Report 2012-113 Recommendation 20 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 #20 To: San Jose, California State University

To ensure that it sets self-supported fees for extended education in accordance with state law and Executive Order 1054, San Josť State should immediately take the following action: prepare statements of revenues and expenditures for the programs we discuss in this report, and, if necessary, increase or decrease those programs' future fees to appropriate levels.

1-Year Agency Response

SJSU has completed the preparation of the statements of revenues and expenditures as required in the audit finding. We have emailed to the State Auditor the 2 pro-forma financial statements as requested, along with a cover letter from the Dean of IES detailing the fee setting approach for these programs undertaken by IES in their budget planning this past Summer

For the Medical Product Development Management program, we completed the revenues and expenses statements for the seven years from 2008 to 2015. We calculated the fee for this program and made adjustments to bring it to appropriate level based on the considerations detailed by the Dean of International and Extended Studies.

For the Global Studies Online program, we completed the revenues and expenses statements for the four years from 2010 to 2014. This program has only one remaining student finishing up in the Fall of 2014 and will be discontinued after that.

  • Completion Date: November 2014
  • Response Date: December 2014

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


6-Month Agency Response

Within two weeks, IES will finish the reconstruction of the revenues and expenses pro-forma statements of past programs discussed in the audit report.

  • Estimated Completion Date: 6/19/2014
  • Response Date: June 2014

California State Auditor's Assessment of 6-Month Status: Partially Implemented


60-Day Agency Response

The College of International and Extended Studies is preparing the statements in question and will use the new calculations as basis for future program fees. This project is directly managed by the Interim Associate Dean of The College of International and Extended Studies, to be completed by end of May 2014.

  • Estimated Completion Date: 5/30/2014
  • Response Date: February 2014

California State Auditor's Assessment of 60-Day Status: Partially Implemented


All Recommendations in 2012-113

Agency responses received are posted verbatim.


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