UCCSN Board of Regents' Meeting Minutes
May 4-5, 1889
Volume OB - Pages 75-79
May 4th, 1889
Board met. Present George and Fish, and President Brown.
Communication of Professor Kupper read and considered. Rules and
Regulations for government of faculty and students, considered,
Ordered that President Brown, Professor Kupper, and Regent Fish
be a committee to arrange for Commencement exercises.
Ordered that President Brown be granted leave of absence to
attend exercises at West Point.
Ordered that President Brown collect bill against Janitor Kendall
for the sum of $13.41 and expend same for incidental expenses of
The following rules were adopted:
The faculty shall consist of the President and the
Professors so nominated by the Board of Regents.
The instructions and government of the students shall be
entrusted to the faculty. The assignment of Professors
and Instructors to their work shall be vested in the
The enforcement of all rules and regulations concerning
the government of the University shall be in the hands of
All questions of general concern shall be decided by a
person not of the faculty. All matters of special concern
to any Department shall be entrusted to the Professor
in charge, who shall make report to the President upon
any matters connected to his Department whenever requested
to do so.
General Requirements of Admission:
No applicant under fifteen years of age will be admitted
to this institution.
Applicants will first present themselves to the President
and furnish him with satisfactory evidence of good moral
character, furnish certification of honorable dismissal
from the institution they last attended.
Applicants for admission into any of the regular University
courses or for admission into the Normal or Business
must pass, under the Professor in charge of the respective
studies, satisfactory examinations upon all studies required
for admission into such course.
Candidates for advanced standing must pass satisfactory
examinations under the respective Professors upon all work
completed by the class they wish to enter.
Having fulfilled the above requirements the applicant will
be required to sign the rules and regulations, and furnish
endorsement of same by parent or guardian.
Rules and Regulations Governing Students:
Students will preserve uniform good manners and behavior
on the University grounds. They will be quiet and orderly
in the halls and all parts of the buildings, and shall be
regular and punctual in attendance. Unexcused absence
will exclude a student from all exercises.
Tardiness is not permitted; the third offense may be
reported to the faculty for suspension.
A student who is habitually inattentive or careless in
his work, or who repeatedly fails in recitation may be
suspended or dropped by the faculty.
Students who do not room with their parents or legal
guardians will be considered Boarders and in addition to
the above rules will be subject to the following:
Rules and Regulations for Boarders:
Boarders shall consult the President or Protectress
regarding the selection of boarding places.
Boarders shall not be absent from their boarding places
in the evening without permission of the President or
All Boarders shall present monthly reports of conduct,
signed by the persons with whom they board.
All promotions shall be dependent upon examinations and
the judgment of the Professors may modify the actual result
of such examinations whenever justice does not seem done
A student who "fails" in any study is dropped from the
class in which he fails. Students "conditioned" in any
study or in any part of any study, are required to pass
another examination in study for pass at such time as the
Professor in charge may designate. If success does not
attend the second examination the work is counted as a
A student who is conditioned in three or fails in two stud-
ies forfeits his place in his class and shall be remanded to
a lower class, or shall be denied the privileges of the
University for the ensuing term, at the discretion of the
No student conditioned in any study will be permitted, the
ensuing term, to take more than the regular work of his
Unexcused absence from any regular examinations is counted
as a failure therein.
By Laws, Regular Meeting:
The faculty shall hold meetings regularly at 3:30 P.M.
on the first and third Fridays of each calendar month.
Every literary exercise to be presented at a public meeting,
or any matter to be printed for circulation, must first be
submitted to the faculty.
No further business appearing, the Board adjourned.
E. T. George
H. L. Fish
Regents of the University of Nevada
Geo. H. Taylor