Report 2007-102.2 Recommendation 6 Responses

Report 2007-102.2: California State University: It Is Inconsistent in Considering Diversity When Hiring Professors, Management Personnel, Presidents, and System Executives (Release Date: December 2007)

Recommendation #6 To: University, California State

To broaden the perspective of the committees and increase the reach of the search for presidential positions, the university should develop policies regarding the diversity of the trustees committee and the advisory committee and consider alternatives on the manner in which to increase committee diversity.

Annual Follow-Up Agency Response From October 2013

As explained in past responses, it remains the position of the CSU that because the composition of the Board of Trustees is determined by the governor, the CSU administration will likely never be in a position to fully implement this recommendation through a policy change. The Trustees are mindful of the importance of diverse search committees and make efforts to achieve such diversity within the existing composition of the Board.

California State Auditor's Assessment of Annual Follow-Up Status: Will Not Implement


Annual Follow-Up Agency Response From December 2010

As explained in past responses, it remains the position of the CSU that because the composition of the Board of Trustees is determined by the governor, the CSU administration will likely never be in a position to fully implement this recommendation through a policy change. The Trustees are mindful of the importance of diverse search committees and make efforts to achieve such diversity within the existing composition of the Board.

California State Auditor's Assessment of Annual Follow-Up Status: Will Not Implement


All Recommendations in 2007-102.2

Agency responses received after June 2013 are posted verbatim.


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