Report 2017-102 Recommendation 7 Responses

Report 2017-102: California Community Colleges: The Colleges Reviewed Are Not Adequately Monitoring Services for Technology Accessibility, and Districts and Colleges Should Formalize Procedures for Upgrading Technology (Release Date: December 2017)

Recommendation #7 To: Community Colleges Chancellor's Office

To assist all community colleges in increasing transparency of their shared governance decision-making processes, by September 2018, the Chancellor's Office should issue guidance to the community colleges on establishing procedures to document the attendees, input received, and agreements reached during department meetings, including those to consider technology equipment requests.

60-Day Agency Response

To implement this recommendation the Chancellor's Office will consider engaging an ad hoc workgroup comprised of Consultation Council members to develop a set of guidelines that would be adopted by the Board of Governors and distributed to colleges. These guidelines would explained in a series of webinars and conference presentations as well as being posted on the Chancellor's Office website. This recommendation needs to be vetted in the Chancellor's Cabinet and implemented at the executive level.

  • Estimated Completion Date: September 2018
  • Response Date: February 2018

California State Auditor's Assessment of 60-Day Status: Pending

All Recommendations in 2017-102

Agency responses received are posted verbatim.