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


All Recommendations in 2016-130