Office Of Internal Audit

The Internal Audit Department is charged with the responsibility to review the fiscal, operational and administrative operations of the University.

Animal welfare:

  • Provides information, analyses, and counsel to assist management in ethically, effectively, and efficiently fulfilling their management responsibilities
  • Examines, assesses and reports on existing accountability and controls
  • Reviews sufficiency and appropriateness of the Animal Resources Center's pricing structure, supports management with advice and guidance on updating rate structure

Biosafety/Recombinant and Synthetic DNA Molecules: N/A

Conflict of interest:

  • Provides information, analyses, and counsel to assist management in ethically, effectively, and efficiently fulfilling their management responsibilities
  • Examines, assess and reports on existing accountability and controls
  • Upon management request, reviews and evaluates specific grants and contracts to ensure that employees have adequately disclosed conflict of interest situations

Data and safety monitoring: N/A

Education and training: N/A

Environmental health and safety:

  • Provides information, analyses, and counsel to assist management in ethically, effectively, and efficiently fulfilling their management responsibilities
  • Examines, assesses and reports on accountability and controls
  • Supports management database application to support management's project monitoring efforts

Financial management of research:

  • Provides information, analyses, and counsel to assist management in ethically, effectively, and efficiently fulfilling their management responsibilities
  • Examines, assesses and reports on accuracy and efficiency of system
  • Recommends, as necessary, actions to improve: automated and manual systems of processing revenues and expenses, financial reporting, compliance with laws, regulations and internally developed policies and procedures and the safeguarding of assets

Human gene transfer: N/A

Human subjects:

  • Recommends, as necessary, actions to improve the internal controls over subject payments
  • Examines, assesses and reports on accountability and controls

Human tissue samples: N/A

Patents and inventions:

  • Provides information, analyses, and counsel to assist management in ethically, effectively, and efficiently fulfilling their management responsibilities
  • Examines, assesses and reports on accountability and controls
  • Reviews and evaluates the Technology Transfer Office's financial and information technology systems

Radiation safety: N/A

Sponsored projects administration:

  • Provides information, analyses, and counsel to assist management in ethically, effectively, and efficiently fulfilling their management responsibilities
  • Examines, assesses and reports on accountability and controls
  • Recommends, as necessary, actions to improve: automated and manual systems of processing revenues and expenses, financial reporting, compliance with laws, regulations and internally developed policies and procedures and the safeguarding of assets