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NAME AND ADDRESS.
UNWIN, WM. CAWTHORNE,.. Professor of Engineering, City and Guilds
of London Central Institution VAN ORNUM, J. L.,............ Instructor in Civil Engineering St. Louis, Mo.
Agricultural College, neering, Michigan State Agricultural
Professor of Physics and Electricity, Munich, Bavaria.
Kansas City, Mo.
Michigan College of Mines.........
Superintendent of Motive Power, Drifton, Pa.
D., S. & S. R. R. WALKER, ELTON D.,
Instructor in Engineering,
Department of Public Works..........
Worcester Polytechnic Institute ....
University of Wisconsin Wilcox, RALPH M., Instructor in Civil Engineering,
South Bethlehem, Pa. Lehigh University....
434 Jackson Boulevard .... WILLIAMS, SYLVESTER N.,.. Professor of Civil Engineering, Mt. Vernon, Iowa.
Alabama Polytechnic Institute
Stanford University, Cal. Leland Stanford Junior University ....
DISTRIBUTION OF MEMBERS.
10 Nebraska ......
4 New Hampshire 4 New Jersey.
4 New York .... North Dakota
8 Pennsylvania 16 Rhode Island.......... 1 South Carolina 1 South Dakota ...... 2 Tennessee
2 Virginia ..... 2 West Virginia 3 Wisconsin............ 7 Wyoming
1 Distr. of Columbia. 1 Canada......
36 States, 4 European Countries, Canada, and the District of Columbia.
Society for the Promotion of Engineering Education.
1. NAME.-This organization shall be called the SOCIETY FOR THE PROMOTION OF ENGINEERING EDUCATION.
2. MEMBERS.—Members of this Society shall be those who occupy, or have occupied, responsible positions in the work of engineering instruction, together with such other persons as may be recommended by the Council.
The name of each candidate for membership shall be proposed in writing to the Council by two members to whom he is personally known. Such names, if approved by the Council, shall be voted on by the Society at the annual meetings.
3. OFFICERS.—There shall be a President, Two Vice-Presidents, a Secretary and a Treasurer, each to hold office for one year. They shall be chosen by vote of the members at the annual meeting
4. COUNCIL.- The Council of this Society shall consist of twenty-one elective members, one third of whom shall retire annually. The officers and the past Presidents of the Society shall be members of the Council, ex-officiis.
Any member of this Society shall be eligible to election to the Council, provided that not more than one elective member shall be from any one college.
Members of the Council shall be elected by ballot by the Society at its annual meeting.
The Council shall constitute a general executive body of the Society, pass on proposals for membership, attend to all business of the Society, receive and report on propositions for amendments to the constitution, and shall have power to fill temporary vacancies in the offices.
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5. FEES AND DUES. –The admission fee shall be three dollars and the annual dues three dollars, payable at the time of the annual meeting. Those in arrears more than one year shall not be entitled to vote, nor to receive copies of the proceedings, and such members shall be notified thereof by the Secretary one month previous to the annual meeting. Any member who shall be in arrears more than two years and shall have been duly notified by the Secretary, shall be thereby dropped from the roll, excepting such arrearage shall be paid previous to the next ensuing annual meeting; and no such member shall be restored until he has paid his arrears.
6. MEETINGS.—There shall be a regular meeting occurring at the time and place of the meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, or of some one of the National Engineering Societies, or otherwise as the Council may determine.
7. PUBLICATIONS.—The proceedings of the Society, and such papers or abstracts as may be approved by the Council, shall be published as soon as possible after each annual meeting.
8. AMENDMENTS.- This Constitution may be amended by a two-thirds vote at any regular meeting, after action thereon by the Council.
RULES GOVERNING THE COUNCIL. First. The officers of the Society shall constitute a committee to arrange the time and place of the annual meeting, and also to prepare a program for the same.
Second. The reading of papers shall be limited to fifteen minutes each, and abstracts of the same of about 300 words or less shall be printed when practicable and distributed in advance to the members.
Third. The time occupied by each person in the discussion of any paper shall not exceed five minutes.
THURSDAY, AUGUST 20, 1896.
MORNING SESSION, 9:30 O'CLOCK. The fourth annual meeting of the SOCIETY FOR THE PROMOTION OF ENGINEERING EDUCATION was held in the Library Building, Buffalo, N. Y., in connection with the American Association for the Advancement of Science, most of whose meetings were held during the week following.
The meeting was called to order by the President, Mansfield Merriman. The reading of the reports of the Treasurer and the Secretary was postponed until the evening session.
The admission of new members was taken up and the following, who were approved by the Council, were elected : William R. Appleby, Bion J. Arnold, Charles Burgess, Alton C. Burnham, Regis Chauvenet, Peter Christianson, Frank H. Constant, James H. Gill, William B. Hampson, H. Wade Hibbard, Edgar Kidwell, William H. Kirchner, Charles S. Magowan, Fred Morley, William T. Sedgwick, James H. Smart, Frederick W. Sperr, Frank W. Springer, Robert J. Trammel, Jr., Francis A. Walker, George C. Whipple, James R. Willett.