Report 2013-124 Recommendation 29 Responses

Report 2013-124: Sexual Harassment and Sexual Violence: California Universities Must Better Protect Students by Doing More to Prevent, Respond to, and Resolve Incidents (Release Date: June 2014)

Recommendation #29 To: University of California, Los Angeles

To ensure compliance with federal law and guidance, all universities should review their educational programs for incoming students and employees and modify them as needed, as outlined in the Reauthorization Act and the 2014 guidance issued by the OCR.

Agency Response*

The Title IX Coordinator reviews all training materials and works with campus counsel to ensure that Prevention Education programs are compliant with relevant laws and requirements (e.g., Violence Against Women Act ("VAWA")). In addition, the President's Task Force has developed "core concepts" for initial, ongoing and targeted training. The Prevention Education Steering Committee, working with Title IX Coordinator, will ensure prevention education covers these core concepts.

  • Response Type†: 1-Year
  • Completion Date: May 2015
  • Response Date: June 2015

California State Auditor's Assessment of Status: Fully Implemented


Agency Response*

All training programs have been updated and modified to reflect changes in federal law and the 2014 guidance issued by the OCR, including reporting responsibilities and information required under the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA).

Additionally, current educational programs for incoming students and employees will be reviewed system wide during phase two of the Task Force for Preventing and Responding to Sexual Violence and Sexual Assault.

  • Response Type†: 6-Month
  • Estimated Completion Date: July 2015
  • Response Date: December 2014

California State Auditor's Assessment of Status: Pending


Agency Response*

All training programs have been updated and modified to reflect changes in federal law and the 2014 guidance issued by the OCR, including reporting responsibilities and information required under the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA).

Additionally, current educational programs for incoming students and employees will be reviewed system wide during phase two of the Task Force for Preventing and Responding to Sexual Violence and Sexual Assault.

  • Response Type†: 60-Day
  • Estimated Completion Date: Spring 2015
  • Response Date: August 2014

California State Auditor's Assessment of Status: Pending


All Recommendations in 2013-124

†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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