March 17-18, 1917
03-17-1917 Volume OE - Pages 29-30 Reno, Nevada March 17, 1917 The recessed meeting of the Board of Regents was called to order in the Office of the President at 10:30 o'clock, March 17, 1917. Present: Regents Baker, O'Brien and Abel, and Acting President Lewers. Absent: Regents Curler and Sullivan. Assistant Professor Turner of the Department of Public Speaking appeared before the Board and asked that gold pins be awarded to the members of the Debating Team representing the University in intercollegiate debate, the pins to cost approximately $4 each, and two awards, one of $20 and one of $10, to the winners of the interclass debates. Mr. Colin Cazier representing the Artemisia appeared before the Board and requested the Board to take 100 copies of the book at $2.50 each, and to purchase the cuts used in making the book, for $100. It was moved by Mrs. Baker that pins be purchased and paid for from the allowance from the Public Speaking Department, and that the $30 in prizes be allowed and paid for from the Student Af- fairs allowance. Record vote was as follows: Mrs. Baker Aye Mr. O'Brien Aye Mr. Abel Aye It was moved by Mrs. Baker that the Board purchase 100 copies of the Artemisia at $2.50 per copy, and such of the cuts as could be used, and that the same be paid for from the publications appropriation. Record vote was as follows: Mrs. Baker Aye Mr. O'Brien Aye Mr. Abel Aye It was moved by Mrs. Baker that 5 Regents' Scholarships amount- ing to $50 each, be allowed out of the funds for Student Affairs. Record vote was as follows: Mrs. Baker Aye Mr. O'Brien Aye Mr. Abel Aye The matter of arranging for a triangular debating organization consisting of the University of Nevada, the University of the Pacific and Brigham Young University (Utah) was postponed for later action. It was moved by Mrs. Baker that Acting President Lewers and the Chairman of the Board be authorized to arrange for the work of the Summer School. Record vote was as follows: Mrs. Baker Aye Mr. O'Brien Aye Chairman Abel Aye Acting President Lewers' system of budget control was adopted without motion. The report of the Comptroller of March 17, 1917 was read and placed on file. The letter of the Comptroller dated March 17, 1917 was received and placed on file. The Board approved the following list of Claims to reimburse the University Revolving Fund: Check 53 $160.36 Check 52 $737.70 Check 51 $206.02 and also approved State Claim List No. 9 covering Claims 160 to 165 inclusive, and No. 113, all for a total of $1,846.06. The matter of giving assistance to the Sagebrush for next year was laid over for further action. The Board took a recess until April 6, 1917, at 10 o'clock.