01/08/1914

  

UCCSN Board of Regents' Meeting Minutes
January 8-9, 1914
 



1-08-1914
Volume OD - Pages 493-495

                         Reno, Nevada
                       January 8, 1914

The Board of Regents met at 10 o'clock A.M. Thursday, January 8,
1914.  Present:  Regents Reid, Pratt, O'Brien, Codd and President
Stubbs.  Absent:  Regent Henderson.

The minutes of the meeting held November 14 and Finance Committee
of the Board December 1, 1913 were read and approved.

President Stubbs read his report which was ordered filed in the
President's Report Book, on motion of Regent Pratt, seconded by
Regent O'Brien.

Upon motion of Regent Codd, seconded by Regent O'Brien, the
President was requested to communicate with Professor E. A.
Howes regarding his return to the University as Director of Ex-
tension work, and to offer him a salary of $3000 per annum.  This
Department of University Extension was added to other Departments
of the University, provided House bill 7951 passes and the funds
become available.

Upon motion of Regent Codd, seconded by Regent O'Brien, the mat-
ter of installing the Fess oil burner was referred to the Finance
Committee for action, this Committee to report to the next meet-
ing of the Board on the 15th of January.

The bids of the Reno Fuel Oil Company for oil in car load lots
and the change in the oil burner were referred to the Finance
Committee.

Upon motion of Regent Codd, seconded by Regent O'Brien, Profes-
sor Scrugham was authorized to expend not more than $100 in
advertising the Industrial Safety First Conference to be held
at the University on the 26th and 27th of January.

Upon motion of Regent Pratt, seconded by Regent O'Brien, the
action of Regents Reid and Codd in allowing funds for the Safety
First banquet was approved.

Upon motion of Regent Codd, seconded by Regent O'Brien, the
President was authorized to expend not more than $50 in advertis-
ing the Winter course in Dairying from February 1 to March 7, and
the one week general course for Farmers from March 7 to 14.

Moved by Regent Pratt, seconded by Regent Codd, that Bishop
Hughes be paid $50 plus actual expenses, making about $55 for
Lincoln Day address.  Carried.

Moved by Regent Codd, seconded by Regent O'Brien that expenses
of Mr. Weinstock be paid for delivering Washington's Birthday
address.

The matter of an appropriation for completing the Chemistry
building was referred to the Finance Committee to be reported
on the 15th.

Moved by Regent O'Brien, seconded by Regent Codd, that the bill
of P. B. Kennedy for $102.35 for botanical specimens be paid
from the A & M Fund.  Carried.

The matter of all increases in salaries as recommended in the
President's report was referred to the Finance Committee.

The President was authorized and directed to ackowledge receipt
of passes from the Southern Pacific Company and the Tonopah and
Goldfield Railroad.

Moved, seconded and carried that the President be authorized and
directed to write a letter to the Managers of the V. & T., T. &
G., S. P., Nevada Copper Belt and others, and endeavor to secure
passes for the University officials and faculty.

Moved by Regent Codd, seconded by Regent Pratt, and carried,
that the salary of A. E. Hill be made $1867 for the year ending
June 30, 1914 to be paid from A & M Fund.

The employment of Miss Sadie Frandsen at $50 per month for 3
months beginning January 1, 1914, was referred to the Finance
Committee to be reported on January 15th.

The letter of the President to A. W. Cahlan and the President's
action in the A. W. Cahlan matter was unanimously approved.

The letter of the President to Dean Thomas F. Hunt of the Uni-
versity of California concerning Dr. P. B. Kennedy was approved.

Captain Applewhite's salary of $83.33 per month for 6 months,
beginning January 1, 1914, referred to the Finance Committee
and President to be reported on at the meeting of January 15th.

The matter of the Librarian conducting a book store for students
was put over until the next meeting.

The President was requested to write the Pioche Record advising
them that the University at this time had no funds available for
an ad in their special edition.

Moved by Regent Pratt, seconded by Regent O'Brien, that Carl
Milentz, graduate student in Agriculture, be employed to assist
during the six weeks of the Farmer's short course and that he
be paid $150 for the six weeks.  Carried.

The bill of $50 from Cheney, Downer, Price and Hawkins for draw-
ing up papers concerning the Mackay Bequest was authorized
paid from the Regents' Contingent Fund.

The President was authorized to employ a Head Janitor at $100
per month and to retain D. R. Fraser as Janitor at $85 per
month beginning this date.

Regarding the second installment of Howe Scholarship, $100 was
ordered paid from any funds in hands of Comptroller for Student
Scholarships, pending the adjustment of this scholarship with
Mr. Zabriskie, the donor.

The minutes of all previous meetings were approved.

Moved by Mr. Codd, seconded by Mr. O'Brien, that the agreement
guaranteeing a pro rata of the expense of the Ann Arbor Glee
Club be signed by the Chairman and Secretary of the Board.
Carried.

Upon motion of Mr. Codd, seconded by Mr. O'Brien, the Chairman
appointed a committee consisting of the Chairman, the Comptroller
and Mr. Pratt to investigate the matter of the University Bonds
at Carson and endeavor to have the recommendations of the Comp-
troller carried out by the State Officials at Carson.

The President submitted the following names of students who
were recommended for graduation by the Registration Committee,
these students having finished their work at the close of the
first semester, 1913-1914.

College of Arts and Science

    Clerimond Withers
    Charles Rhoads Hilton

School of Mechanical Engineering

    Claude P. Hamiton
    Ward W. Lusk
    Nathaniel Wilson

College of Agriculture

    Carl A. Milentz

These 6 students were accepted by the Regents as graduates and
the recommendation of the Registration Committee was approved.

No further business, the meeting was adjourned till January 15,
1914, at 10 o'clock A.M.

                             H. E. Reid
                             Chairman

Geo. H. Taylor
Secretary