April 26-27, 1894
Volume OC - Pages 34-35
April 26, 1894
The Board of Regents met at their Office in the Dormitory
building on April 26, 1894 at 9:30 A.M, a full Board being
present: J. W. Haines, H. L. Fish and C. E. Mack.
Minutes of the previous meeting, including balances of several
funds on hand, read and approved.
Claims for the month were presented and allowed as follows:
Contingent University Fund 720.27
Mining Laboratory Fund 209.13
Agricultural College Fund 1,810.76
On motion, Regent Fish and Mr. Brown were appointed a committee
to employ the necessary Janitors for care of buildings during the
Stephen A. Jones tendered his resignation as President of the
State University as follows:
April 20, 1894
To the Board of Regents of Nevada State University.
I hereby resign the Presidency of the Nevada State
University to take effect on the 30th day of next June.
I thank the Board for its support and cooperation
while I have held the position.
S. A. Jones
On motion of Regent Mack, the resignation of S. A. Jones was
accepted by unanimous action of the Board to take effect on
June 30th, 1894.
The committee on proposed new building for a Boys Dormitory re-
The committee on a Military Instructor reported that April 18th
application was made to the Secretary of War to retain Lieutenant
Neall, if available. If not, application was made for W. H.
Hamilton as his successor, to report for duty on or before Sept.
Committee reported the smelter was finished and had been success-
On motion of Regent Haines, seconded by Regent Mack, the Board
proceeded to the election of the President for the State
University to take effect July 1, 1894.
The following names were considered: Dr. Parton W. Everman,
Dr. A. Bryan, Professor Walker Miller of Stanford University,
Dr. Thorbunn, Dr. W. L. Bryan, Dr. J. E. Stubbs, Dr. M. C.
Furnold and Dr. George Bates. Whereupon by unanimous action of
the Board Dr. J. E. Stubbs of Berea, Ohio was duly elected and
the Secretary was instructed to notify him by mail of his
On motion, the President of the Board of Regents was instructed
to wire Dr. Stubbs of his election and ask if he accept.
On motion, the salary of the newly elected President was fixed at
Two Hundred and Ninety Two Dollars per month payable monthly,
commencing July 1, 1894.
No further business appearing, the Board adjourned.
H. L. Fish
Geo. H. Taylor