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Robert Boyce Sweeney

consultant , Accounting educator

Robert Boyce Sweeney, American accounting educator, consultant. Recipient Sarah Healy award University Alabama, 1976; Sigma Chi Outstanding Professor award University Alabama, 1983; Ford Foundation fellow University Chicago, 1965, University Michigan, 1962.

Background

Sweeney, Robert Boyce was born on August 13, 1930 in San Antonio, Texas, United States. Son of Charles Franklin and Ella A. (Lockett) Sweeney.

Education

Certified Public Accountants, Texas Accountant, General Electric Company, 1954. Instructor accounting University Texas, Austin, 1959-1960. Professor accounting University Alabama, University, 1960-1983, director School Accountancy, 1970-1983, vice president finance, 1974-1975.

Moscow State University professor accountancy Memphis State University, since 1983. Member Finance Accounting Standards Advisory Council.

Career

Instructor accounting University Texas, Austin, 1959-1960. Professor accounting University Alabama, University, 1960-1983, director School Accountancy, 1970-1983, vice president fin.

Religion

God gives us the Holy Spirit, and when we respond, there is no limit to what the grace of God is able to do in a human life.

Politics

When peaceful alternatives have failed, the force of arms may regretfully be preferable to unchecked aggression, tyranny and genocide.

Views

Holiness is not just about personal spirituality and prayer. It will also be expressed through a commitment to social justice and to enabling other people to become followers of Jesus.

Membership

Served to lieutenant United States Navy, 1954-1957. Member American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, National Association Accountants, Finance Executives Institute, Institute Management Accounting (chairman board regents), American Accounting Association (secretary-treasurer), Stuart Cameron McLeod Society (honorary), Alpha Lambda Delta (honorary). Club: North River Yacht (Tuscaloosa, Alabama).

Connections

Married Beverly Jane Shivers, October 26, 1957. Children– Robert Boyce, Katherine B., William F., John E. Bachelor of Business Administration with highest honors, University Texas, 1951, Master of Business Administration, 1953, Ph.

father:
Charles Franklin Sweeney

mother:
Ella A. (Lockett) Sweeney

spouse:
Beverly Jane Shivers

children:
Robert Boyce Sweeney

Katherine B. Sweeney

William F. Sweeney

John E. Bachelor of Business Administration with highest honors Sweeney

University Texas Sweeney

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Master of Business Administration Sweeney

1953 Sweeney

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