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Rule 3332-1-04.2 | Name of school.

 

(A) School names should avoid leaving any false or misleading impressions about the school and the programs a school offers.

(B) A school may not use the term "college" in its name unless the school has been approved to offer associate or advanced degree programs by the board.

(C) A school may not use the term "university" in its name unless the school meets the requirements of section 3332.06 of the Revised Code.

(D) Schools may apply for a name change when factors such as growth or change of mission warrant a name change. Written applications to the board must justify the change of name request and will be assessed the appropriate fee. School name changes will be approved by the executive director.

Supplemental Information

Authorized By: 3332.031
Amplifies: 3332.05
Five Year Review Date: 10/10/2023
Prior Effective Dates: 12/1/1970, 4/16/1990 (Emer.), 7/12/1990, 10/14/1994, 10/1/2002, 6/1/2005