World Campus Names Smeal Accounting Professor Best Faculty Member
UNIVERSITY PARK, PA (January 22, 2009) – Penn State World Campus recently named Robert Crum, associate professor of accounting at Penn State's Smeal College of Business, as the winner of its 2008 Outstanding MBA Faculty award in recognition of his contributions on the faculty of the World Campus iMBA program.
The annual award is voted on by graduating World Campus iMBA students. Crum previously won the award in 2004—the year of the first graduating iMBA cohort—and was also named the overall World Campus Outstanding Teacher that year.
Crum, who has been on the Smeal faculty since 1983, teaches courses on financial accounting and financial tools in the World Campus iMBA program as well as Smeal courses on tax and managerial accounting at the undergraduate and graduate levels. He is also the co-creator of Smeal's undergraduate capstone course, "Analyzing Business and Industry."
Crum holds a bachelor's degree and an M.B.A. from Ohio University and a doctoral degree from the University of Kentucky.