News Archive

2017

International Business Ethics Case Competition

Videos from the 2017 IBECC competition.

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APPE Welcomes New Chair of the Executive Board

Gretchen Winter, Executive Director of the Center for Professional Responsibility in Business and Society, is the new Chair of the Executive Board for the Association for Practical and Professional Ethics. Read the article here.

2016

Gretchen Winter Elected LFA Board President

The Center for Professional Responsibility in Business and Society is proud to announce that our Executive Director, Gretchen Winter has been elected as the Leadership Fellows Association (LFA) Board President. To read more about Gretchen Winter’s wonderful achievement click here.

Mark Peecher & Jessen Hobson Awarded Glen McLaughlin Prize for Research in Accounting Ethics

Congratulations to Professor and Academic Director, Mark Peecher and Associate Professor Jessen Hobson. Their paper, “Improving Experienced Auditors’ Detection of Deception in CEO Narratives” co-authored by Bill Mayew and Mohan Venkatachalam (Duke University), has been selected as the recipient of the 2016-2017 Glen McLaughlin Prize for Research in Accounting Ethics from the Steed School of Accounting at the University of Oklahoma.

Gretchen Winter featured on Compliance Beat Podcast

The Center’s Executive Director discusses the importance of ethics and compliance education in law and business schools. She offers advice on beginning a career in of ethics and compliance and provides commentary for future trends in the field. Listen to the podcast here.

2014

Peecher named Academic Director of the Center for Professional Responsibility in Business and Society

Mark E. Peecher was named academic director of the Center for Professional Responsibility in Business and Society this summer. He holds the Deloitte Professorship in Accountancy at College of Business, specializing in behavioral auditing and financial accounting research, and has a courtesy appointment with the College of Law. read more 

Deloitte’s Support for the Professional Responsibility Celebrated at University of Illinois

College of Business students, faculty, and staff recently celebrated Deloitte’s multi-year funding and staunch support for the Center for Professional Responsibility in Business and Society. Over the last eight years, Deloitte and the Center have partnered with the College to build an innovative professional responsibility program through curricular and extra-curricular initiatives, support for faculty research, and engagement with  business. Read more on the Center’s website about our programs, including the award-winning Auditor Independence Education Materials.