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  • Luna and Fuller Awarded New Professorships in AIM- February 1st, 2022

    LeAnn Luna is now the Jan R. Williams Professor at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s Haslam College of Business. Robert Fuller, who previously held that title, is the college’s new EY Professor. The appointments took effect Feb. 1, 2022. “LeAnn and Robert are nationally recognized experts in their fields and…

  • Cunningham, AIM Professor, Wins Research Grant From Center for Audit Quality- December 17th, 2021

    The Center for Audit Quality (CAQ) has awarded a Research Advisory Board (RAB) grant to Lauren Cunningham, associate professor in the Department of Accounting and Information Management, and her co-authors Sarah Stein, Kimberly Walker and Karneisha Wolfe, all from Virginia Tech’s Department of Accounting and Information Systems. Cunningham is the…

  • UT Master of Accountancy Program Now Recruiting for Fall 2022- October 7th, 2021

    The University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s Haslam College of Business is currently accepting applications for fall 2022 enrollment in its Master of Accountancy program. In only 10 months of study, the Haslam MAcc prepares students for top-tier careers in assurance, taxation, advisory services and more. Alumni work in a wide range…

  • New Endowed Chair in Accounting Created to Honor Former Dean- September 15th, 2021

      James Myers, the Dennis Hendrix Distinguished Professor of Accounting, recently was selected as the first faculty member to hold the Jan R. Williams Endowed Chair in Accounting Excellence in the University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s Haslam College of Business. Named for the former head of the Department of Accounting and…

  • Fifteen New Faculty Members Join UT’s Haslam College of Business- August 23rd, 2021

    The University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s Haslam College of Business welcomes 15 new faculty members this fall. They join the departments of accounting and information management, business analytics and statistics, graduate and executive education, management and entrepreneurship, marketing and supply chain management. With experience in different industries, educational settings and regions of the globe, the group both enhances Haslam’s instructional repertoire and…

  • Haslam Summer Scholars Research Awards Provide Funding for 32 Leading Faculty- August 6th, 2021

    The 2021 Haslam Summer Scholars Research Awards program has awarded 32 grants totaling more than $700,000 to Haslam College of Business faculty members to conduct high-quality research. In its eight years, the program has funded nearly $4 million in faculty research. “These summer research awards make it possible for the…

  • Alumni Honor Townsend With Accounting and Information Management Department’s First Endowed Chair- May 19th, 2021

    The University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s Haslam College of Business has announced the endowment of the Richard L. Townsend Accounting Chair. This is the first endowed chair for the college’s Department of Accounting and Information Management (AIM). The endowment comes as the result of a grassroots fundraising campaign from former students…

  • Haslam College of Business Celebrates Faculty and Staff at Virtual Awards Ceremony- May 18th, 2021

    The Haslam College of Business at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, recognized the accomplishments of faculty and staff at its annual awards celebration. The honors were announced during a virtual ceremony in late April. This year’s Outstanding Staff Award for Superior Customer Responsiveness went to the team in the Financial…

  • Haslam Senior Excels in Academics and Athletics- May 3rd, 2021

    When Waverly Whiston was choosing where to go to college, she made the decision to move across the country from her hometown of San Diego, Calif., because she was impressed with the University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s strong combination of academics and athletics. Whiston, a senior majoring in accounting at the…

  • An Unconventional Path: From the FBI to a Master of Accountancy- March 8th, 2021

    As a high schooler, Mekal Smith dreamed of attending the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, but a friend convinced him not to apply. Years later, he considered himself fortunate when his career with the FBI brought him to Knoxville. Smith majored in psychology at Tuskegee University with an eye on becoming…