Accounting Professor Named Dean of Business School

The University of Washington has named Jim Jiambalvo, a professor of accounting, dean of the university’s business school, pending approval by the school’s regent.

Jiambalvo, who has been with the business school since 1977, is expected to start his new job May 1, 2005. In announcing Jiambalvo’s nomination for the top job, university officials said that one of his key goals will be raising money for the creationa nd construction of a ne business school complex.

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