- 1993-2017 (Creation)
Level of description
Content and Structure
Scope and content
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling
This material has been appraised in line with Glasgow School of Art Archives and Collections standard procedures. Duplicate minutes, duplicate papers, reports, agendas, and purely administrative documents such as invitations to meetings have been removed.
Annual Reports and Accounts, draft copies, have been removed from the meeting papers. Annual Reports and Accounts can be found at GSAA/GOV/1.
Rachael Jones, Assistant Archivist: Cataloguing, 2017-2019.
System of arrangement
Minutes of Audit Committee meetings from 2003 onwards will be found amongst the papers of the next Audit Committee meeting, during which they were approved e.g. Minutes for the Audit Committee meeting of 29 May 2003 will be found within the papers for the meeting of 12 Sep 2003.
Name of creator
The Audit Committee was established on 13 Sep 1993 at a meeting of the Chairman's Committee, as part of the School's compliance with the Code of Audit Practice issued by the Scottish Higher Education Funding Council (SHEFC) in April 1993.
The Audit Committee's Terms of Reference include undertaking, on behalf of the Board, a regular review of the School's Internal Audit, making recommendations as to the Internal Audit Plan, advising on the appointment of External Auditors, and holding meetings with the External Auditor on behalf of the Board to discuss the annual Audit report. The first meeting of the Audit Committee was 28 Feb 1994.
Physical Description and Conditions of Use
Conditions governing access
Minutes over 30 years old are available for public consultation. Permission from the board of governors is needed for access to those which are less than 30 years old.
Records containing sensitive information about individuals have been collected into separate folders that will be closed for 75 years, in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998.