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Gary McGill

Meet Our Deans: Gary McGill

You already know that the Warrington College of Business is the top business school in the state and one of the best in the nation and world, but do you know the leaders that have guided us to such success and recognition? In our Meet the Deans series, we introduce you

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UF rises to No. 8 on US News list of best public universities

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The University of Florida has strengthened its ranking among the nation’s top-10 public universities, rising to the No. 8 spot in the latest U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges list released Monday, September 10. UF remains the highest-ranked school in Florida and the only university in the

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Fisher School remains in top 10 among U.S. publics in U.S. News rankings

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The Fisher School of Accounting’s undergraduate program remained in the No. 6 position among U.S. public programs in the latest U.S. News & World Report’s “2019 Best Colleges” edition released Monday, September 10.  Overall, the Fisher School was once again ranked No. 11 in the U.S. “Our

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Business owners: Looking to be more competitive? Try changing your organizational structure

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Whole Foods versus your local grocery store. Applebee’s versus your favorite mom-and-pop restaurant. Bank of America versus your local banking institution. What do these businesses have in common? Each is an example of a competitor within their respective industries. This competition, some would argue, has made each

Stephen Asare

Fisher School professor selected as Democracy & Development Fellow

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Dr. Stephen K. Asare, KPMG Professor in Accounting, was selected by the Ghana Center for Democratic Development as one of its first Democracy and Development Fellows. Asare was selected as a Democracy and Development Fellow in Public Law and Justice. He is one of four accomplished scholars

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All Fisher School programs in top 10 among publics in PAR rankings

GAINESVILLE, Fla. –  The Fisher School of Accounting’s undergraduate, master’s and doctoral programs all rose on the Public Accounting Report’s (PAR) 37thAnnual Survey of Accounting Professors. Each of the programs jumped into the top 10 among publics and the top 15 overall. The undergraduate program rose to No. 5 among

Gary McGill

Fisher School Director named outstanding educator

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Gary McGill, Associate Dean and Director of the Fisher School of Accounting at the University of Florida Warrington College of Business, received the Ray M. Sommerfeld Outstanding Tax Educator Award from the American Taxation Association (ATA) this summer at the American Accounting Association’s annual meeting. The Ray

Ron Edwards

The building blocks of a serial entrepreneur

Even before Ron Edwards (BSBA Accounting ’70) graduated from college, he was building his entrepreneurial skills – quite literally, in fact. Edwards started his first business building wood pallets with his father and brothers in his small hometown outside of Jacksonville, Florida. “We decided to try [building pallets] one weekend

Victoria Liu

Fisher student receives Public Company Accounting Oversight Board scholarship

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Fisher School of Accounting student Victoria Liu is the recipient of a 2018-2019 Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) academic scholarship. The scholarship will cover $10,000 worth of tuition, fees, books and supplies. Liu is a combined undergraduate and graduate student at the Fisher School. She is

Robert Knechel

Fisher School professor receives honorary doctorate

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Dr. W. Robert Knechel, Frederick E. Fisher Eminent Scholar and Director of the International Accounting and Auditing Center, received an honorary doctorate from BI Norwegian School of Business this June in recognition of his significant contributions to the field of accounting. “This was quite a surprise, and