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this resolution being intended to constitute the legislative assent required by section 2 of said act.
Laws, 1901, chapter 97: SECTION 1. * The several boards having control of the charitable and penal and educational institutions of the State, including the normal schools and State university, shall, on or before the 10th day of January in each odd-numbered year, inake and deliver to the governor a brief, succinct, detailed report of all receipts and expenditures in their respective offices, boards, bureaus, or departments for the biennial term ending the first Monday of January. SEC. 2. The
regents of State university and normal schools shall in each odd-numbered year, on or before the 10th day of January, make and deliver to the governor in tabular form a complete, concise, and detailed report of the expenses of conducting such
normal schools and State university for each year of the biennial term, ending on the first Monday in January preceding the date of such report, and shall accompany such report with a like detailed statement or report of the receipts and expenses of conducting such office, bu reau, or department for the corresponding years of the two preceding biennial terms. (March 28, 1901.)
Laws, 1903, chapter 344: SECTION 1. There shall be levied and collected annually an additional State tax amounting to the sum of $13,500, which amount when so levied and collected is annually appropriated to the university-fund income, to be used as a part thereof, for current expenditures: Provided, That $7.500 thereof shall be applied annually to the uses of the college of agriculture, $7,500 thereof to the uses of the college of engineering, $4,000 thereof to the uses of the school of commerce; $5,000 thereof in aid of the premedical course of instruction, $17,000 thereof to other uses of the college of letters and science, and $7,500 for domestic science and allied subjects: And provided, That in applying the same the regents may adjust the expenditures to the varying needs of different years.
SEC. 2. There shall be levied and collected annually for the period of two years an additional State tax amounting annually to the sum of $7,500, which amount when so levied and collected is for the period aforesaid appropriated to the university-fund income of the University of Wisconsin for the purchase of books for the university library.
SEC. 3. There is hereby appropriated annually for the period of two years from the general fund of the State, out of any moneys not otherwise appropriated, the sum of $100,000 to the university-fund income of the University of Wisconsin (for certain specified purposes).
SEC. 4. There is hereby appropriated annually for the period of two years from the general fund of the State, out of any moneys not otherwise appropriated, the additional sum of $5,500 to the tiniversity-fund income of the University of Wisconsin for uses and purposes as follows, to wit: [$2,500 annually for investigation of the cranberry industry of the State: $1,500 annually for investigations on tobacco; $1,500 annually for a hygienic laboratory]. (May 20, 1903.)
Constitution (1889), article 7: SEC. 15. The establishment of the University of Wyoming (act of March 4, 1886] is hereby confirmed, and said institution, wich its several departments, is hereby declared to be the University of the State of Wyoming, All lands which have been heretofore granted or which may be granted hereafter by Congress unto the University as such, or in aid of the instruction to be given in any of its departments, with all other grants, donations, or devises for said university, or for any of its departments, shall vest in said university, and be exclusively used for the purposes for which they were granted, donated, or devised. The said lands may be leased on terms approved by the land commissioners, but may not be sold on terms not approved by Congress.
SEC. 16. The university shall be equally open to students of both sexes, irrespective of race or color; and in order that the instruction furnished may be as nearly free as possible, any amount in addition to the income from its grants of lands and other sources above mentioned necessary to its support and maintenance in a condition of full efficiency shall be raised by taxation or otherwise, under provisions of the legislature.
SEC. 17. The legislature shall provide by law for the management of the university, its lands, and other property by a board of trustees, consisting of not less than seven members, to be appointed by the governor, by and with the advice and consent of the senate, and the president of the university and the superintendent of public instruction, as members ex officio, as such having the right to speak, but not to vote. The duties and powers of the trustees shall be prescribed by law.
[The following matter is taken from the “Revised Statutes of Wyoming. In force December 1, 1859," Revised, compiled, edited, and published by J. A. Van Orsdel and Fenimore Chatterton. Laramie, Wyo., 1899.]
SEC. 485. There is established in this State, at the city of Laramie, an institution of learning under the name and style of “The University of Wyoming." (1890-91.)
SEC. 486. The objects of such university shall be to provide an efficient means of imparting to young men and young women, without regard to color, on equal terms, a liberal education, together with a thorough knowledge of the various branches connected with the scientific, industrial, and professional pursuits. To this end it shall embrace colleges or departments of letters, of science, and of the arts, together with such professional or other departments as in course of time may be connected therewith. The department of letters shall embrace a liberal course of instruction in language, literature, and philosophy, together with such courses or parts of courses in the college or department of science as are deemed necessary. (1890-91.)
SEC. 487. The college or department of science shall embrace courses of instruction in the mathematical, physical, and natural sciences, together with such courses in language, literature, and philosophy as shall constitute a liberal education. The college or department of the arts shall embrace courses of instruction in the practical and fine arts, especially in the applications of science to the arts of mining and metallurgy, mechanics, engineering, architecture, agriculture, and commerce, together with instruction in military tactics, and in such branches in the department of letters as are necessary to a proper fitness of students for their chosen pursuits, and as soon as the income of the university will allow, in such order as the wants of the public shall seemn to require, the said courses in the sciences and their practical applications shall be expanded into full and distinct schools or departments. (1890-91.)
SEC. 488. The government of the university shall vest in a board of nine trustees to be appointed by the governor, three, and only three, of whom shall at all times be residents of the county of Albany, together with the president of the university and the State superintendent of public instruction as members ex officio, as such having the right to speak, but not to vote. (1890-91.)
SEC. 489. The term of office of the trustees appointed shall be six years. During each session of the legislature the governor shall nominate and, by and with the advice and consent of the senate, appoint successors to the three trustees whose term of office shall have expired or will expire before the next session of the legislature. Any vacancy in the board of trustees caused by death, resignation, removal from the State, or otherwise, shall be filled by appointment to be made by the governor, which appointment shall continue until the next session of the legislature, and no longer, but no member of the faculty while holding that position shall ever be appointed a trustee. (1890-91.)
Sec. 490. The board of trustees and their successors in office shall constitute a body corporate by the name of “The Trustees of the University of Wyoming." They shall possess all the powers necessary or convenient to accoinplish the objects and perform the duties prescribed by law, and shall have the custody of the books, records, buildings, and all other property of the university. The board shall have power to elect a president, secretary, and treasurer, who shall perform such duties as are prescribed in the by-laws of the board. The treasurer shall execute such bond, with approved sureties in double the sum likely to come into his hands, for the faithful discharge of his duties as the board shall require. The term of office of said officers, their duties severally, and the times for holding meetings shall be fixed in the by-laws of the board. A majority of the board shall consitute a quorum for the transaction of business, but a less number may adjourn from time to time, and all routine business may be entrusted to an executive committee of three members, subject to such conditions as the by-laws of the board shall prescribe. The actual and necessary traveling expenses of nonresident members in attending the annual meeting of the board may be audited by the auditing committee thereof and paid by warrant on the treasurer out of the general fund of the university. (1890–91.)
SEC. 491. The board of trustees shall prescribe rules for the government of the university in all its branches, elect the requisite officers, professors, instructors, and employees, any of whom may be removed for cause, as well as fix the salary and term of office of each, prescribe the studies to be pursued and the text-books to be used, and determine the qualifications of applicants for admission to the various courses of study; but no instruction either sectarian in religion or partisan in politics shall ever be allowed in any department of the university, and no sectarian or partisan test shall ever be exercised or allowed in the appointment of trustees, or in the election or removal of professors, teachers, or other officers of the university, or in the admission of students thereto, or for any purpose whatsoever. The board of trustees shall also have power to confer such degrees and grant such diplomas as are usual in universities, or as they shall deem appropriate; through by-laws to confer upon the faculty the power to suspend or expel students for causes therein prescribed; to possess and use for the benefit of the institution all property of the university; to hold, manage, lease, or dispose of, according to law, any real or personal estate, as shall be conducive to the welfare of the institution; to expend the income placed under their control, from whatever source derived, and, finally, to exercise any and all other functions properly belonging to such a board and necessary to the prosperity of the university in all its departments. (1890–91.)
SEC. 492. At the close of each scholastic year (June 30) the trustees of the University of Wyoming, through their president, shall make a report in detail to the governor, exhibiting the progress, condition, and wants of the university, and of each school and department thereof, the course of study in each, the number of professors and students, together with the nature, costs, and results of important investigations, and such other information as they deem important, or as may be required by any law of this State or of the United States. Accompanying such report, and as a part thereof, the secretary and treasurer of the board of trustees shall unite in an itemized report showing the amount of receipts and disbursements for the year as had and made by said board, showing the appropriation resolution for that year, showing clearly the purposes for which the same have been expended, and the amount thereof expended upon each school or department of work, including the experiment station. Such reports are to be printed, and not less than 100 copies thereof filed with the secretary of state for distribution among the members of the legislature and other public officers. (1899.)
SEC. 493. The president and professors of the university shall be styled “ the faculty," and shall have power, as such body, to enforce the rules and regulations adopted by the trustees for the government of students, to reward and censure students as they may deserve, and generally to exercise such discipline, in harmony with the said regulations, as shall be necessary for the good order of the institution; to present to the trustees for degrees and honors such students as are entitled thereto, and in testimony thereof, when ordered by the board, suitable diplomas, certificates, or other testimonials, under seal of the university and the signatures of the faculty. When, in course of time, distinct colleges or departments of the university are duly organized and in active operation, the immediate government of such departments shall, in like manner, be intrusted to their respective faculties. (1890-91.)
SEC. 494. The president of the university shall be president of the several faculties and the executive head of all the departments. As such, subject to the board of trustees, he shall have authority to give general direction to the instruction and investigations of the several schools and departments, and, so long as the interests of the institution require it, he may be charged with the duties of one of the professorships. (1890–91.)
SEC. 495. The secretary of the board of trustees of the University of Wyoming shall be required, before entering upon the duties of said office, to take the oath of office provided for elective officers under the Constitution of the State. (1897.)
SEC. 496. The secretary of the board of trustees of the University of Wyoming is hereby authorized to administer oaths and affirmations to any person or persons, in connection with the business of the said University of the Stato of Wyoming. (1897.)
SEC. 497. To the end that none of the youth of the State who crave the benefits of higher education may be denied, and that all may be encouraged to avail themselves of the advantages offered by the university, tuition shall be as nearly free as possible, and it shall be wholly free to such students from each county as are selected and appointed by the board of county commissioners therein. (1890-91.)
SEC. 498. After any student has been graduated from either of the chief departments of the university and received the degree of bachelor of arts, of letters, of philosophy, or of science, and has had a subsequent experience as a successful teacher of a public school in Wyoming for a period of one school year, the State superintendent of public instruction shall have authority to countersign the diploma of such teacher after such examination as to moral character, learning, and ability to teach as to the said superintendent may seem proper, and such graduate so tested shall, after his diploma has been so countersigned by the State superintendent as aforesaid, be deemed qualified to teach any of the public schools of this State, and the diploma so countersigned shall be his certificate of such qualification until annulled by the State superintendent of public instruction. (1890–91.)
SEC. 499. The University of Wyoming having been designated by the Secretary of the Interior as the proper institution to receive and expend the moneys appropriated by an act of Congress approved August 30, 1890,
until such time as there may be an agricultural college established in this State separate and apart from said University of Wyoming, assent is hereby given to all the terms and conditions of the said act of Congress and the grants of money authorized and made by said act are hereby assented to and accepted by the State of Wyoming. The treasurer of the State of Wyoming is hereby designated as the proper officer to accept and receive said moneys so granted by said act of Congress, and to disburse the same in accordance with the provisions of section 2 of the said act of Congress. (1890-91.)
SEC. 500. The University of Wyoming having been designated by the Secretary of the Interior as the proper institution to receive and expend the moneys appropriated by an act of Congress approved August 30, 1890,
until such time as there may be an agricultural college established in this State separate and apart from the said University of Wyoming, assent is hereby given to all the terms of and conditions of said act of Congress, and grants of money authorized and made by said act, by the act of March 2, 1887, relative to the establishment of agricultural experiment stations, or any other act for like purposes, are hereby assented to and accepted by the State of Wyoming. Except where other designation is made by Congress all moneys granted or donated by Congress in aid of scientific instruction or experimentation and set apart by the legislature for such use by the University of Wyoming shall be accepted and received by the State treasurer, and by him placed at the disposal of the board of trustees of the said university by transfer to the treasurer of said board for disbursement in accordance with the provisions of the act or acts of Congress aforesaid. (1890-91.)
SEC, 501. There shall be appropriations made by the legislature of the moneyş intended for the support and maintenance of the University of Wyoming, and such appropriations shall specify as nearly and accurately as the same can be done the specific purposes for which such moneys are intended and may be used. Such appropriations shall apply to and include all moneys received by the university from the United States for the endowment and support of colleges for the benefit of agriculture and mechanic arts, but moneys so received from the United States shall be appropriated, applied, and used solely for the purpose specified in the acts of Congress regulating the same. No expenditure shall be made in excess of such appropriation, and no moneys so appropriated shall be used for any purpose other than that for which they are appropriated. (1895.) SEC. 502. The moneys received under an act of Congress approved March 2, 1887,
shall be appropriated, used, and expended pursuant to the provisions of this chapter and not otherwise. (1895.)
SEC. 503. The trustees of the university or college at Laramie, Wyo., in connection with which such experimental station is established, shall annually, by resolution, specifically appropriate and designate the uses to which such money shall be applied and the purposes for which the same shall be expended, such uses and purposes at all times to be within the use and purpose for which such money is donated under the acts of Congress regulating the same, and no part of such money shall be used or expended in any manner or for any purpose not covered by such appropriation, and no indebtedness shall be contracted or expenditure made in excess of such appropriation. (1895.)
[Sections 504-519 are omitted. They contain the first 17 sections of chapter 92 of the session laws of 1890-91 and relate to the establishment of "The Wyoming Agricultural College." By vote of the people in 1892 the college was located at Lander, Fremont County, but has not been organized.)
Sec. 520 [as amended by Laws, 1903, chapter 42). During such time as the University of Wyoming shall be and remain the recipient of the funds donated by the United States Government to the State, under the act of Congress of March 2. 1887, establishing agricultural experiment stations, and the act of Congress of August 30, 1890, applying certain moneys in aid of agricultural colleges, and all acts of Congress amendatory thereof and supplemental thereto, the treasurer of the State shall invest, in the same class of securities and at the same rate of interest as provided by law for State funds, all moneys in his hands derived or arising
from the sale of the lands, or any of them, donated to this State by Congress for the use and support of an agricultural college, such securities to be approved as other loans of State moneys are approved, except that in addition thereto they shall be approved by the president or the vice-president of the board of trustees of the State university: Provided, howcrer, That no profit or interest from such loans or investments shall be paid over for the support of said institution, as hereinafter provided, until all loss or losses, if any, out of the principal of said funds, shall be made good and restored out of said profits and interest; said loans or investments to be made in the name of the State of Wyoming, the profit and interest upon or derived from such loans or investments to be paid into the treasury of the State, for use as provided by section 522, Revised Statutes of 1899; this section to apply to all moneys that may in any way become a part of the agricultural college permanent land fund.
Src. 522. The net interest and profit received and derived from any loan or investment made in pursuance of the anthority conferred by the last preceding section  after all loss or losses have been made good as aforesaid shall at all times be available for use, and may be used by the board of trustees of said university for any purpose connected with the supporting and maintenance of the agricultural college at the University of Wyoming not inconsistent or in conflict with any act of Congress herein referred to or any act amendatory thereof or supplemental thereto. (1899.)
Laws, 1903, chapter 42: SECTION 1. [This is section 520 above.]
Sec. 2. The moneys now in the agricultural college land income fund, in the hands of the State treasurer, are hereby constituted a permanent fund, to be known as “ The agricultural college permanent fund of 1903," and the same is to be loaned or invested in the manner described by section 1 of this act, or in whatever manner may bo designated by law.
Sec. 3. All moneys hereafter arising from the rentals of lands, known as "agricultural college lands," the interest and profits derived from the investment of tho “ agricultural college permanent land fund,” and the interest and profits derived from the investment of the “ agricultural college permanent fund of 1903" are hereby appropriated and made available for use and may be used by the board of trustees of the University of Wyoming for any purpose connected with the supporting and maintenance of the agricultural college at the University of Wyoming not inconsistent or in conflict with any act of Congress referred to or any act amendatory or supplemental thereto; said funds to be paid by tho State treasurer to the treasurer of the board of trustees of the State University upon the warrant of the State auditor, to be issued upon request of said board of trustees. (February 19, 1903.)