A report made to the Board of trustees of the University of Pennsylvania, at a stated meeting on Tuesday the 4th of November, 1834, concerning the universities of Oxford and Cambridge, in England

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J. and W. Kite, printers, 1834 - 40 pages
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Page 10 - ... abuses and defects thereof into the Commissary's court. Two SCRUTATORS, who are Non-Regents, and whose duty it is to attend all Congregations, to read the Graces in the Lower House, to gather the votes secretly, or to take them openly in scrutiny, and publicly to pronounce the assent or dissent of that House. Two MODERATORS, nominated by the Proctors, and appointed by a Grace of the Senate. They act as the Proctors...
Page 8 - He must, by an .order made in 1587, be the Head of some college ; and during his continuance in office he acts as a magistrate for the University and County.
Page 12 - The respective Orders in the several Colleges are as follow : 1. A HEAD of a College or House, who is generally a Doctor in Divinity; excepting of Trinity- Hall, Caius College, and Downing College, where they may be Doctors in Civil Law or Physic.
Page 8 - The executive branch of the university is committed to the following officers : — A CHANCELLOR, who is the head of the whole university, and presides over all cases relative to that body.
Page 10 - ... to receive from the Vice-Chancellor and the rest of the Caput, the Graces delivered unto them, and to deliver them first to the Scrutators in the Lower House, and from thence, if they be granted, to carry them to the Proctors in the Upper House...
Page 12 - WHOSOEVER HATH ONE ENGLISH PARENT, ALTHOUGH HE BE BORN IN ANOTHER COUNTRY, SHALL BE ESTEEMED AS IF BORN IN THAT COUNTY TO WHICH HIS ENGLISH PARKNT BELONGED. BUT IF BOTH PARENTS WERE ENGLISH, HE SHALL BE RECKONED OF THAT COUNTY TO WHICH HIS FATHER BELONGED.
Page 70 - Medical students who have attended one complete course in a respectable medical school, where the attendance on two complete courses is necessary to a degree, where the same branches are taught as in this, and which is placed upon the ad...
Page 65 - Minora, or Jacob's Greek Reader. — Quantity and scanning in each language. — English. The elements of English grammar and of modern geography. — Arithmetic, including fractions and the extraction of roots. " No student is admitted to advanced standing without the fullest preparation for the class into which he applies for admission.
Page 10 - Vice-Chancellor), whom they precede with their silver maces upon all public occasions and solemnities; they receive from him the Graces at Congregations, and deliver them to the Proctors ; they summon members of the Senate to the Chancellor's Court; they see to the maintenance of the University ceremonies and the forms of conducting public business.
Page 65 - ... changes have been made in the course of instruction, which is believed at present to be as comprehensive as that pursued in any similar institution in the United States. The following regulations are extracted from the Catalogue of the University, published by order of the trustees in January, 1834.

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