Internal Audit Staff

Mary Beth Leininger, CPA, CIA - Interim Director

Phone: (989) 774-7083

Mary Beth joined Internal Audit in November 2004, having been in public accounting for over 2 years. Mary Beth received her Bachelor of Professional Accountancy from Saginaw Valley State University, and also received her Bachelor of Science from CMU, majoring in Business Administration and Mathematics. Mary Beth serves on the Board for the Lansing Chapter of the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA).

Dawn Musser - Senior Administrative Assistant

Phone: (989) 774-7082

Dawn joined Internal Audit in June 2011.  Dawn has been with CMU for over 18 years in various departments and capacities on campus.      

Tom Rodriguez - Student

Tom joined Internal Audit as a student/intern in January of 2015.  He is an accounting major and is graduating in December 2015.  After graduation he plans on continuing his education and obtaining a CPA license.  In his free time, he enjoys watching and playing football, basketball, baseball, and hockey.

Internal Audit is involved in various professional organizations:

Internal Audit supports the Lansing Chapter of the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA). We attend their chapter meetings and annual seminar to learn about topics related to internal auditing.


CMU is a member of the Association of College and University Auditors (ACUA), an international professional organization dedicated to the practice of internal auditing in higher education.


CMU is a member of The Americas' SAP Users' Group (ASUG), an independent, not-for-profit organization of SAP customer companies and eligible third-party vendors and consultants. Internal Audit attended the 2008 ASUG conference and is a member of the internal controls and security process group.



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