UCCSN Board of Regents' Meeting Minutes
August 26-27, 1887
Volume OB - Page 50
August 26, 1887
Upon call of the Chairman, the Board of Regents met. Present:
Governor Stevenson, Supt. Pub. Instruction Dovey, Secretary
of State Dormer and President L. D. Brown.
After a full and lengthy discussion, it was upon motion of Dovey
ordered that in addition to the Academic and Normal Departments,
there be established a Business Department.
The President was instructed to prepare a course of study for
each Department to be presented to the Board for adoption.
Upon motion President Brown and Regent Dovey were instructed to
go to San Francisco and purchase necessary furniture for the
University; and also employ a teacher, now in San Jose Normal,
at an increase salary over what is now paid her.
Upon motion the text books used by the State Board of Education
were adopted for use in the University, so far as they can be
C. C. Stevenson
John M. Dormer
Clerk Board of Regents