System-wide Internal Audit
The role of the Department of System-wide Internal Audit is to improve and add value to the Tennessee Board of Regents system's operations by assisting management meet its organizational goals. We accomplish this by providing objective, independent, and accurate assessments of management's activities to the Audit Committee of the Board of Regents. These assessments include, but are not limited to, promoting effective internal controls, consulting management on specific issues, and conducting reviews of various processes and functions.
By reporting directly to the Audit Committee of the Board of Regents, we maintain our independence, allowing us to be objective in planning, performing, and reporting the conclusions of our engagements. The campus Internal Audit directors report administratively to the campus president and functionally to the Director of System-wide Internal Audit. The Director of System-wide Internal Audit reports administratively to the Vice Chancellor of Business and Finance and functionally to the Audit Committee.
We assist in the coordination of audit activities with the Tennessee Comptroller of the Treasury, campus internal auditors, and with any other external auditors. We also conduct investigations of any reports of fraud, waste, or abuse within the TBR system.
If you would like to request an audit report or have any questions about the activities of this office or the system-wide internal audit website, please contact us.