Vacancies, how to
LAWS OF MARYLAND.
2. AND BE IT ENACTED, That in case of the death,
or refusal to serve, of any of the trustees, then and in such case the
remaining trustees shall, at their next meeting, proceed to vote by
ballot, and elect and appoint another trustee or trustees in the place
of those whose seats may have been vacated as aforesaid, in order
to keep up the said number of nine trustees for ever, and the said
trustees shall have power to expel any member for improper conduct.
and treasurer to
| 3. AND BE IT ENACTED, That the said trustees
shall have full
power and authority to appoint, out of their own body, a president
of the board, treasurer and secretary; and in case of a vacancy in
the presidency by death, or otherwise, they shall appoint one of their
own body to fill such vacancy; and in case of the absence of the
president at any meeting of the board, the trustees shall appoint a
president pro tempore.
|Trustees may sue
and be sued, &c.
| 4. AND BE IT ENACTED, That the trustees, and
shall be capable in law to sue and be sued, plead and be impleaded,
in any court or courts, before any judge, judges or justices, within
this state, and elsewhere, in all and all manner of suits, complaints,
pleas, causes, matters and demands, of whatsoever kind, nature,
or form they be, and all and every other matter and thing therein
to do, in as full and effectual a manner as any other person or persons,
bodies politic or corporate, of like nature within this state
may or can do.
and tutors, to
| 5. AND BE IT ENACTED, That the said trustees,
and their successors,
from time to time, and at all times hereafter for ever, shall
have full power and authority to constitute and appoint, in such
manner as they shall think best and most convenient, a president,
who shall be ex officio a trustee, and shall also appoint professors,
with proper tutors and assistants, (who may be approved by the
faculty,) for instructing the students and scholars of the said seminary,
in all the liberal arts and sciences, and in the ancient and
modern tongues and languages, who shall be severally styled professors
of such arts, sciences or languages, as they shall be nominated
and appointed for, according to each particular nomination
and appointment; and the said president and professors, so constituted
and appointed from time to time, shall be known and distinguished
for ever, by the name of The President and Professors of
the Asbury College, and in that name shall be capable of exercising
such powers and authorities as the trustees of the said college,
and their successors, shall by their ordinances think necessary to
delegate to them, for the instruction, discipline, and government
thereof, and of all the students, scholars, officers and servants, belonging
to the same; and the said president and professors, students,
scholars, and such necessary officers and servants as give
constant attendance upon the business of the said college, shall be
exempted from military duties, except when called into actual service
under the laws of this state or of the United States.
|Times of meeting.
|| 6. AND BE IT ENACTED, That the said trustees,
and their successors,
shall meet at least four times in every year, in stated
quarterly meetings, to be appointed by their own ordinances, and
at such other times as by their said ordinances they may direct, in
order to examine the progress of the students and scholars in literature,
and upon all matters relative to discipline of the college.