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Wilfrid Laurier University Lazaridis School of Business & Economics
November 30, 2015

Canadian Excellence

The CPA/Laurier Centre for the Advancement of Accounting Research and Education has been established to promote excellence in research and teaching, and to encourage knowledge development in accounting education and practice. Our vision is to enhance the scholarly activities of accounting related faculty and to foster the development of the highest quality accounting graduates.

The Centre supports the scholarly activities and research efforts of WLU accounting related faculty and builds upon our record of producing highly successful graduates.


CPA Gold Medal Wall of Fame

Thanks to the ongoing support of the Chartered ProfessionalAccountants of Ontario
we are proud to celebrate our
UFE Gold Medalists on the
CPA Gold Medal Wall of Fame.

LOCATION: KPMG Atrium, Schlegel Building, Wilfrid Laurier University

People at Laurier

Dr. William Banks, CPA Dr. Banks is currently Laurier SBE's Dean (interim), but has served in many administrative positions, such as BBA Director, External Programs Director, Area Coordinator for the accounting area within the School of Business & Economics, a member of the Governing Council of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario, and Vice-President of the Wilfrid Laurier University Faculty Association.

Dr. William Banks
Dean of Business (interim) and Accounting Professor,