Faculty/Staff Profile

Richard S Rand, MAcc, PhD

Interim Department Chair, Professor of Accounting, Earl McDonald Professor of Business

Highest Degree University: University of South Carolina
Department: Accounting and Bus Law
Johnson Hall (JOHN) 221A
PO Box: 5024
(931) 372-6121


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  • Interim Department Chair 2013/2014
  • Chair Earl McDonald Professor of Business, 2012 - Present
  • Professor of Accounting @ TTU since 1989
  • Accounting Department Coordinator of Assurance of Learning for AACSB, 2008-2012
  • President of the Tennessee Society of Accounting Educators 2012/2013
  • Director of Distance MBA Program, Jan 2002- Dec 2003
  • North Carolina CPA since 1984 (#14889)
  • Public Accounting and Auditing, 1981-1984
  • Tandy Corporation, Computer Marketing Manager, 1984-1985
  • Small Business Development Center Consultant, University of South Carolina, 1985-1986
  • Research Interests Corporate Governance, Distance Education, E-Business, Fraud, Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Chapter Advisor, Beta Alpha Psi, 1996-2005


  • College of Business Administration Assurance of Learning Award, 2010
  • Beta Alpha Psi National Outstanding Advisor Award, 2004
  • Tennessee Board of Regents Excellence in Distance Education Award 2003
  • College of Business Administration Curtis Kinslow Award for Excellence in Teaching, 2000


Financial Accounting, Intermediate Accounting, Advanced Financial Accounting, Fraud Auditing and Forensic Accounting, International Experiences in Accounting, MBA Accounting, Graduate Financial Accounting and Reporting

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