Accounting Hall of Fame

An institution that honors contributions to accounting and auditing. Established by Ohio State University in 1950, the Accounting Hall of Fame is located in the university’s Fisher College of Business, and its Web site describes its purpose as follows: To be "honoring accountants who have made or are making significant contributions to the advancement of accounting since the beginning of the twentieth century." It describes the types of services to accounting expected of its inductees: "Contributions to accounting research and literature, significant service to professional accounting organizations, wide recognition as an authority in some field of accounting, advancement of accounting education, and public service." The Ohio State University Press also publishes works of some of the Hall of Fame members. The nominating board is international in character, and individuals honored in the Hall of Fame include *Raymond John Chambers and *Robert Kuhn Mautz. Web link:

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