(110 ILCS 225/2) (from Ch. 144, par. 2952)
Sec. 2. Definitions. In this Act:
"Board" means the Illinois Board of Higher Education.
"Nonpublic institution of higher education" means an educational organization, other than a public institution of higher education, that provides a minimum of an organized 2 year program at the private junior college level or higher and that operates in conformity with standards substantially equivalent to those of the public institutions of higher education.
"Public institution of higher education" means the University of Illinois, Southern Illinois University, Chicago State University, Eastern Illinois University, Governors State University, Illinois State University, Northeastern Illinois University, Northern Illinois University, Western Illinois University, the public community colleges of this State, and any other public universities, colleges and community colleges now or hereafter established or authorized by the General Assembly.
"Cooperative work study" means an academically related work and study experience with business, industry, government or other agencies and organizations. Cooperative work study may include, but is not limited to, summer internships, clinical placements, internships and work experiences during the academic year.
(Source: P.A. 89-4, eff. 1-1-96.)
Last modified: February 18, 2015