Report 2013-124 Recommendation 15 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 #15 To: San Diego, California State University

To help ensure that athletic coaches handle incidents of sexual harassment and sexual violence appropriately, all universities should provide supplemental training on sexual harassment and sexual violence, including sexual assault, annually for all athletic coaches.

6-Month Agency Response

The Title IX Coordinator provided in-person training to all Athletics Department staff, including athletic coaches, on September 8, 2014. In addition, a follow-up email was sent to all Athletics Department staff, including coaches, attaching the Powerpoint presentation, the annual notification, and a guidance document, on September 12, 2014. Similar training will recur annually.

  • Completion Date: September 2014
  • Response Date: December 2014

California State Auditor's Assessment of 6-Month Status: Fully Implemented

60-Day Agency Response

Pursuant to the recommendation, SDSU will provide supplemental sexual harassment and sexual assault training annually to all athletic coaches.

Training for coaches and Athletics personnel will be completed by September 30, 2014.

  • Estimated Completion Date: October 2014
  • Response Date: August 2014

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

All Recommendations in 2013-124

Agency responses received are posted verbatim.