In December 1992, Carol Roberts started this list at Cornell University. Bill Blinn and Jane Lyle served as list co-owners from the late 1990s through 2013.Katharine O'Moore-Klopf and John Renish became the list co-owners at the end of 2013, and then Katharine became the sole list owner in February 2016.Katharine became the sole list owner in February 2016.
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Bill Blinn and Jane Lyle became the list owners in the late 1990s.