Mission Statement of the Department of Mathematics and Statistics

The mission of the Department of Mathematics and Statistics is to engage the larger mathematical community through scholarship and research, to provide our service region with mathematical and statistical support for its educational and  industrial objectives, and to equip our students with mathematical skills which they may apply in further degree programs and careers requiring expertise in mathematics.  In particular, through our instruction and guidance we endeavor to provide our students with an understanding of mathematical ideas, and the ability to reason mathematically, analyze real world problems with mathematical techniques, and continue to read, learn, and communicate mathematics.