Report 2013-124 Recommendation 60 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 #60 To: Chico, California State University

All universities should provide regular updates on the status of their investigations to students filing or responding to complaints. Additionally, the universities should notify the students of the resolution of the complaints. To demonstrate that they took these actions, the universities should maintain appropriate records.

Agency Response*

CSU, Chico has developed case management tools that will assist Investigators in monitoring complaint timelines, including target dates for issuing status notifications and notices of complaint resolution. Template status update letters have been developed and are in use.

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

California State Auditor's Assessment of Status: Fully Implemented


Agency Response*

CSU, Chico has developed case management tools that will assist Investigators to facilitate monitoring of complaint timelines, including target dates for issuing status notifications and notice of complaint resolution. Template status update letters are being developed and their use is anticipated in early 2015.

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

California State Auditor's Assessment of Status: Partially Implemented


Agency Response*

CSU, Chico is developing case management tools that will assist Investigators to facilitate monitoring of complaint timelines, including target dates for issuing status notifications and notice of complaint resolution. Development of these resources will continue through the fall, with implementation targeted for early 2015.

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

California State Auditor's Assessment of Status: Pending


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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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