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Accounting educator

Joseph Virgil Fairchild,, American finance educator. Certified Public Accountant, Louisiana. Recipient Academy Excellence award Henderson State University, 2003, 04; Trueblood Professor Touche-Ross Foundation, New York City, 1987.


Fairchild,, Joseph Virgil was born on November 26, 1933 in New Orleans. Son of Joseph Virgil and Georgiana Malone (Bourgeois) Fairchild.


Bachelor of Science in Geology, Louisiana State University, 1956; Master of Business Administration, Louisiana State University, 1963; Doctor of Philosophy, Louisiana State University, 1975.


Geologist United Core, Inc., Houston, 1956-1957. Associate accountant Humble Oil & Refining Company, New Orleans, 1963-1964. Partner Los Angeles Champagne & Company, Baton Rouge, 1964-1969.

Private practice accounting Thibodaux, 1969-2000. Retired, 2000; assistant professor accounting Nicholls State University, Thibodaux, 1969-1975, associate professor, 1975-1976, professor, 1976-1984, distinguished professor accounting, 1984—2000, assistant dean College Business, 1985-1986, director graduate business studies, 1982-1985, distinguished professor emeritus, since 2002. Visiting professor accounting American University Bulgaria, Blagoevgrad, Republic of Bulgaria, since 2004, Arkansas State University, jonesboro, 2005-2006, University Indianapolis, 2006-2009.

Research reviewer United States Air Force Business Research Management Center, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, 1974-1984. Consultant Defense Systems Management College, Fort Belvoir, Virginia, 1980-1981. Faculty senate vice president government committee, chairman dean's search committee.


  • Certified Public Accountant, Louisiana.


Member St. Genevieve School Board, Thibodaux, 1979-1983, E.D. White Catholic High School Board, 1985-1987, chairman finance committee, 1985-1987. Lector St. Genevieve Church, since 1975, choir, since 1989. 1st lieutenant United States Air Force, 1957-1960, lieutenant colonel United States Air Force Reserve retired.

Member American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Society Louisiana Certified Public Accountant's (lecturer seminars, Louisiana's Outstanding Accounting Educator 1994), American Accounting Association, National Association Accountants, Nicholls State University Alumni Association (Honorary Alumnus award 1991, Case Educator of Year 1994).


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: flying, skiing, photography, fishing.


Married Judith Champagne, August 12, 1961 (deceased 2005). Children: Georgianna, Joseph, Benjamin. Married Marion Peter, February 27, 2009.

Joseph Virgil Fairchild,

Georgiana Malone (Bourgeois) Fairchild,

Judith Champagne

Marion Peter

Benjamin Fairchild,

Georgianna Fairchild,

Joseph Fairchild,