Donald M. Roberts
Professor Emeritus of Business Administration

Department of Business Administration, College of Business

Degrees | Positions | Publications | Honors | Academic Service | Teaching/Research
Ph.D., Stanford University, 1959; M.A., University of Illinois, 1954; B.A., Denison University, 1952.
Positions Held
At the University of Illinois since 1959. Acting head of department, 1993-94. Professor-in-Residence, Arthur Andersen & Co., 1984-85. Visiting scholar, European Institute for Advanced Studies in Management, Brussels, 1978. Associate professor of mathematics and economics, University of Illinois, 1963-64. Assistant professor of mathematics, University of Illinois, 1959-63.
Honors and Awards
Executive MBA Outstanding Teaching Award, 1994. MBA teaching Award, 1993. Keith E. Sawyer Service Award, Executive MBA, 1993. Member of Phi Beta Kappa, Sigma Xi.
Academic Service
Member of the Subcommittee on Auditing Applications of the National Research Council Panel, 1980-88. Member of AICPA Internal Accounting Control Task Force, 1984-86; Statistical Sampling Subcommittee, 1970-78. Served on the editorial board of Auditing: A Journal of Practice and Theory, 1988-92.
Teaching and Research
Teaches courses in statistics for management decisions, quality and productivity improvement, and business forecasting and econometrics. Research focuses on using data to improve processes.

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