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Jim Schaefer Named Outstanding Educator by Indiana CPA Society

Posted: Tuesday, February 26, 2013

Jim Schaefer, professor of accounting at the University of Evansville, has received the Outstanding Educator Award for 2012 from the Indiana CPA Society.

The award recognizes a college accounting professor who is distinguished for excellence in classroom teaching and for active involvement in the CPA profession.

Schaefer joined the University of Evansville in 1990 after completing his Doctor of Business Administration in accounting from Southern Illinois University at Carbondale. He has been awarded the University of Evansville’s Dean’s Teaching Award twice as well as the Delta Sigma Pi Professor of the Year award twice. In 2010, Schaefer was the lead author of the seventh-most popular article in the Journal of Accountancy.

His involvement in the Indiana CPA Society includes service on the board of directors, ethics committee, and as discussion leader on the topics of A&A and ethics.

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