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Rule §21.591 Definitions

Published: 2015

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The following words and terms, when used in this subchapter, shall have the following meanings, unless the context clearly indicates otherwise:   (1) Institution of Higher Education--A public or private and independent institution as defined in the Texas Education Code, §61.003, and an out-of-state institution of higher education that is accredited by a recognized accrediting agency.   (2) Recognized Accrediting Agency--The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools and any other association or organization so designated by the board.   (3) Student Loan in Default--Student loan debt that has been reduced to a judgment.   (4) Service Period--A period of service equal to a minimum of nine months of a 12-month academic year that qualifies an eligible doctoral faculty member for an annual education loan repayment.   (5) Program--The Border County Doctoral Faculty Education Loan Repayment Program.

Source Note: The provisions of this §21.591 adopted to be effective December 28, 1999, 24 TexReg 11750; amended to be effective November 27, 2002, 27 TexReg 10920; amended to be effective February 23, 2011, 36 TexReg 924