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University’s highest faculty honor

J. Michael Pinegar, the Joel C. Peterson Professor of Finance at the Marriott School of Management, will deliver this year’s Karl G. Maeser Distinguished Faculty Lecture during a Brigham Young University forum Tuesday, May 21, at 11:05 a.m. in the Joseph Smith Building auditorium.

His address is titled “Certification and Signaling.” The public is welcome to attend.

The forum will be broadcast live on the BYU Broadcasting channels and online at Rebroadcast information can be found through Archived devotionals are available at

The spring term forum and devotionals will also be broadcast on campus at W-112 Ezra Taft Benson Building, 250 Spencer W. Kimball Tower and the Wilkinson Student Center Varsity Theatre.

Pinegar was the recipient of the Maeser Distinguished Faculty Lecturer Award, the university’s highest faculty honor, for his outstanding work as a scholar, teacher and administrator.

As the chair of the department of Business Management from 1996 to 2002, Pinegar was named to the Who's Who in Finance and Industry and was named to the Joel C. Peterson professorship. In 2003, Pinegar received the Marriott School Outstanding Researcher Award.

Pinegar received his bachelor's degree from BYU in 1973 and his master's and doctoral degrees from the University of Utah in 1979 and 1982.

For more information, contact Michael Pinegar, (801) 422-3088,

Writer: Hwa Lee