|By PR Newswire||
|August 19, 2013 04:00 AM EDT||
SAN DIEGO, Aug. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The College of Business Administration at San Diego State University (SDSU) announced that SDSU accounting professor, Dr. C. Janie Chang, has been named the William E. Cole director of the Charles W. Lamden School of Accountancy effective August 19, 2013.
In addition to serving as chair, Chang will continue to serve as the Vern Odmark-endowed professor of accountancy at SDSU with a specialization in accounting information systems.
"It is a great honor to have been selected by my peers to lead the Charles W. Lamden School of Accountancy," said Chang."This is an exciting time for the school as it continues to emerge as one of the leading academic accountancy programs in the state of California. I look forward to working with our faculty, staff, and administration as we set the standard for educational excellence and provide our accounting students with the skills demanded by today's business environment."
"The Charles W. Lamden School of Accountancy is well-positioned to build on its already outstanding reputation," said Dr. Gangaram Singh, interim dean of SDSU's College of Business Administration. "Professor Chang brings the academic credentials and leadership style to this important unit within the College of Business Administration I am confident that Professor Chang will spearhead curriculum innovation, research and service to our vibrant accounting community."
Chang earned her Ph.D. from the University of California, Irvine and has been with SDSU since 2006.
About the College of Business Administration
With nearly 5,000 students, SDSU's College of Business Administration is one of the largest business schools in the U.S. For over 50 years, the College has produced some of the most successful and influential business leaders in the world. For more information, visit www.sdsu.edu/business.
San Diego State University is a major public research institution offering bachelor's degrees in 89 areas, master's degrees in 78 areas and doctorates in 21 areas. The university provides transformative experiences, both inside and outside of the classroom, for its 34,000 students. Students participate in research, international experiences, sustainability and entrepreneurship initiatives, and a broad range of student life and leadership opportunities. The university's rich campus life features opportunities for students to participate in, and engage with, the creative and performing arts, a Division I athletics program and the vibrant cultural life of the San Diego region. For more information, visit www.sdsu.edu.
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