Report 2016-130 Recommendation Responses
Report 2016-130: The University of California Office of the President: It Failed to Disclose Tens of Millions in Surplus Funds, and Its Budget Practices Are Misleading (Release Date: April 2017)
Recommendation for Legislative Action
To ensure that the Office of the President's actions align with the university's primary mission, the Legislature should do the following:
From the funds appropriated, require the regents to contract with an independent third party that can assist the regents in monitoring the three-year corrective action plan for the Office of the President. The Legislature should hold annual hearings that include a status report by the independent third party regarding the Office of the President's progress, challenges, and barriers to success in implementing the three-year corrective action plan.
Description of Legislative Action
Legislation was not introduced to address this recommendation; however the Office of the President entered into a contract with an independent third party to assist in monitoring the three-year corrective action plan.
- Legislative Action Current As-of: November 2017
California State Auditor's Assessment of 6-Month Status: No Longer Necessary
No Longer Necessary