Posted by Marge O’Reilly-Allen and David Wagaman: The accounting profession is facing yet another challenge: a severe shortage of doctorally qualified faculty to teach the next generation of accountants. A growing demand for accounting professors has resulted in an inadequate supply of accounting PhDs, and accounting programs are experiencing great difficulty recruiting new faculty members. The situation is growing worse, and will not improve unless both academia and the accounting profession work together to develop long-term solutions.
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Source: AccountingWEB, 27 July 2009. a Sift Media publication © 2009 Sift Media Limited.