Napolitano discusses UCOP audit controversy with student press

May 8, 2017

UC President Janet Napolitano hosted a joint interview Friday afternoon with student journalists from across the UC campuses and UC Student Association President Ralph Washington Jr. The students and Washington asked questions regarding the recently released UC Office of the President audit, and Napolitano's subsequent apologetic response.

After an opening statement by Napolitano, each reporter and Washington were able to ask two questions. Napolitano began by stating that her office will be accepting all of the recommendations in the audit, with the exception of one.

"The exception is the recommendation that the legislature directly appropriate the budget of the Office of the President," Napolitano said.

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