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Frequently Asked Questions

To whom do the Internal Auditors report?

Internal Auditing has a direct reporting line to the President and operationally reports through the office of the Vice President for Finance. Internal audit reports regularly to the Finance and Audit Committee of the Board of Curators.

How are audit review areas selected?

A multi-year, modifiable audit plan is developed in conjunction with a cohort of constituents  from across the UM System (including members of the University of Missouri Internal Audit Steering Committee) based on a risk assessment process (operational and financial).

Is there a campus-based Internal Audit representative?

The Internal Audit Steering Committee is comprised of members from the four campuses, UM Health Care, and UM System.

Who is on the Internal Audit Steering Committee?

See Internal Audit Steering Committee

What is the general process of an internal audit?

See Scope of Activities / Processes and Procedures

What are the types of audits?

Types of audits include: (1) Financial; (2) Operational; (3) Compliance; and (4) Investigative.

Reviewed 2013-08-12.