Report 2007-102.2 Recommendation 7 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 #7 To: University, California State

To ensure that it is conducting inclusive and consistent advertising to obtain as diverse an applicant pool as possible, the university should require broad-based advertising, including publications primarily with women or minority audiences, for all presidential and system executive positions.

Annual Follow-Up Agency Response From January 2010

Use of broad advertising sources for executive position recruitments was implemented in January 2008. The search for president of San Josť State University, initiated in January 2008, included advertising in Diverse Issues in Higher Education, Hispanic Outlook, and Women in Higher Education as well as the Chronicle of Higher Education, Inside Higher Education, and Science. (2009-041, p. 45)

California State Auditor's Assessment of Annual Follow-Up Status: Fully Implemented


All Recommendations in 2007-102.2

Agency responses received after June 2013 are posted verbatim.