Report 2010-105 Recommendation 6 Responses

Report 2010-105: University of California: Although the University Maintains Extensive Financial Records, It Should Provide Additional Information to Improve Public Understanding of Its Operations (Release Date: July 2011)

Recommendation #6 To: University of California

To ensure that the campus financial information published by the Office of the President can be better evaluated by interested stakeholders, the university should disclose instances in which campuses subsidize auxiliary enterprises with revenues from other funding sources and should disclose the sources of that funding.

Agency Response*

This information is posted on the following website: http://www.ucop.edu/financial-accounting/financial-reports/university-auxiliary-support/index.html

  • Response Type†: Annual Follow Up
  • Completion Date: April 2013
  • Response Date: October 2013

California State Auditor's Assessment of Status: Fully Implemented

The university has posted to its website a report that shows, by campus, the different auxiliary enterprises that have been subsidized and what funding source was used to subsidize each auxiliary enterprise. Currently the website only presents information for fiscal year 2011-12, but we look forward to the university regularly updating this information to reflect subsequent fiscal years.


Agency Response*

We developed a model for collecting this data and will be collecting the data for the year ending June 30, 2012. We expect to publish the data by 12/31/2012.

  • Response Type†: Annual Follow Up
  • Estimated Completion Date: December 2012
  • Response Date: October 2012

California State Auditor's Assessment of Status: Not Fully Implemented


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†Response Type refers to the interval in which the auditee is providing the State Auditor with their status in implementing recommendations made in an audit report. Auditees must submit a response regarding their progress in implementing recommendations from our reports at three intervals from the release of the report: 60 days, six months, and one year or subsequent to one year.

*Agency responses received after June 2013 are posted verbatim.


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