AACSB and Standard 8: Separating Fact From Fiction

May 2, 2019 | Online | 8:00 a.m. EDT/ 1:00 p.m. CET/ 8:00 p.m. SGT


Devine_AnthonyAnthony Devine, Northumbria University, Newcastle Business School

Anthony is an academic in the Accounting and Financial Management department. His area of teaching is financial accounting and corporate governance. He is currently the senior academic accreditation lead within the Business School. Anthony’s PhD is in Family Business and Governance. His research interests include governance, values, education, innovation, entrepreneurship and accounting. He is currently involved with a number of professional organisations including the Family Firm Institute as a GEN faculty member, AACSB as a global trainer for Assurance of Learning, he is on the board of New Writing North (a creative writing charity in the Northeast of England) and is a school governor.


Joyce A. StrawserJoyce A. Strawser, Seton Hall University

Joyce A. Strawser is Dean of the Stillman School of Business at Seton Hall University, a position she has held since March 2012.  Strawser joined the faculty of Seton Hall University in 1995 and has taught courses in many of the subfields of accounting, at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. As a faculty member, Strawser earned awards for her excellence in teaching and service to students. Prior to her appointment as dean, Strawser served as the Stillman School’s Associate Dean of Undergraduate and MBA Curricula.  In this role, Strawser provided oversight for all matters related to undergraduate and MBA curriculum development as well as all aspects of the School’s undergraduate and MBA assessment processes.  Strawser has provided advice and counsel to business schools seeking to develop learning outcomes assessment programs and has made several conference presentations on business program outcomes assessment.  She is currently a member of the AACSB’s Initial Accreditation Committee (IAC) and Business Accreditation Task Force (BATF) and previously served on the AACSB Continuous Improvement Review Committee (CIRC) and Business Accreditation Policy Committee (BAPC).


Stephanie BryantStephanie M. Bryant, AACSB International

Dr. Stephanie M. Bryant is the Executive Vice President and Chief Accreditation Officer of AACSB International.  She served as Dean of the College of Business at Missouri State University for 6-1/2 years and was previously the Director of the University of South Florida School of Accountancy.  She received her Ph.D. and B.S. in Accounting from Louisiana State University and is a Louisiana CPA (inactive).  Dr. Bryant specializes in accounting information systems, and previously worked for KPMG Peat Marwick.  Dr. Bryant has co-authored two accounting textbooks, and over 30 academic articles and has won nine teaching awards.  She served as the 2005-2006 national President of the American Accounting Association Information Systems Section.  She also served as the 2006-2009 International President of Beta Alpha Psi.