Department of Mathematics
Dale K. Hathaway (1989)
B.S., 1983, Eastern Nazarene College
M.A., 1986, Boston University
Ph.D., 1989, Boston University
David T. Atkinson (1970)
B.S., 1964, Eastern Nazarene College
M.A., 1967, Boston University
Ph.D., 1975, University of Illinois
Stephen L. Brown (1991)
B.S., 1968, Penn State University
M.A., 1969, Colgate University
Ed.D., 1986, Syracuse University
Daniel L. Green (1993)
B.A., 1986, Kalamazoo College
M.A., 1989, Western Michigan University
Ph.D., 1997, Bowling Green State University
The Department of Mathematics offers majors leading to either bachelor of arts or bachelor of science degrees, either for teaching or other fields. Both teaching and non-teaching minors are also offered.
Many of Olivet's Mathematics graduates are now mathematics teachers in junior or senior high schools.
Several recent graduates have begun careers in actuarial science, one of the top-rated occupations in Jobs Rated Almanac. Actuaries work in the insurance and financial planning fields. Besides actuarial work, a variety of other positions in applied mathematics are available for the well-prepared student.
Graduate teaching fellowships are readily available at major universities for superior students to pursue graduate studies in mathematics.