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Dr. William Mendenhall

Dr. William Mendenhall was the first chairman of the Statistics department at the University of Florida, from 1963 until 1977. He received his Ph.D. in Statistics at North Carolina State University, and was professor in the Mathematics Dept. at Bucknell University in Pennsylvania before taking the position at Florida. He has been Professor Emeritus in the Statistics Department at UF since 1978. Professor Mendenhall published articles in some of the top statistics journals, such as Biometrika and Technometrics. But he is best known for being one of the most prolific textbook authors in statistics. His text Introduction to Probability and Statistics was a landmark text for introductory service courses that has found extensive use around the world for the past 40 years. He continues to be active in preparing revisions of this and other textbooks having application in a variety of areas.

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