2015 Tuition Waivers and Student Stipends

Medium
Agency: University System Report Date: March 20, 2015
Type: Performance LAFRC Date: April 21, 2016
Issued By: State Auditor Period: Academic Year 2010-2014

 

 

 

 

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Executive Summary

The performance audit of tuition waivers and student stipends at NDUS institutions was conducted by the Office of the State Auditor pursuant to a motion passed by the Legislative Audit and Fiscal Review Committee.  We determined improvements were needed with tuition discounts, tuition waivers, and student stipends to increase uniformity and establish accountability.

 

Findings

  • Discount, Waiver, and Stipend Terminology
  • Improvements Needed
    • Criteria for Tuition Waivers
    • Board Tuition Waiver Criteria
    • Employee Spouse/Dependent and University System Office Employee Tuition Waivers
    • Similar Tuition Waivers at Institutions
    • Limits on Tuition Waivers
  • Report Requirements and Expectations
  • Student Data Consistency
  • Monitor Compliance
  • Internships
Medium

2018 Follow-Up

Agency: University System Report Date: March 23, 2018
Type: Performance - Follow-Up LAFRC Date: June 27, 2018
Issued By: State Auditor Period: Academic Year 2017-2018

 

 

 

 

 

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Executive Summary:

 

The Office of the State Auditor conducted an audit follow-up review on the performance audit entitled Tuition Waivers and Student Stipends (report #3035) dated March 20, 2015. The objective of this follow-up was to determine the implementation status of the 10 recommendations presented in the performance audit report.

 

Findings:

 

The State Board of Higher Education has fully implemented 4 of the recommendations and partially implemented 4 others. The remaining recommendations were considered not implemented. Included in this report are the conclusions we made regarding the implementation status of the recommendations.