Chelley Vician

Associate Professor,

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.

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

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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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Summer 2015 Courses
Summer 2015 Courses
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Fall 2015 Courses
Fall 2015 Courses
Crs - Sec Title Days Time Location
ACCT 775 - 711 Accounting Information Systems M - W - - - - 1230 - 1400 TMH 357
Description of course Accounting Information Systems : CRN: 42873
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.

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

Publications

Books and Chapters

Research Interests
  • Accounting
  • Information Technology

Presentations