Academic Recognized for Achievement in Accounting Education


Dan S. Deines, CPA, Ph.D., received the Institute’s 2007 Distinguished Achievement in Accounting Education Award at the AICPA spring council meeting.

AICPA Chair Jimmy Williamson presented the award.

Deines, the Ralph Crouch KPMG Chair in Accounting at Kansas State University, also recently received a grant from the Kansas Society of Certified Public Accountants to develop a high school Pre-Advanced Placement accounting course. He is a member of the AICPA’s Accounting Scholars Leadership Task Force and its Task Force on High School Accounting Curriculum Revision.

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