Accounting Suite to be named for Edwards on April 8

Appalachian State University's Board of Trustees recently approved the naming of the Department of Accounting office suite for Dr. Randy Edwards. The Walker College of Business will hold a brief ceremony to dedicate the space.

Friday, April 8
12:00 - 12:30 p.m.

The event will be held on the third floor landing of Peacock Hall. Chancellor Sheri Everts will deliver remarks. 

The event is free and open to the public. 

Parking will be available in the Peacock Lot; enter through the Rivers Street gate.

About Randy Edwards

Randy Edwards came to Appalachian as a first-generation student and became one of the university’s most generous, supportive and passionate leaders. Dr. Edwards earned Appalachian State degrees in 1977 and 1978, joined the faculty in 1981, became accounting chair in 1992 and was named Walker College dean in 2005. He later served as chief of staff and vice chancellor for advancement for the university. Dr. Edwards was instrumental in establishing key support services for business students and expanding scholarships for all students. Learn more about Dr. Edwards at

About the Department of Accounting

The Department of Accounting has built a strong reputation for excellence in accounting education and is highly regarded by accounting employers in North Carolina and throughout the Southeast. Learn more at

About the Walker College of Business

The Walker College of Business at Appalachian State University delivers transformational educational experiences that prepare and inspire students to be ethical, innovative and engaged business leaders who positively impact our community, both locally and globally. The college places emphasis on international experiences, sustainable business practices, entrepreneurial programs and real-world applications with industry. Enrolling approximately 3,000 undergraduates in 10 majors and 175 graduate students in three master's programs, the Walker College is accredited by AACSB International – the premier global accrediting body for schools of business. Learn more at

Accounting Suite to be named for Edwards on April 8
Published: Apr 5, 2022 12:57pm