The Department of Statistics is excited to announce that our very own Professor Ji Zhu was recently appointed Editor-in-Chief of The Annals of Applied Statistics, effective January 1, 2022. Professor Zhu will be serving a three-year term starting at that time. The Annals of Applied Statistics, pubished by the Institute of Mathematical Statistics, is one the most important journals in the field of statistics, and our department would like to offer Professor Zhu a hearty congratulations for this recognition and honor!