Candidates for Cofrin Endowed Chair will make campus presentations

The Cofrin School of Business is pleased to welcome to campus two candidates for the Austin E. Cofrin Endowed Chair in Business (Accounting). The individual chosen for the position will assume a key faculty leadership position in the Cofrin School of Business as it pursues AACSB accreditation. The qualified candidate will value teaching, have a high energy level, be able to operate effectively in a participatory, collegial environment, and have an interest in mentoring colleagues in the area of scholarship. The School of Business invites all UWGB faculty and staff to attend the Research Presentations and “meet and greet” sessions for both candidates, as follows:

Monday (Feb. 17) 9:30-11 a.m., Wood Hall 324 —Jerry Lin, professor of accounting at Colorado State University at Pueblo. His Ph.D. in accounting is from the University of North Texas, Denton. His research presentation will address “Economic incentives for disclosing or withholding corporate venturing investment information.”
Thursday, Feb. 27, 9:30-11 a.m., MAC 223 —Angela Hwang, professor of accounting at Eastern Michigan University. Her Ph.D. in accounting is from the University of Houston. Her research presentation will focus on “Learning accounting for foreign currency transactions with hedging derivatives.”

Colleagues are invited to step in and out as their busy schedules allow.

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