The David E. Tinius Endowed Professorship in Accounting is an opportunity provided to an Albers Department of Accounting faculty member who has demonstrated special competence, effectiveness, and productivity. It recognizes past contributions and the promise of future contributions by the faculty member. It is designed to enhance potential future contributions. Candidates must show evidence of exemplary contributions towards enhancing the quality, visibility, and prestige of the Department of Accounting, the Albers School, and Seattle University.
This professorship was established to honor Professor David Tinius for more than 35 years of teaching excellence, care of students, and dedicated leadership as Chair of the Department of Accounting. A large number of contributors to the endowment were former students of Professor Tinius who have attributed their success in part to his teaching and mentoring.
The David E. Tinius Endowed Professorship was inaugurated in 2010. The appointment is for a three year term.