The Accounting Accreditation Policy Committee (AAPC) fulfills six primary roles:
Determines policies, processes and practices specific to accounting accreditation not otherwise designated in the Policy Governance Manual;
Engages thought leaders from the Innovation Committee, the Business Practices Advisory Council and the accounting professional community in advancing accounting accreditation;
Recommends changes in the Accounting Accreditation Standards to the Board;
Authorizes changes in the accounting accreditation eligibility criteria, Accreditation Standards interpretive material, and accreditation processes related to accounting accreditation and quality assurance services;
Coordinates the work of the Accounting Accreditation Committee; and
Coordinates activities and polices with the Business Accreditation Policy Committee.
AAPC consists of up to 15 members appointed by the AACSB Vice Chair-Chair Elect (who shall preside as Board Chair during the year for which the appointments are made) to include:
Chair and Vice Chair of the Accounting Accreditation Committee.
Two members from the AACSB Board of Directors, Innovations Committee and/or Business Practices Council.
Additional members representing both the academic and professional accounting communities in roughly equal proportion.
The Vice Chair-Chair Elect shall designate an AAPC Chair and Vice Chair from among the AAPC members.
To ensure continuity, AAPC members may be reappointed for up to four consecutive one-year terms.
Mark Higgins, Saint Louis University
Bruce Behn, University of Tennessee at Knoxville
Tracey Golden, Association of International Certified Professional Accountants
Frank Buckless, North Carolina State University
William “Hunter” Cook, Dixon Hughes Goodman LLP
Ellen J. Glazerman, Ernst & Young Foundation LLP
Yvonne L. Hinson, American Accounting Association
George W. Krull, Jr., Grant Thornton LLP
Shawn Mauldin, Mississippi State University
Gary McGill, University of Florida
Jan R. Williams, University of Tennessee at Knoxville
Caryn L. Beck-Dudley, ([email protected])
Stephanie Bryant ([email protected])