Kim Capriotti
Kim Capriotti
Title: Faculty Athletic Representative
Phone: (904) 256-7443
Alma Mater: B.S., University of Kentucky; M.B.A., University of Minnesota; Ph.D., Florida State University

Dr. Kim Capriotti is the NCAA Faculty Athletics Representative (FAR) for Jacksonville University. She is dedicated to ensuring the balance between athletics and academics for the benefit of JU’s student-athletes.

Capriotti is currently serving on the NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Oversight Committee and recently finished a three-year term on the NCAA Division I Legislative Council and prior to that, she was a member of the NCAA Division I Academic Cabinet.

Capriotti has also been an active leader in the ASUN Conference, serving on the various conference committees:  sports policy, executive, constitution & bylaw, marketing, and student-athlete welfare.

As a faculty member at JU, Capriotti has served as an associate professor of finance and accounting since August, 2001. She currently is a member the Davis College of Business student & alumni advisory committee and oversees advising for all accounting, economics and finance majors. She was the recipient of the inaugural 2007 Tim Shakespeare Staff Award, awarded by JU’s office of campus activities, to a faculty or staff member who is responsible for major contributions to JU through service to students. In March 2009, she was named JU “Woman of the Year.”

Capriotti has published papers in several journals, including Issues in Accounting Education, The CPA Journal, Journal of Business & Economics Research, Journal of Forensic Accounting, and the Journal of Financial & Economic Practice.

Prior to JU, Capriotti was a faculty member at the University of North Florida from August 1994 to May 2001, where she taught finance and accounting courses. During that time, she earned the University’s Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching Award in 2001.

Prior to pursuing her academic career, Capriotti was a staff auditor for Touche Ross (now Deloitte) in Minneapolis. She also currently holds an inactive Minnesota CPA certificate.

Before making her way to the First Coast, she began her teaching career at the University of Minnesota (1986-87) and Florida State University (1987-91) as a graduate instructor before serving as an assistant professor of accounting at Drake University (1992-93).

A native of Cincinnati, Capriotti is a graduate of the University of Kentucky, where she received her B.S. in accounting before earning her masters of business administration degree at the University of Minnesota in 1987. She went on to earn her doctorate in accounting at Florida State University in 1992. Capriotti and her husband, Martin, have two adult children, Ally and Matthew.