Yearly Archives: 2011


This year, the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign selected College of Business senior William

Paper Acceptance – William Wright and Ken Trotman

Bill Wright and Ken Trotman.’s paper entitled “Triangulation of Audit Evidence in Fraud Risk Assessments” has been accepted for publication in Accounting, Organizations and Society.

Wise Words from Global Leaders of the Accounting Profession

With a standing-room-only crowd of ILLINOIS accountancy students and three prominent alumni taking center stage at the Department of Accountancy’s recent Lyceum, the Deloitte Auditorium couldn’t have been more orange and blue–or more Deloitte for that matter. All three speakers are not only loyal ILLINOIS supporters, but they are also experienced, long-time leaders at Deloitte.

Sougiannis M&A Research Finds Boost From Big 4

Research by Accountancy Professor Theodore Sougiannis and two colleagues finds that takeovers of companies audited by one of the Big Four accountancy firms generate an average of $166 million more value.