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74-3262.Defunct educational institutions; student records; definitions. As used in this act: (a) "Institution of postsecondary education" means any college, university, community college, junior college, technical institute, or the equivalent thereof, which is or was chartered, incorporated or otherwise organized in this state and the main campus of which is or was located in this state.

(b) "Defunct institution of postsecondary education" means any institution of postsecondary education which has made a determination that it should be dissolved or disorganized, or which has been dissolved or disorganized prior to the effective date of this act, or which ceases to award academic degrees or has ceased awarding academic degrees prior to the effective date of this act.

(c) "Successor institution" means an institution of postsecondary education which has custody of all property, records, files and data of a defunct institution of postsecondary education. The term successor institution includes within its meaning any institution of postsecondary education which is defunct because of its cessation of the awarding of academic degrees but which continues in existence under restated and amended articles of incorporation.

(d) "Academic degree" means any associate, bachelor's, first professional, master's, intermediate (specialist), or doctor's degree.

(e) "Student records" means the records, files and data of all students who are in attendance at a defunct institution of postsecondary education at the time of dissolution or disorganization or cessation of the awarding of academic degrees, or who have attended a defunct institution of postsecondary education.

History: L. 1980, ch. 230, § 1; July 1.



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