W. Va. Code R. § 135-35-2 - Definitions

Current through Register Vol. XXXIX, No. 11, March 18, 2022

2.1. Accredited School

A school that is accredited by a regional or national accrediting agency that is recognized by the United States Department of Education.

2.2. Associate Degree

A degree that may be awarded by accredited schools pursuant to a program of not less than two (2) academic years as authorized by West Virginia Code 18B-2B-9.

2.3. Council

The West Virginia Council for Community and Technical College Education.

2.4. Campus

A permanent facility where instruction takes place, or a facility where courses are taught for more than ten (10) days per calendar year.

2.5. Chancellor

The Chancellor of the West Virginia Council for Community and Technical College Education or his or her designee.

2.6. Financially Sound

Meeting two of the following: a current ratio of at least 1:1 regarding total current assets compared to total current liabilities, positive total equity, or current year profitability.

2.7. Immediate Family

Spouse, parent, sibling, child, or grandchild.

2.8. Ownership Change

When the change of ownership results in a change in control of the school outside the immediate family.

2.9. Person

Any individual, group of individuals, partnership, association, organization, business, trust, corporation, or other business entity.

2.10. Business, Occupational, or Trade School

An institution, organization, or entity no matter how titled, maintaining or conducting classes or instruction for a consideration, remuneration, or tuition, designed to prepare an individual for employment or enhance employment skills.

2.11. Representative

Any person representing a school, whether such school is located within or outside of the State of West Virginia, or acting as an agent, solicitor, procurer, broker, or independent contractor to produce students or enrollees for any such school by solicitation in any form at any place in this state.

2.12. School

Business, occupational, or trade, school.

2.13. Specialized Associate Degree

Degree that may be awarded by accredited schools pursuant to a degree program of not less than two (2) academic years.

2.14. State

The State of West Virginia.

2.17. Terms

Regularly established divisions of the academic school year, each with an established starting and ending date, which is normally referred to as modules, quarters, trimesters, or semesters.


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