Penne Ainsworth University of Wyoming, College of Business, Associate Dean Susie McMurry Excellence in Teaching Professor

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Penne Ainsworth

University of Wyoming, College of Business, Associate Dean

Susie McMurry Excellence in Teaching Professor

Dept. 3275, 1000 E University Ave. office: (307) 766-3167

University of Wyoming

Laramie, WY 82071 email: penne@uwyo.edu

Energetic, enthusiastic leader with demonstrated success achieving College of Business academic and administrative objectives. Ethical and trustworthy, with a history of developing effective strategic partnerships with internal and external constituents to advance the College’s and University’s mission, priorities, and organizational goals.

EDUCATION

1988 Ph.D., University of Nebraska, Lincoln, Nebraska 1984 M.Acc., Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas 1983 B.S., Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas ACADEMIC POSITIONS

2010 - Associate Dean, College of Business, University of Wyoming

2007 - 2010 Associate Dean for Students, College of Business, University of Wyoming and Chairperson, Department of Accounting, University of Wyoming 2004 - 2007 Assistant Dean, College of Business, University of Wyoming and

Chairperson, Department of Accounting, University of Wyoming 2002 - 2003 Interim Assistant Dean for Assessment, University of Wyoming 2001 - Professor, Accounting, University of Wyoming

2000 - 2004 Director, Master of Science in Accounting, University of Wyoming 1997 - 2001 Associate Professor, Accounting, University of Wyoming

1992 - 1997 Associate Professor, Accounting, Kansas State University 1987 - 1992 Assistant Professor, Accounting, Kansas State University

1985 - 1987 Graduate Teaching Assistant, Accounting, University of Nebraska 1985 Instructor, Accounting, Kansas State University

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ADMINISTRATIVE ACTIVITIES Administrative: Associate Dean (current)

Provide administrative oversight of College of Business Student Services which includes recruitment, academic and career advising, scholarships, retention, disciplinary procedures, teaching activities, co-curricular activities (student organizations) and their respective funding. Lead team of three Directors with responsibility for Academic Advising, Career Advising, and MBA Programming. Partner with Assistant Dean for Marketing and Development to further enhance College recruiting and marketing initiatives. Perform faculty teaching evaluations and directly accountable for AASCB accreditation and community college articulation.

AACSB duties

 Prepare the AACSB Maintenance of Accreditation Reports

 Prepare faculty and staff for AACSB Maintenance of Accreditation Visits  Coordinate AACSB Maintenance of Accreditation Visits

Recruiting/Marketing duties

 Develop programming for COB Showcase Saturday

 Manage Discover Days, Campus Pass, Family Weekend events  Meet with individual students and their families

 Host high school visits and business receptions  Prepare marketing materials

Assessment duties

 Prepare assessment reports for UW

 Help departments with assessment efforts, including curriculum mapping  Analyze data and prepare ETS reports (95% percentile for past 5 years)  Analyze data and prepare EBI reports

Teaching Evaluation duties

 Analyze numerical teaching evaluations of all COB faculty and prepare reports  Analyze written student comments of all COB faculty and prepare individual

summaries for tenure & promotion as well as annual reports  Visit new faculty classrooms and provide feedback on teaching  Serve as mentor to any faculty requesting such services

Other

 Lead Articulation Day Conference with Community Colleges and maintain close working relationships with faculty

 Oversee Academic Advising Office (AAO) activities and work with departments to integrate advising activities with AAO

 Oversee the scholarship process and ensure compliance the donor stipulations  Oversee Johnson Career Center (JCC) activities and internship processes  Oversee the MBA Office activities and admission processes

 Participate in COB Advisory Board activities  Monitor mentorship program for MBA students  Monitor student organizations’ activities and funding  Facilitate CAT (Critical-thinking Assessment Test) scoring

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Administrative: Department Chairperson (2004 – 2010)

Successfully scheduled courses to meet student, faculty and College objectives. Developed mentoring relationships with faculty and staff to create collegial work atmosphere resulting in cooperative student learning environment. Created department alumni newsletter fostering greater department connectivity with alumni, regional CPA firms and various companies.

 Developed “friend-raising” process with business community  Advanced relationships with community colleges

 Managed faculty and student relations  Mentored junior faculty

 Monitored accounting scholarship processes  Managed departmental budgets

 Developed first Faculty Scholar in Accounting (McGee, Hearne & Paiz)  Led department to develop comprehensive Faculty Evaluation Process

 Developed scholarship commitment from Macy & Associates (now Lenhart Mason)  Worked with Wyoming Society of CPAs to develop relationships with firms

Administrative: Director of the Masters of Science in Accounting (2000 – 2004)

Performed student advising and recruitment which included educating students and CPA firms on benefits of Wyoming’s 150-hour accounting certification program.

 Served as committee chair for students

 Developed and implemented graduate assessment program  Processed student admissions

 Served as student advisor

 Worked with Career Center on student placement

 Worked with Wyoming Society of CPAs on student networking COURSES TAUGHT

Intermediate Accounting II Cost Accounting

Fraud Examination Managerial Accounting

Principles of Accounting I (Financial) Principles of Accounting II (Managerial) Principles of Accounting I (Integrated) Principles of Accounting II (Integrated) Professionalism and Ethics Accounting Research

Accounting for MBAs Advanced Managerial Accounting PUBLICATIONS

Books:

Ainsworth, Penne and Deines, Dan, 2010, Introduction to Accounting: An Integrated Approach, 6th edition, (McGraw-Hill/Irwin)

Ainsworth, Penne, 2010, Teaching Integrated Accounting: Innovative Strategies for Your Classroom, to accompany Introduction to Accounting: An Integrated Approach, 6th edition, (McGraw-Hill/Irwin).

Ainsworth, Penne and Deines, Dan, 2009, Introduction to Accounting: An Integrated Approach, 5th edition, (McGraw-Hill/Irwin)

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Ainsworth, Penne, 2009, Teaching Integrated Accounting: Innovative Strategies for Your Classroom, to accompany Introduction to Accounting: An Integrated Approach, 5th edition, (McGraw-Hill/Irwin).

Ainsworth, Penne and Deines, Dan, 2007, Introduction to Accounting: An Integrated Approach, 4th edition, (McGraw-Hill/Irwin)

Ainsworth, Penne, 2007, Teaching Integrated Accounting: Innovative Strategies for Your Classroom, to accompany Introduction to Accounting: An Integrated Approach, 4th edition, (McGraw-Hill/Irwin).

Ainsworth, Penne and Deines, Dan, 2004, Introduction to Accounting: An Integrated Approach, 3rd edition, (McGraw-Hill/Irwin)

Ainsworth, Penne, 2004, Teaching Integrated Accounting: Innovative Strategies for Your Classroom, to accompany Introduction to Accounting: An Integrated Approach, 3rd edition, (McGraw-Hill/Irwin).

Ainsworth, Penne, Deines, Dan, Plumlee, R. David, and Larson, Cathy X., 2000, Introduction to Accounting: An Integrated Approach, 2nd edition, (Irwin/McGraw-Hill).

Ainsworth, Penne, 2000, Teaching Integrated Accounting: Innovative Strategies for Your Classroom, to accompany Introduction to Accounting: An Integrated Approach, 2nd edition, (Irwin/McGraw-Hill).

Ainsworth, Penne, Deines, Dan, Plumlee, R. David, Larson, Cathy Xanthaky, 1997, Introduction to Accounting: An Integrated Approach Volume I, (Richard D. Irwin). Used at the

sophomore and graduate level.

Ainsworth, Penne, Deines, Dan, Plumlee, R. David, Larson, Cathy Xanthaky, 1997, Introduction to Accounting: An Integrated Approach Volume II, (Richard D. Irwin).

Ainsworth, Penne, Instructor’s Resource Manual: Innovative Teaching Strategies for Your Classroom Volume I, 1997, (Richard D. Irwin).

Ainsworth, Penne, Instructor’s Resource Manual: Innovative Teaching Strategies for Your Classroom Volume II, 1997, (Richard D. Irwin).

Ainsworth, Penne, Flint Hills Salon: A Case Analysis, 2nd edition, 1996, (John Wiley & Sons). Ainsworth, Penne, Flint Hills Salon: A Case Analysis, 1992, (John Wiley & Sons).

Refereed Journal Articles:

Walker, Kenton and Ainsworth, Penne, 2007, “Achieving Competitive Advantage in Departments of Accounting: Management Principles and the Balanced Scorecard,” Academy of Accounting and Financial Studies Journal, pp. 65 – 82.

Ainsworth, Penne, 2002, “Changes in Accounting Curricula: Discussion and Design,” Accounting Education, an International Journal, 10 (3), pp. 279 – 297

Walker, Kenton B. and Ainsworth, Penne, 2001, “Developing a Process Approach in the

Business Core Curriculum,” Issues in Accounting Education, Volume 16, No. 1, pp. 41 – 66.

Lavelle, Jerome, Davis, Regina, and Ainsworth, Penne, 1997, “Use of Heath Care Activity-Based Accounting Data to Bundle Costs for Capitated Payment Contracts,” Engineering Valuation and Cost Analysis, Volume 1: pp. 99 - 110.

Ainsworth, Penne, 1995, “ABC Overhead Analysis Beats Traditional Approach,” Practical Accountant, July: pp. 49 – 56.

Ainsworth, Penne, 1994, “Restructuring the Introductory Accounting Courses: The Kansas State University Experience,” Journal of Accounting Education, Vol. 12: pp. 305 – 323.

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Ainsworth, Penne, 1994, “When Activity-Based Costing Works,” Practical Accountant, July: pp. 28 – 34.

Ainsworth, Penne and Plumlee, R. David, 1993, “Restructuring the Accounting Curriculum Content Sequence: The KSU Experience,” Issues in Accounting Education, Vol. 8: pp. 112 – 127.

Andrus, David M., Ott, Richard L., and Ainsworth, Penne, 1993, “Small-Business Executive Responses to Accountant Print Ads,” Journal of Advertising Research, March/April: pp. 47 – 56.

Ott, Richard L., Andrus, David M., and Ainsworth, Penne, 1991, “Perceptions of Accountant Advertisements,” The CPA Journal, December: pp. 74 – 75.

Ainsworth, Penne, 1990, “Improving Professional Quality,” The Woman CPA, Fall: pp. 14 – 16. Ainsworth, Penne, Ott, Richard D. and Donnelly, David, 1990, “Advice to Firms: Factors that

Accounting Students Consider in Choosing an Employer,” The CPA Journal, September: pp. 82 – 84.

Refereed Proceedings:

Ainsworth, Penne and Webster, Stuart, 1998, “Revising An Accounting Curriculum: A Systems Approach,” Proceedings of the Western American Accounting Association Meeting. Ainsworth, Penne, 1998, “Free Bird Paints: A Budgeting Case Analysis,” Proceedings of the

Mid West American Accounting Association Meeting.

Ainsworth, Penne and Deines, Dan, 1990, “A New Accounting Program at Kansas State University: Changing Accounting Education to Meet the Needs of a Changing

Profession,” Proceedings of the Fourteenth Annual Meeting of the Federation of Schools of Accountancy, pp. 11 – 18.

Invited Publications:

Ainsworth, Penne and Webster, Stuart, 2003, “Accounting Program Assessment at the

University of Wyoming,” Best Practices in Accounting Program Assessment, Teaching and Curriculum Section, American Accounting Association.

CONTRACTS AND GRANTS

Ainsworth, Penne and USP Committee. 2005. “Developing Assessment for CH Courses.” $3,000.

Ainsworth, Penne and USP Committee. 2004. “Rubric Development for University Studies: Written & Oral Communication.” $3,000.

Ainsworth, Penne, Benson, Janice, Dunn, Laura, and Pedersen, Ron, 2003. “Redesigning the Principles of Accounting Sequence to Meet the USP “I” and “L” Designations.” $7,500. Ainsworth, Penne and Webster, Stuart, 2000, “Developing a Comprehensive Faculty Evaluation

System,” Center for Teaching Excellence, University of Wyoming, $1,800.00 Ainsworth, Penne and Webster, Stuart, 1999 “Assessing the Cognitive Development of

Accounting Students,” Center for Teaching Excellence, University of Wyoming, $2,953.61

Accounting Faculty at Kansas State University, 1990, “Proposed Changes in the Accounting Curriculum at Kansas State University,” Accounting Education Change Commission, $250,000.

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PAPERS AND WORKSHOPS PRESENTED (since 1997 only)

2010 “Teaching Ethics,” Kaiser Ethics Project, University of Wyoming, panel participant “What is a CMA & Who Cares?” University of Wyoming, Institute of Management Accountants Meeting, featured speaker

2009 “Teaching Ethics,” Kaiser Ethics Project, University of Wyoming, panel participant “What is a CMA & Who Cares?” University of Wyoming, Institute of Management Accountants Meeting, featured speaker

“USP Assessment Workshops,” University of Wyoming, featured speaker, 5 workshops 2008 “Teaching Ethics,” Fall Forum on Learning and Assessment, University of Wyoming,

panel participant

2007 “Planning an Assessment Program,” American Accounting Association, National Meeting, all day CPE session presenter

“What is a CMA & Who Cares?” University of Wyoming, Institute of Management Accountants Meeting, featured speaker

2006 “Curriculum Mapping: Planning and Assessment,” West Virginia Accounting Educators Association, featured speaker

“Curriculum Mapping: Planning and Assessment,” American Accounting Association, National Meeting, all day CPE session presenter

“Curriculum Mapping,” American Accounting Association, Regional Meeting, panel presentation and moderator

“Environmental Accounting,” Environment & Natural Resources Seminar, featured speaker

“What is a CMA & Who Cares?” University of Wyoming, Institute of Management Accountants Meeting, featured speaker

2005 “Accounting Research Courses,” American Accounting Association National Meeting, panel presentation and moderator

“Curriculum Mapping,” American Accounting Association National Meeting, all day CPE panel presenter

“CMA and CFM Awareness,” Student Chapter of IMA, University of Wyoming 2004 “Introduction to Accounting: An Integrated Approach,” West Virginia Accounting

Educators Conference

“Assessment Workshop for the College of Law,” University of Wyoming

“Curriculum Mapping,” First Annual UW Assessment Forum, University of Wyoming “Student and Program Assessment,” First Annual UW Assessment Forum, University of Wyoming

2003 “Teaching Integrated Accounting,” Minnesota State University

“Re-energizing your Teaching: Classroom Assessment Techniques that Work, ECTL, University of Wyoming

“Curriculum Mapping for Departments and Colleges, ECTL, University of Wyoming “Taking the CMA/CFM Examination,” Institute of Management Accountants Student Chapter, University of Wyoming

2002 “Cash Management for Students,” Hill Hall, University of Wyoming

“The CMA/CFM Designation,” Institute of Management Accountants Student Chapter, University of Wyoming

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“Faculty Evaluation: The Missing Link,” poster session, Colorado Regional Assessment Conference

2001 “Taking the CMA/CFM Examination,” Institute of Management Accountants Student Chapter, University of Wyoming

“Teaching Integrated Accounting,” North Dakota State University

“Recruiting and Retaining Accounting Students,” North Dakota State University 2000 “Comparison of the CPA, CMA, and CIA Certifications,” Institute of Management

Accountants Student Chapter, University of Wyoming

“Developing a Graduate Assessment Program,” Accounting faculty, University of Wyoming

“Developing an Undergraduate Assessment Program,” Accounting faculty, University of Wyoming

“Developing a Comprehensive Faculty Evaluation Program,” Accounting faculty, University of Wyoming

1999 “Cooperative Learning: Can You Do It and Still Get Through the Material?” Western American Accounting Association conference.

“Teaching Integrated Accounting,” TACTYC (Teachers of Accounting at Two-Year Colleges) conference.

1998 “Teaching the Integrated Approach,” Western Illinois University “Management Accounting,” Laramie High School

“Budgeting,” American Society of Women Accountants “Careers in Education”, Practitioners’ Day

1997 “Teaching the Integrated Approach,” Colorado State University

“Accounting for Business Success,” Kansas State University College of Veterinary Medicine

“Zero-based Budgeting,” Kansas State University College of Veterinary Medicine “Teaching Introduction to Accounting in a Cooperative Learning Classroom,” University of Western Michigan

“Teaching the Integrated Approach,” University of Texas at El Paso HONORS AND AWARDS (since 1997 only)

2010 Susie McMurry Excellence in Teaching Professor 2007 Leadership Wyoming

Who’s Who Among America’s Teachers

Empire Who’s Who Among Executives and Professionals in Education, Honors Edition 2006 Who’s Who Among America’s Teachers

Empire Who’s Who Among Executives and Professionals in Education, Honors Edition 2005 Who’s Who of American Women

Who’s Who Among America’s Teachers 2004 Who’s Who in Among America’s Educators

Outstanding Senior Teaching Award, College of Business 2002 John P. Ellbogen Meritorious Classroom Teaching Award 2001 Outstanding Senior Teaching Award, College of Business

Outstanding Senior Service Award, College of Business Excellence in Advising Award, University of Wyoming 1999 Outstanding Senior Teaching Award, College of Business

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COMMITTEES (since 1997 only) University:

University Studies Program (USP) Committee (chair 2009-2010) USP Task Force I and II

UW Financial Aid Director Search Committee Steering Committee for the UW HLC Self-Study UW HLC Self-Study Committee

UW Assessment Coordinators Committee

University of Wyoming Administrative Deans and Student Affairs Advisory

Council (AD/SAAC)

University of Wyoming Committee on Committees Summer Orientation Committee

Recruiting Committee

Enrollment Management Committee Pipeline Development Committee

Action Item #91 Committee (Study of Teaching Faculty) Enrollment Management: Graduate Professional School Team Graduate Council

Integrated Marketing President’s Advisory Committee University Studies Program Review Committee Academic Planning Committee

Marketing, Recruitment, and Retention Task Force (Chair) College:

College of Business Executive Committee COB Executive & Directors’ Committee COB Building Planning Team

MBA Advisory Committee

COB Course & Planning Committee COB Marketing Team

COB Scholarship Committee COB Advisory Board

COB Development Committee COB Tenure & Promotion Committee COB Dean Search Committee

COB MBA Director Search Committee COB JCC Director Search Committee Department:

4th Year Teaching Review Committee (Sandra Richtermeyer), chair 4th Year Teaching Review Committee (Gary Fleischman), chair 4th Year Teaching Review Committee (Lee Gurley), chair

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CERTIFICATIONS

1995 Certified Internal Auditor

1992 Certified Management Accountant 1985 Certified Public Accountant

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS AND BOARDS  American Accounting Association

 Wyoming Society of Certified Public Accountants  Institute of Management Accountants

 Institute of Internal Auditors

 Board of Architects and Landscape Architects  Wyoming Society of CPA Board of Trustees BUSINESS EXPERIENCE

1983 Accountant, Department of Geology, Kansas State University 1981 – 1982 Student worker, Printing Department, Kansas State University 1979 – 1981 Food service and bookkeeping, various, Manhattan, Kansas 1976 – 1979 Accounting clerk, McCall Pattern Company, Manhattan, Kansas

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