01/03/1905
UCCSN Board of Regents' Meeting Minutes
January 3-4, 1905








01-03-1905

Volume OC - Pages 347-350



                         Reno, Nevada

                       January 3, 1905



The Board of Regents met at 9:30 o'clock A.M., January 3, 1905.

Present:  Regents Richard Kirman, W. W. Booher and J. E. Bray.

Also, members of the newly elected Board, O. J. Smith and H. S.

Starrett.



Minutes of December 7 and 8, 1904 read and approved with the

following changes:



    That part of the President's report asking for an appro-

    priation for the erection of a dam on the Campus was not

    approved, and to reduce the number of saloons materially

    instead of one half the number as his report read.



No further business appearing, upon motion of Regent Booher,

seconded by Regent Bray, the Board adjourned sine die.



Geo. H. Taylor

Secretary



        No. 4403/15 Experiment Station Payroll

        for December, 1904 allowed by Regents

        Kirman and Booher, December 24, 1904   $ 761.10



        No. 176/98 Agricultural & Mechanic

        College Payroll for December allowed

        by Regents Kirman and Booher December

        24, 1904                               $1988.00



No further business.



Geo. H. Taylor

Secretary



The Board of Regents met at their Office at 10 o'clock A.M.,

January 3, 1905.  Present:  W. W. Booher, Oscar J. Smith and

H. S. Starrett.  The new members of the Board, Mr. O. J. Smith

and Mr. H. S. Starrett, presented their certificates of election

and oath of office.



Upon motion of Regent Booher, seconded by Regent Starrett, Mr.

Oscar J. Smith was elected Chairman.



Upon motion of Regent Starrett, seconded by Regent Booher, Geo.

H. Taylor was elected temporary Secretary and until the next

meeting of the Board.



President Stubbs recommended that Professor Henry Thurtell be

given a sabbatical leave of absence for one year from the close

of the College year with the understanding that he shall have

the second year provided he agrees to return to the University

at the end of the second year.  Upon motion of Regent Booher,

seconded by Regent Starrett, the above recommendation was

approved.



President Stubbs recommended that the Board create student

assistance from the several Departments as follows:



    First year's service - Two Hundred dollars

    Second year's service - Four Hundred dollars

    Third year's service - Six Hundred dollars



Upon motion of Regent Starrett, seconded by Regent Booher, the

above recommendation was approved.



President Stubbs reported that Miss Anna Belle Woodard had com-

pleted her work to the satisfaction of the faculty and President

and that she be granted her degree in B. A. and High School Di-

ploma.  Upon motion of Regent Booher, seconded by Regent Star-

rett, approved.



The Secretary of the Board was instructed to renew Insurance

Policies expiring on January 13, 1905 as follows:



    $3500.00 on Mechanical building and machinery to the

    Henderson Banking Co., Elko, Nevada



    $5000.00 on Stewart Hall to Eureka County Bank, Elko,

    Nevada



Upon motion by Regent Starrett, seconded by Regent Booher, the

Eureka County Bank at Elko, Nevada was elected Treasurer for one

half of the funds of the Agricultural & Mechanical College Funds

and that the balance now in the Farmers and Merchants National

Bank of Reno be transferred to Eureka County Bank at Elko, when

said bank furnished a bond to be approved by the Board.  Regents

Smith and Starrett voting "yes" and Regent Booher voting "no".



The Washoe County delegation Senators, N. W. Roff and H. M.

Martin, and Assemblymen, R. H. Kinney, Walter Hastings, John S.

Orr, E. R. Dodge, A. W. Holmes, John W. Wright and T. J. Jones,

met with the Board at 11 o'clock A.M. and discussed all matters

relating to the University.



President Stubbs recommended that all students, except new stu-

dents, who apply for registration on days other than those named

in the calendar be charged a fee of Two dollars.  Upon motion by

Regent Starrett, seconded by Regent Booher, approved.



Upon motion duly carried, the Library Committee was authorized

to assess fines on students relating to taking books from the

Library.



Upon motion by Regent Booher, seconded by Regent Starrett, the

Chairman of the Board is authorized to take charge of all legis-

lative matters relating to the University.



No further business appearing, the Board adjourned to meet at

9 o'clock A.M., Saturday, January 28, 1905.



                             Oscar J. Smith

                             Chairman



Geo. H. Taylor

Secretary