02/24/1940

  

UCCSN Board of Regents' Meeting Minutes
February 24-25, 1940
 



02-24-1940
Volume 5 - Pages 281-282

                 EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE MEETING
                      February 24, 1940

The Executive Committee of the Board of Regents met at 10:30
o'clock Saturday morning, February 24, 1940, all members and Dr.
Hartman being present.

President Hartman made the following recommendations concerning
certain staff members:

a.  That the leave of absence of Assistant Professor Everett W.
    Harris be continued for 1940-41.

b.  That Dr. E. P. Vance be continued as Instructor in Mathe-
    matics for 1940-41 with salary increase from $1700 to $1800.

c.  That W. G. Palm be continued as Instructor in Mathematics at
    present pay for year 1940-41.

d.  That Miss Margaret Jensen be continued as Assistant in Mathe-
    matics for the year 1940-41 at present rate of pay.

e.  That Dr. Wood be given authority to secure a new Instructor
    in Mathematics for 1940-41 at $1700 if he has his Ph. D. by
    August, or at $1600 if he has not then his doctorate - when
    and if Miss Ross resigns.

            (a to e on the recommendation of Dean Wood)

f.  That the President be granted authority to employ two addi-
    tional Instructors, one in English and Journalism and the
    other in Agriculture for the year 1940-41 at not to exceed
    $1800 each.

g.  That Michael J. Mc Cormick, Sergeant, U. S. A., be granted
    the academic rank of Instructor in Military Science and
    Tacitcs, effective August 1, 1939.

h.  That William O. Holmes, Assistant in English, be advanced to
    Instructor in English at $1350 for the coming academic year.

i.  That J. Raymond Butterworth, Assistant in English, be ad-
    vanced to Instructor in English at $1500 for the coming
    academic year.

Chairman Ross moved that the above recommendations be approved.
Vote:

    Judge Brown          Aye
    Mrs. Wardin          Aye
    Mr. Ross             Aye

Mr. Gorman presented a brief report.  Mrs. Wardin moved that his
recommendation that William Pohl, who is still ill, be carried on
the payroll at full pay until June 30, 1940, since his fellow-
workers, supplemented by WPA workers, are taking care of his
duties without cost to the University, be approved.  Vote:

    Judge Brown          Aye
    Mrs. Wardin          Aye
    Mr. Ross             Aye

On motion of Mr. Ross, Regents Check No. 9098 in favor of the
University Revolving Fund for the net sum of $5,986.59 was order-
ed signed.  Vote:

    Judge Brown          Aye
    Mrs. Wardin          Aye
    Mr. Ross             Aye

President Hartman recommended that the proposal of February 20,
1940 of Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Cassinelli that they shall pay $450
March 1 and $100 per month thereafter as rental for the Univer-
sity Farm in accord with a plan worked out by Comptroller Gorman
and Dean Stewart be accepted.

Judge Brown moved that the Cassinelli proposal be accepted.
Vote:

    Judge Brown          Aye
    Mrs. Wardin          Aye
    Mr. Ross             Aye

Dr. Hartman recommended that the following semestral fees be
assessed beginning with August, 1940:

    That a general library fee of 50 cents be assessed all
    enrolled students and visitors;

    That every person enrolled for 5 or less semestral hours
    shall pay a fee of $2 per credit hour;

    That every person enrolled as a casual or a regular visitor
    shall be assessed a fee of $1 per course credit hour.

Mr. Ross moved the adoption of the above recommendation.  Vote:

    Judge Brown          Aye
    Mrs. Wardin          Aye
    Mr. Ross             Aye

Dr. Hartman moved that a compulsory Health Service Fee of $6 per
semester be charged all students in accord with the recommenda-
tion of Dr. Frandsen's Health Committee in his letters of Decem-
ber 9, 1939 and January 9, 1940.

Mrs. Wardin moved that this recommendation be adopted.  Vote:

    Judge Brown          Aye
    Mrs. Wardin          Aye
    Mr. Ross             Aye

Dr. Hartman recommended that Dr. Billings and Dr. Lowrance be
both advanced in rank from Instructor to Assistant Professor.
Judge Brown moved that the recommendation be adopted.  Carried
unanimously.

The above actions are to be brought before the Regents at the
next meeting for Board action.

                             Silas E. Ross
                             Chairman

Carolyn M. Beckwith
Secretary