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Internal Audit

About Us

Internal Audit assists Northwestern University leadership in accomplishing its objectives by providing a systematic, disciplined and collaborative approach to evaluate and improve the effectiveness of risk management, internal controls and governance processes. We perform audit services with objectivity, transparency, fairness and in accordance with the highest professional and ethical standards. As a service provider, we consider the needs of our stakeholders and foster collaborative relationships with the Northwestern community. We offer a variety of services that provide advice and assurance to Northwestern University’s Board of Trustees, leadership and management.


Internal Audit

1603 Orrington Avenue, Suite 1250
Evanston, Illinois 60201
Phone: (847) 467-6170
Fax: (847) 467-6175


Elizabeth Truelove McDermott
Executive Director of Internal Audit
(847) 491-4956