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Sandy S. Jansen, CIA, CCSA, CRMA

Chief Audit and Compliance Officer
The University of Tennessee System

Sandy Jansen, CIA, CCSASandy Jansen serves as the chief audit and compliance officer for the University of Tennessee (UT) System, leading the internal audit and institutional compliance teams for the UT System. The System is comprised of universities at Knoxville, Chattanooga, and Martin, the Health Science Center at Memphis, and the statewide Institute of Agriculture and the Institute for Public Service. The University of Tennessee system has a presence in each of Tennessee’s 95 counties. Prior to joining UT, she served as the assistant chief audit executive at Texas Tech University System. Sandy has been in higher education auditing for over two decades, beginning her career at an academic medical center. She is a transformational leader working with her team to bring about positive change for the university system.

Sandy has had the opportunity to be involved in a number of professional and philanthropic organizations and currently serves as an IIA volunteer facilitator, ACUA faculty member, and Co-chair of Toys for Blount County. She previously served as ACUA’s President, PEC Chairperson, and Midyear Director, and has been a board member and volunteer for several other professional and community organizations. She is a frequent presenter at IIA and ACUA events.

Ms. Jansen’s areas of expertise:

• Risk Assessment
• Fraud Risk Assessment
• Audit Planning
• Audit Management
• Project Management (In-charge auditor)
• Auditor Competencies and Developing Auditors
• Quality Assurance and Improvement Program
• Team Building


The University of Tennessee
Knoxville, TN
Phone: 865-974-4437