Volume 62 | Number 3 | Fall 2020


What Business Officers Wish Their Internal Auditors Knew (and Vice Versa) - Wendee Shinsato, John McDaniel
Human Resource Operations: Internal Controls Practices and Risks for Pre-Employment Background Checks and Overload Pay - David Terry, Christine Croskey, Kyra Castano

Risk & Compliance

Auditing and Adapting to Change on Campus - Jaime Fernandez

Tools & Resources

Detecting Duplicate Payments: How Internal Audit Can Identify Savings - Lily Young
How to Increase the Value-Added Portion of Internal Audits and Acceptance of Recommendations - Joseph Iannini


Letter from the Editor - Marilyn Carnevale
Letter from the President - Patricia Snopkowski
2020 ACUA Virtual Conferences in Review - Nichole Pittman, Meaghan Smith
2020 ACUAdemy Awards - Toni Stephens

About The Journal

The College and University Auditor Journal is an official publication of the Association of College and University Auditors.  Published three times a year, the College and University Auditor is written and edited specifically for college and university internal auditors.

Articles published cover a wide variety of topics related to internal auditing in higher education including: accounting, auditing, risk assessment and management, computer security and information systems, fraud, legislation and regulatory issues, and international higher education issues.  Most of the articles are written by internal auditors working in higher education who share their unique perspectives, experience, and expertise.

The volunteer staff of the College and University Auditor strive to publish a timely, recognized, professional journal that informs, connects, and supports higher education internal audit, assurance, and consulting professionals.

Submission of Articles

Readers are encouraged to submit articles for consideration for publication. Letters and original articles can be submitted to the editor Marilyn Carnevale at [email protected].

Please send your copy electronically to the editor or ACUA in Word or text file format. The editor reserves the right to reject, abridge or modify any advertising, editorial or other material. 

Author guidelines can be found here.


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