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Ms. Kimberley A. Foreman
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JMU Faculty Kim ForemanAssociate Dean for Human Resources and Administration

Started at JMU:


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.