05/31/1922

  

UCCSN Board of Regents' Meeting Minutes
May 31, 1922
 



05-31-1922
Volume OE - Pages 325-326

                         Reno, Nevada
                         May 31, 1922

The Regents met in the Office of President Clark at 10 o'clock
May 31, 1922.  There were present Mr. Pratt, Mrs. Hood, Judge
Talbot and Mr. North; also President Clark and Comptroller
Gorman.

The minutes of the meeting of May 16, 1922 were approved, Mrs.
Hood making the motion.  Vote:

    Mr. North            Aye
    Judge Talbot         Aye
    Mrs. Hood            Aye
    Mr. Pratt            Aye

List No. 22 of State Claims Nos. 207 and 217 for the net sum of
$21,151.36, and List No. 5, covering Regents Checks Nos. 2034
to 2041 for the net sum of $35,313.17, were, upon motion of Mrs.
Hood, approved.  Vote:

    Mr. North            Aye
    Judge Talbot         Aye
    Mrs. Hood            Aye
    Mr. Pratt            Aye

Upon the recommendation of President Clark, the resignation of
Miss Florence Hillhouse as Secretary of the State Hygienic Labo-
ratory and Pure Food and Drugs Division was accepted, to be
effective June 1, 1922.  Mr. North made the motion.  Vote:

    Mr. North            Aye
    Judge Talbot         Aye
    Mrs. Hood            Aye
    Mr. Pratt            Aye

The Azro E. Cheney memorial by the Nevada Bar Association was
ordered filed.

Upon the recommendation of President Clark, the following in-
creases in salary and, in two instances, rank, were approved:

To take effect September 1, 1922:

    Miss Williamson from $100 to $110 per month
    H. E. Higgins from general funds, $200 for instruction
        during the months September to April inclusive, in
        addition to the regular salary of $2400 from State
        Mining Laboratory funds

To take effect July 1, 1922:

    Miss Beckwith, from $1800 to $2000
    Miss Sissa, from $2000 to $2500
    George W. Sears, from $2750 to $3000
    J. F. G. Hicks, Jr., from $2400 to $2700
    S. W. Wilcox, from $2750 to $3000
    F. W. Traner, from $2750 to $3000 (owning to his leave
        of absence, this does not take effect until January
        1st, next)
    Miss Detraz, from $2250 to $2400 and an Assistant Professor-
        ship
    Miss Pope, from $2250 to $2400
    Stanley G. Palmer, from $3000 to $3300
    A. E. Hill, from $3250 to $3350
    A. E. Turner, from $2750 to $3000
    Miss Riegelhuth, from $2400 to $2700
    S. C. Feemster, from $2250 to $2500
    F. H. Sibley, from $3750 to $4000
    C. H. Kent, from $2250 to $2500
    Miss Sameth, from $2400 to $2700
    Miss Somers, from $2100 to $2250 and an Assistant Professor-
        ship
    G. B. Blair, from $2250 to $2500

Mr. North made the motion.  Vote:

    Mr. North            Aye
    Judge Talbot         Aye, excepting the vote of $2500 to
                              Miss Sissa as being too large a
                              proportional increase under
                              present conditions of lowered
                              price tendencies, and excepting
                              any increase at this time to
                              Professors Sears and Turner, as
                              they have already been increased
                              within the year.  The Judge does

                              not wish to go on record as being
                              against increases, but merely as
                              against increases being granted
                              too frequently.
    Mrs. Hood            Aye
    Mr. Pratt            Aye

Upon the recommendation of Director Doten, President Clark rec-
ommended the following salary increases for Station staff mem-
bers:

    M. R. Miller, from $2850 to $3000, Adams Fund
    George Hardman, from $1600 to $1700, Adams Fund
    Martha Ryan, from $1380 to $1500, Hatch Fund

Mrs. Hood made the motion.  Vote:

    Mr. North            Aye
    Judge Talbot         Aye
    Mrs. Hood            Aye
    Mr. Pratt            Aye

Regent Pratt withdrew.

President Clark read a letter of appreciation from the Washing-
ton office of the Veterans' Bureau thanking this University of
Nevada for waiving its entrance requirement in the case of
Veterans' Bureau men.

President Clark recommended the appointment of Samuel B. Doten
as editor of a history of the University to be prepared and
ready probably for distribution at the semi-centennial celebra-
tion of this University in 1924.  Mr. North made the motion.
Vote:

    Mr. North            Aye
    Judge Talbot         Aye
    Mrs. Hood            Aye

After some discussion it was informally understood that President
Clark should budget to Mr. Doten such reasonable amounts as he
might need for necessary expenses in connection with the prepara-
tion of the manuscript of this history.

Adjourned.

Carolyn M. Beckwith
Secretary