Caption: Board of Trustees Minutes - 1896
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UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS.
T h e P r e s i d e n t was a u t h o r i z e d to employ a practical e l e c t r i c i a n r who shall be an assistant in t h e electrical d e p a r t m e n t . T h e following c o m m u n i c a t i o n from t h e College of P h y s i c i a n s a n d S u r g e o n s , of Chicago, was received for record:
COLLEGE OF PHYSICIANS AND SURGEONS..
CHICAGO, December 18, 1894.. At a regular meeting of the Board of Directors of the College of Physicians, and Surgeons of Chicago, held on December 15, 1894, the following resolutions were unanimously adopted: 1. That the Board of Directors of the College of Physicians and Surgeons, of Chicago, hereby proposes and agrees to sell the property and good will of' the College to the Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois for a pricenot exceeding one hundred and sixty thousand dollars, to be agreed upon by the parties in interest or decided by a committee of arbitration upon the basisof the exact amount of money actually expended in the upbuilding of the mx~ stitution. 2. That we hereby agree not to engage in negotiations with any otherUniversity pending the action of the legislature upon the foregoing proposition.
D. A. K. STEELE, President.
[SEAL.] OSCAR A. K I N G , Secretary.
January 4, 1895. At a meeting of the stockholders of the College, held January 2, 1895, the* action of the Directors was unanimously approved.
WM. BY-LAWS. E. QUINE..
S e c t i o n 2 of article 9 of t h e B y - L a w s of t h e B o a r d was a m e n d e d to r e a d as follows: SECTION 2. The President shall be charged with the supervision of theeducational facilities and interests of the University, and to that end shall recommend from time to time to the consideration of the Board such measures as he shall deem necessary and expedient. He shall have, under the direction of the Board or its Executive Committee, general supervision of all* the departments in the University and the officers therein, and shall, at the request of the Board, recommend all professors, instructors, and assistants of the institution, that may from time to time be found needful. He shall report, in full, in writing, at the annual meeting of the Board of Trustees what has. been done during the year in the several departments of the University^ together with recommendations as to the future requirements of the University, as may seem to him needful. At other meetings he shall present, in writing or otherwise, such matters as he finds necessary to bring to the consideration of the Board. T h e c o m m i t t e e a p p o i n t e d to consider t h e p u r c h a s e of t h e Collegeof P h y s i c i a n s a n d S u r g e o n s m a d e a n informal r e p o r t of progress. T h e following resolution, offered by Mr. M c L e a n , was a d o p t e d : Resolved, That the committee on the College of Physicians and Surgeons be? requested to ascertain and report to this Board, at once, the actual value of the real estate and other property belonging to the College of Physicians and Surgeons, and that the committee have authority to expend whatever monev may be necessary in order to ascertain the facts upon which to base suck report.