Education Law Section 5715
New York state school of industrial and labor relations
1.Findings. It is necessary that understanding of industrial and labor relations be advanced; that more effective cooperation among employers and employees and more general recognition of their mutual rights, obligations and duties under the laws pertaining to industrial and labor relations in New York state be achieved; that means for encouraging the growth of mutual respect and greater responsibility on the part of both employers and employees be developed; and that industrial efficiency through the analysis of problems relating to employment be improved.
2.Policy. In the interpretation and application of this section, it is hereby declared to be the policy of the state to provide facilities for instruction and research in the field of industrial and labor relations through the maintenance of a school of industrial and labor relations.
3.School continued. The New York state school of industrial and labor relations, heretofore established by chapter one hundred sixty-two of the laws of nineteen hundred forty-four, is hereby continued in the state university, at Cornell university in the city of Ithaca.
4.Object of school. The object of such school shall be to improve industrial and labor conditions in the state through the provision of instruction, the conduct of research, and the dissemination of information in all aspects of industrial, labor, and public relations, affecting employers and employees.
5.Property of school. All lands, buildings, furniture, apparatus, and other property heretofore or hereafter erected or furnished by the state for the said school of industrial and labor relations shall be and remain the property of the state, and shall be in the custody and under the control of Cornell university, as the representative of the state university trustees.
6.Control and operation.
a.Subject to appropriations by the state therefor, Cornell university, as the representative of the state university trustees, shall administer the New York state school of industrial and labor relations as to the establishment of courses of study, the creation of departments and positions, the determination of the number and salaries of members of the faculty and other employees thereof, the appointment and employment thereof, the maintenance of discipline and as to all other matters pertaining to its educational policies, activities and operations, including research work and the dissemination of information in all aspects of industrial, labor, and public relations, affecting employers and employees. The state university trustees shall maintain general supervision over such school.
b.The tuition fees charged to students shall be regulated by Cornell university after prior consultation with the state university trustees and all other fees and charges in such school shall be fixed by Cornell university.
c.Cornell university shall receive no income, profit or compensation for the exercise and performance of the powers and duties conferred and imposed by this section in connection with such school. All moneys received by such university in the course of the administration of such school from tuition, fees and other charges shall be used exclusively for such school. Money appropriated by the state for such school shall be payable from the state treasury upon the audit and warrant of the comptroller upon vouchers approved by the chancellor of the state university, as the chief administrative officer of the state university, or by such authority or authorities in the state university as shall be designated by the chancellor by a rule or written direction filed with the comptroller, when and in the manner authorized by the state university trustees.
Section 5715 — New York state school of industrial and labor relations,
https://www.nysenate.gov/legislation/laws/EDN/5715 (updated Sep. 22, 2014; accessed Nov. 25, 2023).