Chelley Vician

Associate Professor, Accounting

vici9046@stthomas.edu

(651) 962-5551

2115 Summit Ave
McNeely Hall 306
St. Paul, MN 55105

Ph.D., Information Systems, University of Minnesota
M.B.A., IS and Intl Business, University of Notre Dame
B.A., Accounting, Mundelein College

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Chelley Vician joined the faculty in 2010 and teaches in the M.B.A., masters of science in accountancy and undergraduate business programs. She is the SAP University Alliances Faculty Coordinator, leading the integration of business process content throughout the college's programs. Vician also serves as the ISACA academic advocate for the University of St. Thomas. She has previously taught at the business programs of Michigan Technological University, University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh and the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities.

Vician's research emphasizes how individuals and teams make decisions to adopt and use information systems (especially collaboration, health and learning systems) as well as the effects of such use upon activity outcomes. She also investigates data and information quality issues of integrated systems in the workplace. She has published articles in scholarly journals such as DataBase, Journal of the Association for Information Systems, Communications of the Association for Information Systems, Group Decision and Negotiation, and numerous conference proceedings.

Vician is a senior editor for DataBase and associate editor for the Communications of the Association for Information Systems and e-Services Journal. She has also served as treasurer of the Association of Information Systems SIGEd/IAIM, Midwest Region Chapter of AISand ICIS 2010 conference.

Her professional activities in recent years have included accounting process projects with a number of regional nonprofit organizations, including Lifetrack Resources, Highland Friendship Club, River Valley Riders, West 7th Organization and Turningpoint (for victims of domestic and sexual violence). Prior professional projects have included organizations such as the Internal Revenue Service, Texaco, Kimberly-Clark, Girl Scouts, United Way/Crusade of Mercy (Chicago) and several hospitals.

She earned her Ph.D. in information systems from the University of Minnesota, her M.B.A. from the University of Notre Dame, and her B.A. (business/accounting) from Mundelein College. Prior to her academic career, she worked as an information systems professional in banking, health care, fundraising, government and education sectors.

Fall 2014 Courses
Fall 2014 Courses
Crs - Sec Title Days Time Location
ACCT 495 - I1 Individual Study - - - - - - - -
Description of course Individual Study : CRN: 43436 2 Credit Hours

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
ACCT 775 - 710 Accounting Information Systems M - W - - - - 1230 - 1400 TMH 357
Description of course Accounting Information Systems : CRN: 42659
This course examines the governance and control dimensions of accounting information systems and their use in management decision-making. Principles and problems of accounting system design and alternative information processing approaches will be presented. Planning and control issues in information systems, such as internal control procedures and management reports, will also be addressed.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
CISC 419 - 01 Accounting Information Systems M - W - - - - 1525 - 1700 OSS 432
Description of course Accounting Information Systems : CRN: 40825 4 Credit Hours
(Formerly QMCS 419) This course will provide an understanding of the conceptual framework and practices of accounting information systems and the ability to work effectively with computer specialists and management to design, implement and audit such systems. Examples of subjects included are: systems development life cycle (SDLC), systems analysis phase of the SDLC, data and process models, operations of a corporate data center, including internal controls, database integrity, audit considerations for both internal and external auditors, unit integration, and system testing. Prerequisites: CISC 110 or 200, and previous or concurrent enrollment in ACCT 316

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
CISC 419 - 02 Accounting Information Systems M - W - - - - 1730 - 1915 OSS 432
Description of course Accounting Information Systems : CRN: 43215 4 Credit Hours
(Formerly QMCS 419) This course will provide an understanding of the conceptual framework and practices of accounting information systems and the ability to work effectively with computer specialists and management to design, implement and audit such systems. Examples of subjects included are: systems development life cycle (SDLC), systems analysis phase of the SDLC, data and process models, operations of a corporate data center, including internal controls, database integrity, audit considerations for both internal and external auditors, unit integration, and system testing. Prerequisites: CISC 110 or 200, and previous or concurrent enrollment in ACCT 316

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Location Time Day(s)
J-Term 2015 Courses
J-Term 2015 Courses
Crs - Sec Title Days Time Location
Spring 2015 Courses
Spring 2015 Courses
Crs - Sec Title Days Time Location
ACCT 215 - 06 Managerial Accounting M - W - - - - 1335 - 1510 MCH 111
Description of course Managerial Accounting : CRN: 21870
This course is designed to give students an understanding of how accounting and business information is used in planning, budgeting, decision-making, and performance evaluation. Prerequisite: ACCT 210

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
ACCT 215 - 07 Managerial Accounting M - W - - - - 1525 - 1700 MCH 111
Description of course Managerial Accounting : CRN: 21874
This course is designed to give students an understanding of how accounting and business information is used in planning, budgeting, decision-making, and performance evaluation. Prerequisite: ACCT 210

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Academic and Professional Positions
  • Associate Professor, University of St. Thomas - Opus College of Business, Saint Paul / Minneapolis (2014 - present)
  • Associate Professor, University of St. Thomas - Opus College of Business, St. Paul / Minneapolis (2012 - 2014)
  • Distinguished Service Faculty, University of St. Thomas, St. Paul / Mpls (2010 - 2012)
  • Associate Professor, Michigan Technological University, Houghton (1994 - 2010)
  • Assistant Professor, University of Wisconsin - Oshkosh, Oshkosh (1998 - 1999)
  • Research / Teaching Assistant, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis (1990 - 1994)
  • User Services Consultant & Trainer, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame (1988 - 1990)
  • Systems Development Manager, United Way / Crusade of Mercy, Chicago (1985 - 1988)
  • Senior Consultant, PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP, Chicago (1981 - 1985)
  • Programmer-Analyst, LaSalle National Bank, Chicago (1979 - 1980)

Professional Memberships
  • Association for Computing Machinery
  • Association for Information Systems
  • Beta Gamma Sigma
  • International Federation for Information Processing
  • Midwest Association for Information Systems
  • American Accounting Association
  • ISACA
  • AIS Educator's Association
  • Kappa Gamma Pi
  • International Academy for Information Management

Professional Service
  • Communications of the Association for Information Systems, Editor
  • eService Journal, Editor
  • DATA BASE for Advances in Information Systems, Editor
  • Journal of Information Systems Education, Reviewer
  • AIS SIG-ED IAIM Academy of Info Systems & Intl Academy of Info Management, Reviewer

Publications
  • Buche, M. W., Davis, L. R., & Vician, C. M. (2012). Does technology acceptance affect e-learning in a non-technology intensive course?. Journal of Information Systems Education, (23)(1), pp. 41-50
  • Lending, D., & Vician, C. M. (2012). Writing information systems teaching tips: Guidelines for JISE submissionSubmission. Journal of Information Systems Education, (23)(1), pp. 11-18
  • Beise, C., Carte, T., Vician, C. M., & Chidambaram, L. (2010). A case study of project management practices in virtual settings lessons from working in and managing virtual teams. DATA BASE for Advances in Information Systems, (41)(4), pp. 75-97
  • DeSanctis, G., Poole, M. S., Zigurs, I., DeSharnais, G., & Vician, C. M. (2008). The Minnesota GDSS research project: Group support systems, group processes, and outcomesOutcomes. Journal of the Association for Information SystemsJournal of the Association for Information Systems, (9)(10/11), pp. 551-608
  • Buche, M. W., Davis, L. R., & Vician, C. M. (2007). A longitudinal investigation of the effects of computer anxiety on performance in a computing-intensive learning environment. Journal of Information Systems Education, (18)(4), pp. 415-423
  • Gribbins, M. L., Hadidi, R., Urbaczewski, A., & Vician, C. M. (2007). Technology-enhanced learning in blended learning environments: A report on standard practices. Communications of the Association for Information Systems, (20), pp. 741-759
  • Vician, C. M. (2007). On becoming an information systems professional: Reflections on academic career demandsDemands. Communication of the Association for Information Systems, (20), pp. 46-50
  • Charlesworth, P., Charlesworth, D., & Vician, C. M. (2006). Students' perspectives of the influence of web-based coursework on incidences of cheating. Journal of Chemical Education, (83)(9), pp. 1368-1375
  • Fuller, R. M., Vician, C. M., & Brown, S. A. (2006). E-learning and individual characteristics: The role of computer anxiety and communication apprehension. Journal of Computer Information Systems, (46)(4), pp. 103-115
  • Davis, L. R., Johnson, D., & Vician, C. M. (2005). Technology mediated learning and prior academic performance. International Journal of Innovation & Learning, (2)(4), pp. 386-401
  • Brown, S. A., Fuller, R. M., & Vician, C. M. (2004). Who's afraid of the virtual world?. Journal of the Association for Information Systems, (5)(2), pp. 79-107
  • Vician, C. M., Garfield, M., Hoffer, J., Prescott, M., & Rollier, B. (2004). The chicken and the egg debate: Positioning database content in the information systems curriculum. (14), pp. 147-157
  • Charlesworth, P., & Vician, C. M. (2003). Leveraging technology for chemical sciences education: An early assessment of WebCT usage in first-year chemistry courses Courses. Journal of Chemical Education, (80)(11), pp. 1333-37
  • Vician, C. M. (2003). An empirical examination of communication practices and information technology adoption in an international environmental alliance. Communications of the International Information Management Association, (3)(4), pp. 7-27
  • Vician, C. M., & Davis, L. R. (2003). Investigating computer anxiety and communication apprehension as performance antecedents in a computer-intensive learning environment. Journal of Computer Information Systems, (43)(2), pp. 51-57
  • Vician, C. M., & Brown, S. A. (2001). Re-engineering participation through on-line learning environments: An examination of communication apprehension, choice, and performance. Journal of Computer Information Systems, (42)(1), pp. 26-36
  • Vician, C. M., & Brown, S. A. (2000). Unraveling the Message Quilt: An Examination of the Characteristics of Student Interaction in Computer-based Communication Assignments. Computers & Composition, (17)(2), pp. 211-229
  • Vician, C. M., & DeSanctis, G. (2000). The Impact of Role Training in a User-Driven Group Support System Environment. Group Decision & Negotiation, (9)(4), pp. 275-296
  • Vician, C. M., & Nickles, K. (1998). Learning by Doing: A Remote Communication Project. Journal of Information Systems Education, (9)(1 & 2), pp. 10-14
  • Vician, C. M., & Brown, S. A. (1996). Implementing Computer-based Communication into Course Instruction: Lessons Learned and Tips for the Future. International Business Schools Computing Quarterly, (8)(1), pp. 20-27

Books and Chapters
  • Vician, C. M. (2012). Modern database management instructor's manual 11th ed. Upper Saddle River, NJ Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall
  • Vician, C. M. (2010). Modern database management instructor's manual 10th ed. Upper Saddle River, NJ Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall
  • Vician, C. M. (2008). Modern database management instructor's manual 9th ed. Upper Saddle River, NJ Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall
  • Vician, C. M. (2008). Unified information security management. Hershey, PA Hershey, PA: PA IGI Global Publishers
  • Buche, M., & Vician, C. M. (2005). Encyclopedia of Multimedia & Networks. In Margherita Pagani - Boconi Univ. Italy (Ed.), A unified information security management planPlan (pp. 993-1000). Hershey, PA: Idea Group Publishing (now IGI Global)
  • Vician, C. M., & Buche, M. (2005). Encyclopedia of Multimedia & Networks. In Margherrita Pagani - Bocconi Univ, Italy (Ed.), Information technology and virtual communities (pp. 417-423). Hershey, PA: Idea Group Publishing

Research Interests
  • Accounting
  • Information Technology

Presentations