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October 2017

Daisy Burns French - 1926-2017

Daisy Burns French

In Memorium, EKU's School of Business mourns the passing of Dr. Daisy Burns French, retired professor of accounting. Known as a tireless advocate for higher education, she will be profoundly missed by faculty and friends. Dr. French is especially well remembered for her advocacy of women in accounting.

Prof Tells Life Story in Autobiography

Faridah Awang (photo by Carsen Bryant)

She came from a poor family in rural Malaysia that often struggled to put food on the table.

Her parents divorced when she was 2, and she was raised by a grandmother who had no formal education.

Gift Supports Women in RMI Program

l-r: Morgan Wyman, Sandra Blain, Dr. Burke Christensen and Cissy Musselman

“The insurance industry,” said Dr. Burke Christensen, “is a place where women are free to rise as high as their talents will take them.”

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