University of Maryland Business
Honored with Prestigious Accounting Award
Park, Md. – August 26, 2010 — The University of Maryland’s Robert H.
Smith School of Business today announced
Stephen E. Loeb, the Ernst & Young
Alumni Professor of Accounting and Business Ethics, was honored with the 2010
Accounting Exemplar Award for his notable contributions to professionalism and
ethics in accounting education. The award is given by the Public Interest
Section of the American Accounting Association. Loeb received the award at the
Accounting Exemplar luncheon on August 1, during the association’s annual
meeting in San Francisco.
The American Accounting Association’s Public Interest Section
recognizes and honors an accounting educator or an accounting practitioner who
has made notable contributions to professionalism and ethics in accounting
education and/or practice. Previous winners of this prestigious award include
two former comptroller generals of the United States and a former chairman of
Loeb is an internationally known scholar in the area of accounting ethics.
His authored and/or co-authored work has appeared in many journals, including
The Accounting Review, Journal of Accounting Research, The Journal of
Accountancy, Issues in Accounting Education, The Journal of the American Medical
Association, Journal of Business Ethics, and Accounting Horizons.
Loeb has served as a regional vice president of the American Accounting
Association. He chaired several national committees of the American Accounting
Association. Loeb chaired the accounting faculty from 1973-1982 and 1987-1995.
About the University of Maryland’s Robert H.
Smith School of Business
The Robert H. Smith School of Business is an internationally recognized leader
in management education and research. One of 13 colleges and schools at the
University of Maryland, College Park, the Smith School offers undergraduate,
full-time and part-time MBA, executive MBA, executive MS, PhD and executive
education programs, as well as outreach services to the corporate community. The
school offers its degree, custom and certification programs in learning
locations in North America and Asia.