Larry Walther

Professor

Department(s):
  • School of Accountancy

Larry Walther

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.

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.”