03/31/1927

  

UCCSN Board of Regents' Meeting Minutes
March 31, 1927
 



03-31-1927
Volume OE - Page 487

                         Reno, Nevada
                        March 31, 1927

The Committee of the Board of Regents met in the Office of
President Clark on Thursday, March 31, 1927, at 9 o'clock.
The Committee consisted of Chairman Pratt, Mrs. Williams and
Judge Brown.

List No. 3, State Claims, Nos. 32 to 45, for the net sum of
$25,809.60 and List No. 4, Regents Checks Nos. 7037 to 7049,
for the net sum of $47,760.48, on motion of Judge Brown, were
approved.  Vote:

    Mrs. Williams        Aye
    Mr. Pratt            Aye
    Judge Brown          Aye

President Clark read to the Committee the letter from City
Engineer Chism of Reno thanking the Board for their gift of
trees.

On recommendation of Professor Sutherland, President Clark rec-
ommended the election of Norman T. Ness to be Instructor in
Economics, Business and Sociology for the University year be-
ginning August 1, 1927, at a salary of $2000 for his probation-
ary year.  Mrs. Williams moved the adoption of the President's
recommendation.  Vote:

    Mrs. Williams        Aye
    Mr. Pratt            Aye
    Judge Brown          Aye

On recommendation of Professor Sutherland, President Clark rec-
ommended the election of Lawrence Semenza to be Instructor in
the Department of Economics, Business and Sociology for the
University year 1927-28, with understanding that salary for the
probationary year beginning August 1, 1927 shall be $1800 if
prior to September 1, 1927 he has earned his Master's degree;
otherwise, the salary is to be $1600.  Semenza earned his B. A.
at the University of Nevada in 1925.  Judge Brown moved the
adoption of the President's recommendation.  Vote:

    Mrs. Williams        Aye
    Mr. Pratt            Aye
    Judge Brown          Aye

On recommendation of Director Doten, President Clark recommended
the election of Chester A. Brennen, B. A., Nevada, 1917, 5 years
Agricultural Extension Agent in Elko County and for the past 2
years with the California Cattlemen's Association in northern
California and Nevada, to be elected project leader in Agricul-
tural Range Economics in the Nevada Agricultural Experiment
Station under the Purnell Fund at a salary of $3600 a year, ef-
fective June 1, 1927.  Mr. Brennen has been receiving $3600 for
the past 2 years and is willing to come to Director Doten for
this work in Range Economics at the same salary.  Mrs. Williams
moved the adoption of the President's recommendation.  Vote:

    Mrs. Williams        Aye
    Mr. Pratt            Aye
    Judge Brown          Aye

Adjourned.

                             Walter E. Pratt
                             Chairman