D.D. Award Winner 2016 – Montserrat Fuentes

Montserrat Fuentes, head of the Department of Statistics, has won the D.D. Mason Award. The award recognizes her outstanding contributions as department head from 2011 to 2016.

Fuentes has been a strong advocate for the Department at all levels and has consistently supported graduate students, faculty and staff. Her tenure has been characterized by openness, transparency and fairness; the hiring and retention of outstanding faculty and staff; the nurturing of students, staff and faculty; and the creation of policies both within the Department and across campus that protect fundamental rights.