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05-31-01

Contacts:
Richard Carter, Business, (515) 294-9438
Mary Harms, Business, (515) 294-5800
Kevin Brown, News Service, (515) 294-8986


CARTER NAMED CHAIR OF ACCOUNTING AND FINANCE AT ISU

AMES, Iowa -- Richard Carter, professor of finance at Iowa State University's College of Business, has been named chair of the departments of accounting and finance.

Carter joined the Iowa State faculty in 1986. His research focuses on the reputation and activities of investment banks in the capital acquisition process, including recent developments in electronic markets.

He is a member of the American Finance Association, the Western Finance Association, the Financial Management Association and the Southern Finance Association.

"Dr. Carter is a nationally-recognized scholar in the finance area and is a highly effective teacher," said Benjamin Allen, dean of the College of Business. "His leadership will be invaluable."

The combined enrollment of the accounting and finance departments is 588 students.



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