03/05/1912

  

UCCSN Board of Regents' Meeting Minutes
March 5-6, 1912
 



03-05-1912
Volume OD - Pages 397-399

                         Reno, Nevada
                        March 5, 1912

The Regents met at 10 o'clock A.M. Tuesday, March 5, 1912, at
their Office in Morrill Hall.  Present:  Regents Codd, Williams,
O'Brien and Reid, and President Stubbs.  Absent:  Regent Hender-
son.

Minutes of meetings held December 13, 1911, January 12, 1912 and
February 17, 1912, read and, upon motion, approved.

The additional leave of absence granted by letter from the Re-
gents to President Stubbs to March 2, was, upon motion of Dr.
Reid, seconded by Regent O'Brien, approved.

The motion of Dr. Reid, seconded by Regent Williams, that the
report of Allen Knight on the examination of the books and ac-
counts of the University and Experiment Station be accepted and
placed on file was carried.

The motion of Regent Williams, seconded by Dr. Reid, that the
Regents create a Comptroller of the University of Nevada was
carried.

The motion of Mr. Williams, seconded by Mr. O'Brien, that the
office of Auditor and Assistant Secretary be abolished was
carried.

The motion of Dr. Reid, seconded by Mr. O'Brien, that Charles
Henry Gorman be appointed to the position of Comptroller for
the year 1912, at a salary of $150 per month, was carried.

The motion of Mr. Williams, seconded by Mr. O'Brien, that the
University furnish a Surety Bond for Mr. Gorman in the sum of
$10,000, the premium to be paid by the University, was carried.

Upon motion of Dr. Reid, seconded by Regent O'Brien, the duties
of the Comptroller shall be as follows:

    The duties of the Comptroller shall be to receive all drafts,
    checks and moneys, whether sent to the President, or the
    Secretary of the Board of Regents, or to any employee of the
    University, or to any other officials, or to any banks; and
    these shall be turned over to the Comptroller for endorsement
    and deposit, and he shall have charge of the bookkeeping and
    accounting of the University.  He shall also be the custodian
    of all deeds, abstracts and similar legal papers belonging to
    the University of Nevada.

    He shall keep the accounts in one general fund to be called
    the account of "The Regents of the University of Nevada",
    and payable by voucher-checks signed by the Chairman (or
    Vice Chairman) of the Board of Regents and the Comptroller.

The motion of Regent Williams, seconded by Regent Reid, that the
Comptroller deposit the University funds as nearly equal as pos-
sible in the following banks of Reno:  Washoe County Bank, Nixon
National Bank, and the Farmers and Merchants National Bank, sub-
ject to a satisfactory bond for the safekeeping of the funds,
was carried.

The motion of Dr. Reid, seconded by Regent Williams, that the
books be kept as recommended in the report of Allen H. Knight,
was carried.

The motion of Dr. Reid, seconded by Regent Williams, that the
University abolish the High School with the close of the Uni-
versity year in June, 1912, was carried.

The motion of Regent Williams, seconded by Dr. Reid, that a Com-
mittee be appointed to confer with the President regarding a
retrenchment of expenses in the University and looking to ar-
rangements for sub-Freshman Class was carried.  The Committee
appointed consists of Dr. Reid, Chairman, Mr. Codd and Mr.
O'Brien.

President Stubbs was given a leave of absence for one week to
visit Salt Lake City to confer with Captain Applewhite who has
applied for the position of Professor of Military Science and
Tactics at this University.

The motion of Regent Williams, seconded by Dr. Reid, that Presi-
dent Stubbs be authorized to have a Summer School for teachers
at the University for six weeks, at an expense to the University
of not more than $600, was carried.

No further business appearing, the Board adjourned to meet at
7:30 Thursday evening, March 7, 1912.

                             A. A. Codd
                             Chairman

Geo. H. Taylor
Secretary