05/10/1930

 UCCSN Board of Regents' Meeting Minutes

May 10-11, 1930 



05-10-1930
Volume 5 - Pages 64-69

                       REGENTS MEETING
                        May 10, 1930

The Board of Regents met in the Office of the President at 10:30
A.M. on May 10th.  Present:  Chairman Brown, Mr. Williams and Mr.
Wingfield.  Absent:  Messrs. Talbot and Pratt.

The minutes of the January 31st meeting were approved with under-
standing that the minor changes requested by Judge Talbot would
be embodied.  Vote:

    Mr. Williams         Aye
    Mr. Wingfield        Aye
    Judge Brown          Aye

List No. 5, Regents Checks Nos. 57 to 67 inclusive for the net
sum of $7,835.44 was approved by the following vote:

    Mr. Williams         Aye
    Mr. Wingfield        Aye
    Judge Brown          Aye

Upon the unanimous vote of the Board it was left to the Chairman
to prepare the word to the Secretary of the Interior, giving the
consent of the Board of Regents to this particular transfer of
public lands owned by the University to constitute part of the
national parks in southern Nevada, provided an equal area be by
the State of Nevada transferred to the public lands owned by the
University.

Upon motion of Mr. Williams, the list of graduates, as recommend-
ed by the faculty, was accepted by the Board and the Board au-
thorized the granting of the degrees and diplomas to these gradu-
ates, as here listed:

    ADVANCED DEGREES

    Engineer of Mines

        Dudley D. Homer**, Nevada, 1910

    Mechanical Engineering

        Harold B. Keating, Nevada, 1925

    Civil Engineer

        Aston R. Codd, Nevada, 1925

    Master of Science in Chemistry

        Lewis E. Kehoe, Nevada, 1927

    Master of Arts in Modern Languages

        Frank A. Bonasi, Pennsylvania, 1926

    Master of Arts in History

        Erastus A. Hanson, Nevada, 1918
        Mary N. Wilkinson**, Southwestern, Kansas

    COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCE

    Bachelor of Arts

       *Albert W. Alegre**         *Glenn J. Lawlor
        Evelyn Marguerite Anderson *Alice A. La Maire
       *Idel Anderson               Genevieve Leonard**
       *Margaret G. Baird           Jessie Leonard**
       *Beth Beemer                 Duane Emory Mack
        Sarah Green Bell**         *Helen Mann
       *Aurora Fortuna Belmonte     Daniel William Mc Knight
        Alan Bible                 *Frank a. Metcalf**
        George S. Blum**           *Helen E. Morris
        Grant L. Bowen              Barbara F. Morse**
        Charles A. Browne           Carol Norton Newell
        Edward Donald Budge         Albert W. Nichols
       *Bertrand Burkham            Lois Nicolaides
        Alpha Rulison Clark**      *Richard Mitchell Oliver
        Saralee Clark              *Valborg Olsen
       *William Kelly Collonan     *Mary A. O'Neill
       *Helen C. Coverston          Louise A. Oppio
       *Lucy E. Crescenzo           Harold Frederick Overlin
        Carol W. Cross              Ernest F. Panelli
       *Sylvia Crowell             *Florence Enid Porter
        Edward C. Cupit             Helen Mahoney Prendiville**
        Donald S. Dakin             Paul Darrow Richards
       *Ben J. Dieringer           *Kathryn M. Robison
        Helen Nevada Dunseth        Colin E. Ross
        Adeline Miramon Duque       Mary Torney Ryan
        Renee Marie Duque (7/26/29)*Clara M. Samaniego
        Herman W. Easton**         *Anna Lorna Sauber
        Elbert B. Edwards**        *Edwin Seward Semenza
        Erest C. Feland             Daniel H. Senseney
        Harvey Fisk Flint          *Lenard W. Sledge
        Annie Mary Fowler           Margaret Sue Lees Smith
        Russell C. Garcia**        *Kathleen Regina Sullivan
        June M. Grantley**          Arthur Theodore Sutherland
        Marshall A. Guisti          Leonard Sutherland
        James David Hammond        *Maryemma Taylor
        Melville D. Hancock         Thomas O. Towle**
       *Gerda Marie Hexem           Helen Roberta Turner**
       *Inez Anna Holmstrom         Marcelyn Emily Wells
        Barbara Freeman Horton     *Edwin Francis Whitehead
        Wilfred Dole Jones          Nelle E. Wilkinson**
        Walden G. Kline**           Thomas Cave Wilson

    Bachelor of Sciences

       *Alice Elizabeth Beninghoff  Orville W. Moyes
        Robert L. Blackmun         *Precious D. P. Nash
        Carl Clifford Carlson      *Valborg Nelson
        Edith Small Carlson        *Katherine M. Priest
        Verdie Lorena Fant          William Augustus Regentz, Jr.
       *Evelyn H. Gault            *Esther Lillian Sauer
       *Geraldine Green            *Ione Annie Smith
       *Inez Loomis Johnson         Chris B. Stockton
       *George W. Lang, Jr.         John Barr Tompkins
       *Rudolph H. Larsen           Walter Wayne Webb
        Mervyn O. Little           *Mary E. C. Weeks

    Bachelor of Science in Chemistry

        Henry Albert Francis        Fred Lohse

    Bachelor of Science in Mining Engineering

        Robert W. Adamson           Paul Gemmill
        Frank Leslie Bristol**      Harold Dart Vaughan
        Norman John Ericson

    Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering

        Ralph T. Adamson            Dale D. Lamb
        Derrill Clarence Angst      Neil William Lamb
        Walter Ballerstein          Theodore Harry Miller
        Lucas T. Brockbank, Jr.     John Alexander Walsh
        Walter H. Jensen

    Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering

        Jose Abella Gavan           George Maxwell Wright
        J. Brainerd Plehn

    Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering

        La Monte R. Brown, degree to be granted, however, only
        after he has completed his contract with the Federal
        Government to complete the work of a Summer training camp
        Lincoln B. Grayson          Wilfred Alan Odell

    Bachelor of Science in Agriculture

        Ted De Vinne Beach**        Alfred Lee Weger**
        Whiting Fisk Martin(9/13/29)Frank E. Wittenberg
        Herold H. Newton**

    Bachelor of Science in Home Economics

       *Anna Frances Frey           Patricia Harding Mc Collum
       *Norma Gardella              Florence Ann Mitchell
       *Ruth Ann Gooding

       *Entitled to receive a teacher's diploma of high school
        grade.  In addition to these the following 4 have also
        completed the work for the high teacher's diploma:

        Gladys A. Cafferata, Nevada, 1929
        Ainsley H. Mabson, Nevada, 1928
        Janet Shirley Pardee, Nevada, 1929
        Ina May Winters, Mills College, 1929

    Teacher's Diploma of Grammar Grade

        Roxcena M. Bonham           Malba Irene Garaghty
        Emma N. Boyd                Frances V. Hewitt
        Grace Dalby Brown           Florence L. Huffman
        Ethlyn E. Coverston         Golamae Johnson
        Ruby Danvers                Eleanor P. Keema
        Mary Belle Douglass**       Myrtle L. Keema
        Mabel Dowling               Irene D. Kitch
        Elaine Fairchild            Maxine Roudebush
        Leonora Gardner**           Odetta Thornton

      **December 21, 1929

Vote:

    Mr. Williams         Aye
    Mr. Wingfield        Aye
    Judge Brown          Aye

At the request of their several Department Heads, President Clark
recommended the following advances in rank, to be effective from
date:

    Assistant Professor Williams to be Associate Professor of
        Modern Languages
    Instructor Claude Carson Smith to be Assistant Professor of
        History
    Instructor Meryl W. Deming to be Assistant Professor of
        Chemistry

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

    Mr. Williams         Aye
    Mr. Wingfield        Aye
    Judge Brown          Aye

On recommendation of Dr. Sears, President Clark recommended that
Mr. Francis Oakberg be re-elected Fellow in Chemistry for the
coming University year.

Mr. Williams moved that the recommendation of the President as
concerning Mr. Oakberg as Fellow in Chemistry be accepted.  Vote:

    Mr. Williams         Aye
    Mr. Wingfield        Aye
    Judge Brown          Aye

On recommendation of Dr. Frandsen, Head of the Health Committee
and of the University Hospital Association, the President recom-
mended that the monthly pay of Mrs. Ethel Shurtleff, Matron of
the Hospital, be advanced from $90 to $100, to be covered from
Hospital Association Funds the coming University year, to be paid
for each of 9 consecutive months beginning with September, 1930.

Mr. Wingfield moved that this be done.  Vote:

    Mr. Williams         Aye
    Mr. Wingfield        Aye
    Judge Brown          Aye

President Clark recommended that, because of his important and
time-taking service as Chairman of the Health Committee and in
charge of the University Hospital Association, Professor Peter
Frandsen should be paid from the Hospital Assocation Funds $300
per year, this to be an addition to his regular salary and to be
paid at the rate of $150 each semester, effective at the begin-
ning of the coming University year, as long as he continues in
this active service to the Hospital and to the Health Committee.

Mr. Williams moved that the President's recommendation in regard
to Professor Frandsen be accepted and the Comptroller be au-
thorized to make the indicated payments to Professor Frandsen.
Vote:

    Mr. Williams         Aye
    Mr. Wingfield        Aye
    Judge Brown          Aye

On recommendation of Director Doten, President Clark recommended
that Dr. Lyman Vawter be granted a leave of absence for graduate
study at Cornell University from November 1, 1930 to July 1, 1931
and that during this period he be paid $1200 from the Station
Sales Fund, it being understood (a) That this does not inroad Dr.
Vawter's right to one month's vacation, which, this year, he had
arranged to take in October and (b) That he obligates himself to
return to our Station at the conclusion of his leave for two full
years; (c) That he contracts that if he does not so return he
will repay such part of the $1200 paid to him during his leave of
absence as he may have received before notifying the University
that he is not to return.

Mr. Williams moved the granting of the leave to Dr. Lyman Vawter
under the conditions named by the President.  Vote:

    Mr. Williams         Aye
    Mr. Wingfield        Aye
    Judge Brown          Aye

On the recommendation of Dean Hall, President Clark recommended
the election of Harold H. Brown to be Assistant Professor of
Education for the year beginning August 1, 1930, at an annual
salary rate of $2700 for his first 2 years, with understanding
that he is not to be retained for a 2nd year unless his work is
entirely satisfactory to Dean Hall.

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

    Mr. Williams         Aye
    Mr. Wingfield        Aye
    Judge Brown          Aye

On the recommendation of Professor Sutherland, President Clark
recommended the election of Ernest Inwood as Instructor in Eco-
nomics, Business and Sociology at a salary of $1800 for the year
beginning August 1, 1930, with understanding that he will be ad-
vanced to $2000 on August 1, 1931 if his work during his initial
and probationary year is entirely satisfactory.

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

    Mr. Williams         Aye
    Mr. Wingfield        Aye
    Judge Brown          Aye

On recommendation of Dean Silbey, President Clark recommended
that Wayne W. Buerer be elected Instructor in Mechanical Engi-
neering for the year beginning August 1, 1930 at a salary of
$1500 per annum.

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

    Mr. Williams         Aye
    Mr. Wingfield        Aye
    Judge Brown          Aye

On recommendation of Professor Hill, President Clark recommended:

1.  That Miss Harriet Wilson be re-elected Fellow in English for
    the coming University year at the same rate of pay as for the
    past year, $870, for conducting 3 classes during the Univer-
    sity year.

2.  That William Kelly Collonan be elected Fellow in English at
    a stipend of $850 for conducting 3 classes in English and
    directing the dramatic activities for the University year
    1930-31.

3.  That Barbara Schmitt be elected Fellow in English for the
    University year 1930-31 at a stipend of $540 for conducting
    2 classes in English.

Mr. Williams moved that the President's recommendation be ap-
proved in the matter of the re-election of Miss Wilson and the
appointment of the 2 additional Fellows to care for the work
carried by Mr. Duerr.  Vote:

    Mr. Williams         Aye
    Mr. Wingfield        Aye
    Judge Brown          Aye

President Clark presented with his approval, the request of the
Associated Students that they be permitted to assess a student
fee of $10 per semester in place of the present $6.60 for the
first semester and $10.60 for the seconded semester.

Mr. Wingfield moved the granting of this request.  Vote:

    Mr. Williams         Aye
    Mr. Wingfield        Aye
    Judge Brown          Aye

Mr. Williams moved that the Board authorize the payment of the
1930 Artemisia bill for $300 for the 85 copies of the 1930 Arte-
misia, these copies containing, as they do, a full-page adver-
tisement of the University and Professor Hill having sent word
to the President that he believes the book will in no wise dis-
credit the University.  Vote:

    Mr. Williams         Aye
    Mr. Wingfield        Aye
    Judge Brown          Aye

President Clark presented the bill of Professor Boardman for
surveying services on the Campus from July 1 to December 31, 1929
in the sum of $78.00.

Mr. Wingfield moved that payment of the bill be authorized.
Vote:

    Mr. Williams         Aye
    Mr. Wingfield        Aye
    Judge Brown          Aye

Chairman Brown read the following letter from the heirs of Mrs.
C. O. Herz:

                                         Reno, Nevada
                                         May 10, 1930

    To the Board of Regents of the
    University of Nevada

    Gentlemen:

        We, the undersigned, heirs of Mrs. C. O. Herz, deceased,
    hand you herewith temporary debenture No. T M. 63441 of the
    American Telephone and Telegraph Company of the denomination
    of One Thousand Dollars, bearing interest at the rate of 5%
    per annum and due February 1, 1965.  This bond is to be ac-
    cepted and held by your Board as an endowment fund perpetu-
    ally to maintain the $50 annual scholarship of Mrs. C. O.
    Herz.  We desire that the proceeds of said bond, when paid,
    be reinvested in safe interest or dividend bearing securities
    for the purpose of maintaining said scholarship.

                             Yours respecfully,

                         /s/ C. O. Herz
                             Hildegard S. Herz
                             Frederick O. Herz
                             Walter J. Herz

    The Board of Regents of the University of Nevada accepts the
    above described property upon the terms and conditions above
    specified.

                             The Board of Regents of the
                             University of Nevada
                             by George S. Brown, Chairman

Mr. Williams moved that the Board accept this endowment to per-
petuate the Mrs. C. O. Herz $50 annual scholarship in Electrical
Engineering and that the Secretary of the Board send to them a
letter of appreciation.  Vote:

    Mr. Williams         Aye
    Mr. Wingfield        Aye
    Judge Brown          Aye

Adjourned.

                             George S. Brown
                             Chairman

Carolyn M. Beckwith
Secretary