VII-13. State colleges; government; board; name; selection; duties; compensation.

The general government of the state colleges as now existing, and such other state colleges as may be established by law, shall be vested, under the direction of the Legislature, in a board of seven members to be styled as designated by the Legislature, six of whom shall be appointed by the Governor, with the advice and consent of the Legislature, two each for a term of two, four, and six years, and two each biennium thereafter for a term of six years, and the Commissioner of Education shall be a member ex officio. The duties and powers of the board shall be prescribed by law, and the members thereof shall receive no compensation for the performance of their duties, but may be reimbursed their actual expenses incurred therein.

Source:Neb. Const. art. VIII, sec. 13 (1920); Adopted 1920, Constitutional Convention, 1919-1920, No. 25; Transferred by Constitutional Convention, 1919-1920, art. VII, sec. 13; Amended 1952, Laws 1951, c. 164, sec. 2(4), p. 646; Amended 1968, Laws 1967, c. 315, sec. 1, p. 845.