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CHAPTER 856 AN ACT IN RELATION TO THE STATE NORMAL SCHOOLS ; FOR THE COLORED RACE. The General Assembly of North Carolina do enact:
That section four thousand one hundred and eightytwo of the Revisal of one thousand nine hundred and five of North Carolina be and the same is hereby amended as follows: In line two thereof, after the words a board of and before the word directors, strike out the word five and insert the word six. In line eight, after the word education, strike out the words and in the State Board of Examiners. Add at the end of section four thousand one hundred And eighty-two the following: Two members of these boards of directors shall serve two years, and two six years; and they shall be appointed in May, one thousand nine hundred and seven, and thereafter as vacancies occur by the expiration of the term of office of each, his successor shall be appointed by the State Board of Education for a term of six years, and vacancies occurring by resignation or death, or otherwise, of any member of said Board of Directors before the expiration of his term of office, shall be filled by the State Board of Education for the unexpired term. The Boards of Directors of each school shall elect one of their number chairman, one secretary and one treasurer. All accounts or bills must be approved by the chairman and secretary before being paid by the treasurer. The State Board of Education may elect a Superintendent of these colored normal schools and of the Croatan Normal School, and shall fix his salary; his duties shall beoutlined by the State Board of Education, and he shall perform such other duties in the educational department of the State as the State Superintendent of Public Instruction may direct; his salary and expenses shall be paid out of the annual appropriations for the State normal schools for the colored race upon the requisition of the State Superintendent of Public Instruction.