Gallaudet University is vested with all the property and the rights of property, and shall have and be entitled to use all authority, privileges, and possessions and all legal rights which it has, or which it had or exercised under any former name, including the right to sue and be sued and to own, acquire, sell, mortgage, or otherwise dispose of property it may own now or hereafter acquire. Gallaudet University shall also be subject to all liabilities and obligations now outstanding against the corporation under any former name.
20 U.S. Code § 4302. Property rights
Subsec. (b)(2). Pub. L. 103–73, § 203(b)(2), substituted “but, if invested,” for “but if invested”.
The following acts contained provisions relating to acquisition, exchange, and adjustment of boundaries of properties of Gallaudet University and its predecessors, Gallaudet College and Columbia Institution for the Deaf:
July 1, 1916, ch. 209, 39 Stat. 310.
Aug. 3, 1939, ch. 414, 53 Stat. 1179.