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Audit, Risk and Compliance Committee
BYLAWS OF TRUSTEES OF TUFTS COLLEGE Amended by the Board of Trustees November 3, 2018
COMMITTEES AND BOARDS OF ADVISORS
5.9 AUDIT, RISK and COMPLIANCE COMMITTEE. The Audit, Risk and Compliance Committee shall be responsible for assisting the Board of Trustees in monitoring the integrity of the financial statements of the University, compliance by the University with legal and regulatory requirements, and the independence and performance of the University’s internal and external auditors. The Audit, Risk and Compliance Committee shall have authority to appoint the external auditors and retain special legal, accounting or other consultants to advise the Committee, oversee the Corporation’s internal audit procedures, accept and approve the annual audited financial statements of the University, approve the appointment of and oversee the duties of the executive director of the internal audit and compliance functions, and oversee appropriate matters in connection with independent audits. The Audit, Risk and Compliance Committee shall be responsible for the formulation of policies and procedures for the avoidance of Trustee conflicts of interest, and shall monitor potential conflicts of interest and periodically provide a report to the Board of Trustees, pursuant to Article XII. The Committee shall make regular reports to the Board on matters requiring its attention. The Audit, Risk and Compliance Committee also monitors (1) the effectiveness of the institution’s internal control framework and risk management activities, (2) the institution’s management of compliance with laws and regulations, and (3) significant legal matters that could affect the financial condition of the University.