North Carolina - Acts on Education Topics

An Act Increasing the Number of Trustees of the University.

1876-77 Public Laws: Chapter CXXI

Public Laws of the State of North Carolina Passed in 1876-77 - Pages 193-194.
Click Here to view the January 28, 1874 Act, as referenced in Section 2 below.

Section 1. The General Assembly of North Carolina do enact, There shall be elected, by joint ballot of the General Assembly, eight trustees of the University, from points conveniently accessible to the seat of government and of the University, in addition to the sixty-four now authorized by law, whose term shall commence with December first, one housand eight hundred and seventy-seven. Two of said trustees shall hold office for two years; two for four years; two for six years, and two for eight years; and, at the expiration of their terms of service, their places shall be filled, from time to time, in like manner, for eight years, so that one-fourth shall be elected every two years.

Sec. 2. Vacancies in the office of the trustees to be elected under this Act, shall be filled as prescribed in the "Act to Provide for the Election of Trustees of the University," ratified twenty-eighth January, one thousand eight hundred and seventy-four, and such trustees shall have the same powers and duties.

Sec. 3. This Act shall be in force from and after its ratification.

Ratified the 23d day of February, A.D. 1877.

Zebulon B. Vance, Governor
Charles Price, Speaker of the House of Representatives
Thomas J. Jarvis, Lt. Governor and President of the Senate

State of North Carolina,
Office Secretary of State,
Raleigh, April 25th, 1877.

I, Joseph A. Engelhard, Secretary of State, hereby
certify that the foregoing are true copies of the original
acts and resolutions on file in this office.

Joseph A. Engelhard,
Secretary of State.



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