Report 2012-113 Recommendation 15 Responses

Report 2012-113: California State University's Extended Education: It Is Unclear Whether Supplanting Occurred, and Campuses Did Not Always Document Their Adherence to Laws, Policies, and Procedures (Release Date: December 2013)

Recommendation #15 To: Long Beach, California State University

To ensure that it sets self-supported fees for extended education in accordance with state law and Executive Order 1054, CSU Long Beach should immediately take the following action: revise its student fee policy to include its revised methodology for calculating the direct allocation component of the fee and its procedure for applying the established program reinvestment allocation percentage to the individual fees it sets for each self-supported extended education program.

1-Year Agency Response

The statement of revenue and expenditures now follow the revised methodology as described in the response to Recommendation #9 and demonstrated for the Engineering Degree Completion program for Electrical Engineering in Recommendation #8. The student fee policy was revised and submitted previously in response to recommendation #14.

Supporting Documentation: Attachments A and B

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

6-Month Agency Response

The College of Continuing and Professional Education is reviewing the methodology with the CSU Long Beach management to ensure all appropriate direct and indirect costs are covered.

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

60-Day Agency Response

The methodology for calculating the direct allocation component and establishing a reinvestment allocation percentage are under development. The models developed to date are under consideration to ensure accuracy and reasonableness before selection and implementation.

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

All Recommendations in 2012-113

Agency responses received are posted verbatim.