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UI accounting department to host 1997 Big 10 doctoral consortium
IOWA CITY, Iowa -- About 50 faculty and doctoral students in accounting will
gather to discuss their research when the University of Iowa College of Business
Administration's accounting department hosts the 1997 Big 10 Doctoral Consortium
Friday and Saturday, May 23-24.
One faculty member and two doctorate students from each of the Big 10 schools,
plus the University of Chicago, will attend the annual event. All of the UI's
doctorate students in accounting will attend.
According to conference organizer and UI Associate Professor of Accounting
Richard Tubbs, the consortium will feature five speakers who are premier researchers
in the accounting field. The event is sponsored by Coopers and Lybrand L.L.P.,
a Big Six accounting firm. The conference site rotates among the 12 participating
For more information or a list of consortium speakers and topics, contact
Tubbs at 319-335-0849.