Report 2013-124 Recommendation 29 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 #29 To: University of California, Los Angeles

To ensure compliance with federal law and guidance, all universities should review their educational programs for incoming students and employees and modify them as needed, as outlined in the Reauthorization Act and the 2014 guidance issued by the OCR.

1-Year Agency Response

The Title IX Coordinator reviews all training materials and works with campus counsel to ensure that Prevention Education programs are compliant with relevant laws and requirements (e.g., Violence Against Women Act ("VAWA")). In addition, the President's Task Force has developed "core concepts" for initial, ongoing and targeted training. The Prevention Education Steering Committee, working with Title IX Coordinator, will ensure prevention education covers these core concepts.

  • Completion Date: May 2015
  • Response Date: June 2015

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


6-Month Agency Response

All training programs have been updated and modified to reflect changes in federal law and the 2014 guidance issued by the OCR, including reporting responsibilities and information required under the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA).

Additionally, current educational programs for incoming students and employees will be reviewed system wide during phase two of the Task Force for Preventing and Responding to Sexual Violence and Sexual Assault.

  • Estimated Completion Date: July 2015
  • Response Date: December 2014

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


60-Day Agency Response

All training programs have been updated and modified to reflect changes in federal law and the 2014 guidance issued by the OCR, including reporting responsibilities and information required under the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA).

Additionally, current educational programs for incoming students and employees will be reviewed system wide during phase two of the Task Force for Preventing and Responding to Sexual Violence and Sexual Assault.

  • Estimated Completion Date: Spring 2015
  • 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.


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