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Article I.
16-55-8.    Scholarships to school of nursing - Who eligible.   
16-55-9.    Scholarships to school of nursing - Amount and conditions; selection of recipients.    
Article 2.   
Alabama High School Legislative
Leadership Academy
16-55-20.    Declaration of legislative findings.   
16-55-21.    Creation.   
16-55-22.    Selection of participants.    
16-55-23.    Eligibility criteria.   
16-55-24.    Provision of room and board, food and supplies; transportation.    

General Provisions.
16-55-1.    Governor, State Superintendent of Education and trustees constituted public body corporate.    
16-55-2.    Board of trustees - Appointment; terms; vacancies; compensation and expenses.   
16-55-3.    Board of trustees - Rights; privileges and authority.    
16-55-4.    Board of trustees - Powers as to organization and administration.   
16-55-5.    Board of trustees - Trustees divided into classes; initial terms.    
16-55-6.    Board of trustees - Quorum; meetings.    
16-55-7.    Scholarships to school of nursing - Distribution.   


§ 16-55-1.    Governor, State Superintendent of Education and trustees constituted public body corporate.    

The Governor and the State Superintendent of Education, by virtue of their respective offices, and the trustees appointed from the senatorial districts of the state enumerated in Section 16-55-2, are constituted a public body corporate under the name of University of South Alabama to carry into effect the purposes expressed in this article and to establish a state institution of higher learning. (Acts 1963, 2nd Ex. Sess., No. 157, p. 350, §1.)   

Cited in Watson v. University of S. Ala. College of Medicine, 463 F. Supp. 720 (S.D. Ala. 1979).      college or university for injury suffered by student as a result of own or fellow student's intoxication. 62 ALR4th 81.    
Collateral references. - Tort liability of    

§ 16-55-2.    Board of trustees - Appointment; terms; vacancies; compensation and expenses.   

The board of trustees shall consist of three members from Mobile County, three members from the state at large, the State Superintendent of Education, the Governor, who shall be ex officio president of the board and one each from each of the following state senatorial districts: twenty-first district comprising Baldwin and Escambia Counties, nineteenth district comprising Choctaw, Clark and Washington Counties, twentieth district comprising Marengo and Sumter Counties, sixteenth district comprising Monroe and Wilcox Counties, thirtieth district comprising Dallas and Lowndes Counties, seventeenth district comprising Butler, Conecuh and Covington Counties, twenty-fifth district comprising Coffee and Crenshaw Counties, twenty-third district comprising Dale and Geneva Counties and the thirty-fifth district comprising Henry and Houston Counties. The trustees shall be appointed by the Governor, by and with the advise and consent of the State Senate, and shall hold office for a term of 12 years, and until their successors shall be appointed and qualified. The board shall be divided into three classes, as nearly equal as may be, so that one may be chosen quadrennially, as provided in Section 16-55-5. Vacancies occurring in the office of trustee from death or resignation, and the vacancies regularly occurring by expiration of the term shall be filled by the Governor, and the appointee shall hold office until the next meeting of the Legislature. Successors to those trustees whose terms expire during an interim shall not hold office for the full term unless they are rejected by the Senate. No trustee shall receive any pay or emolument other than his actual expenses incurred in the discharge of his duties as a trustee. (Acts 1963, 2nd Ex. Sess., No. 157, p. 350, § 2; Acts 1965, No. 557, p. 1041.)    
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