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Rothwell Stephens Distinguished Professor and Chair of Mathematics; Chair of Data Science
2 East South Street
Galesburg, IL 61401-4999
For Knox students, a liberal arts degree is the gift that keeps giving long after Commencement. We learn the nuts and bolts of statistical analysis through our minor in statistics and broader applications through majors in another field. But beyond that, we learn to write clearly, think critically and creatively, discuss (and argue) constructively, and present ourselves confidently.
Employers want new hires ready with these skills so that they make a difference in their corporation or nonprofit from day one. That's why recruiters from Epic Systems (an industry leader in healthcare software), Sigma Aldrich (a multinational chemical, life science, and biotechnology company), and Kirkland & Ellis (an international law firm) frequently travel to Knox to recruit students for internships and careers with their companies.