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.