130th Ohio General Assembly
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(125th General Assembly)
(Amended Substitute Senate Bill Number 224)



AN ACT
To amend sections 3335.02, 3337.01, 3339.01, 3341.02, 3343.02, 3344.01, 3350.01, 3352.01, 3356.01, 3357.112, 3359.01, 3360.01, 3361.01, and 3362.01 of the Revised Code to permit any technical college that is not co-located with another institution of higher education to acquire housing and dining facilities and to permit the Governor to reappoint trustees of state universities and the Medical College of Ohio.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Ohio:

SECTION 1. That sections 3335.02, 3337.01, 3339.01, 3341.02, 3343.02, 3344.01, 3350.01, 3352.01, 3356.01, 3357.112, 3359.01, 3360.01, 3361.01, and 3362.01 of the Revised Code be amended to read as follows:

Sec. 3335.02.  (A) The government of the Ohio state university shall be vested in a board of eleven trustees, who shall be appointed by the governor, with the advice and consent of the senate. Two of the eleven trustees shall be students at the Ohio state university, and their selection and terms shall be in accordance with division (B) of this section. Except for the terms of student members, terms of office shall be for nine years, commencing on the fourteenth day of May and ending on the thirteenth day of May. Each trustee shall hold office from the date of his appointment until the end of the term for which he the trustee was appointed. Any trustee appointed to fill a vacancy occurring prior to the expiration of the term for which his the trustee's predecessor was appointed shall hold office for the remainder of such term. Any trustee shall continue in office subsequent to the expiration date of his the trustee's term until his the trustee's successor takes office, or until a period of sixty days has elapsed, whichever occurs first. No person who has served a full nine-year term or more than six years of such a term shall be eligible for reappointment until a period of four years has elapsed since the last day of the term for which the person previously served. The trustees shall not receive compensation for their services, but shall be paid their reasonable necessary expenses while engaged in the discharge of their official duties.

(B) The student members of the board of trustees of the Ohio state university have no voting power on the board. Student members shall not be considered as members of the board in determining whether a quorum is present. Student members shall not be entitled to attend executive sessions of the board. The student members of the board shall be appointed by the governor, with the advice and consent of the senate, from a group of five candidates selected pursuant to a procedure adopted by the university's student governments and approved by the university's board of trustees. The initial term of office of one of the student members shall commence on May 14, 1988 and shall expire on May 13, 1989, and the initial term of office of the other student member shall commence on May 14, 1988 and expire on May 13, 1990. Thereafter, terms of office of student members shall be for two years, each term ending on the same day of the same month of the year as the term it succeeds. In the event a student member cannot fulfill his a two-year term, a replacement shall be selected to fill the unexpired term in the same manner used to make the original selection.

Sec. 3337.01.  (A) The body politic and corporate by the name and style of "The President and Trustees of the Ohio University" now in the university instituted and established in Athens by the name and style of "The Ohio University" shall consist of a board of trustees composed of eleven members, who shall be appointed by the governor, with the advice and consent of the senate. At least five of the trustees who are not students shall be graduates of Ohio university. Two of the trustees shall be students at Ohio university, and their selection and terms shall be in accordance with division (B) of this section. A majority of the board constitutes a quorum. Except for the terms of student members, terms of office shall be for nine years, commencing on the fourteenth day of May and ending on the thirteenth day of May, except that upon expiration of the term ending on May 14, 1978, the new term which succeeds it shall commence on May 15, 1978 and end on May 13, 1987. Each member shall hold office from the date of his appointment until the end of the term for which he the member was appointed. Any member appointed to fill a vacancy occurring prior to the expiration of the term for which his the member's predecessor was appointed shall hold office for the remainder of such term. Any member shall continue in office subsequent to the expiration date of his the member's term until his the member's successor takes office, or until a period of sixty days has elapsed, whichever occurs first. No person who has served a full nine-year term or more than six years of such a term shall be eligible for reappointment until a period of four years has elapsed since the last day of the term for which the person previously served. Such trustees shall receive no compensation for their services, but shall be paid their actual and necessary expenses while engaged in the discharge of their official duties.

(B) The student members of the board of trustees of the Ohio university have no voting power on the board. Student members shall not be considered as members of the board in determing determining whether a quorum is present. Student members shall not be entitled to attend executive sessions of the board. The student members of the board shall be appointed by the governor, with the advice and consent of the senate, from a group of five candidates selected pursuant to a procedure adopted by the university's student governments and approved by the university's board of trustees. The initial term of office of one of the student members shall commence on May 14, 1988 and shall expire on May 13, 1989, and the initial term of office of the other student member shall commence on May 14, 1988 and expire on May 13, 1990. Thereafter, terms of office of student members shall be for two years, each term ending on the same day of the same month of the year as the term it succeeds. In the event that a student member cannot fulfill his the student member's two-year term, a replacement shall be selected to fill the unexpired term in the same manner used to make the original selection.

Sec. 3339.01.  (A) The government of Miami university shall be vested in eleven trustees, who shall be appointed by the governor with the advice and consent of the senate. Two of the trustees shall be students at Miami university, and their selection and terms shall be in accordance with division (B) of this section. A majority of the board constitutes a quorum. Except for the terms of student members, terms of office shall be for nine years, commencing on the first day of March and ending on the last day of February, except that upon expiration of the trustee term ending on March 1, 1974, the trustee term which succeeds it shall commence on March 2, 1974 and end on February 28, 1983; upon expiration of the trustee term ending on March 1, 1977, the trustee term which succeeds it shall commence on March 2, 1977 and end on February 28, 1986; upon expiration of the trustee term ending on March 1, 1978, the trustee term which succeeds it shall commence on March 2, 1978 and end on February 28, 1987; and upon expiration of the trustee term ending on March 1, 1979, the trustee term which succeeds it shall commence on March 2, 1979 and end on February 29, 1988. Each trustee shall hold office from the date of his appointment until the end of the term for which he the trustee was appointed. Any trustee appointed to fill a vacancy occurring prior to the end of the term for which his the trustee's predecessor was appointed shall hold office for the remainder of such term. Any trustee shall continue in office subsequent to the expiration date of his the trustee's term until his a successor takes office, or until a period of sixty days has elapsed, whichever occurs first. No person who has served a full nine-year term or more than six years of such a term shall be eligible for reappointment until a period of four years has elapsed since the last day of the term for which the person previously served. The trustees shall receive no compensation for their services but shall be paid their reasonable necessary expenses while engaged in the discharge of their official duties.

(B) The student members of the board of trustees of Miami university have no voting power on the board. Student members shall not be considered as members of the board in determining whether a quorum is present. Student members shall not be entitled to attend executive sessions of the board. The student members of the board shall be appointed by the governor, with the advice and consent of the senate, from a group of five candidates selected pursuant to a procedure adopted by the university's student governments and approved by the university's board of trustees. The initial term of office of one of the student members shall commence on March 1, 1988 and shall expire on February 28, 1989, and the initial term of office of the other student member shall commence on March 1, 1988 and expire on February 28, 1990. Thereafter, terms of office of student members shall be for two years, each term ending on the last day of February. In the event that a student member cannot fulfill his the student member's two-year term, a replacement shall be selected to fill the unexpired term in the same manner used to make the original selection.

Sec. 3341.02.  (A) The government of Bowling Green state university is vested in a board of eleven trustees, who shall be appointed by the governor, with the advice and consent of the senate. Two of the trustees shall be students at Bowling Green state university, and their selection and terms shall be in accordance with division (B) of this section. A majority of the board constitutes a quorum. Except for the terms of student members, terms of office shall be for nine years, commencing on the seventeenth day of May and ending on the sixteenth day of May. No person who has served a full nine-year term or more than six years of such a term shall be eligible for reappointment until a period of four years has elapsed since the last day of the term for which the person previously served.

(B) The student members of the board of trustees of Bowling Green state university have no voting power on the board. Student members shall not be considered as members of the board in determining whether a quorum is present. Student members shall not be entitled to attend executive sessions of the board. The student members of the board shall be appointed by the governor, with the advice and consent of the senate, from a group of five candidates selected pursuant to a procedure adopted by the university's student governments and approved by the university's board of trustees. The initial term of office of one of the student members shall commence on March 17, 1988, and shall expire on March 16, 1989, and the initial term of office of the other student member shall commence on March 17, 1988, and expire on March 16, 1990. After the effective date of this amendment September 22, 2000, terms of office shall commence on the seventeenth day of May and shall end on the sixteenth day of May. Terms of office of student members shall be for two years, each term ending on the same day of the same month of the year as the term it succeeds. In the event that a student member cannot fulfill the student member's two-year term, a replacement shall be selected in the manner used for the original selection to fill the unexpired term.

(C) The government of Kent state university is vested in a board of eleven trustees, who shall be appointed by the governor, with the advice and consent of the senate. Two of the trustees shall be students at Kent state university, and their selection and terms shall be in accordance with division (D) of this section. A majority of the board constitutes a quorum. Except for the terms of student members, terms of office shall be for nine years, commencing on the seventeenth day of May and ending on the sixteenth day of May. No person who has served a full nine-year term or more than six years of such a term shall be eligible for reappointment until a period of four years has elapsed since the last day of the term for which the person previously served.

(D) The student members of the board of trustees of Kent state university have no voting power on the board. Student members shall not be considered as members of the board in determining whether a quorum is present. Student members shall not be entitled to attend executive sessions of the board. The student members of the board shall be appointed by the governor, with the advice and consent of the senate, from a group of five candidates selected pursuant to a procedure adopted by the university's student governments and approved by the university's board of trustees. The initial term of office of one of the student members shall commence on May 17, 1988, and shall expire on May 16, 1989, and the initial term of office of the other student member shall commence on May 17, 1988, and expire on May 16, 1990. Thereafter, terms of office of student members shall be for two years, each term ending on the same day of the same month of the year as the term it succeeds. In the event that a student member cannot fulfill the student member's two-year term, a replacement shall be selected to fill the unexpired term in the same manner used to make the original selection.

(E) The trustees shall receive no compensation for their services but shall be paid their reasonable necessary expenses while engaged in the discharge of their official duties.

(F) Each trustee shall hold office from the date of appointment until the end of the term for which the trustee was appointed. Any trustee appointed to fill a vacancy occurring prior to the expiration of the term for which the trustee's predecessor was appointed shall hold office for the remainder of such term. Any trustee shall continue in office subsequent to the expiration date of the trustee's term until a successor takes office, or until a period of sixty days has elapsed, whichever occurs first.

Sec. 3343.02.  (A) The government of Central state university shall be vested in a board of trustees to be known as "the board of trustees of the Central state university." Such board shall consist of eleven members who shall be appointed by the governor, with the advice and consent of the senate. Two of the trustees shall be students at Central state university, and their selection and terms shall be in accordance with division (B) of this section. A majority of the board constitutes a quorum. Except for the student members, terms of office shall be for nine years, commencing on the first day of July and ending on the thirtieth day of June. Each member shall hold office from the date of his appointment until the end of the term for which he the member was appointed. Any member appointed to fill a vacancy occurring prior to the expiration of the term for which his the member's predecessor was appointed shall hold office for the remainder of such term. Any member shall continue in office subsequent to the expiration date of his the member's term until his the member's successor takes office, or until a period of sixty days has elapsed, whichever occurs first. No person who has served a full nine-year term or more than six years of such a term shall be eligible for reappointment until a period of four years has elapsed since the last day of the term for which the person previously served.

(B) The student members of the board of trustees of Central state university have no voting power on the board. Student members shall not be considered as members of the board in determining whether a quorum is present. Student members shall not be entitled to attend executive sessions of the board. The student members of the board shall be appointed by the governor, with the advice and consent of the senate, from a group of five candidates selected pursuant to a procedure adopted by the university's student governments and approved by the university's board of trustees. The initial term of office of one of the student members shall commence on July 1, 1988 and shall expire on June 30, 1989, and the initial term of office of the other student member shall commence on July 1, 1988 and expire on June 30, 1990. Thereafter, terms of office of student members shall be for two years, each term ending on the same day of the same month of the year as the term it succeeds. In the event that a student member cannot fulfill his a two-year term, a replacement shall be selected to fill the unexpired term in the same manner used to make the original selection.

Sec. 3344.01.  (A) There is hereby created the Cleveland state university. The government of the Cleveland state university is vested in a board of eleven trustees, who shall be appointed by the governor, with the advice and consent of the senate. Two of the trustees shall be students at the Cleveland state university, and their selection and terms shall be in accordance with division (B) of this section. Except for the student members, terms of office shall be for nine years, commencing on the second day of May and ending on the first day of May. Each trustee shall hold office from the date of his appointment until the end of the term for which he the trustee was appointed. Any trustee appointed to fill a vacancy occurring prior to the expiration of the term for which his the trustee's predecessor was appointed shall hold office for the remainder of such term. Any trustee shall continue in office subsequent to the expiration date of his the trustee's term until his the trustee's successor takes office, or until a period of sixty days has elapsed, whichever occurs first. No person who has served a full nine-year term or more than six years of such a term shall be eligible for reappointment until a period of four years has elapsed since the last day of the term for which the person previously served. The trustees shall receive no compensation for their services but shall be paid their reasonable necessary expenses while engaged in the discharge of their official duties. A majority of the board constitutes a quorum.

(B) The student members of the board of trustees of the Cleveland state university have no voting power on the board. Student members shall not be considered as members of the board in determining whether a quorum is present. Student members shall not be entitled to attend executive sessions of the board. The student members of the board shall be appointed by the governor, with the advice and consent of the senate, from a group of five candidates selected pursuant to a procedure adopted by the university's student governments and approved by the university's board of trustees. The initial term of office of one of the student members shall commence on May 2, 1988 and shall expire on May 1, 1989, and the initial term of office of the other student member shall commence on May 2, 1988 and expire on May 1, 1990. Thereafter, terms of office of student members shall be for two years, each term ending on the same day of the same month of the year as the term it succeeds. In the event that a student member cannot fulfill his a two-year term, a replacement shall be selected to fill the unexpired term in the same manner used to make the original selection.

Sec. 3350.01.  There is hereby created the medical college of Ohio at Toledo. The government of the medical college of Ohio at Toledo is vested in a board of nine trustees, who shall be appointed by the governor, with the advice and consent of the senate. Upon December 18, 1964, nine trustees shall be appointed immediately, one for a term ending May 1, 1965, one for a term ending May 1, 1966, one for a term ending May 1, 1967, one for a term ending May 1, 1968, one for a term ending May 1, 1969, one for a term ending May 1, 1970, one for a term ending May 1, 1971, one for a term ending May 1, 1972, and one for a term ending May 1, 1973. Thereafter, terms of office shall be for nine years, commencing on the second day of May and ending on the first day of May. Each trustee shall hold office from the date of his appointment until the end of the term for which he the trustee was appointed. Any trustee appointed to fill a vacancy occurring prior to the expiration of the term for which his the trustee's predecessor was appointed shall hold office for the remainder of such term. Any trustee shall continue in office subsequent to the expiration date of his the trustee's term until his the trustee's successor takes office, or until a period of sixty days has elapsed, whichever occurs first. No person who has served a full nine-year term or more than six years of such a term shall be eligible to reappointment until a period of four years has elapsed since the last day of the term for which the person previously served. The trustees shall receive no compensation for their services but shall be paid their reasonable necessary expenses while engaged in the discharge of their official duties. A majority of the board constitutes a quorum.

Sec. 3352.01.  (A) There is hereby created a state university to be known as "Wright state university." The government of Wright state university is vested in a board of eleven trustees, who shall be appointed by the governor, with the advice and consent of the senate. Two of the trustees shall be students at Wright state university, and their selection and terms shall be in accordance with division (B) of this section. Except for the terms of student members, terms of office shall be for nine years, commencing on the first day of July and ending on the thirtieth day of June. Each trustee shall hold office from the date of his appointment until the end of the term for which he the trustee was appointed. Any trustee appointed to fill a vacancy occurring prior to the expiration of the term for which his the trustee's predecessor was appointed shall hold office for the remainder of such term. Any trustee shall continue in office subsequent to the expiration date of his the trustee's term until his the trustee's successor takes office, or until a period of sixty days has elapsed, whichever occurs first. No person who has served a full nine-year term or more than six years of such a term shall be eligible for reappointment until a period of four years has elapsed since the last day of the term for which the person previously served. The trustees shall receive no compensation for their services but shall be paid their reasonable necessary expenses while engaged in the discharge of their official duties. A majority of the board constitutes a quorum.

(B) The student members of the board of trustees of Wright state university have no voting power on the board. Student members shall not be considered as members of the board in determining whether a quorum is present. Student members shall not be entitled to attend executive sessions of the board. The student members of the board shall be appointed by the governor, with the advice and consent of the senate, from a group of five candidates selected pursuant to a procedure adopted by the university's student governments and approved by the university's board of trustees. The initial term of office of one of the student members shall commence on July 1, 1988 and shall expire on June 30, 1989, and the initial term of office of the other student member shall commence on July 1, 1988 and shall expire on June 30, 1990. Thereafter, terms of office of student members shall be for two years, each term ending on the same day of the same month of the year as the term it succeeds. In the event that a student member cannot fulfill his a two-year term, a replacement shall be selected to fill the unexpired term in the same manner used to make the original selection.

Sec. 3356.01.  (A) There is hereby created Youngstown state university. The government of Youngstown state university is vested in a board of eleven trustees, who shall be appointed by the governor, with the advice and consent of the senate. Two of the trustees shall be students at Youngstown state university, and their selection and terms shall be in accordance with division (B) of this section. Except for the terms of student members, terms of office shall be for nine years, commencing on the second day of May and ending on the first day of May. Each trustee shall hold office from the date of his appointment until the end of the term for which he the trustee was appointed. Any trustee appointed to fill a vacancy occurring prior to the expiration of the term for which his the trustee's predecessor was appointed shall hold office for the remainder of such term. Any trustee shall continue in office subsequent to the expiration date of his the trustee's term until his the trustee's successor takes office, or until a period of sixty days has elapsed, whichever occurs first. No person who has served a full nine-year term or more than six years of such a term shall be eligible to reappointment until a period of four years has elapsed since the last day of the term for which the person previously served. The trustees shall receive no compensation for their services but shall be paid their reasonable necessary expenses while engaged in the discharge of their duties. A majority of the board constitutes a quorum.

(B) The student members of the board of trustees of Youngstown state university have no voting power on the board. Student members shall not be considered as members of the board in determining whether a quorum is present. Student members shall not be entitled to attend executive sessions of the board. The student members of the board shall be appointed by the governor, with the advice and consent of the senate, from a group of five candidates selected pursuant to a procedure adopted by the university's student governments and approved by the university's board of trustees. The initial term of office of one of the student members shall commence on May 2, 1988 and shall expire on May 1, 1989, and the initial term of office of the other student member shall commence on May 2, 1988 and expire on May 1, 1990. Thereafter, terms of office of student members shall be for two years, each term ending on the same day of the same month of the year as the term it succeeds. In the event that a student member cannot fulfill his a two-year term, a replacement shall be selected to fill the unexpired term in the same manner used to make the original selection.

Sec. 3357.112.  (A)(1) Each technical college district may acquire, by purchase, lease, lease-purchase, lease with option to purchase, or otherwise, construct, equip, furnish, reconstruct, alter, enlarge, remodel, renovate, rehabilitate, improve, maintain, repair, and operate, and lease to or from others, auxiliary facilities or education facilities, except housing and dining facilities, and may pay for the facilities out of available receipts of such district. To pay all or part of the costs of auxiliary facilities or education facilities, except housing and dining facilities, and any combination of them, and to refund obligations previously issued for such purpose, each technical college district may issue obligations in the manner provided by and subject to the applicable provisions of section 3345.12 of the Revised Code.

(2) Notwithstanding division (A)(1) of this section, a technical college that is not co-located with another institution of higher education also may acquire, by purchase, lease, lease-purchase, lease with option to purchase, or otherwise, construct, equip, furnish, reconstruct, alter, enlarge, remodel, renovate, rehabilitate, improve, maintain, repair, and operate, and lease to or from others, housing and dining facilities, and may pay for the facilities out of available receipts of the district. To pay all or part of the costs of housing and dining facilities, and to refund obligations previously issued for such purpose, the technical college district may issue obligations in the manner provided by and subject to the applicable provisions of section 3345.12 of the Revised Code.

(3) A technical college may not use division (A)(2) of this section to purchase any real property that the technical college is using as a dormitory as of the effective date of this amendment.

(B) Except as otherwise provided in this section, the definitions set forth in section 3345.12 of the Revised Code apply to this section.

(C) Fee variations provided for in division (G) of section 3357.09 of the Revised Code need not be applied to fees pledged to secure obligations.

(D) The obligations authorized by this section are not bonded indebtedness of the technical college district, shall not constitute general obligations or the pledge of the full faith and credit of such district, and the holders or owners thereof shall have no right to require the board to levy or collect any taxes for the payment of bond service charges, but they shall have the right to payment thereof solely from the available receipts and funds pledged for such payment as authorized by section 3345.12 of the Revised Code and this section.

The bond proceedings may provide the method whereby the general administrative overhead expense of the district shall be allocated among the several operations and facilities of the district for purposes of determining any operating and maintenance expenses payable from the pledged available receipts prior to the provision for payment of bond service charges, and for other purposes of the bond proceedings.

(E) The powers granted in this section are in addition to any other powers at any time granted by the Constitution and laws of the state, and not in derogation thereof or restrictions thereon.

Sec. 3359.01.  (A) There is hereby created a state university to be known as "The University of Akron." The government of the university of Akron is vested in a board of eleven trustees who shall be appointed by the governor, with the advice and consent of the senate. Two of the trustees shall be students at the university of Akron, and their selection and terms shall be in accordance with division (B) of this section. Except for the terms of student members, terms of office shall be for nine years, commencing on the second day of July and ending on the first day of July. Each trustee shall hold office from the date of his appointment until the end of the term for which he the trustee was appointed. Any trustee appointed to fill a vacancy occurring prior to the expiration of the term for which his the trustee's predecessor was appointed shall hold office for the remainder of such term. Any trustee shall continue in office subsequent to the expiration date of his the trustee's term until his the trustee's successor takes office, or until a period of sixty days has elapsed, whichever occurs first. No person who has served a full nine-year term or more than six years of such a term shall be eligible for reappointment until a period of four years has elapsed since the last day of the term for which the person previously served. The trustees shall receive no compensation for their services but shall be paid their reasonable necessary expenses while engaged in the discharge of their official duties. A majority of the board constitutes a quorum.

(B) The student members of the board of trustees of the university of Akron have no voting power on the board. Student members shall not be considered as members of the board in determining whether a quorum is present. Student members shall not be entitled to attend executive sessions of the board. The student members of the board shall be appointed by the governor, with the advice and consent of the senate, from a group of five candidates selected pursuant to a procedure adopted by the university's student governments and approved by the university's board of trustees. The initial term of office of one of the student members shall commence on July 2, 1988 and shall expire on July 1, 1989, and the initial term of office of the other student member shall commence on July 2, 1988 and expire on July 1, 1990. Thereafter, terms of office of student members shall be for two years, each term ending on the same day of the same month of the year as the term it succeeds. In the event that a student member cannot fulfill his a two-year term, a replacement shall be selected to fill the unexpired term in the same manner used to make the original selection.

Sec. 3360.01.  (A) There is hereby created a state university to be known as "The University of Toledo." The government of the university of Toledo is vested in a board of eleven trustees who shall be appointed by the governor, with the advice and consent of the senate. Two of the trustees shall be students at the university of Toledo, and their selection and terms shall be in accordance with division (B) of this section. Except for the terms of student members, terms of office shall be for nine years, commencing on the second day of July and ending on the first day of July. Each trustee shall hold office from the date of his appointment until the end of the term for which he the trustee was appointed. Any trustee appointed to fill a vacancy occurring prior to the expiration of the term for which his the trustee's predecessor was appointed shall hold office for the remainder of such term. Any trustee shall continue in office subsequent to the expiration date of his the trustee's term until his the trustee's successor takes office, or until a period of sixty days has elapsed, whichever occurs first. No person who has served a full nine-year term or more than six years of such a term shall be eligible for reappointment until a period of four years has elapsed since the last day of the term for which the person previously served. The trustees shall receive no compensation for their services but shall be paid their reasonable necessary expenses while engaged in the discharge of their official duties. A majority of the board constitutes a quorum.

(B) The student members of the board of trustees of the university of Toledo have no voting power on the board. Student members shall not be considered as members of the board in determining whether whether a quorum is present. Student members shall not be entitled to attend executive sessions of the board. The student members of the board shall be appointed by the governor, with the advice and consent of the senate, from a group of five candidates selected pursuant to a procedure adopted by the university's student governments and approved by the university's board of trustees. The initial term of office of one of the student members shall commence on July 2, 1988 and shall expire on July 1, 1989, and the initial term of office of the other student member shall commence on July 2, 1988 and expire on July 1, 1990. Thereafter, terms of office of student members shall be for two years, each term ending on the same day of the same month of the year as the term it succeeds. In the event that a student member cannot fulfill his a two-year term, a replacement shall be selected to fill the unexpired term in the same manner used to make the original selection.

Sec. 3361.01.  (A) There is hereby created a state university to be known as the "university of Cincinnati." The government of the university of Cincinnati is vested in a board of eleven trustees who shall be appointed by the governor with the advice and consent of the senate. Two of the trustees shall be students at the university of Cincinnati, and their selection and terms shall be in accordance with division (B) of this section. The terms of the first nine members of the board of trustees shall commence upon the effective date of the transfer of assets of the state-affiliated university of Cincinnati to the university of Cincinnati hereby created. One of such trustees shall be appointed for a term ending on the first day of January occurring at least twelve months after such date of transfer, and each of the other trustees shall be appointed for respective terms ending on each succeeding first day of January, so that one term will expire on each first day of January after expiration of the shortest term. Except for the two student trustees, each successor trustee shall be appointed for a term ending on the first day of January, nine years from the expiration date of the term the trustee succeeds, except that any person appointed to fill a vacancy shall be appointed to serve only for the unexpired term.

Any trustee shall continue in office subsequent to the expiration date of the trustee's term until the trustee's successor takes office, or until a period of sixty days has elapsed, whichever occurs first.

No person who has served a full nine-year term or longer or more than six years of such a term shall be eligible to reappointment until a period of four years has elapsed since the last day of the term for which the person previously served.

The trustees shall receive no compensation for their services but shall be paid their reasonable necessary expenses while engaged in the discharge of their official duties. A majority of the board constitutes a quorum.

(B) The student members of the board of trustees of the university of Cincinnati have no voting power on the board. Student members shall not be considered as members of the board in determining whether a quorum is present. Student members shall not be entitled to attend executive sessions of the board. The student members of the board shall be appointed by the governor, with the advice and consent of the senate, from a group of five candidates selected pursuant to a procedure adopted by the university's student governments and approved by the university's board of trustees. The initial term of office of one of the student members shall commence on May 14, 1988 and shall expire on May 13, 1989, and the initial term of office of the other student member shall commence on May 14, 1988 and expire on May 13, 1990. Thereafter, terms of office of student members shall be for two years, each term ending on the same day of the same month of the year as the term it succeeds. In the event that a student cannot fulfill a two-year term, a replacement shall be selected to fill the unexpired term in the same manner used to make the original selection.

Sec. 3362.01.  (A) There is hereby created a state university to be known as "Shawnee state university." The government of Shawnee state university is vested in a board of eleven trustees who shall be appointed by the governor with the advice and consent of the senate. Two of the trustees shall be students at Shawnee state university, and their selection and terms shall be in accordance with division (B) of this section. The remaining trustees shall be appointed as follows: one for a term of one year, one for a term of two years, one for a term of three years, one for a term of four years, one for a term of five years, one for a term of six years, one for a term of seven years, one for a term of eight years, and one for a term of nine years. Thereafter, terms shall be for nine years. All terms of office shall commence on the first day of July and end on the thirtieth day of June. At least five of the trustees, excluding the two student members, shall be residents of territory that constitutes the Shawnee state community college district on the effective date of this section July 2, 1986.

Each trustee shall hold office from the date of his appointment until the end of the term for which he the trustee was appointed. Any trustee appointed to fill a vacancy occurring prior to the expiration of the term for which his the trustee's predecessor was appointed shall hold office for the remainder of such term. Any trustee shall continue in office subsequent to the expiration date of his the trustee's term until his the trustee's successor takes office, or until a period of sixty days has elapsed, whichever occurs first. No person who has served a full nine-year term or more than six years of such a term shall be eligible for reappointment until a period of four years has elapsed since the last day of the term for which the person previously served.

The trustees shall receive no compensation for their services but shall be paid their reasonable and necessary expenses while engaged in the discharge of their official duties.

A majority of the board constitutes a quorum.

(B) The student members of the board of trustees of Shawnee state university have no voting power on the board. Student members shall not be considered as members of the board in determining whether a quorum is present. Student members shall not be entitled to attend executive sessions of the board. The student members of the board shall be appointed by the governor, with the advice and consent of the senate, from a group of five candidates selected pursuant to a procedure adopted by the university's student governments and approved by the university's board of trustees. The initial term of office of one of the student members shall commence on July 1, 1988 and shall expire on June 30, 1989, and the initial term of office of the other student member shall commence on July 1, 1988 and expire on June 30, 1990. Thereafter, terms of office of student members shall be for two years, each term ending on the same day of the same month of the year as the term it succeeds. In the event a student member cannot fulfill his a two-year term, a replacement shall be selected to fill the unexpired term in the same manner used to make the original selection.

SECTION 2. That existing sections 3335.02, 3337.01, 3339.01, 3341.02, 3343.02, 3344.01, 3350.01, 3352.01, 3356.01, 3357.112, 3359.01, 3360.01, 3361.01, and 3362.01 of the Revised Code are hereby repealed.

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