Ledger & Quill Philanthropy

Pictured left to right: Associate Professor Ning Du, EY Professor Cindy Durtschi, Emeritus Professor Edwin Cohen (BUS ’50) and Barry Epstein (BUS ’67)

The Impact Report
July 2019 to June 2020

Ledger & Quill is the donor society of alumni and friends of DePaul University’s School of Accountancy & MIS. Established in 1972, L&Q provides ongoing financial support toward student scholarships, faculty development, and sponsorship of the school’s programs and activities.

Ledger & Quill Members: 393

Student Scholarships
Total student scholarship dollars awarded: $470,290
Number of scholarship funds: 55
Average scholarship awarded: $2,957
Number of scholarship recipients: 159

Faculty Development
L&Q members funded faculty membership and costs associated with teaching and research development across the following section meetings in the American Accounting Association:

Accounting Behavior and Organizations
Accounting Information Systems
Accounting Program Leaders Group
Financial Accounting and Reporting
Forensic Accounting
International Accounting
Management Accounting

L&Q also funded research databases supporting faculty teaching and research.

Programs & Activities
L&Q sponsored a new financial accounting case competition with scholarship awards totaling $6,600 for the winners. Twenty-two students competed across six teams. L&Q hosted and supported seven events for alumni, faculty, staff, donors and friends of the School of Accountancy & MIS. Combined, the events saw roughly 300 attendees.

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