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Title: Excerpt from Board of Trustees Minutes, June 27, 1827 [Containing Rules Pertaining to Student Bursar Accounts]: Electronic Edition.
Author: University of North Carolina (1793-1962). Board of Trustees
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Title of collection: Records of the Board of Trustees of the University of North Carolina (#40001), University Archives, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Title of document: Excerpt from Board of Trustees Minutes, June 27, 1827 [Containing Rules Pertaining to Student Bursar Accounts]
Author: Board of Trustees
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Note: Call number 40001 (University Archives, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)
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Excerpt from Board of Trustees Minutes, June 27, 1827 [Containing Rules Pertaining to Student Bursar Accounts]
University of North Carolina (1793-1962). Board of Trustees



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Chapel Hill

27th June 1827
Board met.
Present
Mr. Nash from the Board of Visiters made a detailed Report upon the several subjects heretofore referred to them which was read & concurred with, & thereupon the following Ordinances & Rules were adopted by the Board.

Superintendent
1. There shall be appointed annually by the Board a Superintendent of the property & financial concerns of the University who shall reside at Chapel Hill, shall hold his appointment during the pleasure of the Board of Trustees & shall receive for his services for each year a sum not exceeding Five Hundred Dollars.
2. It shall be the duty of the Superintendent to take care of all the property belonging to the University whether real or personal situate at Chapel Hill

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or in its vicinity, and particularly to take care of the public buildings & preserve & keep them in repair or cause the same to be done: and generally to carry into execution the various orders and resolutions which have been or may be adopted from time to time by the Board of Visiters in relation to the Buildings & property of the University.
3. It shall be the duty of each Student, at the Commencement of each Session immediately after arriving at the University to pay over to the Superintendent all monies which he may bring with him, or which he may receive during the Session, & for the punctual performance of which he shall pledge his honor. And it shall be the duty of the Superintendent to receive the same, & pay out of the fund, the Board, College dues, & other necessary expenses of the Student to the person entitled to receive the same. Out of this fund shall also be paid the expense of repairs done to the College Buildings for injury done them, as heretofore: he shall pay for such articles out of this fund as Students may be permitted to purchase in the Village by order of the Faculty, and he shall out of the same regularly advance every month to each Student a sum not exceeding one dollar for pocket money; & he shall keep a regular account with each Student & make a report thereof at every Commencement to the Board of Visiters & oftener if they shall so require.
4. It shall be the duty of the Superintendent until the erection of another Boarding House attached to the University to pay for Boarding in advance each half Session to the person with whom the

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Students shall board, and no Student shall be permitted to board in any of the Boarding Houses of the Village without the consent of the Faculty in writing, which shall be filed with the Superintendent.
5. As soon as a Student shall have delivered over his funds into the hands of the Superintendent it shall be the duty of the Superintendent to address a letter to the parent or guardian of the Student containing an account of the sum received, with a specification of the sum paid for each article of expenditure, and a letter shall be sent to the parent or guardian at the middle & the end of every Session, containing a similar specification of the account of the Student, & designating the balance, if any, remaining in his hands.
6. No Student shall be permitted to purchase any good, wares, or merchandize, or spirituous liquors of any person in the Village, or elsewhere without the consent of the Faculty; or some one of the Professors in writing to be filed with the Superintendent; and if any Student shall violate this regulation, he may be admonished or suspended, according to the discretion of the Faculty.
7. When a student takes and occupies a room at the beginning of a Session, he shall continue to occupy it until the end thereof, unless he be permitted to remove into another room by the Faculty.
8. It shall be the duty of the Superintendent to visit all the rooms of College at least once a week or oftener if necessary, & particularly examine if any injury has been done to the Buildings, &

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ascertain, if practicable its author; & at the termination of every Session it shall be his duty to receive of each Student the key of his room & return it at the Commencement of the next Session; & it is hereby made the duty of each Student to deliver him the key of his room.
9. If there shall be any scribbling on the walls in any of the passages of the College Buildings, or other injury done them & the Superintendent cannot ascertain its author, the expense of repairs shall be charged to the Students occupying that passage of the College Buildings.
10. The Superintendent to be appointed by the Board shall enter into Bond & good security, payable to the President of the Board of Trustees & his successors in office, in the sum of Ten Thousand Dollars for the faithful discharge of his duties.
11. All the regulations made respecting the Superintendent & the disposition of the funds of the Students shall commence in operation at the beginning of the ensuing Session, and it is resolved that Thomas H. Taylor Esq. of Chapel Hill be appointed the Superintendent until the 1st day of January next, & that he enter into the bond required, under the sanction of the Board of Visiters: and in the event of the refusal of Mr. Taylor to act as Superintendent, the Board of Visiters shall have power to make the temporary appointment.


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Boarding House
1. Until the erection of another Boarding House, the Board of Visiters shall employ some suitable person to occupy as a Boarding House, the present Steward's Hall & the previous attached to the same, with the privilege of using the necessary fire wood from the lands belonging to the University, & cultivating the cleared ground upon such terms as they may consider compatible with the interest of the Institution.
2. Every Student shall have the right of Boarding at the Steward's Hall , upon the terms agreed on by the Board of Visiters & the Occupant and it is recommended, by the Board, to the Students generally to board at that Hall .

Uniform dress of the Students
1. The regular dress of the Students of the University shall be uniform, & consist in the summer season of the year of a coater of dark grey mixture, chiefly cotton material, decent in appearance & cheap in value, & of white pantaloons & waistcoat: in the winter it shall consist of a coater, pantaloons, & waistcoat of blue color & of decent & cheap material.
2. The wearing of Boots by the Students is entirely prohibited: and it is recommended to them that other parts of their dress be plain, but always decent, having due regard to economy in price and to the cleanliness of their persons.
3. The regulation with regard to uniformity of dress shall not extend to the Senior class at Commencement, but their dress upon such Occasions may be as shall suit their convenience.

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4. The regulations with regard to uniformity of dress shall go into operation at the Commencement of the Session in January next.

Miscellaneous
1. The Library Tax of one dollar a Session heretofore imposed upon each Student shall be abolished, and the sum of $250 is hereby annually appropriated for the gradual increase of the Library to be expended under the direction of the President of the Board and the President of the Faculty.
2. It shall be the duty of each Professor and Tutor, when his class shall be about to be examined at the annual examinations to have ready & furnish such of the Trustees as may be present with a list of the names of their respective classes, so that the Trustees may be enabled to note their own opinions upon scholarship.
3. It shall be the duty of each Professor & Tutor in the University to keep a regular account of the scholarship of each Student during his course, noting his regularity and moral conduct, and shall at the end of each Session furnish the parent or guardian of the Student with an abstract or account of the same, & cause this account to be laid before the Board of Trustees at the Public Anniversary Examinations.
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