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Rouse, Pamela

Instructor - Accounting
College of Business


Holcomb Building - 264


Academic/Professional/Personal Focus

Areas of Expertise

Contributions: (published works or studies, conference presentations)
Presented “Visualizing Cash versus Accrual Accounting” using a business simulation and a cash flow case study developed by Chris Stump and Pamela J. Rouse at the Effective Learning Strategies session of the American Accounting Association Annual meeting, New York, NY (Aug 2009) Designed and presented a computerized accounting simulation “Lemonade 203Computer Simulation” at the Effective Learning Strategies session of the American Accounting Association (AAA) National meeting, Chicago (August 2007) Presented “Developing Balanced Scorecards in Group Settings: Do You Get What You Ask For?” written by Kathy A. Paulson Gjerde, Susan B. Hughes, David Leuchauer, and Pamela J. Rouse at the European Accounting Association (EAA) Annual meeting, Prague, Czech Republic. Presentation was part of the conference research concurrent sessions. (April 2004) Presented “Critical Factors in Auditors Assessments of Client Acceptance Decisions: A Research Note written by Susan B. Hughes, Pamela J. Rouse and Bradley M. Sturm at the American Accounting Association (AAA) Southeastern Regional meeting, Charleston North Carolina. Presentation was part of the conference research concurrent sessions. (Mar 2003). Presented ‘The Impact of Group Selection on Student Performance and Satisfaction” written by Sakthi Mahenthiran, PH.D and Pamela J. Rouse, CPA at the 23rd Annual Association of Private Enterprise in Education (Apr 1998) and the 6th Annual Meeting of American Society of Business and Behavior Sciences. Presentation was part of the conference research concurrent sessions. (Feb 1999). Intellectual Contributions: Susan Hughes, Craig B. Caldwell, Kathy A. Paulson Gjerde, and Pamela Rouse, “How Groups Improve the Quality of Balanced Scorecards” Management accounting Quarterly, Vol 6, Issue 4, 3rd Qtr 2005. Sakthi Mahenthiran and Pamela J. Rouse "The Impact of Group Selection on Performance and Satisfaction "The International Journal of Educational Management, Vol 14 Numbers 6 and 7 2000

Butler Assignment (classes or work duties)
Courses taught (1996 - 2009): Freshmen Business Experience,Introduction to Financial Accounting, Introduction to Managerial Accounting, Intermediate Accounting I, Introduction to Financial Accounting – MBA, Financial & Managerial Accounting – MBA, and 1st Year Internship Instructor. College of Business Committees: New Curriculum Development (summer work group); Freshmen Business Experience (Summer 2003 – Summer 2008); Student Advisor (September 1997 - present); Butler Business Scholarship, Committee Member (February 1998 – present); Honors Day Selection Committee (Spring1998 – Spring 2002); Honors Program Advisor (January 1998 – present); University Committees: University Curriculum Committee (Fall 2007); Faculty Advisor for the Campus Crusade for Christ student organization (Fall 2003 – present); Top 100 Students Selection Committee (Spring 2005); Faculty Sponsor for the VITA Service Learning Course (Spring 2003 - 2007); Lectures and Adjuncts Committee (Spring 2005 – Spring 2007; Enrollment Council Committee Member – developed Initiative Four of the President’s White Paper (Summer/Fall 2003); Faculty Ally - Ross Hall (Fall 2001 - 2003); Facilities, Academic Services, and Financial Affairs Committee (1996 – 2000); President’s Advisory Committee on African American Affairs (1997 – 2000); Faculty Advisor, Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority (1998 – 2000).


Master of Business Administration, Finance, Indiana University, 1988; Bachelor of Science, Accounting, Indiana University, 1977

Certified Public Accountant

Association Memberships (professional/educational)
Professional Memberships: Indiana CPA Society (INCPA) member; Institute of Management Accountants (IMA) member; American Accounting Association (AAA) member. Community: Women & Money Financial Seminars – Safeco Insurance Company, trained facilitator (June 2005); Heritage Place, Board Member (Fall 2003 – August 2005); Northwest High School Business/Finance Magnet Mentor Program (Fall 199 - Spring 2001); College Mentors for Kids, Board Member (1997 - Spring 1999); Participant in the Indiana CPA Society Minority Student Conference (developed and instructed the Monopoly Accounting session).

Professional Experience
Accounting Lecturer, Butler University, Fall 1996 – Spring 2009; Summer 1999 Consultant/Indiana CPA Society Faculty Internship, Cummins Engine Company, Columbus, IN; Spring 1996 Adjunct Faulty, IUPUI School of Business (Managerial Accounting) and Indiana Wesleyan (Financial Accounting); 1990 - 1995 DowElanco, Indianapolis: Manager of Accounting, Planning & Reporting, Manager of U.S. Accounting Operations, and Manager of Financial Analysis; 1986 - 1990 DowBrands, Indianapolis: Division Controller and Accounting Manager; 1977 - 1986 Dow Health and Consumer Products, Indianapolis: Accounts Payable Supervisor, General Ledger Accountant, Cost Accountant, & Staff Accountant.