Notwithstanding the provisions in section 3354.07 and division (A) of section 3354.09 of the Revised Code, which allow the board of trustees of a community college district to contract with a generally accredited public university or college for operation of such community college, the board of trustees of the Rio Grande community college district and the board of trustees of the university of Rio Grande, a private nonprofit corporation also located in Rio Grande, Ohio, may enter into one or more contracts for the board of trustees of the university of Rio Grande to provide any services for the operation of the community college , except the services of a treasurer or other fiscal officer. Under the contracts, the community college board of trustees may acquire the services of the president of the university and other personnel, except as otherwise provided in this section. The community college board shall have exclusive authority to employ and make personnel decisions regarding the treasurer or other fiscal officer of the community college and any other personnel the community college board considers necessary for the operation of the community college. The purpose of the contracts shall be to provide the necessary leadership and to secure the efficient and effective provision of educational services for the community college from the university. The board of trustees of Rio Grande community college may terminate any such contract if a majority of the members of the board determines that the contract is no longer in the best interests of the community college. Each such contract shall include aprovision for termination of the contract.
Amended by 128th General AssemblyFile No.9,HB 1, §101.01, eff. 10/16/2009.
Effective Date: 03-30-2007