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Stan Zygmunt, Director of News and
Gerry Zaboski, Vice Provost, Enrollment
Management and External Affairs
For Immediate Release
Professors' Manuscript Wins Institute of Management Accountants' Lybrand
Brian Carpenter, Ph.D., and Douglas M. Boyle, D.B.A., accounting professors at
The University of Scranton, received the Institute of Management Accountants' Lybrand
Bronze Medal for their manuscript "New Rules for Lessee Accounting: A Summary of the
Lessee Provisions of Accounting Standards Update." Co-author Daniel Mahoney, Ph.D.,
professor and chair of the Accounting Department at the University, who is not an IMA
member, received a Certificate of Appreciation.
The manuscript was the third-highest-ranking manuscript in the Lybrand
Competition. The competition included all manuscripts published during 2013 in the
IMA's Strategic Finance and Management Accounting Quarterly journals, both of which are rated
within the top five practitioner journals. The IMA member authors of the top three
manuscripts are presented Lybrand Gold, Silver and Bronze Medals. Authors of other top
manuscripts are presented Certificates of Merit for outstanding contributions to accounting
and finance literature.
Last year, these three professors were also honored for their manuscript "Goodwill
Accounting: A Closer Examination of the Matter of Nonimpairments." That award was
for outstanding character and excellence in contributing to literature for the advancement
of management accounting and financial management.
Dr. Carpenter holds a MBA from The University of Scranton as well as a
bachelor's degree and doctorate in accounting from the Pennsylvania State University. A
Certified Management Accountant, he has received numerous teaching and research
awards, including the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants' Outstanding
Educator Award, the Society of Accounting Students' Outstanding Educator award, the
University of Scranton CASE Professor of the Year award, The University of Scranton's
Alpha Sigma Nu University Award for Teaching Excellence, the Kania School of
Management's Scholarship Award, the University's Excellence in the Scholarship of
Teaching and Learning Award, and numerous best paper awards from various national and
international accounting and business conferences.
He has authored numerous textbooks, handbooks and journal articles, and is
involved in ongoing research projects involving financial accounting, auditing and
Dr. Boyle holds a bachelor's degree from The University of Scranton, a MBA from
Columbia University and a doctorate from Kennesaw State University. A Certified Public
Accountant as well as a Certified Management Accountant, has more than 25 years of
industry executive experience. He twice earned the Kania School of Management Teacher
of the Year award and earned the Provost Excellence Awards for the Scholarship of
Teaching in 2014 and for Scholarly Publication in 2012.
He has served on the boards of directors for public and private companies and
serves on the Finance Committee and as board chairman for the Allied Services Skilled
Dr. Mahoney earned a bachelor's degree and a MBA from The University of
Scranton as well as a doctorate in accounting from Syracuse University. A Certified Public
Accountant, he was named Kania School of Management's Professor of the Year four
times. He was also named The University of Scranton CASE Professor of the Year, and
received the University's Alpha Sigma Nu University Award for Teaching Excellence and
the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants Outstanding Educator Award.
He worked as an internal auditor for the Prudential Insurance Company and his
articles have been published in numerous professional journals, such as The CPA Journal,
Internal Auditor and The Journal of Business and Economics Research, Accounting and Financial
Management. He currently serves on the board of directors at the Griffin Pond Animal
Brian Carpenter, Ph.D.
Douglas M. Boyle, D.B.A.
Daniel Mahoney, Ph.D.