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Two CPAs Honored for Lifetime Achievements

The Accounting Hall of Fame inducted Nicholas Dopuch and James Don Edwards into its ranks during the American Accounting Association’s annual meeting in August.

Dopuch, the Moog professor of accounting at Washington University’s Olin School of Business in St. Louis, received this honor in recognition of his writing, vision and energy, which helped shape the development of accounting research over the past four decades.

Edwards earned admission to the Hall of Fame on the basis of his extensive contributions to the profession in both academic and professional settings. He is the Tull Professor of Accounting Emeritus at the University of Georgia’s J.M. Tull School of Accounting.

Ohio State University’s Fisher College of Business established the Accounting Hall of Fame in 1950. Since that time, the Hall’s international board of electors has admitted 69 influential and respected accountants from academia, accounting practice, government and business.

 

Corrections

A feature article in the August issue, “The Internet as an Investment Tool,” stated that Bankrate.com provides credit reports. It does not. The site provides links to the three major credit bureaus. We regret the error.

Impact of the Global Business Credential on the Next Generation, Sept. JofA , page 59. The color keys were inadvertently reversed on the following graphs. In addition, total percentages should have been placed outside the vertical bars.

Exhibit 2, page 60
In the “Before description” graph:
—Switch the color boxes next to “Definitely would” and “Probably would” in the color key ONLY. “Definitely would” should have a blue box. “Probably would” should have a green box.
—Move 89% out of the top portion of the second bar; it is the total figure.

In the “After description” graph:
—Switch the color boxes next to “Definitely would” and “Probably would” in the color key ONLY. “Definitely would” should have a blue box. “Probably would” should have a green box.
—Move 11%, 94%, 9%, 17% out of the top portions of the bars, as they are total figures.

Exhibit 3, page 61
—Switch the color boxes next to “Very appealing” and “Somewhat appealing” in the color key ONLY. “Very appealing” should have an orange box. “Somewhat appealing” should have a blue box.
—Move 67%, 81%, 80%, 68%, 60% out of the top portions of the bars, as they are total figures.

Exhibit 4, page 61
—Switch the color boxes next to “Definitely would” and “Probably would” in the color key ONLY. “Definitely would” should have a green box. “Probably would” should have an orange box.
—Move 28%, 41%, 51%, 27%, 19% out of the top portions of the bars, as they are total figures.

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