3.40 Recognition of Veteran Status

Board Policies
Chapter 3 - Educational Policies

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Part 1. Purpose. This policy establishes veteran status as a factor to be recognized in evaluating  applicants for admission to graduate and professional programs, in accordance with Minnesota Statutes 197.775.

Part 2. Definitions.

Subpart A. Graduate or Professional Programs. Graduate or professional programs means post-baccalaureate educational programs leading to master’s, specialist, or doctoral degrees offered by Minnesota state universities.

Subpart B. Veteran. Veteran means a person who is currently serving or has ever served in the United State armed forces and has been discharged under honorable conditions.

Part 3. Policy. Each Minnesota state university shall adopt a policy recognizing, for applicants who are veterans, an applicant's veteran status as a positive factor in determining whether to grant admission to a graduate or professional academic degree program.

Part 4. Report. By January 15 of every year, each Minnesota state university shall submit a report to the system office on the number of veterans who applied for a graduate or professional academic degree program and the number accepted during the previous fiscal year.

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Policy History:

Date of Adoption: 3/19/14,
Date of Implementation: 3/19/14,

Date & Subject of Revisions:

There is no additional history for policy 3.40.

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