N.H. Code Admin. R. Hedc 403.02 - Institutions Seeking Incorporation in New Hampshire with a Main Campus Outside the United States

Current through Register Vol. 42, No. 14, April 7, 2022

(a) Pursuant to RSA 292:8-c through 8-h, the commission shall advise the legislature concerning the granting of degrees.
(b) Any institution that intends to seek incorporation as a degree-granting institution with a main campus outside the United States shall secure approval from the commission prior to seeking authority from the legislature and shall submit articles of agreement as required by RSA 292:8-c and 8-d and shall be subject to the provisions of Hedc 405.
(c) In addition, it shall submit the following information:
(1) Information regarding legal status of the institution in the country/countries in which it currently operates or intends to operate, and recognition by the country/countries in which it intends to operate by the ministry of education and accreditor(s) as applicable;
(2) Evidence of a staffed administrative office in New Hampshire;
(3) Evidence of representation by legal counsel who is a member of the Bar in New Hampshire or another state;
(4) Annual financial audits by a certified public accountant in the U.S. or by a U.S. affiliate firm in the country or countries where the institution operates or plans to operate;
(5) Accreditation status/intentions with a regional or national agency recognized by the U.S. department of education, the council for higher education accreditation, or both;
(6) Evidence that the institution's leadership has significant experience with American higher education; and
(7) Evidence that the governing board includes members from the New Hampshire community.


N.H. Code Admin. R. Hedc 403.02

#10429, eff 10-5-13 (See Revision Note at chapter heading for Hedc 400)

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