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Baruch College Welcomes Christopher D. Ittner for 2014 Emanuel Saxe Distinguished Lecture in Accounting

"The Role of Finance and Accounting in Enterprise Risk Management"


Christopher Ittner

NEW YORK, NY- September 30, 2014  - The Stan Ross Department of Accountancy at Baruch College’s Zicklin School of Business  will host the annual Emanuel Saxe Distinguished Lecture in Accounting on October 29. This year’s keynote speaker is Christopher D. Ittner, EY Professor of Accounting at University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School of Business.

Professor Ittner’s research focuses on the design, implementation, and consequences of performance measurement and cost management systems. In this lecture, he will focus on finance and accounting in enterprise risk management.

The Emanuel Saxe Distinguished Lectures in Accounting were established to honor Emanuel Saxe, Dean and Professor Emeritus at Baruch College. One hour of New York State Continuing Professional Education in Accounting is available for attending this lecture.


WHAT:  The Emanuel Saxe Distinguished Lecture in Accounting,

“The Role of Finance and Accounting in Enterprise Risk Management”

WHEN:  5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m., Wednesday, October 29, 2014

  • 5:00 p.m. Registration
  • 5:30 p.m. Lecture
  • 6:30 p.m. Networking Reception


WHERE:    Baruch College Vertical Campus Building,

                151 E. 25th Street (between Lexington and Third Avenues), Room 750

Complimentary pre-registration is required to attend.  Register online, call or e-mail Matthew Lepere at (646) 312-3231 or



About Baruch College:

Baruch College is a senior college in the City University of New York (CUNY) with a total enrollment of more than 17,000 students, who represent 160 countries and speak more than 100 languages. Ranked among the top 15% of U.S. colleges and the No. 4 public regional university, Baruch College is regularly recognized as among the most ethnically diverse colleges in the country. As a public institution with a tradition of academic excellence, Baruch College offers accessibility and opportunity for students from every corner of New York City and from around the world. For more about Baruch College, go to



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