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Audit Uncovers Deficiencies At East Carolina University

Posted January 18, 2006 11:47 a.m. EST

— A state audit into East Carolina University's financial aid process found significant deficiencies and non-compliance.

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The audit reports the university did not have adequate controls over the financial aid award process.

Auditors say that failure could lead to an increased risk of errors, irregularities and abuse.

The audit recommends, among other things, that the university strengthen internal controls in the financial aid office.