Report 2013-124 Recommendation 32 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 #32 To: University of California, Berkeley

To comply with state law, all universities must ensure the appropriate distribution of their written policy on sexual harassment to all university employees at the beginning of every academic year.

Agency Response*

A campus-wide memo distributing the policy to all faculty, staff and students was sent on October 20, 2014. Text from the memo can be found here: https://calmessages.berkeley.edu/archives/message/36748

  • Response Type†: 6-Month
  • Completion Date: October 2014
  • Response Date: December 2014

California State Auditor's Assessment of Status: Fully Implemented


Agency Response*

Policy will be distributed to campus via email from the Chancellor at the beginning of Fall 2014 term, and then annually going forward. Additionally, campus will launch a public awareness campaign on sexual violence targeted to undergraduate students at the beginning of the 2014-15 school year. Posters, flyers and other materials will refer students to survivorsupport.berkeley.edu for information, policies and resources.

  • Response Type†: 60-Day
  • Estimated Completion Date: Fall 2014
  • 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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