Professor Donald Wygal Donald Wygal is a faculty member of the Department of Accounting at Rider University in Lawrenceville, N.J., serving as Chair for fifteen years. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Pittsburgh. His primary teaching responsibilities are in financial reporting. His scholarly work covers many issue areas, including ethics and professional responsibilities, teaching effectiveness, and accounting education change imperatives. He has served as guest editor of the Journal of Accounting Education--Colloquium on Change in Accounting Education Special Issue, (2006), Associate Editor (1998-2001 and 2006-2009) of Issues in Accounting Education and is currently the Associate Editor of the Journal of Accounting Education. Currently, he is also a member of the Editorial Advisory Board of Accounting Education: An International Journal, the Institute of Management Accountants (IMA) International Education Case Journal and the Journal of Forensic Accounting Research. Don served as Chair of the Teaching and Curriculum Section of the American Accounting Association (AAA) in 2000-2001 and was inducted into the section Hall of Honor in 2008. He has served as a member of the IMA Committee on Academic Relations and the Pre-Certification Education Executive Committee of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA). From a personal perspective, he is married to Carol, a dedicated healthcare professional and the father of Don Jr., Melissa, and Melanie, wonderful children who have made him look good as a parent. He now enjoys his role of “Grandfather”. He is a US Army veteran of the Vietnam War, having served with the 101st Airborne Division in Phu Bai.