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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.

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.

Fisher School director awarded national faculty merit honor

GAINESVILLE, Fla.— Dr. Gary McGill, Associate Dean and Director of the Fisher School of Accounting, received the 2014 Federation of Schools Accountancy (FSA)/Joseph A. Silvoso Faculty Merit Award. The FSA/Joseph A. Silvoso Faculty Merit Award honors a faculty member for distinguished contributions to the FSA, the profession of accounting, and to accounting education. Dr. McGill, who holds the J. Roy Duggan Endowed Professorship in Accounting, is the second University of Florida scholar to receive the award. John Simmons, the founding

Fisher School mourns loss of loyal alumnus

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Luciano Prida Sr., a devoted alumnus and supporter of the Fisher School of Accounting, passed away Saturday. He was 90 years old. “We are very proud that Luciano Prida Sr., was an alumnus of the University of Florida’s Fisher School of Accounting,” said Dr. Gary McGill, Associate Dean and Director of the Fisher School. “His dedicated service to the community and the accounting profession represents the very best of our ideals.” Prida earned a BSBA from the

US News ranks Fisher School undergraduate program seventh among U.S. publics

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The Fisher School of Accounting ranked seventh among all U.S. public undergraduate accounting programs in U.S. News & World Report’s “2015 Best Colleges” edition. Overall, the Fisher School ranked 12th among all U.S. undergraduate accounting programs. “The undergraduate accounting program provides a very strong foundation for our students,” said Dr. Gary McGill, J. Roy Duggan Professor and Director of the Fisher School. “Our quality students, dedicated faculty and staff, and strong alumni support make the Fisher School

Fisher School’s undergraduate and master’s programs among nation’s top 10 publics

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The Fisher School of Accounting at the Warrington College of Business Administration had its undergraduate and master’s programs both rank eighth among U.S. public accounting programs in Public Accounting Report’s (PAR) 33rd Annual Survey of Accounting Professors. The Fisher School’s doctoral program ranked 16th among U.S. publics as well. “We appreciate the recognition by our peers of the Fisher School’s students, faculty and programs,” said J. Roy Duggan Professor and Fisher School Director Dr. Gary McGill. “We’re

Longtime Fisher School supporter Michael Abney passes away at 78

The Fisher School of Accounting lost one of its most loyal supporters with the passing of Michael Abney on June 9. He was 78 years old. “Mike served the Fisher School and the University of Florida in numerous ways, and his commitment to quality accounting education was unwavering,” said Dr. Gary McGill, J. Roy Duggan Professor, Associate Dean and Director of the Fisher School. “He was involved in the creation of the School of Accounting, and was a true friend.

Fisher School’s undergraduate program ranks sixth among U.S. public accounting programs

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The Fisher School of Accounting’s undergraduate program ranked sixth among all U.S. public accounting programs in U.S. News & World Report’s “2014 Best Colleges” edition. Overall, Fisher’s undergraduate program ranked 11th among all U.S. private and public accounting programs. “Our students, faculty and staff work tirelessly toward continuous improvement in our accounting programs, and we’re pleased to see these efforts recognized,” said Dr. Gary McGill, J. Roy Duggan Professor, Associate Dean and Director of the Fisher School

Fisher School again among nation’s elite in Public Accounting Report rankings

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The Fisher School of Accounting at the Warrington College of Business Administration had its undergraduate, master’s and doctoral programs all rank in the top 15 among U.S. public accounting programs in Public Accounting Report’s (PAR) 32nd Annual Survey of Accounting Professors. Fisher’s undergraduate program led the way as it ranked sixth among publics (ninth overall). Fisher’s master’s program placed 10th among publics (13th overall) and its doctoral program ranked 15th among publics (19th overall). “Our students, faculty

Fisher School ranked among nation’s top public accounting schools

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The Fisher School of Accounting’s undergraduate and graduate programs both ranked 13th among U.S. public universities in the 30th Annual Survey of Accounting Professors published by Public Accounting Report (PAR). The Fisher School’s doctoral program ranked 16th among U.S. public universities. “We are pleased to be recognized for the quality of our students, faculty and programs,” said J. Roy Duggan Professor Dr. Gary McGill, Associate Dean of the Warrington College of Business Administration and Director of the

Fisher School earns top marks in Public Accounting Report rankings

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The 29th Annual Survey of Accounting Professors published by Public Accounting Report (PAR) ranked the Fisher School of Accounting’s undergraduate program second and graduate program third among national universities with similar faculty size. PAR categorized schools into three groups based on faculty size. The schools with the largest faculties were placed in Group I, mid-sized faculties were placed in Group II and smaller faculties in Group III. UF was placed in Group II despite the fact that