06/19/1937

 UCCSN Board of Regents' Meeting Minutes

June 19-20, 1937 



06-19-1937
Volume 5 - Pages 191-194

                       REGENTS MEETING
                        June 19, 1937

The Board of Regents met at 10 o'clock in the President's Office
on Saturday, June 19th.  Present:  Chairman Ross, Judge Brown,
Mr. Williams and Dr. Olmsted.  Absent:  Mr. Wingfield.

On motion of Mr. Ross, the minutes of the May 8th meeting were
approved.  Vote:

    Judge Brown          Aye
    Mr. Williams         Aye
    Dr. Olmsted          Aye
    Mr. Ross             Aye

The action of the Executive Committee with reference to the roofs
of the Education and Agricultural buildings, etc. as covered in
the minutes of May 27th was approved on motion of Judge Brown.
Vote:

    Judge Brown          Aye
    Mr. Williams         Aye
    Dr. Olmsted          Aye
    Mr. Ross             Aye

The President submitted letters of appreciation for Board action
May 8th from Mrs. Haseman, Dr. Traner and Mrs. Marsh and the ac-
ceptance of the Chemistry Fellowship from Harold Heinen.

The Chairman opened the only bid for repairing the roof of the
Mackay School of Mines building, that of the Kibble Roofing Com-
pany, for the sum of $1249.  Mr. Williams moved that the Chairman
of the Board and the President of the University be instructed to
close the contract and make payment for this work from the Mackay
Funds.  Vote:

    Judge Brown          Aye
    Mr. Williams         Aye
    Dr. Olmsted          Aye
    Mr. Ross             Aye

The report on the condition of the Mackay Science Hall roof was
read and, on motion of Judge Brown, the Kibble Company is to be
instructed to take the necessary time to make a complete check
and, if urgent, the Executive Committee is to have power to act
so soon as the recommendation of this company is at hand.  Vote:

    Judge Brown          Aye
    Mr. Williams         Aye
    Dr. Olmsted          Aye
    Mr. Ross             Aye

The President read the letter from the Boston attorneys handling
the Estate of Ella Margaret Bender Young.

The Board asked Judge Brown to look into the legal side of the
Mary Bragg Fulton Will, as it affects the University, and report
to them at their next meeting.

The President read the letter of May 20th from John Allen Fulton,
Director of the Mackay School of Mines, concerning his outside
activities, as requested at the Board meeting May 8th.

On motion of Mr. Williams, the President was requested to tell
Mr. Fulton that the Board has no objection to his engaging in a
private mining venture, but it does object to his having regular
connection with the Austin and Silver Peak Mining Companies, or
with any other mining company, and it desires him to sever his
connections with these companies by September 1st at the latest
and not again to establish similar connections so long as he
retains his University connections.  Vote:

    Judge Brown          Aye
    Mr. Williams         Aye
    Dr. Olmsted          Aye
    Mr. Ross             Aye

On motion of Mr. Williams, erection of a 3-car garage to house
the Hunt cars and to be paid for from Hunt Foundation Funds was
approved by the following vote:

    Judge Brown          Aye
    Mr. Williams         Aye
    Dr. Olmsted          Aye
    Mr. Ross             Aye

President Clark recommended that Louise M. Sissa become Emeritus
Registrar from and after August 1, 1937 at a retirement annuity
of $625 per year, payable in 12 equal monthly installments begin-
ning with that for September, 1937.  Miss Sissa's service as
Registrar is to continue until August 1 and her regular monthly
pay of $208 plus is to be continued to September 1, giving her
a full month's vacation on full pay.

In this connection, he further recommended that Jeanette Cameron
Rhodes (B. A., Nevada, 1904) be elected Registrar at a salary of
$1500 for the 1st year, $1600 for the 2nd year, $1700 for the 3rd
year and $1800 for the 4th year, service and first year's salary
to begin August 1, 1937 and that Mrs. May Bradshaw be elected to
full-time service at $120 per month for 1 year beginning August
1, 1937 with understanding that she is to have 2 full weeks' va-
cation with pay during the 1937-38 year and this year has the
entire month of July as vacation time at her regular salary of
$115 per month for this year.

Mr. Ross moved the adoption of these 3 arrangements.  Vote:

    Judge Brown          Aye
    Mr. Williams         Aye
    Dr. Olmsted          Aye
    Mr. Ross             Aye

The estimate of $362.80 for a whiteway lighting system on the
tramway to Manzanita Hall, submitted by Comptroller Gorman, $190
to be met by the Sierra Pacific Power Company and $172.80 from
University Funds was approved.  Motion by Mr. Williams.  Vote:

    Judge Brown          Aye
    Mr. Williams         Aye
    Dr. Olmsted          Aye
    Mr. Ross             Aye

On recommendation of President Clark, Mr. A. E. Mc Fadden of the
Grounds staff who, by August 1st, will have served the University
for 24 years, was retired, on motion of Dr. Olmsted, at an an-
nuity of $288, payable each year, in 12 equal monthly install-
ments beginning August 1, 1937.  Vote:

    Judge Brown          Aye
    Mr. Williams         Aye
    Dr. Olmsted          Aye
    Mr. Ross             Aye

The President presented the letter of Governor Kirman approving
annuity payments to John W. Hall, Louise M. Sissa and A. E. Mc
Fadden.

On recommendation of Director Doten, approved by President Clark,
Mr. Williams moved that the following 5 persons be granted the
indicated salary increases:

1.  Walter Neilson, Station Farm Hand, from Station Funds, from
        $1500 to $1560.
2.  Marjorie Howes, Clerk of the Soils Department, from Station
        Funds, from $960 to $1020.
3.  Alberta Machen, Stenographer, File and Record Clerk in Veter-
        inary Science, from Station Funds, from $1260 to $1320.
4.  Mabel Connor, Stenographer and Accountant with Mr. Headley,
        from Station funds, from $1680 to $1800.
5.  Golamae Johnson, Station Secretary and Librarian, from Sta-
        tion Funds, from $1620 to $1740.

The above 5 advances to be effective July 1, 1937 and to be con-
tingent upon continuation of the present Federal Funds for the
Experiment Station.  Vote:

    Judge Brown          Aye
    Mr. Williams         Aye
    Dr. Olmsted          Aye
    Mr. Ross             Aye

President Clark recommended the following salary advances as
covered in his budget, all to be effective on and after September
1, 1937:

Name               Present Salary      Advance       New Salary

P. A. Lehenbauer        $3200           $150           $3350
S. W. Leifson            2400            300            2700
F. C. Murgotten          3000            150            3150
Elsie Sameth             2700            150            2850
Katharine Riegelhuth     2700            150            2850
P. A. Harwood            2400            300            2700
M. W. Deming             2200            500            2700
Irving J. Sandorf        2100            300            2400
C. C. Smith              2000            300            2300
M. J. Webster            1800            300            2100
Ralph A. Irwin           2000            300            2300
May B. Simas             1800            300            2100
Loretta Miller           1600            200            1800
Clark Amens              1440            310            1750
Robert S. Griffin        1800            300            2100
Lawton B. Kline          1350            150            1500
Jack Ryan                1500            300            1800
William C. Miller        1600            300            1900
Gordon Robertson         1200            300            1500
Fred J. Collins          1200            300            1500
Emily Ross               1600            200            1800
    and Assistant Professor of Mathematics, the new academic
    rank, to be effective from date
Carolyn M. Beckwith      2100            150            2250
Freda Metcalf            1860             60            1920
Alice Terry              1740             60            1800

Judge Brown moved the approval of the specified advances.  Vote:

    Judge Brown          Aye
    Mr. Williams         Aye
    Dr. Olmsted          Aye
    Mr. Ross             Not voting

On motion of Dr. Olmsted, the Chairman of the Board was authoriz-
ed to care for the framing of the President's portrait, which is
being presented to the University by the Alumni, former students
and staff of the University in appreciation of the completion of
20 years of effective service, the same to be covered from gen-
eral funds.  Vote:

    Judge Brown          Aye
    Mr. Williams         Aye
    Dr. Olmsted          Aye
    Mr. Ross             Aye

The date of the next meeting was set for September 11th.

Adjourned.

                             Silas E. Ross
                             Chairman

Carolyn M. Beckwith
Secretary