UCCSN Board of Regents' Meeting Minutes
Volume 6 - Pages 7-8
February 17-18, 1947
The special meeting of the Board was called to order by Chairman
Ross at 9:30 A.M. in the President's office. Present: Regents
Henningsen, Sheerin, Hilliard, Cahlan, Ross; Comptroller Gorman
and President Moseley. Mr. Ross stated that the purposes of the
meeting were: (1) to go over the requests to the Legislature,
(2) to prepare the presentation of the Board for the meeting the
Ways and Means Committee of the State Legislature, scheduled for
1:30 P.M., February 17th, in Carson City, (3) to consider the
report of the Citizens Agricultural Advisory Committee.
1) Motion of Mr. Sheerin passed unanimously that the claims
approved by the Executive Committee, as follows, be approved:
List No. 7, dated January 31, 1947, covering State Claims
67-90 to 67-110, inclusive, for a total of $58,205.26.
List No. 8, dated January 31, 1947, covering Regents
Checks 67-174 to 67-200, inclusive, for a total of
2) Motion of Mrs. Henningsen passed unanimously that the claims
presented herewith, as follows, be approved:
List No. 9, dated February 17, 1947, covering Regents
Checks 67-201 to 67-205, inclusive, for a total of
Motion of Mr. Sheerin passed unanimously that the Chairman
of the Board be authorized to sign the papers pertaining to
the erection on the Campus of an Armory building to be used
as a Training Center by the Navy.
I. (a) It was unanimously agreed that the Regents stand by
the budget and building requests as prepared by them
and presented to the Legislature.
(b) Motion of Mr. Sheerin passed unanimously that the
Regents accept the President's mimeographed, "Facts
About the University", and that they be used to support
the request for additional funds for the University.
The meeting recessed at 11:45 A.M., and was called to order in
Carson City by Chairman Ross at 1:10 P.M., February 18, 1947.
II. (a) By unanimous vote, it was agreed that the Board of Re-
gents accept the reallocation of the appropriation of
$350,000, made by the 42nd Legislature to the Univer-
sity for the purpose of erecting a Classroom building,
to the general fund, to meet the emergency as expressed
by members of the Joint Legislative Committee on Educa-
tion, and the use of the money for the building of a
(b) Request was made that the remainder of the University
building program be provided for, as follows:
1. Classroom building
2. Life Sciences Laboratory building
3. Addition to the Engineering building
Citizens Agricultural Advisory Committee Report
1) By unanimous vote, the Chairman was directed to thank the
members of the Citizens Agricultural Advisory Committee, on
behalf of the Board of Regents, for their report, for the
time they gave in consideration of the problems of the Uni-
versity agricultural program and for the friendly spirit in
which they have offered their recommendations.
2) Referring to the recommendation of the Committee that the
University sell its Farm on South Virginia Road, it was
unanimously agreed that the prior decision of the Board to
retain the University Farm should not be reversed, in view
of the program of improvement contemplated and the prospects
of financial assistance in making this Farm a useable labora-
tory for agricultural students.
The Board adjourned at 2 P.M., until the regular meeting in June,
unless called into special session by the Chairman.