The Arizona State Board for Private Postsecondary Education (“Board”) is responsible for enforcing the statutes and rules relating to private postsecondary education in Arizona. In this capacity, this Board is charged with licensing and regulating private postsecondary private institutions operating vocational programs and granting degrees within the State of Arizona.
PLEASE BE ADVISED, PURSUANT TO:
A.R.S. 41-1030(B): "An agency shall not base a licensing decision in whole or in part on a licensing requirement or condition that is not specifically authorized by statute, rule or state tribal gaming compact. A general grant of authority in statute does not constitute a basis for imposing a licensing requirement or condition unless a rule is made pursuant to that general grant of authority that specifically authorizes the requirement or condition."
A.R.S. 41-1030(D):"This section may be enforced in a private civil action and relief may be awarded against the state. The court may award reasonable attorney fees, damages and all fees associated with the license application to a party that prevails in an action against the state for a violation of this section"
A.R.S. 41-1030(E): "A state employee may not intentionally or knowingly violate this section. A violation of this section is cause for disciplinary action or dismissal pursuant to the agency's adopted personnel policy."