MICHIGAN GENERAL CORPORATION ACT (EXCERPT)
Act 327 of 1931
450.175 Educational foundations; board of directors, trustees; powers.
Same; powers of board of directors or trustees. The control of the business and secular affairs of every such educational corporation shall be vested in a board of directors or trustees. Such board shall also have exclusive control over the educational affairs and policy of such institution, and as such may:
First, Appoint, employ and pay the salary of a president, or principal, and such professors, tutors, assistants, and employees, as the board shall determine necessary;
Second, Direct and prescribe the course or courses of study and the rules of discipline for such institution, and enforce the same; and prescribe the tuition and other fees to be paid by students attending such institution;
Third, Grant such diplomas, certificates of graduation, or honors and degrees, as the nature of the institution may warrant, or as contemplated in the articles;
Fourth, Delegate to the president or principal, and the various professors and tutors, such authority over the educational affairs of the institution as the board may deem advisable;
Fifth, Co-operate with other schools, colleges and educational institutions within this country in promoting the best interests of education.
History: 1931, Act 327, Eff. Sept. 18, 1931
CL 1948, 450.175
Compiler's Notes: The catchline following the act section number was incorporated as part of the section when the act was enacted.For transfer of certain powers and duties vested in the department of career development or its director, relating to powers and duties of state board of education or superintendent of public instruction to the department of labor and economic growth, see E.R.O. No. 2003-1, compiled at MCL 445.2011.
Former Law: See section 6 of Ch. II of Part IV of Act 84 of 1921, being CL 1929, § 10106.
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