New York University has launched its Initiative in Data Science and Statistics.
Here's an excerpt from the press release:
New York University officially announced the launch of its Initiative in Data Science and Statistics. The university-wide effort includes the creation of the Center for Data Science, the first such program in the United States.
Taught by faculty from across the university, the Center for Data Science two-year master's graduate degree program will begin accepting applications in February 2013, with classes commencing this fall. NYU's Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences will house the Center for Data Science, and Yann LeCun, CIMS Silver Professor of Computer Science, Neural Science, and Electrical and Computer Engineering, will serve as its inaugural Director.