Academic journal article Forum for Applied Research and Public Policy

Recalling Solon

Academic journal article Forum for Applied Research and Public Policy

Recalling Solon

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I've known this day was coming for months. Still, I've dreaded it--FORUM's final issue. I'm grateful for having worked on almost a third of the issues since the publication's birth in 1986. I really shouldn't complain.

It's been a great run. FORUM has won dozens of prizes during the past decade. From the very beginning, it's been blessed with a remarkable staff. Its contributors would make anyone's list of who's who. The journal has filled a unique niche among the tens of thousands of publications released every year.

At the end of last year, however, we lost a major sponsor. We didn't find a replacement; and FORUM'S publisher, the University of Tennessee, while gasping for funding itself, couldn't carry the extra financial load. I had to lay off staff at Christmas, and the journal has been limping along ever since, while I've worked on this final issue.

I've loved putting together each issue of FORUM during the past five years. What editor wouldn't love working with authors who are the eyes of the great topical storms of our time? …

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