Guide to the Office of Internal Audits Records, 1955-2004

Summary Information

Title: Office of Internal Audits Records, 1955-2004
Collection: UA.5010
Extent: 21.51 linear feet (42 boxes, 2 half-sized manuscript boxes, 1 folder)
Abstract:

The Office of Internal Audits is an independent office of Appalachian State University that conducts appraisals, analyses and offers recommendations to ensure the control of physical, financial and business practices, as well as compliance with federal, state and local policies, and various accrediting agencies. The bulk of this record group is in the Audits and Systems Bank Reconciliation file (1978-1985) and contains bank reconciliations and balance sheets as well as account transactions, but there is also information on the state auditor and budget information ranging from 1955-2004.

Creator: Office of Internal Audits.

Biographical/Historical Note

The Office of Internal Audits, previously known as the Office of Audits and Systems, is an independent office of Appalachian State University that reports directly to the Chancellor. The office conducts appraisals, analyses and offers recommendations to ensure the control of physical, financial, business practices, as well as compliance with federal, state and local policies, and various accrediting agencies. The Director of Internal Audits works directly with the North Carolina State Auditor, the Chancellor and the Board of Trustees.

Scope and Contents

The Office of Internal Audits Records contain materials that pertain to the preparation for and carrying out of audits on Appalachian State University, and other files from daily affairs. Many of the records concern financial matters but some also have information on the state auditor, Board of Trustee meeting minutes, residence hall evaluations, and budget information. The Audits and Systems Bank Reconciliation file represents the bulk of this record group, and contains bank reconciliations and balance sheets as well as account transactions. This particular file spans 1978-1985, though the record group as a whole spans 1955-2004.

Arrangement

This collection has not yet been fully processed.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for use in the Dougherty Reading Room. Individual accessions may have access restrictions due to the presence of confidential information. Restrictions are noted in the Accessions List, where applicable.

Acquisitions Information

These records were transferred to the University Archives in multiple accessions.

Processing Information

This record group has been minimally arranged and described in summary but has not yet been merged into a single collection. The record group currently consists of numerous individual accessions listed below.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], UA.5010: Office of Internal Audits Records, University Archives, Appalachian State University, Boone, N.C., USA.