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TitleDean and KPMG Chair in Accounting
DepartmentOffice of the Dean
Department of Accounting
Jerry Strawser holds the KPMG Chair in Accounting and serves as Dean of Mays Business School at Texas A&M University, a position he has held since July 2001. From June 2007 through August 2008, he served as interim Executive Vice President and Provost at Texas A&M University. Since his arrival at Mays Business School, he has helped raise over $100 million dollars in commitments for faculty, student, and program support, including support for named chairs, professorships, faculty fellowships, and graduate student fellowships. During his tenure as Dean, Mays has received national recognition among the top ten public institutions based on the quality of the undergraduate programs, MBA programs, and faculty scholarship.
Prior to his appointment at Texas A&M University, Professor Strawser served as interim Dean of the C.T. Bauer College of Business at the University of Houston and Arthur Andersen & Co. Alumni Professor of Accounting. During his tenure as Interim Dean, he helped raise over $45 million for the College of Business, including a $40 million gift to rename the College of Business after retired AIM Chairman and co-founder Charles (Ted) Bauer. Prior to his joining the faculty at the University of Houston, Professor Strawser was on the faculty at Louisiana State University.
Professor Strawser has co-authored three textbooks and over 60 journal articles. He has also presented over 30 papers at national academic conferences. In addition to his academic experience, Professor Strawser had prior public accounting experience at two international accounting firms. He has also developed and delivered numerous executive development programs to organizations such as AT&T, Centerpoint Energy, Chinese Petroleum, Continental Airlines, ConocoPhillips, Halliburton, KBR, KPMG, Minute Maid, PricewaterhouseCoopers, McDermott International, Shell, and Southwest Bank of Texas (now Amegy Bank).Professor Strawser is a Certified Public Accountant in the state of Texas and earned his BBA and Ph.D. in Accounting from Texas A&M University.
PhD, Texas A&M University, 1985
MA, Texas A&M University, 1984
BBA, Texas A&M University, 1983