Section 16-54-14

Grants and rights preserved.

All rights of property and action which may have accrued to the university before October 1, 1927 are confirmed and preserved, including the right to permit alumni and friends to establish such corporate entities as an alumni association and a University of Montevallo Foundation, which may be staffed by and housed at the university, and no grant or gift of any valuable thing or right shall fail by reason of a mistake in the name of this corporation or college; provided, that the intention to grant or give to the institute may be derived from the words used in designating the beneficiary or grantee. All rights, powers and remedies granted in and by an act to create and establish an industrial school in the State of Alabama, approved February 21, 1893, and any act amendatory thereof, are confirmed and preserved for the University of Montevallo.

(School Code 1927, §513; Code 1940, T. 52, §469; Acts 1979, No. 79-225, p. 342, §1.)