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RG 053/RG 053.07. Board of Governors for Higher Education, 1981-2013

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Identifier: RG 053/RG 053.07
1981 Created by act of the General Assembly, the Board of Governors for Higher Education were sworn into office on June 23, 1981, with policy making power over all public higher education within the state. 2013 The 17-member Rhode Island Board of Education was created by the Rhode Island General Assembly and replaced the Board of Regents for Elementary and Secondary Education and the Board of Governors for Higher Education. This consolidated governance of all public education in Rhode Island. § 16-97-5 Abolishment of boards. – The board of governors for higher education established in chapter 16-59 and the board of regents for elementary and secondary education established in chapter 16-60 shall cease to exist as of January 1, 2013. History of Section. (P.L. 2012, ch. 241, art. 4, § 3.)

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