05/15/1911

  

UCCSN Board of Regents' Meeting Minutes
May 15-16, 1911
 



05-15-1911
Volume OD - Pages 274-276

                         Reno, Nevada
                         May 15, 1911

Special meeting of the Board of Regents called by the Chairman,
met at 7:30 P.M. Monday evening, May 15, 1911.  Present:  Regents
Codd, O'Brien, Reid and Williams; and President Stubbs.  Absent:
Regent Henderson.

Reading of minutes of previous meetings dispensed with.

The President submitted the following report from the Committee
on Literary Contests.  On motion the report was approved and
the scholarships granted.  After this, President Stubbs, having
an engagement at the University High School Commencement, was
excused.

                                       May 16, 1911

To the President and Academic Council:

The Committee on Literary Contests begs leave to report as
follows:

1.  Gold Medal awarded to the Senior making the highest average
    for the College course:  Walter Cameron Harris.

2.  The Philo C. Bennett Prize: not awarded.

3.  The F. O. Norton Scholarship of $50 to the most deserving
    student in the School of Mines:  Donald C. Cameron.

4.  $100 from a friend of the University who had designated the
    student to receive this amount for the year:  Robert Perry
    Farrer.

5.  Three Regents' Scholarships of $50 each, given to students
    in any Department of the University who have given evidence
    of possessing qualities that make the successful young man
    or young woman:  Eunice A. Cagwin, Millie Donohue, William
    I. Smyth.

6.  Normal Scholarship, $50, for the most deserving student in
    the Normal Department:  Miss Augusta Brusso.

7.  The Regents' Scholarship of $50 to the most deserving student
    in the University High School:  Reginald Stenbiht, 1914.

The honor students, or those students in the University making an
average grade of 90% or over for this College year, are as fol-
lows:

    Graduate Students:  Frances Dorothy Parker
    Seniors          :  Florence Leslie Bray
                        Agnes Claire Mead
    Juniors          :  Dan E. Bruce
                        Donald C. Cameron
                        Helen R. Hobbins
                        Louise Mabel Lenahan
                        Ethel R. Thompson
    Sophomores       :  Eunice A. Cagwin
                        Helen B. Higgins

                             Respectfully submitted,

                             Jeanne Elizabeth Wier
                             Charles Haseman
                             Gustavus S. Paine

Motion by Mr. Williams, seconded by Mr. O'Brien, that the Chair-
man of the Board appoint three of its members as a Finance Com-
mittee, the Chairman to be one of their number.  The Chair ap-
pointed Dr. Reid, Mr. O'Brien and Mr. Codd a Financial Committee
with Dr. Reid as Chairman of the Committee.

Moved by Dr. Reid, seconded by Mr. Williams, that President
Stubbs be requested to review his financial estimate as submitted
to the Legislature and to suggest any changes he may deem ex-
pedient as to the supplies for the various Departments based on
the appropriations allowed and submit same to the Board of Re-
gents by June 1st.

Motion of O'Brien, seconded by Williams, that requisitions be
made by Heads of Departments only, and that the amounts of such
requisitions when approved by the President, be charged against
the supply fund of each Department, and that no requisition in
excess of Twenty dollars be authorized until further allowed by
the Board of Regents, in regular or special meeting, all said
requisitions to be made through the President's Office only.

Motion of Mr. Williams, seconded by Dr. Reid, that all moneys
set aside for the different Departments, except for salaries, be
assured such Departments, with the exception of 10% thereof,
which shall be set aside for an emergency fund, not to be expend-
ed unless by special action of the Board of Regents.  Moved by
Dr. Reid, seconded by Mr. O'Brien, that from and after this date,
that all business in connection with the University, regardless
of Department, shall be transacted through the President's office
only, and that Heads of the various Departments be so notified.
Carried.

Moved by Dr. Reid, seconded by Mr. Williams, that from and after
this date, there shall be a man designated by the President to
receive all supplies ordered for this University, excepting the
Dining Hall.  Carried.

Motion of Dr. Reid, seconded by Mr. Williams, that the President
be instructed to notify the Ridenour Fuel Company that the con-
tract for the purchase of fuel oil from that company at the price
of 4 1/2 cents per gallon will terminate on May 20, 1911.  Car-
ried.

No further business appearing the meeting adjourned subject to
the call of the Chairman.

                             A. A. Codd
                             Chairman

Geo. H. Taylor
Secretary