New Jersey Revised Statutes § 18a:72a-41 - Findings, Declarations.

18A:72A-41 Findings, declarations.

2.The Legislature finds and declares that:

a.Higher education plays a vital role in the economic development of the nation and the State by providing the education and training of the work force of the future and by advancing science and technology through research;

b.The rapid technological changes occurring throughout the world have a considerable impact on the quality of teaching, learning, and research at colleges and universities;

c.The current inventory of instructional and research equipment at the colleges and universities within the State is aging, both chronologically and technologically, and much of it has been rendered obsolete; and

d.The Secretary of Higher Education, who is statutorily responsible for the coordination and planning of higher education in New Jersey, has identified a crucial need to establish a regular financing mechanism for scientific, engineering, technical, computer, communications, and instructional equipment at New Jersey's public and private institutions of higher education.

L.1993, c.136, s.2; amended 2009, c.308, s.32; 2012, c.42, s.2.

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