Professional Organizations

Institutional Membership Organizations:

  • ACUA – Association of College and University Auditors – Professional organization comprised of audit professionals from all over the globe that helps improve the internal operations and processes of institutions through professional development and the dissemination of individual internal audit experiences. [ACUA website
  • IIA – Institute of Internal Auditors – An international professional association for internal auditing, risk management, governance, internal control, information technology audits, education, and security. [IIA website]
  • ACFE – Association of Certified Fraud Examiners – The world’s largest anti-fraud organization and provider of anti-fraud training and education. [ACFE website
  • NCURA – National Council of University Research Administrators – NCURA advances the field of research administration through education and professional development programs, sharing of knowledge and experience, and by fostering a community of professionals. [NCURA website


Other Organizations:

  • ISACApreviously known as the Information Systems Audit and Control Association, ISACA now goes by its acronym only, to reflect the broad range of IT governance professionals it serves. [ISACA website]
  •  COSOThe Committee of Sponsoring Organizations of the Treadway Commission (COSO) is a joint initiative of the five pricate sector organizations listed on the left and is dedicated to providing thought leadership through the development of frameworks and guidance on the enterprise risk management, internal control and fraud deterrence. [COSO Website]
  •  AICPAFounded in 1887, the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants is the national professional organization of Certified Public Accountants in the United States. [AICPA Website]
  • Uniform GuidanceFederal Office of Management and Budget (OMB)’s guidance on administrative requirements, cost principles and audit requirements for federal awards (including grant awards). [Uniform Guidance Website]
  • EducauseNonprofit association whose mission is to advance higher education by promoting the intelligent use of information technology. [Educause Website]
  • NACUBONational Association of College and University Business Officers (NACUBO) is a membership organization representing more than 2,500 colleges, universities and higher education service providers across the country and around the world. [NACUBO Website]


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