Jim Fuehrmeyer, Jr.

Emeriti Teaching Professor

Jim  Fuehrmeyer, Jr.

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James Fuehrmeyer's prior experience includes 5 years with the US Army Infantry (Captain) and 27 years with Deloitte & Touche (18 as a partner), most recently as partner responsible for audit quality assurance in the Chicago and Eastern Iowa practices. He is married to his high school sweetheart; has two daughters (ND alumnae), and three grandchildren. Jim enjoys swimming, and biking, and is a fan of Thomas Merton, CS Lewis, Tolkien, Dickens, Rowling, Faulkner, Flannery O'Connor, and Matthew Kelty. He received the Blessed Basil Anthony Moreau, C.S.C. Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching Award in 2010, the Dincolo Outstanding MSA Professor in 2012, the Dincolo Oustanding Undergraduate Accounting Professor 2013, and a Rev. Edmund P Joyce CSC Award for Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching in 2013.

Areas of Expertise

Auditing and Assurance Services

Financial Reporting


MBA, University of Chicago

BS, US Military Academy, West Point, NY


"The Accountant's Role in Auditing Qualified Plans", (with Janice Wegesin), Journal of Pension Benefits, 3, 1996.


AAA Annual Meeting, "Effective Learning Through the Trueblood Case Series" (August 8, 2016).

AAA Annual Meeting, "Effective Learning Through the Trueblood Case Studies" (August 10, 2015).

Virginia Eductors' Symposium, "Teaching with Case Materials" (June 4, 2015).

2014 Nortre Dame Army ROTC Ball, "Lessons Learned in the Army and in Business" (February 21, 2014).

IIA Chicago Audit Managers' Round Table, "Ethical Dimensions of Quality Assurance" (August 19, 2013).

AAA 2013 Annual Meeting, "From Practice to Pedagogy: Making the Transition to Academia" (August 7, 2013).

Federation of Schools of Accountancy Faculty Consortum, "Revenue Recognition Exposure Draft: Manini Manufacturing Case" (May 18, 2012).

ICPAS 2010 Education Summit, "Course Integration of IFRS - Notre Dame MSA Program" (April 29, 2010).

2009 Induction Banquet, "Making it in Business: What's Love got to do with it?" (January 22, 2009).

2008 Induction Banquet, "Selling One's Soul to the Devil - is Survival in an Accounting Career Even Possible?" (March 27, 2008).

Ethics in America: The Recent Accounting Scandals, "Andersen and Enron" (May 30, 2003).