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Chapter 174

Effective - 28 Aug 1979 bottom

  174.040.  Board of regents, how known — general powers. — The board of regents for each of the educational institutions referred to in section 174.020 shall be known respectively as "The Board of Regents" and by their respective names they shall have perpetual succession, with power to:

  (1)  Sue and be sued;

  (2)  Complain and defend in all courts;

  (3)  Take, purchase, and hold real estate, and sell and convey or otherwise dispose of the same;

  (4)  Condemn and appropriate real estate or other property, or any interest therein, for any public purpose within the scope of its organization, in the same manner and with like effect as is provided in chapter 523 relating to the appropriation and valuation of lands taken for telegraph, telephone, gravel and plank or railroad purposes; and

  (5)  Make and use a common seal and to alter the same.


(RSMo 1939 § 10753, A. 1949 S.B. 1046, A.L. 1957 p. 482, A.L. 1979 S.B. 2)

Prior revisions: 1929 § 9596; 1919 § 11491; 1909 § 11065


Board of regents of University of Central Missouri and Missouri State University abolished and board of governors appointed, when, 174.450

Confidentiality, board of governors, recusal, 174.621

Meetings of board, closed to student representatives, when, 174.621

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