The Department of Accounting and Information Systems in the Pamplin College of Business strives for excellence in fulfilling the three missions of a comprehensive land grant university by:

  • Providing a world class accounting and information systems education to our students.
  • Improving the accounting and information systems professions by conducting quality research and disseminating the results.
  • Delivering outreach services to accounting and information systems professionals and educators.


Michelle Harding was capped and served as the opening speaker at the PhD Project 2017 November Conference.   The PhD Project was established in 1994 with the goal of diversifying the corporate boardroom by diversifying the role models in front of the classroom.

Lynn Almond, Accounting and Information Systems

Lynn Almond

Lynn Almond spoke about best practices in teaching introductory accounting at the American Accounting Association's Conference on Teaching and Learning in Accounting in San Diego, CA.

Jing Huang presented her paper entitled "R&D and the Rising Foreign Profitability of U.S. Multinational Corporations" at the National Tax Association 2017 meeting in Philadelphia.