Caption: Board of Trustees Minutes - 1896
This is a reduced-resolution page image for fast online browsing.
EXTRACTED TEXT FROM PAGE:
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS.
some discussion, on motion of Mr. Bullard, further consideration of the bond was postponed until Wednesday afternoon. The Board then adjourned to meet at 2 o'clock Wednesday afternoon.
SESSION OF WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON.
At this session the same members were present as on Tuesday. The bond of the Treasurer was further considered and was approved on the following vote: Yeas, Messrs. Armstrong, Bullard, Graham, McLean, Morrison, Raymond, and Mrs. Smith; nays, Mr. Morgan and Mrs. Flower. The Committee on Instruction reported verbally recommending the appointment of Arnold Tompkins, A.M., as professor of pedagogy at a salary of $1,800.00 a year. That George D. Fairfield, A. M., be appointed to the position in the department of Romance languages made vacant by the resignation of Professor Bruner, with the title of Assistant Professor of Romance Languages, and at a salary of $1,000.00 a year. That there be established a department of political science and constitutional history and law, and that Chas. W. Tooke, Ph. D., be appointed Assistant Professor of Political Science, at a salary of $1,000.00 a year. That there be established a department of mediaeval history, and that Frank Zinkeisen, Ph. D., be appointed Assistant Professor of History, at a salary of $1,000.00 a year. That Mr. Henry H. Everett be appointed Director of Physical Training, to receive a salary for the first year of $1,200.00, for the second year $1,400.00, and for the third year $1,600.00, if his services shall be satisfactory. That the term of service of each of the above named persons begin September 1, 1895. That Miss Ella H. Morrison be appointed Director of Physical Culture for Women, and to have charge of the woman's gymnasium, at a salary of $700.00 for ten months, term of service to begin September 1, 1895. That Mr. George A Huff be appointed Assistant Director of the Gymnasium and Coach for Athletic Teams, to be paid by the University $500.00 for ten months, service beginning September 1, 1895. That there be established a School of Music; and that Mr. Walter Howe Jones be appointed Assistant Professor of Music; that he receive a salary of $700.00 a year and one-half of the music fees in excess of $700.00, term of service to begin September 1, 1895. That there be an assistant in vocal music at a salary of $500.00 for ten months, beginning September 1, 1895, such assistant to be appointed by President Draper. The report of the committee was adopted, and the appointments were made as therein recommended.