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ARTICLE TWO


BY-LAWS OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES
 
Chapter 1:
Name, Location, Purpose
Chapter 2:
Membership
Chapter 3:
Officers
Chapter 4:
Powers
Chapter 5:
Meetings and Procedures
Chapter 6:
Executive Committee
           
Chapter 7:
Special and Other Committees
Chapter 8:
Officers of the University
Chapter 9:
Fiscal Year
Chapter 10:
Seal of the University
Chapter 11:
Indemnification
Chapter 12:
Amendments
 
 
CHAPTER ONE

NAME, LOCATION, PURPOSE
   
§2-01.01 - Name
§2-01.02 - Location
§2-01.03 - Purpose

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§2-01.01 - Name

The legal name of the corporation is Fordham University (hereinafter called the University) a corporation chartered by the legislature of the State of New York.  The original charter of April 10, 1846 constituted the original Trustees and their successors, with the right of perpetual succession, a body corporate, the said corporation to be in all respects a university.  The charter was subsequently amended by action of the Board of Regents on March 7, 1907, on November 19, 1931, on December 16, 1955, on October 25, 1968, and on March 20, 1987.

§2-01.02 - Location

The location of the principal office of the corporation is New York City, New York.

§2-01.03 - Purpose

The purpose of the corporation as set forth in the original charter and as amended, shall be the promotion of education.

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