06/18/1952

UCCSN Board of Regents' Meeting Minutes
June 18-19, 1952




06-18-1952
Volume 6 - Pages 381-382

                 EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE MEETING
                        June 18, 1952

The Executive Committee of the Board of Regents met in the Pres-
ident's office on Wednesday, June 18, 1952, with Regents Hardy
and Ross, Comptroller Hayden and President Love present.

The meeting was called to order at 4:25 P.M. by the Chairman.

Sheeketski Contract

    In accordance with the request of the Regents at their meet-
    ing on June 7, 1952, the Attorney General had prepared
    amended agreements for the consideration of the Executive
    Committee, including the items directed by the Board of
    Regents in their June 7 meeting.

    Motion by Mr. Hardy carried unanimously that the proposed
    agreements be accepted and transmitted to Mr. Furrh for
    consideration of Mr. Sheeketski.  If Mr. Sheeketski approves
    either agreement, the Chairman of the Board is hereby author-
    ized to sign for the Board of Regents.  If Mr. Sheeketski
    does not approve, and if counter-amendments are offered,
    the matter will again be presented to the Board of Regents.

Atomic Energy Contracts

    (a)  Contract with U. S. Atomic Energy Commission for Re-
         search and Development Project had been received and
         had been studied by the Comptroller and the President,
         and found to be in order.  After discussion and due
         consideration by the Executive Committee,

         Motion by Mr. Hardy carried unanimously that the Con-
         tract No. AT(49-1)-624 for Research and Development,
         Estimated Cost $60,000, between the University of
         Nevada and the U. S. Atomic Energy Commission, be
         approved, and that the President be authorized to
         sign the contract for the University of Nevada.

    (b)  A "Preliminary Proposal for a Research Project to be
         Supported by the U. S. Atomic Energy Commission" had
         been received for study and consideration by the Uni-
         versity of Nevada covering work in "Studies on the
         genertic effects of radiations on natural plant popu-
         lations in the Nevada Proving Ground areas."

         It was unanimously agreed that the President be author-
         ized to proceed with a study of the proposal, and to
         negotiate; the contract, if negotiated, to be submitted
         to the Board of Regents for approval.

Personnel Recommendations

    Motion by Mr. Hardy carried unanimously that the following
    recommendations be approved:

    (a)  The resignation of Eric Axilrod as Instructor in the
         Department of Economics, Business and Sociology, effec-
         tive at the end of the current school year.

    (b)  Appointment of Arthur L. Grey, Jr. as Instructor in
         the Department of Economics, Business and Sociology, at
         a salary of $380 for the year 1952-53.

The Executive Committee recessed as a Committee of the Board of
Regents, and convened as a Committee of the Board of Control for
the Agricultural Experiment Station, to consider the following
recommendation:

    (c)  Resignation of Michael Galli as Assistant in Soils
         Research in the Agricultural Experiment Station, effec-
         tive June 30, 1052.

         Motion by Mr. Hardy carried that it be approved.

The Executive Committee adjourned as a Committee of the Board of
Control for the Agricultural Experiment Station and reconvened
as a Committee of the Board of Regents.

President's Residence

    President Love submitted an inventory of furniture in the
    President's residence which is owned by the University, and
    also a list of items which he would be willing to sell, if
    desired by the University.

    Motion by Mr. Hardy carried unanimously that these items, in
    the amount of $1525 be purchased by the University, and that
    the Comptroller be authorized to draw a check in that amount
    in favor of President Love, the amount to be held in the Uni-
    versity Revolving Fund, until such time as it is determined
    whether or not there is sufficient money in the Remodeling
    and Renovation Fund to take care of the charge.

The meeting adjourned at 5:45 P.M.