2012 Changes in Higher Education
Bill # Short TitleSponsorsBill SummaryMost Recent StatusCalendar NotificationNews Links
HB12-1080Adams State College Name Change VIGIL / SCHWARTZ H.B. 12-1080 Adams state college - Adams state university. The act changes the name of Adams state college to Adams state university. APPROVED by Governor May 19, 2012 EFFECTIVE May 19, 2012 05/19/2012 Governor Action - Signed
NOT ON CALENDARRelease: Updated: Gov. HickenlooperÂ’s statewide bill signing tour schedule
HB12-1324Colorado Mesa University MASSEY / JOHNSTON H.B. 12-1324 Colorado Mesa university - admission standards. The act changes the admission standards for Colorado Mesa university from "moderately selective" to "selective". The number of members of the board of trustees is increased from 11 to 13. APPROVED by Governor May 21, 2012 EFFECTIVE May 21, 2012 05/21/2012 Governor Action - Signed
NOT ON CALENDARRelease: Higher academic standards for Colorado Mesa University signed into law
Gov. Hickenlooper Signs 3 Bills into Law in Grand Junction
Gov. Hickenlooper signs several bills
HB12-1331Name Change Western State College Of Colorado BROWN / SCHWARTZ H.B. 12-1331 Western state Colorado university. The act changes the name of Western state college of Colorado to Western state Colorado university. APPROVED by Governor June 4, 2012 EFFECTIVE August 1, 2012 06/04/2012 Governor Action - Signed
NOT ON CALENDARRelease: Western State College now a university, thanks to Brown
SB12-148Name Change Metropolitan State College Of Denver GUZMAN / DURAN S.B. 12-148 Metropolitan state university of Denver. The act changes the name of Metropolitan state college of Denver to Metropolitan state university of Denver. APPROVED by Governor April 18, 2012 EFFECTIVE July 1, 2012 04/18/2012 Governor Action - Signed
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