01/03/1927

  

UCCSN Board of Regents' Meeting Minutes
January 3-4, 1927
 



1-03-1927
Volume OE - Pages 481-482

                         Reno, Nevada
                       January 3, 1927

The Board of Regents met at 9 o'clock on the morning of January
3, 1927 for their organization meeting.  There were present:
Chairman Walter E. Pratt, Mrs. Sophie E. Williams, Judge G. F.
Talbot, Frank Williams and Judge George S. Brown of the Regents,
and President Clark.

Chairman Pratt nominated Miss Beckwith as Secretary Pro Tem.  All
voted aye.

Judge Brown presented his commission as Regent, dated January 1,
1927.

Mr. Pratt nominated Judge Talbot to be Chairman of the Board for
the ensuing 2 years.  Mr. Williams seconded the nomination.

Judge Talbot declined the nomination and nominated Mr. Pratt as
Chairman.  Judge Brown seconded the nomination.  Vote:

     Mr. Williams        Aye
     Mrs. Williams       Aye
     Judge Talbot        Aye
     Judge Brown         Aye
     Mr. Pratt           Pass

Chairman Pratt nominated Judge Talbot as Vice Chairman.  Judge
Brown seconded the nomination.  Vote:

     Mr. Williams        Aye
     Mrs. Williams       Aye
     Judge Talbot        Pass
     Judge Brown         Aye
     Mr. Pratt           Aye

Chairman Pratt nominated Judge Brown and Frank Williams as mem-
bers of the Executive Committee.  Judge Talbot seconded the
nomination.  Vote:

     Mr. Williams        Pass
     Mrs. Williams       Aye
     Judge Talbot        Aye
     Judge Brown         Pass
     Mr. Pratt           Aye

Chairman Pratt appointed the following Committees:

    Property Committee         Judge Talbot
    Instruction Committee      Mrs. Sophia E. Williams
    Library Committee          Mr. Frank Williams
    Student Welfare Committee  Judge George S. Brown

Judge Brown moved that the Executive Committee should constitute
the Finance Committee.  Vote:

     Mr. Williams        Aye
     Mrs. Williams       Aye
     Judge Talbot        Aye
     Judge Brown         Aye
     Mr. Pratt           Aye

President Clark recommended the election of Theodore H. Post
to be Director of Music at a salary of $3600 for the year begin-
ning August 1, 1927, with understanding that he shall be re-
sponsible for the giving of the courses needed in the School of
Education, the elective courses offered by the University, the
direction of the University musical organizations -- Men's and
Women's Glee Clubs, Orchestra and Band -- with the exception that
for the University year 1927-28 Mr. Kent shall retain his direc-
tion of the Band, as at present, and with further understanding
that the salary of $3600 for the coming University year shall
also cover the services of Mr. Post for either the Summer Session
of 1927 or of 1928, as the University may desire, but that if
Mr. Post's work during his initial year is satisfactory and if
he decides to remain in the employ of the University, his salary
for any succeeding year shall be definitely understood not to
cover Summer Session service.

Mr. Williams moved that Mr. Theodore H. Post be engaged as
Director of Music in accord with the President's recommendation.
Vote:

     Mr. Williams        Aye
     Mrs. Williams       Aye
     Judge Talbot        Aye
     Judge Brown         Aye
     Mr. Pratt           Aye

Adjourned.

                             Walter E. Pratt
                             Chairman