SEC. 37-117-1. Organization.
The institution incorporated by the act of the legislature, approved March 12, 1884, and established in pursuance thereof, shall continue to exist as a body politic and corporate by the name of the "Mississippi College for Women," with all its property and franchises, rights, powers and privileges conferred on it by law, or properly incident to such a body and necessary to accomplish the purpose of its creation; said college may receive and hold all real estate and personal property conveyed or given to it for such purposes. However, the name "Mississippi State College for Women" is hereafter changed to "Mississippi University for Women," without interference with the rights, powers and prerogatives of said college which continue in all respects. Whenever the name "Mississippi College for Women" appears the same is construed to denote "Mississippi University for Women."
SOURCES: Codes, 1892, Sec. 2295; 1906, Sec. 2523; Hemingway's 1917, Sec. 4948; Hemingway's 1921 Supp. Sec. 5729; 1930, Sec. 7204; 1942, Sec. 6710; Laws, 1920, ch. 256; 1974, ch. 367, Sec. 2, eff from and after passage (approved March 15, 1974).