# Journal of Group Theory

November 6, 2010

The following email came through the group-pub-forum this morning.

Resignation of the Editorial Board of Journal of Group Theory Dear Colleagues, On 20 October 2010 the entire Editorial Board of the Journal of Group Theory submitted their resignation to the publisher, De Gruyter, with effect from 31 December 2010. This unanimous action followed the resignation of the Managing Editor of the journal, Professor John Wilson, on October 14, 2010. The editors stopped processing any papers submitted after 14 October 2010 but will continue to work, up to 31 December 2010, with manuscripts submitted to them before 14 October 2010. We thank all authors and reviewers who worked with us for the benefit of mathematics. Miklos Abert Alexandre V. Borovik Nigel Boston Martin R. Bridson Michel Broue Francesco de Giovanni Robert Guralnick James Howie Andrei Jaikin Zapirain William M. Kantor Evgenii I. Khukhro Dessislava H. Kochloukova Linus Kramer Gunter Malle Alexandre Yu. Olshanskii Christopher W. Parker Derek J. S. Robinson Said Sidki George Willis John S. Wilson

If anyone knows the reason for this mass resignation then please let us know.

Advertisements

5 Comments
leave one →

Google “John Wilson group theory” and this page comes up haha!

The reason for the mass resignation can be found here: http://www.math.uni-muenster.de/u/linus.kramer/jgt.pdf

Thanks for the link,

Michael

quoting from L.Kramer’s page:

I wonder what this is?

I recently saw an Elsevier journal having a submission system definitely lifted off arXiv.org, forcing people to

submitpapers as LaTeX source…The dispute has now been resolved. See here.