In Memoriam: Donald Sherbert

Donald Sherbert

Don Sherbert, professor emeritus in the Department of Mathematics, passed away on Oct. 14, 2021. 

After receiving his Ph.D. in mathematics from Stanford, he accepted a faculty position at the University of Illinois Department of Mathematics. He wrote several mathematics books with colleagues. The Real Analysis book continues in publication today. In his later career, Don taught actuarial science in the Mathematics Department. He was a recipient of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Teaching Award and the All Campus Luckman Distinguished Teaching Award.