Chelley Vician

Associate Professor, Accounting

vici9046@stthomas.edu

(651) 962-5551

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

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

See publications in UST Research Online

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 university's programs. Chelley 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. Her research emphasizes how individuals and teams use information systems and the barriers that may impinge upon positive outcomes in such technology-enabled environments. She also investigates the design and evaluation of technology-enabled learning experiences. She has published scholarly articles in journals such as DataBase, Journal of the Association for Information Systems, Communications of the Association for Information Systems, IEEE Transactions on Professional Communication, AIS Educator Journal, Journal of Information Systems Education, Group Decision and Negotiation, and numerous conference proceedings. Chelley is a senior editor for DataBase and associate editor for the Communications of the Association for Information Systems and e-Services Journal. She currently serves on the Board of the AIS Educator Association. She has served as treasurer of the Association of Information Systems SIGEd/IAIM, Midwest Region Chapter of AIS, and ICIS 2010 conference. Her professional activities in recent years have included accounting process projects with a number of regional nonprofit organizations. Chelley 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. Chelley is a member of the American Accounting Association, ISACA, AICPA, AIS Educators Association, Association for Information Systems, and Midwest Association for Information Systems.

Summer 2017 Courses
Summer 2017 Courses
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Fall 2017 Courses
Fall 2017 Courses
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CISC 419 - 01 Accounting Information Systems - T - R - - - 1525 - 1700 OSS 432
Description of course Accounting Information Systems : CRN: 40629 4 Credit Hours
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 200, and previous or concurrent enrollment in ACCT 316
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CISC 419 - 02 Accounting Information Systems - T - R - - - 1730 - 1915 OSS 431
Description of course Accounting Information Systems : CRN: 41475 4 Credit Hours
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 200, and previous or concurrent enrollment in ACCT 316
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J-Term 2018 Courses
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Academic and Professional Positions
  • Associate Professor, University of St. Thomas - Opus College of Business, St. Paul / Minneapolis (2012 - present)
  • 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
  • AIS Educator's Association
  • American Accounting Association
  • Association for Computing Machinery
  • Association for Information Systems
  • Beta Gamma Sigma
  • ISACA
  • International Academy for Information Management
  • International Federation for Information Processing
  • Kappa Gamma Pi
  • Midwest Association for Information Systems

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

Publications
  • Vician, C. M., & Mortenson, K. G. (2017). Integrating accounting themes with enterprise system experiences: An accounting department's journey. AIS Educators Journal, (12)(1), pp. 34-58
  • Fuller, R. M., Vician, C. M., & Brown, S. A. (2016). Longitudinal effects of computer-mediated communication anxiety on interaction in virtual teams. IEEE Transactions on Professional Communication, (59)(3), pp. 166-185
  • Neely, P., Forsgren, N., Premuroso, R., Vician, C. M., & White, C. E. (2015). Accounting Information Systems (AIS) course design: Current practices and future trajectories. Communications of the Association for Information Systems, (36)(30), pp. 599-617
  • 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 submission. 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 outcomes. Journal 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)(46), pp. 741-759
  • Vician, C. M. (2007). On becoming an information systems professional: Reflections on academic career demands. Communications of the Association for Information Systems, (20)(9), pp. 46-50
  • Charlesworth, P., Charlesworth, D., & Vician, C. M. (2006). Students' perspectives of the influence of web-based coursework on incidences of cheating. The 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 and 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. Communications of the Association for Information Systems, (14)(7), 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. The 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 and 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 and 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
  • Buche, M., & Vician, C. M. (2008). Information Security and Ethics: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications. In H. Nemati (Ed.), A unified information security management plan (pp. 340-3449). Hershey, PA: IGI Global
  • 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 plan (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

Awards and Honors
  • Rudolph J. Joenk, Jr. Award for Best Paper, 2017

Presentations
  • "Cyberattacks, mitigation, and regulation: An active learnin instructional resource for accountants" AAA 2017: Forensic Accounting Research Conference, Orlando, Florida, February 01, 2017
  • "Raising awareness of insider threats: A modest curriculum proposal" AAA 2017: Forensic Accounting Research Conference, Orlando, Florida, February 01, 2017
  • "Cyberattacks, mitigation, and regulation: An active learning instructional resource for accountants" AAA 2017: Accounting Information Systems Section and Strategic and Emerging Technologies Section Midyear Conference, Orlando, Florida, January 01, 2017
  • "Data visualization with SAP Lumira Cloud" Accounting Information Systems Educators Conference, Colorado Springs, CO, June 01, 2016
  • "Connecting the dots: Exploring the use of enterprise systems to teach accounting concepts across the accounting curriculum" Accounting Information Systems Educators Conference, Colorado Springs, Colorado, June 01, 2016
  • "Individual learner characteristics and the use of online homework software" North American Accounting Society, Chicago, Illinois, April 01, 2016
  • "Cloud-based options for accountant documentation needs" Accounting Information Systems Educators Conference, Colorado Springs, CO, June 01, 2015
  • "Data visualization with SAP Lumira Cloud" Accounting Information Systems Educators Conference, Colorado Springs, CO, June 01, 2015
  • "SAP Lumira for data visualization" OCB Research Forum, Minneapolis, Minnesota, April 01, 2015
  • "SAP Initiative at UST" OCB Accounting Advisory Board, Minneapolis, Minnesota, March 01, 2015
  • "SAP Initiative at UST" Americas' SAP User Group - Minnesota Chapter, Minneapolis, Minnesota, October 01, 2014
  • "Teaching accounting with SAP - blending concepts with technology experiences" Accounting Information Systems Educators Conference, Golden, Colorado, June 01, 2014
  • "Exploring integrated systems with SAP ERPSim" Accounting Information Systems Educators Conference, Golden, Colorado, June 01, 2014
  • "Investigating technology integration in accounting education: Teaching with technology" OCB Faculty Research Symposium, Minneapolis, Minnesota, April 01, 2014
  • "Connecting the dots: Exploring the use of SAP for teaching accounting concepts" AAA Conference on Teaching and Learning in Accounting, Anaheim, California, August 01, 2013
  • "Charting the future of accounting information systems (AIS) courses" Americas Conference on Information Systems, Seattle, Washington, August 01, 2012
  • "Charting the future of accounting information systems (AIS) courses" Americas Conference on Information Systems, Seattle, Washington, August 01, 2012
  • "Longitudinal effects of computer-mediated communication anxiety on interaction in virtual teams" OCB Research Seminar, Minneapolis, Minnesota, February 01, 2012
  • "A resource review for health care quality execution: Business intelligence strategy" Americas Conference on Information Systems, Detroit, MI, August 01, 2011
  • "Technology acceptance and e-learning performance in a non-technology-intensive course" AIS SIG-ED IAIM Academy of Info Systems & Intl Academy of Info Management, Phoenix, Arizona, December 01, 2009
  • "Computer self-efficacy and performance in a technology assisted learning environment for introductory accounting" AAA - American Accounting Association Midwest Regional, St Louis, Missouri, April 01, 2009
  • "Refining the introductory course" Midwest Association for Information Systems Conference, Eau Claire, Wisconsin, May 01, 2008
  • "Technology-enhanced learning in blended learning environments: Practical considerations and lessons learned" Americas Conference on Information Systems, Keystone, Colorado, August 01, 2007
  • "An e-Ccllaboration tutorial for sharing digital work with geographically dispersed collaborators" Midwest Association for Information Systems Conference, Springfield, Illinois, May 01, 2007
  • "Instructional use of podcasting and RSS: Issues and benefits" Midwest Association for Information Systems Conference, Springfield, Illinois, May 01, 2007
  • "Participant observation of virtual decision-making meetings" Midwest Association for Information Systems Conference, Grand Rapids, Michigan, May 01, 2006
  • "Leading by example: The importance of early adopter experimentation for emerging technologies diffusion" Midwest Association for Information Systems Conference, Grand Rapids, Michigan, May 01, 2006
  • "Database tool choice" IAIM - International Association for Information Management, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, January 01, 2006
  • "Quality care and the technology acceptance of nurses" International Association for Computer Information Systems, New Orleans, Louisiana, October 01, 2005
  • "Patient record privacy and accuracy and their effects on the adoption of hospital patient-care information systems" International Association for Computer Information Systems, New Orleans, Louisiana, October 01, 2005
  • "Computer Instrumentation & Visualization in an Interactive Studio Environment" American Chemical Society Great Lakes Region, Peoria, Illinois, October 01, 2004
  • "Understanding the role of anxiety and self-efficacy within a computing-intensive learning environment" Americas Conference on Information Systems, New York, New York, August 01, 2004
  • "Challenges to Facilitating Virtual Database Project Teams" Americas Conference on Information Systems, New York, New York, August 01, 2004