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Press Release


October 12, 2000

ALBUQUERQUE – The Accounting Department at UNM’s Anderson Schools of Management has just undergone a review by the Accounting Accreditation Committee of the AACSB – The International Association for Management Education – and received continuing accreditation. The Accounting Department was congratulated on the quality of its program and its commitment to continuous improvement.

“We are pleased by the Committee’s positive review,” said Dr. Alistair Preston, Chair of the Department of Accounting. “We have been working to improve the curriculum and meet the demands of our students and this recognition by the AACSB confirms our efforts.”

Organized in 1916, the AACSB – The International Association for Management Education – is the premier accrediting agency for bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degree programs in business administration and accounting. It is a not-for-profit corporation of educational institutions, corporations and other organizations devoted to the promotion and improvement of higher education in business administration and management.


The Anderson School of Management at the University of New Mexico is dedicated to excellence in professional management education. At the Anderson School, faculty, staff, and students are committed to shaping the intellect and character of the next generation of business leaders, advancing the knowledge and practice of management, promoting economic development, and building a vibrant intellectual community that serves the highest and best interests of all our stakeholders.

The School was founded in 1947 and now offers more than a dozen concentrations at the BBA and MBA levels and is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business in the top 20% of business schools in the nation. The School is funded by the State of New Mexico and further support is generated by The Anderson School of Management Foundation. For more information, the public can visit, email, or call (505) 277-6471.