Beth Buse named internal auditor at MnSCU

Posted: June 16, 2010

Contact: Doug Anderson, doug.anderson@so.mnscu.edu, 651-201-1426

The Board of Trustees for the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system today appointed Beth H. Buse as the executive director of internal auditing.

Buse, 45, has been deputy director of internal auditing for the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system since 1998. Previously, she was senior system development auditor for Norwest Audit Services and audit director of the Minnesota Office of the Legislative Auditor.

“I am confident that Beth Buse will continue the outstanding work that has been done in the internal auditing office,” said Scott Thiss, chair of the board’s Audit Committee.

Board Chair David Olson said: “This is a critical position that is key to helping the Board of Trustees maintain a high level of integrity with the public and policymakers.”

She holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting from St. Cloud State University and is a
certified public accountant, a certified information system auditor and a certified internal auditor.

Buse said: “I am honored to be appointed to this position and look forward to maintaining the high standards established by my predecessor, John Asmussen.” She replaces Asmussen, who is retiring. The appointment becomes effective July 21.


Minnesota's 31 state community and technical colleges, and universities serve more than 430,000 students across the state.