Report 2016-130 Recommendation 41 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 #41 To: University of California

To ensure that its spending aligns with the needs of its stakeholders, including campuses and students, by April 2020 the Office of the President should reallocate funds from the review of systemwide and presidential initiatives, as well as any administrative cost savings, to campuses.

1-Year Agency Response

Implementation of this recommendation will be dependent on actions taken in response to the April 2019 recommendations.

  • Estimated Completion Date: April 2020
  • Response Date: April 2018

California State Auditor's Assessment of 1-Year Status: Pending

The status of this recommendation is pending the Office of the President's implementation of our systemwide initiative and presidential initiative recommendations due April 2019 and April 2020.


6-Month Agency Response

Implementation of this recommendation will be dependent on actions taken in response to the April 2018 and 2019 recommendations.

The Executive Budget Committee, consistent with its charter, will continue to serve in its campus-input role of making recommendations on resource allocations.

  • Estimated Completion Date: April 2020
  • Response Date: October 2017

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

The status of this recommendation is pending the Office of the President's implementation of our systemwide initiative and presidential initiative recommendations due April 2018 and April 2019.


60-Day Agency Response

Implementation of this recommendation is dependent on actions taken in response to the April 2018 recommendations.

The systemwide and Presidential initiatives work group will develop reporting to enable transparency. The work group will publish reports their results. Potential reallocations to the campuses will be included as applicable.

  • Estimated Completion Date: April 2020
  • Response Date: June 2017

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

The status of this recommendation is pending the Office of the President's implementation of our systemwide initiative and presidential initiative recommendations due April 2018 and April 2019.


All Recommendations in 2016-130

Agency responses received are posted verbatim.