Transactions of the Wisconsin Academy of Sciences, Arts and Letters
volume IV (1876-1877)
By-laws, pp. 310-311 ff. PDF (498.4 KB)
SLO Wisconsin Academy of Sciences, Arts, and Letters. BY-LAWS. ELECTION OF MEMBERS. 1. Candidates for membership must be proposed in writing, by a member, to the General Council and referred to the committee on Nominations, which committee may nominate to the Academy. A majority vote shall elect. Hon- orary and corresponding members must be persons who have rendered some marked service to Science, the Arts, or Letters, or to the Academy. ELECTION OF OFFICERS. 2. All officers of the Academy shall be elected by ballot. MEETINGS. 3. The regular meetings of the Academy shall be as follows: On the 2d Tuesday in February, at the seat of the Academy; and in July, at such place and exact date as shall be fixed by the Council; the first named to be the Annual Meeting. The hour sshall be designated by the Secretary in the notice of the meeting. At any regular meeting, ten members shall con. stitute a quorum for the transaction of business. Special meetings may be called by the President at his discretion, or by request of any five members of the General Council. Amended at Racine, July 10, 1878, as follows: The regular Annual Meeting of the Academy, shall be held as follows: On the last Wednesday and Thursday -in December, at the seat of the Acad- emy; and the regular Semi-annual Meeting shall be held in July, at such time and place as shall be determined upon at the previous regular Annual Meet- ing in December. The hour shall be designated by the Secretary in the no- tice of the meeting. Special meetings may be called by the President or the General Secretary, at their discretion or by request of any five members of the General Council. DUTIES OF OFFICERS. 4. The President, Vice-President, Secretaries, Treasurer, Director of the Museum and Librarian shall perform the duties usually appertaining to their respective offices, or such as shall be required by the Council. The Treas- urer shall give such security as shall be satisfactory to the Council, and pay such rate of interest on funds held by him as the Council shall determine. Five members of the General Council shall constitute a quorum. COMMITTEES. 5, There shall be the following Standing Committees, to consist of three members each, when no other number is specified: On Nominations. On Papers presented to the Academy. On Finance.
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