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Do Good Accountants Make Bad CFOs?

Thu, 03/20/2014 - 14:17

Associate Professor of Accountancy Rani Hoitash sheds light on why career accountants turned CFOs have difficulty taking on risk and why this fear makes it tough for them to find success in their C-suite position. 

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OHS Presents a New Approach to Career Readiness in Accounting

Wed, 12/04/2013 - 11:25

Bentley University is among the schools highlighted for accepting credits earned by high school students taking courses offered by The Accounting Pilot and Bridge Project.

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U.S. News & World Report Ranks Bentley #4 Among the Top Regional Universities-North

Wed, 09/11/2013 - 16:31

In the most recent U.S. News & World Report rankings of America’s Best Colleges 2014, Bentley University is ranked #4 among “Best Regional Universities - North.” Bentley is also ranked #47 among the Top 50 “Best Business Programs” in the country.

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KPMG Insider Trading Scandal Latest Blow to Accounting Industry's Reputation

Thu, 04/11/2013 - 11:49

Professor of Accountancy William Read provides his perspective on the KPMG insider trading scandal.

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Bentley University Students Offer Free Income Tax Help

Tue, 02/12/2013 - 12:05

Both Bentley undergraduate and graduate accounting students are offering free tax return preparation for residents of Waltham, Massachusetts, and surrounding communities through April 11, with the exception of Spring Break, March 9 – 17.

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Bentley Honors the Life of Richard (Dick) Cross, Retired Professor of Accountancy, at a Memorial Service on February 19, 2013

Mon, 01/28/2013 - 04:25

Bentley University mourns the loss of a beloved member of our community, Dick Cross, retired Professor of Accounting, who passed away on December 20, 2012. With the help of family, friends, colleagues and former students, the Bentley community will honor the life of Dick Cross on February 19 at 5:00pm.

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American Accounting Association Names Bentley University Accounting Professor Jean Bedard Outstanding Auditing Educator for 2012

Tue, 01/24/2012 - 15:29

Bedard’s research has focused on various aspects of improving audit quality. While her earlier research studied individual auditors’ decisions, her more recent studies examine firm-level quality control practices and regulation. In that scope, Bedard co-wrote a series of papers with Karla Johnstone (University of Wisconsin-Madison) that investigates factors associated with why audit firms either accept or decline certain companies as audit clients. She was honored at the organization’s Midyear Conference and Doctoral Consortium in Savannah, GA, in January.  

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Bentley University Welcomes Ernst & Young LLP Global Chairman and Chief Executive Officer to Campus

Fri, 10/07/2011 - 14:46

On October 6, 2011, James S. Turley, Global Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, visited the Bentley University Campus for a series of events and discussions with administrators, faculty and students focused on topics including global leadership, international economics, and developments in the accounting profession.

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