Committee on Audit, Risk and Compliance

Committee Charter

The committee responsibilities include reviewing the financial reporting processes and audits of financial reporting processes and audits of financial statements, the internal audit program and the review and selection of the independent auditors.

The committee shall provide oversight for university risk management in order to drive accountability across the entire community. The committee may identify threats and risks that need to be subjected to greater scrutiny by appropriate university leaders. The committee will also review reports from the Chief Compliance Officer (COO) and senior leadership regarding priorities, operation and effectiveness of the university’s compliance efforts. The chief compliance officer will report on the effectiveness and compliance by the university representatives and employees with both the Code of Conduct and Code of Ethics.

The committee will review any violations and failures to comply with federal, state, and local laws, rules and regulations, as well as institutional policies.

The committee will oversee compliance with the Board of Trustees Conflict of Interest policy.

Members 2023-2025: