Caption: Board of Trustees Minutes - 1896
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UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS.
Messrs. Morgan, Armstrong and Morrison were appointed a committee to prepare resolutions with regard to the suspension of certain students for hazing. President Draper made a full explanation of the action taken by the Council of Administration with regard to this suspension. The Board adjourned to meet at 9 o'clock Wednesday morning.
SESSION OF WEDNESDAY MORNING.
When the Board met pursuant to adjournment, the same members were present as Tuesday afternoon, except Dr. Smith and Mrs. Flower. On motion of Mr. Armstrong, Dr. Draper and Professor Shattuck, the Business Agent, were authorized to make arrangements to take care of the legislative committee which was expected to visit the University Friday. They were given power to spend such a sum of money for this purpose as might be found necessary, Messrs. Yeager & Schultz, contractors on Engineering Hall, were, on motion of Mr. Morgan, given an opportunity to state their reasons for asking a remission of the penalty enforced against them on account of their delay in completing the building according to the terms of the contract. After they had been heard, it was voted, on motion of Mr. Morrison, that the contractors should present their claims to the Committee on Buildings and Grounds, when appointed. The request of W. O. Krohn for an appropriation to meet expenses incurred and future expenses in the psychological laboratory was referred to the Committee on Finance. On motion of Mr. Bullard, Messrs. McLean and Morrison were elected members of the Executive Committee of the Board. The President announced the standing committees of the Board as follows: Farm—Isaac S. Raymond, chairman; N. B. Morrison, Alex. McLean, J. W. Judy. Buildings and Grounds—Richard P. Morgan, chairman; N. B. Morrison, Alexander McLean, I. S. Raymond. Finance—N. B. Morrison, chairman; S. A. Bullard, J. E. Armstrong. Instruction—J. E. Armstrong, chairman; S. A. Bullard, S. M. Inglis, Dr. Julia H. Smith. Publication—Nelson W. Graham, chairman; President Draper, W. L. Pillsbury. Library—President Draper, chairman; S. M. Inglis, Mrs. Flower, Professor S. W. Shattuck, Percy F. Bicknell. Students'1 Welfare—Dr. Julia H. Smith, chairman; Mrs. Flower, R. P. Morgan. The committee last named is a new committee. President Draper presented the report of the Experiment Station.