(110 ILCS 220/5) (from Ch. 144, par. 285)
    Sec. 5. Any not-for-profit corporation organized to administer an interinstitutional program of higher education may be recognized under this Section if it has been in existence for 3 years or longer, it is structured for continuing operation, it is substantial in scope, it is oriented to and supported by the community in which it is located and it is consistent with the Illinois master plan for higher education.
    In each request of the Board of Higher Education to the General Assembly for the appropriation of funds for the purpose of making grants under this Act the Board shall specify the amount of the grant proposed for each not-for-profit corporation recognized under this Section.
    The following not-for-profit corporations are recognized for the purposes of this Section:
    The Quad Cities Graduate Study Center.
(Source: P.A. 77-2813.)