senate Bill S3294

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Authorizes establishment of a SUNY internet-based college

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Jan 04, 2012 referred to higher education
Feb 15, 2011 referred to higher education


S3294 - Details

Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง352, Ed L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:

S3294 - Summary

Authorizes establishment of a SUNY internet-based college.

S3294 - Sponsor Memo

S3294 - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K


                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 15, 2011

Introduced  by  Sens. DeFRANCISCO, LARKIN, RANZENHOFER -- read twice and
  ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on
  Higher Education

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  education  law, in relation to providing for an
  internet-based college within the state university of New York system;
  and to authorize the trustees of the state university of New  York  to
  establish a four-year SUNY internet-based college


  Section 1. Subdivision 3 of section  352  of  the  education  law,  as
amended  by  chapter  552  of  the  laws  of 1985, is amended to read as
  3. The state university shall consist of the four  university  centers
at  Albany, Binghamton, Buffalo and Stony Brook, the designated colleges
of arts and sciences at Brockport, Buffalo, Cortland, Fredonia, Geneseo,
New Paltz, Old  Westbury,  Oneonta,  Oswego,  Plattsburgh,  Potsdam  and
Purchase,  empire state college, the agricultural and technical colleges
at Alfred, Canton, Cobleskill, Delhi, Farmingdale and Morrisville, down-
state medical center, upstate medical center, the college of  optometry,
the college of environmental science and forestry, maritime college, the
college  of technology at Utica/Rome, the statutory or contract colleges
at Cornell university and Alfred university, THE INTERNET-BASED COLLEGE,
and such  additional  universities,  colleges  and  other  institutions,
facilities  and  research  centers  as  have  been  or  hereafter may be
acquired, established, operated or contracted to  be  operated  for  the
state by the state university trustees.
  S  2.  (a) The trustees of the state university of New York are hereby
authorized and directed to immediately take all actions  to  create  and
establish  within the state university system, and subject to the juris-
diction of such board of trustees, an internet-based college as a  four-
year state university of New York available solely online.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.


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