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Baruch College's Zicklin School of Business Reschedules Lecture

Reporting Financial Performance: The Key to Resolving Many Vexatious Standard Setting Issues?

NEW YORK, NY- November 8, 2012 – Due to the events surrounding Hurricane Sandy, The Stan Ross Department of Accountancy in the Zicklin School of Business at Baruch College has rescheduled the lecture titled, “Reporting Financial Performance: The Key to Resolving Many Vexatious Standard Setting Issues?” to November 28. The Emanuel Saxe Distinguished Lecture will run from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. and will be followed by a reception.  The venue remains the Newman Conference Center, 151 E. 25th Street, room 750.

The lecture will be presented by Thomas J. Linsmeier, a member of the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB). Before serving as a member of the FASB, Thomas J. Linsmeier, PhD, CPA, was Russell E. Palmer Endowed Professor and Chairman of the Department of Accounting and Information Systems at Michigan State University. He was an academic fellow and special consultant to the Office of the Chief Accountant at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, and held professorial appointments at the University of Iowa and the University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign earlier in his career.

Funding for this lecture was provided by Grant Thornton. One hour of New York State Continuing Professional Education (CPE) in Accounting is available for attending this lecture.

Program Schedule:

5:00 p.m. - Registration

5:30 p.m. - Lecture

6:30 p.m. - Networking Reception

Complimentary pre-registration is required to attend this program. To register online complete this form.

For information, call (646) 312-3231 or send an e-mail to


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. 5 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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