03/31/1926

  

UCCSN Board of Regents' Meeting Minutes
March 31, 1926
 



03-31-1926
Volume OE - Pages 459-460

                         Reno, Nevada
                        March 31, 1926

Mr. Pratt, Mrs. Hood and Judge Talbot met in the Office of
President Clark on Wednesday, March 31st, at 9 o'clock for
the purpose of conducting such month-end business as could
be conducted by 3 members of the Board of Regents.  (The Febru-
ary claims and payrolls had been signed by the Committee members
without the formality of a meeting.)

Architect De Longchamps appeared before the Board and submitted
his plans for the addition to the University Dining Hall.  On
motion of Chairman Pratt, Mr. De Longchamps was authorized to
draw his plans and specifications for the changes in the Dining
Hall, according to his preliminary plan, and that the same be
advertised for bids.  Vote:

    Mrs. Hood            Aye
    Judge Talbot         Aye
    Mr. Pratt            Aye

It was understood that Mr. De Longchamps would get additional
estimates on the Refrigeration Plant to be installed as a part
of the equipment and would be ready to present them at 9 o'clock
Wednesday morning, April 7th.

List No. 3 of State Claims, Nos. 158 to 174 for the net sum of
$28,981.36, and List No. 3, Regents Checks, Nos. 6023 to 6034
for the net sum of $37,956.31 was approved, on motion of Mr.
Pratt, by the following vote:

    Mrs. Hood            Aye
    Judge Talbot         Aye
    Mr. Pratt            Aye

Mrs. Hood moved that the plan of the Senior Class for a memorial
walk from the bridge over the ditch at the Lake Street entrance
to the driveway in front of Morrill Hall, the same to circle the
flower bed in place of the fountain which is to be removed, be
accepted.  Vote:

    Mrs. Hood            Aye
    Judge Talbot         Aye
    Mr. Pratt            Aye

On the recommendation of Professor Adams, President Clark recom-
mended the election of Roger W. Truesdail to be Instructor in
Chemistry for the year beginning August 1, 1926, at an initial
salary of $1800 per year.  Mrs. Hood moved the adoption of the
President's recommendation.  Vote:

    Mrs. Hood            Aye
    Judge Talbot         Aye
    Mr. Pratt            Aye

This action of the Board is to be confirmed by the other two
members of the Board, in person or by letter.

On motion of Judge Talbot, the resignation of Miss Virginia De
Bell as Assistant Bacteriologist of the State Hygienic Laboratory
effective June 30, 1926 was accepted by the following vote:

    Mrs. Hood            Aye
    Judge Talbot         Aye
    Mr. Pratt            Aye

On motion of Judge Talbot, Miss Dorothy E. Foster was elected
to succeed Miss De Bell as Assistant Bacteriologist of the State
Hygienic Laboratory at a salary of $1800 for the year beginning
July 1, 1926.  Vote:

    Mrs. Hood            Aye
    Judge Talbot         Aye
    Mr. Pratt            Aye

On motion of Chairman Pratt, the resignation of Edna Brown as
Stenographer in the State Hygienic Laboratory was accepted to
be effective this date.  Mrs. Brown will continue as part-time
Stenographer in this Department.  Vote:

    Mrs. Hood            Aye
    Judge Talbot         Aye
    Mr. Pratt            Aye

Mrs. Hood moved that consent be given that Walter Palmer be
authorized to go to New York City in April for personal report
to Mr. Clarence H. Mackay on the various mining schools of the
country which Mr. Palmer has recently visited, expenses to be
paid from the Mackay Endowment Fund, if Mr. Mackay should make
request of President Clark that Mr. Palmer might make such
personal report to him.  Vote:

    Mrs. Hood            Aye
    Judge Talbot         Aye
    Mr. Pratt            Aye

After some discussion of the prospects for securing a Director
in Music for the Fall of 1927, Judge Talbot moved that President
Clark be authorized to go to Tucson to see Mr. Sewell and to go
on to Albuquerque to see Mr. Lukken, if confirming word came
from Mr. Lukken in answer to the queries in President Clark's
letter of March 30 to Mr. Lukken.  Vote:

    Mrs. Hood            Aye
    Judge Talbot         Aye
    Mr. Pratt            Aye

Adjourned.

                             Walter E. Pratt
                             Chairman

Carolyn Beckwith
Secretary