The ABO Reporter

2000 Outstanding Accounting Educator Award

Nominations for the 2000 American Accounting Association Outstanding Accounting Educator Award(s) must be submitted before June 1, 1999. Any person or group may make nominations.

The winner(s) will be announced in Accounting Education News and presented with a plaque, citation and $5,000 at the 2000 Annual Meeting. This award is funded by PriceWaterhouseCoopers. An additional $5,000 will be donated by PriceWaterhouseCoopers to the AAA in the winner's name. The award winner will determine how the AAA will use the funds.

The general criteria, as adopted in 1972 when the Outstanding Accounting Education Award was initiated, are:

Contributions to accounting education, from scholarly endeavors in research and teaching over a sustained period of time, through (i) publications, (ii) educational innovation, (iii) research guidance to graduate students, (iv) excellence in teaching and (v) significant involvement in professional and academic societies and activities.

A nominee need not excel in each of the general criteria areas.

No members of the Executive Committee or nominee for office shall be eligible to receive the Outstanding Accounting Educator Award while a member of the Executive Committee or while a nominee for office. As a matter of policy, members of the Executive Committee and nominees for office will abstain from writing letters of endorsement supporting individuals for the Outstanding Accounting Educator Award.

The following nominating procedures must be followed:

  1. Identify the nominee clearly and give the nominee's current address, if possible.
  2. Prepare a brief statement describing how the nominee has met the general criteria.
  3. Submit the nomination and accompanying statement to the Outstanding Accounting Educator Award Committee, American Accounting Association, 5717 Bessie Drive, Sarasota, FL 34233-2399.

Those submitting nominations are encouraged to submit an up-to-date vita or other appropriate means of documenting the nominee's accomplishments. Nominators are encouraged to present only selected, limited evidence gathered from students, alumni, colleagues and professional organizations.

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