05/28/1971

UCCSN Board of Regents' Meeting Minutes
May 28-29, 1971








05-28-1971

Pages 119-142

BOARD OF REGENTS

UNIVERSITY OF NEVADA SYSTEM

May 28-29, 1971



The Board of Regents met on the above dates in the Student

Lounge, Elko Community College.



Members present

May 28: Fred M. Anderson M. D.

Mr. James H. Bilbray

Mr. Procter Hug, Jr.

Mr. Harold Jacobsen

Mrs. Molly Knudtsen

Mr. Paul Mc Dermott

Mr. William Morris

Mr. Mel Steninger

Miss Helen Thompson



Members absent: Mr. Archie C. Grant

Louis Lombardi, M. D.



Others present: Chancellor Neil D. Humphrey

President Charles R. Donnelly

President N. Edd Miller

President John M. Ward

President R. J. Zorn

Vice President James T. Anderson

Vice President Donald H. Baepler

Mr. Gene Barbagelata, Deputy Attorney General

Mr. Edward L. Pine

Mr. Herman Westfall

Mr. Edward Olsen

Mr. Mark Dawson

Mr. K. Donald Jessup

Mr. David C. Wilkins

Mr. Marvin Baker

Dr. Edmund Barmettler

Dr. Don Fowler

Mr. Russ Lundgren

Dr. John Vergiels

Mr. Dan Klaich

Mr. Dick Myers

Mr. Shane Stahl



The meeting was called to order by Chairman Jacobsen at 9:10 A.M.



1. Approval of Minutes



Upon motion by Mr. Bilbray, seconded by Mr. Mc Dermott, and

unanimous vote, the minutes of the meeting of April 23-24,

1971 were approved as distributed.



2. Approval of Preliminary Plans for Elko Instructional

Building



President Donnelly introduced Mr. Hewitt Wells, Project

Architect, who presented the preliminary plans for the ECC

Instructional building. A memorandum from Mr. David C.

Wilkins had been distributed earlier comparing the original

project scope with that contained in the preliminary plans,

as follows:



Preliminary

Area Original Scope Plan Scope



Learning Resource Center 2,800 sq. ft. 3,440 sq. ft.

1 Administrative Office 200 sq. ft.

2 Secretarial Offices 160 sq. ft 855 total

4 Classrooms 2,880 sq. ft. 2,880 sq. ft.

Student Center & Bookstore 1,440 sq. ft. 1,540 sq. ft

Laboratories (1 Faculty Office

included in each lab)

1 Agriculture, Welding &

Automotive 2,160 sq. ft. 2,128 sq. ft.

1 Drafting, Engineering &

Construction Technology 1,440 sq. ft. 1,451 sq. ft.

1 Electronics/Electrical

Technology 1,440 sq. ft. 1,444 sq. ft.

1 Physics & Life Science 1,440 sq. ft. 1,516 sq. ft.

1 Business Occupations 1,440 sq. ft. 1,144 sq. ft.



Total 15,480 sq. ft. 16,398 sq. ft.



In addition, information concerning method of financing,

project budget and time schedule was included with the

agenda, as follows:



1. Method of Financing



State General Fund $375,000.00

ECC Revenue Bonds 90,000.00

Federal Funds (Title I, Higher

Education Facilities Act) 68,000.00



Total $533,000.00



2. Project Budget



Surveys $ 2,000.00

Soil Analysis 3,000.00

Architect/Engineer Fees 36,400.00

Structural Plan Checking 900.00

Plan Checking (Mechanical & Electric) 1,100.00

Construction 412,600.00

Contingency Reserve 12,400.00

Inspection 12,000.00

Material Testing 1,000.00

Furnishings 49,500.00

Advertising 200.00

Sewer Connection Fee 800.00

Building Permit 200.00

Bond/Legal Fees 900.00



Total $533,000.00



3. Time Schedule



Design Phase May, 1971 - October, 1971

Checking October, 1971 - November, 1971

Bidding November, 1971 - December, 1971

Construction December, 1971 - July, 1972



Reservations concerning several areas were noted by the Re-

gents, specifically, the proposed location of the Library,

proposed height of partitions, lack of windows and place-

ment of parking lot in front of building.



Dr. Donnelly stated that the preliminary plans have been re-

viewed by the ECC Advisory Board and a number of reserva-

tions had also been expressed by that group; however, Dr.

Donnelly pointed out that $68,000 of the funding for this

project is anticipated to come from Title I of HEFA, and

application for these funds must be submitted by June 1.

The preliminary plans must be submitted with the applica-

tion.



Chancellor Humphrey recommended approval of the preliminary

plans for purposes of submitting the application for HEFA

and that further consideration of the plans be scheduled

as soon as feasible with the anticipation that HEFA would

permit a revision to the preliminary plans submitted to

that agency.



Dr. Anderson moved approval of the Chancellor's recommenda-

tion. Motion seconded by Mr. Mc Dermott.



Mr. Hug moved to table further consideration until Mr. Mike

Marfisi, Chairman of the ECC Advisory Board, could be pres-

ent to discuss the reservations of that Board. Motion

seconded by Mr. Bilbray, carried without dissent.



3. ECC Revenue Bonds



Chancellor Humphrey reported that as a result of negotia-

tions with First National Bank, they have agreed to purchase

the $90,000 in revenue bonds for the ECC Instructional

building at 5 3/4% interest with a 20-year maturity. He

requested approval and authorization to have the appropri-

ate resolution drawn.



Motion by Mr. Steninger, seconded by Mr. Bilbray, carried

without dissent that the above recommendation be approved.



4. 1971-73 Capital Improvement Program



Chancellor Humphrey requested discussion of the 1971-73

Capital Improvement Program, noting that information con-

cerning the detail of scope, financing, budgets and con-

struction schedules for the following projects was con-

tained in Ref. E, included with the agenda (Ref. E filed

with permanent minutes).



A. UNLV Land Acquisition - Total Cost $150,000



President Zorn noted that this appropriation is to be

used for the purchase of property from the UNLV Land

Foundation. A parcel presently being held by the

Foundation which the University proposes to acquire is

located in the area near the Teacher Education build-

ing and the Drama Theatre now under construction and

will be used for parking. Acquisition price is be-

tween $120,000 and $130,000. A recommendation for the

exact parcel of land will be made to the Board follow-

ing a meeting with the UNLV Land Foundation. No pri-

ority has been assigned to the expenditure of the bal-

ance of funds.



Motion by Mr. Bilbray, seconded by Mr. Mc Dermott,

carried without dissent that President Zorn be author-

ized to proceed with negotiations with the UNLV Land

Foundation for the purchase of the parcel of land

referred to above.



B. UNLV Site Improvement, Landscaping and Utility Extension

- Total Cost $770,000



Chancellor Humphrey introduced Mr. Ralph Eismann and Mr.

Joseph Littlefield, staff members of the State Planning

Board. Mr. Littlefield recommended that the project

budget be amended to increase the Special Consultant's

fee to $10,000 and to reduce the construction contract

to $655,000. Mr. Littlefield also recommended that the

time schedule for this project should be amended to

reflect completion of the construction in July, 1972,

rather than March. He also responded to the questions

raised by the Chancellor concerning the cost estimated

for the aerial survey and for the job inspection.



Motion by Mr. Mc Dermott, seconded by Dr. Anderson,

carried with Mr. Morris abstaining, that the method

of financing, project budget as amended, project

scope and time schedule as amended be approved.



Discussion resumed in Item #2, Preliminary Plans for Elko

Instructional Building



Mr. Mike Marfisi, Chairman of the Elko Community College

Advisory Board, entered the meeting. He discussed some of

the reservations of the ECC Advisory Board and read the

following letter of recommendation concerning the pre-

liminary plans:



The preliminary plans for the new construction were

first made available to the Advisory Board yesterday

at 4:00 P.M. Although the plans are of a preliminary

nature, the Advisory Board has several reservations

regarding the proposed space utilization. To be as

specific as possible at this time, we firmly believe

that more space should be allocated to the automotive

and agricultural shop areas and less space to the

classroom and learning resources center. Our reason-

ing for these conclusions is that there is an under-

standing with the Legislature that this new facility

will have strong, if not total, emphasis in the voca-

tional-technical skills, particularly in the trade

areas, such as automotive mechanics, agriculture,

electronics, etc. We feel that until such time as the

Legislature may provide further funding for a complete

Campus, that the existing facilities will for the time

being have to take care of our needs in the academic

and some vocational programs which do not require as

much space and equipment.



Our Board was informed yesterday that unless prelim-

inary plans for the building are approved immediately,

we may lose some $68,000 of Federal Funds for which

we have already qualified. We of course do not wish

to lose these funds, but more so do not wish to ap-

prove plans which we feel do not accomplish our pur-

poses. Having made our feelings very clear to Dr.

Donnelly, the architect Mr. Wells, and members of the

State Planning Board, we understand that these plans

are only of a preliminary nature and can be changed

and modified to accommodate our suggestions and at the

same time are sufficient to preserve our hold on the

Federal Funds. With this understanding the Advisory

Board respectfully submits the following recommendation:



That the Board of Regents approve the concepts of

the preliminary plans for construction of the voca-

tional-technical facilities for Elko Community

College at the Elko Campus site.



Chancellor Humphrey recommended that the preliminary plans

as presented be approved for purposes of the Federal ap-

plication, that additional time be taken to revise the

plans taking into consideration the reservations expressed

by the Advisory Board and by the Board of Regents, that a

second set of preliminary plans then be presented and if

approved, submitted to HEFA with a request for amendment of

the application. If HEFA does not accept the request for

amendment, a decision can then be made concerning the

Federal Funds.



Mr. Marfisi expressed agreement with the recommendation.

President Donnelly concurred.



Dr. Anderson's earlier motion was taken from the table and

carried without dissent.



Discussion resumed on Item #4, Capital Improvement Program for

1971-73



C. UNR Site Improvement, Landscaping and Utility Exten-

sion - Total Cost $230,000



President Miller recommended approval of the method of

financing, project budget, project scope and time

schedule as presented in Ref. E. Chancellor Humphrey

concurred.



Motion by Mr. Bilbray, seconded by Mr. Morris, carried

without dissent that the above recommendation be ap-

proved.



D. UNLV Construction and Improvement of Athletic Fields -

Total Cost $836,600 - and -



E. UNLV Gymnasium Building - Total Cost $4,787,000



President Zorn recommended approval of the method of

financing, project budget, project scope and time

schedules as presented in Ref. E. Chancellor Humphrey

concurred.



Motion by Mr. Mc Dermott, seconded by Miss Thompson,

carried without dissent that the above recommendation

be approved.



F. UNR Physical Education Complex, Phase I - Total Cost

$4,250,000



President Miller recommended approval of the method of

financing, project budget, project scope and time

schedules as presented in Ref. E. Chancellor Humphrey

concurred.



Mr. Morris moved that this matter be deferred and that

discussion be held on the proposal to remove Physical

Education as a University requirement. Motion seconded

by Mr. Bilbray, carried without dissent.



5. Physical Education Requirements



President Miller recommended that the University Physical

Education requirement be removed effective Fall, 1971. Dr.

Miller noted that this proposal was approved by the UNR

teaching faculty by a vote of 235 to 56. (UNR Class A

Action Bulletin 70-71 #19, identified as Ref. U and filed

with permanent minutes.) Chancellor Humphrey recommended

approval.



Mr. Barmettler and Mr. Klaich spoke in support of the

proposal.



In response to an inquiry concerning the policy at UNLV, Dr.

Zorn stated that presently Physical Education is a require-

ment. He noted that the Faculty Senate had reviewed a

similar proposal to this but it had failed to pass. A

suggestion to move Physical Education to a pass-fail grad-

ing system is now under study.



President Miller reviewed the sequence of this proposal at

UNR, pointing out that it had been initiated within the

Physical Education Department and was strongly recommended

by the PE Department faculty.



There was some concern expressed that perhaps the Univer-

sity might suffer from an adverse reaction if the Physical

Education requirement is removed so closely following au-

thorization by the State Legislature for a new Physical

Education facility.



Mr. Klaich stated that he did not believe that anyone

should be forced to take Physical Education in the present

facilities; however, he added that he believed the new

facilities would prove to be a strong attraction and would

be fully utilized by a voluntary enrollment.



Mr. Steninger moved approval of the recommendation. Motion

seconded by Mrs. Knudtsen.



Mr. Morris moved to amend the motion to provide that removal

of the requirment would be temporary until the new facility

is complete. Motion to amend seconded by Mr. Mc Dermott,

carried with five affirmative votes.



Further discussion revealed a misunderstanding as to whether

the above action would provide that the requirement would

automatically revert upon the completion of the facility or

whether it would be subject to reconsideration by the Re-

gents.



Mr. Steninger moved to amend to provide that removal of the

requirement be temporary until further consideration is

given by the Board of Regents at the time of completion of

the new Physical Education facility. Motion to amend sec-

onded by Mr. Bilbray, carried with two opposing votes.



The Board adjourned for lunch and reconvened at 1:15 P.M.



Discussion resumed on Item #5, Physical Education Requirements



With the concurrence of the Board, all previous action

concerning this recommendation was withdrawn and the follow-

ing motion offered as a substitute:



Mr. Steninger moved that Physical Education be removed as

a University requirement at UNR, effective Fall semester,

1971, and remain voluntary until the UNR Physical Education

facilities are complete, at which time the status of the

requirement will be reconsidered by the Board. Motion

seconded by Mr. Bilbray, carried with Mr. Mc Dermott and

Mr. Morris opposing.



Discussion resumed on Item #4, Capital Improvement Program for

1971-73



F. UNR Physical Education Complex, Phase I (continued)



Motion by Mr. Bilbray, seconded by Mr. Steninger, car-

ried without dissent that the method of financing,

project budget, project scope and time schedule be

approved as presented in Ref. E.



G. ECC Instructional Building - Total Cost $533,000



Motion by Mr. Bilbray, seconded by Mr. Steninger, car-

ried without dissent that the method of financing,

project budget, project scope and time schedule be

approved as stipulated in Item #2 above.



Motion by Mr. Bilbray, seconded by Mr. Morris, carried with

Dr. Anderson and Mrs. Knudtsen opposing, that a letter be

sent from the Board of Regents to the State Planning Board

expressing the Regents' concern over the delays in comple-

tion of the University's Capital Improvement Projects and

requesting the Planning Board's assistance in expediting

the time schedules.



Upon motion by Mr. Steninger, seconded by Mr. Mc Dermott, 16

supplemental items were admitted to the agenda.



6. CSUN Constitution



As noted in the supplemental agenda, Regents Bilbray, Morris

and Mc Dermott had requested consideration of the proposed

CSUN Constitution. A copy was included with the agenda

(identified as Ref. MM, filed with the permanent minutes).



President Zorn reported that he had reviewed the document

and recommended adoption with the changes as suggested by

Mr. Barbagelata, as follows:



Page 7, Section 10.3: Rather than specifying author-

ity of the Board of Regents over CSUN fees, authorized

expenditures by students should be specified.



Page 13, Article XIII, Section 2, should provide that

amendments by initiative method require the approval

of the Board of Regents.



Motion by Mr. Bilbray, seconded by Mr. Morris, carried

without dissent that Article VII, Section 10.A.3 be amended

to read: "The Student Union Board shall be required to sub-

mit their yearly budget to the CSUN Senate. Any funds

budgeted for expenditures, excepting funds appropriated by

the Board of Regents, must have CSUN Senate approval as

hereinafter provided."



Motion by Mr. Mc Dermott, seconded by Mr. Morris, carried

without dissent that Article XIII, Section 4 be amended

to read: "Legislation enacted by means of initiative

petition may only be amended or revoked by a vote of the

CSUN members as provided in Article XII, Section 2, and

approved by the Board of Regents."



Mr. Barbagelata recommended that the following policy state-

ment be adopted by the Board of Regents and be applicable

to all existing and future student government organizations:



The Student Body Organization in exercising authority

granted by its constitution shall conform to rules,

regulations and policies as established by the Board of

Regents and to all applicable Statutes of the State of

Nevada.



Motion by Mr. Steninger, seconded by Mr. Mc Dermott, carried

without dissent that the above policy statement be adopted.



Motion by Mr. Bilbray, seconded by Mrs. Knudtsen, carried

without dissent that the CSUN Constitution be approved as

amended.



7. ASUN Constitution



As noted in the agenda the Board of Regents reviewed the

proposed ASUN Constitution in February, 1971 and, follow-

ing recommendations by Deputy Attorney General Barbagelata

and Chancellor Humphrey, "gave interim approval subject to

review and modification by the Board of Regents on or before

the April meeting," and instructed that "the document be

referred to the Administration, the Attorney General and

ASUN for further study ..." In April, ASUN President Dan

Klaich stated that ASUN did not recommend any modifications.

The Board extended interim approval until the May 28-29

meeting.



The ASUN Constitution as submitted by ASUN and endorsed by

President Miller is identified as Ref. N and filed with

permament minutes.



Mr. Barbagelata recommended that the ASUN Constitution be

amended as follows:



Subsection 110.2 To provide an official and representa-

tive student organization with powers

to receive complaints, investigate

student problems, and participate in

decisions involving students;



Subsection 500.1 Delete



Subsection 500.2 The Student Judicial Council with powers

as provided in the University Student

Disciplinary Code.



Section 510.0 Delete entire section



Section 520.0 The Student Judicial Council will hear

and try all cases referred to its juris-

diction by the Division President.



Subsection 520.2B To make recommendations of acquittal,

warning, probation, suspension or

expulsion.



Subsection 520.2C Delete



Subsection 530.0 Delete



Mr. Barbagelata also recommended that provision be made

that any amendment to the ASUN Constitution require Board

of Regents approval.



Mr. Klaich concurred in the recommended changes as did

President Miller, who recommended approval by the Board.



Motion by Mr. Bilbray, seconded by Mr. Hug, carried without

dissent that the proposed constitution be approved with the

amendments as recommended.



8. ECC Student Constitution



President Donnelly recommended approval of the proposed

constitution of the Associated Students of Elko Community

College. Chancellor Humphrey concurred. (Constitution

identified as Ref. C and filed with permanent minutes.)



Motion by Mr. Bilbray, seconded by Mrs. Knudtsen, carried

without dissent that the proposed Constitution be approved

as submitted.



9. Report of Gifts



Upon motion by Mr. Mc Dermott, seconded by Mr. Bilbray,

gifts and grants as reflected in Ref. A were accepted.

(Ref. A filed with permament minutes.)



10. Report of Personnel Actions



Upon motion by Mr. Bilbray, seconded by Mrs. Knudtsen, the

following personnel appointments were approved as recommend-

ed by the appropriate officers:



Dwight J. Lindeman, Community Service Coordinator, General

University Extension, UNR, effective May 1, 1971 at a

salary of $987.50 per month



K. Dean Black, Director of Student Union, UNLV, effective

August 1, 1971, at a salary of $13,500



11. Interim Rules and Disciplinary Procedures for Members of

the University Community



Chancellor Humphrey recalled that in June, 1970 Interim

Rules and Procedures were adopted by the Board of Regents

and referred to the Administration, faculty, students and

other interested groups for suggestions for revisions.

Subsequently, revisions to the Preamble, Introduction,

Rules and Sanctions were approved in January, 1971 and

revisions to the Procedures were approved in April, 1971

by the Committee of the Whole.



Chancellor Humphrey recommended approval of the completed

document as revised by the Committee of the Whole (filed

with permament minutes).



Motion by Mr. Bilbray, seconded by Mrs. Knudtsen, carried

without dissent that the above recommendation be approved.



12. Amendment to By-Laws



Final adoption of the proposed amendment to Article VI of

the By-Laws as presented in April, was recommended by the

Chancellor (amendment identified as Ref. D and filed with

the permanent minutes).



Motion by Mr. Steninger, seconded by Mr. Bilbray, carried

without dissent that the amendment be adopted as proposed.



13. Amendment of Board Policy Concerning Jury Duty



President Miller endorsed a request by UNR Faculty Senate

that the Board's policy be amended to allow professional

staff to retain jury fees when received. Chancellor

Humphrey concurred and recommended that Title 4, Chapter 4,

Section 14, Paragraph 2 of the Board of Regents Handbook

be amended as follows:



Any remuneration received in connection with jury duty

or as expert witness may be retained by the faculty

member.



Motion by Mr. Morris, seconded by Mr. Mc Dermott, carried

without dissent that the above recommendation be approved.



14. Board Meeting Arrangements



Chancellor Humphrey reported that the Center for Religion

and Life has extended an invitation to the Board of Re-

gents to use their facilities for Board meetings held in

Reno. President Miller and Chancellor Humphrey recom-

mended the invitation be accepted.



Chancellor Humphrey further recommended that, effective

immediately, a payment of $100 per two-day meeting be made

to the unit hosting the Board meeting to defray the out-of-

pocket costs.



Motion by Mr. Bilbray, seconded by Mr. Morris, carried with-

out dissent that the above recommendation be approved.



15. Student Evaluation of Instruction



Chancellor Humphrey noted that in April the Board provided

$4000 each to UNLV and UNR and $200 to ECC to fund a stu-

dent evaluation of instruction to be conducted during the

current Spring semester. ECC is proceeding with the proj-

ect; however, President Zorn and President Miller have

requested that projects be rescheduled on their Campuses

for Fall semester, 1971.



Chancellor Humphrey recommended the projects be rescheduled

as requested and the authorized funding be retained until

Fall semester, 1971.



Motion by Mr. Mc Dermott, seconded by Mr. Hug, carried

without dissent that the above recommendation be approved.



Mr. Jacobsen left the meeting and Mr. Mc Dermott assumed the

Chair.



16. Report of Investment Advisory Committee



Chancellor Humphrey recommended confirmation of the Invest-

ment Advisory Committee action as reported in the minutes of

that Committee's meeting of April 23, 1971 (minutes identi-

fied as Ref. G and filed with permanent minutes).



Motion by Mr. Bilbray, seconded by Mr. Morris, carried

without dissent that the above recommendation be approved.



17. Administrative Procedures Related to Initial Employment of

Faculty and Administrative Review of Faculty Member before

Being Granted Tenure



Motion by Mr. Bilbray, seconded by Mr. Morris, carried with

Mr. Hug opposing, that this matter be postponed until the

next meeting.



18. University of Nevada Press



Chancellor Humphrey reported that the Journals of Alfred

Doten, on which Walter Van Tilburg Clark has worked since

1962, are now ready for publication. This work, he noted,

is described by Robert Laxalt, Director of the University

Press, as the most important and most expensive project

yet undertaken by the Press. Publication of this work in

1971-72 presents a major strain on the finances of the

Press (see Ref. K, filed with permanent minutes).



Chancellor Humphrey recommended that $15,000 be made avail-

able from the Board of Regents Special Projects Fund to the

University Press as subsidy for the publication of 1971-72

titles and that, if recovered from book sales, this amount

remain in a special revolving fund to assist in publication

of future titles.



Motion by Mr. Knudtsen, seconded by Dr. Anderson, carried

without dissent, that the above recommendation be approved.



19. Allocations from the Board of Regents Special Projects Fund



Chancellor Humphrey recommended that the following accounts

be established by transfer from the Board of Regents Special

Projects Fund (non-appropriated).



(A) $5000 to each of the four Divisions to be used for

interview expenses of the new faculty;



(B) $3000 each to UNR, CCD & DRI, $4000 to UNLV and $600

to the Chancellor's Office to be used for moving allow-

ances for new faculty.



Chancellor Humphrey further recommended that after recruit-

ing for 1971-72 is completed, a report be made concerning

use of the funds. Expenditure will be by authority of the

President and unused balance will remain in the account,

reducing the need for new monies for these purposes in

1972-73.



Chancellor Humphrey also recalled that in April, 1969, the

Board directed that "it be the policy of the Board that all

moving or relocation expense payments made by DRI require

Board of Regents approval until adoption of a policy to the

contrary." He recommended that this restriction be rescind-

ed and that payment of moving allowances for DRI personnel

be subject to the President's authorization with the under-

standing that payments for such purposes will be limited to

the fund established by the above transfer of $3000.



Motion by Mr. Morris, seconded by Mr. Steninger, carried

without dissent that the above recommendation be approved.



20. Interim Financing for Physical Education Facilities



Chancellor Humphrey reported that Mr. William Hancock, Man-

ager of the State Planning Board, has notified the Univer-

sity that completion of the design of the Physical Education

buildings at UNR and UNLV can proceed prior to sale of the

bond issues only if interim financing is provided. $218,000

is required for UNR and $244,000 for UNLV. Mr. Humphrey

noted that he had negotiated a $462,000 6-month drawing ac-

count loan for this purpose with First National Bank of

Nevada, to be repaid from the sale of the University reve-

nue bonds and recommended the adoption of the following

resolution for that purpose:



RESOLUTION #71-12



WHEREAS, the 1971 Session of the Nevada Legislature

authorized construction of a Gymnasium at University

of Nevada, Las Vegas at a total cost of $4,787,000; and



WHEREAS, of the total project cost, $2,287,000 is to be

secured by the sale of State General Obligation Bonds

and $2,500,000 is to be secured by the sale of UNLV

Revenue Bonds; and



WHEREAS, the Legislature also authorized construction

of a Physical Education Complex at University of Nevada,

Reno at a total cost of $4,250,000, the total cost of

which is to be provided by the sale of UNR Revenue

Bonds; and



WHEREAS, the State Planning Board has notified the

University that the only feasible way to complete the

design of these projects prior to sale of the bonds is

if the University can provide interim financing; and



WHEREAS, the Board of Regents deems it to be in the best

interests of the University that these projects not be

delayed 6 months;



NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that Neil D. Humphrey,

Chancellor of the University of Nevada System, be and

hereby is authorized to execute an interim construction

loan agreement with First National Bank of Nevada in the

amount of $462,000 for a period of 6 months at an annual

interest rate of 4%.



Motion by Mr. Bilbray, seconded by Miss Thompson, carried

without dissent that the above resolution be adopted as

recommended.



21. Estimative Budgets, 1971



Chancellor Humphrey recommended that authority be granted to

establish the Estimative Budgets on the books July 12, sub-

ject to review and approval at the July Board meeting.



Motion by Mrs. Knudtsen, seconded by Mr. Morris, carried

without dissent, that the above recommendation be approved.



22. Approval of Purchase in Excess of $5000



Chancellor Humphrey reported that the UNS Computing Center

and UNLV have requested permission to purchase one ADS 660

Multiplexor (a 45 telephone line communication device used

in connection with the computer), 7 A45 PCB Interface Cards,

3 A07 OCB Interface Cards and 8 remote site cables for the

Multiplexor. These items must be compatible with the Com-

puting System and cannot be bid. Purchase would be made

from American Data Systems, 8851 Mason Avenue, Canoga Partk,

California, at a total price of $6270. Chancellor Humphrey

recommended approval of the above purchase with payment to

be made 1/2 from an NSF grant and 1/2 from the College of

Science and Mathematics, UNLV.



Motion by Mr. Bilbray, seconded by Dr. Anderson, carried

without dissent that the above recommendation be approved.



23. Memorial Statement Concerning Dr. Helen J. Poulton



President Miller recommended adoption of the following

statement in memory of Dr. Helen J. Poulton:



The University of Nevada is mourning the loss of Dr.

Helen J. Poulton who passed away Sunday, April 25th in

a local hospital. Dr. Poulton served the University

in several key positions, most recently as Archivist,

since joining the faculty in 1958.



Born on April 22, 1920 in Warren, Ohio, Dr. Poulton

earned an A. B. degree, with Honors, from San Jose State

College in 1942 with a major in History. In 1946 she

earned an M. A. degree in History, again with Honors,

from the University of Oregon. 3 years later she

completed her studies in American History, earning a

Doctor of Philosophy degree from the University of

Oregon. Once more resuming her studies, she won an

M. A. degree in Library Science in 1951 from the Uni-

versity of Michigan.



Before coming to the University of Nevada Dr. Poulton

served as Social Science Librarian and Head Reference

Librarian at Oklahoma State University and as Chief

Reference Librarian at Washington University in St.

Louis. Upon arrival at the University of Nevada in

the Summer of 1958 she single-handedly set about or-

ganizing a 25,000 volume collection now known as the

Life and Health Sciences Library. Following the occu-

pancy of the Getchell Library in 1962, Dr. Poulton was

appointed Social Science Librarian, afterwards becoming

Head of the Reference and Government Publications De-

partments. In July of 1969, she assumed the duties of

University Archivist, a post she filled with distinction

until her death.



As much an Historian, both by formal training and pref-

erence, as a Librarian, Dr. Poulton seized every oppor-

tunity to teach and carry on research in her subject

matter field. At all the Universities with which she

was affiliated Dr. Poulton taught classes in American

History, most frequently focusing upon the Westward

Movement. A meticulous researcher, she published bib-

liographic projects which, in turn, proved to be of

immense help in the research undertakings of other

historians. Her last work, "How to Do Historical Re-

search", is in its final stages of editing prior to

publication by the Oklahoma University Press. A long-

time friend and colleague has agreed to see this project

through to its completion.



Helen Poulton was a remarkable woman quite apart from

her scholarly and professional accomplishments. Her

enthusiasm for her colleagues' achievements was always

greater than what she showed for her own. A busy, in-

defatigable worker, she was never too engrossed with

her own pursuits to deny another's plea for special as-

sistance. Her encyclopedic memory for names, titles,

dates and authors was unfailingly accurate ranging far

beyond her own field of specialization and was a con-

tinual source of help to faculty and students, alike.

She will be missed by those who knew her best not alone

for her knowledge, intelligance and expertise as a

Librarian-Historian, but for her integrity as a person,

her sincerity as a colleague, and her warmth as a

friend.



Motion by Mr. Bilbray, seconded by Miss Thompson, carried

without dissent that the memorial statement be adopted by

the Board.



24. School of Medical Sciences



President Miller stated that the report concerning the fi-

nalization of degree programs to be included in the School

of Medical Sciences is not complete and requested extension

until the July meeting.



Motion by Mr. Bilbray, seconded by Mr. Hug, carried without

dissent that the request for extension be granted.



25. Student Union Fee for Graduate Students



President Miller endorsed a recommendation by former ASUN

President Frankie Sue Del Papa that a Student Union Fee of

$2 per semester be assessed UNR Graduate Students, effective

Fall semester, 1971. Chancellor Humphrey concurred.



Motion by Mr. Bilbray, seconded by Dr. Anderson, carried

without dissent that the fee be imposed as recommended.



26. Reconsideration of Consolidation Fee



Chancellor Humphrey noted that Mr. Morris had requested re-

consideration of the Board's action at the April meeting

wherein the consolidated fee at UNR was adjusted as follows:



Effective

Present Fall 1971



Registration Fee $130.00 $130.00

Capital Improvement Fee 42.00 84.00a

ASUN Fee 27.50 20.00b

Health Service Fee 18.00 18.00

Intercollegiate Athletics Fee .00c 7.50b



Consolidated Fee $217.50 $259.50



Notes: a Approved by the Board of Regents 12-11-70

b Action of the Board of Regents 4-24-71

c Included as part of ASUN fee



In making his request, Chancellor Humphrey noted that Mr.

Morris had stated that he would like to "limit the discus-

sion to the effect on the Athletic Department budget of the

deletion of 50 cents even though there is not need shown

for funding of Women's Intercollegiate Athletics. Thus, I

would like the Athletic Department Budget before the Board

in order to adequately evaluate the reduction in revenue."



A copy of the proposed Intercollegiate Athletics Estimative

Budget for 1971-72 was included with the agenda; however,

Chancellor Humphrey noted that the budget was not being

submitted for approval but would be resubmitted with addi-

tional detail in July.



Mr. Morris moved that the Intercollegiate Athletics Fee at

UNR be increased to $8 per student per semester and that 50

cents of that fee be earmarked for Women's Intercollegiate

Athletics. Motion seconded by Dr. Anderson, failed with 3

affirmative and 5 negative votes.



27. CSUN Fee Adjustment



President Zorn and CSUN President Dick Myers recommended

that:



(1) The Intercollegiate Athletics fee at UNLV, presently

at $9 per semester, be separated from the CSUN fee of

$21.50 per semester; and



(2) Effective Spring semester 1972 the remaining CSUN fee

of $12.50 be increased to $14.00 with the $1.50 in-

crease earmarked for support of the Drama Theatre

programs.



Chancellor Humphrey endorsed the recommendation, noting that

approval would establish the UNLV Consolidated Fee as fol-

lows:



Effective Effective

Present Fall 71 Spring 72



Registration Fee $130.00 $130.00 $130.00

Capital Improvement Fee 42.00 84.00a 84.00a

Moyer Student Union Fee 27.00 27.00 27.00

CSUN Fee 21.50 12.50 14.00

Health Service Fee 2.00 2.00 2.00

Intercollegiate Athletics Fee .00b 9.00 9.00



Consolidated Fee $222.50 $264.50 $266.00



Notes: a Approved by the Board of Regents 12-11-70

b Included as part of CSUN Fee



Motion by Mr. Bilbray, seconded by Mr. Morris, carried with-

out dissent that the above recommendation be approved.



28. Student Accident and Sickness Insurance, UNR



President Miller endorsed a recommendation by Dean Roberta

Barnes that:



(A) a new student accident and sickness insurance plan be

accepted with Empire Insurance Co.;



(B) the plan be "automatic unless waived" (i. e., a student

would have to accept the plan unless he specifically

waived coverage); and



(C) the fee be $9 per semester -- $8.65 for the insurance

and 35 cents to the Student Health Service but be

available to absorb a potential increase in fee.



Chancellor Humphrey recommended approval.



Motion by Mr. Bilbray, seconded by Mrs. Knudtsen, carried

without dissent that the above recommendation be approved.



29. Recognition of Phi Delta Alpha Fraternity



President Miller requested official recognition be extended

to Phi Delta Alpha Fraternity at UNR. Ref. T, included

with the agenda and filed with permanent minutes, cited the

activity of this organization during the past two years.

Chancellor Humphrey recommended approval.



Motion by Mr. Bilbray, seconded by Miss Thompson, carried

without dissent that the above recommendation be approved.



30. UNR Auxiliary Enterprises Operations



A. Transfer of Corporate Bond Monies - President Miller

and Chancellor Humphrey recommended approval of the

following transfers from HHFA Corporate Trust No. 30

reserved to repay Auxiliary Enterprises funds expended

for equipment and building repairs related to HHFA

financed Auxiliary Enterprise buildings:



Equipment Building

Reserve Reserve Total



Student Housing $ 3,058.99 $10,661.90 $13,720.89

Dining Commons 3,204.93 4,119.30 7,324.23



Total $ 6,263.92 $14,781.20 $21,045.12



Motion by Mr. Bilbray, seconded by Miss Thompson, car-

ried without dissent that the above recommendation be

approved.



B. Transfers to Cover Deficits - Mr. Pine reported the fol-

lowing balances in UNR Auxiliary Enterprises accounts as

of May 7, 1971:



Deficit Accounts



1-61-3001 Dining Commons $33,609

1-61-4001 University Village 1,858

1-61-4002 White Pine 9,317

1-61-4006 Juniper 899

1-61-4010 Clearing Account 4,213

1-61-3001 Aux. Ent. Res. 107

1-61-3303 Aux. Ent. Res. 1,352



Total Deficits $51,355



Surplus Accounts



1-62-5001 University Rentals $ 8,237

1-61-3002 Snack Bar 25,205

1-61-4007 Nye Hall 6,516

1-62-4003 Manzanita 23,568

1-62-4004 Lincoln 20,520



Total Surplus $84,046



Net Balance of Aux. Ent. Accounts $32,691



Mr. Pine recommended that $51,355 of deficit accounts be

funded by transfer from surplus accounts in Auxiliary

Enterprises. President Miller and Chancellor Humphrey

concurred.



Motion by Mr. Bilbray, seconded by Dr. Anderson, carried

without dissent that the transfers be approved as recom-

mended.



C. Proposed Increase in Room, Board and Apartment Rates -

President Miller recommended a $99 or 10% increase in

the basic room and board fee at UNR and approval of a

series of optional plans, as follows:



Current Recom'd Dollar

Option Plan Charge Charge Increase



Double Occupancy



Room & Board (20-meal plan) $495.00 $544.50 $ 49.50

Room & Board (14-meal plan) 482.00 530.20 48.20

Room & Board (15-meal plan) 455.00 500.50 45.50

Room only (double) 238.00 261.80 23.80

(or $3/day)



Single Occupancy



Room & Board (20-meal plan) $610.00 $671.00 $ 61.00

Room & Board (14-meal plan) 597.00 656.70 59.70

Room & Board (15-meal plan) 570.00 627.00 57.00

Room only (single) 353.00 388.30 35.30

(or $3.50/day)



Board Only .00 $3.50/day



Summer Session



Room & Board (dbl. 21 meals) $45.50/week

Room & Board (dbl. 15 meals) 38.50/week

Room & Board (single 21 meals) 49.00/week



Married Student Housing

(Monthly) $ 65.00 $ 75.00 $ 10.00



National College of State Trial Judges

(Four Weeks)



Room & Board (double) $216.00 $290.00 $ 74.00

Room & Board (single) 304.00

Room & Board (Judge & wife) 419.00 464.00 45.00

Children (14-20 years) 130.00

(12 and older) 135.50

(7-13 years) 103.00

(12 and under) 101.50

(1-6 years) 76.00



Justification for the recommended increase, Ref. W, and

comparison of present rates at western State Universi-

ties, Ref. X, were also submitted and are filed with

permanent minutes.



Chancellor Humphrey recommended approval.



Motion by Mr. Bilbray, seconded by Miss Thompson, car-

ried without dissent that the proposed increase be

approved, effective June 1, 1971.



D. Estimative Budgets for 1971-72 Based on Proposed New

Rates - Chancellor Humphrey recommended approval of the

Estimative Budgets for Auxiliary Enterprises, UNR, for

1971-72 (identified as Ref. Y and filed with permanent

minutes).



Motion by Mr. Bilbray, seconded by Mr. Mc Dermott, car-

ried without dissent that the estimative budgets be

approved as submitted.



31. Stead Campus



A. Voluntary Reversion of a Portion of the Stead Air Force

Base Property - Mr. Pine reported that DHEW, Division

of Surplus Property Utilization, has requested that the

University revert a portion of Stead not now being uti-

lized by the University. A letter from Mr. Mel Summers,

DHEW, concerning this reversion and a map showing the

area to be reverted were included with the agenda (iden-

tified as Ref. Z and filed with permanent minutes).



President Miller and Chancellor Humphrey recommended

approval.



Motion by Mr. Mc Dermott, seconded by Mr. Steninger,

carried without dissent that the above recommendation

be approved.



B. Stead Dining Commons - President Miller stated that it

is not possible to continue to operate the Stead Dining

Commons without substantial financial loss and funds

for subsidy are not available. He requested authoriza-

tion to close the facility not later than October 1,

1971. A food vending area, including sandwiches and

beverages, would be established in the present Dining

Commons area and food would be catered to conferences

from the UNR Dining Commons. Chancellor Humphrey recom-

mended approval.



Motion by Mr. Bilbray, seconded by Dr. Anderson, carried

without dissent that the above recommendation be ap-

proved.



32. Right of Way Grant



President Miller and Chancellor Humphrey recommended that a

right of way grant be awarded Sierra Pacific Power Company

and Nevada Bell of 191.6 feet from the north side of Kimlick

Lane to the Animal Research Facility at Main Station Farm.



Motion by Mr. Bilbray, seconded by Mr. Mc Dermott, carried

without dissent that the above recommendation be approved.



33. Purchase in Excess of $5000, UNR



A. Mr. Pine reported that the following bids were received

April 13, 1971 for a photomat processor:



Armanko Office Supply, Reno $6835

Cal-Inc., Sacramento 6995

Itek Corp., San Francisco 7315



President Miller recommended award of the bid to Armanko

Office Supply. Chancellor Humphrey concurred.



Motion by Mr. Steninger, seconded by Mr. Bilbray, car-

ried without dissent that the above recommendation be

approved.



B. Mr. Pine reported that bids were opened May 20, 1971 for

laboratory furniture for 10 rooms in Chemistry building.

The bid documents listed furnishings by rooms, with

priorities prepared by the Space Committee of the De-

partments of Chemistry and Biochemistry. The low bidder

was E. H. Sheldon Equipment Co., the supplier of the

original equipment. Low bids were as follows:



Room Number Low Bid Accumulated Total



307 $16,958.37 $16,958.37

310 3,252.44 20,210.81

306 19,993.51 40,204.32

321 7,633.72 47,838.04

008 1,920.13 49,758.17

212 4,315.46 54,073.63

113 2,718.71 56,792.34

014 3,451.53 60,243.87

016 11,999.72 72,243.59



Mr. Pine reported that the low bidder has agreed to a

total price of $70,536.58; funds are available in the

amount of $76,490.29, out of which installation costs

must also be paid. He stated that a request has been

made to the State Planning Board to use the balance in

their appropriated funds for this building of $13,212.

If the request is approved, Mr. Pine recommended that

the total bid of $70,536.58 be accepted. If the Plan-

ning Board does not participate, he recommended that a

contract totaling $60,243.87 be awarded, leaving Room

016 unfurnished. President Miller and Chancellor

Humphrey concurred in Mr. Pine's recommendation.



Motion by Mr. Bilbray, seconded by Mr. Steninger, car-

ried without dissent that the above recommendation be

approved.



C. Lease Purchase of Hay Baler - President Miller recalled

that in April, a request by the College of Agriculture

for authorization to lease-purchase a hay baler for use

on Main Station Farm was tabled to allow for additional

information. He noted that additional information had

been provided (Ref. AA filed with permanent minutes) and

renewed his recommendation for approval. Chancellor

Humphrey concurred.



Motion by Mr. Mc Dermott, seconded by Mrs. Knudtsen,

carried with Mr. Bilbray opposing, that the lease-

purchase be approved as requested.



34. Progress on B & G Projects



A report on the status of capital improvement projects under

the supervision of UNR was presented by Mr. Pine.



35. Memorial Statement Concerning Dr. Henry A. Bergolofsky



President Zorn requested adoption of the following statement

in memory of Dr. Henry A. Bergolofsky:



The Regents of the University of Nevada System

express sincere sorrow over the death of Dr. Henry A.

Bergolofsky, 43, Professor of Accounting in the College

of Business and Economics at the University of Nevada,

Las Vegas.



Dr. Bergolofsky, who was a member of the Accounting

faculty for 5 years, was a superior teacher and was

loved by both his students and colleagues. Stricken

by leukemia two years ago, he taught more than 1/2 that

time courageously and uncomplainingly. His colleagues

will mourn for those students of the next quarter-

century who will be deprived of his presence in teach-

ing.



The Board of Regents extends its sincere sympathy to

his father, brothers, and other surviving members of

his family.



Motion by Mr. Bilbray, seconded by Miss Thompson, carried

without dissent that the above statement be adopted as

presented.



36. Renewal of Saga Food Service Contract, UNLV



President Zorn recommended renewal of the Saga Contract at

UNLV for 1971-72. Details of the renewal negotiations were

included with the agenda (identified as Ref. EE and filed

with permanent minutes). Chancellor Humphrey recommended

approval.



Motion by Mr. Mc Dermott, seconded by Mr. Steninger, car-

ried without dissent that the above recommendation be ap-

proved.



37. UNLV Grading System Changes and Change in Policy Concerning

Board of Regents Review of Grading System



President Zorn endorsed a recommendation by the UNLV Faculty

Senate for adoption of following grading system for UNLV:



(1) The following symbols are used as grades:



A Superior I Incomplete

B Above Average N No Credit

C Average S Satisfactory (used in Pass-

D Below Average Fail Courses)

F Failing U Unsatisfactory (used in Pass-

Fail Courses)

H Hold Grade (used for research

projects extending beyond one

semester)



(2) N Grade



Since grades should not be given as a punishment for

failure to properly withdraw from courses, but rather

should represent the instructor's evaluation of course

material, the N grade would be given if a student

leaves a course without properly withdrawing. In addi-

tion, the N grade could be used by an instructor when

he determines that a student has not completed the

basic requirements for the course and does not wish

to receive an Incomplete (see Incomplete policy below).

The N remains on the student's transcript and indicates

that the instructor did not have enough information to

record any other grade. This grade would not result in

negative penalty points for the student, but simply in-

dicate that no credit was given for the course.



(3) I Grade



If a student has not completed all of the requirements

for the course at the end of the semester with a reason

good enough to satisfy the instructor, he may receive

an Incomplete for the course. Incompletes would revert

to a designated grade after one year if the require-

ments have not been made up by that time. Thus, if a

student wishes to receive an I rather than an N, it

is his responsibility to make up whatever requirements

he lacked at the end of the semester.



(4) X Grade



The X grade would be restricted to research projects

extending beyond one semester. At the time the project

is successfully completed, the instructor would then

submit a grade to replace the X.



(5) Repeat Policy



A student may be allowed to repeat any couse once and

not have the original grade computed in his GPA. The

original grade would remain on the transcript with a

slash through it.



(6) Pass-Fail Option



When a student registers for a course under the pass-

fail option, the grade received in the course is not

computed in his GPA. The instructor will record S for

satisfactory completion of the requirements for the

course, U for unsatisfactory, I for incomplete or N

for no credit. (See N policy above.)



(7) Dropping a Course



A student may drop a course during the first 8 weeks of

the semester without possibility of failure. After

this period a student may withdraw from any one or more

courses up until the beginning of finals week. After

the first 8 weeks the instructor must give the student

either an N (no credit) or F (if the instructor clearly

has had enough material turned in at the time of with-

drawal to determine that the student necessarily would

fail the course). The latter would probably occur if

a student decided to withdraw just prior to final exam-

ination week and was clearly failing at that time.



President Zorn noted that the Senate also passed the follow-

ing statement to allow for immediate implementation of the

above proposal:



A person now (Spring Semester, 1971) repeating a course

in which he has received an F can have the F removed

effective immediately.



The Senate stipulated that the responsibility for having an

F removed rests with the student; the removal will not be

automatic but will be done on request.



President Zorn presented the following motion by the Faculty

Senate, with his endorsement:



That the UNLV Faculty Senate go on record regarding such

policy changes as pass-fail as requiring only President

Zorn's approval for implementation. Proposals such as

pass-fail would only be sent to the Regents as informa-

tion items, details of implementation need not be of

concern to the Regents.



Chancellor Humphrey recommended approval of the specific

changes in the grading system as proposed by the UNLV Facul-

ty Senate. However, he stated, he did not recommend the

proposal to change the Board's power to approve grading

systems.



Motion by Mr. Steninger, seconded by Dr. Anderson, carried

without dissent that the changes in the grading system be

approved as requested by the UNLV Faculty Senate but that

the Board retain its power to approve grading systems.



Motion by Dr. Anderson, seconded by Mr. Hug, carried without

dissent that the UNR faculty review the provision in the

UNLV grading system whereby a line is drawn through an F

when the course in which an F is earned is repeated success-

fully and the F is then not computed in the grade point

average.



38. UNLV Reorganization



The "Final Report of the President's Ad Hoc Committee on

Developing University" was presented to the Board in April

for preliminary review (copy of report filed with permanent

minutes). As noted in the agenda, the recommendations con-

tained in the report were approved by a faculty vote of 118

to 110.



President Zorn and Vice President Baepler reviewed the rec-

ommendation contained in the report. Dr. Paul Aizley, new

Chairman of the UNLV Faculty Senate, Dr. Janet Travis, mem-

ber of the Ad Hoc Committee, and Mr. Dick Myers, CSUN Pres-

ident, all spoke in support of the proposed reorganization.



President Zorn referred to a letter directed to the Regents

from the Graduate Council, noting it had been distributed

for the Board's information.



Chancellor Humphrey recommended approval of the reorganiza-

tion as proposed in the Final Report of the Ad Hoc Commit-

tee.



Motion by Mr. Mc Dermott, seconded by Mr. Bilbray, carried

without dissent that the proposed reorganization be approv-

ed.



Mr. Hug suggested that the UNLV Administration and faculty

should be complimented for the excellent study represented

by the reorganization proposal. Mr. Morris agreed.



Motion by Mr. Bilbray, seconded by Mr. Hug, carried without

dissent that a letter of commendation be sent to the Com-

mittee.



39. Request for Waiver of Requirement of Nevada Constitution



Mr. Bilbray requested that consideration be given to grant-

ing a waiver of a UNLV requirement of one credit in the

Nevada Constitution, based on a request from Clive Hickman,

a student at UNLV.



Dr. Baepler stated that this student had been informed that

he may satisfy this requirement by successfully challenging

the course or by taking it through correspondence. Dr. Zorn

agreed, stating that an investigation reveals this student

has received an unusual number of waivers of requirements

already and he did not recommend additional waivers.



Mr. Mc Dermott moved that the request for waiver of this

requirement be denied. Motion seconded by Mr. Morris, car-

ried with Mr. Bilbray opposing.



40. Policy Concerning Acknowledgement of Gifts



Chancellor Humphrey reported that in 1964, the Board direct-

ed that "a gift to the University of Nevada can be accepted

only by the Board of Regents." In conformity with that pol-

icy gifts are acknowledged by the Secretary of the Board,

often duplicating acknowledgements at the Campus level.



Chancellor Humphrey recommended that the Presidents continue

to acknowledge gifts received by their Divisions and that

receipt of such gifts continue to be reported to the Board

of Regents for acceptance but that the practice of sending

acknowledgements from the Board of Regents be discontinued

except for gifts of $1000 or more or those of special inter-

est to the Board.



Motion by Mrs. Knudtsen, seconded by Miss Thompson, carried

without dissent that the above recommendation be approved.



41. Baccalaureate Degree Program in Nursing, UNR



President Miller reported that UNR has received notifica-

tion from the Board of Review for Baccalaureate and Higher

Degree Programs of the National League for Nursing of con-

tinuing accreditation to UNR's baccalaureate degree program

in Nursing. He noted that this continuation of accredita-

tion is significant and the next accreditation visit in

Nursing will not occur until Spring of 1979.



42. Regional Medical Program



President Miller endorsed a recommendation by Dean George

T. Smith that the School of Medical Sciences be designated

as the planning and development agency for the Regional

Medical Program in Nevada (recommendation contained in Ref.

KK, filed with permament minutes). Chancellor Humphrey

recommended approval.



Motion by Mr. Hug, seconded by Mr. Morris, carried without

dissent that the above recommendation be approved.



43. Approval of Purchase in Excess of $5000, UNR



Mr. Pine requested authorization to enter into an agreement

with the B & L Disposal Company for garbage collection for

$1325 per month. He noted that the disposal company pro-

viding the service has received a 300% increase in present

rates; however, this arrangement will establish an annual

garbage collection charge approximating the present fee.

President Miller and Chancellor Humphrey recommended ap-

proval.



Motion by Mr. Mc Dermott, seconded by Dr. Anderson, carried

without dissent that the above recommendation be approved.



44. Status Report of Capital Improvements



A status report on UNS Capital Improvements, under the

jurisdiction of the Nevada State Planning Board, was dis-

tributed with the agenda.



45. Approval of Purchase in Excess of $5000, UNLV



President Zorn reported that bids were opened May 14 for the

purchase of 8 non-programmable and 8 programmable electronic

calculators and 4 card readers. Complete bids were received

from two firms with Wang Laboratories making an alternate

bid:



Wang Laboratories, Tewksburg, Mass $26,999

Alternate Bid 40,052

Monroe, Inc., Las Vegas 28,778



Dr. Zorn noted that the Wang Laboratories' low bid did not

meet specifications and recommended that the bid be awarded

to Monroe, Inc., Las Vegas, for $28,778. Chancellor

Humphrey concurred.



Motion by Mr. Mc Dermott, seconded by Miss Thompson, carried

without dissent that the above recommendation be approved.



46. Transfer of Funds, ECC



Chancellor Humphrey recommended approval of the following

transfer of funds:



#20 $13,440 from Contingency Reserve to Instruction, Pro-

fessional Salaries. The 1970-71 Work Program was

developed on the assumption of 150 FTE students. 182

FTE students enrolled. These additional students have

generated the need for additional part time instruc-

tors and this transfer provides the needed funds.



Mr. Hug moved approval. Motion seconded by Mr.

Bilbray, carried without dissent.



Chancellor Humphrey reported the following transfers for

information:



#21 $1000 from Contingency Reserve to Administration,

Operating, to provide sufficient funds for the bal-

ance of the 1970-71 fiscal year.



#22 $1500 from Contingency Reserve to Administration,

Wages, to provide sufficient funds for the balance

of the 1970-71 fiscal year.



#23 $1450 from Contingency Reserve to Library Wages to

provide sufficient funds for the balance of the

1970-71 fiscal year.



47. Community College Division



President Donnelly submitted a report and recommendations

for the Community College Division, specifying plans for

the service areas of each of the 3 Colleges: Elko, present-

ly in operation, Western Nevada and Clark County, planned

to open in Fall, 1971, and the programs to be offered by

each. He noted that the 3 Colleges will follow 5 basic

programs: occupational education, University parallel edu-

cation, community services education, developmental educa-

tion, and a strong counseling and guidance program. To

implement the 2 new Colleges, President Donnelly requested

approval of the following recommendations:



(1) The Administrative Offices for Western Nevada Community

College be assigned in Carson City;



(2) An Executive Vice President for that College not be

employed at this time, due to budgetary restrictions,

and the duties be assigned to Leon Van Doren, Curricu-

lum Specialist in the Office of the President, CCD; and



(3) The Administrative Offices for Clark County Community

College be placed in the facilities to be leased from

the Review-Journal located on Main Street in Las Vegas.



(Copy of President Donnelly's report filed with permanent

minutes.) Chancellor Humphrey recommended approval.



Mr. Bilbray moved approval, seconded by Dr. Anderson, car-

ried without dissent.



48. Security Disclaimer



Chancellor Humphrey recommended approval of the following

resolution:



RESOLUTION #71-13



BE IT RESOLVED that each of the following Regents who

are citizens of the United States will not require,

nor will have, and can be effectively denied, access

to classified information in the possession of the

organization and does not occupy a position that would

enable him to affect adversely the organization's

policies or practices in the performance of contracts

for the Government:



Paul D. Mc Dermott William W. Morris

Helen R. Thompson Mel Steninger



Mr. Hug moved approval. Motion seconded by Mr. Bilbray,

carried without dissent.



49. Transfer to Cover Deficit, UNR



Mr. Pine reported that General University Extension, Con-

tinuing Education had the following balances as of May 6,

1971:



Deficit Account: 1-1-62-7001 Stead Dining Com.($14,082.04)

Deficit Account: 1-1-62-7052 Stead Apartments 10,191.89

Net Balance of Accounts ($ 3,890.15)



Mr. Pine requested that $14,082.04 deficit be partially

funded by transfer of the $10,191.89 surplus and the re-

maining deficit be covered from Operations through June 30,

1971. President Miller and Chancellor Humphrey recommended

approval.



Mr. Bilbray moved approval. Motion seconded by Mr. Mc

Dermott, carried without dissent.



50. Augmentation of 1970-71 Budget, UNR



A. President Miller requested Board of Regents approval to

seek Governor O'Callaghan's permission to augment the

1970-71 Work Program for UNR by $33,925. This request

is necessitated by the following factors:



(1) The 1971 Legislature passed S. B. 49 wherein the

University is to pay 100% of the employees' Health

and Accident Insurance. This becomes effective

with the June payment and will amount to $7500 for

the month.



(2) The 1971 Legislature granted and funded a 5% salary

increase for all classified employees retroactive

to January 1, 1971. It is the University's policy

to provide technical employees the same salary in-

crease as classfied employees; however, the Legis-

lature did not appropriate the funds for the tech-

nical employees salary increase. This will cost

$14,535.



(3) In the conversion of employment contracts from A

(12-months) to B (academic years) it is necessary

to pay accumulated annual leave. All employees

who are converting from an A to a B contract are

taking the month of June off on annual leave and

only the balance remaining as of June 30, 1971

will have to be paid. This will cost $11,890.



Approved the 1970-71 Work Program estimates for non-

appropriated revenue and revised estimates based upon

actual collections and known receivables and the dif-

ference between these two figures were illustrated in

Ref. RR (filed with permanent minutes). Actual collec-

tions are estimated to exceed the original 1970-71 Work

Program estimate by $64,656 for UNR, thereby providing

sufficient money to fund this augmentation. Chancellor

Humphrey recommended approval.



Mr. Hug moved approval. Motion seconded by Mr. Mc

Dermott, carried without dissent.



B. President Miller requested Board approval to seek per-

mission of the Director of the State Department of

Administration to augment the 1970-71 Work Program for

the Agricultural Experiment Station and the Cooperative

Extension Service by $56,930 and $29,502 respectively.

Revenue sources were illustrated in Ref. SS, filed with

permament minutes. Provisions for granting such a re-

quest are made in Chapter 659, Section 6, of the 1969

Statutes of Nevada. In developing a Work Program for

the Experiment Station and the Cooperative Extension

Service, it has been the policy to use the last actual

allocation from the Federal government as the estimate

for the next year. At the time the actual appropriation

is known, permission to augment the spending authority

is requested. The 1970-71 actual allocation is now

known and serves as the basis for this request. The in-

creased funds are appropriated for special projects and

will be expended for these projects.



Chancellor Humphrey recommended approval.



Mr. Mc Dermott moved approval. Motion seconded by Mrs.

Knudtsen, carried without dissent.



51. Interim Rules and Disciplinary Procedures



Mr. Hug moved that the Rules and Disciplinary Procedures as

adopted earlier be amended to insert a provision omitted

from the draft: that is, that Section 9 under Procedures,

Paragraph A, the last two sentences be amended to read: The

Administrative Officer shall marshall and present the evi-

dence against the person charged. Such hearings shall be

closed to all persons other than General Hearing Officer,

the person charged and the Administrative Officer, a single

adviser for each of them, and witnesses while they are pre-

senting evidence. Motion seconded by Mr. Mc Dermott, car-

ried without dissent.



The meeting adjourned at 4:45 P.M. and reconvened on Saturday,

May 29, 1971, at 8:05 A.M. with all Regents and Officers who were

present the previous day again in attendance except for Miss

Thompson.



52. Appearance by UNR Students



At the request of Tony M. Victoria, transmitted through

President Miller, 3 students from the College of Arts and

Science, UNR, appeared on behalf of the Wildlife Biology

students. The purpose of their visit, as explained by Mrs.

Carleen Evjen, was to express their concern over the inte-

gration of the Wildlife Biology Program in the College of

Agriculture's Renewable Natural Resources Program.



53. Work Program for General University Operation for 1971-72



Chancellor Humphrey presented 3 documents which he request-

ed be consulted while discussing the proposed Work Program:



(1) Transmittal Letter with the Work Program document;



(2) Data on Student Fees, Western State Public Universi-

ties, 1970-71 and 1971-72; and



(3) Faculty Load Study, Fall, 1970, for UNR and UNLV.



Mr. Jacobsen reported that a petition had been received

from UNR students in protest to the proposed increase in

the out-of-state tuition (petition on file in Chancellor's

Office).



Chancellor Humphrey reviewed the recommendations contained

in the letter of transmittal, noting that the following

assumptions were used in developing his recommendations for

the 1971-72 Work Program:



Revenue



(1) The Registration Fee at UNR and UNLV will remain at

$130 per semester for full-time students (UNR - 7

credits or more, UNLV - 9 credits or more), and $16

per credit for part-time students.



(2) Tuition for non-residents (assessed full-time students

only) at UNR and UNLV will be $600 per semester in

addition to the registration fee. This is a $200 in-

crease over 1970-71.



(3) The Registration Fee at the Community Colleges will be

$8 per credit (a $2 increase) and the tuition for non-

residents will be $5 per credit in addition to the

Registration Fee. Tuition is not presently charged by

the Community Colleges.



(4) All tuition and fee waivers are to be abolished and

100% collection is assumed. A grants-in-aid program

replaces the fee waiver concept.



President Zorn recommended that allocation for grants-

in-aid at UNLV be increased by $35,620, double that

presently proposed for registration fees, with $20,000

to come from salary savings and the balance from the

UNLV Contingency Reserve. Distribution of these addi-

tional grants-in-aid would be in conformity with the

percentage allocations approved earlier for fee waiv-

ers. (Note: Allocation of in-state and out-of-state

fee waivers approved for 1970-71 academic year at UNLV

were: Music - 20%, Athletics - 50%, and Other - 30%).



Chancellor Humphrey stated that if this is approved

for UNLV and not for UNR, it perhaps results in an

inequity which the Board should take into consideration

in making its decision. Also, he cautioned that this

kind of action might create an unnecessary problem with

the Legislature.



Mr. Bilbray moved that the grants-in-aid allocation to

UNLV be increased by $35,620 with the resulting grants-

in-aid to be divided between Athletics and Other areas

as stipulated by President Zorn. Motion seconded by

Mr. Morris.



Chancellor Humphrey stated that he did not recommend

an increase in the number of waivers (grants-in-aid)

now authorized; however, if it were to be done this

was the correct procedure.



Mr. Steninger stated that he was opposed to taking

money from other areas for additional grants-in-aid

when the Administration has stated that this money is

needed in those other areas. Mrs. Knudtsen agreed.



Motion carried with the following roll call vote:



Yes - Dr. Anderson, Mr. Bilbray, Mr. Hug, Mr.

Morris, Mr. Mc Dermott

No - Mr. Steninger, Mrs. Knudtsen

Abstain - Mr. Jacobsen



(5) Revenue from the Federal subvention for Land Grant

Colleges has been reduced from $207,000 for 1970-71

to $150,000 for 1971-72 based on information as to

probable appropriation by Congress. This is divided

$84,000 or 56% to UNR and $66,000 or 44% to UNLV.

This division is consistent with the way the 1971-73

budget was approved.



(6) All UNR and UNLV Divisions having Federal and other

research grants and contracts earn "indirect cost"

payments to offset overhead expenses of administering

the projects. Currently, the indirect cost payment is

divided 25% to General University Operation, 50% to a

research development fund and 25% to the Department

conducting the research. The 1971-72 Work Program

budgets 75% to General University Operation, 12 1/2%

to a separate research development fund and 12 1/2% to

the Department conducting the research. DRI has been

allocating 95% of earned indirect cost to DRI general

operations and 5% to an account controlled by the

principal investigator. The DRI practice is to con-

tinue.



President Miller recommended that the allocation of

indirect cost payments remain as presently administered

at UNR; that is, 25% to General University Operation,

50% to a research development fund and 25% to the De-

partment conducting the research. He proposed that if

the present allocation is continued, he would arrange

to recover a large share into the President's Office,

thereby permitting greater discretion in the allocation

of funds than would be permissible under the Chancel-

lor's recommendation.



Chancellor Humphrey explained the rationale in making

his recommendation for a 75% allocation to General

University Operation, pointing out that the indirect

costs which are being reimbursed in this manner are

being paid directly from Fund 01 - General University

Operation, and therefore, reimbursement should be

made to the same account.



Mr. Steninger moved approval of the Chancellor's rec-

ommendation. Motion seconded by Mr. Mc Dermott, car-

ried with the following roll call vote:



Yes - Dr. Anderson, Mr. Jacobsen, Mr. Morris,

Mr. Mc Dermott, Mr. Steninger

No - Mr. Hug, Mrs. Knudtsen



Abolition of Evening Division



The Evening Division has been abolished at both UNR and UNLV

and absorbed into the regular budget. Classes will still be

offered during the evening but on an "extended day" basis

and counted as part of the load of a faculty member and his

Department. In recognition of the problems which could

result from not having sufficient faculty to offer desired

extra courses, especially for part-time students, an account

has been funded titled "Extended Day Program Supplement".

This is a transfer account available to supplement profes-

sional salary budgets of Departments with part-time faculty

or "overload" payments to regular faculty. If necessary

this transfer account can be supplemented during the year

from the Contingency Reserve.



Intercollegiate Athletics



In order to reduce the opportunity for misunderstanding

concerning the Intercollegiate Athletic Program, all pro-

gram costs paid from the General University Operation Fund

are shown under a separate functional category. This in-

cludes: (a) Coaches' salaries (that part of their annual

effort devoted to coaching, balance is shown in Instruction

and Departmental Research), (b) The salaries of the Di-

rector of Intercollegiate Athletics and any other persons

working in this area (trainers, publicity writers, clerical,

etc.), (c) Operating expense, and (d) Grants-in-Aid for

payment of registration fees and tuition of athletes. Not

included here are the student fees and game receipts which

are recorded separately as Estimative Budget.



Nevada Technical Institute, UNR



The programs of the Nevada Technical Institute have been

divided as follows: Food Service Management, Nursing (AA),

Radiation Technology and Office Administration will be of-

fered by the Western Nevada Community College as previously

directed by the Board. It is recommended that Engineering

Design Technology and Electrical Engineering Technology

programs be administered by the College of Engineering and

the Law Enforcement Program be administered, at least tem-

porarily, by the College of Arts and Science. The position

of Director and two clerical positions are recommended to

be discontinued. The incumbents are recommended for place-

ment as feasible within the System, acknowledging the status

of their appointments.



President Miller recommended that NTI be allowed to remain

as a unit for one more year under the supervision of the

Director. He stated that the phasing out of the 3 remain-

ing programs needs to be handled by an Administrator and,

if the proposal to move the Engineering Design and Electri-

cal Engineering Technology programs to 4 year status is

approved, someone will be required to carry these forward

to a Phase II presentation.



Dr. Anderson moved approval of President Miller's recommen-

dation. Motion seconded by Mrs. Knudtsen, lost with two

affirmative and six opposing votes.



Mr. Steninger moved approval of the Chancellor's recommen-

dation. Motion seconded by Mr. Hug, carried with one op-

posing vote.



Sabbatical Leaves



Faculty granted sabbatical leaves for 1971-72 have been

budgeted as follows: If faculty member has a one semester

leave (and therefore receives full salary for his leave)

.50 FTE has been removed from his Departmental budget and

charged to the Sabbatical Leave account. If he has a year's

leave (and therefore receives 2/3 salary) .67 FTE has been

removed from his Departmental budget and charged to the

Sabbatical Leave account and .33 FTE and 1/3 of his salary

remains in the Departmental budget. In the first instance

no supplement is provided the Department to replace the

faculty member on leave and in the second instance the

Department has 1/3 of the budgeted salary to use toward

replacement of the Professor on leave. In this case part-

time faculty or Graduate Assistants may be employed.



Graduate Assistants (Fellows)



Graduate Assistants' salaries are budgeted at $2500 per

academic year; however, in certain cases $2700 or $2900

is the actual salary paid. No Graduate Assistant salary

supplement account has been budgeted and each Department

will be responsible for the total salary paid.



It is recommended that annual employment contracts for

Graduate Assistants be discontinued and that they be re-

tained on a semester basis by Letter of Appointment, sub-

ject to continuation the second semester if their work has

been satisfactory and there is continued need for their

services.



President Miller stated that although he had not opposed

this change when discussed earlier, he has learned that a

one semester Letter of Appointment causes some problems

and requested that he be permitted to offer full year con-

tracts in some cases.



Dr. Zorn suggested there may be some embarrassment to re-

cruiting and suggested that the Letter of Appointment be

accompanied by a letter stating that the Letter of Appoint-

ment would normally be renewed for the second semester

based on satisfactory service.



Mr. Steninger moved approval of the Chancellor's recommen-

dation that one semester Letters of Appointment be used

accompanied by a letter of intent to renew based on satis-

factory service. Motion seconded by Dr. Anderson, carried

with two opposing votes.



Graduate Assistants paid either $2500, $2700 or $2900 per

academic year have been assumed to be devoting 20 hours per

week to their assignment. Occasionally, these positions

have been divided among two students and each part-time

Graduate Assistant received a full tuition and registration

fee waiver. Chancellor Humphrey recommended and the budget

reflects, that starting Fall, 1971, the grant-in-aid which

accompanies Graduate Assistant employment be proportional

to the semester salary. This would result in each Graduate

Assistant position receiving only one full grant-in-aid

regardless of how many students were employed in the single

position.



Chancellor Humphrey withdrew his recommendation contained

in the transmittal letter that grants-in-aid for tuition

and fees for Graduate Assistants be paid from the same fund

as their salaries.



Teaching Loads



The goals for each University was a student-faculty ratio of

20:1; and average teaching load of 12 credits per semester,

not more than 2 credits of which were in independent study;

and a continuation of the 1970-71 average class size of 28.6

students in regularly scheduled classes and 5.7 students in

independent study classes. Variations from this goal among

the Colleges, and among Departments within Colleges, occur

for a variety of reasons. Information concerning the assum-

ed 1971-72 teaching load for each Department and a summary

for each College and University is shown in Work Program.



As noted above, University-wide goals were used but there

has been no agreement concerning application of this goal

to various Colleges and Departments although it is generally

agreed that different teaching loads are feasible in dif-

ferent academic disciplines. Additional effort must be

devoted to a determination of teaching load expectations

for Colleges and Departments and to the adequacy of the

number of credits taught as the basic measurement of load.

Also subject to further study is the percentage of time of

Department Chairmen which might be considered administrative

and, therefore, not counted in a student-faculty ratio de-

termination. All of these problems must of necessity await

further study and have no bearing on the way this Work Pro-

gram was developed.



New Programs



In conformity with the appropriations, new instructional

programs at the Community College level will be started this

Autumn in Western Nevada and Clark County. These programs

will function without the benefit of a Campus in whatever

facilities can be secured.



Authorization to start a baccalaureate program in Nursing

at UNLV has been requested and is endorsed. This program

had previously been approved by the Board of Regents, sub-

ject to budget authorization, and a special appropriation

was passed by the Legislature for this program.



No new programs are requested at UNR due to budgetary

limitations.



Unsponsored Research



In 1970-71, UNLV had a $50,000 budget in Statewide Programs

for stimulation of research and both UNR and UNLV had access

to earned indirect cost monies which were allocated outside

the budget. The separate UNLV budget was not appropriated.

I have included $25,000 in both UNR and UNLV as a special

account for the stimulation of research projects by teach-

ing faculty. Decision as to division of this money will be

made by each President and appropriate sub-accounts estab-

lished.



Special Problems at UNR



(1) The System budget increase FY 72 or FY 71 is 13.5% as

approved by the Legislature and before adjustment to

accommodate the change in handling grants-in-aid. The

division of this increase among the 4 divisions was not

uniform: UNR - 3.0%, UNLV - 22.4%, CCD - 315.9% and

DRI - 31.1%. The problem of adjustment of the UNR

budget has been briefly stated in a memorandum dis-

tributed April 23, 1971 by President Miller. (See

Attachment A to Work Program.)



In developing his recommendation for the 1971-72 Work

Program, President Miller instructed all Colleges and

other administrative units to absorb a 5% cut from

their 1970-71 level of support. This was done in many

cases by reducing the operating budget (i. e. supplies,

equipment, in-state travel) or by reducing the salary

budget where positions have been vacant or will become

vacant at the end of the fiscal year due to resigna-

tions or retirement.



This method of budgeting leaves a great deal to be

desired. It appears to assume the equal utility of

all programs and the reliability of present year allo-

cations as guide to next year's needs. The most that

can be said for this technique is that it perhaps keeps

everyone equally unhappy and it is possible within the

time limitations necessary to adopt the new fiscal

year's Work Program.



(2) In the Accounting and Information Systems Department of

the College of Business Administration, President

Miller recommended using one FTE faculty member on loan

from Mechanical Engineering. This is endorsed and rec-

ognized in the budget. In addition, one additional FTE

faculty is recommended over the number included in

President Miller's recommendation. The teaching load

data reveals the rationale followed. President Miller

had also recommended use of .75 FTE from Mechanical

Engineering in the Mathematics Department. This, too,

is endorsed and recognized in the budget. In such

cases, administrative control of the loaned faculty

remains with the original Department; however, the

receiving Department is responsible for the courses

taught.



(3) In the College of Education, faculty have previously

been budgeted full-time in one Department but frequent-

ly used to advantage by another Department requiring

their teaching services. This practice has been rec-

ognized in the budget and the teaching load data ad-

justed accordingly.



(4) The UNR Administration and faculty are to be commended

for their willingness to shift faculty when needed and

the adjustments noted above are quite helpful. Addi-

tional review of some Departments appears justified.

For example, in the College of Education one Depart-

ment has quite a light teaching load and another a

heavier than average teaching schedule. In such cases,

if faculty are adequately cross-qualified, adjustments

should be made and should be reflected in the budget.

The justification of teaching loads and the utilization

of Graduate Assistants in the Physical Sciences needs

to be examined. Many situations need to be examined

carefully before the 1972-73 Work Program is prepared.



(5) The position of Dean of the College of Engineering is

currently vacant due to the promotion of Dr. James

Anderson to Academic Vice President. For several years

there have been discussions concerning the possible

amalgamation of the College of Engineering and the

Mackay School of Mines. Since the Engineering Dean's

position is now being filled on an acting basis within

the College, and since Dean Vernon Scheid of the Mackay

School of Mines is assumed to retire at the end of FY

1971-72, further consideration of the consolidation

should be given during 1971-72. If a conclusion favor-

ing consolidation is reached, then recruitment for one

Dean could proceed taking into consideration the total

responsibility. The position of Dean of the College of

Engineering is budgeted but it is recommended that this

position continue to be filled on an acting basis until

a decision is reached concerning consolidation.



(6) Nuclear Engineering has an exceptionally low student-

faculty ratio which results in a very high cost per

FTE student. It is understood that a College decision

has been made which prohibits admission of new graduate

students to this program. This does not reduce costs

in 1971-72 since the basic expense of operation (two

faculty and related expense) continues even though

there will be even fewer students. Some costs in this

Department have been reduced; e. g., reduction of the

Chairman to 10-month contract. During this Summer and

early Fall, study should be made of the various alter-

natives of deleting this program, or combining it with

some other program and reducing faculty, and a recom-

mendation made through channels to the Board of Regents

in sufficient time that action can be taken which would

be reflected in the 1972-73 Work Program.



(7) A strong case has been made for supplementation of the

operating budget (mainly for equipment) of the Geology-

Geography Department of the Mackay School of Mines.

An additional $10,000 has been provided. Budgeting

techniques for equipment require review, especially

in the physical sciences and the College of Engineer-

ing.



(8) DRI has been paying UNR for services (accounting, B & G

etc.). Part of this payment has been made by DRI sup-

plying part-time teaching faculty and a net payment in

cash to UNR results. Since this distorts the teaching

load-budget data, the total DRI payment is projected

for 1971-72 (based on actual 1970-71 experience) and

the teaching effort reflected in the Departments by

addition of FTE faculty.



12-Month and 10-Month Contracts



During the Governor's review of the University budget and

while the Legislative money committees were reaching a

conclusion, an issue developed concerning the number of

faculty in Instruction and Departmental Research on 12-

month rather than 10-month contracts. UNR has reduced the

number of such contracts for 1971-72. UNLV has discussed

increasing the number of contracts but has not yet submitted

a request to do so.



It is recommended that movement of faculty from 10-month

to 12-month contracts, or vice versa, be subject to individ-

ual review by the Board of Regents and that prior to devel-

opment of the 1972-73 Work Program all 12-month contracts be

subject to re-evaluation and a determination made concern-

ing continuance on the 12-month basis.



Desert Research Institute



Budgeting of the appropriated money for DRI involved alloca-

tion among the Centers and Laboratories to cover the sal-

aries of the administrative heads of those units and such

additional personnel as could be included. The complete

financial plan for DRI's 1971-72 operation will be presented

in July.



Comments Concerning UNLV



There are no significant differences between the President's

recommendation and the Chancellor's recommendation for UNLV.

In the Chancellor's proposal all reserve accounts have been

grouped under "Contingency Reserve" and would be subject to

the same restrictions as to transfer as is presently the

case. Fringe benefits are divided among the principal rec-

ommendation and were grouped in Administration and General

Expense in the President's compilation.



Of significance is the fact that the budget provides for

86 new positions and for very significant increases in the

number of support dollars per full-time equivalent faculty

member in Instruction and Departmental Research. This budg-

et must be viewed as a significant improvement for UNLV.



Chancellor Humphrey recommended approval of the Work Program

for 1971-72 as amended by earlier action and of the policies

stated above.



Mrs. Knudtsen moved approval. Motion seconded by Mr.

Steninger, carried without dissent.



54. Fee Structure, School of Medical Sciences



Chancellor Humphrey recalled that in February, 1971, the

Board approved a fee structure for the School of Medical

Sciences greater than for other UNR programs. The regis-

tration fee was established at $250 per semester ($130 for

other programs) and tuition at $750 per semester (approved

at $500 for other programs for the Fall of 1971). The

difference between the surcharge and the regular fee was

dedicated to a special fund for equipment for the School.



Chancellor Humphrey noted that approval of the recommenda-

tions contained in the Work Program provides for an addi-

tional increase of $100 in the out-of-state tuition to be

effective Fall, 1971, for a total of $600 per semester.

In order to retain the $250 surcharge for the School of

Medical Sciences, President Miller and Chancellor Humphrey

recommend that the tuition of the School of Medical Sciences

be established at $850 per semester, effective Fall, 1971.



Mr. Mc Dermott moved approval. Motion seconded by Dr.

Anderson, carried without dissent.



55. Waiver of Capital Improvement Fee



Chancellor Humphrey noted that at UNLV the Capital Improve-

ment Fee is waived only for those persons where it is a

condition of contract; i. e., faculty dependents and Gradu-

ate Assistants. At UNR this fee is waived for all persons

receiving a waiver of registration fees.



Chancellor Humphrey pointed out that the approval of the

recommendations contained in the Work Program abolishes

registration and tuition waivers, substituting a grant-in-

aid program. President Miller and Chancellor Humphrey

recommended that for 1971-72 the waiver of the Capital

Improvement Fee continue at UNR where it is a matter of

contract (faculty dependent, graduate fellows who are

employees) and for recipients of Intercollegiate Athletic

grants-in-aid, thereby allowing time for review of the

fee, the revenue which must be produced to meet bond

service and related matters.



Mr. Bilbray moved approval. Motion seconded by Mr. Hug,

carried without dissent.



The meeting adjourned at 11:00 A.M.



Respectfully submitted,



Bonnie M. Smotony

Secretary

05-28-1971