§ 16-44-1 Declaration of intention.
The general assembly, having found that the welfare of the state and the educational interests of many of its young people will be served by college programs of two (2) years' duration offered by institutions established for this specific purpose, declares its intention to provide those educational programs through the establishment and operation of two (2) year community colleges as a part of a unified system of higher education.
(P.L. 1960, ch. 47, § 1.)