05/09/1931

 UCCSN Board of Regents' Meeting Minutes

May 9-10, 1931 



05-09-1931
Volume 5 - Pages 86-91

                       REGENTS MEETING
                         May 9, 1931

The Board of Regents met in the Office of President Clark at
10:30 Saturday morning, May 9th.  Chairman Judge Brown, Mr. Wil-
liams and Mr. Wingfield were present.  Absent:  Mr. Pratt and
Dr. Olmsted.

On motion of Judge Brown the minutes of the March 28th meeting
were approved by the following vote:

    Judge Brown          Aye
    Mr. Wingfield        Aye
    Mr. Williams         Aye

Mr. Williams moved the recommendation of the general faculty,
as presented by the President, in the matter of candidates for
baccalaureate degrees, diplomas and advanced degrees be approved
and that diplomas be granted and degrees conferred by the Presi-
dent as indicated below:

    ADVANCED DEGREES:

    Electrical Engineer

        Arthur J. Shaver

    Master of Science in Chemistry

        Francis S. Oakberg

    Master of Science in Botany

        Rolla V. Johnson

    Master of Science in Biology

        Jean J. F. Rauzy

    Master of Science in Physics

        Irving J. Sandorf

    Master of Arts in English

        Harriet May Wilson

    Master of Arts in Economics

        Milan J. Webster

    COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCE

    Bachelor of Arts

        Alberta M. Adams               *Florence Kilgore
       *Ina Miller Angus               *Lucie King
       *Josephine Arlang               *Natalie M. Lipman
       *Blanche L. Armstrong            Harry Lipparelli**
       *Fred Baldini**                  Alvin Lombardi
        Julia A. Baldini                Keith Draper Lucas
       *Bernice Lucille Blair**        *Desert Rose Mahana
        Marjorie Burnham Blewett       *Richard Mann
       *Grace J. Bordewich             *Ethel E. Maraska
        Arthur I. Brewster             *Leland S. Martin
        Clayton C. Byer                 Marguerite Mc Neil
       *Gretchen A. Cardinal**         *Mary Gould Morrill
       *Lois V. Carman                  William J. Norton
       *Euphemia Murray Clark          *Irma A. Parker
        Walter Van Tilburg Clark        Loran Thornton Pease**
       *Dora A. Clover                  Frank J. Powers
        Doris Mae Conway                Lestenna Regan
        Norman James Coughlin           Delbert Rey
       *Julia A. Cummings              *Marion C. Richards
       *Mae A. Denevi                   Joseph Henry Robinson
       *Harvey N. Dondero               Leota C. Roby
       *Ruth Mc Cloud Fish             *J. Howard Sheerin
        Raymond R. Germain              Leland A. Sidwell
       *John F. Gilmartin              *Faralie M. Smithson
        Dorothy Blanche Grover         *Clara Cornell Tomlin
       *Mary E. Hancock**               George L. Vargas
       *Margaret Gottardi Hart          Jack T. Walther
       *Cecelia Hawkins                 Willard Weaver
        Perry W. Hayden                 Maurine M. Webster
        William Herbert                 Flora Weed**
       *Francis H. Hilborn              William J. Weeden
        Jean Elizabeth Hughes           Pauline Emma Westover**
       *Dorothy E. Johns                Walter C. Wilson
       *Walter D. Johnson**             Gladys C. Wittenberg
       *Elizabeth Johnstone             William K. Woodburn
       *Marian L. Jones                *Amy Henrietta Yarrington
        Percy Ketelson

    Bachelor of Science

        Thomas Edwin Brown             *Louise Priscilla Rawson
        Jean March de Berard**          Kenneth J. St. Clair**
        Raymond L. Griffin              Anne Thacker Stewart
        James R. Henrichs               Frank S. Stewart
        Robert E. Merritt               Claude V. Winder
        Ruth M. Oppedyk

    Bachelor of Science in Chemistry

        Edward L. Randall               Jack T. Thurston**
        Fred M. Smith

    Bachelor of Science in Mining Engineering

        Harve Ingram Ashby              Robert W. Prince
        Edmund A. Muth                  Willard V. Van Doren, Jr.
        Harvey Hardy Odell

     Bachelor of Science in Metallurgical Engineering

        Claude Hammond                  William Wallace White**

    Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering

        Robert P. Geyer                 Merle Edson Smart**
        Francis B. Headley              Eugene H. Tucker
        Clarence K. Jones               Jack A. Wardle
        Willis R. Pressell

    Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering

        Gordon Burner                   Russell E. Laird (7/1/30)
        Ernest M. Clays**               Howard William Lambert**
        George H. Ladd**                Bill A. Ligon

    Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering

        La Monte R. Brown (7/30/30)     George E. Gray

    Bachelor of Science in Agriculture

        H. Elwood Boerlin              *Wesley M. Martin
        Leonard A. Fox                  G. Arnold Wessitsh
        Marvin B. Humphrey

    Bachelor of Science in Home Economics

        Margaret Jane Eaton            *Florence M. Shed
       *Ora Jane Lee                   *Lucile A. Stone
       *Ellen Marie Olson               Margaret Sullivan
       *Gwendolyn Ann Pierson          *Doris M. Thompson
       *Margaret Purdy

    Teacher's Diploma of Grammar Grade

        Zelda A. Beebe                  Evelyn Molineux
        Julia A. De Kinder (9/26/30)    Olga O. Pirtle
        Elizabeth Donohue               Helen Marie Smith
        Ruby Spoon Fraser (9/26/30)     Arline Springmeyer***
        Lorene Kramer                   Ruby Schroder Thomas
        Dorothy Mc Donell               Marion Uhart

       *Teacher's Diploma of High School Grade.  Richard P.
        Hillman, Hannah Peterson and Helene R. Turner, previous-
        ly graduated, are also to receive the High School Teach-
        er's Diploma.
      **December 21, 1930
     ***January 19, 1931

Vote:

    Judge Brown          Aye
    Mr. Wingfield        Aye
    Mr. Williams         Aye

President Clark presented Arthur Gay's resignation, at the desire
of Mr. Gay, since he wishes to remain in the Business field for
the immediate future, as Instructor in Engineering to be effec-
tive from date, and recommended its acceptance.

Judge Brown moved the acceptance of his resignation.  Vote:

    Judge Brown          Aye
    Mr. Wingfield        Aye
    Mr. Williams         Aye

President Clark presented the resignation of Verner E. Scott
as Professor of Dairying and Poultry in the College of Agricul-
ture, to be effective from date, and recommended its acceptance
since Mr. Scott desires to remain in the Agricultural Extension
Service.

Mr. Wingfield moved the acceptance of the President's recommenda-
tion.  Vote:

    Judge Brown          Aye
    Mr. Wingfield        Aye
    Mr. Williams         Aye

President Clark presented Dean Haseman's request for a leave of
absence for the Fall semester of 1931 on full pay and recommended
that it be granted.

Mr. Wingfield moved the approval of this recommendation.  Vote:

    Judge Brown          Aye
    Mr. Wingfield        Aye
    Mr. Williams         Aye

On recommendation of Dr. Haseman, President Clark recommended the
election of Helen Smith, B. A., Nevada; M. A., Cornell, as As-
sistant in Mathematics for the Fall semester of 1931, to be paid
$150 per month for the 4 months September to December inclusive
and with understanding that if by chance Dr. Haseman should de-
sire to have his leave extended for the 2nd semester, she should
be continued at the same rate for the 5 months January to May
inclusive.

Mr. Wingfield moved the approval of this arrangement.  Vote:

    Judge Brown          Aye
    Mr. Wingfield        Aye
    Mr. Williams         Aye

On motion of Judge Brown, Professor Boardman's bill for survey-
ing services from February, 1930 to April 1, 1931, in the sum of
$72 was approved for payment.  Vote:

    Judge Brown          Aye
    Mr. Wingfield        Aye
    Mr. Williams         Aye

At the request of Professor Stanley Palmer, President Clark rec-
ommended an advance in rank from Instructor to Assistant Profes-
sor in Electrical Engineering for Irving J. Sandorf, effective
from date.

Judge Brown moved that this recommendation be approved.  Vote:

    Judge Brown          Aye
    Mr. Wingfield        Aye
    Mr. Williams         Aye

President Clark presented the request of Mr. Dinsmore that Kirby
Stoddard be elected Assistant Chemist in Foods and Drugs, etc.,
at $125 per month to be effective from July 1, 1931, since ad-
ditional help is needed to comply with the law in regard to gaso-
line testing.

Mr. Williams moved that the appointment of Kirby Stoddard be ap-
proved by this Board.  Vote:

    Judge Brown          Aye
    Mr. Wingfield        Aye
    Mr. Williams         Aye

On the recommendation of Miss Wier, President Clark presented
Professor Feemster's request for a leave of absence for the
coming University year on half pay to enable him to pursue work
for his doctorate at the University of Nebraska, his half pay
to begin July 1, 1931 and to continue for 12 months with defi-
nite understanding that all payments received from this half
pay arrangement are to be returned to the University by Mr.
Feemster if he does not return for at least two full years of
service after the expiration of his leave.

Judge Brown moved that the request be granted.  Vote:

    Judge Brown          Aye
    Mr. Wingfield        No
    Mr. Williams         Aye

On recommendation of Miss Wier, President Clark recommended that
Mrs. Harriet Spann and Mrs. Beulah Leonard be employed for the
coming University year as Assistants in the Department of History
to be paid at the rate of $60 per month each for the 9 months
September, 1931 to May, 1932 inclusive.

Judge Brown moved the approval of this arrangement.  Vote:

    Judge Brown          Aye
    Mr. Wingfield        Aye
    Mr. Williams         Aye

President Clark presented Miss Wier's request that she be given
formal authority by the Board of Regents either to remove or to
tear down, during the coming Summer, the property owned by her
which is now on the University property at 9th Street and Uni-
versity Avenue.

Judge Brown moved that Miss Wier be given formal permission to
do as she thought best in this matter.  Vote:

    Judge Brown          Aye
    Mr. Wingfield        Aye
    Mr. Williams         Aye

The matter of electing a Regent member of the Board of Directors
for the Art Gallery and Gardens proposed by Dr. Church and Mr.
Cutts was laid over until the June meeting of the Board.

President Clark presented the recommendation of Professor Hill
that Miss Barbara Schmitt and Mr. William K. Collonan be re-
elected Fellows in English for the coming University year at a
stipend of $870 each to be paid in 9 equal monthly installments
beginning with the payment for September, 1931.

Mr. Wingfield moved that the above arrangement regarding the
Fellows in English be approved.  Vote:

    Judge Brown          Aye
    Mr. Wingfield        Aye
    Mr. Williams         Aye

President Clark asked the Board to authorize the transfer of
$12,000 of the David Russell Fund to the Revolving Fund for use
during periods when the University has to await receipt of income
during this biennium with understanding that this amount should
be returned to the Fund during the first 6 months of the year
1933.

Mr. Williams moved that the Board authorize this transfer for the
use stated during this specified period of time.  Vote:

    Judge Brown          Aye
    Mr. Wingfield        Aye
    Mr. Williams         Aye

President Clark read the letter from Professor Hill, who was ap-
pointed adviser to the Artemisia editor in which Professor Hill
refused his sanction to the 1931 Artemisia.  The Regents there-
fore are bound to take only the page advertisement at the $25
page rate since President Clark personally explained Professor
Hills' advisership to both the editor and the business manager
of this publication.

Adjourned.

                             George S. Brown
                             Chairman

Carolyn M. Beckwith
Secretary