A financial internal control framework allows the university to operate as a steward of university assets with effectiveness and efficiency, reliable financial reporting, and compliance with applicable policies, laws, and regulations.
Cornell University prohibits any form of retaliation, intimidation, harassment, or adverse employment action against any trustee, officer, employee, agent, or volunteer of the university who, in good faith, reports any activity within the university that is suspected of being illegal, fraudulent,
Cornell University, through its operating units, generates income as a result of sponsored projects or federal appropriations. It is the responsibility of each operating unit to use, account for, and report such program income properly.
Cornell University acquires, records, inventories, maintains, and disposes of capital assets. Each operating unit is responsible for following university procedures to achieve accurate capital asset reporting and compliance with government requirements.