Caption: Board of Trustees Minutes - 1896
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PROCEEDINGS OF BOARD OF TRUSTEES.
U R B A N A , III., June 12, 1895.
To the Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois. GENTLEMEN: Your Committee on Students 7 Welfare has considered the suggestion of President Draper concerning returning fees to,such students as may continue in the military band by appointment of the Professor of Military Science after they are no longer subject to military duty, and recommends that an amount equal to the term fees be paid them at the end of the year. Your committee also recommends that a special]musical scholarship of $300 a year for two years be given to the present leader of the band, Mr. William L. Steele, as suggested by President Draper, Respectfully submitted,
J U L I A HOLMES SMITH, LUCY L. FLOWER, EICHARD P. MORGAN,
Committee on Students*' Welfare. I t was voted t h a t after Sept. 1st, next, t h e p a y of t h e secretary in t h e P r e s i d e n t ' s office should be $60 a m o n t h ; t h a t t h e p a y of t h e secr e t a r y in t h e R e g i s t r a r ' s office, a n d t h e s t e n o g r a p h e r in t h e office of t h e College of E n g i n e e r i n g , $50 a m o n t h , a n d t h a t t h e S e c r e t a r y of t h e E x p e r i m e n t S t a t i o n should be a u t h o r i z e d to p a y h i s stenograp h e r $50 a m o n t h , t h i s last to be p a i d from t h e funds of t h e E x p e r i m e n t Station. T h e B o a r d t h e n adjourned to meet at 9 o'clock T h u r s d a y m o r n i n g .
S E S S I O N OF T H U R S D A Y M O R N I N G .
T h e same m e m b e r s were p r e s e n t as on W e d n e s d a y , except Mrs. Smith. A c o m m u n i c a t i o n received from t h e R o c k R i v e r F a r m e r s ' C l u b was referred to t h e F a r m Committee. T h e following resolution offered b y Mr. M c L e a n was a d o p t e d : Resolved, That all reports of standing and special committees touching matters submitted to them for investigation or action shall be made in writing, giving such details as the subject matter of such reports requires. T h e four resolutions w h i c h follow were successively p r e s e n t e d a n d
Resolved, That Mr. A. B. Baker be relieved of his duties as janitor at University Hall and that, in view of his long and faithful service and the esteem in which he is held by the Board, he be retained in its service for the purpose of conducting visitors about the University buildings and grounds, and performing such other light service as may be requested of him by the President; and that for such services he be given the use of the quarters now occupied by him in the basement of University Hall, and also the sum of $500 a year. Resolved, That there be appointed a superintendent of buildings and grounds at an annual salary not exceeding $1,200 a year, whose duty it shall be to have general charge of all University building and grounds. All the janitors employed by the University shall be under his supervision and direction, and for cause may be discharged by him at any time. Temporary workmen and helpers which are necessary at times may be employed by him at rates of compensation approved by the Business Agent. In the discharge of his duties he shall act under the general direction of the Buildings and Grounds Committee and, in its absence, the President of the University.