good at present, stresses and challenges are on the horizon. Chapter 3 summarizes the current state of the mathematical sciences. Chapter 4 draws from the inputs to the study and from committee members’ own experiences to identify trends that are affecting the mathematical sciences. It also identifies emerging stresses and challenges. Chapter 5 discusses the pipeline that prepares people for mathematical science careers, while Chapter 6 discusses the ramifications of emerging changes in the academic environment.



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