Section 16-47-34

Powers generally.

The board of trustees has the power to organize the university by appointing a corps of instructors, who shall be styled the faculty of the university, and such other officers as the interest of the university may require; to remove such instructors or officers, and to fix their salaries or compensation, and increase or reduce the same at their discretion; to institute, regulate, alter or modify the government of the university, as it may deem advisable; to prescribe courses of instruction, rates of tuition and price of board and regulate the necessary expenses of students; and to confer such degrees as are usually conferred by similar institutions. It may delegate to the faculty of the university, or other officers, such powers and functions in the government of the students and in the administration of the affairs of the university as it may deem proper; but in no case shall any person be authorized to receive, hold or disburse any funds of the university without having first given bond, conditioned for the faithful discharge of his duties; and no person shall be excluded from the full benefit of the University Fund or placed at any disadvantage in the pursuit of his studies who possesses the requisite literary or other qualifications and is willing to submit to the discipline prescribed for the students.

(School Code 1927, §549; Code 1940, T. 52, §492.)