LeTourneau University professors will present their scholarly research at the Fall 2009 IACBE
(International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education) South Central Regional Conference in
Dallas Nov. 16 and 17.
The IACBE is the premier professional accreditor for business programs in student-centered
colleges and universities throughout the world.
Faculty presenting at the conference include Dr. Scott Ray, LETU assistant professor of
management, who with LETU MBA alumnus Brant Cordeiro will present “Business Strategy Game: Online
Simulation Game as an Application Tool.” Dr. Beverly Rowe, associate professor of accounting, will
present “Does the Balance Sheet Balance? Potential Impact of the FASB Financial Statement.” Dr. Bob
Driver, professor of finance & business, and Dr. Warren Matthews, professor of economics, will
co-present “Ethical Lapses that Contributed to the Financial Crisis.” LETU MBA alumnus Wendel
Weaver is leading the marketing roundtable discussion on best practices.
Dr. Ken Fairweather, LETU associate professor of marketing and marketing program director is
the president of the IACBE South Central Region and has coordinated the Dallas conference. He has
been the IACBE Regional President for the past four years. During his leadership, the conference
attendance has grown fourfold. The regional conference includes 12 universities in a five-state
area. He plans to involve students and provide them an opportunity to present scholarly works in
IACBE exists to promote, develop, and recognize excellence in business education with a
philosophy that accreditation is centered on student learning and operational outcomes, which makes
it flexible and adaptable. The IACBE accredits business degree programs in colleges and
universities through the United States and internationally.