When used in this chapter, unless the context otherwise requires:
1. "Community college" means a publicly supported school which may offer programs of adult and continuing education, lifelong learning, community education, and up to two years of liberal arts, preprofessional, or occupational instruction partially fulfilling the requirements for a baccalaureate degree but confers no more than an associate degree; or which offers as the whole or as part of the curriculum up to two years of vocational or technical education, training, or retraining to persons who are preparing to enter the labor market.
2. "Director" means the director of the department of education.
3. "Merged area" means an area where two or more school systems or parts of school systems merge resources to operate a community college in the manner provided in this chapter.
4. "State board" means the state board of education.
[C66, 71, 73, 75, 77, 79, 81, § 280A.2]
85 Acts, ch 212, §21, 22; 90 Acts, ch 1253, § 27 ~IC93, § 260C.2
Referred to in § 87.4, 260D.2, 261.87, 321J.22
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