01/15/1914

  

UCCSN Board of Regents' Meeting Minutes
January 15-16, 1914
 



01-15-1914
Volume OD - Pages 496-497

                         Reno, Nevada
                       January 15, 1914

The Board of Regents met at 10 o'clock A.M. Thursday, January 15,
1914.  Present:  all the members of the Board and President
Stubbs.

President Stubbs read his report, which was ordered filed in the
President's Report Book.

Upon motion of Regent Henderson, seconded by Regent Codd, the
following resolution was adopted:

    The purchase of a certain piece of property from Mrs. Evans,
    consisting of 8 acres and lying east of and adjacent to the
    University lands, coming before the Board for consideration,
    and

    It appearing to the Board that the land in question is suit-
    able for certain University purposes, and the Board having
    visited the land for inspection, and

    It further appearing to the Board that the land is not worth
    more than $5000,

    NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Chairman of the Board
    of Regents and the President of the University be, and they
    are hereby authorized and empowered, to take up with Mrs.
    Evans and Mr. Harris the matter of an option for the purchase
    of said lands at a price of not more than $5000, to consider
    with them the form and contents of said option and submit a
    report to the Board of Regents at its next meeting.

On motion of Regent Henderson, seconded by Regent Pratt, the
President was authorized to have necessary repairs made on roof
of the various buildings to stop leaking.

On motion of Regent Henderson, seconded by Regent Codd, President
Stubbs and the Chairman of the Board were authorized to have nec-
essary work done to complete the Library building, and grade
grounds around the building to drain the water away and also to
to put in proper props to support the floor of said building.

Motion of Henderson, seconded by Codd, the recommendation of the
Finance Committee to allow $242 for apparatus, etc. in the
Chemistry building was approved.

On motion of Regent Codd, seconded by Regent O'Brien, Professor
Scrugham was authorized to install a Fess burner in the Mechani-
cal building at a cost of about $375, according to the plans and
specifications submitted to the Board at the meeting of Janury 8,
1914.

On motion of Regent Pratt, seconded by Regent Codd, a car of oil
was authorized ordered, to be ready for use when the Fess burner
is installed.

Upon motion of Regent Henderson, seconded by Regent Codd, the
President was authorized to make such loans to needy students as
he may find necessary.  These loans are to be from the loan fund
and are not to exceed $50 each.

Upon motion of Regent Henderson, seconded by Regent Codd, the
salary of Mr. Murdock was authorized to be paid from the A & M
Fund.

Upon motion of Regent Henderson, seconded by Regent Pratt, the
Comptroller was authorized to sell the old piano in the Gym
for $30.

No further business, the Board ajourned to meet on Wednesday,
February 4, 1914.

                             H. E. Reid
                             Chairman

Geo. H. Taylor
Secretary