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Minutes of the University of Kentucky Board of Trustees, 1913-11-dec21-ec.

Part of Minutes of the University of Kentucky Board of Trustees

At a meeting of the Executive Committee of the State University held at the President's office on Tuesday, December !ZI, 1913. There were present C. B. Nichols, J. N. Camden, C. B Terrill and R. C. Stoll. A motion was made and seconded to a-nropriate $1000 for the nurpose of installing and eQuining a rurtl road labratory in the Civil Engineering Department. The yeas and nays being called on the motiong the rote was unanimous in favor of the proposition. Plans and snecifications were presented for the proposed vault in which to store books, records and other valuable narers of the University. It was moved and seconded that sur sufficient to build the same, apnroximately $1000 or $1100 be appropriated for the purpose of building the anid vault. Yea and nay vote being called the vote stood ana:ziaoi:Lly in favor of the motion. And President Barker and the Business Agent were directed to have It constructed. A motion Bas then made and seconded that the short nining course of 8 weeks which usually begins June let, will hereafter begin Anril let, each year and continue for 8 weeks, and that all students entering this course will be recieved on the same terms that arricul-ural students will be recieved, that is that no tuition will be charged. The motion as put was carried unanimously. It is suggested that needed imnrovenents should be made upon the camnus for the nurpose of beautifying same. And upon motion made and seconded and unanimously carried the Dean of the College of Agriculture was given charge of the grounds. And the same shall be Ikept under his direction and control and such improvements as may be needed will be reported by him from time to time to this committee. It was made known that the Title Guaranty and Surety Com- pany that now stands as securety upon the bond of Y. Alexander as Treasurer of the University had sold out its business to the American Surety Comnany of New York and had taken over all the obligations being carried by the Title Guaranty and Surety Com- pany, and requested that a new bond be made for the Treasurer and signed by the American Surety Gompany of New York. Upon motion made and seconded and unanimously carried, the Comptroller was directed to see that the proper bond was prepared and Droperly signed by the said Y. Alexander Treasurer with the American Surety Company of New York as securety to take the place of the bond now made by the Title Guaranty and Surety Company. Not however, releasing and responsibility of the Title Guaranty and Surety Company incurred upto the time of the execution of the new bond. It was noved and seconded and unanimously carried that on and after January 1st next, all payaments of money on University account shall be made by voucher check, the form of th said check shall be made and approved by the President and. ustneas Agent.