Associate Dean for Human Resources and Administration

Year Started at JMU: 1996

foremaka@jmu.edu

Contact Info

Education
  • 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
  • Spending time with her grandchildren
Professional Background

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. 

Current Courses Taught
  • Managerial Accounting
  • Cost Accounting
  • Financial Accounting 
Positions Held

College

  • Co-chair, AACSB Reaccreditation Steering Committee
  • Member, CoB Diversity Committee
  • Liaison, CoB Student Diversity Committee
  • Board appointee, R&D Inc.
  • CoB Title IX Representative

James Madison University

  • Member, University Schedule of Classes Committee
  • Member, JMU Summer Session Advisory Board
  • Member, A-Team
  • Liaison, JMU Foundation
  • Liaison, JMU Talent Development
Key Publications

Book Chapters: 

Copley, P.A., Foreman, K.A. (2012) ‘The CPA Pipeline:  The Supply of Accounting Graduates in Virginia.’ Disclosures, 25(5), 12-17

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.

Recognized Professional Expertise
  • Content writer and Video instructor, “Virginia CPA Ethics: 2016 Course,” (VSCPA approved instructor, content), Thomson Reuters
  • Video instructor, “Virginia CPA Ethics: 2015 Required Course,” (VSCPA approved instructor, content), Thomson Reuters
  • Panelist and co-author, Moving the Needle: Advancing Diversity and Equity in Academic Pathways, “Feminized Leadership: Cultivating a Facilitative Academic Culture,” Virginia Network for Women in Higher Education, May 2015.
  • Panelist and co-author, Liberal Education, Global Flourishing and the Equity Imperative, "Women Leading from the Middle: The Work of Female Associate Deans Implementing Global University Initiatives," Association of American Colleges and Universities, Washington DC, January 2015.
  • Panelist and co-author, Pathways: Women's Journeys to Leadership, "Pathways: Women's Journeys to Leadership," James Madison University/Virginia Network, James Madison University, October 2014.
  • Panelist and co-author, Leadership and Transformation, "Leading from the Middle: Perspectives, Stories, and Advice from Associate Deans," The Virginia Network for Women in Higher Education, The Mason Inn, Fairfax, VA, May 2014.
Grants
  • July 2013

    Kimberley A. Foreman (Associate Dean, College of Business; Lecturer, Accounting) received $313,967 from the Institute of Certified Professional Managers to maintain the organization’s national headquarters on the campus of JMU.

  • May 2013

    Kimberley A. Foreman (Associate Dean, College of Business; Lecturer, Accounting) received $313,967 from the Institute of Certified Professional Managers to maintain the organization’s national headquarters on the JMU campus.

  • July 2014

    Kimberley A. Foreman (Associate Dean, Human Resources and Administration, College of Business; Lecturer, Accounting) received $320,970 from the Institute of Certified Professional Managers to maintain the organization’s national headquarters on the campus of JMU.

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