2017 New Jersey Revised Statutes
TITLE 18A - EDUCATION
Section 18A:72F-3 - Definitions relative to minority faculty advancement.

18A:72F-3 Definitions relative to minority faculty advancement.

3. As used in this act:

a. "Eligible discipline" means an academic discipline in which minority individuals are underrepresented as determined by the Commission on Higher Education in consultation with the Board of Directors of the Educational Opportunity Fund and the New Jersey Presidents' Council.

b. "Faculty member" means any person employed full-time by a New Jersey college or university to perform primarily teaching, research, or administrative duties for 10 or more months per academic year.

c. "Minority" means any person who is a member of a racial-ethnic group that has been historically disadvantaged in obtaining access to equal educational opportunities.

d. "Program" means the Minority Faculty Advancement Program created pursuant to this act.

e. (Deleted by amendment, P.L.1999, c.46.)

f. "Eligible student participant" means a minority student enrolled in a doctoral degree program in an eligible discipline, as defined in this section, at any New Jersey college or university that qualifies for and agrees to participate in the program.

g. "New Jersey college or university" means any public or independent institution of higher education in the State licensed by the New Jersey Commission on Higher Education.

L.1984,c.189,s.3; amended 1994, c.48, s.272; 1999, c.46, s.54.

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