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Title: Board of Trustee Minutes, January 2, 1835 [Containing the Establishment of the Executive Committee and Ordinances for Transacting Business]: Electronic Edition.
Author: University of North Carolina (1793-1962). Board of Trustees
Funding from the University Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill supported the electronic publication of this title.
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First Edition, 2007
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Publisher: The University Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
2007
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Title of collection: Records of the Board of Trustees of the University of North Carolina (#40001), University Archives, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Title of document: Board of Trustee Minutes, January 2, 1835 [Containing the Establishment of the Executive Committee and Ordinances for Transacting Business]
Author: University of North Carolina (1793-1962). Board of Trustees
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Note: Call number 40001 (University Archives, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)
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Board of Trustee Minutes, January 2, 1835 [Containing the Establishment of the Executive Committee and Ordinances for Transacting Business]
University of North Carolina (1793-1962). Board of Trustees



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Executive Office
2nd January 1835.
Board met.

present

Judge Cameron presented the following
Ordniances,
which were read & unanimously adopted.
"Be it Ordained by the Board of Trustees of the University of North Carolina.
That a Committee of Seven Members of this Board (of whom the President shall ex officio be one) shall be appointed at every regular Annual Meeting of the Board to be called "The Executive Committee," of the Trustees of the University of North Carolina, a majority of whom shall form

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a quorum for transacting business. That all the duties heretofore assigned to and powers vested in the Land Committee, the Committee of Appointments and the Building Committee be & they and hereby assigned to & vested in the Executive Committee hereby provided for.
"The Secretary of the Board of Trustees shall be Secretary of the Executive Committee — he shall attend their meetings and enter their proceedings in a regular journal to be kept for that purpose
"The Executive Committee shall have power to make such contracts for the sale of the property & effects both real & personal of the University as they may deem best for the interests of the same.
"The Executive Committee shall have power to alter, change & regulate the course of studies & discipline prescribed at the University and to dismiss any Professor or Tutor for such cause as they may deem sufficient.
"All the Acts of the Executive Committee under the authority of this Ordinance shall be fully stated in the Journal of this Committee & shall be laid before the Trustees at the next regular Annual Meeting of the Board.
All former Ordinances and Resolutions of the Board of Trustees Appointing a Committee of Appointments, a Land Committee and a Building Committee are hereby repealed.

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"The Executive Committee to be Appointed under this Ordinance shall have power to fill all vacancies happening in their own Body."
The Board proceeded to the appointment of the Executive Committee under the foregoing Ordinance when the following persons were duly appointed.

viz. —

It having been represented to the Board that a man by the name of Levi Drake late of Edgecombe County died some time since Intestate & that his estate supposed to be worth $4000 — had escheated to the University, it was
Resolved that George W. Mordecai Esquire be Authorized & employed as the Attorney of this Board to reduce said estate into possession by bringing Suit or by sales & compromises to convert the same into available funds.
The Resignation of William H. Owen as Tutor of Mathematics was read & accepted & David Mc. Alister appointed in his place.