UCCSN Board of Regents' Meeting Minutes
March 31, 1919

Volume OE - Pages 203-204

                         Reno, Nevada
                        March 31, 1919

The Executive Committee of the Board of Regents met in the Office
of the President of the University at 2 o'clock March 31st.

The following were present:  Chairman Cheney, Mr. North, Mrs.
Hood, President Clark.

The Committee approved list of Claims against the State of Nevada
Nos. 23-48 inclusive for a total of $17,485.55; also list of
Claims No. 4, Checks Nos. 29 to 33 inclusive for a total of
$19,021.32 by vote as follows:

    Mrs. Hood            Aye
    Mr. North            Aye
    Mr. Cheney           Aye

Mr. North reported on his examination of the contents of the
Safe Deposit Box as requested to do at the meeting of March 11,
and presented a list of the contents.  The report was accepted
and the memorandum of contents ordered filed.

A communication was read from Mr. W. O. Lewis in which he pre-
sented his application to be appointed architect for the new
buildings and same ordered filed.

The status of State Architect was discussed informally and the
President spoke on the phone with the Governor relative to the
State Engineering bill and the effect on the University's build-
ing program if the State Architect was appointed, it being the
consensus of opinion that the Board was entirely agreeable to
having the State Architect.

An uncollected bill against Joe Scott, amount $20, referred to
the Committee at the meeting of March 11, was taken up and Mr.
Gorman reported to the Committee the efforts that had been made
to collect this bill, saying that Mr. Scott had sold the stock
treated with the serum covered by the bill and had gone into
service, the buyer of the stock had refused to assume the bill.

By motion the bill was laid on the table for such action as
might be taken later when Mr. Scott returned from service.

The President of the University reported that C. R. Hill, Assist-
ant Professor of Civil Engineering, had taken leave of absence
for Government educational service in France, the understanding
being that he should be back by September 1.  Word had been re-
ceived from Mr. Hill, that it might be possible due to Govern-
ment regulation; that he could not return earlier than after 6
months service in France.

Without motion, the matter was left to stand as per the agree-
ment with Mr. Hill or for the full Board's motion.

The President read to the Committee the resignation of Dean J. G.
Scrugham, dated March 31st, effective the same date.

Upon motion the resignation of Dean Scrugham was accepted and
the President was asked to express to Dean Scrugham the appreci-
ation of the Board of his services to the University and the hope
of the Board that the University may some day again have his

Informal discussion was held as to a possible site for the new
Teacher Training building and it was decided to hold the matter
of location, etc., in abeyance until the architect was named,
after which another meeting would be held.

Upon recommendation of the President, it was moved, seconded
and carried that Professor H. P. Boardman be made Acting Dean
of the College of Engineering from April 1, 1919.

There being no further business, the meeting adjourned.

                             A. E. Cheney

Louise Blaney