06/8/1946
UCCSN Board of Regents' Meeting Minutes
June 8-9, 1946
 



06-08-1946
Volume 5 - Pages 472-482

                       REGENTS MEETING
                        June 8, 1946

The regular Commencement meeting of the Board of Regents was
called by Chairman Ross at 9:20 A.M. in the President's office.
Present:  Regents Henningsen, Mc Namee, Sheerin, Sirkegian, Ross;
Comptroller Gorman and President Moseley.

Motion of Mr. Sheerin that the reading of the minutes of the
meeting of February 2, 1946, be dispensed with and that they be
approved as submitted, passed unanimously.

It was decided that newspaper reporters would be admitted to the
meetings but that, when matters of a confidential nature arose,
they would be asked to step out.

Mr. Alan Mc Gill of the Reno Evening Gazette and Mr. Robert Trego
of the Nevada State Journal sat in on parts of the meeting.

A.  Recommendations for Degrees

    Motion of Mrs. Henningsen that the following candidates, as
    approved by the University faculty at its meeting on June 6,
    1946, and previously approved by the respective College fac-
    ulties, be granted the indicated degrees and diplomas, passed
    unanimously:

    COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCE

    Bachelor of Arts

       *Mary D. Ancho                   Margie Nelle Mc Querry
        Isabel Wilson Blythe            Beth Peterson
        Kathleen Hamilton Blythe        Jacqueline Prescott
        Peggy Jane Boyle                Leo John Puccinelli
        Elizabeth Mason Butterworth     George Stone Ross
        William Franklin Cochran       *Valerie Agnes Scheeline
        Frances Ann Cook                Donald Inch Segerstrom
        Maribeth Elkins                 Florence Shakarian
        Shirley J. Bowen Fleming        May Luella Shinall
        Claude William Friel            Herbert Ray Smith
       *Georgianna Hicks               *Gloria Ladd Springer
        Emily Robinson Hilliard         Patricia Marie Traner
        June Conser Jones               Bobby Jo Sanford Walker
      **Vivian Cobia Martinson          Dennis Maurya Wogan
        Dorothy May Mason               Ethel Crouch Wright
        Robert Edward Mc Donough

    Bachelor of Science

       *Charlotte Ferris               *Mary E. Watts Moore
        Wilbur Grant Hedquist           Lawson Hobart Sullivan
        Vincent S. Keele                Delmar James Taylor
        Edward M. Moore                *Joseph William Weihe

    Bachelor of Science in Business Administration

        Genevieve Katherine Siri

    Bachelor of Science in Chemistry

        Jane Marie Mc Cuistion          Gordon Candee Mills

    COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURE

    Bachelor of Science in Agriculture

        Robert Russell Craig, Jr.       James S. Trail
        J. Kirk Day                     Clayston Wright Trigero
        Wilton B. Fryer

    Bachelor of Science in Home Economics

       *Frances Helen Burke             Myrl Adeline Nygren
        Elizabeth Louise Kirkley        Blanche Helen Parker
       *Maie Anabel Nygren

    COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING

    Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering

        William Jennings Wright

    Bachelor of Science in Mining Engineering

        Charles Lee Crow                Starr Mc W. Hill, Jr.

    ADVANCED DEGREES

    Master of Arts

        William Therrel Holt, Jr.

    Master of Science

        R. Keith Zeigler

       *Will receive, in addition, Teacher's Diploma of High
        School Grade.
      **Will receive, in addition, Teacher's Diploma of Grammar
        Grade.

B.  Recommendations on Personnel

    Administration

     1)  That, effective July 1, 1946, Dr. Robert S. Griffin be
         appointed as Dean of Men at his present salary, $4200
         per year.

    Biology

     2)  That, effective July 1, 1946, Dr. E. W. Lowrance be re-
         turned to active status as Associate Professor of Bi-
         ology at a salary of $3400 per year (see minutes of
         May 12, 1945).

    Chemistry

     3)  That, effective July 1, 1946, Dr. M. W. Deming be ad-
         vanced in rank from Associate Professor to Professor of
         Chemistry.

     4)  That, effective July 1, 1946, Dr. M. W. Deming be in-
         creased in salary from $3400 to $3600 per year.

     5)  That, effective September 1, 1946, 3 Graduate Fellows
         be employed at a stipend of $800 each, for the academic
         year, 1946-47, with freedom from tuition and fees, each
         Graduate Fellow to devote half time to teaching and half
         time to study, leading to the Master's degree.

    Economics, Business and Sociology

     6)  That, effective July 1, 1946, the leave of absence of
         Mr. Leondard E. Chadwick, Assistant Professor of Busi-
         ness, Economics and Sociology, be extended for one year,
         without pay, in order that he may continue his graduate
         study toward fulfilling the requirements for the Ph. D.
         degree.

     7)  That, effective July 1, 1946, Mr. Ellis Chadbourne be
         appointed as Instructor in Economics, Business and Soci-
         ology at a salary of $2600 for the academic year, 1946-
         47, in the place of Mr. Chadwick, on leave.

     8)  That, effective July 1, 1946, Mr. E. G. Sutherland,
         Associate Professor of Economics, Business and Sociol-
         ogy, be given temporary full time employment for the
         academic year, 1946-47, at a salary of $3200.

     9)  That, effective July 1, 1946, Miss Bette Poe be re-
         appointed as Instructor in Business Administration for
         the academic year, 1946-47, at a salary of $2000.

    10)  That, effective July 1, 1946, Mr. W. S. Palmer, Jr. be
         appointed as Instructor in Economics, Business and Soci-
         ology, at a salary of $2600.

    11)  That, effective February 1, 1947, Miss Grace Semenza be
         reappointed as Assistant in Sociology at a salary of
         $300 for the Spring semester, 1947.

    Engineering

    12)  That, effective July 1, 1946, Mr. Irving J. Sandorff,
         Professor of Electrical Engineering, be returned to
         active status and that his salary be increased from
         $3350 to $4000 per year.

    13)  That, effective July 1, 1946, Mr. Eldon C. Grafton,
         Associate Professor of Structural Engineering, be in-
         creased in salary from $3400 to $3600 per year.

    14)  That, effective July 1, 1946, the title of Dr. Everett
         Harris be changed from Associate Professor of Mechanical
         Engineering to Associate Professor of Electrical Engi-
         neering, at no change in salary.

    15)  That, effective July 1, 1946, Mr. J. R. Van Dyke be ap-
         pointed as Head of the Department of Mechanical Engi-
         neering, at no change in salary.

    English

    16)  That, effective July 1, 1946, Mr. John R. Butterworth,
         Instructor in English, be granted a leave of absence
         for the academic year, 1946-47, on half salary, $1200
         for the year, in order to continue graduate study.

    17)  That, effective February 1, 1946, the employment of Mrs.
         Harriet Spencer to teach an additional 3-hour section in
         English for the Spring semester, 1946, and the increase
         in salary from $400 to $600, be ratified.

    18)  That, effective February 1, 1946, the appointment of
         Mrs. J. D. Bibb as Assistant in English for the Spring
         semester, 1946, at a salary of $400, be ratified.

    19)  That, effective February 1, 1946, the appointment of Mr.
         Edwin Semenza as Assistant in English for the Spring
         semester, 1946, at a salary of $800, be ratified.

    20)  That, effective February 1, 1946, the appointment of
         Mrs. Maya Miller as Assistant in English for the Spring
         semester, 1946, at a salary of $800, be ratified.

    21)  That, effective July 1, 1946, Dr. Robert Hume be ap-
         pointed as Associate Professor of English for the aca-
         demic year, 1946-47, at a salary of $3600.

    22)  That, effective July 1, 1946, Mr. Maxwell D. Edwards be
         appointed as Instructor in English for the academic
         year, 1946-47 at a salary of $2600.

    23)  That, effective July 1, 1946, Dr. Clark M. Emery be ap-
         pointed as Assistant Professor of English at a salary
         of $2800 per year.

    24)  That, effective July 1, 1946, Mr. S. M. Vinocour be ap-
         pointed as Instructor in English for the academic year,
         1946-47, at a salary of $2300.

    25)  That, effective September 1, 1946, Mrs. Harriet Spencer
         be appointed as Assistant in English at a salary of $675
         for the Fall semester, 1946.

    26)  That, effective September 1, 1946, Mr. Edwin Semenza be
         appointed as Assistant in English at a salary of $450
         for the Fall semester, 1946.

    27)  That, effective September 1, 1946, Mrs. Maya Miller be
         appointed as Assistant in English at a salary of $675
         for the Fall semester, 1946.

    Food and Drugs - Weights and Measures - Petroleum Products

    28)  That, effective May 1, 1946, the resignation of Mr. J.
         M. Mc Leod, Inspector in Weights and Measures, be ac-
         cepted.  Mr. Mc Leod is entering private business.

    29)  That, effective July 1, 1946, Mr. L. E. Cobb, now em-
         ployed by the Food and Drug Department, be appointed as
         Inspector in Weights and Measures, in the place of Mr.
         Mc Leod, resigned, and that his salary be increased from
         $200 to $250 per month.

    30)  That, effective July 1, 1946, Mr. Edward L. Randall,
         Departmental Chemist, be increased in salary from $300
         to $325 per month.

    31)  That, effective June 1, 1946, Mr. Darrell Lemaire be ap-
         pointed as part-time Assistant in the Petroleum Products
         Laboratory, at a salary of $75 per month.

    Foreign Languages

    32)  That, effective July 1, 1946, Miss Mary Ancho be ap-
         pointed as Assistant in Foreign Languages for the aca-
         demic year, 1946-47, at a salary of $1800.

             (Mr. Andrew Morby will not return in the Fall.)

    Geology

    33)  That, effective July 1, 1946, Mr. Allan Cree be appoint-
         ed as Assistant Professor of Geology, at a base salary
         of $2700 per academic year, and one additional month
         with the S. Frank Hunt Foundation at $225.

    History and Political Science

    34)  That, effective July 1, 1946, Dr. Anatole G. Mazour be
         advanced in rank from Associate Professor to Professor
         of History and Political Science.

    35)  That, effective July 1, 1946, Dr. Anatole G. Mazour be
         increased in salary from $3000 to $4000 per year.

    Home Economics

    36)  That, effective September 1, 1946, Dr. Penelope Rice be
         appointed as Assistant in Home Economics at a salary of
         $800 for the academic year, 1946-47.

    37)  That, effective September 1, 1946, Miss Virginia Carroll
         be appointed as Assistant in Home Economics at a salary
         of $800 for the academic year, 1946-47.

    Hospital

    38)  That, effective April 1, 1946, the appointment of Dr.
         T. Claire Harper as University Physician, at a salary of
         $200 per month for the remainder of the semester, be
         ratified.  Dr. Harper spent 2 hours per day at the In-
         firmary.

    39)  That, effective September 15, 1946, Mrs. Petra Phillips
         be reappointed as Head Nurse at the Infirmary at a
         salary of $200 per month for 9 months.

    40)  That, effective September 15, 1946, Mrs. J. B. Lynch be
         reappointed as Assistant to the Head Nurse at a salary
         of $125 per month for 9 months.

    41)  That, effective September 15, 1946, Miss Vilma Hokhold,
         R. N., be appointed as relief Nurse at the Infirmary at
         a salary of $50 per month, plus room, board and out-of-
         state tuition.  Miss Hokhold will be a Freshman student
         at the University.

    Journalism

    42)  That, effective July 1, 1946, Mrs. Katharine Mergen be
         reappointed as Instructor in Journalism at her present
         salary, $2100, for the academic year, 1946-47.

    43)  That, effective upon his return to active status, July
         1, 1946, the salary of Mr. Charles T. Duncan, Instructor
         in Journalism, be increased from $2300 to $2600 per
         year.

    Mathematics

    44)  That, effective February 1, 1946, the appointment of
         Mrs. Loring R. Williams as Assistant in Mathematics, at
         a salary of $260 for the Spring semester, 1946, be rati-
         fied.

    45)  That, effective February 1, 1946, the appointment of
         Mrs. J. R. Van Dyke as Assistant in Mathematics at a
         salary of $650 for the Spring semester, 1946, be rati-
         fied.

    46)  That, effective July 1, 1946, Dr. O. G. Owens be ap-
         pointed as Assistant Professor of Mathematics at a sal-
         ary of $2800 per year.

    47)  That, effective July 1, 1946, Dr. J. V. Lewis be ap-
         pointed as Assistant Professor of Mathematics at a sal-
         ary of $2800 per year.

    48)  That, effective September 1, 1946, Miss Charlotte Ferris
         be appointed Assistant in Mathematics for the academic
         year, 1946-47, at a salary of $1800.

    49)  That, effective September 1, 1946, Mrs. J. R. Van Dyke
         be appointed as Assistant in Mathematics for the Fall
         semester, 1946, at a salary of $700.

    50)  That, effective September 1, 1946, Mrs. Loring R.
         Williams be appointed as Assistant in Mathematics for
         the Fall semester, 1946, at a salary of $300.

             (Keith Zeigler, Instructor, and J. C. C. Mc Kinsey,
             Assistant Professor, will not return next semester.)

    Nevada State Bureau of Mines

    51)  That, effective May 13, 1946, Mr. T. D. Overton be ap-
         pointed as a member of the staff of the State Bureau of
         Mines at a salary of $300 per month, on a month to month
         basis.

    Philosophy

    52)  That, effective July 1, 1946, Mr. Henry G. Bugbee be ap-
         pointed as Assistant Professor of Philosophy at a salary
         of $2800 per year.

    Physical Education for Women

    53)  That, effective July 1, 1946, Miss Jacquelyn Van
         Gaasbeek be appointed as Instructor in Physical Educa-
         tion for Women at a salary of $2400 for the academic
         year, 1946-47.

             (Miss Margery Turner will not be reappointed.)

    Physics

    54)  That, effective July 1, 1946, the resignation of Dr.
         Samuel B. Batdorf as Associate Professor of Physics
         be accepted.

    55)  That, effective May 13, 1946, Mr. Frank Inman be ap-
         pointed as Instructor and Instrument Maker in the De-
         partment of Physics at a salary of $2400 per year.

    Motion of Mr. Sheerin, that the above recommendations, 1 to
    55, inclusive, be approved, passed unanimously.

At 10:45 the Board recessed as a Board of Regents and convened
as a Board of Control for the Agricultural Experiment Station.

    Recommendations on Personnel

    1)  Motion of Mr. Sirkegian passed unanimously that, effec-
        tive July 1, 1946, Mr. Samuel B. Doten, Director of the
        Agricultural Experiment Station, be retired at $1800 per
        year, and that, in view of his long service, the Comp-
        troller be authorized to pay the difference between the
        earnings of his annuity policy and the above amount.

    2)  Motion of Mr. Mc Namee passed unanimously that, effective
        July 1, 1946, Mr. Charles E. Fleming be appointed as
        Director of the Agricultural Experiment Station at a
        salary of $5200 per year.

    3)  Motion of Mrs. Henningsen passed unanimously that, ef-
        fective July 1, 1946, Mr. William L. Hall be appointed
        as Assistant Superintendent of the Newland Field Station
        at Fallon, at a salary of $2700 per year with cottage
        provided, or $3000 per year in case a cottage cannot be
        provided.

At 11 A.M. the Board adjourned as a Board of Control for the
Agricultural Experiment Station and re-convened as a Board of
Regents.

C.  Recommendations on Policy

    1)  Motion of Mr. Sirkegian passed unanimously that, for the
        academic year, 1946-47, $2400 from the general funds of
        the University be applied on the salary of the Athletic
        Director (Coach) as requested by the Board of Athletic
        Control at its meeting of April 12, 1946.

    2)  Motion of Mr. Sheering passed unanimously that the action
        of the faculty in adopting the recommendation of the Ad-
        mission Committee that, due to the expected heavy in-
        crease in enrollment, students be accepted in the Univer-
        sity of Nevada in the following order:

        (1)  Nevada high school graduates; graduates of out-of-
             state high schools whose parents are residents of
             Nevada or who, themselves, are residents of Nevada.
             Nevada GI's who are not high school graduates, but
             who can present to the Admission Committee satis-
             factory evidence of ability to do College work, may
             be admitted as special students.

        (2)  University and College students from out-of-state
             who have superior scholastic records and wish to
             transfer to Nevada.

        (3)  Applicants with superior records who are graduates
             of out-of-state high schools.

        (4)  Other out-of-state students whose preparation is
             sufficient for them to be admitted as regular stu-
             dents without entrance deficiencies.

President's Informal Report:

A.  Enrollment - Final figures for the semester ending June 8,
    1946:

               Men       654
               Women     446
                        1100

    Of the 1100 students, 500 are veterans, as follows:

        Under the G. I. Bill           - Men    468
                                         Women    7
                                                475

        Under Vocational Rehabilitation - Men    25

        Making a total of 500 veterans.

B.  Housing - For semester ending June 8, 1946:

    Women housed - 157   Manzanita Hall       Artemisia Hall

                         Students    76       Students    78
                         Adults       1       Adults       2
                                     77                   80

    Men housed - 159     Lincoln Hall     - Students 97
                         Highland Terrace - Students 62

    Couples housed - 56  Highland Terrace Apts. - 36 couples
                         Trailer Apts.            20 couples

C.  Gifts

    a)  Mr. Arthur E. Orvis of Reno has made an additional dona-
        tion of $2000 to the President's Discretionary Fund.

    b)  The Twentieth Century-Fox Company donated $1000 to be
        added to the President's Discretionary Fund as a token
        of appreciation for the privilege of filming "Margie"
        on our Campus.

    c)  Mrs. B. Shogren of Reno made a gift of $100 to be credit-
        ed to the Student Union Building Memorial Fund in memory
        of her son, George N. Shogren, who was killed in action
        in France.

    d)  Reno Lodge No. 597, BPOE, donated the following articles:
        2 tables, 3 rockers, 1 radio, 1 phonograph.

    e)  Mrs. John L. Semenza of Reno, in memory of her husband,
        has established a scholarship of $100 for outstanding
        work in the field of Business and Sociology.

    f)  Mrs. W. Holmes Goodwin of Reno, in memory of her son,
        has established a scholarship of $50 to be awarded to a
        student who shows a marked interest in Music.

    g)  Miss Anne Henrietta Martin and Mrs. Clara Martin Wight
        established a scholarship in memory of their parents, to
        be known as the "Honorable William O'Hara Martin and
        Louise Stadtmuller Martin Scholarship in History and
        Political Science"; $50 to be awarded annually, which
        is the income from the $2000 principal account.

    h)  Mrs. Henry Albert gave $50 to be added to the Henry W.
        Albert Senior Prize Account.

    i)  The Will of Raphael Herman bequested to the University
        of Nevada $50,000 to establish the "Raphael Herman and
        Norman B. Herman Student Aid Foundation" as a memorial
        to himself and his brother.

    j)  Mrs. Blanche Preston of Reno, gave $50 for a memorial
        fund for her daughter, Clovis Alberta Preston, to be
        used for the purchase of books for the University
        Library.

    k)  Mr. William E. Goodfellow of Reno, bequeathed $50,000,
        the money to be invested and the interest derived to be
        used for student loans.

    l)  Mr. Jesse Whited, a former resident of Wadsworth, Nevada,
        bequeathed his entire estate, which is in excess of
        $25,000; the interest to go to his wife as long as she
        lives, and the principal to go to the University, un-
        restricted.

D.  Department of Classics - Some inquiries and investigations
    have been made, but it was felt that it is not propitious
    to re-establish a Department of Classics at this time.  Dr.
    Church is to be informed of this report.

E.  History of the University - Motion of Mr. Mc Namee passed
    unanimously that the Regents renew their request to Mr.
    Doten to collect material to bring the History of the Uni-
    versity up to date.  Plans for future publication will be
    considered later.

F.  Dean of Women - President Moseley reported upon plans to
    secure a permanent Dean of Women and the Board re-affirmed
    its action of February 2, 1946, giving President Moseley
    authority to take whatever steps are necessary to fill this
    position.

G.  Mackay School of Mines - A letter from Director Carpenter was
    read to the Board concerning change of employment status and
    salary arrangement for Associate Professor Smyth.  Since
    it was received by the President's office the previous after-
    noon too late for due consideration by the President and the
    Dean of Engineering, the Board left the matter in the hands
    of President Moseley with authority to act and asked that the
    action taken be reported to the Board at the next regular
    meeting.

    Motion of Mr. Mc Namee passed unanimously that Director
    Carpenter of the Mackay School of Mines prepare a program of
    future expansion and service for presentation to the Board
    of Regents.  Mr. Sirkegian was appointed to confer with
    Director Carpenter concerning the matter.

Comptroller's Report and Recommendations:

 1)  Motion of Mr. Sirkegian passed unanimously that the follow-
     ing stocks, gift of S. Frank Hunt, be sold and the proceeds
     be added to the principal of the Hunt Geological Foundation:

         5,000 shares of Prince Consolidated Mining Company,
         now quoted at 54-58 cents per share

         5,000 shares of Combined Metals Mining Company,
         now quoted at 48-49 cents per share

         5,000 shares of Grand Deposit Mining Company (not
         listed on Salt Lake Mining Exchange)

 2)  Motion of Mr. Mc Namee passed unanimously that the action of
     the Comptroller in investing the $50,000 received from the
     W. H. Goodfellow Estate in Series G Government Bonds, be
     approved.

 3)  Motion of Mrs. Henningsen passed unanimously that the U. S.
     Treasury Bonds held by the State Treasurer as follows:

         For the 90,000 Acre Grant Fund $43,500 par value
         For the 72-Section Grant Fund  $39,000 par value

     be sold at market but no less than 104, that the premium be
     added to the principal of the respective funds, and that the
     net proceeds be re-invested in Series G Bonds.

 4)  Motion of Mc Namee passed unanimously that the Board approve
     the action of the committee consisting of the President,
     Chairman of the Board and Comptroller, in investing the
     $2000 in the William O'Hara Martin Scholarship Fund in
     Series G Bonds.

 5)  Motion of Mr. Sheerin passed unanimously that Comptroller
     be authorized to transfer $15,000 from the David Russell
     Interest Account to the University Revolving Fund to be
     used for Revolving Fund purposes and that the Secretary of
     the Board notify the State Auditor of this authorization.
     This action is necessary because of heavy demands on the
     University Revolving Fund.

 6)  Motion of Mr. Sirkegian passed unanimously that the bid of
     Robert J. Wilson for $2,270 for the erection of 5 Quonset
     Huts on the University of Nevada Campus be accepted.  The
     only other bid was from J. E. Jenkins for $3,300.

 7)  Motion of Mr. Sheerin passed unanimously that the approval
     of the final plans of Headman, Ferguson & Carollo for the
     Heating Plant in the Mackay Training Quarters be placed in
     the hands of Mr. Sirkegian with authority to act, the cost
     of installation to be paid from Heating Plant Bond issue.

 8)  Motion of Mr. Sheerin passed unanimously that the petition
     of the Buildings and Grounds Employees requesting that they
     be given Saturday afternoons off, with no change in pay, be
     granted.

 9)  The Trailer Camp on West Second Street was tentatively turn-
     ed over to the University on May 13th, although various re-
     pairs are still under way, which should be completed by June
     1st.  The Camp consists of 36 trailer units, 1 laundry unit
     and 1 bath and toilet unit.

10)  The erection of 5 Barracks to house 112 married veterans has
     been approved by the F. P. H. A. and negotiations with the
     Federal Public Housing Administration for their installation
     are awaiting decisions as to cost of sewer, water, electric
     service, grading, construction and surfacing of street,
     etc.; estimated cost of installation at the University is
     between $7,500 and $10,000.  Location north of Clark Field
     is approved.

11)  The resignation of Mrs. Phyllis Schumacher Duff was accept-
     ed, effective June 30, 1946, and authority given the Comp-
     troller to fill the vacancy at a beginning salary of $150
     per month.

12)  Motion of Mrs. Henningsen passed unanimously that authority
     be given to the Chairman of the Board to execute for the
     Board the agreement with Russell Mills for preparation of
     plans and specifications for the wing on the new Engineering
     building.

13)  Motion of Mr. Sirkegian passed unanimously that final pay-
     ment of $3,500 be made to Headman, Ferguson & Carollo from
     the Heating Plant Bond Issue for plans and specifications
     for the University Heating Plant; making a total of $10,000
     paid to the firm.

14)  Motion of Mrs. Henningsen passed unanimously that payment be
     made to the Treasurer of the United States in the amount of
     $3,140.25 for blankets, pillows, mattresses, etc.  These are
     Surplus Properties purchased from the War Assets Administra-
     tion.

15)  Motion of Mrs. Henningsen unanimously that payment in the
     amount of $2,515.62 be made from the ASUN funds to Pan
     American Airways for deposit on plane seats for the football
     team which leaves for Honolulu on December 5, 1946;

     And, further, that in all cases of air travel by athletic
     teams, each member of the team be required to furnish to the
     Comptroller's office a waiver of responsibility, signed by
     parent or guardian or by the member himself, if of legal
     age, before being allowed to take the trip, and that the
     Board of Athletic Control purchase insurance to cover each
     player on all such trips.

16)  Motion of Mrs. Henningsen that claims approved by the Execu-
     tive Committee since the last meeting, as follows, be ap-
     proved, passed unanimously:

         List No. 8, dated February 28, 1946, covering Regents
         Checks, 56-166 to 56-191, inclusive, for a total of
         $84,848.96.

         List No. 8, dated February 28, 1946, covering State
         Claims, 56-129 to 56-145, inclusive, for a total of
         $44,225.36.

         List No. 9, dated March 31, 1946, covering Regents
         Checks 56-192 to 56-217, inclusive for a total of
         $89,535.58.

         List No. 9, dated March 31, 1946, covering State
         Claims 56-146 to 56-161, inclusive, for a total of
         $43,132.93.

         List No. 10, dated April 30, 1946, covering Regents
         Checks 56-218 to 56-243, inclusive, for a total of
         $98,215.74.

         List No. 10, dated April 30, 1946, covering State
         Claims 56-162 to 56-182, inclusive, for a total of
         $46,560.41.

         List No. 11, dated May 31, 1946, covering Regents
         Checks 56-244 to 56-270, inclusive, for a total of
         $92,612.25.

         List No. 11, dated May 31, 1946, covering State
         Claims 56-183 to 56-199, inclusive, for a total of
         $39,915.09.

         And further, that the claims presented herewith, as
         follows, be approved:

         List No. 12, dated June 8, 1946, covering Regents
         Checks 56-271 to 56-275, inclusive, for a total of
         $74,155.87.

The Board recessed at 12:00 noon to have luncheon at the Uni-
versity Dining Hall, and was called to order by the Chairman
at 1:45 P.M.

Motion of Mrs. Henningsen passed unanimously that certain arti-
cles, namely, a desk, camera and dissecting stand, which have a
sentimental value to Mr. Doten, and which he wishes to purchase,
be sold to him for $50.

Mr. Parsons, architect, came into the meeting and presented his
sketch of the new Classroom building, both as to interior and
exterior.  Of the $350,000 total, $30,000 has been set aside for
equipment and architect's fees, leaving $320,000 to go into the
building itself.  In a discussion concerning location, it was
pointed out that the Planning Board has already approved their
project to take care of water runoff which may come from the
north, should the building be located in the hollow.

Motion of Mr. Mc Namee passed unanimously that the plans be ap-
proved as presented and the architect be instructed to proceed
as outlined.

Motion of Mrs. Henningsen passed unanimously that the Comptroller
be authorized to pay the architect $3,500 upon the completion of
his preliminary studies.  See Chapters 220 and 241, Statutes of
Nevada, 1945.

Resolution that the Chairman of the Board be and he is hereby
authorized and directed to execute an agreement with the Federal
Works Agency for an advance of $22,104 for the purposes of plan
preparation for the construction of a new Men's Dormitory build-
ing at the University of Nevada, passed unanimously.

Permission was granted to the Veterans Administration to erect
a Quonset Hut, for temporary use, between Stewart Hall and the
Journalism building, as requested in a letter from Mr. Jeppson.

Motion was made, by letter, under date of February 15, 1946, that
the Regents confer the LL. D. degree upon Mr. Silas E. Ross at
the Commencement of June 10, 1946, and that the Secretary be
instructed to enter the motion in the proceedings of the June 8,
1946 meeting.  Regents Henningsen, Sheerin, Sirkegian and Mc
Namee voted, by letter, that the degree be awarded.

The meeting adjourned at 4:00 P.M. with the understanding that
the next meeting will be held on October 12, 1946, unless other-
wise called by the Chairman.