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American Mathematical Monthly Editor Search

The Mathematical Association of America seeks to identify candidates to succeed Scott T. Chapman as editor of the American Mathematical Monthly when his term ends in December 2016. The Search Committee plans to make a recommendation during the spring of 2015 so that the new editor can be approved by the Board of Governors and begin handling all new manuscript submissions in January 2016. The person named would be Editor-Elect during 2016 and would serve as Editor for the five years 2017-2021.

Questions about the position and its workload should be addressed either to the chair of the search committee, Paul Zorn (, or to the current Monthly editor, Scott Chapman (

Each applicant should submit a resumé, names of three references, and a letter of interest that addresses both past editorial experience and future vision for the Monthly. These should be emailed as attachments in Word or PDF format to Barbara Faires, MAA Secretary ( They can also be sent by postal mail to:

Barbara T. Faires, MAA Secretary
Box 15 Westminster College
New Wilmington, PA 16172

Nominations of outstanding candidates for editor may also be submitted directly to the MAA Secretary.

MAA provides support for the editor’s work. Questions about support should be addressed to Jim Angelo (, MAA Director of Publications.

Applications and nominations will be accepted until the position is filled, although preference will be given to applications received by late March.

News Date: 
Wednesday, December 3, 2014