CHAPTER 18. EDUCATION.
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ARTICLE 12. STATE TEACHERS' COLLEGES.
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§18-12-1. Change of names; management; continuation of functions;
courses and degrees; rules and regulations;
qualifications of president and teachers.
The state teachers' colleges heretofore established and
known as state normal schools shall be continued and shall be
known respectively, as follows:"Fairmont State College,"
"Shepherd College,""Glenville State College,""West Liberty State
College" and "Concord College." The educational affairs of the
aforesaid institutions shall be under the control, supervision
and management of the state board of education, as provided in
section thirteen, article two of this chapter, and their
financial and business affairs shall be under the charge and
control of the state commissioner of public institutions, as
provided in section four, article one, chapter twenty-five of
this code. The functions of these colleges shall continue to be
the preparation of teachers through such courses of study as the
faculties thereof may prescribe with the approval of the state
board of education, and also the offering of such curricula in
general and vocational education as the state board of education
may direct or approve. The colleges are authorized to grant the
degrees of bachelor of arts and bachelor of science to students
completing the curricula for such degrees as approved by the
state board of education. The rules and regulations made by the
presidents and faculties of these colleges for their general
government, for the admission of students thereto, the standards
of scholarship to be maintained therein and the graduation of
students therefrom shall be submitted to the state board of education for its approval. The president and teachers of each
of the colleges shall be persons of broad and liberal education,
as evidenced by the possession of a bachelor's degree from a
standard college or university, or the equivalent thereof, as a
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