Audits- Tompkins Cortland Community College

Vaughn Golden filed this request with the Department of Education, Office of the Inspector General of the United States of America.

It is a clone of this request.

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18-00757-F

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From: Vaughn Golden

To Whom It May Concern:

This is a request under the Freedom of Information Act. I hereby request the following records:

Audit reports from annual compliance audits of Tompkins Cortland Community College (also known as TCCC or TC3), (Ithaca, NY) from the years 2007 to present.

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.

In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 20 business days, as the statute requires.

Sincerely,

Vaughn Golden

From: Department of Education, Office of the Inspector General

Good morning,

Your FOIA requests were received by US Department of ED. Your emails wound up in the "junk mail" folder, but I am processing your requests now. I will send a follow-up shortly. I received your requests for Audit Reports from annual compliance audits of Tompkins Cortland Community College, Ithaca College, and Cornell College, from 2007 to present.
Thanks,

Alexis Chancellor, Esq.
Government Information Specialist
U.S. Department of Education
Office of the Inspector General
400 Maryland Avenue, SW
Washington, DC 20202-1500
(202) 245-6564

From: Vaughn Golden

Hi Alexis,

Thanks for the heads up. Just checking that the other two requests for audits at Ithaca College and Cornell University are currently being processed as well? They all should've arrived around the same time.

Regards,
Vaughn Golden

From: Department of Education, Office of the Inspector General

Good afternoon,

Enclosed is the response to your FOIA request, 18-00757-F. If you have any questions, please contact me at the number below.

Sincerely,

Alexis Chancellor
Government Information Specialist
U.S. Department of Education
Office of the Inspector General
400 Maryland Avenue, SW
Washington, DC 20202-1500
(202) 245-6564

From: Department of Education, Office of the Inspector General

This is the Department's acknowledgment of your request for information pursuant to the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), 5 U.S.C. § 552. Your request was forwarded to the primary responsible office(s) for action.
Any future correspondence or questions regarding your request, please contact the FOIA Public Liaison at 202-401-8365 or
EDFOIAManager@ed.gov

  • Department of Education FOIA Acknowledgment Letter 18-00757-F

From: Department of Education, Office of the Inspector General

Dear Mr. Golden:

Federal Student Aid is in receipt of your FOIA request submitted to the Department of Education. In an effort to provide you the records you are seeking, we are contacting you to clarify your request. In particular, your request sought audit reports from annual compliance audits of Thompkins Community College, Ithaca College, and Cornell University. (Date Range for Record Search: From 01/01/2007 To 01/09/2018).

Pursuant to 5 U.S. C. § 552 of the Freedom of Information Act, a request must be reasonably described. To more efficiently process your request, please verify the address of the schools you are requesting information. Additionally, confirm whether you are seeking audit reports or the Final Audit Determination issued by the Department of Education.

We will place your request on hold for ten (10) business days, from the date of this communication until clarification is provided, as required under the FOIA.

Best,

Lori K. Bowden
Lori K. Bowden | Government Information Specialist | Communications and Outreach
Federal Student Aid
830 First Street NE, Washington, DC 20202
P: (202) 377-3756 | Lori.Bowden@ed.gov<mailto:Lori.Bowden@ed.gov>

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From: Vaughn Golden

Hi Lori,

I'm looking for the audit reports as conducted under these guidelines: https://ifap.ed.gov/fsahandbook/attachments/1516FSAHbkVol2Ch4.pdf

I'll also amend the request to only search for audits from the years 2012-2017.

The colleges I'm looking for are as follows:

Ithaca College
953 Danby Road, Ithaca, NY 14850

Tompkins Cortland Community College (Please note Mr. Chancellor from OIG spelled "Tompkins" incorrectly in his correspondence.)
170 Tompkins Cortland Community College, Dryden, NY 13053

Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14850

Please let me know if you have any additional questions and need further clarification.

Regards,
Vaughn Golden

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