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Internal Audit


Reporting Fiscal Misconduct

Western Kentucky University is an organization with strong values of responsibility and integrity. The University encourages its employees, students and the general public to promptly report suspected or known fiscal misconduct by WKU or by WKU personnel.

The University contracted with a third party service provider to operate an ethics and compliance hotline and web site. The University also established a Fiscal Misconduct policy, which explains how to report fiscal misconduct activities through the third party provider or directly to the Office of Internal Audit. A link to this policy can be found on this web page.

The third party provides a toll free telephone number and a web site if you wish to remain anonymous. Anyone can report fiscal misconduct activities using the following tools:

Reporting Tools:

Direct to Internal Audit: 270-745-4250

Toll free: 1-877-318-9178

Web site: http//www.wku.ethicspoint.com  


 Internal Audit Mission

The mission of the Western Kentucky University Office of Internal Audit is to be an independent and objective assurance and consulting activity that is guided by the philosophy of adding value to improve the operations of the University. It assists the University in accomplishing its objectives by bringing a systematic and disciplined approach to evaluate and improve the effectiveness of the University's governance, risk management and internal controls. 


 Internal Audit


Western Kentucky University is an organization with strong values of responsibility and integrity.  The University encourages it employees, students and the general public to promptly report suspected fiscal misconduct by WKU or by WKU personnel.

 


 

The Office of Internal Audit is committed to promoting excellence and delivering service.  We strive to meet those commitments by:

  • Promoting a culture of fraud awareness and encouraging the reporting of improprieties,
  • Monitoring, assessing, and analyzing organizational risk and controls,
  • Reviewing and confirming information and compliance with policies, procedures, and laws,
  • Working in partnership with management,
  • Providing the board, the finance & budget committee, and executive management assurance that risks are mitigated and that the organization's governance is strong and effective, and
  • Making recommendations for enhancing processes, policies, and procedures.

Internal Audit Links

Internal Audit Charter

Types of Audits

Confidentially & Independence


Audit Plans

FY 2016 Audit Plan

FY 2015 Audit Plan

FY 2014 Audit Plan


  Other Links:

Standards of Conduct Policy

Fiscal Misconduct Policy 


About

Audit Process

FAQ

Reporting Misconduct 


Contact Internal Audit 

1906 College Heights Blvd., #11002
Wetherby Administration Bldg., G-18
Bowling Green, KY 42101-1002
(270) 745-4250

 Internal Audit Staff Listing

 

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