Section News - Statistical Education
Waller Education Award: Call for Nominations

Jeff Witmer
Oberlin College

Newsletter for the Section on Statistical Education
Volume 9, Number 1 (Winter 2003)

The Section on Statistical Education is proud to be administering the second Waller Education Award in 2003. Established by a contribution from retired ASA Executive Director Ray Waller and his wife Carolyn, this award honors an individual for innovation in the instruction of elementary statistics. Nominees should be early in their career (ten or fewer years of full-time teaching) with responsibility for teaching "the first course" in statistics in a two-year college, a four-year college, or a research university. Graduate teaching assistants may be nominated for the award.

The recipient will be selected according to the following criteria:

Nominations should be submitted as a complete packet, consisting of:

Nominations must be received by 1 April 2003. They should be sent to: Waller Education Award Committee, c/o Jeff Witmer, Office of the Dean, Cox 101, Oberlin College, Oberlin, OH 44074. Questions may be addressed to The recipient will be honored at the Joint Statistical Meetings in San Francisco.

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