UCCSN Board of Regents' Meeting Minutes
April 5-6, 1895


Volume OC - Pages 58-60

                       Reno, Nevada

                      April 5, 1895

The Board of Regents met at their Office on Friday April 5, 1895

at 9:30 A.M.  Present:  W. E. F. Deal, H. L. Fish and H. S.

Starrett.  Also President Stubbs.

Minutes of the meeting held February 28 read and approved.

Balance sheets showing the funds on hand March 1, read.

On motion of W. E. F. Deal, the plans submitted and marked, Dr.

Stubbs proposed plans for the Boys Hall and the Girls Cottage

be adopted and he is authorized to procure plans and specifica-

tions at a cost not to exceed $300.

It was ordered that as soon as plans and specifications were

received by the President that the Secretary of the Board

advertise for proposals for said buildings, Boys Hall not to

exceed $20,000 and Girls Cottage not to exceed $9,000, the

Board reserving the right to reject any or all bids.

President Stubbs submitted his monthly report which contained

the following items.

1.  Pursuant to the instructions of the Board of Regents made at

    the last session, the President has visited Monterey, San

    Jose, Stanford, Belmont and San Francisco making a study of

    buildings and plans with a view to preparing plans for the

    Boys Hall and Girls Cottage.

    He also made a study along with the Superintendent of

    building and grounds of a variety of different College

    Dormitories in the East, sketches of whose plans had been

    secured by correspondence.

2.  The President submitted a sketch of plan for the Boys Hall

    and one for the Girls Cottage, which seemed to combine the

    best features of the best College Halls for the purpose of

    the Nevada State University.

3.  The President set forth the desirability of the purchase of

    the tract of land on the West and North of the University

    Campus now owned by Mr. J. N. Evans.

4.  The President asked for the employment of a first class

    Architect to make the elevation of the Boys Hall and to

    prepare the specifications.

5.  The President submitted a report of the revised courses of

    study as approved by the Faculty.  The main points of these

    new courses of study being a Preparatory Department of three

    years, the addition of a course in Civil Engineering to the

    courses now published.  The detailed statement of the courses

    to be filed with the Secretary of the Board as soon as


6.  The President made a report of his work in and his plans for

    the Department of University Extension Teaching for the

    consideration of the Regents.

On motion of Regent Deal, the revised courses of study submitted

by the President was approved and ordered printed as early as


On motion of Regent Deal, it was ordered that Professor R. D.

Jackson be allowed $62.50 per month for additional services

from January 1, 1895 to September 1, 1895 in connection with the

Mining Laboratory.

It was ordered that Fifty Dollars be appropriated for the

Military Expedition of the Cadets during the enrollment in April.

Upon motion, adjourned for a recess until 8 P.M. to meet at the

office of the First National Bank.

The Board met after recess at the hour and place above stated,

all being present.

The matter of purchasing land from J. N. Evans was further


Claims were allowed from the several funds as follows:

    Agricultural and Mechanical Fund

         Salaries                                   1463.67

         Water Fuel & Gas                             21.50

         Cola Electrical Works                         5.08

         Sty P. P. Payot Asphalt                       9.96

         Text & Ref Books New England Pub Co.          2.50

         Text & Ref Books Hicks Judd Co.              31.10

                                          Total    $1533.81

     Contingent University Fund

         Mch Payroll Salaries Instructors            394.16

                     Salaries President              225.00

                     Salaries Janitors               125.00

                     Salaries Secretary Bd            25.00

                     Labor Students                  186.85

         R. D. Jackson                               187.50

         F. H. Saxton                                 22.00

         J. E. Stubbs                                 33.20

         John Taylor & Co.                           144.49

         John Taylor & Co.                             7.15

         E. C. Sessions & Co.                         23.10

         Geo. H. Taylor                               15.79

         John F. Aitken                                1.50

         S. Tel Co                                     5.00

         F. Levy & Bros.                               5.50

         E. A. Powers                                 65.00

         C. J. Brooking                               18.30

         T. H. Wells                                  11.45

         W. O. H. Martin                              109.39

         Gas & Electric Light                         39.00

         Gas & Electric Light                         50.00

         Water (3 mos)                               100.00

         Electrical Light S.                          75.95

                                          Total    $1870.33

No further business appearing, the Board adjourned.

Geo. H. Taylor