The Office of Internal Audit exists to serve as an independent appraisal agency. As a service to management, the department examines and evaluates Kent State University's activities with the goal of improving the efficiency and effectiveness of these activities. The office also serves as the liaison between the university and the university's independent public accountant.
The Objectives of the Office of Internal Audit
To determine the reliability and integrity of information; (i.e., evaluating the internal control systems and the integrity of financial and operating information produced by those systems).
To determine whether compliance exists with policies, procedures, laws, and regulations.
To determine if assets are safeguarded and verify the existence of those assets.
To appraise the economy and efficiency of resource utilization (monetary and manpower).
To review operations or programs for consistency with established management goals and objectives.
To assist members of our organization in the effective and successful performance of their responsibilities by providing them with analyses, appraisals, recommendations, and other pertinent information concerning the activities being reviewed.
The Office of Internal Audit
226 Schwartz Center
Kent, OH 4424