Pi Mu Epsilon

William Paterson University a member of Pi Mu Epsilon, a National Mathematics Honor Society.

“Pi-Mu-Epsilon“Pi Mu Epsilon, Inc., or PME, is an honorary national mathematics society, was founded on May 25, 1914 at Syracuse University. It is a non-secret organization, whose purpose is the promotion of scholarly activity in mathematics among the students in academic institutions and among the staffs of qualified non-academic institutions.

A person meeting any one of the following five sets of qualifications may be elected to membership by a chapter. This election shall be irrespective of sex, religion, race, or national origin:

  • Undergraduate students who have had at least two years of college mathematics including calculus, who have completed their mathematical work with honor (at least B average), and who are in the top one-third of their class in their general college work.
  • Sophomores who are majoring or intending to major in mathematics, who have completed at least three semesters (4 quarters) of college mathematics including one semester of calculus, who have achieved a straight A record in all mathematics courses taken, and, who are in the top quarter of their class in their general work.
  • Graduate students whose mathematical work is at least equivalent to that required of qualified undergraduates, and who have maintained at least a B average in mathematics during their last school year prior to their election.
  • Members of the faculty in mathematics or related subjects.
  • Any persons who have achieved distinction in a mathematical science.

For more information, please contact the faculty advisor Professor Madeleine Rosar.