02/17/1947

 UCCSN Board of Regents' Meeting Minutes

February 17-18, 1947 



02-17-1947
Volume 6 - Pages 7-8

                       REGENTS MEETING
                    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.

Comptroller's Report:

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
        $108,931.46.

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
        $23,430.18.

President's Report:

    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.

Legislature

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
          Heating Plant.

     (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.