The Singapore Management University (SMU) has announced today that SMU Professor of Accounting Cheng Qiang has been selected as the next dean of the SMU School of Accountancy (SoA). Prof Cheng who is currently the Associate Dean for Research, will assume the role from July 1, 2015. Prof Cheng, 42, will be the youngest dean in the university’s history. After an extensive global search that included open meetings with SMU Deans, SoA faculty, staff and Advisory Board members, SMU Provost and Deputy President (Academic Affairs) Professor Rajendra K Srivastava is pleased to recommend Prof Cheng as the new dean of the School. "Prof Cheng Qiang rose to the top of a highly competitive and global pool of candidates. His strong commitment to the field of accountancy and to education of the highest quality, make him the ideal candidate to lead the School of Accountancy," said Prof Srivastava.
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SMU names next dean for school of accountancy: Professor Cheng Qiang appointed to head SOA. (2015). SMU Press Releases.
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