The American Statistician
The growing popularity of the statistical sciences has brought about an unprecedented student demand for undergraduate statistics courses, especially courses of an introductory nature. The question of "Who Is Teaching Introductory Statistics?" is at the core of whether over the next 50 years the discipline of statistics would be desired or feared. This commentary addresses compelling issues currently facing the status of statistics education in this nation.
The CAUSE Research Group is supported in part by a member initiative grant from the American Statistical Association’s Section on Statistics and Data Science Education