Office of Internal Audit

The Office of Internal Audit is an independent, objective function which provides risk-based audit and consulting services. The mission of the Office of Internal Audit is to help protect University resources, provide assurance on the University’s risk management and control processes, and to aid the University in achieving its strategic, operational, and financial goals.

Our engagements will be performed in a collaborative manner with the University community.

Engagements entail evaluations of the effectiveness and efficiency of operations, systems utilized, reliability of financial information, and compliance with laws/regulations, and internal policies.

The Office of Internal Audit adheres to the International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing in all engagements.

Core Values

The Core Values of the Office of Internal Audit are:

  • Communication – We believe in a “no surprises” approach, and will provide an open line of communication during all engagements.
  • Integrity – We will perform all engagements in an honest, responsible, ethical manner.
  • Confidentiality – We will handle and utilize information reviewed and/or acquired during our engagements in a prudent manner.
  • Objectivity – We will perform all engagements in an independent and objective manner, to ensure that our evaluations and observations reflect an impartial, unbiased opinion.

Our Staff

Courtney Henry

Chief Internal Auditor
Villanova University
Villanova Center