Atlanta, 1991

There were 14 of us at the first meeting of isolated statisticians, which was held at 10:00 on Sunday morning of JSM.  (Historical note: 6 had
internet email, 5 had only bitnet, a few didn't know their email addresses by memory.)

We discussed how to deal with local politics within departments of  mathematics (e.g., to statisticians consulting is highly valued work, but
mathematicians often don't understand this).  We also discussed  accreditation of undergraduate programs.

A third topic was the possible creation of a newsletter for the Section on  Statistical Education and what kinds of articles might appear in such a

Jeff Witmer