SB 236

Session
Regular Session 2018
Title
Alabama State University, authority and responsibilities of the board of trustees and president of university, further provided for, Secs. 16-50-20, 16-50-23, 16-50-27 am'd.
Description

Under existing law, the Board of Trustees of Alabama State University is authorized to appoint the president of the university and a corps of instructors

This bill would provide further for the authority and responsibilities of the board of trustees and the president of the university in organizing and providing for the day-to-day operation of the university

To amend Section 16-50-23, Code of Alabama 1975, relating to Alabama State University, to provide further for the authority and responsibilities of the board of trustees and the president of the university.

Subjects
Colleges and Universities
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Under existing law, the Board of Trustees of Alabama State University is authorized to appoint the president of the university and a corps of instructors

This bill would provide further for the authority and responsibilities of the board of trustees and the president of the university in organizing and providing for the day-to-day operation of the university

To amend Section 16-50-23, Code of Alabama 1975, relating to Alabama State University, to provide further for the authority and responsibilities of the board of trustees and the president of the university.

Section 1

Section 16-50-23 of the Code of Alabama 1975, is amended to read as follows:

§16-50-23.

The board of trustees shall have not engage in activity that interferes with the day-to-day operation of the university. The primary responsibility of the board of trustees is to set policy for the university and prescribe rates of tuition and fees. The board also has the power to organize the university by appointing a president or removing a president for cause, whose salary shall be fixed by the board and who shall serve as chief executive officer of the university; and, upon his recommendation, the board. The president shall appoint a corps of instructors, who shall be styled the faculty of the university, and such other instructors and officers and professional and operating personnel as the interest of the university may require; and to, remove such instructors or other personnel, and to fix their salaries or compensation, and increase or reduce the same at its discretion; to define the authority or duty of such instructors or officers. The president may regulate, alter, or modify the government organization of the university as it may deem advisable; to, subject to review and concurrence of the board. The president shall prescribe courses of instruction, rates of tuition and fees; to within academic programs that have been approved by the board. The president may confer such academic and honorary degrees as are usually conferred by institutions of similar character; and to do whatever else it may deem best for promoting the interest of the university upon the recommendation of the faculty."

Section 2

This act shall become effective on the first day of the third month following its passage and approval by the Governor, or its otherwise becoming law.

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Action Date Chamber Action
March 28, 2018SAssigned Act No. 2018-495.
March 28, 2018HSignature Requested
March 28, 2018SEnrolled
March 28, 2018SPassed Second House
March 28, 2018HMotion to Read a Third Time and Pass adopted Roll Call 1096
March 28, 2018HThird Reading Passed
March 27, 2018HRead for the second time and placed on the calendar
March 22, 2018HRead for the first time and referred to the House of Representatives committee on Education Policy
March 22, 2018SEngrossed
March 21, 2018SMotion to Read a Third Time and Pass adopted Roll Call 971
March 21, 2018SSingleton motion to Adopt adopted Roll Call 970
March 21, 2018SEducation and Youth Affairs first Substitute Offered
March 21, 2018SThird Reading Passed
March 15, 2018SRead for the second time and placed on the calendar with 1 substitute and
January 25, 2018SRead for the first time and referred to the Senate committee on Education and Youth Affairs
2018-03-28
Chamber: House
Result: Passed
2018-03-21
Chamber: Senate
Result: Passed
2018-03-21
Chamber: Senate
Result: Passed