September 26, 2023

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Richardson Column in The Free Lance-Star

Lynne Richardson, Dean of the College of Business

Lynne Richardson, Dean of the College of Business

Read College of Business Dean Lynne Richardson’s latest column in The Free Lance-Star: Time in Rank.


Some organizations have unwritten rules about how long a person must stay in a position before they are promoted. I don’t get that.

Years ago, I heard this story: An accounting professor at a university received a call from a former student. The former student, a partner in what was then a “big 8” accounting firm, planned to recruit at the university and asked the professor to identify his best accounting student. The professor said he wouldn’t do it.

“Why not?” the alumnus asked. Read more.

Lynne Richardson: Words matter so say precisely what you mean (The Free Lance-Star)