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Dr. Gary McGill has been the Director of the Fisher School of Accounting since 2006. He also serves as an Associate Dean in the Warrington College of Business and holds the J. Roy Duggan Endowed Professorship in Accounting. He held the PwC Endowed Professorship from 1999 to 2011 and has been part of the faculty at the University of Florida since 1986.

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 to the seven deans across the Warrington College of Business, Hough Graduate School of Business, Heavener School of Business and Fisher School of Accounting that lay the foundation for our

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 M. Sommerfeld Outstanding Tax Educator Award recognizes, honors and rewards the outstanding contributions of a faculty member teaching taxation at a recognized academic institution. Recipients are recognized for their distinguished

Fisher School Graduate program maintains top 10 status

GAINESVILLE, Fla. –  The Fisher School of Accounting’s graduate program at the University of Florida’s Warrington College of Business remained in the top 10 among public schools as part of U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Graduate Schools 2019” rankings released Tuesday. The graduate accounting program is ranked No. 8 among U.S. public schools and No. 23 overall. It outranked graduate accounting programs at schools such as the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Duke University, the University of Virginia and

Fisher School Graduate Program Climbs in Rankings

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The Fisher School of Accounting’s graduate accounting program moved up in the U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Graduate Schools 2018” rankings released this month. The graduate accounting program is now tied for No. 18 overall, up two spots from last year, and No. 8 among publics. It is tied at No. 18 with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Northwestern University. “We are always pleased that others recognize the quality of our students, faculty, and programs,” said

Change for the better

Noelle Fennessy (BSAc ’16, MAcc ’16) came to a memorable, and somewhat sobering, realization two years ago when she attended Beta Alpha Psi’s Annual Meeting—an international gathering of the honor organization for financial information students and professionals. “Every chapter seemed to be more active than we were,” said Fennessy, now a Staff Tax Accountant at EY in Atlanta. “Our attendance record just wasn’t that good.” Fennessy set out to make major changes when she was appointed the chapter’s president in

Fisher School maintains impressive standing in US News rankings

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The Fisher School of Accounting’s undergraduate program ranked fifth among U.S. public programs in U.S. News & World Report’s “2017 Best Colleges” edition released Tuesday. Overall, the Fisher School’s undergraduate program ranked 10th in the U.S. “I’m pleased to see the hard work of our students, faculty, and staff receive this external confirmation,” said Dr. Gary McGill, J. Roy Duggan Professor and Director of the Fisher School. “We are proud of the contributions our graduates make in

Fisher School’s programs highly ranked in new PAR rankings

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The Fisher School of Accounting’s undergraduate, master’s, and doctoral programs all ranked among the top 15 U.S. public accounting programs in Public Accounting Report’s (PAR) 35th Annual Survey of Accounting Professors released today. Among U.S. publics, the Fisher School ranked 7th in undergraduate programs, 10th in master’s programs, and 13th in doctoral programs — moving up in all three categories from 2015. When the Fisher School was measured against all accounting schools—public and private—with similar faculty sizes

Fisher School ranks in top 5 among U.S. public undergraduate programs

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – U.S. News & World Report ranked the Fisher School of Accounting’s undergraduate program fifth among U.S. public programs in its “2016 Best Colleges” edition released Wednesday. The Fisher School’s undergraduate program ranked 10th overall, and was the only program from the state of Florida recognized in the accounting specialty. “The students, faculty and staff are the essence of the program,” said Dr. Gary McGill, J. Roy Duggan Professor, Director and Associate Dean. “Each group uniquely contributes to

Fisher School again recognized for program quality in PAR rankings

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The Fisher School of Accounting’s undergraduate (10th), master’s (11th) and doctoral (16th) programs all finished in the top 20 among U.S. public accounting programs in Public Accounting Report’s (PAR) 34th Annual Survey of Accounting Professors. Fisher’s standing in the PAR rankings is even more notable considering its faculty size. Among public programs with medium-size faculty—16 to 21 full-time accounting professors—Fisher’s undergraduate and master’s programs both ranked fourth in the nation. “Fisher faculty, staff, students, and alumni are

Fisher School director honored with Distinguished Alumni Award

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Dr. Gary McGill, Associate Dean and Director of the Fisher School of Accounting, received the inaugural Distinguished Alumni Faculty Award from Texas Tech University’s Rawls College of Business on April 23. The Rawls College of Business has honored its distinguished alumni and friends since 1986, but this was the first year the College introduced a faculty category. Dr. McGill has published more than 50 journal articles, book chapters or research reports in the field’s top academic journals.