Report 2012-113 Recommendation 15 Responses

Report 2012-113: California State University's Extended Education: It Is Unclear Whether Supplanting Occurred, and Campuses Did Not Always Document Their Adherence to Laws, Policies, and Procedures (Release Date: December 2013)

Recommendation #15 To: Long Beach, California State University

To ensure that it sets self-supported fees for extended education in accordance with state law and Executive Order 1054, CSU Long Beach should immediately take the following action: revise its student fee policy to include its revised methodology for calculating the direct allocation component of the fee and its procedure for applying the established program reinvestment allocation percentage to the individual fees it sets for each self-supported extended education program.

Agency Response*

The statement of revenue and expenditures now follow the revised methodology as described in the response to Recommendation #9 and demonstrated for the Engineering Degree Completion program for Electrical Engineering in Recommendation #8. The student fee policy was revised and submitted previously in response to recommendation #14.

Supporting Documentation: Attachments A and B

  • Response Type†: 1-Year
  • Completion Date: December 2014
  • Response Date: December 2014

California State Auditor's Assessment of Status: Fully Implemented


Agency Response*

The College of Continuing and Professional Education is reviewing the methodology with the CSU Long Beach management to ensure all appropriate direct and indirect costs are covered.

  • Response Type†: 6-Month
  • Estimated Completion Date: December 10, 2014
  • Response Date: June 2014

California State Auditor's Assessment of Status: Partially Implemented


Agency Response*

The methodology for calculating the direct allocation component and establishing a reinvestment allocation percentage are under development. The models developed to date are under consideration to ensure accuracy and reasonableness before selection and implementation.

  • Response Type†: 60-Day
  • Estimated Completion Date: June 1, 2014
  • Response Date: February 2014

California State Auditor's Assessment of Status: Partially Implemented


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†Response Type refers to the interval in which the auditee is providing the State Auditor with their status in implementing recommendations made in an audit report. Auditees must submit a response regarding their progress in implementing recommendations from our reports at three intervals from the release of the report: 60 days, six months, and one year or subsequent to one year.

*Agency responses received after June 2013 are posted verbatim.


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