June 18-19, 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.
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.
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
(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 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.