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WHITE CHOSEN AS SOCIETY LEADER BY THE NEW MEXICO SOCIETY OF CPA’S

July 6, 2007

(Albuquerque, New Mexico) -- Craig White, Grant Thornton Professor of Accounting at the University of New Mexico’s Anderson School of Management, has been chosen as a director of the board of the New Mexico Society of CPAs (NMSCPA).

The NMSCPA is the premier professional association for certified public accountants in New Mexico. It started out with six members in 1930 and now boasts a membership base of more than 1,500.

Members of the association are CPAs in public practice, industry, education or government, or they may be students enrolled in a qualified accounting program at one of New Mexico's colleges or universities.

White teaches the taxation of individuals and business entities. His research interests include: electronic tax administration, tax systems' role in encouraging innovation and marriage tax penalty/subsidy.

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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 www.mgt.unm.edu, email info@mgt.unm.edu, or call (505) 277-6471.

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