If the board of trustees of a state university fails to undertake appropriate action to establish a university branch campus within one year from the enactment of a capital improvement appropriation for the development of such university branch facility, the chancellor of higher education may act as the chancellor deems necessary in place of the board of trustees, including securing the release of construction planning and construction contract funds from the state controlling board. If the chancellor takes action to plan and construct a university branch in accordance with this section, the officers and staff of such university shall perform all necessary functions incident to the planning and construction of such university branch as directed by the chancellor.
Amended by 131st General Assembly File No. TBD, HB 64, §101.01, eff. 9/29/2015.
Effective Date: 09-20-1972; 2007 HB2 05-15-200.