(Fwd) Re: Information Request (fwd)

Georges Monette (gmonette@YorkU.CA)
Wed, 3 Dec 1997 14:46:17 -0500

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Vivienne Scott-Smietana wrote:
> We would like to know if any other Faculty Association has used a
> forensic accountant to go over its University's books and, if so, how was
> it initiated; what was the reaction from the University; was it
> successful; what company did they use and what was the cost?
> Your input would be very much appreciated.
> Vivienne Scott-Smietana
> Ryerson Faculty Association

It is interesting to see how many responses have an interest in having
more understandable information from universities.
Many of you may be interested in the paper that was given at the
Atlantic Schools of Business Conference recently. You can find the paper
at http://www.fadmin.unb.ca/asb/paper7.htm It calls for more
accountability, transparency and understandability from universities'
financial statements.


Professor Morton Nelson          Phone: 519 884 0710 (2538)
School of Business & Economics   Fax:   519 884 0201
Wilfrid Laurier University
Waterloo, Ontario, Canada   N2L 3C5

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