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Webinar

Hot topics in collegiate athletics

Baker Tilly recently co-hosted a webinar with the Association of College & University Auditors (ACUA) for audit, internal audit, risk and athletic department professionals on hot topics in higher education athletics.

Recording coming soon!

The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted higher education institutions both fundamentally and financially. In March 2020, as institutions across the country transitioned to a remote learning environment, intercollegiate athletic seasons were cut short or cancelled. Since then, athletic programs have had to adapt to a new environment filled with uncertainty, financial shortcomings and regulatory considerations.‎‎ 

Key takeaways

After watching this webinar, you will be able to:

  • Assess the types of financial and revenue challenges that exist in intercollegiate athletics, which have been exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic
  • Evaluate financial, regulatory and reputational risks associated with cutting athletic programs in response to financial challenges
  • Discuss how internal audit can support the institution in its assessment of athletic policies and procedures

Presenters

  • Katlyn Andrews, CIA, Manager, Baker Tilly
  • Colleen Lewis, CPA, CIA, CFE, Manager, Baker Tilly

For more information or to learn how Baker Tilly can help your institution evaluation athletic programs, contact our team.

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