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Kimberley A. Foreman

Kim Foreman

Associate Dean for Human Resources and Administration

Started at JMU:

Office: 632 Zane Showker Hall
Phone: 540-568-3090
Fax: 540-568-3275
Email: foremaka@jmu.edu
Mailing address: JMU, College of Business, MSC 207, Harrisonburg, Va. 22807




M.S., James Madison University, 1996, accounting major
B.B.A., James Madison University, 1995, accounting major
A.A.S., Blue Ridge Community College, 1993, business major

Professional Interests

Certified Public Accountant, Board of Accountancy, Commonwealth of Virginia (1997 - Present)

Personal Interests

Running, Reading, Listening to music, Yoga, My beautiful 5-year old granddaughter, Lydia  

Current Courses Taught

Managerial Accounting
Cost Accounting
Financial Accounting 

Published Intellectual Contributions

Book Chapters 

Street, D. L., Foreman, K. A. (2004). 'Accounting Regulation and Policy Choice' in Developments in Country Studies in International Accounting - Americas and the Far East (pp. Mar-33). Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd.

Street, D. L., Foreman, K. A. (2004). The Evolution of the G4+1 and its Impact on International Harmonization of Accounting Standards. (2nd edition ed., pp. 3-33). Edward Elgar Publishing.

Refereed Journal Articles

Riordan, D. A., Riordan, M. P., Foreman, K. A., Weishar, J. K. (2005). Performance in Introductory Financial Accounting:  Does Test Version Matter? Journal of Business Disciplines, VI (No. 1), 67-74.

Research in Progress

“CPA Pass Rates in Virginia – the effect of the 150 hour requirement” with Paul Copley

"Using Group Exams to Improve Teaching Effectiveness" with Alexander Gabbin

Positions Held


Coordinator, CoB May Commencement (2010 – Present)
Chair, College of Business Strategic Planning and Resources Committee (2006 - Present) 
Member, College of Business/Diversity Committee (2005 - Present)
Chair, College of Business Administrative Assistant Task Force (2007)
Member, College of Business AQ PQ Task Force (2005 - 2006)

James Madison University

Member, Faculty Handbook Committee (2009 – Present)
Member, JMU Fiscal Officers Group (2008 - Present)
Member, JMU Human Resources Liaison Group (2008 - Present) 
Task Force Member, JMU Master Plan Committee (2007 - Present)


Foreman accepted a faculty position at JMU in the School of Accounting and CIS & MS Department (joint appointment) in September of 1996. In August of 1997, she entered a renewable term contract with the School of Accounting as a Lecturer. On July 1, 2005, Foreman became the Associate Dean for Human Resources and Administration.