Pi Mu Epsilon


Pi Mu Epsilon, Inc., or PME, is an honorary national mathematics society, was founded on May 25, 1914 at Syracuse University. It is a non-secret organization, whose purpose is the promotion of scholarly activity in mathematics among the students in academic institutions and among the staffs of qualified non-academic institutions.

William Paterson University a member of 
Pi Mu Epsilon
, a National Mathematics Honor Society.

A person meeting any one of the following five sets of qualifications may be elected to membership by a chapter. This election shall be irrespective of sex, religion, race, or national origin:

  1. Undergraduate students who have had at least two years of college mathematics including calculus, who have completed their mathematical work with honor (at least B average), and who are in the top one-third of their class in their general college work. 

  2. Sophomores who are majoring or intending to major in mathematics, who have completed at least three semesters (4 quarters) of college mathematics including one semester of calculus, who have achieved a straight A record in all mathematics courses taken, and, who are in the top quarter of their class in their general work.

  3. Graduate students whose mathematical work is at least equivalent to that required of qualified undergraduates, and who have maintained at least a B average in mathematics during their last school year prior to their election.

  4. Members of the faculty in mathematics or related subjects.

  5. Any persons who have achieved distinction in a mathematical science.

For more information, please contact the faculty advisor Professor Madeleine Rosar.