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A Gift To The U. Of M

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Parent Issue
Day
28
Month
April
Year
1899
Copyright
Public Domain
OCR Text

Another gift has been inade to the university. A generon Detroit lady who prefers to remain tinknown has given $10,000 towards establishirig a chair in the university to be fllled by a woman professor, with conditions attached. One of the main coDditions is that she shall not teach athletics. The regular monthly meeting of the board of regents of the unniversity was held Tuesday. Present were Regents Farr, Kiefer, Fletcher, Lawton, Dean and Cook. The resignation of Prof. Clarenje G. Taylor, superintendent of the shops of the mechanical laboratory was received and accepted. A donatiou of two spirometers for the use of the gymnasiums, frorn the National Spirometer Co. , were acknowledged and a vote of thanks given. Ou motion of Kegent Fletcher six fire-extiuguishers were ordered to bebought. The superintendent of grounds were ordered to arrange the cement waiks aronud the lavv department in au artistic mauner in harmony with tbe building. A communication from a woman of Detroit who wished her name to remain unknowD, was ïead presenting the university with 10,000 to be invested until it with otnergifts amounts to $35,000, to be used to endow a chanto be occupied by some woman of acknowledged ability. No limit was placed on what the chair shall be, excepting that it shall not ba the teaching of athletics. The gift was accepted under the conditions. Prof. Francis W. Kelsey was allowed the sum of $25 to hang pictnres at present not in position.