Executive Director, Office of Audit and Compliance

Sandy Jansen was named executive director of the Office of Audit and Compliance in February 2012.

The executive director of the Office of Audit and Compliance serves as the University’s chief internal auditor and reports to the Audit and Compliance Committee of the Board of Trustees. The Office of Audit and Compliance provides objective, independent appraisals of accounting, financial and other operational systems in University departments and units and oversees institutional compliance.

Prior to UT, she was assistant chief audit executive for the Texas Tech University System, where she worked for 21 years. She was named assistant chief audit executive in 2004 and was responsible for execution of the annual audit plan for the university system.

She also served assistant director in the Office of Audit Services for Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center. She held other staff and senior audit positions within the Texas Tech University System and was associate director of NCAA compliance for student financial aid.

A native of Texas, Jansen earned her bachelor’s degree in accounting at Texas Tech University. She is certified as an internal auditor and in control self assessment.

She lives in Maryville with her husband, Andy, and daughters, Emma and Claire.