|VA||Signed into law 03/2012||Postsec.||Higher Educational Institutions; Indemnification Agreements|
Provides that no Virginia public institution of higher education shall be authorized to enter into an indemnification agreement to indemnify...
|SD||Signed into law 02/2012||Postsec.||Postsecondary Institution Authorization|
Provides that no postsecondary institution may provide educational programs at physical locations in the state unless it has been issued a c...
|SC||Signed into law 08/2011||Postsec.||The South Carolina Higher Education Efficiency & Administrative Policies Act of 2011|
Transparency and Efficiency
Requires each public institution of higher learning to maintain a transaction register that includes a complete...
|Western Governors University Texas|
Executive Order RP75
Expresses the state's commitment to Western Governors University (WGU) and its establishment of WGU Texas. Directs all agencies and official...
|FL||Signed into law 06/2011||Postsec.||Higher Education Coordinating Council/Articulation Coordinating Committee/Various Postsecondary Provisions|
Establishes the Higher Education Coordinating Council and directs the council to make recommendations on: (1) The primary core mission of pu...
|TX||Signed into law 06/2011||Postsec.||Security-Sensitive Positions and Criminal Background Checks|
Amends definition of "security-sensitive position" to include any employee who has access to (1) another person's personal information or id...
|OR||Signed into law 06/2011||Postsec.||Postsecondary Degree Granting|
Directs Office of Degree Authorization (ODA) to issue separate license to issue degrees to schools that meet exemption requirements. Effecti...
|LA||Adopted 06/2011||Postsec.||Study of Higher Education Institutions|
Urges and requests the Board of Regents to study the provision of public postsecondary educational opportunities, to establish the appropria...
|LA||Adopted 06/2011||Postsec.||Shared Vision for Higher Education in Louisiana|
Urges the Louisiana Board of Regents to aggressively and fully implement its previously established admission standards, those standards the...
|MI||Signed into law 06/2011||Postsec.|
|Collaboration Between Community Colleges and Universities/ Transfer Credits|
H.B. 4325 - Postsecondary Provisions
From Legislative Staff Summary: Encourages community colleges to explore ways of increasing collaboration and cooperation with universities...
|ND||Signed into law 05/2011||Postsec.|
|Authorization, Academic or Professional Postsecondary Educational Institution Offering Credentials|
Provides that the State Board for Career and Technical Education may authorize the operation of an academic or professional postsecondary ed...
|VT||Signed into law 05/2011||Postsec.||Postsecondary Institution Approval Process|
Sets the process for approval for any postsecondary school that operates primarily or exclusively in the state of
Vermont. Defines "Postseco...
|NE||Signed into law 05/2011||Postsec.||Postsecondary Institution Act, Dual Enrollment, College Admission Testing in 11th Grade|
Adopts the Postsecondary Institution Act and amend provisions of the Private Postsecondary Career School Act. Sec. 85-961 currently provides...
|WA||Signed into law 05/2011||Postsec.||Expanding Postsecondary Opportunities|
Expanding postsecondary opportunities. Changes the name of the University Center at Everett Community College to the University Center of No...
|WA||Signed into law 04/2011||Postsec.||Research University branches|
Authorizes research universities to develop doctoral degree programs at their branch campuses subject to approval
by the higher education co...
|WA||Signed into law 04/2011||Postsec.||Accelerated Degree Programs|
Relating to an accelerated baccalaureate degree program. State universities, regional universities and the Evergreen State College may devel...
|CO||Signed into law 04/2011||Postsec.|
|Postsecondary Campus Safety|
Clarifies the information sharing by higher education institution police to various individuals and entities regarding campus safety and inc...
|VA||Signed into law 04/2011||Postsec.||Commonwealth Research Commercialization Fund|
S.B. 1485/H.B. 2324
Expands the Commonwealth Research Commercialization Fund to allow for awards from the fund to be used to encourage commercialization and to ...
|FL||Signed into law 03/2011||Postsec.|
|Florida College System Institution|
Substitutes the term ''Florida College System Institution" for the terms ''Florida college," ''community college," and ''junior college" whe...
|AR||Signed into law 03/2011||Postsec.|
|Obtaining Student Consent Form|
Requires institutions of higher education to make a good faith effort to obtain the student consent form and collect and report the data req...
|CT||Signed into law 05/2010||Postsec.|
|Alignment of Postsecondary Education and Employment in the Green Industry|
Requires higher education institutions in Connecticut to publicize green technology initiatives in higher education and to collaborate in fu...
|MA||Signed into law 01/2010||Postsec.||Creating New State Universty System|
Creates a state university system for nine current state colleges. Six state colleges will be renamed as Bridgewater State University, Fitch...