Acknowledges receipt of pamphlets and a circular that Patrick Geddes had sent. Gives his full support for Geddes’ idea of extending university education to people. Mentions Mr. W. Smart, Runholm, and Prof. Kendrick.
Confirms his attendance of the University Extension Scheme meeting in Galashiels on Thursday. Encloses a report from the Perth meeting. Asks Patrick Geddes whether enough funds had been gathered for a start in Galashiels, if there was interest in the Scheme in this town and the nature of the meeting. Expresses his views on the educational needs and demands in England and Scotland. Mentions Mr. Brown and Andrew John Herbertson.
Order approving amendments to article 6.4 (insertion of the words 'and Secretary' after the word 'Principal') and article 11 (deletion of the former article 11 in its entirety and substitution of a new article 11 defining academic freedom and the University's aim to uphold such).
Order approving amendments to the following statutes: 2.1.1; 2.4 - 2.12; 3.1.3 - 3.1.6; 3.2 - 3.9, and 5.1. This includes the deletion of the former statute 2.5 in its entirety and the substitution of a new statute 2.5; the deletion of the former statutes 2.6 - 2.9 and substitution of new statutes 2.6 - 2.12, and the insertion of new statutes 3.1.5 and 3.2 - 3.4.