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Paul William Parkison

Paul William Parkison, American accounting educator. Certified Public Accountant Indiana. Named Professor of Year, Delta Sigma Pi, 1970, Ball State University, 1972, Alumni Professor of Year, College Business Alumni Association, Ball State University, 1983.


  • Parkison, Paul William was born on December 2, 1936 in Muncie, Indiana, United States. Son of Forrest Bernard and Jeanne Elizabeth (Goodwin) Parkison.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Ball State University, 1958. Master of Arts, Ball State University, 1961. Doctor of Philosophy in Business Administration, Indiana University, Bloomington, 1967.


    • Business teacher Warren Central High School, Indianapolis, 1958—1963. Graduate teaching associate Indiana University, 1963—1966. Professor, head accounting department Ball State University, Muncie, since 1966.

      Board member Indiana State Board Public Accountancy, Indianapolis, 1976—1982.

    Major achievements

    • Certified Public Accountant Indiana.


    • Contributor articles to professional journals.


    God calls for justice for those, who are oppressed by the powers of the day. Therefore Christians should be involved in political life.

    Party affiliation: Republican


    The Covenant is the means of grace by which the relationship with God is accepted and then sustained. It is therefore not so much about getting in to a relationship with God as it is about staying in it.

    Denomination: Methodist


    Every Church member should be trusted with responsibilities. In building the local Methodist groups or 'societies', they should be trained to maintain the meetings and give pastoral care and challenge to the members.


    Board directors Junior Achievement, Muncie, 1968—1970. Member of Indiana Certified Public Accountant Society (secretary 1972-1974, board member 1974-1977), National Association Accountants (North Central Indiana chapter president 1970-1971), American Accounting Association, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Exchange Club (president 1976-1977), Beta Alpha Psi, Beta Gamma Sigma.



    Gardening, reading, fishing.


    • Married Nancy Kay Ingle, December 8, 1967. Children: Dale Alan, Brian Paul.
    • father: Forrest Bernard Parkison
    • mother: Jeanne Elizabeth (Goodwin) Parkison
    • spouse: Nancy Kay Ingle
    • children: Dale Alan Parkison
    • Brian Paul Parkison
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    Born December 2, 1936
    • 1958
      Ball State University
    • 1961
      Ball State University
    • 1967
      Indiana University
    • 1958 - 1963
      Business teacher, Warren Central High School
      Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
    • 1963 - 1966
      graduate teaching associate, Indiana University
    • 1966
      professor, accounting department Ball State University
      Muncie, Indiana, United States
    • 1966
      head, accounting department Ball State University
      Muncie, Indiana, United States