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Dietrich College of Humanities and Social Sciences

History of the Department of Statistics, now the Department of Statistics and Data Science, at Carnegie Mellon University, 1966-2011

Learn all about our beginnings, our growth, and our journey to becoming a world-class Department of Statistics and Data Science. The history through 2011 appears in Strength in Numbers: The Rising of Academic Statistics Departments in the U.S., A. Agresti and X.-L. Meng, eds., pp. 9-26, Springer Science+Business Media New York 2013. The compilation of a history from 2011 to the present by faculty and staff is underway, and will appear as an addendum to the history posted here.