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Aug.12, 2004

Accounting Professor Dennis Knutson to Retire

Dr. Denis Knutson

Dr. Dennis Knutson, associate professor of accounting and finance, certified public accountant and certified management consultant, retired in May, after more than 30 years of service to UW-Eau Claire. Between teaching courses in financial accounting, cost/managerial accounting and a CPA review course at UW-Eau Claire and owning and operating a firm offering CPA review courses in Minneapolis and Milwaukee, he has helped hundreds of accountants pass their CPA exams since 1987. His area of research interest was accounting standards and he published numerous academic and professional journal articles and presented at many academic conferences on this and other topics.

Knutson received several professional awards, including the 1990 3M Professor of Accountancy Award. He also served on the Accounting Advisory Board of the Chippewa Valley Technical College. Knutson earned his bachelor's degree from UW-Eau Claire, his master's degree from UW-Madison and his doctoral degree from the University of Kentucky.

- UW-Eau Claire News Bureau