Dr. Gleim's Contributions to Accounting Education Recognized by the University of Florida
The Fisher School of Accounting (FSOA) at the University of Florida recognized the academic research and professional accomplishments of Dr. Irvin N. Gleim, President of Gleim Publications and Professor Emeritus at UF, on November 7, 2013, by naming the atrium in UF's Gerson Hall to recognize his contributions to accounting education. In addition, the FSOA has installed a plaque in the Dr. Irvin N. Gleim Atrium featuring Dr. Gleim's accomplishments.
Dr. Gleim and his family were present at the announcement held during the Florida Institute of CPAs Annual UF Accounting Conference, which celebrated its 75th year. Dr. Gary McGill, Director of the Fisher School of Accounting at UF, presented the dedication and spoke about Dr. Gleim's many accomplishments and contributions to the field of accounting.
Dr. Gleim, who taught thousands of the brightest accounting students at the University of Florida for 17 years, has also helped millions of accounting professionals to prepare to pass the CPA, CIA, CMA, and EA certification exams. The University of Florida acknowledged Dr. Gleim's review materials as "renowned accounting manuals that to this day are the field's authoritative learning resource."
Al Warrington, namesake of the Warrington College of Business at the University of Florida, commended Dr. Gleim's mission of helping accounting students succeed in both the classroom and their careers. He concluded that "Irv Gleim's passion for guiding accounting students and professionals is remarkable. Educators everywhere should aspire to replicate such success."
Dr. Gleim has assisted certification candidates and students for over 40 years. He sets rigorous standards for the courses offered by Gleim Publications and continually ensures that they are innovative and beneficial to the profession. In addition, he personally inspires and guides candidates across the globe and helps them further their professional careers in accounting.