Presidential Professor Emeritus Abraham Brillof dies

Abraham J. Briloff, 96, died Thursday, Dec. 12, in New York City, following a recent hospitalization. The Presidential Professor Emeritus of Accounting and Ethics at Binghamton University and professor emeritus of accounting at Baruch College City University of New York, he was most recently on campus for the 27th Annual Abraham J. Briloff Lecture on Accountability and Society, held Oct. 30, at the Anderson Center Chamber Hall.

Briloff, awarded the University Medal in 2012, has long been recognized as an ethical voice in the accounting profession. The annual lecture series in his name, sponsored by the School of Management, brings the accounting, business and campus communities together to contemplate topics of business ethics and corporate social responsibility.