Report I2007-1158 Recommendation 1 Responses
Report I2007-1158: California State University, Chancellor's Office: Failure to Follow Reimbursement Policies Resulted in Improper and Wasteful Expenditures (Release Date: December 2009)
Case Number I2007-1158
Recommendation #1 To: University, California State
The university should revise its travel policy to establish defined maximum limits for reimbursing the costs of lodging and to establish controls that allow for exceptions to such limits only under specific circumstances.
Agency Response From April 2013
Effective April 1, 2013, the university revised its travel policy to establish a maximum limit for reimbursing the costs of lodging. The revised policy also established that exceptions to the lodging cost limit must be requested and approved in advance in accordance with the university's process for handling exceptions and individual campus approval processes.
California State Auditor's Assessment of Status: Fully Implemented
Agency Response From September 2012
The university drafted a policy establishing a maximum limit for reimbursing the cost of lodging. It will be included within the university's system-wide travel policy. The policy will be finalized in consultation with campus leadership and will be broadly communicated when finalized.