Section 16-47-3

Power to hold and dispose of property.

Such corporation may hold and may lease, sell or in any other manner not inconsistent with the object or terms of the grant or grants under which it holds dispose of any property, real or personal, or any estate or interest therein, remaining of the original or any subsequent grant by Congress, or by this state, or by any person, or accruing to the corporation from any source, including also the proceeds of the University Fund, as to it may seem best for the purposes of its institution.

(School Code 1927, §545; Code 1940, T. 52, §488.)