Senate File 2361 - Reprinted SENATE FILE 2361 BY COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION (SUCCESSOR TO SF 2191) (As Amended and Passed by the Senate March 7, 2018 ) A BILL FOR An Act relating to academic programs of regents institutions. 1 BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF IOWA: 2 SF 2361 (3) 87 je/jh/ko
S.F. 2361 Section 1. Section 262.9, Code 2018, is amended by adding 1 the following new subsections: 2 NEW SUBSECTION . 39. Require that undergraduate students 3 enrolled in an institution of higher education governed by the 4 board who will graduate on or after July 1, 2019, complete a 5 financial literacy course offered by the institution prior to 6 graduation. 7 NEW SUBSECTION . 40. Develop and implement a policy 8 to provide to each undergraduate student enrolled at an 9 institution of higher education governed by the board who 10 has formally declared an intention to pursue a degree from a 11 baccalaureate degree program a report on the employment rate 12 in the student’s field of study one year after graduation, 13 percentage of graduates of the institution who completed the 14 program and entered a postgraduate degree program within one 15 year of graduation, average starting salary, and average 16 student debt upon graduation of graduates of the institution 17 who completed the program. The report shall be provided on an 18 annual basis and shall be based upon the most recent available 19 data. 20 NEW SUBSECTION . 41. By July 1, 2019, develop and implement 21 a policy requiring each institution of higher education under 22 its control to provide students enrolled in baccalaureate 23 degree programs with information necessary to facilitate the 24 ability of such students to complete such programs in three 25 academic years. 26 -1- SF 2361 (3) 87 je/jh/ko 1/ 1