University of South Alabama Mitchell College of Business Accounting Chair Dr. Russ Hardin has been selected as the incoming president of the southeast region of the American Accounting Association.
The organization will host its meeting in Mobile in spring 2010.
The American Accounting Association promotes worldwide excellence in accounting education, research and practice. Founded in 1916 as the American Association of University Instructors in Accounting, its present name was adopted in 1936. The Association is a voluntary organization of persons interested in accounting education and research.
The Southeast region includes Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee and Virginia.