January 3-4, 1899
Volume OC - Pages 169-170
January 3, 1899
The Board of Regents met at their Office at 10:30 o'clock A.M.
on Monday, January 3, 1899. Present: W. E. F. Deal, J. N. Evans
and H. S. Starrett.
At 11:30 A.M. the newly elected members, W. E. F. Deal and H. S.
Starrett, having qualified, the Board organized as follows:
On motion of W. E. F. Deal, seconded by H. S. Starrett, J. N.
Evans was elected President of the Board and Geo. H. Taylor,
President Stubbs took up his Annual Report covering all matters
relating to the Educational and Financial in connection with the
University and Experiment Station. Also matters for the Legisla-
ture and the appropriations for 1899 and 1900.
President Stubbs recommended that Professor T. W. Cowgill be
given a leave of absence to the end of the present College year,
which was granted.
The resignation of Miss Estella P. Ede to President Stubbs was
accepted, to take effect at once.
It was moved that the Board, upon the report of the President,
take into consideration the reorganization of the members of
the staff of the Agricultural Experiment Station.
On motion of Regent Deal, the President of the Board was re-
quested to make arrangements with the Reno Water Land & Light
Co. to pay all charges that the University may put to relating
to the electric light service.
Regent Deal moved that President Stubbs accept the estimate and
bid of Donnells & Steinmetz for furnishing linoleum for the three
hallways of Lincoln Hall as per memo. Plan on file for Two
Hundred and Twelve 40/100 Dollars. Same to be paid for after the
State appropriation for 1899-1900 is made. Carried.
Minutes on page 162 (05-31-1898) relating to raising wages as
changed, is approved.
Minutes of previous meetings approved as read.
Dr. Stubbs was given a leave of absence for two or three weeks,
at such time as he may desire for the benefit of his health.
No further business appearing, the Board adjourned.
J. N. Evans
Geo. H. Taylor