President's Primer

A resource of state and federal information on topics of importance to Ohio higher education.


Student Financial Aid
Ohio Student Aid Program
Federal Student Aid Programs

Recognition as a Nonprofit Corporation and Tax Exempt Status
Filing as a Nonprofit Corporation
Registration as a Charity in Ohio
State Tax Exempt Status
Federal Tax Exempt Status
Charity Status
Form 990
Unrelated Business Income Tax

Governance of Nonprofit Organizations
Responsibilities of Nonprofit Boards
Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 and Nonprofit Corporations

Health and Safety
Environmental Standards
Smoking Ban
Concealed Carry of Weapons
Police Power

Labor and Employment
Workers Compensation
Unemployment Compensation
Ohio Minimum Wage
Ohio Civil Rights Commission
Federal Minimum Wage
Federal Civil Rights Law

Institutional Authorization
Ohio Board of Regents
Federal Accreditation

Ohio State Government
General Structure

The Chancellor and the Ohio Board of Regents
General Operating Budget

Controlling Board

Higher Education Facilities Commission

General Legal References