Calloway School names professorships, program directors

Paul JurasWake Forest University’s Calloway School of Business and Accountancy has named two faculty members to endowed professorships at the school and recently appointed directors for each of its four degree programs.

Paul Juras, the PricewaterhouseCoopers Professor for Teaching Excellence, was named again to the professorship. Juras was originally appointed to the position in 2000. The two-year appointment is renewable and provides money for research and teaching. Juras, a member of the Calloway School faculty since 1991, teaches introductory and advanced levels of management accounting.

Page WestPage West, associate professor of business, was named Benson-Pruitt Professor and will direct the school’s business degree program. The Benson-Pruitt Professorship is a three-year appointment and provides money for research and teaching. West has taught at the Calloway School since 1995 and is also the director of the school’s Center for Undergraduate Entrepreneurship, under development.

Lee KnightOther faculty members appointed program directors are Lee Knight, professor of accountancy, director of the accounting program; James Cotter, associate professor of finance, director of the analytical finance program; and Bruce Lewis, assistant professor of business, director of the information systems program.

James CotterThe Calloway School, the largest undergraduate program at Wake Forest, is ranked 25th among all undergraduate business programs by U.S. News & World Report and its accounting students have scored first or second in the nation on the CPA exam for the past five years. Bruce LewisMore than 400 students are currently enrolled in the Calloway School, which offers four-year degrees in business, analytical finance, mathematical business and information systems, and a five-year program to earn a bachelor’s and master’s degree in accountancy. The Calloway School also offers a master’s degree in accountancy for students who have already earned an undergraduate degree.Bruce Lewis

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