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Victor L. Bernard Memorial Award

Friends and colleagues established The Victor L. Bernard Memorial Award to honor Professor Bernard.  Victor L. Bernard started his distinguished accounting career by earning his BS in Business Administration from Ohio State University in 1975. He then earned his MAS and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Illinois Urbana/Champaign in 1976 and 1982 respectively. Vic began teaching at Illinois Wesleyan University as an instructor from 1976-1977. Then he worked for Arthur Young and Company as an auditor in 1975, 1977-1978. He returned to the University of Illinois as a lecturer in 1982 and then he taught at the University of Michigan as an Assistant Professor from 1982-1986. He was a Visiting Professor at the University of Chicago from 1985-1986. He taught at the University of Michigan as an Associate Professor from 1986-1988. Vic was the Marvin Bower Visiting Fellow at Harvard University in 1990-1991. He returned to the University of Michigan as a full Professor from 1988 until his premature death.  The Victor L. Bernard Memorial Award recognizes promising students in the University of Illinois' Accounting Ph.D. program.  For more information regarding this award click here.

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