HPU Assistant Professor Of Accounting Attends Accounting Conference In Atlanta

HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 14, 2011 ? Ross Roberts, assistant professor of accounting in the Phillips School of Business at High Point University, recently attended the American Accounting Association’s Research and Case Study Conference, held Jan. 6-8 in Atlanta.

The conference was held to foster effectiveness of instruction, encourage research in management accounting, and to increase opportunities for the interchange of ideas among members of the academic and professional community.

While there, Roberts was selected to discuss a peer paper, titled “The Influence of Social Identity on the Performance Effects of Relative Performance Evaluation.”

“I was able to hear and discuss research that sparked new ideas of how to further my research on performance measures and corporate identity,” Roberts says. “I was also able to identify possible co-authors for future publications.”

At High Point University, every student receives an extraordinary education in an inspiring environment with caring people. HPU, located in the Piedmont Triad region of North Carolina, is a liberal arts institution with over 4,200 undergraduate and graduate students from 51 countries and 46 states at campuses in High Point and Winston-Salem. It is ranked by US News and World Report at No. 3 among Regional Colleges in the South. Forbes.com ranks HPU in the top 7 percent among “America’s Best Colleges.” Parade Magazine lists HPU in the top 25 private schools in the nation. The university offers 50 undergraduate majors, 42 undergraduate minors and seven graduate degree programs. It is accredited by the Commission of Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, and is a member of the NCAA, Division I and the Big South Conference. Visit High Point University on the Web at highpoint.edu. 

Chris Dudley

Vice President and Chief of Staff

336-841-4530 cdudley@highpoint.edu

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