Report 2010-105 Recommendation 2 Responses

Report 2010-105: University of California: Although the University Maintains Extensive Financial Records, It Should Provide Additional Information to Improve Public Understanding of Its Operations (Release Date: July 2011)

Recommendation #2 To: University of California

To help improve accountability in the university's budget process, and to help minimize the risk of unfair damage to its reputation, the university should take additional steps to increase the transparency of its budget process. Specifically, the Office of the President should continue to implement the proposed revisions to its budget process.

1-Year Agency Response

The university stated that it has implemented proposed revisions to its budget process for fiscal year 2011-12. Specifically, it stated that these changes resulted in individual campuses retaining all student tuition and fee revenue, all research indirect cost recovery funds, and all other campus-generated funds. (See 2013-406, p. 100)

  • Response Date: July 2012

California State Auditor's Assessment of 1-Year Status: Fully Implemented

All Recommendations in 2010-105

Agency responses received after June 2013 are posted verbatim.