3349.31 Agreements providing for establishment and operation of affiliated units.

The board of directors of a municipal university and the Ohio board of regents may, through their authorized representatives, enter into agreements providing for the establishment and operation or for the continued operation by said board of directors, with the sponsorship and support of the state and the municipal corporation, of one or more colleges, departments, or other instructional units, or portions thereof, referred to as "affiliated units" in sections 3349.31 to 3349.33 of the Revised Code, conditioned upon the continued provision of state financial aid to such municipal university in addition to that provided pursuant to sections 3354.01 to 3354.18 of the Revised Code and equivalent to that from time to time afforded to state universities on the basis of instructional programs at their main campuses comparable to the affiliated units; provided that the board of regents first determines that such affiliated units are needed for the higher education of the people of the state and that the establishment or continuation of such affiliated units is consistent with the master plan of higher education for the state formulated under section 3333.04 of the Revised Code. No agreements shall be entered into under this section with respect to any school or college of medicine which is not in compliance with section 3333.11 of the Revised Code.

Effective Date: 10-09-1974