Anthony E. Speiser, CPA
B.S. Finance, ’72
NIU's accountancy program has ranked continuously as among the nation's elite by Public Accounting Report, a leading industry publication in the field of accounting.
NIU accountancy students continue a long tradition over more than three decades of superior performance on the CPA exam as compared to state and national pass rates.
NIU business students who sat for the Certified Treasury Professional (CTP) exam in the summer of 2010 lead the exam pass rate.
The college is considered one of the leading institutions in the country when it comes to incorporating ethics into coursework. Since its inception more than 5 years ago, the college’s BELIEF Initiative has been studied and adapted by universities across the country.