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22 Pa. Code § 40.2. Statement of philosophy, mission and need.

§ 40.2. Statement of philosophy, mission and need.

 An institution or chartering group applying for institutional approval shall submit a statement of its philosophy and objectives as part of the application to the Department. The statement of philosophy shall set forth what the institution regards as its major mission and the major categories of academic programs to be provided, including its provisions for affirmative action and equal educational opportunity. The statement of objectives shall express the specific means of fulfilling that mission, with particular emphasis on objectives to be achieved by the requested status. The statement shall show the short and long term planning of the institution and shall include the evaluation procedures used to determine future developments and a procedure for modifying or amending the mission. The statement also shall document how the mission fulfills the educational needs of this Commonwealth and does not duplicate education already provided in the institution’s service region and the Commonwealth.


   The provisions of this §  40.2 amended under sections 1317 and 1319 of The Administrative Code of 1929 (71 P. S. § §  367 and 369).


   The provisions of this §  40.2 adopted April 30, 1982, effective May 1, 1982, 12 Pa.B. 1389; amended November 13, 1987, effective November 14, 1987, 17 Pa.B. 4651. Immediately preceding text appears at serial page (108473).

Cross References

   This section cited in 22 Pa. Code §  40.26 (relating to agreements); and 22 Pa. Code §  40.33 (relating to agreements).

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