The responsibility of Internal Audit is to serve the university in a manner that is
consistent with the International Professional Practices Framework (IPPF) promulgated
by the Institute of Internal Auditors.
Internal Audit provides independent, objective internal audit and consulting services
that help Wichita State University achieve its objectives and fulfill its vision.
As required by the Kansas Board of Regents' Internal Audit Policy, the Director of
Internal Audit has a direct reporting line to the University President on all audit
WSU was the first state university in Kansas to undergo a Quality Assurance Review
(QAR). A QAR is a peer review of an internal audit function similar to an academic
program or college accreditation visit. The WSU internal audit function received the
reviewers' highest rating.
"My goal as Director of Internal Audit is to help foster a risk-intelligent community
that is alert to and proactively manages risk at WSU."
Chris Cavanaugh, Director of Internal Audit