Application of Franklin University for Approval as an Education Enterprise to Offer Courses in Pennsylvania
[43 Pa.B. 2859]
[Saturday, May 25, 2013]
Notice of Opportunity for Hearing and
Invitation to Protest
Under 24 Pa.C.S. § 6503(e) (relating to certification of institutions), the Department of Education (Department) will consider the application of Franklin University based in Columbus, OH, for approval as an education enterprise to offer courses in this Commonwealth toward degrees that will be awarded under degree-granting authority in Ohio. The university will offer programs in Accounting, Forensic Accounting, Business Administration, Management and Leadership, and Allied Healthcare Management. All programs lead to a Bachelor of Science Degree. The programs will be offered at the Community College of Beaver County, Monaca, PA.
In accordance with 24 Pa.C.S. § 6503(e), the Department will act upon this application without a hearing, unless, within 30 days after the publication of this notice in the Pennsylvania Bulletin, a written request for public hearing is filed with the Department, along with a notice of intervention, a petition to intervene or protest in accordance with 1 Pa. Code §§ 35.23 and 35.24 (relating to protests) or 1 Pa. Code §§ 35.27—35.32 (relating to intervention).
Petitions to intervene, protest and request for hearing shall be filed with Dr. Rod Niner, Higher Education Associate, 333 Market Street, Harrisburg, PA 17126-0333 on or before the due date prescribed by this notice. Persons wishing to review the application should call (717) 783-8228 or write to the previous address to schedule a time for an in-office review. Duplicate copies of the application are not available.
Persons with a disability who wish to attend the hearing, if held, and require an auxiliary aid, service or other accommodation to participate should contact Dr. Rod Niner at (717) 783-8228 to discuss accommodations.
RONALD J. TOMALIS,
[Pa.B. Doc. No. 13-956. Filed for public inspection May 24, 2013, 9:00 a.m.]
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