06/04/1907

UCCSN Board of Regents' Meeting Minutes
June 4-5, 1907
 







06-04-1907

Volume OC - Pages 458-462



                         Reno, Nevada

                         June 4, 1907



At the meeting of the Board of Regents held at 9:30 A.M., Tues-

day, June 4, 1907, all the members of the Board were present.



The Academic Council had recommended to the President the follow-

ing candidates for graduation, June 5, 1907.  In accordance with

with their recommendation, I herewith present their names to the

Board of Regents as candidates for the following degrees and

diplomas:



    For the degree of Bachelor of Arts from the Department of

    Arts & Science:



        Louis Hirsh Goldstein

        Amy Jeanne Parker

        Teiko Yamaguchi



    For the degree of Bachelor of Science from the Department of

    Mines:



        Jay Arnold Carpenter (cum laude)

        Andrew Charles Curran

        Milan Davidovich

        James Jason Hart

        Miles Bryce Kennedy

        Robert William Sawyer

        Joseph Dursang Scott

        Fred Bruce Stewart

        Walter Ethelbert Weddle



    For the degree of Bachelor of Science from the Department of

    Mechanical Engineering:



        James Dwight Leavitt

        George Delafield Powers

        Frank Leroy Peterson

        Leland Standford Weathers



    For the degree of Bachelor of Science from the Department of

    Civil Engineering:



        Francis Robert O'Leary



    For a Normal Diploma entitling the holder to a State

    Teacher's Certificate of Grammar Grade:



        Edyth Lyle Abal

        Anna Dorcas Bonnifield

        Helena Theresa Crane

        Katie Kling Drown

        Jessie Willa Evans

        Margaret Estelle Hinch

        Bessie Green Keith

        Veronica Leehy

        Honor Marie Mc Namara

        Buelah Alice Morgan

        Olive Ogilvie

        Elizabeth Esther Rand

        Susanna Rand

        Irene Rousch

        May Beatrice Wilson

        Viva Jannie Wilson



    For a Master of Science Degree:



        Laura Frances Mc Dermott



    For a Master of Arts Degree, honoris causa:



        Rose Viola Stewart Berry



    For a Mining Engineering Degree:



        William Maxwell Kearney



On motion of Regent Lewers, seconded by Regent Sunderland, all

the candidates for graduation named above were approved.



On motion of Regent Lewers, seconded by Regent Sunderland,

the resignation of H. W. Baker as Professor of Civil Engineering

to take effect August 31st, 1907 was accepted.



On motion of Regent Souchereau, seconded by Regent Lewers, the

resignation of T. W. Freeman as Instructor of Mechanical Engi-

neering was accepted, the same to take effect August 31st, 1907.



On motion of Regent Lewers, seconded by Regent Sunderland, the

recommendation of the President, approved by the Executive Com-

mittee of the Faculty, that Mr. Herbert Wynford Hill be appointed

Professor of English, to take effect September 1st, 1907, at a

salary of ($2000) Two Thousand dollars for the first year,

($2200) Two Thousand Two Hundred dollars for the second year,

and ($2400) Two Thousand Four Hundred dollars for the third year

was adopted.



Judge G. F. Talbot, Chairman of the Honorary Board of Visitors,

met with the Regents and discussed with the Board matters re-

ferring to the best interests of the University.



The salaries for the month of May were approved.



The Board took a recess until 8:30 P.M.



The Board met at 8:30 P.M., all members present.



On motion of Regent Henderson, seconded by Regent Souchereau,

the minutes of the informal meeting held on May 22nd were ap-

proved.  The following is a copy of the minutes of the informal

meeting:



An informal meeting of the Board of Regents was held on Wednes-

day evening, May 22, 1907, at 7:30 o'clock at the Office of

Oscar J. Smith, Chairman.  All the members were present, except

J. E. Souchereau.  This meeting was called on short notice to

consider a few matters that had to be attended to right away,

so there was no time to notify Mr. Souchereau so that he could

get here.



1.  The action of President Stubbs in ordering 100 tons of coal

    to be delivered in July was approved.



2.  The purchase of 632 opera house chairs at $400 to be deliv-

    ered F. O. B. Gymnasium, was approved.



3.  On motion of Regent Henderson, seconded by Regent Sunderland,

    President Stubbs was authorized to obtain an option from Mrs.

    J. N. Evans on the plot of ground which was originally as-

    signed to the University by Mr. J. N. Evans, at a price some-

    where between $150 and $750 per acre, this option to extend

    two years from this date.  This plot of ground, as shown on

    the map prepared by Mr. Evans, approximates 5.8 acres.



4.  On motion of Regent Henderson, seconded by Regent Sunderland,

    Regent Charles R. Lewers was requested to prepare a resolu-

    tion of thanks to Mr. Clarence H. Mackay for his recent gifts

    to the University.  This resolution is to be read at the

    Regents' meeting on June 4th.



5.  On motion of Regent Henderson, seconded by Regent Lewers, it

    was decided to call the Mining Engineering Department of the

    University as follows:



        The Mackay School of Mines of the University of Nevada



No further business, the meeting adjourned.



The members of the Board then took up informally, the question

of giving members leaves of absence to accept other positions or

to pursue other work while enjoying leaves of absence.  Sentiment

of the Board was against practice.



After a full discussion respecting the policy of giving the

members of the faculty leaves of absence, the following resolu-

tion of Regent Lewers, seconded by Regent Henderson, was passed:



    RESOLVED, that Professor Thurtell be invited to return to

    the University as Professor of Mathematics at a salary of

    $2400 per year, and, to devote his entire time to University

    work.



On motion of Regent Lewers, seconded by Regent Souchereau, the

matter of fixing the salaries was laid over until the next meet-

ing of the Board.



The following claims for the month of June were approved:



    Contingent Fund & Interest Account



        May Payroll - P & I                    $1758.37

        May Payroll - Students                   453.40

                                    Total      $2211.77



    Agricultural & Mechanical College



        May Payroll                            $1927.49

        Geo. H. Taylor                            74.42

                                    Total      $2001.91



No further business, the meeting adjourned to meet at the call

of the Chairman.



                             John Sunderland Jr.

                             Acting Chairman



Geo. H. Taylor

Secretary