ERIC Number: ED358796
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1993-Jun
Reference Count: N/A
The Degree Authorization Act. Statutes and Policies Pertaining to Authorization To Operate as a Postsecondary Education Institution and To Award Credits and Degrees in Colorado.
Colorado Commission on Higher Education, Denver.
This document includes both the current Colorado statutes and the Colorado Commission on Higher Education policies defining the types of postsecondary educational institutions authorized to award credits and degrees, conduct business, or maintain a place of business in the state. Revised statutes cover the following: the legislative declaration, definitions as used in the article, restrictions on the awarding of degrees, the notification and deposit of records upon discontinuance of operations, parties responsible for the administration of article-injunctive proceedings, and punishment for violations. Most of the document present the policies of the Commission which are detailed under the following sections: (1) Introduction; (2) Registration and Authorization; (3) Criteria; (4) Procedures for Review of Accreditation Status, Private College or University; (5) Notification of Institution--Authorization and Termination of State Authorization; and (6) Notification and Deposit of Records Upon Discontinuance of a Program or Institution. The appendix provides "Uniform Information on Programs Offered Via Telecommunications." (GLR)
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Colorado Commission on Higher Education, Denver.
Identifiers - Location: Colorado