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Page 40 - a member of their Board, with the privilege of speaking, but not of voting. He shall preside at the meetings of the Regents, and be the principal executive officer of the University. The Board of Regents shall have the general supervision of the University, and the direction and control of all expenditures from the University interest-fund.
Page 20 - First, that section numbered 16 in every township of the public lands, and where such section has been sold or otherwise disposed of, other lands equivalent thereto, and as contiguous as may be, shall be granted to the State for the use of schools. 1
Page 17 - the promotion of literature, the arts and sciences, and as may be authorized by the terms of such grant. And it shall be the duty of the Legislature, as soon as may be, to provide effectual means for the improvement and permanent security of the funds of said University.
Page 17 - be granted, by the United States to this state for the support of schools, which should thereafter be sold or disposed of, should be and remain a perpetual fund, the interest of which, together with all
Page 20 - of May, 1826, entitled * An Act concerning a seminary of learning in the Territory of Michigan, are hereby granted and conveyed to the State, to be appropriated solely to the use and support of such University, in such manner as the Legislature may prescribe.'
Page 19 - Not more than two complete townships to be given perpetually for the purposes of a University, to be laid off by the purchaser or purchasers as near the centre as may be, so that the same shall be of good land to be applied to the intended object by the Legislature of the State.
Page 27 - have power to regulate the course of instruction and prescribe, under the advice of the Professorship, the books and authorities to be used in the several departments, and also to confer such degrees and grant such diplomas as are usually conferred and granted in other Universities. The Regents
Page 17 - be paid by persons for exemption from military duty, and the clear proceeds of all fines assessed in the several counties for any breach of the penal laws should be exclusively applied to the support of such libraries.
Page 17 - a general system of education, ascending in regular gradation from township schools to a State University, wherein tuition shall be gratis and equally open to all.
Page 17 - lands, or from any other source, for the purpose aforesaid, shall be and remain a permanent fund for the support of said University, with such branches as the public convenience may hereafter demand for the promotion of literature, the arts and sciences, and as may be authorized by the terms of such grant. And it shall be the duty of

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