Richard Sathe

Full Professor, Accounting

rssathe@stthomas.edu

(651) 962-5115

2115 Summit Ave
McNeely Hall 354
St. Paul, MN 55105

Ed.D., Education, University of St. Thomas
M.B.A., Auditing, University of Minnesota
B.A., Accounting and History-Political Science, Concordia College

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Richard S. Sathe joined the University of St. Thomas faculty in 1990. He teaches in the undergraduate, UST MBA and Master of Science in Accountancy programs. His teaching interests include a broad spectrum of financial accounting courses and professional ethics.

Sathe's research covers different public interest dimensions in the field of accounting. One area is education and professional development of those entering the accounting profession. Another area is accounting and reporting for nonprofit organizations. He has published articles in Accounting Education: an international journal, Critical Perspectives on Accounting and CPA Journal.

Sathe received his B.A. in business administration--accounting and history/political science from Concordia College, Moorhead, Minn.; his M.B.A. in auditing from the University of Minnesota, and his Ed.D. in educational leadership from the University of St. Thomas.

Fall 2014 Courses
Fall 2014 Courses
Crs - Sec Title Days Time Location
ACCT 410 - 01 Advanced Accounting M - W - - - - 1335 - 1510 MCH 111
Description of course Advanced Accounting : CRN: 42642
The special accounting considerations of nonprofit organizations, the formation and operations of a partnership, home and branch office reporting systems and the preparation of consolidated financial statements. Prerequisite: A minimum grade of C- in ACCT 312, BETH 301, Senior standing or permission of department chair.

Schedule Details

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ACCT 410 - 02 Advanced Accounting M - - - - - - 1730 - 2115 MCH 111
Description of course Advanced Accounting : CRN: 42643
The special accounting considerations of nonprofit organizations, the formation and operations of a partnership, home and branch office reporting systems and the preparation of consolidated financial statements. Prerequisite: A minimum grade of C- in ACCT 312, BETH 301, Senior standing or permission of department chair.

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J-Term 2015 Courses
J-Term 2015 Courses
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Spring 2015 Courses
Spring 2015 Courses
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ACCT 772 - 710 International Accounting - T - R - - - 0900 - 1150 SCH 407
Description of course International Accounting : CRN: 21911
This course examines how accounting principles and practices compare among countries, and how differences often stem from cultural, socioeconomic, and political factors. The course will further examine the implications of these differences in accounting principles and discuss how they affect internal and external accounting information for companies with international operations.

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Academic and Professional Positions
  • Full Professor, University of St. Thomas, St Paul / Minneapolis (2011 - present)
  • Department Chair, University of St. Thomas, St Paul / Minneapolis (2013 - present)
  • Associate Professor, University of St. Thomas, St. Paul / Minneapolis (2001 - 2011)
  • ACCT Adjunct Faculty Coordinator, University of St. Thomas, St. Paul / Minneapolis (2005 - 2007)
  • Department Chair - Accounting Dept, University of St. Thomas, St. Paul / Minneapolis (2000 - 2005)
  • Assistant Professor, University of St. Thomas, St. Paul / Minneapolis (1993 - 2001)
  • Acting Dept Chair - Account Dept, University of St. Thomas, St. Paul / Minneapolis (1998 - 1998)
  • Instructor, University of St. Thomas, St. Paul / Minneapolis (1990 - 1993)
  • Financial Analyst, Krelitz Industries, Inc, Minneapolis (1985 - 1990)
  • Senior Auditor, Ernst & Whiney, Minneapolis (1981 - 1985)
  • Graduate Assistant, Department of Accounting, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis (1980 - 1981)

Professional Memberships
  • American Accounting Association
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Minnesota Society of Certified Public Accountants

Professional Service
  • Journal of Contemporary Business Issues, Reviewer
  • Westwood Lutheran Church - Financial Management,
  • Westwood Lutheran Church - Seminary Scholarship,
  • Nonprofit Management & Leadership, Reviewer

Publications
  • Sathe, R. S. (2013). Midwest youth rowing club: A case of financial responsibility in a transient member nonprofit organization. Business Case Journal, (20)(2), pp. 40-47
  • Asdemir, O., & Sathe, R. S. (2012). Understanding transient member nonprofit organization. Journal of Contemporary Business Issues, (18)(2), pp. 15-29
  • Sathe, R. S. (2010). CPA licensure without examination: Legitimation and resistance. Critical Perspectives on Accounting, (21)(6), pp. 496-508
  • Sathe, R. S. (2009). Using the cohort model in accounting education. Accounting Education: An International Journal, (18)(1), pp. 33-49
  • Busta, B., Becker, D., Saly, P., Sathe, R. S., & Mooney, K. (2007). Effective campus recruiting: The faculty perspective. CPA Journal, (77)(7), pp. 62-65
  • Rexeisen, R. J., & Sathe, R. S. (2005). Prudent fiscal stewardship: Estimating the expected monetary value of an educational program. International Education Journal, (6)(3), pp. 297-307

Books and Chapters

Research Interests
  • Accounting
  • Business Education
  • Ethics and Corporate Responsibility
  • International Business

Awards and Honors
  • University of St. Thomas Accounting Club's 2012-13 Accounting Professor of the Year Award, 2013

Presentations