Chapter 3343: CENTRAL STATE UNIVERSITY

3343.01 Designation of Central state university.

The educational institution designated Central state college by volume 124, Ohio Laws, page 67, shall be known as "Central state university."

Cite as R.C. § 3343.01

Effective Date: 11-05-1965

3343.02 Appointment of trustees - term.

(A) The government of Central state university shall be vested in a board of trustees to be known as "the board of trustees of the Central state university." Such board shall consist of eleven members who shall be appointed by the governor, with the advice and consent of the senate. Two of the trustees shall be students at Central state university, and their selection and terms shall be in accordance with division (B) of this section. A majority of the board constitutes a quorum. Except for the student members, terms of office shall be for nine years, commencing on the first day of July and ending on the thirtieth day of June. Each member shall hold office from the date of appointment until the end of the term for which the member was appointed. Any member appointed to fill a vacancy occurring prior to the expiration of the term for which the member's predecessor was appointed shall hold office for the remainder of such term. Any member shall continue in office subsequent to the expiration date of the member's term until the member's successor takes office, or until a period of sixty days has elapsed, whichever occurs first. No person who has served a full nine-year term or more than six years of such a term shall be eligible for reappointment until a period of four years has elapsed since the last day of the term for which the person previously served.

(B) The student members of the board of trustees of Central state university have no voting power on the board. Student members shall not be considered as members of the board in determining whether a quorum is present. Student members shall not be entitled to attend executive sessions of the board. The student members of the board shall be appointed by the governor, with the advice and consent of the senate, from a group of five candidates selected pursuant to a procedure adopted by the university's student governments and approved by the university's board of trustees. The initial term of office of one of the student members shall commence on July 1, 1988 and shall expire on June 30, 1989, and the initial term of office of the other student member shall commence on July 1, 1988 and expire on June 30, 1990. Thereafter, terms of office of student members shall be for two years, each term ending on the same day of the same month of the year as the term it succeeds. In the event that a student member cannot fulfill a two-year term, a replacement shall be selected to fill the unexpired term in the same manner used to make the original selection.

Cite as R.C. § 3343.02

Effective Date: 07-26-1988; 03-31-2005

3343.03 Election or appointment of officers of board.

The board of trustees of the Central state university annually shall elect one of their number chairman, and in the absence of the chairman, elect one of their number temporary chairman. It also may appoint a secretary-treasurer, librarian, and such other officers as the interests of the university require, who may be members of the board. Such appointees shall hold their offices for such term as the board fixes, subject to removal by it, and receive such compensation as the board prescribes. The board shall do all things necessary for the proper maintenance and successful and continuous operation of said university.

Cite as R.C. § 3343.03

Effective Date: 11-05-1965

3343.04 Meetings of board of trustees - quorum, expenses.

The board of trustees of the Central state university shall meet in regular session at the university twice a year. Other meetings may be called and held at such places as the board prescribes. A majority of the board present at any meeting shall constitute a quorum; but a majority of the board shall be necessary to elect or remove a president, business manager, or professor. The trustees shall receive no compensation for their services, but shall be paid their expenses for traveling and other reasonable and necessary expenses while engaged in the discharge of their official duties.

Cite as R.C. § 3343.04

Amended by 128th General AssemblyFile No.9, HB 1, §101.01, eff. 10/16/2009.

Effective Date: 11-05-1965

3343.05 Powers and duties of board of trustees.

The board of trustees of Central state university shall take, keep, and maintain exclusive authority, direction, supervision, and control over the operations and conduct of such university, so as to assure for said university the best attainable results with the aid secured to it from the state. The board shall provide courses of study in accordance with the standards of the department of education, and create, establish, provide for, and maintain such industrial, vocational, agricultural, home economics, commercial, business administration, technical, and collegiate subjects leading to the bachelors degree in arts and sciences. The board may provide for other courses and degrees.

Cite as R.C. § 3343.05

Effective Date: 06-29-1975

3343.06 Powers of board of trustees regarding president, professors and other employees.

The board of trustees of Central state university shall elect, fix the compensation of, and have the right to remove the president, who shall be the chief executive officer of the university, and elect, fix the compensation of, and remove such number of professors, teachers, and other employees as is necessary. No trustee, or his relative by blood or marriage, is eligible to a professorship or position in the university, the compensation for which is payable out of the state treasury or a university fund. No officer, teacher, or other employee of the university is eligible to membership on the board of trustees of such university while occupying any of said positions.

Cite as R.C. § 3343.06

Effective Date: 11-05-1965

3343.07 Nonsectarian character of university.

No sectarian influence, direction, or interference in the management or conduct of the affairs or education of the Central state university shall be permitted by its board of trustees; but its benefits shall be open to all applicants of good moral character and within the limitations of age determined by the board.

Cite as R.C. § 3343.07

Effective Date: 11-05-1965

3343.08 Bond of treasurer.

The treasurer of the central state university, before entering upon the discharge of the treasurer's duties, shall give a bond to the state or be insured for the faithful performance of the treasurer's duties and the proper accounting for all moneys coming into the treasurer's care. The amount of the bond or insurance shall be determined by the board of trustees of central state university, but shall not be for a sum less than the amount that the board estimates may come into the treasurer's control at any time, less any reasonable deductible.

Cite as R.C. § 3343.08

Effective Date: 09-29-1997; 2008 HB562 09-22-2008

3343.09 [Repealed].

Cite as R.C. § 3343.09

Effective Date: 10-05-1987

3343.10 General assembly to support university.

The Central state university shall be supported by such sums and in such manner as the general assembly provides.

Cite as R.C. § 3343.10

Effective Date: 11-05-1965