Section 21-1-5

Board of trustees - Chairman of board of trustees; appointment of president of institute and assistants.

The board shall appoint from their number a chairman, who shall preside over the board in the absence of the Governor and shall sign all diplomas. They shall also appoint a president for such institution, who may nominate to the board such other assistants and teachers in the institution as he may think necessary for its successful management, such board or the executive committee thereof having power of confirmation or rejection. Should any nominee of the president of the institute be rejected by the board or the executive committee, the president of the institute shall, within the time granted by the board or the executive committee, make other nominations, which shall be ratified or rejected by the board or the executive committee when the board so delegates such duty to the executive committee. The board or the executive committee shall fix the amount of compensation for each of the officers and teachers and the time of payment.

(School Code 1927, §581; Code 1940, T. 52, §523.)