Walsh College


Tuesday, May 17, 2016 - Walsh College Appoints Davidson to Full-Time Faculty Posts

Walsh College has named Richard Davidson to its full-time faculty as assistant professor of Taxation, and vice chair, Taxation and Business Law.

An adjunct professor at Walsh since 2013, Davidson has also served as an adjunct instructor at Schoolcraft College and Oakland Community College.

Davidson was previously senior tax counsel for FCA US LLC. He managed its federal tax controversy area and provided transactional guidance to FCA staff. Prior to joining FCA, Davidson was a tax attorney with Ernst and Young and Guardian Industries Corp.

He is licensed as a Certified Public Accountant in the state of Michigan.

Davidson earned his Juris Doctor and Master of Laws degrees with a major in Taxation from the Wayne State University School of Law. He previously received a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from the University of Detroit.

“Rick brings a wealth of industry experience and professionalism to our highly regarded graduate program in Taxation,” said Michael Rinkus, interim executive vice president and chief academic officer, Walsh College. “He adds to the decades-long legacy of excellence developed by Walsh College in this very demanding field of study.”

The Master of Science in Taxation (MST) degree program at Walsh is designed for professionals seeking to gain comprehensive, practical knowledge of tax accounting, tax law, and tax research, while also achieving a deeper understanding of the broader concepts of tax methodology and tax procedure.

The Walsh College MST program is among the most well respected in the nation for its preparation of tax professionals. Walsh College's tax library is one of the finest in Michigan with a specialized collection that makes tax research as easy and convenient as possible.

For more information on Walsh College, visit
www.walshcollege.edu. Summer classes start June 27; registration is now open.