05/11/1929

  

UCCSN Board of Regents' Meeting Minutes
May 11-12, 1929
 



05-11-1929
Volume 5 - Pages 49-53

                         Reno, Nevada
                         May 11, 1929

The Board of Regents held their Commencement meeting in the
Office of President Clark on Saturday morning, May 11th, at 10
o'clock.  There were present Chairman Brown, Judge Talbot and
Mr. Williams.  Absent:  Mr. Pratt and Mr. Wingfield.

The minutes of the meeting of March 30th were approved by the
following vote:

    Judge Talbot         Aye
    Mr. Williams         Aye
    Judge Brown          Aye

List No. 5, Regents Checks Nos. 9058 to 9060 for the net sum of
$4,601.24, was approved by the following vote:

    Judge Talbot         Aye
    Mr. Williams         Aye
    Judge Brown          Aye

The President announced receipt of appreciative letters from
the following persons concerning whom action was taken at the
March 30th meeting:

    Professor A. E. Hill, Lt. Commander Cotter, U. S. N.,
    Mr. Gorman, Miss Terry, Mrs. Metcalf, Chester Scranton,
    Ernest Brown, Professor Scott, Frank Bonsai, Mrs. Springer.

The President announced the gift from the Pacific Telephone and
Telegraph Company of equipment for a telephone laboratory costing
in the neighborhood of $5000.

The President announced the gift of $50 from Mrs. Blanche Preston
in memory of her daughter Clovis Alberta Preston for the purpose
of purchasing books in French (40%) and in History (60%), effec-
tive for the first time this Spring.  She hopes to fund this
amount and possibly to increase it to a maximum income of $150
annually for this purpose.

The President presented the list of graduates as approved by
the University faculty and transmitted to him by the Registrar
as follows:

    Graduates of the Military Department

    Officers presented by Colonel William R. Standiford

    Appointed Second Lieutenants of Infantry, United States
        Army - Officers Reserve Corps

        Harold A. Bailey               Michele Di Ricco
        Leland M. Burge                Elmer K. Lyon
        William E. Copren              George F. Sheats

    Nevada State Normal School

    Candidates presented by Dean John W. Hall

    Two-Years Normal Diploma

        Catherine Lois Crane           Helen M. Jenkins
      * Laura Lide Dearing             Margaret Lucille Mc Kenney
        Nelle I. Foster                Gladys Claire Price

    College of Agriculture

    Candidates presented by Dean Robert Stewart

    Bachelor of Science in Agriculture

        Leland M. Burge                Lester Eugene Mills
        Jiulio Genasci                 Charles Lloyd Moon
      @ Whiting F. Martin            & Oltman Otto Reil
      # Mark W. Menke                  Wilbur Henry Stodieck

    Bachelor of Science in Home Economics

        Constance Holland           #& La Rue Snow
        Vida Marie Holt              & Mary Margaret Thompson

    College of Engineering

    Candidates presented by Dean Frederick H. Sibley

    Bachelor of Science in Mining Engineering

     ** Laurence E. Fish            ** Santos Cortes Murillo
     ** Serge M. Glyachenkoff       ** Victor J. Pimental
                     # Weaver Alfred Solomon

    Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering

     ** John Ward Babcock              M. Claire Lehmkuhl
        Alden B. Chace                 Alden K. Mc Collum
        Reynold F. Hansen              Leonard O. Robertson
                     # David W. Van Lennep

    Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering

        Laurence J. Collins            Ervie A. Ferris
        Cyrus King Dam               # Ephraim Randolph Stigen

    Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering

        Raymond L. Browne              Walter Richard Putz
     ** M. Herbert Faulkner            Harvey A. Reynolds
        Ernest M. Lorenzini            Lester L. Spinney
        Frank K. Nelson                Carroll William Westfall
                   Thomas Hudson Wigglesworth

    College of Arts and Science

    Candidates presented by Dean Maxwell Adams

    Bachelor of Science

      & Harold A. Bailey            #& Loretta Rose Miller
      & Jeanette Marie Brown           Janet Shirley Pardee
     ** Clair Harper                   Jean J. F. Rauzy
        John J. Higginbotham           Edyth Lucile Sanford
     #& Martha N. Huber             ** John Bickford Shields
     !& Justus Lawson               #& Helen Alta Smith
        Louis E. Lombardi          **& Byron F. Stetler
      & Alice Rosaline Lunsford     ** Josef Anton Zaruba

    Bachelor of Science in Chemistry

      # Thomas Adam Jackson

    Bachelor of Arts

        Robert Eugene Adams            Herbert A. Jacobs Jr.
      & Mabel Aljets                 & Zenda Johns
        James Carlton Bailey        ** James W. Kouldus
      # Eillen Kelsey Baldwin          Marjorie Mac Donald Lane
     &# Don Harvey Bell                Michael W. Lawlor
        Donald Bernstein             & Kara Lucas
        Solomon Bulasky                Elmer Kelley Lyon
        Douglas Alan Busey             Kathleen Malloy
      # Gladys A. Cafferata            Hoyt Gafney Martin
        Theresa Chambers            ** Laddie J. Miller
        Mabel Lorraine Connor       ** Robert A. Mitchell
        Alden Copeland                 Warren L. Monroe
      & William E. Copren            & Clarence R. Newman
        Bernard Lee Couch            & Sigvard Juel Nielsen
        Allen R. Crawford          **& Esther Breezer Oar
        Garnett L. Cullom            & Beatrice Pauline Ott
        Walter Q. Cunningham         & Sheila Parker
        Michele Di Ricco             & Thelma Vivian Pedroli
      & Mary Donohue                   George Lead Pettycrew
        Edward A. Ducker Jr.           Alden J. Plumley
      & Helen Margaret Dunn            Homer John Raycraft
        William Edward Dunn         ** Comer A. Robertson
        Dorothy Eaton                & Blanche Mary Rogers
      & Edythe Esther Ebert          & Ellen Daisy Russell
      & Edna Victoria Ericson          Wyman John Sexsmith
      & Romayne Elizabeth Foley      & Wallace S. Smith
      # Douglas H. Ford                Darwin A. Sparks
        Carl Francis Fuetsch       **# Wilda Talbot
    **& Frances L. Gorman            # Milton Taylor
        Jack B. Gregory              & Annie Irene Twaddle
        Leon Wilfred Hainer            Gene R. Walker
      & Alice E. Halley                Letus A. Wallace
   **#& Ellen Harrington               Milan J. Webster
     #& Margaret Eleanor Hartman     & Ann Elizabeth Weeks
        Richard Paul Hillman         & La Verne Mildred Weir
     ** Masakazu Hotta              #& Feriland Whitehead
        Mildred W. Hughes           ** George F. Wright
        Alger Jay Jacobs               Harry Saknim Ow Young

                       Advanced Degrees

    Engineer of Mines

    Candidate presented by Professor Jay A. Carpenter

        Simon Merenbach

    Mechanical Engineer

    Candidate presented by Dean Frederick H. Sibley

        George Overstrom

    Master of Science in Mining Geology

    Candidate presented by Dr. J. Claude Jones

        Edward C. Henry

    Master of Science In Metallurgy

    Candidate presented by Professor Walter S. Palmer

        Jesse A. Woolf

    Master of Science in Agriculture

    Candidate presented by Dean Robert Stewart

        Marion Clawson

    Master of Science in Chemistry

    Candidates presented by Dr. George W. Sears

        Verna S. Paterson
        Edwin C. Streng

    Master of Science in Physics

    Candidate presented by Dr. L. W. Hartman

        Andrew N. Hanson

    Master of Arts in Spanish

    Candidate presented by Dr. B. F. Chappelle

        Anita Marie Becaas

    Master of Arts in Modern Languages

    Candidate presented by Dr. B. F. Chappelle

        Adele Anne Martin

    Master of Arts in Psychology

    Candidate presented by Dr. James Reed Young

        Lyndel Adams Greenwalt

    Master of Arts in History

    Candidate presented by Miss Jeanne E. Wier

        Harriet Gaddis Spann

    Master of Arts in English

    Candidates presented by Professor A. E. Hill

        James F. Brown
        Paul Atkins Harwood

      * July 27, 1928
     ** December 21, 1928
      ! October 6, 1928
      @ Has completed the academic requirements for degree.
        As candidate for commission in the Reserve Officers
        Training Corps of the United States Army the person
        is under contract to complete a Summer's Training Camp
        before the University confers the academic degree.
      # Chosen to membership in the Nevada Chapter Phi Kappa
        Phi Honor Fraternity.
      & Receives the High School Teacher's diploma in addition
        to the Bachelor's degree.

    Note:  George Frank Gadda, who received his Bachelor's
           degree in 1928, also received the High School
           Teacher's diploma.

Judge Talbot moved the approval of the list as submitted.  Vote:

    Mr. Williams         Aye
    Judge Brown          Aye
    Judge Talbot         Aye

The request of Mr. J. L. Hash to run 15 inches of water through
the pipe line of the University Farm was approved by Professor
Wilson and recommended by the President.  Judge Talbot moved
the granting of this request for the 1929 irrigation season.
Vote:

    Mr. Williams         Aye
    Judge Brown          Aye
    Judge Talbot         Aye

President Clark presented the resignation of Dr. Henry Albert,
who has been on leave for the past 3 years.  Dr. Albert request-
ed the acceptance of his resignation since he has elected to
remain in Des Moines as Commissioner of the splendid State De-
partment of Health of Iowa.  Judge Talbot moved the acceptance
of Dr. Albert's resignation.  Vote:

    Mr. Williams         Aye
    Judge Brown          Aye
    Judge Talbot         Aye

President Clark recommended that Miss Vera Lautenschlager be
made Acting Head of the State Hygienic Laboratory from July 1,
1929 with an increase of $25 per month in salary, effective
from July 1, 1929.  Mr. Williams moved the acceptance of this
recommendation.  Vote:

    Mr. Williams         Aye
    Judge Brown          Aye
    Judge Talbot         Aye

President Clark presented the resignation of Miss Margaret
Canby as Instructor in Botany since she desires to return to
the East, and recommended the election of Miss Loretta Miller,
B. S. in A & S, Nevada, 1929, as Instructor in Biology at an
initial salary of $1500 for the probational year beginning
August 1, 1929.  Mr. Williams moved the acceptance of Miss
Canby's resignation and the election of Miss Miller as recommend-
ed.  Vote:

    Mr. Williams         Aye
    Judge Brown          Aye
    Judge Talbot         Aye

President Clark presented the resignation of Dr. W. M. Hoskins,
Associate Professor of Chemistry, and recommended its acceptance
since Dr. Hoskins has been elected to position in the University
of California.  Vote:

    Mr. Williams         Aye
    Judge Brown          Aye
    Judge Talbot         Aye

President Clark presented the recommendation of Dr. George W.
Sears that Francis S. Oakberg (A. B. Chem., Illinois College,
1929) be elected Fellow in Chemistry at the regular $600 stipend
for the University year 1929-30 since Mr. Horton, the present
Fellow wishes to go to Massachusetts Institute of Technology for
his final year's work.  Vote:

    Mr. Williams         Aye
    Judge Brown          Aye
    Judge Talbot         Aye

President Clark presented the recommendation of Miss Wier that
Mr. C. C. Smith be elected Instructor in History and Political
Science at a salary of $1900 for his initial year with the
understanding that he shall receive $2000 for the second year if
the work of his first year is satisfactory, his year to begin
August 1, 1929.  Mr. Smith has an A. B. degree from Carson-Newman
College, Tennessee, 1921 and an M. A. from the University of
Oklahoma, 1924, and has completed the work for the Ph. D. degree
at the University of Chicago and is now preparing his thesis.
President Clark recommended the election of Mr. Smith under
the conditions stated herein.  Vote:

    Mr. Williams         Aye
    Judge Brown          Aye
    Judge Talbot         Aye

President Clark presented the recommendation of Dr. J. R. Young
that Mr. Ralph A. Irwin should be elected Instructor in Psychol-
ogy for the year beginning August 1, 1929 at a salary of $1800
and with understanding that he should receive $2000 for his sec-
ond year if the initial year's work were satisfactory.  Presi-
dent Clark recommended the election of Mr. Irwin under the con-
ditions stated above.  Vote:

    Mr. Williams         Aye
    Judge Brown          Aye
    Judge Talbot         Aye

President Clark recommended the election of Mrs. Ruth Ferris
as Assistant in English at a salary of $60 per month for the 9
months beginning with the payment on October 1 and closing with
the payment on June 1st for the handling of two courses in
Elementary English.  Professor Hill makes the recommendation.
Vote:

    Mr. Williams         Aye
    Judge Brown          Aye
    Judge Talbot         Aye

President Clark recommended the election of Mr. William R.
Blackler, Assistant Professor of Economics, Business and
Sociology, to be Master of Lincoln Hall at an increase of sal-
ary from $2500 to $2700 and the use of the apartment includ-
ing heat, light, water, phone, furniture, etc. for the year
beginning August 1, 1929 with the understanding that for the
University year 1929-30 he shall carry his present teaching
load in his Department.  Mr. Williams moved the approval of
the President's recommendation.  Vote:

    Mr. Williams         Aye
    Judge Brown          Aye
    Judge Talbot         No

At the request of Professor Frandsen, President Clark recommend-
ed an advance in rank from Instructor to Assistant Professor
in Biology for Charles L. Brown, this advance to take effect
from this date, and an exchange Professorship for the coming
University year for Mr. Brown with Dr. Longwell of Middlebury
College, Connecticut.  Judge Talbot moved the approval of these
two recommendations, understanding that there is no additional
expense involved in this arrangement for our University.  Vote:

    Mr. Williams         Aye
    Judge Brown          Aye
    Judge Talbot         Aye

President Clark recommended the adoption of the following salary
schedule, as proposed by Director Fulton, for the State Bureau
of Mines which was established by the recent Legislature and
given an appropriation of $5000 per year for this biennium; to
be effective from April 1, 1929:

(Note:  By unanimous action of the Board, John A. Fulton, Direc-
tor of the Mackay School of Mines, was formally elected to be
Director of the State Bureau of Mines.  See minutes of January
31, 1930.)

    Director John A. Fulton  $1200 Bureau Funds
                             $4800 Mackay Funds

    R. M. Oliver             $1200 Bureau Funds
                             $1200 Mackay Funds

    B. F. Couch              $ 600 Bureau Funds
                             $ 600 State Analytical Lab. Funds
                             $1800 Mackay Funds

Mr. Williams moved that the above readjustments of Mackay Funds
and apportionment of Bureau Funds should be approved.  Vote:

    Mr. Williams         Aye
    Judge Brown          Aye
    Judge Talbot         Aye

President Clark recommended the following program of Director
Doten for the Agricultural Experiment Station to be effective
July 1, 1929, to the Board for its approval:

    a.  Election of Karl William Niemann as Assistant Research
        Professor of Veterinary Science at $2700 - Purnell Fund
        (B. S. Kansas State Agricultural College, 1926
         D. V. M. Kansas State Agricultural College, 1929)

    b.  (1)  Advance in salary to Lyman R. Vawter from $3600
             to $3900 - Adams
        (2)  Advance in rank to Associate Research Professor of
             Veterinary Science

    c.  Advance in salary to Marion Clawson from $1920 to $2500
        - Purnell

    d.  Advance in salary to Chester A. Brennen from $3600 to
        $3750 - Purnell

    e.  Advance in salary to Mrs. Waite Bruce from $1600 to
        $1800 - Purnell, and in title from Secretary to Office
        Statistician

    f.  Advance in salary of Harry Jameson from $1800 to $2000
        - Purnell

    g.  Dr. Edward Records to be advanced from $1200 (Adams) to
        $2400 on Station Funds and from $1500 to $2400 State
        Veterinary Control (an increase of $1200 Station and
        $900 State Veterinary Control or $2100 in all)

    h.  Approval of an increased allotment to Comptroller's
        office of $600 from Station Funds.

    i.  Approval of proposed allotment from Station Funds of
        $600 for gas and electricity in Soils Laboratory and
        Chemical Laboratory

Items a to i inclusive are to be effective July 1, 1929.

Mr. Williams moved the adoption of recommendations covered in
a to i.  Vote:

    Mr. Williams         Aye
    Judge Brown          Aye
    Judge Talbot         Aye

President Clark recommended (1) the granting of the request of
Librarian Joseph D. Layman for retirement to be effective under
the Board's Service Annuity System as from September 1, 1929,
at an annual retirement allowance of $1350 to be paid in 12
equal monthly installments; (2) the election of Miss Thea C.
Thompson as Acting Librarian from the time she returns from her
Summer vacation (subsequently arranged by conference between the
President and Miss Thompson to be effective from July, 1929, at
a salary of $160 per month); (3) an advance from $110 to $120 per
month to Mrs. Ruth Nash effective August 1, 1929, and (4) the
authorization of Miss Thompson to select a full-time additional
Library Assistant at not to exceed $1200 for a starting annual
salary.

Judge Talbot moved the adoption of these 4 recommendations cover-
ing Library adjustments.  Vote:

    Mr. Williams         Aye
    Judge Brown          Aye
    Judge Talbot         Aye

Adjourned.

Carolyn M. Beckwith
Secretary