Waller Education Award: Call for Nominations


The Section on Statistical Education is proud to be administering the seventh Waller Education Award in 2008. 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 April 1, 2008. They should be sent to: Waller Education Award Committee, c/o Jessica Utts, Department of Statistics, University of California Davis, One Shields Ave, Davis, CA 95616. Questions may be addressed to utts@wald.ucdavis.edu. The recipient will be honored at the 2008 Joint Statistical Meetings in Denver.


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