Resignation Letter, E. Benjamin Andrews

Title

Resignation Letter, E. Benjamin Andrews

Subject

Andrews, Elisha Benjamin, 1844-1917

Description

An excerpt from the Board of Regents minutes that includes Chancellor Benjamin Andrews' letter of resignation and the accepting of that resignation by the Regents.

Creator

Andrews, E. Benjamin

Source

RG 01-01-02, Board of Regents

Publisher

Archives & Special Collections, University of Nebraska-Lincoln Libraries

Date

1908, Nov. 6

Rights

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Language

English

Original Format

Paper

Text

ANDREWS' LETTER OF RESIGNATION
My dear sir:
Being assured by able medical advisers that I cannot continue at the head of the university without grave and immediate danger to my health, permit me to tender to the regents my resignation of the chancellorship to take effect at the end of December 1908.
I seize the occasion to express to the regents present and past with whom I have served and to my esteem colleags[sic] in the teaching force my gratitude for the uniform kindness they have shown me and the pleasure I have had in working with them for the advancement of the university.
Yours with deep esteem,
E. Benj. Andrews, chancellor
6 November 1908

RESIGNATION OF CHANCELLOR ANDREWS ACCEPTED, TITLE EMERITUS CONFERRED
On motion of regent Abbott it is ordered that the resignation of chancellor Andrews be and the same is hereby accepted taking effect December 31 1908: that as a mark of esteem the title of chancellor emeritus is hereby conferred upon him from the date of retirement, the same being without stipend and without function.

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Citation

Andrews, E. Benjamin, “Resignation Letter, E. Benjamin Andrews,” Nebraska U, accessed October 17, 2021, https://unlhistory.unl.edu/items/show/733.

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