(110 ILCS 1005/1)
(from Ch. 144, par. 121)
For the purposes of this Act:
"Post-secondary educational institution" means a privately-operated
college, junior college or university offering degrees and instruction above the
high school level either in residence or by correspondence.
"Board" means the Board of Higher Education established under "An Act
creating a Board of Higher Education, defining its powers and duties, making
an appropriation therefor, and repealing an Act herein named", approved
August 22, 1961, as now or hereafter amended.
"Degree" means any designation, appellation, series of letters or words,
or other symbol which signifies or purports to signify that the recipient
thereof has satisfactorily completed an organized academic program of study
beyond the secondary school level.
(Source: P.A. 80-1309.)