AN ACT CHANGING THE NAME OF THE BECKER JUNIOR COLLEGE OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION AND SECRETARIAL SCIENCE TO BECKER COLLEGE.
Whereas, The deferred operation of this act would
tend to defeat its purpose, which is to
immediately allow Becker college to grant certain degrees,
therefore it is hereby declared to be an emergency law,
necessary for the immediate preservation of the
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives
in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same,
SECTION 1. Chapter 555 of the acts of 1943 is hereby amended by
striking out sections 1 and 2 and inserting in place thereof the following two sections:-
Section 1. The name of Becker School of Business Administration
and Secretarial Science, a corporation incorporated under the provisions of
chapter one hundred and eighty of the General Laws on December fourth,
nineteen hundred and forty, is hereby changed to Becker College; provided,
however, that such name, when used on the official documents and
publications of said College, shall be accompanied by a phrase which will
effectively distinguish such institution from a senior college.
Section 2. Said corporation is hereby authorized and empowered to
grant to students properly accredited and recommended by its faculty, upon
completion of the two-year course in said junior college, the degree of
Associate in Science in the following educational fields: liberal arts,
business, secretarial science, education, health and animal sciences,
technical studies, retailing and human services, environmental studies, law
and criminal justice, communications, sports and recreation, travel and
tourism, hospitality, and, to offer any and all other courses or programs
relating or incidental thereto.
SECTION 2. Notwithstanding the provisions of section thirty of
chapter sixty-nine of the General Laws, the authority to provide
instruction and grant the degree of Associate in Science provided in
section one shall not be subject to the approval of the board of regents of
higher education nor shall it give said board any authority, governance,
power or control over Becker College under the provisions of said section
thirty of said chapter sixty-nine.