The Office of the Inspector General and Director of Compliance for the Board of Governors, established in 2007, provides leadership and coordination of audit, investigative, and compliance activities for the Board Office and generally promotes activities that ensure accountability, financial integrity, and efficiency as required by law. The Inspector General and Director of Compliance functions in accordance with the Office of the Inspector General and Director of Compliance Charter, which provides clear articulation of the office’s authority, duties, and responsibilities.
The Audit and Compliance Committee was established to demonstrate the Board of Governors’ firm commitment to accountability and in furtherance of its fiduciary responsibility for the overall management of the State University System. The Audit and Compliance Committee Charter articulates the powers and duties of the Audit Committee and establishes clear lines of authority, responsibility, and expectations related to the Office of the Inspector General and Director of Compliance.
- How to File a Complaint
- Office of the Inspector General and Director of Compliance Charter
- Audit and Compliance Committee Charter
- Board of Governors Compliance Program
- Agency Inspectors General Act (Section 20.055, Florida Statutes)
- Whistle-Blowers Act (Section 112.3187-112.31895, Florida Statutes)
- Florida Inspectors General Website
- CARES Act Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund Compliance Guidance, Revised July 9, 2020
Reports and Newsletters
Pursuant to the Inspectors General Act (Section 20.055, Florida Statutes), the Inspector General and Director of Compliance must prepare an Annual Report no later than September 30th of each year summarizing the office’s activities during the preceding fiscal year. The Annual Report shall be furnished to the Board and the Chancellor and other interested parties.
OIGC Quarterly Newsletter:
Quality Assessment Review
The Inspector General and Director of Compliance must develop and maintain a quality assurance and improvement program in accordance with professional standards. This program must include an external assessment, which is conducted at least once every three (3) years by the Florida Auditor General’s office. The external assessment report and any related improvement plans shall be presented to those in charge of governance and be made available to the public.