2018 Oklahoma Statutes
Title 70. Schools
§70-4418. Board of Regents of Western Oklahoma State College.

Universal Citation: 70 OK Stat § 70-4418 (2018)

The State Regents for Higher Education upon said finding of need and feasibility as provided in Section 4417 of this title are directed to negotiate with the Board of the now existing Altus Community College and make all appropriate arrangements for the conversion of this institution to a state junior college, including the continued use of existing facilities, faculty and other resources for the period of time necessary to achieve the conversion, and to maintain and operate the college during the transition period. After the conversion has been fully accomplished by the State Regents, a governing board composed of seven (7) members to serve seven-year overlapping terms and to be known as the Board of Regents of Western Oklahoma State College shall be created to be appointed by the Governor by and with the advice and consent of the Senate, which board shall have the same powers and duties as the Board of Regents of Tulsa Community College, set out in Section 4413 of this title. No more than four members of Advisory Board shall be residents of any one county involved.

Added by Laws 1969, c. 295, § 3, emerg. eff. May 7, 1969. Amended by Laws 1974, c. 16, § 4; Laws 1996, c. 276, § 8, emerg. eff. May 30, 1996.

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