BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) - The SUNY Research Foundation released a statement Monday, following the State Comptroller's audit on the foundation. The audit revealed improper credit card use, conflicts of interest related to contracts and overpayment of a senior counsel, among other problems.
The statement, from the foundation's president Timothy Killeen, says the SUNY Research Foundation viewed the audit as an opportunity to acknowledge past problem areas and improve in the future.
According to the SUNY Research Foundation, they have made the following improvements as a result of new leadership and a thorough review:
- Instituted new protocols that raise the standards of accountability of officers and employees alike, and set clear expectations of ethical behavior;
- Reviewed its policies and procedures relating to procurement, contractual and transactional work across the operation
- Strengthened its governance and attracted new members to its Board of Directors, each of whom brings different and diverse skill sets and valuable expertise to the table, and
- Reinforced its institutional commitment to the highest standards of integrity and ethical behavior
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