06/24/1935

 UCCSN Board of Regents' Meeting Minutes

June 24-25, 1935 



06-24-1935
Volume 5 - Pages 158-160

                       REGENTS MEETING
                        June 24, 1935

The Board of Regents met at 10 o'clock Monday, June 24, 1935 in
the Office of President Clark.  There were present Judge Brown,
Mr. Williams and Mr. Ross.  Absent:  Dr. Olmstead and Mr. Wing-
field.

The minutes of the May 11, 1935 meeting were approved by the fol-
lowing vote:

    Judge Brown          Aye
    Mr. Williams         Aye
    Mr. Ross             Aye

Mr. Williams moved that the Board express through their Secretary
their appreciation to Mrs. Ruth Bartlett for her action in making
the University of Nevada a contingent beneficiary of her $1000
life insurance policy.  Note:

    Judge Brown          Aye
    Mr. Williams         Aye
    Mr. Ross             Aye

Mr. Ross moved that the Board of Regents extend to Colonel
Brambila their appreciation of his loyal service with us.  Vote:

    Judge Brown          Aye
    Mr. Williams         Aye
    Mr. Ross             Aye

Mr. Ross moved that the Board of Regents express their appreci-
ation to Mrs. Emmet Boyle for her gift of scrap books containing
newspaper clippings, compiled by her late husband, Emmet D.
Boyle.  Vote:

    Judge Brown          Aye
    Mr. Williams         Aye
    Mr. Ross             Aye

Judge Brown moved that the Board of Regents express their appre-
ciation to Mr. Mackay for his action in sending $3000 in lieu of
the interest of the Postal Telegraph Cable Corporation bonds and
especially in view of the fact that under the stress of circum-
stances it is a real sacrifice.  Vote:

    Judge Brown          Aye
    Mr. Williams         Aye
    Mr. Ross             Aye

President Clark recommended that the pension years' upper limit
be changed to 72 years for faculty and administrative officers.

Mr. Ross moved that this recommendation be approved.  Vote:

    Judge Brown          Aye
    Mr. Williams         Aye
    Mr. Ross             Aye

President Clark recommended that Miss Emily Ross be elected to a
full-time Instructorship in Mathematics for the year beginning
August 1, 1935 with no pay.

Mr. Williams moved that this recommendation be approved.  Judge
Brown seconded the motion.  Vote:

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

President Clark recommended that, to William Smyth's standard
salary from and after July 1, 1935, $300 be added, the whole to
be subject to the standard cut.

Mr. Ross moved that this recommendation be approved.  Mr. Wil-
liams seconded the motion.  Vote:

    Judge Brown          Aye
    Mr. Williams         Aye
    Mr. Ross             Aye

President Clark recommended that Vincent Gianella's standard
salary (subject to regular cut) be advanced to $4000 for the
year beginning July 1, 1935, $4250 for the year beginning July
1, 1936 and $4500 for th year beginning July 1, 1937 and there-
after.  These advances were recommended on the condition that
Professor Gianella shall be subject to service for 11 months
of each year as Professor of Geology in the Mackay School of
Mines and as a member of the staff of the State Bureau of Mines
and that he or his Assistant in the Department of Geology, shall
make available to the State Analyticial Laboratory as needed at
least 5 clock hours per week of time for the determination of
rocks and minerals for the State Analytical Laboratory.

Mr. Ross moved that this recommendation be approved.  Mr. Wil-
liams seconded the motion.  Vote:

    Judge Brown          Aye
    Mr. Williams         Aye
    Mr. Ross             Aye

President Clark recommended that Louis Titus be elected Assistant
in the Department of Farm Development in the Agricultural Experi-
ment Station at a salary of $2000 per year beginning July 1,
1935.

Mr. Ross moved that this recommendation be approved.  Mr. Wil-
liams seconded the motion.  Vote:

    Judge Brown          Aye
    Mr. Williams         Aye
    Mr. Ross             Aye

President Clark recommended a new arrangement regarding Instruc-
tors Brooks and Thornton of the University's Department of Dairy
and Poultry Husbandry for the University year beginning August 1,
1935, namely, that they shall be paid at the rate of $200 per
semester for each 2-credit hours they teach and $250 per semester
for each 3-credit course they teach, and that Instructor Thornton
shall be allowed $50 a semester in addition, for such 3-credit
class in connection with which his poultry plant is regularly
used as a laboratory by his students.

Mr. Ross moved that this motion be approved.  Mr. Williams sec-
onded the motion.  Vote:

    Judge Brown          Aye
    Mr. Williams         Aye
    Mr. Ross             Aye

President Clark recommended that Instructor Kline of the Depart-
ment of Modern Languages be advanced from $1200 to $1350 per year
beginning August 1, 1935.

Mr. Ross moved that the recommendation be approved.  Mr. Williams
seconded the motion.

    Judge Brown          Aye
    Mr. Williams         Aye
    Mr. Ross             Aye

President Clark recommended that the salary of Mr. Thomas Buckman
of the Agricultural Experiment Division be increased from $3900
to $4000 per year and that the salary of Mr. V. E. Scott of this
Division be increased from $3720 to $3840 per year, both advances
to be effective from July 1, 1935.

Mr. Williams moved that this recommendation be approved.  Vote:

    Judge Brown          Aye
    Mr. Williams         Aye
    Mr. Ross             Aye

Judge Brown read to Board a letter from Mr. S. F. Hunt of Salt
Lake City dated May 18, 1935 addressed to the Board of Regents of
this University in which Mr. Hunt transmitted to the University
certain stocks and money, the terms and conditions of which are
stated in this letter.  A copy of this letter is hereby tran-
scribed:

                    Salt Lake City, Utah
                        May 18, 1935

    Board of Regents of the University of Nevada
    C/o George S. Brown, Attorney at Law
    First National Bank Building
    Reno, Nevada

    Dear Sirs:

    I enclose to you herewith cashier's check of even date,
    numbered A 53546, issued by the Continental National Bank
    and Trust Company of Salt Lake City, Utah, payable to your
    order, for the sum of $2,221.31 and also stock certificate
    numbered 3217, dated May 17, 1935, issued by the Mountain
    City Copper Company, a corporation of Utah, in your name,
    for 10,000 shares of the capital stock of that corporation;
    also stock certificates numbers 256 and 258 issued January
    19, 1928, by the Tybo Lead Company, a corporation of Nevada,
    written in my name, for 5,000 shares and 10,000 shares of
    the capital stock of that corporation, respectively, and
    endorsed by me over to you as of this date.

    The foregoing are transmitted to you as a gift, and the
    entire gift, principal and interest, or both, as you may
    from time to time determine, shall, under such regulations
    as you may prescribe, be used to meet the expenses of pro-
    viding field training and experience in mining geology for
    selected students or graduates, or both, of the Mackay
    School of Mines of the University of Nevada, and you shall
    have power in your discretion, to sell or otherwise dispose
    of any or all of the stocks represented by said stock cer-
    tificates, and in your discretion to invest and reinvest
    the same, and the proceeds and accumulations thereof, and
    also the moneys represented by the cashier's check, which
    is included as part of this gift.  The gift is subject to
    your acceptance of the terms and conditions thereof as ex-
    pressed above.

                             Very truly yours,

                         /s/ S. F. Hunt

On motion of Judge Brown, seconded by Mr. Williams, it was RE-
SOLVED THAT

    The gift of Mr. S. F. Hunt as stated in his letter of May
    18, 1935 is hereby accepted subject to all the terms and
    conditions expressed in such letter and,

    IT WAS FURTHER RESOLVED THAT the Secretary of this Board
    convey to Mr. Hunt the Board's appreciation of his thought-
    ful and generous gift to the University of Nevada.

Mr. Ross seconded the motion.  Vote:

    Judge Brown          Aye
    Mr. Williams         Aye
    Mr. Ross             Aye

Mr. Ross moved that the Board of Regents authorize President
Clark to arrange a plan for the expenditures from the S. F. Hunt
Field Geology Fund for the Summer of 1935, and submit to the
Board of Regents at their next regular meeting a plan for the
handling of this Fund in the future.

Mr. Williams seconded the motion.  Vote:

    Judge Brown          Aye
    Mr. Williams         Aye
    Mr. Ross             Aye

The next meeting of the Board of Regents was set for Saturday,
September 21, 1935.  Adjourned.

                             George S. Brown
                             Chairman

Acting Secretary