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Indicates Matter Stricken
Indicates New Matter
Sponsors: Senator Sheheen
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Introduced in the Senate on March 20, 2019
Introduced in the House on April 9, 2019
Adopted by the General Assembly on April 9, 2019
Summary: Independent Colleges and Universities Week
HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS
Date Body Action Description with journal page number ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 3/20/2019 Senate Introduced (Senate Journal-page 8) 3/20/2019 Senate Referred to Committee on Education (Senate Journal-page 8) 4/9/2019 Senate Recalled from Committee on Education (Senate Journal-page 4) 4/9/2019 Senate Adopted, sent to House (Senate Journal-page 4) 4/9/2019 House Introduced, adopted, returned with concurrence (House Journal-page 169)
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VERSIONS OF THIS BILL
TO RECOGNIZE APRIL 8 THROUGH 12, 2019 AS "INDEPENDENT COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES WEEK" AND APRIL 10, 2019 AS "INDEPENDENT COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES DAY" IN SOUTH CAROLINA.
Whereas, South Carolina Independent Colleges and Universities has represented independent, private institutions of higher education for sixty-six years; and
Whereas, South Carolina Independent Colleges and Universities' twenty member institutions across South Carolina serve more than thirty-three thousand students; and
Whereas, these independent colleges and universities provide access to higher education and the opportunity for a better life, as evidenced by the fact that minority students comprise forty-six percent of their enrollment and half the students demonstrate great enough economic need to qualify for federal Pell Grants; and
Whereas, South Carolina Independent Colleges and Universities' member institutions enroll fourteen percent of all undergraduate students attending two or four-year colleges or universities in South Carolina but award fully twenty-three percent of all bachelor's degrees; and
Whereas, independent colleges and universities in the Palmetto State share a common commitment to promoting critical thinking and creativity by preparing their students to be engaged citizens; and
Whereas, graduates of independent colleges and universities serve in positions of leadership throughout South Carolina, helping to secure the brightest future for our State. Now, therefore,
Be it resolved by the Senate, the House of Representatives concurring:
That the members of the South Carolina General Assembly, by this resolution, recognize April 8 through 12, 2019 as "Independent Colleges and Universities Week" and April 10, 2019 as "Independent Colleges and Universities Day" in South Carolina.
Be it further resolved that a copy of this resolution be presented to South Carolina Independent Colleges and Universities.
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