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WVC 35 - 2 - 6 §35-2-6. Trustees of certain organizations to be corporations; powers.
The trustees of every institution, society, order, organization, or association in this article mentioned (except trustees for any labor union or similar association or brotherhood of craftsmen or employees), or any local branch thereof, whether named in the conveyance, dedication, devise, gift or bequest, or appointed as provided in this article, shall be a corporation by the name and style of "Board of Trustees of .......... University," (or college, academy, etc., as the case may be), and as such corporation they shall be governed by all the provisions of law relating to, and have and exercise all the privileges and powers of, nonstock corporations, including the power to take and hold real and personal property, to borrow money for any legitimate purpose in the execution of the trust and to execute a lien on the trust property as security therefor, and to do and perform any and all acts and business pertaining to the trust created by any conveyance, dedication, devise, gift or bequest to such institution, society, order, organization, or association.

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