Welcome to the Department of Audit Services
The purpose of the Department of Audit Services is to provide SFA's Board of Regents and the president an independent appraisal of:
- the adequacy and the effectiveness of the university's system of internal administrative and accounting controls
- and the quality of performance when compared with established standards.
The primary objective is to assist the Board of Regents, president and university management in the effective discharge of their responsibilities.
Internal Audit Charter
Internal audit activities are conducted under a defined charter, approved by the Board of Regents, that states the purpose, role, authority and responsibility of the department.
An integral part of SFA, the Department of Audit Services functions in accordance with the policies established by the Board of Regents and president. To provide for the independence of the Department of Audit Services, the chief audit executive is appointed by the Board of Regents in accordance with the Board of Regents' Rules and Regulations. The chief audit executive reports functionally to the Board of Regents and administratively to the president.