Chapter 3350: NORTHEAST OHIO MEDICAL UNIVERSITY

3350.01 [Repealed].

Effective Date: 08-21-1973; 03-31-2005; 05-06-2005; 07-01-2006

3350.02 [Repealed].

Effective Date: 12-09-1967; 05-06-2005; 07-01-2006

3350.03 [Repealed].

Effective Date: 12-09-1967; 05-06-2005; 07-01-2006

3350.04 [Repealed].

Effective Date: 12-09-1967; 05-06-2005; 07-01-2006

3350.05 [Repealed].

Effective Date: 10-09-1974; 05-06-2005; 07-01-2006

3350.10 Northeast Ohio medical university.

(A) There is hereby created the northeast Ohio medical university. The principal goal of the medical university shall be to collaborate with the university of Akron, Cleveland state university, Kent state university, and Youngstown state university to graduate physicians oriented to the practice of medicine at the community level, especially family physicians. To accomplish this goal, the medical university may incorporate in the clinical experience provided its students the several community hospitals in the cities and areas served by the medical university; utilize practicing physicians as teachers; and to the fullest extent possible utilize the basic science capabilities of the university of Akron, Cleveland state university, Kent state university, and Youngstown state university.

(1) Until December 22, 2008, the government of the northeast Ohio medical university is vested in a nine-member board of trustees consisting of the presidents of the university of Akron, Kent state university, and Youngstown state university; one member each of the boards of trustees of the university of Akron, Kent state university, and Youngstown state university, to be appointed by their respective boards of trustees for a term of six years ending on the first day of May or until the trustee's term on the respective university board of trustees expires, whichever occurs first; and one person each to be appointed by the boards of trustees of the university of Akron, Kent state university, and Youngstown state university, for a term of nine years ending on the first day of May; except that the term of those first appointed by the several boards of trustees shall expire on the first day of May next following their appointment. Vacancies shall be filled for the unexpired term in the manner provided for original appointment. The trustees shall receive no compensation for their services but shall be paid their reasonable necessary expenses while engaged in the discharge of their official duties. A majority of the board constitutes a quorum.

(2) Beginning December 22, 2008, the government of the northeast Ohio medical university is vested in a board of eleven trustees, who shall be appointed by the governor, with the advice and consent of the senate. Two of the trustees shall be current students of the medical university, and their selection and terms shall be in accordance with division (B) of this section. Except as provided in division (A)(3) of this section and except for the student members, terms of office shall be for nine years. Each trustee shall hold office from the date of appointment until the end of the term for which the trustee was appointed. Any trustee appointed to fill a vacancy occurring prior to the expiration of the term for which the trustee's predecessor was appointed shall hold office for the remainder of such term. Any trustee shall continue in office subsequent to the expiration date of the trustee's term until the trustee'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. The trustees shall receive no compensation for their services but shall be paid their reasonable necessary expenses while engaged in the discharge of their official duties. A majority of the board constitutes a quorum.

(3) Not later than December 22, 2008, the governor, with the advice and consent of the senate, shall appoint the two student trustees and successors for the trustees serving under division (A)(1) of this section. Except for the student trustees, who shall serve terms pursuant to division (B) of this section, the initial terms of office for trustees appointed under division (A)(2) of this section shall be as follows: one term ending September 23, 2009; one term ending September 23, 2010 ; one term ending September 23, 2011; one term ending September 23, 2012; one term ending September 23, 2013; one term ending September 23, 2014 ; one term ending September 23, 2015; one term ending September 23, 2016; one term ending September 23, 2017. Thereafter, terms of office shall be for nine years, as provided in division (A)(2) of this section.

(B) The student members of the board of trustees of the northeast Ohio medical 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 December 22, 2008, and shall expire on June 30, 2009, and the initial term of office of the other student member shall commence December 22, 2008, and shall expire on June 30, 2010. 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.

Amended by 129th General AssemblyFile No.18, HB 139, §1, eff. 4/29/2011.

Effective Date: 11-23-1973; 2008 HB562 09-22-2008

3350.11 Election and appointment of officers of board - bond of treasurer.

The board of trustees of the northeast Ohio medical university shall annually elect from its members a chairperson and a vice-chairperson. The board may also appoint a secretary of the board, a treasurer, and such other officers of the university as the interest of the university requires, who may be members of the board . The board may also appoint boards or commissions to assist the officers of the university with its operation. The treasurer, before entering upon the discharge of the official duties of treasurer , shall give bond to the state for the faithful performance of the official duties of treasurer and the proper accounting for all moneys coming into the treasurer's care. The amount of the bonds shall be determined by the board, but shall not be for a sum less than the estimated amount which may come into the treasurer's control at any time. The bonds shall be approved by the attorney general.

Amended by 129th General AssemblyFile No.18, HB 139, §1, eff. 4/29/2011.

Effective Date: 11-23-1973

3350.12 Powers and duties of board of trustees.

The board of trustees of the northeast Ohio medical university shall employ, fix the compensation of, and remove, the president and such number of professors, teachers, officers, and other employees as are considered necessary. The board shall do all things necessary for the creation, proper maintenance, and successful and continuous operation of the university and may adopt and from time to time amend bylaws, rules, and regulations for the conduct of the board and the government and conduct of the university. The board may accept donations of lands and moneys for the purposes of the university.

Amended by 129th General AssemblyFile No.18, HB 139, §1, eff. 4/29/2011.

Effective Date: 11-23-1973

3350.13 Board of trustees to receive and hold property or funds.

The board of trustees of the northeast Ohio medical university may receive and hold in trust, for the use and benefit of the university, any grant or devise of land, and any donation or bequest of money or other personal property, to be applied to the general or special use of the university, unless otherwise directed in the donation or bequest. The board may make and enter into all contracts and agreements necessary or incidental to the operation of the university.

Amended by 129th General AssemblyFile No.18, HB 139, §1, eff. 4/29/2011.

Effective Date: 11-23-1973

3350.14 General assembly to support university - other sources.

The general assembly shall support the northeast Ohio medical university by such sums and in such manner as it may provide, but support may come from other sources. No state funds shall be provided under this section unless the university meets the requirements of section 3333.11 of the Revised Code.

Amended by 129th General AssemblyFile No.18, HB 139, §1, eff. 4/29/2011.

Effective Date: 06-13-1975

3350.15 Northeast Ohio medical university partnership.

The northeast Ohio medical university may enter into a partnership with Cleveland state university to establish the northeast Ohio medical university academic campus at Cleveland state university, to enable fifty per cent or more of the medical curriculum taught to students enrolled under this partnership to be based in Cleveland at Cleveland state university, local hospitals, and community- and neighborhood-based primary care clinics. Cleveland state university shall not receive state capital appropriations to pay for facilities for the academic campus.

Added by 130th General Assembly File No. 25, HB 59, §101.01, eff. 9/29/2013.