The Wisconsin Institute of Certified Public Accountants has presented Paul Fischer, Jerry Leer Professor of Accounting and Lubar Director of Accounting Programs at UWM’s Lubar School of Business, with its Accounting Educator Award.
“I am delighted that the WICPA recognized 50 years of Paul’s distinguished excellence as an educator,” said Dean V. Kanti Prasad. “Paul Fischer is a rare faculty colleague who has devoted five decades to student excellence, teaching excellence, and professional excellence in Accounting in the Lubar School of Business! An award-winning teacher, and senior author of one of the most popular advanced accounting textbooks in the country, Paul has helped to shape and transform the lives of thousands of our Accounting students.”
Fischer was also recognized this spring for his 50th anniversary as a faculty member at UWM.