Department of Mathematics

West Chester University

Mathematics Information
Office: Room 101
25 University Avenue
West Chester, PA 19383
Phone (610) 436-2440
Fax (610) 738-0578
Email: Department Chair


Department News and Current Events

(For recent news/events, see the Mathematics Department main page)

  • Pro Kumar and Natalie Hurd presented their research on Social Networks Analysis at MathFest 2015. Click here for a picture.
  • The Mathematics department is planning to hire a Tenure-Track Assistant/Associate Professor of Mathematics the position to commence in Fall 2015. Click on the job title for details.
  • Click on the link to see our a May 2014 Mathematics Graduates. Congratulations to them all.
  • The Mathematics department is planning to hire a Tenure-Track Assistant/Associate Professor of Mathematics and a Tenure-Track Assistant/Associate Professor in Mathematics Education, the positions to commence in Fall 2014. Click on the job titles for details.
  • The Mathematics department is planning to hire two Tenure-Track Assistant/Associate Professor of Mathematics, the position to commence in Fall 2013. Click here for details.
  • ELWYN BERLEKAMP (University of California, Berkeley) will give a talk entitled "Combinatorial Games: Hackenbush and Go" in the Mathematics Department's Colloquium Series on Friday, April 27th, 2012. Visit the department's colloquium page for more details.
  • Keith Devlin (Stanford University) will give a talk entitled "Leonardo Fibonacci and Steve Jobs" in the Mathematics Department's Colloquium Series on Monday, April 23rd, 2012. Visit the department's colloquium page for more details. Click here for some pictures from the lecture.
  • The Fourth Annual Integration Bee was held at West Chester University on April 11, 2012 starting at 7pm in UNA 162. Click here to see this years winners
  • Steven G. Krantz (Washington University) will give a talk entitled "A Matter of Gravity" in the Mathematics Department's Colloquium Series on Friday, March 23rd, 2012. Visit the department's colloquium page for more details.
  • Alissa Crans (Loyola Marymount University) will give a talk, as a guest speaker invited by PiMuEpsilon, entitled "29: A Fine Prime!" on Wednesday, February 29th, 2012. Visit the department's colloquium page for more details. Click here for some pictures of this years PiMuEpsilon induction ceremony.
  • John H. Conway (Princeton University) will give a talk entitled "The First Field" in the Mathematics Department's Colloquium Series on Wednesday, February 15th, 2012. Visit the department's colloquium page for more details. Click here for some pictures from the lecture and afterwards.
  • A CBMS Conference on "The Mathematics of the Social and Behavioral Sciences" will be held at West Chester University, from August 13th - 17th, 2012.
    Lecturer: Donald G. Saari, University of California.
    Conference Web Page and Flyer for the Conference
  • The Mathematics department is planning to hire a Tenure-Track Assistant/Associate Professor of Statistics, the position to commence in Fall 2012. Click here for details.
  • Graphing Technology Workshops in Summer 2011. Click here for more information and a registration form.
  • The Third Annual Integration Bee will be held at West Chester University on April 13, 2011 starting at 7pm in UNA 162
  • Graduate Course for Summer 2011
  • Ryan B. Hayward will give a talk in the Mathematics Department on March 16th, 2011, and Michael Orrison will give a talk in the Mathematics Department on March 23rd, 2011.
  • The Second Annual Integration Bee will be held at West Chester University on April 14th, 2010
  • 2010 Annual SSHE-MA Conference at West Chester University
  • Graduate Course for Summer 2011
  • Neil Sloane will give a talk in the Mathematics Department on February 17th, 2010.
  • Graphing Technology Workshops in Summer 2010. Click here for more information and a registration form.
  • The Mathematics department is planning to hire a Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Mathematics and a Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Mathematics Education (details to follow).
  • Graduate Course for Summer 2009 through Spring Semester 2015
  • Mathematicians have the best jobs - read the article in the Wall Street Journal
  • The Mathematics Departments first annual integration bee
  • New inductees (Spring 2009) into Pi Mu Epsilon
  • Graphing Technology Workshops in Summer 2009. Click here for more information and a registration form.
  • Graduate Course for Spring 2008 and Summer/Fall 2008
  • Graphing Technology Workshops in Summer 2008. Click here for more information and an application form
  • On March 27th, 2008, at 3:15 in Anderson 115, Ian Melbourne, University of Surrey, UK, will give a talk on Decay of correlations for Lorentz gases.
  • Mathematics Awareness Month: On April 1, 2008, at 3:15 in Anderson 103, James Hamblin will give a talk whose theme will be mathematics and voting. There will be an induction ceremony for new Pi Mu Epsilon members before the talk.
  • The Department of Mathematics at WCU will be hosting TI-Nspire 2-Day Hands on Institutes, October 6th & 7th., 2007. All participants will receive a free TI-Nspire handheld, a free view screen panel, and free computer software. The price of the workshop is $225.00. For further information contact Dr. Gail Gallitano, ggallitano@wcupa.edu or 610-436-2452. To register go to TI-Nspire.com.
  • The Department of Mathematics 2007 Awards Banquet on October 20th, 2007. Click here for a copy of the reservation form.
  • Careers in Mathematics - A Conference for Undergraduates at West Chester University on October 20th, 2007. Click here for further details and a registration form.