04/15/1913

  

UCCSN Board of Regents' Meeting Minutes
April 15-16, 1913
 



04-15-1913
Volume OD - Pages 455-460

                         Reno, Nevada
                        April 15, 1913

The regular meeting of the Board of Regents was held at their
Office in Morrill Hall, Tuesday, April 15th, 1913, at 10 o'clock,
A.M.  Present:  Regents Reid, Codd, Pratt and O'Brien.  Absent:
C. B. Henderson.

Minutes of January 18, 1913 read and approved.

Minutes of Finance Committee of January 28, 1913 read and, upon
motion of Mr. Pratt, seconded by Mr. Codd, approved.

The following telegram of date April 11, 1913 was read and
ordered filed in the minutes.

                                    San Francisco, California

    H. E. Reid
    University of Nevada
    Reno

    Impossible for me to be in Reno Tuesday morning.  Am leaving
    for Gerlach to attend land hearing and will be there per-
    haps a week or 10 days, as I have 3 land cases for hearing
    at that time.

                                       C. B. Henderson

The report of the Acting President was read and, upon motion of
Codd, seconded by O'Brien, was ordered filed and the matters
therein acted on separately.

Upon motion of Mr. Codd, seconded by Mr. Pratt, the Comptroller
and the Acting President were authorized to go into the financial
budget, commencing with July 1, 1913, and ending June 30, 1914,
and submit same to the Regents for adoption at next regular meet-
ing.

Upon motion of Codd, seconded by Pratt and O'Brien, the recom-
mendation of President Lewers regarding the amount of appropri-
ations to be used was approved.

Upon motion of Regent Codd, seconded by Regent Pratt, the
Chairman of the Board, President and Secretary were authorized
to proceed with plans of the two new buildings to be built and
advertise for the same.

Upon motion of Mr. Pratt, seconded by Mr. Codd, the recommenda-
tion of the President in regard to improvements and baths in the
Gymnasium for the use of the young women's class in Physical
Education was approved, plans and estimates of cost to be sub-
mitted at the next meeting of the Board.

Upon motion of Mr. Codd, seconded by Mr. O'Brien, the Comptroller
was authorized to pay Mr. Holway $200 for March and April for
his services as Physical Trainer for young men.

Upon motion of Mr. Codd, seconded by Mr. O'Brien, the President
was authorized to look up a suitable man for Physical Director
for men beginning September 1, 1913.

Upon motion of Mr. O'Brien, seconded by Mr. Codd, $500 was al-
lowed for all improvements to Tennis Court, and the President
ordered to proceed to improve the same at once.

Upon motion of Mr. Codd, seconded by Mr. Pratt, it was ordered
that a vote of thanks be tendered to Professor Haseman for his
good work and interest in the University Glee Club, and that
he and Mr. Corris each be paid $50 for work in connection there-
with.

Upon motion of Mr. Codd, seconded by Mr. O'Brien, the Comptrol-
ler was ordered to purchase a suitable piano for the University
and to pay for the same.

The Acting President was authorized to employ a young man as
Instructor in Public Speaking and Expression beginning with the
first of September, 1913.

Upon motion of Mr. Codd, seconded by Mr. Pratt, it was ordered
that a Library building, size 50 x 80 feet, be built, and that
Architect De Longchamps submit plans to the Board for its adop-
tion on or before May 1st.

The Board agreed to erect a Dairy building, size 36 x 90 feet,
plans to be submitted by Architect De Longchamps.

Upon motion of Mr. Codd, seconded by Mr. Pratt, the Chairman of
the Board was instructed to have plans prepared and build a
trellis east of Manzanita Hall to enclose the clothes lines, as
soon as possible.

Upon motion of Mr. Codd, seconded by Mr. O'Brien, the Comptrol-
ler was authorized to pay bills amounting to $250 as contracted
for by the Artemisia staff.

Upon motion of Mr. Pratt, seconded by Mr. Codd, the President was
authorized to send Professor Maxwell Adams to the southern part
of the State to visit the public schools in the interests of the
University, expenses of such trip not to be more than $150.

Upon motion of Mr. Codd, seconded by Mr. O'Brien, the Acting
President was requested to make a report at the next meeting of
the Board with a view to dispense with the services of Professor
Fergusson after June 30, 1913.

Upon motion of Mr. O'Brien, seconded by Mr. Pratt, the Vice
President was requested to see what position is available for
Mr. Richard Brown, and report at the next meeting of the Board.

Upon motion of Mr. Codd, seconded by Mr. O'Brien, the claim of
the Nevada State Agricultural Society for $450 for rental of
the State Fair Grounds for the year ending December 31, 1913,
was approved.

Upon motion of Mr. Codd, seconded by Mr. O'Brien, the Chairman
of the Board, together with Regents O'Brien and Codd, were ap-
pointed a committee to confer with the Vice President and faculty
regarding the University Register for 1913-14.

Upon motion of Mr. Pratt, seconded by Mr. Codd, the Vice Presi-
dent was instructed to write a letter to the Grand Army of the
Republic tendering them the use and privilege of the University
grounds and buildings during their encampment in Reno in June.

Upon motion of Mr. Codd, seconded by Mr. O'Brien, the Chairman
of the Board was authorized to proceed in the matter of water
rights in the Orr Water Ditch.

Upon motion of Codd, seconded by Pratt, the Chairman of the Board
was authorized to engage a man he has in view to take charge of
and superintend all improvements to the buildings and grounds on
the Campus.

Upon motion of Regent Codd, seconded by Regent Pratt, $900 was
authorized expended in Summer School work.

The motion to move the Armory to the old Library was approved.

Upon motion of Regent Codd, seconded by Regent Pratt, S. C.
Dinsmore was appointed Commissioner of Pure Food and Drug Control
and of Weights and Measures, Miles B. Kennedy and Silas E. Ross
to be his assistants in the two Departments respectively, at an
annual salary of $1500 each.  The appointment of Mr. Dinsmore as
Commissioner to be effective on and after April 1, 1913.

The motion of Regent Codd, seconded by Regent O'Brien, that
Walter E. Pratt represent the University at the State Bankers
Convention to be held in Goldfield, May 9 and 10, was approved.

Upon motion of Regent Pratt, seconded by Regent O'Brien, the
names of all candidates for positions as student assistants
were ordered submitted to the Board for approval from this time
on.

Upon motion of Regent Codd, seconded by Regent Pratt, the Chair-
man of the Board was authorized to move the stable and to dis-
pense with the Brown building in any way that seems best to him
before building the new Dairy building.

Upon motion of Mr. Codd, seconded by Mr. O'Brien, it was ordered
that board and room of students be $18 per month where students
room in the dormitories and eat at the Dining Hall, but that stu-
dents rooming at the dormitories and taking their meals elsewhere
than the University Dining Hall be required to pay $5 per month
room rent, this to be effective September 1, 1913.

Upon motion of Regent Pratt, seconded by Regent O'Brien, the
Acting President was authorized to send a letter of thanks to
the Women's Federated Clubs of Nevada for the scholarship they
offer to University students.

It was duly moved and seconded that a letter of thanks be sent
to Mr. John G. Taylor for the livestock which he has given to
the University and Experiment Station.

Upon motion of Regent Codd, seconded by Regent O'Brien, the
Comptroller was authorized to renew the note of S. B. Doten
and Mary S. Doten for $400, for one year from April 7, 1913 at
8% per annum, interest payable every six months.

Upon motion of Regent Pratt, seconded by Regent Codd, the Comp-
troller was authorized to go to Carson and take up the matter of
bonds and values with the State Controller, and ascertain the
amount in the several funds with a view to reinvesting the same.

The Board approved the motion of Regents Pratt and Codd that the
bond of the Comptroller of $10,000 be extended to March 11, 1914,
and that the University pay the premium of $25 on the same.

The Board ordered, upon motion of Regents Codd and O'Brien, that
the semi-annual report of Auditor Allen Knight, dated March 25,
1913, be received and filed and made a part of the University
records.

Upon motion of Regent Pratt, seconded by Regent Codd, the Finance
Committee was authorized to prepare rules and regulations re-
garding the University, have them printed, and that all those
connected with the University receive a copy of the same.

Upon motion of Regent O'Brien, seconded by Regent Codd, the Board
authorized the expenditure of $100 for the Academic League Meet
at the University on the 9th and 10th of May.

Upon motion of Regent O'Brien, seconded by Regent Pratt and
Regent Codd, the Chairman of the Board was authorized to make
arrangements to have certain ground on the Campus plowed, and
to proceed to have built a concrete bridge over the Orr Ditch
leading to the Campus.

Moved, seconded and carried, that the Comptroller be authorized
to send a copy of the report of Auditor Allen Knight to the
Chairman of the Investigating Committee of the Senate and Assem-
bly of the late Legislature.

Upon motion of Regent Codd, seconded by Regent Pratt, the Board
allowed President Stubbs $500 for expenses to join the American
Commission for the Study of European Cooperation.

The Board adjourned to meet at the call of the Chairman.

                             H. E. Reid
                             Chairman

Geo. H. Taylor
Secretary