UCCSN Board of Regents' Meeting Minutes
January 5-6, 1897


Volume OC - Pages 108-110

                          Reno, Nevada

                        January 5, 1897

A special meeting of the Board of Regents was held at their

Office on Monday, the 5th day of January, 1897, at 10 o'clock

A.M., same being called by Regent H. L. Fish.  Present:  W. E.

F. Deal, H. S. Starrett, J. N. Evans.

The newly elected members J. N. Evans and H. S. Starrett having

qualified, the Board proceeded to organize as follows:

    On motion of H. S. Starrett, seconded by W. E. F. Deal,

    J. N. Evans was elected President of the Board.  W. E. F.

    Deal placed Geo. H. Taylor in nomination for Secretary of

    the Board, which was seconded by H. S. Starrett.  J. N.

    Evans placed H. B. Rule in nomination for Secretary of the

    Board without a second.  Upon a roll call, J. N. Evans voted

    for H. B. Rule and W. E. F. Deal and H. S. Starrett voted for

    Geo. H. Taylor.  Thereupon Geo. H. Taylor was declared elect-

    ed Secretary of the Board to hold his Office at the pleasure

    of the Board.

On motion of Mr. Deal, seconded by H. S. Starrett, the salary of

the Secretary of the Board was reduced to Fifty Dollars per month

until April 1, 1897.

On motion of Regent Deal, it was ordered that Messrs. Scheeline &

Osbourn as Agents be given the policies on Morrill Hall building

expiring as follows:  $2500 January 30, 1897 for 3 years @ 1% and

$5000 January 30, 1897, for 3 years @ 1%, in the Lancashire of

England and the Firemans Fund of San Francisco.  T. P. Bradshaw

was given the policy on Morrill Hall building expiring January

30, 1897, in the County of Hartford for $2500, 3 years @ 1%.

On motion of Regent Deal, the regular order of business was laid

aside and President Stubbs presented his monthly report.

The President of the University made a verbal report of the pro-

ceedings of the Annual Convention of the Association of American

Agricultural Colleges and Experimental Stations held at Washing-

ton, D. C., on November 10, 1896, which he attended as the rep-

resentative of this University and Agricultural College at the

request of the Board of Control of the Experiment Station.  After

having the report, the Board unanimously thanked the President

for the services performed by him.

The President of the University read his report for the years

1895-96, which was adopted.

Board adjourned to 1:30 P.M.

Adjourned meeting of the Board met at 1:30 P.M., same members

being present.

President Stubbs recommended that he may be permitted to employ

Lieutenant Hamilton in the University for the second term of this

College year as he may deem desirable, and the compensation

therefore shall be first approved by the Board of Regents.

On motion of W. E. F. Deal, seconded by H. S. Starrett, it was

ordered that the above recommendation be entered on the minutes

and be taken under advisement for further action.

Minutes of meetings held from August 31 to December 3rd, inclu-

sive, were read and approved.

Claims were presented and allowed from the several funds as


    Building Funds

        Reno Mill & Lumber Co.  Girls Dormitory         65.31

        Reno Mill & Lumber Co.  Boys Dormitory          24.72


    Agricultural and Mechanical College Fund

        Salaries                December              1968.34

        W. E. F. Deal                                    4.00

        H. S. Starrett                                  31.00

        Geo. H. Taylor                                  38.48

        Reno Mill & Lumber Co.                          30.20


No further business appearing, the Board adjourned to meet at the

call of the President of the Board.

                             J. N. Evans


Geo. H. Taylor