Actuarial program receives advanced classification
Thursday, June 22, 2006
Northwestern is now the smallest college with the advanced classification, and one of only two members of the Council for
“Our program now has the ability to take students further down the process of becoming certified actuaries,” says Dr. Tim Huffman, associate professor of mathematics. “Employers will look at our designation and probably give more weight to our students.”
Northwestern’s actuarial science program, begun in 2002, will add an actuarial modeling course sequence in 2007–08. Plans call for the sequence to be taught by a Fellow of the Casualty Actuarial Society.