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76-213. Powers and authority of board of regents; regarding the Kansas state university polytechnic campus. (a) The state board of regents has and may exercise the following powers and authority:

(1) To determine the programs of technical education and other programs which shall be offered and the certificates of completion of courses or curriculum and degrees which may be granted by the Kansas state university polytechnic campus;

(2) to acquire any land and buildings formerly comprising any part of what is commonly known as Schilling air force base, Salina, Kansas, by gift, purchase, lease, contract, or otherwise, from the United States government or any of its agencies or from the city of Salina or any of its agencies and to grant such assurances as may be appropriate to the acquisition and utilization of any such land and buildings;

(3) to use the proceeds of the retailers' sales tax levied by the city of Salina for purposes benefiting the Kansas state university polytechnic campus, which purposes shall include, but not by way of limitation, site preparation, buildings, campus improvements, equipment, and the financing of capital improvements; and

(4) to do all things necessary and appropriate to effectuate the orderly and timely merger of the Kansas college of technology with the Kansas state university of agriculture and applied science.

(b) As used in this section, the term "technical education" means vocational or technical education and training or retraining which is given at Kansas state university polytechnic campus, and which is conducted as a program of education designed to educate and train individuals as technicians in recognized fields. Programs of technical education include, but not by way of limitation, aeronautical technology inclusive of professional pilot training, construction technology, drafting and design technology, electrical technology, electronic technology, mechanical technology, automatic data processing and computer technology, industrial technology, metals technology, safety technology, tool design technology, cost control technology, surveying technology, industrial production technology, sales service technology, industrial writing technology, communications technology, chemical control technology, quality control technology and such additional programs of technical education which may be specified from time to time by the board of regents.

History: L. 1965, ch. 422, § 7; L. 1968, ch. 237, § 5; L. 1976, ch. 312, § 5; L. 1977, ch. 237, § 7; L. 1988, ch. 297, § 6; L. 1991, ch. 272, § 2; L. 2016, ch. 5, § 5; July 1.

2020. Powered by KLISS. Rendered: 2020-05-28T17:25:53. Head Rev No: 634174