Reference is to the bill as introduced.
Amend the bill, as and if amended, by striking Section 59-103-15(B)(2), as contained in SECTION 1, beginning on page 1, and inserting:
/ (2) Four-year colleges and universities
(a) college-level baccalaureate education and selected master's degrees which lead to employment or continued education
, or both, except for doctoral degrees
currently being offered;
(b) highly focused doctoral degrees offered that:
(i) are not unnecessarily duplicative of any university doctoral program;
(ii) reflect the unique research expertise of a cadre of faculty in the discipline sufficient to sustain doctoral level research at the four-year institution; and
(iii) meet the needs of the State;
and specialized research;
service to the State and the local community; /
Renumber sections to conform.
Amend title to conform.