Robert P. Crum

Associate Professor of Accounting
Department: Accounting
Office: 354 Business Building
Phone: 740-213-7727
Fax: 814-863-8393
Member of Faculty Since: 1983


Professor Robert Crum teaches undergraduate tax, managerial accounting in the M.S. in Accounting program, financial accounting and financial tools in the World Campus iMBA program, and is co-developer of an integrative college-wide Analysis of Business and Industry course for the Smeal undergraduate program. His instruction tends to be web-based, integrative and to actively involve students in projects, presentations, market games and simulations. He enjoys farming, biking and high-adventure activities.

Professor Crum is the recipient of the 1999 Lester Shonto Faculty Award for Excellence in Accounting Education, was voted Penn State iMBA Outstanding Faculty Member by the inaugrual online MBA graduating cohort (2004), and received the World Campus-wide 2004 Outstanding Teacher Award.


Financial economic effects of tax policy
Business and Industry Analysis
On-line distant instruction


A.A., Ohio University,

B.B.A., Ohio University,

M.B.A., Ohio University,

D.B.A., University of Kentucky,

C.P.A., Ohio (inactive),


ACCTG 405, Principles in Taxation

iMBA 502, Financial and Accounting Tools (World Campus)

IMBA 515, Accounting for External Reporting (World Campus)