187-A:11 State Colleges.
I. Keene state college is established and made a body corporate and politic and a division of the university system of New Hampshire.
II. Plymouth state university is established and made a body corporate and politic and a division of the university system of New Hampshire.
II-a. Granite state college is established as a division of the university of New Hampshire and is authorized to award associate, baccalaureate, and masters degrees.
III. Keene state college and Plymouth state university shall be multipurpose institutions of higher education providing instruction in the liberal arts and sciences and in selected applied fields to better serve the needs of its respective area. Each institution shall continue to provide special instruction in teacher training. Procedures for integrating the various functions of these colleges shall be developed by the board of trustees as the need for integration and coordination arises.
IV. Keene state college and Plymouth state university are hereby authorized to offer 2-year programs and to award the degree of associate in arts or associate in science to those who successfully complete such programs. Keene state college and Plymouth state university are also authorized to award a baccalaureate degree or a master's degree. Plymouth state university is authorized to award a doctoral degree.
187-A:12 Merrimack Valley College. [Repealed 1985, 140:9, eff. July 1, 1985.]