May 23-24, 1984
BOARD OF REGENTS
UNIVERSITY OF NEVADA SYSTEM
May 23, 1984
The Board of Regents met on the above date in the Green Room,
Artemus Ham building, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Conference
Room, Chancellor's Office, Reno.
Members present: Mr. John R. Mc Bride, Chairman
Ms. Frankie Sue Del Papa
Mrs. Lilly Fong
Mrs. Dorothy S. Gallagher
Mr. Daniel J. Klaich
Mrs. Jo Ann Sheerin
Members absent: Mr. Chris Karamanos
Mrs. June F. Whitley
Others present: Chancellor Robert M. Bersi
President Leonard Goodall, UNLV
Mr. Mark Dawson, Deputy Chancellor
Mr. Donald Klasic, General Counsel
Ms. Leslie Pickering, Acting Secretary
Chairman Mc Bride called the meeting to order at 9:03 A.M. on the
above date, stating that the purpose of the meeting was to con-
sider the recommendation for the appointment of the President of
the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Regents Mc Bride, Del Papa,
Fong and Gallagher were in Las Vegas, Regents Sheerin and Klaich
were in Reno.
Ms. Del Papa, Chair of the Joint UNLV Presidential Search Commit-
tees, stated that the Joint Committees underwent an extensive
search process, receiving some 130 applications and nominations,
which were then reduced to 11 finalists. The Joint Committees
then further reviewed applications, reducing the finalists to 7,
who came to Las Vegas for interviews with a sub-committee. The
Institutional Advisory Committee was asked to submit 5 names
from this 7 to the Regents UNLV Presidential Search Committee.
The Institutional Advisory Committee requested that only 1 name
be submitted for consideration, with the statement that they
were unanimously agreed on this particular candidate.
The University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Presidential Search Com-
mittee unanimously recommended Dr. Robert C. Maxson for the
appointment of President of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas,
effective August 1, 1984, at the salary of $95,000 on a 3-year
rolling contract with all the appropriate perquisites and allow-
ances. Also Dr. Maxson is recommended for appointment as Prof-
essor of Educational Administration and Higher Education with
tenure at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.
Mrs. Fong moved for approval of the recommendation of Dr. Robert
C. Maxson as President of UNLV with the salary of $95,000 on a
3-year rolling contract with all the appropriate perquisites and
allowances and of the recommendation of Dr. Maxson for appoint-
ment as Professor of Educational Administration and Higher Edu-
cation with tenure at UNLV. Mrs. Gallagher seconded. Motion
carried by roll call vote, all voting in the affirmative.
Mrs. Kenney, who arrived after the roll call vote, registered
her complete affirmation of the vote.
The meeting adjourned at 9:15 A.M.
Leslie C. Pickering