May 15-16, 1917
05-15-1917 Volume OE - Pages 47-49 Reno, Nevada May 15, 1917 The regular Commencement meeting of the Board of Regents was called to order on May 15, 1917, by Acting Chairman Sullivan. Present: Regents O'Brien, Baker and Sullivan and Acting Presi- dent Lewers. Absent: Regents Curler and Abel. Acting President Lewers presented the names of the candidates who had been recommended for graduation as follows and recom- mended that the same be approved by the Board: Certificates of one year's study in the Department of Edu- cation entitling the holder to a State Teacher's Elementary Certificate of the Second Grade and valid for 3 years: Geraldine Maude Clayton Mary Beatrice Harrington Ethel Roberta Creek Eugenie S. Langwith Martha Washington Folsom Ruth Fowler Mason Hazel Hannah Francis Maree Thomas Pohle Lela Halsell Alma Kate Stroud Diploma of completion of the work in the Art Department en- titling the holder to a special Art certificate: Mrs. Minerva D. Pierce Teachers' Diplomas of Grammar Grade: Laila Mae Baker Marguerite J. Mac Iver Wanda Ball Hazel C. Murray Hattie Burnett Mary Martin Elvina Helena Blevins Alma Josephine Nichol Gladys Evelyn Colquhoun Jimmy Odbert Erastus A. Hansen Edna Gladys Pendergast Lawrence J. Hansen Vyvian Alice Read Phoebe Helen King Katherine Ellen Rupp Lora Belle Lamberson Juanita Josephine Young Gladys A. Ryder Diploma granted July 28, 1916 Grace Cathleen Sullivan Diploma granted July 28, 1916 Rose H. Thomas Diploma granted July 28, 1916 Teachers' Diplomas of High School Grade: Ellen Isabel Bertschy Margaret Alvina Heuer Chester Allen Brennen Elsie Lavenia Humphreys Leah Barker Margaret Kemper Agnes Constable Dorothy Alice Morrison Marjorie Cowgill George Francis Ogilvie Elsie Dorsey Farrar Ruth Ann Pyle Juanita Frey Helena Josephine Shade Edith Clare Harris Dorris Lucile Taylor Edith Simpson Harris Eva Anna Walker Dorothy Hempton Wilfreid Lamont Wylie Marguerite J. Mac Iver College of Arts and Science, candidates presented by Dean John C. Watson. Bachelor of Science: Wayne B. Adams John Williamson Heard Dorothy Mahan Bachelor of Arts: Ellen Isabel Bertschy Margaret Alvina Heuer Chester Allyn Brennan Elsie Lavenia Humphreys Agnes Constable Margaret Kemper Marjorie Cowgill Ruth Mc Kissick Marguerite Elizabeth Crotty Marguerite J. Mac Iver Elsie Dorsey Farrar Dorothy Alice Morrison Juanita Frey Ruth Ann Pyle William Fife Helena Josephine Shade Edith Clare Harris Dorris Lucile Taylor Edith Simpson Harris Eva Anna Walker Dorothy Hempton Wilfrid Lamont Wylie College of Engineering, candidates presented by Dean James G. Scrugham. Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering: Glenn Franklin Engle Wilmer Otis Hinckley Thomas Richard King Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering: Carl Dilg Kemper William Pennell Edwin Byron Wolford Bachelor of Science in Mining Engineering: Feliz Borzynski Charles Ford Masters Frank Silva Electrical Engineer: Peter Gillispie Mc Kinlay Mining Engineer: Robert E. Tally College of Agriculture, candidates presented by Dean Charles S. Knight. Bachelor of Science in Agriculture: Gardner L. Chism Jose Guevara Harry Heath Hovey Bachelor of Science in Home Economics: Leah Barker Master of Arts - Candidate presented by Professor J. E. Wier: Annie Estella Prouty It was moved by Regent Baker that the President's recommendation be approved, that the list be passed for graduation and that the candidates be granted the degrees and diplomas. Motion was car- ried. It was moved by Regent Baker that the recommendation of the Uni- versity Senate that Arthur J. Hood be granted the degree of Bachelor of Arts on 3 years of work in the University of Nevada and 1 year of work in the Stanford Medical College be approved. The motion was carried. The following list of bills were approved by the Board: List No. 15, covering State Claims Nos. 192-205, inclusive. except Nos. 203 and 204, for a total of $11,989.23. List No. 16 covering Claims Nos. 203 and 204 for a total of 49 cents. On local funds Checks Nos. 77 to 82 inclusive for a total of $18,988.70. Approval was had on the following vote: Dr. Sullivan Aye Mrs. Baker Aye Mr. O'Brien Aye A letter dated May 8, 1917, from Mr. W. O. Lewis regarding the location of the Agricultural building was read to the Board. Mr. Lewis also laid before the Board some plans for the location of the building. The Regents present were in favor of locating the building between and to the rear of the Library and Chemistry building, but they wished the opinions of Mr. Curler and Abel. The Secretary was instructed to send the following night letter to Mr. Curler at Elko and Mr. Abel at New York City: At the meeting held today members present O'Brien, Baker and Sullivan approved the idea of locating the Agricultural building behind and midway between the present Library and Chemistry building and would like to know your opinion as to the best location. Answer. There being no further business, the meeting recessed until the call of the Chairman.