Lynn Pippenger School of Accountancy


Mission Statement

We leverage analytics to prepare a diverse student population for fulfilling careers by delivering quality, relevant instruction, and to advance the accounting profession through rigorous and relevant scholarship and community engagement.


To be a leading professional school of accountancy that empowers students and advances knowledge to improve the profession.

Strategic Priorities

To achieve our vision and mission, our current strategic priorities are:

  1. Research with impact
    We will contribute to the body of knowledge in accounting and related fields through innovative and impactful scholarship resulting in useful insights.

  2. Student success
    We will provide an environment that equips students with the knowledge and skills to become analytical and creative problem-solvers by focusing on innovative pedagogical approaches and experiential learning opportunities.

  3. Engagement
    We will foster relationships with a range of constituents to exchange ideas and collaboratively develop solutions to promote social, economic, and community development.

  4. Global
    We will offer our students an opportunity to broaden their awareness of diverse global accounting practices.


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