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  College and University Auditors of Virginia



Mission Statement and Purpose


To unify and encourage cooperative relationships among internal auditors who are representatives of institutions of higher education in Virginia; to promote and maintain high professional standards for internal auditing programs in these institutions; to promulgate the need and value of a well founded internal audit program through periodic meetings, correspondence, visits, etc; and to sponsor such other activities as may be needed or useful in achieving these programs.




The College and University Auditors of Virginia association was formed in 1976.  The name of the association, purpose and membership was addressed at the initial meeting.

An annual conference is held each year to provide training and accomplish the mission.


Founding Members

Larry Craighead - University of Virginia

O. Dabney Riley, Jr. - Virginia Commonwealth University

Ron Keister - Virginia Tech

Robert Stevenson - Virginia Community College System

Larry L. Holsinger - James Madison University

Herb Panther - George Mason University

Paul Koehly - William and Mary


Current Member Institutions

Christopher Newport University

George Mason University

James Madison University

Longwood University

Mary Washington University

Norfolk State University

Old Dominion University

Radford University

Virginia Community College System

Virginia Commonwealth University

Virginia State University

Virginia Tech

University of Virginia

The College of William and Mary

University of Richmond

Eastern Virginia Medical School


Current Association President - Sharon Kurek, Virginia Tech


Past Presidents

2009-2010 Robert F. Murray, Longwood University

2007-2009 Joanne V. Curtis Taylor - Virginia State University

2005-2007 John Rudd - Virginia Tech

2003-2005 John Brillant - Virginia Community College System

2001-2003 Deane Hennett - Old Dominion University

1999-2001 Helen Vanderland - Mary Washington University

1997-1999 Ken Hubble - George Mason University

1995-1997 Mike Stump - William and Mary

1993-1995 Barbara Deily - University of Virginia

1991-1993 Richard Bunce - Virginia Commonwealth University

1989-1991 Mary Lou Merkt - Radford University

1987-1989 Sharon Brown - Old Dominion University

1985-1987 Larry Holsinger - James Madison University

1981-1985 Rich Kovatch - University of Virginia

1977-1981 Ron Kiester - Virginia Tech

1976-1977 Larry Craighead - University of Virginia