The Department of Statistics at the University of Connecticut was founded in 1962. As one of the major statistics departments in New England, it provides outstanding preparation for careers in academia, industry, or government. With a core faculty of 20 professors whose teaching and research interests span virtually all major statistical specializations, the department has received national and international recognition in graduate education and research. Graduates from UConn have found excellent positions in academics, government, and industry. The department is an active member of the American Statistical Association.