Westminster College Accounting Professor's Article Featured in CPA Journal

Tuesday, April 9, 2013

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. - Jesse R. Ligo, Jr., Westminster College professor of accounting, recently had an article published in the Spring 2013 edition of the Pennsylvania CPA Journal.

Ligo's article "Overprotected" was originally published in the American Institute for Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) book Save Wisely, Spend Happily by Sharon L. Lechter, CPA. The book is a compilation of real stories written by contributing certified public accountants about money and how to thrive by utilizing trusted advisers.

The article was published in the Pennsylvania CPA Journal with permission from AICPA.

Ligo, who has been teaching at Westminster since 2008, earned his undergraduate degree in business administration from Westminster in 1982, his M.B.A. from Bowling Green State University in 1983 and has been a licensed certified public accountant since 1985. Ligo has owned and operated Drove Pasture Farm, a crop and beef farm in Mercer, since 1991.

Contact Ligo at (724) 946-7167 or email for additional information. 

About Westminster College...
Founded in 1852 and related to the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), Westminster College ranks first in the nation as "Best College for Women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math," according to Forbes.com. Westminster is a top-tier liberal arts college and a national leader in graduation rate performance, according to U.S. News Best Colleges guide. Westminster is also honored as one of "The Best 377 Colleges" by The Princeton Review, and is named to the President's Honor Roll for excellence in service learning.

Nearly 1,600 undergraduate and graduate students benefit from individualized attention from dedicated faculty while choosing from 41 majors and nearly 100 organizations on the New Wilmington, Pa., campus. Visit www.westminster.edu/advantage to view "Advantage: Westminster" A Strategic Plan 2010-2020.

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Jesse R. Ligo, Jr., professor of accounting