Mu Sigma Rho:
The National Statistics Honorary Society

Mu Sigma Rho is the national honorary society for statistics. Its purpose is the promotion and encouragement of scholarly activity in statistics, and the recognition of outstanding achievement among the students and instructional staff in eligible academic institutions.

Mu Sigma Rho involves graduate students at all levels, undergraduates, faculty and professional statisticians. Activities include outreach and service to the profession.


New Chapter Highlight

St. Lawrence University, a liberal arts university in Canton, NY, started a chapter of Mu Sigma Rho in 2023. With strong undergraduate programs in both statistics and data science, the university inducted an inaugural 20 students in the spring and an additional 11 students in the fall. Welcome to Mu Sigma Rho!

St. Lawrence University Chapter

2023 Award Recipients

Hollylynne Lee of North Carolina State University

Recipient of the 2023 William D. Warde Statistics Education Award


Brittney Bailey of Amherst College

Recipient of the 2023 Early Career Undergraduate Impact Award

For dedicated and innovative approaches to support and empower students through teaching, leadership, and efforts on behalf of the profession.

Call for Nominations

Call for Nominations: Mu Sigma Rho Early Career Undergraduate Impact Award (PDF)

Call for Nominations: Mu Sigma Rho William D. Warde Statistics Education Award (PDF)

Previous Recipients:

Information and Important Links

Join Mu Sigma Rho (PDF)

Start a Mu Sigma Rho Chapter (PDF)

Current National Officers (PDF)

Chapters and their Representatives (PDF)

Constitution and Bylaws (PDF)

Archived Mu Sigma Rho Newsletters

Alpha Chapter Charter

Awards (PDF)