2018 Tennessee Code
Title 49 - Education
Chapter 14 - Higher Education Accountability Act of 2004
§ 49-14-106. Hiring of internal auditors -- Termination of employment.

Universal Citation: TN Code § 49-14-106 (2018)
  • (a) The hiring of community college internal auditors shall be done upon the recommendation of the institutional presidents with the approval of the chancellor or designee of the board of regents system. Termination of employment of community college internal auditors shall require prior approval by the chancellor of the board of regents system and the board's audit committee.

  • (b) The hiring of campus internal auditors shall be done upon the recommendation of the institutional presidents with the approval of the chancellor or the University of Tennessee president or designee as applicable. Termination of employment of campus internal auditors shall require prior approval by the chancellor or University of Tennessee president as applicable and the board audit committee. Annual or other periodic audits of chief executives shall be performed by an internal auditor or auditors who do not report to the chief executive being audited.

  • (c) Annual or other periodic audits of chief executives shall be performed by an internal auditor or auditors who are not employees of the institution of the chief executive being audited. Notwithstanding the foregoing, internal auditors or auditors who report to the board audit committee may perform annual or other periodic audits of the chancellor of the board of regents system or the University of Tennessee president.

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