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School of Accountancy
Larry Walther

Larry Walther

Department Head, and Ernst & Young Professor
Department(s): School of Accountancy
Location:  Business 815
Office Phone:  435.797.8697
Fax:  435.797.1475

Personal Quote:

“All of the pieces have been assembled and are in motion to propel the Huntsman School of Business to national prominence. The School’s model is dynamic and sustainable, and its graduates can look forward to ever increasing value for their degrees.”

Education

Ph.D., Accounting, Oklahoma State University, 1980
MPA, Accounting, University of Texas at Arlington, 1977
BS, Accounting, University of Texas at Arlington, 1976

Biography

Dr. Walther graduated with honors as well as an MPA from University of Texas at Arlington. He then went on to earn his Doctorate from Oklahoma State University.

In the fall of 2007, Dr. Walther was part of an accreditation program review team sent to evaluate the Jon M. Huntsman School of Business. He liked what he saw and decided to move and take the department head position in the School of Accountancy when the opportunity presented itself.

Dr. Walther’s professional experience includes having owned an outdoor advertising company and served as a director and/or consultant to various public and non-public companies. He has authored numerous accounting textbooks and articles and has been published in many major professional and accounting journals. He currently dedicates much of his time to his website: www.principlesofaccounting.com/, which is a free online textbook that has received extensive global use. As a professor, Dr. Walther focuses on rigor and excellence in his teaching.

Related Huntsman News Articles

Dr. Larry Walther Awarded Federation of Schools of Accountancy (FSA)/Joseph A. Silvoso Faculty Merit Award (The Huntsman Post - March 2013)
School of Accountancy Programs Ranked 34th and 37th by Public Accounting Report (The Huntsman Post - September 2013)
Huntsman Professors Have Written Some Books You Should Know About (Huntsman Alumni Magazine - Fall 2012)
Professors put free books online, generate millions of hits (The Huntsman Post - September 2011)
New professors bring expertise and passion to Huntsman School (Huntsman Alumni Magazine - Fall 2008)