Indiana University-Purdue University Calumet region campus advisory board; appointment of members
Sec. 1. There is hereby created an advisory board for the regional campuses of Indiana University and Purdue University located in the cities of Hammond, Gary and East Chicago. The board shall be known as the Indiana University-Purdue University Calumet region campus advisory board. It shall be composed of five (5) members appointed by the governor. One (1) member shall be a resident of Porter County, one (1) a resident of Newton County, and three (3) members residents of Lake County.
(Formerly: Acts 1969, c.165, s.1.)
Terms of members
Sec. 2. Initially, one (1) member shall be appointed for a one (1) year term, one (1) member for a two (2) year term, one (1) member for a three (3) year term and the remaining two (2) members shall each be appointed for a four (4) year term; thereafter all members shall serve for terms of four (4) years each until their successors are appointed and have qualified.
(Formerly: Acts 1969, c.165, s.2.)
Meetings and recommendations
Sec. 3. The board shall serve in an advisory capacity to the boards of trustees of Indiana University and Purdue University in the operation of the campus or campuses located in the above area. The board shall meet no less than four (4) times each year and shall submit their recommendations in writing to the board of trustees of the University of Indiana and Purdue University.
(Formerly: Acts 1969, c.165, s.3.)
Presiding officers; quorum
Sec. 4. Subsequent to their appointment and upon call of the governor, the board shall meet and elect a president, vice-president, and secretary. The president shall call all required meetings or any other meetings that to him seem advisable and the vice-president shall act as president officer whenever the president is unable to attend. Three (3) members shall constitute a quorum for the transaction of business.
(Formerly: Acts 1969, c.165, s.4.)
Duties of secretary of board
Sec. 5. The secretary of the board shall keep a true and faithful record of all of its proceedings in a suitable book procured by the board for that purpose. He shall make such copies and transcripts of the orders and proceedings of the board as may from time to time be required, and transmit copies of these records to the boards of trustees of Indiana University and Purdue University.
(Formerly: Acts 1969, c.165, s.5.)
Sec. 6. Beginning in 1971, and biennially thereafter, the board shall submit to the boards of trustees of Indiana University and Purdue University its recommendations for a budget covering the operating and other expenses of the respective regional campuses, and the boards of trustees shall submit these respective recommendations to the fiscal officers for the university or universities for their consideration. Nothing in this chapter shall be construed to prohibit Indiana and/or Purdue universities from submitting proposed budgets to the state budget agency for the operation of the regional campuses, but such recommendations made to the budget agency for the operation of the regional campuses shall have affixed the recommendations of the Calumet region campus advisory board.
(Formerly: Acts 1969, c.165, s.6.) As amended by P.L.2-1988, SEC.608.
Diplomas to students at regional campuses
Sec. 7. The boards of trustees of Indiana University and Purdue University or their agents, singly or together, shall grant and confer such degrees in the liberal arts and sciences as are usually granted and conferred in other colleges and universities in America, to the students of above regional campus or campuses, who by their proficiency in learning or other meritorious distinction, may be entitled to the same, and grant to such graduates, diplomas or certificates, under the common seal of the university from which the student completed his course of study, and signed by the faculty to authenticate and perpetuate the memory of such graduation. No attendance at any other campus or campuses shall be required as a condition of the awarding of this diploma or certificate.
(Formerly: Acts 1969, c.165, s.7.)
Time and place of conferring certificate or diploma
Sec. 8. The boards of trustees of Indiana University and Purdue University or their agents, singly or together, shall provide a suitable time and place to confer upon the graduate the certificate or diploma provided for in this chapter; provided, however, that the location chosen for the conferring of such diploma or certificate shall be adjacent to city or cities at which the regional campus or campuses
are located that offered the complete courses of study towards the
earning of such diploma or certificate. The members of the advisory
board of each such university shall be invited and entitled to attend
such conferring of diploma or certificate performance.
(Formerly: Acts 1969, c.165, s.8.) As amended by P.L.2-1988, SEC.609.