ERIC Number: ED065100
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1972-May
Reference Count: 0
Higher Education in the States, v3, n4.
Education Commission of the States, Denver, CO.
This document contains a summary table of the statutes, amendments, and constitutional provisions in the 50 states forming the legal bases for the establishment of educational corporations and private postsecondary institutions. The major portion of the legal bases concern 2- and 4-year degree-granting institutions and nonprofit corporations. The summary table includes 12 areas of concern and, because of the number and lengths of these areas, has been divided into 2 parts as follows: Part 1 contains (1) provisions for the incorporation or chartering of corporations and/or institutions; (2) provisions concerning licensure, accreditation, certification, or permission at the state level; (3) descriptions of the types of postsecondary institutions included in the statutory provisions; (4) provisions for restricting or prohibiting certain titles such as college or university; (5) regulation or authorization for the granting of degrees; and (6) provisions for the development and maintenance of standards, rules, and regulations; Part 2 contains: (7) provisions for certain financial requirements before a corporation or institution is chartered, established, or operated; (8) provisions for evaluations, review, investigations, etc.; (9) provisions covering out-of-state schools for operation in another state or correspondence courses; (10) any penalties or descriptions of offenses or violations of statutes; (11) institutions or areas excepted from the statute cited; and (12) miscellaneous areas of concern. (Author/HS)
Descriptors: College Planning, Colleges, Educational Administration, Educational Development, Governance, Higher Education, Institutional Administration, Legal Problems
Higher Education Services, Education Commission of the States, 1860 Lincoln Street, Suite 300, Denver, Colorado 80203
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Education Commission of the States, Denver, CO.