Fulbright Scholar Rachel Jacoby Will Teach in Malaysia

Graduating senior and new Fulbright Scholar Rachel Jacoby ’18 ACCY/BA views her business education much differently than when she first arrived on the University of Illinois campus. Then, she was expecting to travel along a fairly conventional course. “When I … Continued

Paper Acceptance – Mark Peecher

Congratulations to Professor Mark Peecher and formal doctoral student Cassandra Estep (now at Emory University).  Their paper, “The Role of Tacit Knowledge in Auditor Expertise and Human Capital Development” with Jasmijn Bol (Tulane) and Frank Moers (Maastricht) was accepted for … Continued

Accountancy Grad Programs Achieve STEM Designation

The graduate programs in the Department of Accountancy have recently received a STEM designation from the Illinois Board of Higher Education. STEM refers to science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. Being designation as STEM degree programs reflects a recognition of the … Continued

Paper Acceptance – Wei Li

Congratulations to Wei Li. His paper with Qintao Fan (Univ. of Oregon), titled “Leading indicator variables and managerial incentives in a dynamic agency setting,” has been accepted for publication at the Review of Accounting Studies. His other paper with Pierre … Continued

Williams receives Outstanding Auditing Dissertation Award

“In our line of work, rarely do you hear ‘Good job,’” said Accountancy Assistant Professor Devin Williams. “At best, you get a ‘revise and resubmit’ from an academic journal.” But, occasionally, professors do receive positive recognition and feedback for hard … Continued

Michael Donohoe to Receive Award from Alma Mater

Congratulations to Associate Professor Michael Donohoe.  He was selected to receive the 2018 Outstanding Young Alumni Award from the University of Florida.  He will receive the award during the UF Alumni Association’s Orange & Blue weekend festivities this coming April in Gainesville.   About … Continued

Paper Invited for Presentation – Ciao-Wei Chen

Congratulations to Ciao-Wei Chen.  His dissertation paper “The disciplinary role of financial statements: Evidence from mergers and acquisitions of privately held targets” was invited for presentation at this year’s Journal of Accounting Research (JAR) Conference held on May 11 – … Continued

Nicholas Dopuch, 1929-2018

Gies College of Business alumnus Nicholas Dopuch ’59 MSA, ’61 PhD ACCY passed away on February 4, 2018. He was 88. He was a professor emeritus of Olin Business School at Washington University in St. Louis. Throughout his career, he … Continued

Paper Acceptance – Gerlando Lima

Congratulations to Gerlando Lima.  His paper entitled, “Effect of institutional investor participation on price lead earnings and earnings quality: international evidence”, has been accepted for publication in the Journal of International Accounting Research.