01/16/1895
UCCSN Board of Regents' Meeting Minutes
January 16-17, 1895








01-16-1895

Volume OC - Pages 53-54



                     Reno, Nevada

                   January 16, 1895



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

Office in the Dormitory building on Wednesday, January 16, 1895

at 9:30 A.M., same being called by Regent H. L. Fish.  Present:

W. E. F. Deal, H. L. Fish and H. S. Starrett.



The newly elected members, W. E. F. Deal and H. S. Starrett,

having qualified the Board organized as follows.



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

Fish was elected President of the Board and Geo. H. Taylor,

Secretary.



Minutes of the meeting held December 20, 1894 were read and, on

motion of Mr. Fish, were approved.  Balance sheets showing the

funds on hand January 1, 1895 were also read.



On motion from Mr. Deal, seconded by Mr. Starrett, the last

Wednesday of each month was fixed as the regular meeting day of

the Board.



By invitation of the Board and the President of the University,

Senator Sunnyfield, Assemblymen Beck, Hogan and Stanley of Washoe

County, Wieland of Elko and Allen of Eureka were present at the

meeting.



President Stubbs presented his monthly report and addressed the

meeting, making many suggestions for improvement in the standards

and efficiency of the School.  He advised a change in the

curriculum and that the Normal School be known by the name under

which it had been established by law, Nevada State Normal School,

and that it should take its place as a district branch of the

University.  He reviewed in detail the needs of the Institution

and the hopes of bringing it up to a standard that would compare

favorably with any College in the country.  A number of questions

were asked by those present and several important matters

thoroughly discussed.



The Board and Legislators visited the buildings and different

Departments, including the Dormitory, and were convinced of the

ideas of the President concerning a new and modern equipped

Dormitory and Dining Hall.



No further business appearing, the Board adjourned to meet on

Wednesday January 30th.



                             H. L. Fish

                             President



Geo. H. Taylor

Secretary