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

     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