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Minutes of the University of Kentucky Board of Trustees, 1914-01-mar25-ec.

Part of Minutes of the University of Kentucky Board of Trustees

The Executive Committee of State University net in the President's office on Wednesday, March 25th, 1914. There were present: Messrs. C. B. Terrell, T. L. Edelen and R. C. Stoll. On motion cf Mr. Stoll, Mr. Edelen was made Chairman pro tem. President Barker then read his report, which is as follows: March 25, 1914. Executive Committee of the 3oard of Trustees, Lexington, Kentuacky. Gentl emen2 You have been called in special session today for the purpose of considering, tentatively, at least, the budget for next year. This will be submitted to you by Auditor of Accounts and the Business Agent, and explained. Since our last meeting. we have had the misfortune to lose by death, Mr. Calvin Lenaghan, who, as you remember. was in the Business Office. A more faithful. upright, con- scientious servant he institution ever had, and his loss will be keenly felt by the 3usiness Department of the Univer- sity. We have also in the interim, as you know, had a session of the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Kentucky. that body passed two acts concerning the University: one, to increase the 6sbmbetship of the Board of Trustees by giving the ,.lumni representation on the Board; the first electioh under this act to take place next Decembox; the other was to require us to fis Cor accounts with the Auditor of Public Aacounts each month, and if found lawful he is to give us a check for the sum total, and also, to make us an advance of terlper cent to be kept in bank in Lexington to meet our petty cash needs. In addition to the budget, there will be several minor matters which I Will bring before you and which need not be set down here with particularity. The University Is in a prosperous condition, and , so far as I know and believe, its being conducted in a most successful manner according to our mean s. Very respectfully submitted, Renry S. Barker President On motion made, seconded. and unanimously carried, the following resolution was adopted: