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An Act to Authorize the Trustees of the University of North Carolina, in Certain Cases, to Appoint a President of the Board of Trustees aforesaid, Pro Tempore.

1807 - Chapter LXII

The Laws of North Carolina of 1807 - Page 28

Whereas, by the laws now in force, fifteen trustees are necessary to constitute a board, in the absence of the President, whereby the interests of the institution may suffer from the want of a body legally authorized to transact its business:

Be it therefore enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Notrth Carolina, and it is hereby enacted by the authority of the same, That from and after the passing of this Act, any number of the trustees, not less than seven, at any of the annual meetings of the trustees of the University of North Carolina, shall be and constitute a quorum, and be competent to appoint a President pro tempore, in case of the death, resignation, absence or indisposition of the President; and when a President pro tempore is so appointed, they shall possess and exercise all and every the powers and authorities invested in the trustees of the University of North Carolina by the several Acts of the General Assembly now in force, or which may hereafter be in force in this State.

Read three times and ratified in General Assembly,
the 18th Day of December, 1807
William White, Secretary

Joseph Riddick, Sp. S.
Joshua G. Wright, Sp. H.C.

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