja will serve as Editor-Elect, and then he will serve as Editor for a three year term, from 1998 through 2000. The appointment was recommended by the management committee and approved by the boards of the three sponsoring organizations: the American Statistical Association, the Institute of Mathematical Statistics, and the Interface Foundation of North America.

Manuscripts and correspondence should continue to be sent to the current editor:

William J. Kennedy, Editor JCGS
Department of Statistics
117 Snedecor Building
Iowa State University
Ames, IA 50011

until August 31, 1997. From September 1 on, new submissions should be sent to the new JCGS editor:

Andreas Buja, Editor JCGS
AT&T Laboratories

The mailing address and phone numbers are available on the home page.

Current mailing address:

AT&T Laboratories, room 2C-261
600 Mountain Ave
P.O. Box 636
Murray Hill, NJ 07974-0636

After April, 1997 the mailing address will be:

AT&T Laboratories
180 Park Ave
P.O. Box 971
Florham Park, NJ 07932-0971

The management committtee extends our thanks to Stephen Fienberg, outgoing chair of the JCGS management committee, for conducting a vigorous search resulting in this important appointment.

James L. Rosenberger, Chair