2017 Wisconsin Statutes & Annotations
Chapter 39. Higher educational agencies and education compacts.
39.28 Powers and duties.

Universal Citation: WI Stat § 39.28 (2017)

39.28 Powers and duties.

(1) The board shall administer the programs under this subchapter and may promulgate such rules as are necessary to carry out its functions. The board may accept and use any funds which it receives from participating institutions, lenders or agencies. The board may enter into such contracts as are necessary to carry out its functions under this subchapter.

(2) The board shall establish plans to be administered by the board for participation by this state under any federal acts relating to higher education and submit them to the U.S. secretary of education for the secretary's approval. The board may utilize such criteria for determination of priorities, participation or purpose as are delineated in the federal acts.


(a) In its biennial report under s. 15.04 (1) (d), the board also shall include recommendations for improvement of the state's student financial aid programs.

(b) On January 1 and July 1, the board shall report to the joint committee on finance and the joint legislative audit committee on the board's loan collection activities and efforts to develop collection policies to improve program performance through changes in data processing and program review.

(4) The board may assign, sell, convey or repurchase student loans made under s. 39.32 subject to prior approval by the joint committee on finance.

(6) The board may not provide any state financial assistance under this subchapter to any person during the period that the person is required to register with the selective service system under 50 USC, Appendix, sections 451 to 473 if the person has not so registered.

History: 1971 c. 125, 211; 1973 c. 90; 1975 c. 198, 224; 1977 c. 29; 1977 c. 196 s. 131; 1977 c. 418; 1981 c. 20; 1983 a. 27; 1985 a. 332 s. 251 (3); 1989 a. 31, 56; 1991 a. 316; 1995 a. 27; 1997 a. 27; 2001 a. 16.

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