01/31/1935

 UCCSN Board of Regents' Meeting Minutes

January 31, 1935 



1-31-1935
Volume 5 - Pages 152-153

                       REGENTS MEETING
                      January 31, 1935

The Board of Regents met at 10 o'clock Thursday, January 31, 1935
in the Office of President Clark.  There were present Mr. Ross,
Judge Brown, Mr. Williams and Dr. Olmsted.  Absent:  Mr. Wing-
field.

The minutes of December 15, 1934 were approved by the following
vote:

    Judge Brown          Aye
    Dr. Olmsted          Aye
    Mr. Williams         Aye

On motion of Mr. Ross, Judge Brown was nominated to the Chair-
manship of the Board.  Vote:

    Judge Brown          Not voting
    Dr. Olmsted          Aye
    Mr. Williams         Aye
    Mr. Ross             Aye

On motion of Mr. Williams, Mr. Ross was nominated to the Vice
Chairmanship of the Board.  Vote:

    Judge Brown          Aye
    Dr. Olmsted          Aye
    Mr. Williams         Aye
    Mr. Ross             Not voting

On motion of Mr. Williams, the names of Mr. Ross and Mr. Wing-
field were placed in nomination as the members to serve with
the Chairman as the Executive Committee.  Vote:

    Judge Brown          Aye
    Dr. Olmsted          Aye
    Mr. Williams         Aye
    Mr. Ross             Not voting

The Chairman appointed Mr. Ross instead of Mr. Wingfield as Prop-
erty Committee of the Board and the other Committees remain as
they are.

    Instruction Committee     - A. C. Olmsted
    Library Committee         - Frank Williams
    Student Welfare Committee - George S. Brown

List No. 7, Regents Checks Nos. 5000 to 5013 inclusive, for the
net sum of $43,469.62 and List No. 9, State Claims Nos. 77 to 92
inclusive, for the net sum of $25,703.07, were, on motion of
Judge Brown, approved by the following vote:

    Judge Brown          Aye
    Dr. Olmsted          Aye
    Mr. Williams         Aye
    Mr. Ross             Aye

Mr. Gorman explained the situation with regard to the bill to be
introduced in the present Legislature concerning the Peckham
land, formerly a part of the University Farm and for which the
State Highway paid $140, in that no action needed to be taken by
the Regents, the Board is merely not to oppose the bill when it
comes up.

Mr. Williams moved that Chairman Brown be authorized to sign the
renewal of the Farm lease with the Bakers, for a 2-year period,
at $300 per quarter, on or about April 1, 1935.

The President presented the letters of January 8 and 12 from
Philip Siggers, Reno attorney, his suggestions to be considered
by the Board for probable action at the Commencement or June 30th
meeting.

The President presented the Thank You letter from Acting State
Director D. D. Stingley of the NERA for chairs given by the Uni-
versity for the Boys' School Home at the Verdi CCC Camp.

Mr. Williams moved that the following recommendations of the
President for advances in rank be endorsed by the Board, to be
effective from and after January 31, 1935:

A.  From Assistant to Associate Professor

    Of Education - Edith Ruebsam (M. A., California, granted
                   December, 1934, to be conferred May, 1935.
                   Began service here in Fall of 1925)

    Of Economics, Business and Sociology - Milan J. Webster
                   (Ph. D., Colorado, 1934.  Began here in Fall
                   of 1928)

    Of Electrical Engineering - Irving J. Sandorf (M. S. in E. E.
                   Nevada, 1931.  Began service here in 1928)

    Of History and Political Science - Claude Carson Smith (Has
                   B. A. and M. A. degrees and credits on Ph. D.
                   Began service here in Fall of 1929)

B.  From Instructor to Assistant Professor

    Of Biology   - Loretta Rose Miller (M. S., Nevada, 1933.  Be-
                   gan service here in Fall of 1929)

    Of Economics, Business and Sociology - Alden J. Plumley (M.
                   A., Brown, 1931.  Began service here in Fall
                   of 1931)

Vote:

    Judge Brown          Aye
    Dr. Olmsted          Aye
    Mr. Williams         Aye
    Mr. Ross             Aye

Mr. Williams moved that the President be authorized to communi-
cate the new offer of the Evans adjacent property to Mr. Mackay.
Vote:

    Judge Brown          Aye
    Dr. Olmsted          Aye
    Mr. Williams         Aye
    Mr. Ross             Aye

On recommendation of the President, Secretary Carolyn M. Beckwith
was granted a 3-month leave of absence, on pay, from May 15, 1935
to August 15, 1935.

Dr. Olmsted moved the granting of the leave on full pay as recom-
mended.  Vote:

    Judge Brown          Aye
    Dr. Olmsted          Aye
    Mr. Williams         Aye
    Mr. Ross             Aye

Mr. Ross moved that the matter of the bit of University land
which Mr. Prescott desires should be left to President Clark and
Chairman Brown to decided.  Vote:

    Judge Brown          Aye
    Dr. Olmsted          Aye
    Mr. Williams         Aye
    Mr. Ross             Aye

Adjourned.  The next regular meeting of the Board will be the
Commencement meeting, May 11, 1935.

                             George S. Brown
                             Chairman

Carolyn M. Beckwith
Secretary