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Ohio University Board of Trustees minutes, v. 07 (1899-1906)

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Called Meeting Board (1899) 1 Degrees (1903). 253 (1906) 141 " " " 1900 " " " " 1901 87 Dormitory 247 College Campus Com 13 Committee Lectures & Salaries [inserted] 274 [end inserted] 142 Donation of Jas O. [illegible] 273 " Finance 252 147 " Ladies Hall 274 148 " College Campus + Bldgs 148 - 252 Centenial Report of Committee 152 - 164 Committee on Appropriation 246 " Financial Accls +246 " " Audit a/cs of A. J. Frame 246 " " Library 274 " " Legislation 274 " " Athletic Grounds 274

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Gas Fuel and Light 53 [?Grading?] 186

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Ladies Hall Rep 1900. 35 " " [?repairs?] 5-238 Legislature Com 12 172 - 239 Ladies Hall Com- 13 Light and Fuel 94-96 Library Site ex [?u or?] to site 153 - 154 - 166 - 171 - 172 - 173 - 177 179. 180# 181# Leases 182 Ladies Hall (Purchase or leasing of) 236 Library Committee 234 Ladies Hall next Legistlature 272 [?Kircher Chas?] (resolution [?est?] 178

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O.U. Certificates 48 Nat Gas 6 " 1 Annual College ([illegible]) 156 " Certificates (1903) 142 " [illegible] School 157 " " 162 " " Summer School- 168 O.U [illegible] 153 " College (North Wing) 255 O.U Certificates 91

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the adoption of said resolution, which motion was duly Seconded, and a call fo the roll being lead resulted in the following vote: Yeas: Charles w. Super. E H.Moore. V.C Lowrey: L.M Jewett. Charles Townsend - C C. Davidson A. Lene. R.E Hamblin. E.J [?Jones?]. J W Welch: William. E Bundy - J.P. Wood H W. Coultrap. and D. H Moore, being the unanimous vote of all of the members of the Board present at this meeting. Nayes [?none?], and thereupon the Chair declared that said resolution had been unanimously adopted by the Board. ]?Director?] Charles W. Super as President of the Ohio University read to the Board his special report upon various Subjects, which report is herein after fully copied. Mr._ Wood moved that [inserted] Expenditures [end inserted] the Prof of Chemistry be authorized and instructed to expend under the Supervision of the President not to [inserted] Chemical Department [end inserted] exceed 600$ in equipping the chemical department, which motion was duly Seconded and [illegible] adopted. Mr Bundy "moved that J M Welch and L M Jewett as Secretary of this Board be authorized and instructed to prepare a refunding Act in conformity with the former resolution of this Board at its last annual meeting, and that the Committee on Legislation shall present the same to the next session of the General Assembly of the State of Ohio, and urge its passage," which motion was duly Seconded and unanimously adopted. [inserted] Execution of lease to J H. Rardin [end inserted} Mr Wood moved that the President and Treasurer of "The Ohio University" be authorized and empowerer to execute a lease of all of the right title interest and estate of the Ohio University to John H. Rardin his [?liens?] and assigns for the term of 99- years from and after the 1st day of January 1900 - and renewable forever of the real estate described in said lease to which reference is hereby

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16 be spread upon the minutes of this Board, and adopted by a rising vote. L. M Jewett. W. E Bundy Committee V. C Lowrey Mr Jewett moved the adoption of said resolutions, which motion was duly Seconded, and said resolutions were unanimously adopted by a rising vote. [inserted] As to acceptance of donation of Jn. Uri Lloyd [end inserted] Mr Leue in behalf of Hon. John Uri. Lloyd presented to the Board for the use of the Library two books entitled

On motion duly Seconded and adopted said donation was accepted .and Prof. Dunkle, as Secretary of the Faculty was directed to convey by letter the thanks of the University to Hon. John. Uri. Lloyd. Mr Wood moved that the new Administration Building of the Ohio University be called Ewing Hall in honor of its first graduate Hon. Thomas Ewing, and that the words "Ewing Hall" be carved above the main entrance of said building, which motion was duly Seconded and unanimously adopted. Mr Whiley as Chairman on the Committee on Ways and Means for the ensuing year made the following report to wit: [inserted] Report of Committee on Ways and Means [end inserted] Meeting of Ways + Means Committee 7 P.M. June 18. 1900. Present Fle Whiley Chairman C. W. Super. J P. Wood. E. J. Jones and D. H. Moore. Meeting called to order and the following resolutions passed: "Whereas our net income base on the income for the past year will be $45.466.00, therefore we respectfully recommend to be appropriated and expended if necessary, under direction of the Finance Committee the following sums:

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Current expenses $3.000.00. Trustee expenses 250.00 Ladies Hall (Rent +c) 2300.00 Athletics 500.00. Interest on Bonds 2.750.00 Commencement Department 500.00 Chemical Department 400.00 Physical Department (Electricity) 400.00 Natural Science 300.00 Library 500.00. Prize poem 120.00. Advertising 1.000.00. Fuel and light 1.000.00. Incidentals 1500.00 =$14.520.00

Auditor 400.00 Treasurer 600.00. [inserted] Same Subject Continued [end inserted] First Janitor. 500.00. Second Janitor 400.00. President 2500.00. Latin ([?Evans?]) 1.500.00. English Literature 1.000.00 Mathematics 1500.00 Dunkle Preparatory + Assitant Greek 1500.00. Biology 1400.00. Physics (Atkinson) 1500.00. History (Hyley) 1500.00. Psychology- 1.000.00. Music (McVay) 1300.00. Chemistry 1.000.00. Commercial Department (Copeland) 1.000.00 German & French 850.00 English Literature (Wilson) 900.00. Art department 700.00 Instrumental Music Van [?Vorlies?] 700.00 Electrical Engineering (Super) 700.00 Librarian (Matthews) 400.00 Assistant in Commercial Dept [illegible] 450.00 [?Elocution?] Kellogg) 600.00. Special [?Leaders?] 1.000.00 = $24.900.00 $39.420.00

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Income $45.466.00. Appropriated 39.420.00 [?Bal unappropriated?] $6.046. of the years income - in addition to the above we leave on hand in te State Treasury left from the past year $5500.00 From [illegible] must be deducted 2750.00 Balance on hand $2750.00 from the past years receipts. Respectfully F. C. Whiley C. W. Super E. JJones Committee J. P. Wood D. H. Moore [inserted] Report received + c [end inserted] Mr Bundy moved that said report be received and the Committee discharged ,and that the thanks of the Board be extended to them for their efficient services, which motion was duly Seconded and adopted. [inserted] Allowance to Prof. Colvin [end inserted] On motion of Mr Jewett Prof. Wilber Colvin was allowed the summ of $35.00 on account of the expenses of coming here to deliver the Alumni address of this year, which motion was duly Seconded and adopted. Mr Bundy moved that we proceed to the election of teachers in the order named in the Catalogue, which motion was duly Seconded an adopted. [inserted] As to boarding of non resident Lady teachers at Ladies Hall. [end inserted] Mr Wood moved that as a part of their Contract of employment, that all non resident lady teachers be required to reside and board in the Ladies Dormitory and comply with the rules and regulations thereof, which motion was duly Seconded and adopted. [inserted] Election of Pres. C.W. Super [end inserted] Mr Jewett nominated Charles W. Super as President of the Ohio University for the ensuing year at a salary of $2500.00 per year, and [?no?] other nominations being made the Board proceeded to ballot for President of the Ohio University, and the ballot resulted in fifteen votes for Charles W Super, being the unanimous vote of the members of the Board present at this meeting. And thereupon the Board declared that Charles W. Super had been duly elected as President of the Ohio University for the ensuing year, at a salary of $2500.00 per year.

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19 [inserted] Election of Prof. Evans [end inserted] Mr Lowry nominated D. J. Evans as Professor of Latin of the Ohio University for the ensuing year at a salary of $1500.00 per year, and no other nominations being made for that office, a ballot was had and Professor. Evans received fifteen votes, being the unanimous vote of the members of the Board present at this meeting, and thereupon the Chair declared that Prof. D. J. Evans had been unanimously elected by the members of the Board present at this meeting as Professor of Latin of the Ohio University for the ensuing year at a salary of $1500. per year. [inserted] Election of Prof. Hoover [end inserted] And thereupon William Hoover was nominated as Professor of Mathematics of the Ohio University for the ensuing year at a salary of $1500. [inserted] per year [end inserted] and no other nominations being made ,a ballot was had and fifteen ballots were cast for William. Hoover as Professor of Mathematics of the Ohio University for the ensuing year being the unanimous vote of the members of the Board present at this meeting; and thereupon the Chair declared, that Prof. William Hoover had been duly elected Professor of Mathematics of the Ohio University for the ensuing year at a salary of $1500. per year. [inserted] Nomination of Prof. Coler [?adjournment?] + [?c?] [end inserted] Mr. Bundy nominated Prof. C. S Coler for the Chair of English literature, which motion was duly Seconded and pending said motion Mr Coultrap moved that the Board now adjourn until 1.30 Oclock this afternoon which motion was duly Seconded and adopted, and thereupon the Board adjourned in accordance with the above motion. Attest L. M.Jewett Secretary OU

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20 Office of the Board of Trustees of the Ohio University. Athens Ohio June 19th 1900-1.30 P.M The Board met pursuant to adjournment, same members Present as upon this morning, being more than a quorum of said Board. [inserted] Postponement of Election of Prof of English Literature [end inserted] And thereupon the nomination by Mr Bundy of Prof. C. S. Coler for the Chair of English literature was then discussed. And thereupon Mr Davidson moved that the filling of the Chair of English literature be postponed until the August 24th 1900 meeting of this Board, and thereupon the yeas and nays being demanded a ballot was taken resulting in nine yeas and five nays and thereupon the Chair declared that said motion had been duly adopted, and that said subject was postponed until the August 1900 meeting of this Board. [inserted] Election of Prof. Mercer. [end inserted] Mr Jewett moved that William. F. Mercer be elected to the Chair of Biology and Geology of the Ohio University for the ensuing year at a salary of $1400. per year, and no other nominations being made a ballot was taken resulting in a vote of 15 years for said Mercer, nays none, and being the unanimous vote of all the members of the Board present at this meeting, and thereupon the Chair declared that said Mercer had been duly elected as Professor of Biology and Geology for the ensuing year, at a salary of $1400.00 per year. [inserted] Election of Prof. Bentley [end inserted] Prof. William Bentley was placed in nomination for the Chair of Chemistry at a salary of $1000. per year, and no other nominations being made, a ballot was had resulting in fifteen yea votes for the candidate, nay none, being the unanimous vote of all of the members of the board present at this meeting, and thereupon the Chair declared that Prof. William Bentley had as Professor of Chemistry for the ensuing year of the Ohio University at a salary of $1.000.00 per year [inserted] Election of Prof. Atkinson. [end inserted] Mr Lowry placed in nomination Albert. A. Atkinson for the Chair of physics, and no other nomination having been made, a ballot was had resulting in fifteen yea votes for Albert. A. Atkinson, nays none, being the unanimous

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