Effective Date: 09/01/2010
There shall be an Internal Auditor, appointed by the Board of Trustees upon recommendation by the President.
|See Policy 2.4|
The Internal Auditor shall:
The position of Internal Auditor derives its authority from the Board of Trustees. The Internal Auditor reports directly to the Board of Trustees and reports daily to the Secretary of the Board of Trustees. The Internal Auditor's work shall be under the general direction and supervision of the Secretary to the Board of Trustees of the University, except that the Auditor shall have the authority to choose the areas to be examined and the order and timing of audits.
A copy of each individual audit report issued by the Internal Auditor will be submitted to the Chair of the Board of Trustees. Copies of the audit reports will be furnished to other members of the Board, including the President of the University, the Board Secretary, and the Treasurer. Periodic audit recommendation status reports will also be prepared by the Internal Auditor and addressed to the Chair of the Board of Trustees. Copies of the status reports will be furnished to other members of the Board, including the President of the University, the Board Secretary, and the Treasurer.
If at any time the Internal Auditor finds any evidence of defalcations or of serious misuse of University assets, a written report of such findings shall immediately be sent to the above officials.
The Board of Trustees will meet with the Internal Auditor at such times as the Board may determine, but at least once a year, to discuss Internal Audit operations.
|08/21/64||Added Sec. 1.13; 1.12|
|08/11/67||Sec. 1.01; 1.03|
|05/20/77||Emergency procedures deleted.|
|09/21/84||Changed agenda mailing and meeting notice from ten to fourteen days and chairman to chair.|
|09/23/88||Added senior academic office with the title of Provost in Sec. 2.02.|
|09/21/89||Changed calendar to fiscal year in Sec. 1.03|
|07/19/91||Changed Internal Auditor reporting structure and clarified 2.03|
|03/19/93||Changed Internal Auditor reporting structure|
|09/24/93||Changed name and structure of standing committee in Sec. 1.12 and 1.13, added to the title of Executive Vice President in Sec. 2.02|
|11/22/96||Revised Sec. 2.03 indicating that written reports will be issued as completed|
|01/24/97||Deleted restriction on six affirmative votes for Closed Session|
|01/21/2000||Updated to reflect the Board's compliance with the Constitution of the State of Michigan in Sec. 1.01, Sec. 1.08 and Sec. 1.09|
|04/29/2005||Deleted Section 2.02 The Executive Vice President|
|08/04/2005||Changed section 1.12 from one to two standing committees and deleted section 1.13|
|06/19/2008||Changed the number of times Board of Trustees meetings shall be held from six to five times a year in section 1.01|
|07/15/2010||Was previously Policy 2.03. Renumbered only.|