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At a meeting of the Rector and Visitors of the University of Virginia, held at the University on the tenth day of July 1828, at which were present, James Madison, rector, James Monroe, James Breckenridge, Chapman Johnson, John H. Cocke and William C. Rives. Various letters from, and recommendations of, candidates for the Professorships of Antient Languages and of Natural Philosophy, were taken...
Wednesday. July 11. The board met, present the same members as yesterday. Communications were received & read from various persons. The Reports of the Bursar and Proctor were received. After which the board were again occupied in attending on the public examination. Ms (ViU) .
Friday, July 13. The Rector still confined to his bed. The board met, present James Monroe, George Loyall, John H. Cocke, Joseph C. Cabell and Chapman Johnson. Ms (ViU) .
Saturday, Decr. 16th. The board met: present the same as yesterday, with the addition of Mr Johnson. Resolved that the proctor do pay the accounts against the University contracted by the secretary to the board of Visitors, amounting to seven dollars & seventy five cents. Resolved that The precincts of the University are to be regarded as coextensive with the lands owned by the University,...
Tuesday, July 15. In the intervals of their attendance as members of the Convention in Charlottesville, the Board met, and attended occasionally on the examination. Ms ( ViU ).
At a meeting of the Rector and Visitors of the University of Virginia, at the University on Saturday the 10th. of July 1830: Present, the Rector, Mr. Monroe being prevented from attending by indisposition, and Genl. Breckenridge by the sickness of his Family. Ms (ViU) .
Monday. July 16. The board met, present James Madison rector, James Monroe, George Loyall, John H. Cocke, Chapman Johnson, and Joseph C. Cabell. On their return from a visit to the examination room, Professor Bonnycastle was admitted to a conference on the subject of class reports as applicable to the School of Natural Philosophy. Professor Dunglison and the Proctor were then conferred with,...
Teusday the 13th. Present the same members who were engaged in examining papers and preparing business for the action of the Board when organized. Ms (ViU) .
Tuesday. July 17. The board met, present the same as yesterday. A letter was received and read from Professor Emmet, on the subject of the chemical laboratory. The reading of the minutes of the Faculty was resumed. Professor Bonnycastle was admitted to a conference on the subject of the schools of Mathematics and of Natural Philosophy. Resolved that hereafter, there shall be a standing...
Friday, July 18. In the intervals of the meetings of the Convention, the Board met and passed the following resolutions. Resolved That Mr Monroe & Mr Johnson be a committee charged with the duty of preparing during the recess of the Board of Visitors, and of reporting to them at their next meeting, a plan of Executive government for the University. After the expiration of the term of Service...
The Board met according to adjournment. Resolved That the Visitors will expect from the professors a faithful compliance with those enactments which require weekly and other reports to the Chairman, and, in general, that marked attention to the laws of the Institution which is necessary to recommend them to the respect and observance of the Students. Resolved, That Mr. Conway’s application for...
Thursday. July 19. The board met, present the same as yesterday. Resolved that the Bursar of the University be authorised to borrow from Thomas Jefferson Randolph, trustee of Mrs Martha Randolph, a Sum not exceeding Twenty thousand dollars, at an interest of Six per centum , per annum , payable Semi-annually, at the office of the Farmer’s bank of Virginia, in Richmond. For the money so...
The Board met according to adjournment Resolved, That the Chairman’s private book annually communicated to the Board, be preserved by the Secretary of this Board. Resolved, That Dr. Patterson be appointed Chairman of the Faculty for one year from the end of this session. The Board then adjourned till Monday 8. O.Clock. Ms (ViU) .
Wednesday, July 23. The Board met, present the Same as yesterday. Resolved That the Sum of Two hundred and twenty five dollars be appropriated for the purpose of repairing the exterior coverings of the dormitories of the University. Resolved That the Executive committee be authorized to take off a part of the exterior covering from the lower range of dormitories, to ascertain experimentally...
The Board met according to adjournment. Mr. Randolph, appointed a Committee at the last session of the Board, for the purpose of examining and settling the Bursar’s and Proctor’s accounts, made the following report:—Th: J. Randolph to whom was referred the examination of the accounts of the Bursar and Proctor at the last meeting of the Board, reports;—That he has employed Mr. Martin Dawson to...
Teusday. July 20th. The Board met according to adjournment. Resolved, That the professor of modern languages will not be required to reside within the precincts of the University and the Pavilion with its adjacent grounds heretofore assigned to him will be applied to such uses, as the Visitors or the Executive Committee may direct. He will be exempt from the duty of attending the meetings of...
A quorum of the Board was not formed untill Friday, July 12th. when John H. Cocke & Joseph C. Cabell appeared and took their seats. A communication from Mr. Madison, Rector was received, apprising the board of his inability to attend their session; whereupon Joseph C. Cabell was elected Rector pro tempore. The following committees were then appointed, viz Of Inspection; Messrs. Cabell, Cocke,...
University of Virginia Wednesday, October 1st. 1828. Agreeably to the adjournment at the meeting in July last, four members of the Board of Visitors made their appearance—Chapman Johnson, Joseph C. Cabell, William C. Rives, and J. H. Cocke—who were informed by a letter to the secretary from the Rector, that, owing to his very feeble state of body, he found himself unable to attend. In the...
At a meeting of the Visitors of the University of Virginia, held at the University on Tuesday, December 5th 1826, at which were present James Madison Rector, James Monroe, John H. Cocke, and Joseph C. Cabell. The board being occupied in attending the first public examination at the University, which began on Monday the 4th of Decr, had private meetings only occasionally during the intervals...
At a meeting of the Visitors of the University of Virginia, held at the University on Monday, Oct. 2d. 1826, at which were present James Madison, James Breckenridge, Joseph C. Cabell, John H. Cocke, Chapman Johnson, and James Monroe. The board being apprised of the death of Thomas Jefferson Rector, proceeded to fill the vacancy in that office: and James Madison was elected. Ms ( ViU ).
[present as under December 5, 1826] Friday, Decr. 8th. When, during one of those intervals, the board having taken up the case of Robert Yeates—the consideration of which was postponed at the meeting in Oct. last—made thereon the following order. The following will be communicated by the Secretary, in answer to the reference made to this board by the faculty, of the case of R. Yeates. The...
Thursday, Oct. 5th. The board met pursuant to adjournment: present the same members as yesterday. Resolved that a Secretary to the board of Visitors shall be appointed, whose salary shall be two hundred dollars per annum , payable quarterly. Resolved that Nicholas P. Trist is appointed to the office of Secretary. The board adjourned to tomorrow. Ms (ViU) .
Saturday, Decr. 9th. The board attended as heretofore, on the examination; with a short private meeting only, for conference. Ms (ViU) .
The following resolutions, adopted on Tuesday, Decr. 12th, being omitted in their proper place, are here inserted. 2. Resolved, that in future, the assent of the board of Visitors or a committee thereof be essential to the appointment of the Hotel-keepers at the University: and in all such appointments, application in the first instance, shall be made as heretofore, to the Proctor, who shall...
Friday, July 11. The Board met, present the same as yesterday, with the addition of Joseph C. Cabell. The forenoon was employed in attending the examination, and in reading various communications & testimonials concerning applicants for the Professorships of Antient Languages & Natural Philosophy. Agreeably to the resolution to that effect, passed at the meeting in July 1827, Joseph C. Cabell,...
Friday, Oct. 6th. The board met pursuant to adjournment: present the same members as yesterday. Resolved that the library of the University shall be under the following regulations:   The books shall be kept in the upper room of the rotunda. The library shall be under the care of a librarian appointed by the Visitors, who shall hold his office during their pleasure, and shall receive as a...
At a meeting of the Rector and Visitors of the University of Virginia, held at the University on the tenth day of July 1827, at which were present James Madison rector, James Monroe, George Loyall, John H. Cocke and Joseph C. Cabell. A letter was read from Professor Key, dated March 10th 1827, communicating the resignation of the office held by him in the University, as authorised by a...
Saturday, Oct. 7th. The board met pursuant to adjournment: present the same members as yesterday. 25. Resolved that the proctor be directed to refund to the several professors, the advances by them made for venitian blinds; when, in the opinion of the executive committee, such appropriation shall be justified by the state of the funds. 26. Resolved that the communication of the faculty...
Thursday, July 12. The Rector was taken seriously ill during the night; and is now confined to his bed. No meeting of the board, except for attendance on the examination. Ms (ViU) .
Friday, Decr. 15th. The board met: present J. Madison Rector, J. Monroe, J. H. Cocke and J. C. Cabell. A note was received from Mr Johnson, stating that some draughts of enactments which he had been charged with preparing, were not completed; and asking leave of absence until tomorrow. This leave was granted; and the board, after a long conference, adjourned to tomorrow. Ms (ViU) .