The Accounting Hall of Fame inducts Phillip W. Bell, Edgar O. Edwards and James J. Leisenring into its ranks.
* The Accounting Hall of Fame inducts Phillip W. Bell, Edgar O. Edwards and James J. Leisenring into its ranks. Bell served on many university faculties in the United States and has held visiting professorships throughout the world. He and Edwards, who taught at Princeton and Rice Universities, are coauthors of a well-known and respected text, The Theory and Measurement of Business Income, published in 1964. Leisenring is a former FASB vice-chairman and current member of the International Accounting Standards Board. Ohio State University's Fisher College of Business established the Accounting Hall of Fame in 1950. Since then, the hall's international board of electors has admitted to its rolls 73 influential and esteemed accountants from education, accounting practice, government and business.