03/17/1917

  

UCCSN Board of Regents' Meeting Minutes
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.