05/07/1938

 UCCSN Board of Regents' Meeting Minutes

May 7-8, 1938 



05-07-1938
Volume 5 - Pages 212-217

                       REGENTS MEETING
                         May 7, 1938

The Board of Regents met at 10 o'clock Saturday, May 1.  Present:
Chairman Ross, Mr. Williams and Dr. Olmsted.  Judge Brown and Mr.
Wingfield were out of the State.

Comptroller Gorman presented a 2-page report covering several
matters of needed University improvement, copy of which was
handed to each Regent.

Mr. Ross moved the acceptance of this report with 3 provisos:
(1) that the transfer of students from Manzanita to Artemisia
Hall be made effective as from the beginning of the Fall semester
of 1938; (2) that the culvert between the University Avenue and
Lake Street bridges at the front of the Campus be understood to
be a private and not a University project and (3) that the Lin-
coln Hall fire escapes and Electrical building roof repair be
left to the Comptroller and Chairman with power to act, it being
understood that the hose replacements, fire extenguishers, gar-
bage cans, etc., totaling $719.50 should be at once made and the
cost approved.  Vote:

    Dr. Olmsted          Aye
    Mr. Williams         Aye
    Mr. Ross             Aye

Mr. Williams moved that the January 31 minutes be approved.  All
voted aye.

Mr. Williams moved that the acts of the Executive Committee of
March 16 and and 19 be confirmed.  All voted aye.

Mr. Ross moved that the estimated cost of the Civil Engineering
building, as given in the Executive Committee minutes of April
30 be reduced to $150,000 and that, this change made, the Com-
mittee's action be confirmed.  Vote:

    Dr. Olmsted          Aye
    Mr. Williams         Aye
    Mr. Ross             Aye

Mr. Ross moved that the Executive Committee's action April 9 with
regard to Dr. Stewart's re-employment for the year 1938-39 with
no advance in salary, be confirmed.  All voted aye.

On motion of Mr. Williams the following list, approved by the
University faculty, of 155 candidates for the bachelor degree,
4 for the advanced degree, 8 2-year normals and 36 who have taken
High School Teacher training was approved by the following vote
for the indicated degrees and diplomas, all voting aye:

    COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCE

    Bachelor of Science

        W. Russell Bailey               Patrick Mc Donnell
        Clyde F. Beck                   Jonas Ross Moore
        John Francis Belz               Louis Nash
        Mary Catherine Blakely         *Janet Parish
       *E'Lois Irvine Campbell          Perry B. Priest
        George Curnow                   Robert L. Quirk
        Dorothy Evans                   Edward Alister Rose
        Helen Fulton                    Alice Louise Sauer
        James Albert Galvin             Marian Elizabeth Simpson
        Orville Floyd Hand              George W. Smith
        Dorence C. Jameson              Patricia W. Tarner
        Margaret Jensen                 Richard L. Taw
        Wayne Le Roy Keeley             Charles T. Turner
        Basil T. Kehoe, Jr.             Melville L. Wilder
        Richard H. Laub

    Bachelor of Science in Chemistry

        Charles B. White

    Bachelor of Arts

       *Norma A. Anderson               Don Mc Culloch Leighton
        John F. Armbruster             *Lincoln W. Liston**
       *Thelma Armstrong               *Josephine Mary Little
        Samuel Basta                    Irma Marie Loforth
       *Laeta Elizabeth Best            Joseph Paul Lommori**
        Gladys Blair**                  James Milton Mapes
        Nina A. Boczkiewicz             Rosalys Martinez
        Lloyd Nason Bowen               Mary F. Mathews
        John Brackett                   Katheryne M. Mc Cleary
        Donald K. Brandon              *Jessie Mc Clure
        Alvin Lynd Brown                Russell W. Mc Donald**
       *Charles I. Calhoun, Jr.        *Gene D. Mc Intyre
        Kevin Callahan                  Merrill Hollis Mc Kinnon
       *Grace E. Cantlon                Stanford W. Mc Nair
        Marshall Stevens Creel          James T. Mc Neely
        Parley Dean Croft               Lois E. Miller
       *Camille Crosby                  Robert C. Miller
        Charles Squires Doherty         Murray M. Moler
        William H. Elwell**            *Elizabeth W. B. Naismith
        Harold R. Formaster            *Frances Virginia Nichols
       *Elizabeth Marie Fredrickson     Edith Dutton Orr
       *Eleanor L. Gardella            *Elizabeth Ruth Osborn
        Gaynell Genevieve Giblin       *Virginia Posvar
        Margaret Lucille Gill           Joseph Phillip Radetich
       *Jeanette Green                 *Ruth Rowe
        Frances Grace Haire             Thomas B. Shone
        Hattie Hard                    *Jean C. Smith
       *Elda Eleanor Haslett            Walter L. States**
        Christie La Verne Hermansen     Rebecca Taitel**
        Felton Hickman                  Kenneth Hunt Tedford
        Winifred R. Hiltonen           *Raymond E. Tennant
       *Ellen Ingeborg Hoffman         *Emily E. Tholl
        Edith Jefferson Holmes          Margery Totman
        Chester W. Howard              *Margaret Turano
        Laurada May Jarvis              James B. Twombly
        Maxwell O. Jensen              *Elona Loray Van Sickle
       *Beverly Maxine Jones           *Rose Kennedy Walker
        Gertrude Beverly Joyce          Prescott P. Wilson
        Paul Laiolo                    *Rita Hope Winder**

    COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING

    Bachelor of Science in Mining Engineering

        Ralph Birchard, Jr.**           Ellis H. Gates
        Marion C. Brooks(5/21/37)       Eugene W. Grutt, Jr.
        John Du Bois Burgess            Clyde D. Keegel
        Louis R. Carpenter              Henry Adolph Lang
        Denzil Martin Carr              Edward B. Olds
        John R. Cleary                  Milton Benjamin Parker
        Robert M. Cleary                Milton Steinheimer
        Grover Whitney De La Mare       W. Richard Thormeyer

    Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering

        Donald Kenneth Cole             Robert Edmund Leaver
        M. Wayne Kennedy**              Edward Leonard Pine

    Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering

        Edmond James Barrett            Ben M. Morehouse
        Howard A. Evans                 Guy Kiltz Patterson
        Morgan Helm Mills**             Ned Beryl Westover
        Marvin Arthur Moler             Llewellyn Anker Young

    Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering

        Kirk S. Fairhurst               Howard Norton Smith
        Eugene C. Rollins

    COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURE

    Bachelor of Science in Agriculture

        Thomas W. Bafford               Norman E. Nichols
        Walter B. Cain                  Blaine R. Oakey
        George Donald Fanning           Robert Edgar Record
        Grant Marvin Kennedy            Otto Steinheimer, Jr.
        Lauritz Lund

    Bachelor of Science in Home Economics

       *Aldene Dorothy Branch           Hildegard M. Spieker
        Doris Batch Layson             *Sara Louise Swett
       *Frances Elizabeth Smith        *Jeanette Cameron Williams

    ADVANCED DEGREES

    Master of Arts

        Ida House De Nevi              *Frances Mc Kay Wood

    Master of Science

        Charles Leland Hill

    Metallurgical Engineer

        Angus Y. Bethune

    TEACHER'S DIPLOMA OF GRAMMAR GRADE

        Angiolena Cordano               Eloise Perazzo Parker
        Lillian Funk                    Carrie Ann Pimentel
        Geraldine Marie Ghiglieri       Mabel Robison Rott**
        Virginia S. Palmer              Marian Norma Waring

       *Teacher's Diploma of High School Grade
      **December 22, 1937

Dr. Adams read the "thank you" letters of Governor Colcord and
Mr. Billings.

On motion of Dr. Olmstead, the following gifts, formally accepted
by Chairman Ross, on February 22, 1938, were ordered included in
the minutes of this meeting in order that the University might
have official record of them:

1.  Public Works of Art Projects:

    a.  Bronze portrait bust of President Clark by Sculpter Pat
        O'Brien.

    b.  "The Last Supper" and "Job and His Comforters", paintings
        by Robert Cole Caples.

    Presented by the Honorable Gilbert Ross, PWA Head for Nevada.

2.  Paintings by Hans Meyer-Kassel:

    a.  Portrait of Archer Wilmot Hendrick, 4th President of the
        University, 1914-1916.  Address and unveiling of portrait
        by Professor Fred W. Wilson of the College of Agricul-
        ture.  The portrait was the gift of his former associates
        of the Head Office of the Bank of America in San Francis-
        co through Mr. Hopper and Mr. Carl F. Wente of the Reno
        Bank.

    b.  Portrait of Stephen A. Jones, 2nd President of the Uni-
        versity and the gift of his sons, one of whom, Mr. Her-
        bert C. Jones, made address of the day, "Reminiscenses
        of the University during the Presidency of Stephen A.
        Jones.

3.  Presentation of the Shrine of the Constitution of the United
    States:

    Frank Campbell, past Department Commander, and Mrs. Lillie
    Clinedinst, National Chairman of Americanization Work of the
    United Spanish War Veterans and Auxiliary of Reno.

The Gift Day program, held at 4 P.M. in the auditorium of the
Education building, included several musical numbers by the Uni-
versity Singers, under the direction of Professor Theodore Post.

The guest of honor, in addition to the speakers, were Mr. John
Hendrick, Mr. Patrick O'Brien, Mr. Robert Cole Caples, Mr. Hans
Meyer-Kassel and representatives of the United Spanish War
Veterans and of the Military Department of the University.  Vote:

    Dr. Olmsted          Aye
    Mr. Williams         Aye
    Mr. Ross             Aye

On motion of Mr. Williams, Carl Elges was elected to be Assistant
Meterologist in snow studies of the Agricultural Experiment Sta-
tion at a salary of $1800 per year to be paid from Federal Sta-
tion Funds, effective May 1, 1938.  Vote:

    Dr. Olmsted          Aye
    Mr. Williams         Aye
    Mr. Ross             Aye

On motion of Dr. Olmsted, Miss Louise Combs (B. A. in Medical
Technology, University of Minnesota), vice Mrs. Sylvia Haven,
resigning May 15th, was elected to be Technician for the Veter-
inary Control Service, effective on or about June 15 at a salary
of $100 per month with increase of $5 every 6 months until $125
per month is reached.  Vote:

    Dr. Olmsted          Aye
    Mr. Williams         Aye
    Mr. Ross             Aye

On motion of Mr. Williams, the salary of Mr. Ed Randall was ad-
vanced from $175 to $190 per month, payable from the Petroleum
Products Inspection Fund of the Department of Weights and Meas-
ures, effective as from March 1, 1938.  Vote:

    Dr. Olmsted          Aye
    Mr. Williams         Aye
    Mr. Ross             Aye

On motion of Dr. Olmsted, a leave of absence without pay for the
4 months beginning April 11, 1938 was granted Mrs. Mary S. Buol
of the Agricultural Extension Service.  Vote:

    Dr. Olmsted          Aye
    Mr. Williams         Aye
    Mr. Ross             Aye

On motion of Mr. Williams, the salary of Mrs. Alice B. Marsh was
advanced to $1800 for the coming University year, her 3rd, in
accord with understanding at the time she was employed in our
Home Economics School.  Vote:

    Dr. Olmsted          Aye
    Mr. Williams         Aye
    Mr. Ross             Aye

On recommendation of Dean Sibley, Mr. Ross moved that William H.
Davidson be elected Instructor in Mechanical Engineering for the
year beginning August 1, 1938 at a salary of $1650 for the year.
Mr. Davidson has his B. S. in M. E. from the Case School of Ap-
plied Science (1934) and has had both teaching and practical ex-
perience during the past 4 years.  Vote:

    Dr. Olmsted          Aye
    Mr. Williams         Aye
    Mr. Ross             Aye

On motion of Mr. Williams, the request of Mr. Charles L. Brown to
be retired on pension at the close of his 20th year of service
on September 1, 1938, was granted on understanding that he would
receive as pension 20% of his salary averaged over the past 5
years.  His salary has stood at $2250 since 1925, which fixes the
pension at $450 per year.  Vote:

    Dr. Olmsted          Aye
    Mr. Williams         Aye
    Mr. Ross             Aye

On motion of Dr. Olmsted, Dr. E. W. Lowrance was elected Instruc-
tor of Biology, vice Mr. Brown, retired, at a salary of $1800 for
the year beginning August 1, 1938.  Vote:

    Dr. Olmsted          Aye
    Mr. Williams         Aye
    Mr. Ross             Aye

On motion of Mr. Williams, Dr. Dwight M. Lemmon was elected As-
sistant to Professor Carpenter for the Hunt Summer Field Trip
May 4 to August 4 at $200 per month with board, lodging and trav-
eling expenses during that period.  Dr. Lemmon is a graduate of
Stanford University, having earned his A. B. in Geology, his
A. M. in Mining Engineering and his Ph. D. in Economic Geology
and Mining from that institution respectively in 1932, 1935 and
1937.  He had had 2 years of teaching experience and 4 years'
experience as an occasional Lecturer in Economic Geology at
Stanford and has done considerable field and research work and
writing during the past 6 years.  Vote:

    Dr. Olmsted          Aye
    Mr. Williams         Aye
    Mr. Ross             Aye

On motion of Mr. Ross, the Regents received, approved and ordered
filed, the copy submitted by the Blue Key Service fraternity en-
titled, "Nevada's Building Program" wherewith the fraternity pro-
poses to circularize students and service clubs in the State,
giving them the facts as to the need and order of need of new
buildings on this Campus.  Vote:

    Dr. Olmsted          Aye
    Mr. Williams         Aye
    Mr. Ross             Aye

On motion of Mr. Ross, Professor Carpenter's report on Mountain
City Copper was read and ordered filed.  Vote:

    Dr. Olmsted          Aye
    Mr. Williams         Aye
    Mr. Ross             Aye

Dr. Adams reported the permanent and unqualified accrediting on
April 7 of this University by the Northwest Association of Sec-
ondary and Higher Schools as reported by Dr. Bolton of the Uni-
versity of Washington in his letter of April 13th.

Dr. Adams reported the action of the American Society of Civil
Engineers as reported to Professor Bixby, Faculty Adviser of the
Student Chapter of the American Society of C. E., March 22, 1938
wherein the "Civil Engineering curriculum at the University of
Nevada will be considered by this Society has having a provision-
al status until January 31, 1940.  During this period, credit for
graduation in Engineering therefrom will continue to be accorded
to applicants for membership in the Society and the Student Chap-
ter likewise will be in a provisional status."

Dr. Adams presented the Postal Telegraph and Cable Corporation
Protective Committee's report of March 24, 1938.

Dr. Adams read Dean Butler's letter of request to Professor
Carpenter that he should attend a meeting of his ECPD regional
committee in San Francisco in mid June.

Dr. Adams presented the recommendation of Dr. Clark that George
W. Sears, who has been acting for the last two months of this
semester as Dean of the College of Arts and Science, should re-
ceive a stipend of $100 at the end of this month for this added
service.

Mr. Williams moved the approval of the above recommendation.
Vote:

    Dr. Olmsted          Aye
    Mr. Williams         Aye
    Mr. Ross             Aye

Dr. Olmsted moved that Carl Horn should receive a stipend of $200
as approved by the Executive Committee April 30 for additional
services during the year as Assistant to Mr. Lynch, same to be
payable June 1, 1938.  Vote:

    Dr. Olmsted          Aye
    Mr. Williams         Aye
    Mr. Ross             Aye

Dr. Adams presented the request of Professor Carpenter that
Director Fulton should terminate his leave at the beginning of
the next semester rather than on September 15th after the new
year is well under way.

Mr. Ross moved that Acting Director Carpenter should go ahead
and shape up the work of the Mining School in accord with his
own plans for that School and that Mr. Fulton should be permitted
to complete his year's leave of absence.  Vote:

    Dr. Olmsted          Aye
    Mr. Williams         Aye
    Mr. Ross             Aye

Miss Thompson's request that she be permitted to employ Miss
Patricia Foster, a graduate of Simmons College in 1931 and since
then an employee of the New York Public Library, as a trained
Assistant in our University Library at a salary of $1200 for the
year beginning September 1, 1938 was referred to the Executive
Committee with power to act.  Vote:

    Dr. Olmsted          Aye
    Mr. Williams         Aye
    Mr. Ross             Aye

Dr. Adams read Professor Hill's letter giving the 1938 Artemisia
clearance as an acceptable book.

Dr. Adams presented Professor Hill's recommendation that Miss
Eva Adams be advanced in rank and salary.  On motion of Mr. Ross,
this was left for the President to deal with on his return.
Vote:

    Dr. Olmsted          Aye
    Mr. Williams         Aye
    Mr. Ross             Aye

Mr. Williams moved that the cash pay of Miss Betty Shaffer,
Superintendent of the Dining Hall and Matron of Manzanita Hall,
be advanced from $800 to $900 for the year 1938-39 in accord
with the understanding had with her when she was employed.  Vote:

    Dr. Olmsted          Aye
    Mr. Williams         Aye
    Mr. Ross             Aye

Dr. Olmsted moved that Harold Heinen be re-elected Fellow in
Chemistry for the year 1938-39 at a stipend of $600 for the year.
Vote:

    Dr. Olmsted          Aye
    Mr. Williams         Aye
    Mr. Ross             Aye

Chairman Ross gave a report, as Building and Grounds Committee of
the Regents, on what had been done to date on the matter of the
parking of cars on the University Campus.

Unless unforeseen business matters demand a meeting of the Re-
gents at the end of June, no June meeting of the Board will be
held, since many business matters were cared for at this Com-
mencement meeting.  Chairman Ross is to set the date for the
Board's September meeting.

Adjourned.

                             Silas E. Ross
                             Chairman

Carolyn M. Beckwith
Secretary