Caption: Board of Trustees Minutes - 1896
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U N I V E R S I T Y OF
On motion of Mr. Bullard, it was voted that the Executive Committee be instructed to purchase the Chase property on Springfield avenue between Wfight street and our shops, in the City of Urbana, 111., and pay not to exceed the sum of $7,000 therefor, which sum was appropriated from the general fund for that purpose. It was also voted that the abstract of title should be submitted to Judge Cunningham. Dr. Draper's bill of expenses amounting to $80.59 was ordered paid. President Graham appointed Mr. Inglis and Dr. Smith members of the Committee on Instruction, and Mr. Judy a member of the Farm Committee. An appropriation of $100 was made for the Technogra/ph. The Treasurer was instructed to transfer $7,000 of Kankakee bonds held as part of the general fund to the endowment fund and $7,000 cash from the endowment fund to the general fund. The board adjourned to meet at 7:30 o'clock p. m.
At the evening session a conference was had with Mr. Meyer, speaker of the house of representatives, and Mr. Dunlap, chairman of the senate committee on appropriations. The Board adjourned to meet at 8 o'clock a. m., Wednesday.
No quorum was present and the Board adjourned.
N. W. GRAHAM,
W. L. PILLSBURY,
MEETING OF THE EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE.
A meeting of the Executive Committee of the Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois was held in Parlor 5, Leland Hotel, at 9 o'clock a. m., Wednesday, February 13, 1895. All the members of the committee were present. There was presented from the Faculty of the University a set of by-laws which had been adopted by the Faculty, and to which the Board of Trustees was requested to give its approval.
BY-LAWS OF THE FACULTY.
1. The Faculty of the University shall consist of the President and all the resident professors and assistant professors, and of such others as have independent charge of departments of the University instruction, and the Librarian. The President of the University shall be its president, and the dean of the general Faculty its Vice-President, ex officio, and a Secretary shall be chosen annually by ballot at the first regular meeting in September.