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Caucus of Academic Representatives Officers

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Charge:

The purpose of this Caucus of Academic Representatives is to promote the statistics discipline within the academic community and to provide resources for academic statisticians to successfully advocate for the discipline. In particular, the Caucus will
  • provide assistance to academic departments offering degrees in statistics or biostatistics;
  • provide a venue for discussion of issues affecting departments and programs in statistics and biostatistics;
  • facilitate interaction between faculty at different institutions, especially between those at research departments and at undergraduate institutions;
  • dentify and collect data that are helpful for heads/chairs in dealing with their administrations and function as a repository for such data;
  • arrange a yearly meeting of the members of this group (Caucus of Academic Representatives);
  • arrange a yearly workshop for Department Chairs and Heads;
  • promote the statistics profession.
  • Composition: The members of the Caucus will be academic statisticians who are in a position to achieve the Caucus's purpose. This will include:

    1. the Head or Chair or designated/elected representative of any Department of Statistics or Biostatistics at a US institution of higher education offering a M.S. or Ph.D. in statistics or biostatistics;
    2. the leader of any group of statistics faculty in any department at a US institution of higher education offering a Master's or Doctorate with a concentration in statistics or biostatistics (not already included in item 1);
    3. the leader of any group of statistics faculty at a US institution of higher education offering a Bachelor's degree in statistics or biostatistics or with a concentration in statistics or biostatistics (not already included in item 1 or 2);
    4. the Officers;
    5. the leader of other groups of ASA members in the academic community with the capability of advancing the statistics profession and who are not already represented in items 1-4 above. (See Operational Manual.)


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    Membership

    The Caucus of Academic Representatives Officers has 4 member(s), and 3 liaison(s).

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    Name

    Position/Term

     
    Cannon, Ann R.
    Cornell College
    Department of Mathematics
    600 1st St. W
    Mount Vernon, IA   52314-1006
    United States
    Phone: (319) 895-4461
    Fax: (319) 895-4478
    acannon@cornellcollege.edu
    Member (2016 - 2019)
    Rep. of Departments Offering non-PhD Statistics Degrees
     
    Lesser, Virginia M.
    Oregon State University
    Department of Statistics
    Waldo Hall Room 239
    Corvallis, OR   97331-8574
    United States
    Phone: (541) 737-3366
    Fax: (541) 737-4001
    lesser@science.oregonstate.edu
    Member (2016 - 2019)
    Rep. of ASA District 6
     
    Lin, Xihong
    Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health
    655 Huntington Avenue
    Building II, 4th Fl, Dept of Statistics
    Boston, MA   02115
    United States
    Phone: (617) 432-2914
    Fax: (617) 432-5619
    xlin@hsph.harvard.edu
    Member (2015 - 2018)
    Districts 1-3
     
    Stromberg, Arnold J.
    University of Kentucky
    Department of Statistics
    817 Patterson Office Tower
    Lexington, KY   40506-0027
    United States
    Phone: (606) 257-6115
    Fax: (859) 323-1973
    stromberg@uky.edu
    Member (2015 - 2018)
    PHD Statistics Dept.
     

    Peck, Roxy L.
    Cal Poly
    P.O. Box 7088
    Los Osos, CA   93412-7088
    United States
    Phone: (805) 528-2966
    rpeck@calpoly.edu

    Education Council Liaison
    2010 - 2017
    Education Council Vice Chair
     

    LaLonde, Donna
    American Statistical Association
    732 North Washington St
    Alexandria, VA   22314-1943
    United States
    Phone: (703) 684-1221
    donnal@amstat.org

    Staff Liaison
    2015 - 2017
     

    Wasserstein, Ronald L.
    American Statistical Association
    732 N Washington Street
    Alexandria, VA   22314-1943
    United States
    Phone: (703) 684-1221 x1860
    ron@amstat.org

    Staff Liaison
    2014 - 2017
     
     

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