UCCSN Board of Regents' Meeting Minutes
June 27-28, 1985


Pages 47-85



June 27-28, 1985

The Board of Regents met on the above date in the Lobby, Ham

Concert Hall, University of Nevada, Las Vegas.

Members present: Mr. Daniel J. Klaich, Chairman

Ms. Frankie Sue Del Papa

Mr. Joseph M. Foley

Mrs. Dorothy S. Gallagher

Mrs. Joan Kenney

Mrs. Jo Ann Sheerin

Mrs. Carolyn M. Sparks

Mrs. June F. Whitley

Members absent: Mr. Chris Karamanos

Others present: Chancellor Robert M. Bersi

President William Berg, NNCC

President Anthony Calabro, WNCC

President Joseph Crowley, UNR

President V. James Eardley, TMCC

President George Hidy, DRI

President Robert C. Maxson, UNLV

President Paul Meacham, CCCC

Mr. Donald Klasic, General Counsel

Mr. Mark Dawson, Deputy Chancellor

Dr. Warren Fox, Vice Chancellor

Mr. Ron Sparks, Vice Chancellor

Ms. Mary Lou Moser, Secretary

Also present were Faculty Senate Chairs Don Belfi (WNCC), John

Clevenger (TMCC), Christopher Exline (UNR), George Isham (CCCC),

Myrlene La Mancusa (UNLV), John Watson (DRI), Jim Williams (Unit)

and Student Association Officers.

The meeting was called to order by Chairman Klaich at 10:33 A.M.

1. Approved the Consent Agenda

Approved the Consent Agenda (identified as Ref. A, and filed

with the permanent minutes) containing the following items:

(1) Approved the minutes of the regular meeting held May

16-17, 1985.

(2) Approved the gifts, grants and contracts as listed in

Ref. C-1, filed with the permanent minutes.

(3) Approved extended leave without pay for Ayesha E. Gill,

Department of Biology at UNR, for the 1985-86 academic

year, which extends a previously granted leave without

pay from December 1, 1984 to June 30, 1985.

(4) Approved a 2nd year without pay for Maria Kilbourne,

Sociology Instructor at TMCC, which will enable her to

continue her professional development in the European

Division of the University of Maryland.

(5) Approved an extension of sick leave for Dr. Rosemary

Masek of UNLV per Handbook, Title 4, Chapter 3, Section


(6) Authorized that funds from the SIIS General Account be

transferred to the SIIS Business Center South Account,

inasmuch as Business Center South has converted the

SIIS position from half-time to full-time, effective

January 1, 1985 as follows:

Salary $5300

Fringe Benefits 1067

1/2 Cost of Printer 824

Estimated Operating 500

Total $7691

(7) Approved the appointment of the Honorable Virgil M.

Getto, Assemblyman, to the Western Nevada Community

College Advisory Board.

(8) Approved a 2-year leave of absence for Dr. Allen Brady,

Department of Mathematics at UNR, who has been offered

a unique opportunity to assist in developing an under-

graduate computer science program at the American Uni-

versity in Cairo. Their decision to invite him for

this important task is clearly an honor and a reflec-

tion of his professional standing. The project will

require a total of 2 years.

Mrs. Kenney moved for adoption of the Consent Agenda and

approval of the prepared agenda with the authority to change

the order of items as specified throughout the meeting. Ms.

Del Papa seconded. Motion carried.

2. Introductions

Mrs. Kenney stated that, as Vice Chairman, she wished to

express her thanks to everyone for one of the most produc-

tive Legislative Sessions the University System had had in

a very long time and reported that the Legislators were full

of praise for the entire System. She particularly extended

thanks to Ron Sparks, who worked so diligently on the budget

and who had made a very favorable impression on the Legisla-

tors. Thanks also were extended to the Presidents, Chancel-

lor Bersi and the entire Chancellor's Office staff. She

mentioned that Secretary of the Board Mary Lou Moser kept

the Regents' legislative manuals up to date, and Public

Information Director Pamela Galloway kept the Regents very

well informed regarding legislative action. She expressed

a special debt of gratitude to Dorothy Gallagher, who served

as Chairman of the ad hoc Legislative Liaison Committee dur-

ing the Legislative Session and to Chairman Dan Klaich.

President Maxson introduced Carol Cling, Las Vegas Review-

Journal education reporter, and Karen Shetterly of the Las

Vegas Sun.

3. Chairman's Report

Chairman Klaich gave the following report:

A decade and a half ago the State adopted a funding

formula greared to accommodate a growing System in a

young and quickly growing State. It was, in many ways,

a fair and equitable method of funding as it then exist-

ed. In recent years, as demographics changed and as

the University System has expanded, blemishes began to

appear in the quantity-bases funding formulas and subtle

changes were worked in to accommodate changing times and

educational needs. This Session the Legislature passed

and funded a study to review the funding formula for

higher education in this State, coupled with the extra-

ordinary but absolutely critical funding of higher edu-

cation by the 1985 Legislature. We on the Board see a

commitment by this State to true excellence in education

and we accept this study as one of our most important

items of our current business.

In this regard, I am pleased to announce that I have

recommended to the Governor, Mrs. Carolyn Sparks, Mrs.

Jo Ann Sheerin and myself as representatives of the

Board of Regents on the Study Commission. I would like

to thank Jo Ann and Carolyn for this special commitment.

At the same time our current funding formula was devised

the Board of Regents was redefining its own System Ad-

ministration. A then-fledgling institution was coming

of age in Las Vegas and the Community College movement

had all but come to fruition. Strong central Adminis-

tration was required for the Board to discharge its

duties and supervise this transition from virtually a

1-Campus operation to the diverse System UNS is today.

The Office of Chancellor and attendant key staff posi-

tions were created and have served the System and State

well. The central System Aministration continues -- as

it always will -- to serve critical needs of the Uni-

versity of Nevada System. However, UNS has evolved be-

yond its original purpose and need -- indeed beyond the

Code. It is timely to re-evaluate this structure also.

Therefore, I have asked Regent Joe Foley to Chair a com-

mittee to undertake this critical task. I am pleased

that Regent Foley has accepted this difficult assignment

and thank him on behalf of the Board. Regents Kenney,

Gallagher and Del Papa have also agreed to serve as mem-

bers of the committee. I have asked Regent Foley to

be prepared to report to the Board no later than the

December meeting and he has indicated that this time-

table is feasible. I feel today more strongly than ever

that this System is at an historic turning point. These

two studies are, in my opinion, critical elements of the

future of the University.

Mr. Foley stated that this is a good time for the University

of Nevada System to undertake such a process. The Board of

Regents, the Chancellor's Office, the Campus Administration,

faculty and students have much of which to be proud. He

stated that we have, by working together as a team, achieved

an unprecedented budgetary triumph -- at a time when it was

most needed by the University. How UNS functions as an or-

ganization in the years ahead will be of critical importance

to students and the people of Nevada whom UNS serves.

He further stated that the System's operating practices have

evolved beyond the Bylaws and that by this Board action,

this same team of students, faculty, Administrators and

Regents can join the committee to study, deliberate and

finally to establish an enduring administrative structure

best suited for UNS.

Mr. Foley stated that this System has often been character-

ized as a federation, that the Campuses seem to function

best when they are given broad authority and held strictly

accountable for results. He felt the time has come -- while

UNS is flushed with success and mutual respect for one

another -- to design a structure suited to this way of


In the spirit of collegiality which has always served the

System well, he invited the academic community to join with

the Board in accomplishing this objective.

4. Chancellor's Report

Chancellor Bersi reported on U. S. microelectronics and

computing industries. The challenge to American higher

education is significant in that many people need to be

recycled and retrained. Economists predict that up to one

million people per year will be moving away from older

industries toward job opportunities in new industries

which require education and training. Many firms are in-

vestigating Nevada for relocation and are beginning to

realize that Nevada's University System can be a highly

desirable partner. The time is right to consolidate our

relationships with the leaders of the electronics industry

inasmuch as there will be profound advances in the next

few years.

5. Report on Kafoury-Armstrong Management Letter

The Management Letter and Financial Statement for 1983-84

from Kafoury-Armstrong, with recommendations, was presented

by Mr. Larry Helseth and Ms. Debbie Smith for Board con-

sideration. Many of the recommendations have been imple-

mented during the past year when first brought to the at-

tenion of the System. Responses are contained in a report

from Sandi Cardinal, Director of Internal Audit, as con-

tained in Ref. B, filed in the Regents Office.

Mrs. Whitley questioned the selling of stocks with respect

to the accounts in which the funds are placed and requested

that when the Board approves a sale it should be stated

which account will be used. Mrs. Sparks requested the Audit

Committee develop a procedures manual regarding selling of

stocks and property, and evaluating library inventories

throughout the System.

Deputy Chancellor Dawson introduced Mr. Jim Williams of UNSCC,

newly elected Unit Faculty Senate Chair.

6. Approved the 1985-86 Operating Budget

Vice Chancellor Sparks presented the 1985-86 Operating Budg-

et, filed in the Regents Office, and stated that this is

only the tentative budget representing functional summaries

of the 1985 legislative approved budget. Because of the

lateness of the 1985 Session, salary raises and merit in-

creases to individual Departments, and any re-allocation of

resources which the Campuses may whish, have not been in-

cluded. Mr. Sparks requested approval of this tentative

budget with the understanding that the finalized budget

with detailed distributions will be submitted at the Sep-

tember Board meeting.

The special Biennial Budgets for UNS include the funding for

the retention payments, equipment acquisition and MIS, the

Southern Nevada Medicaid Clinic, the small business centers

at UNR and UNLV and the urban air and weather modification

programs at DRI. They total $17.2 million in State general

fund money.

The tentative Operating Budget totals $117 million which is

a 14.6% increase over the current year Operating Budget.

State general funds total $94.4 million which amounts to

over 80% of the total budget and is a 20% increase over

the current year. The 1985 Legislature approved 29 new

professional positions for UNS for fiscal 1986, along with

28 new classified positions.

The estimative budgets contain the estimated revenue and ex-

penditures from sources other than State appropriations and

authorizations. The estimative budget total for FY 1986

totals $34.6 million and consists primarily of student fees,

sales and service fees, and gifts and grants. There are

144.08 professional and 203.77 classified employees support-

ed in this budget.

Ms. Del Papa moved to accept the 1985-86 tentative Operating

Budget with the understanding that the detailed budget be

submitted in September. Mrs. Sparks seconded. Motion


Chairman Klaich questioned whether Mr. Sparks thought that

State revenues would be high enough for the trigger to be

enacted the second year, which would increase salaries for

State employees. Mr. Sparks replied that if revenues con-

tinue to increase at the current rate, they will be higher

than projected during the Legislature; therefore, it is

likely that the trigger will be able to be put in place.

7. Approved the 1985-87 Capital Improvement Project Architects

and/or Consultants, UNS

Deputy Chancellor Dawson requested approval of the follow-

ing 1985-87 Capital Improvement Project Architects and/or


A. University of Nevada, Reno

1) Fire Safety Retrofit

Dan Carnes, AIA

Casazza, Peetz & Associates, AIA

2) Jot Travis Addition

Sheehan, Haase & Van Woert, AIA

Vhay & Ferrari, AIA

3) Campus Improvements

Site Work

SEA Engineers & Planners

Summit Engineering Corporation

Architectural & Roofing

Ganthner Melby Lee, AIA

Raymond Hellman, AIA


Peterson Mechanical Engineering

Dinter Engineering


William F. Conley

Miller Bartley

Because of the nature of the site work, mechanical

and electrical, it was recommended that it would be

in the best interest of the University to have

separate design and construction contracts.

B. Northern Nevada Community College

1) Phase III

J. D. Long

C. Truckee Meadows Community College

1) Phase IV

Dolven, Larson Associates

Ms. Del Papa moved approval of the 1985-87 Capital Improve-

ment Project Architects and/or Consultants for UNS. Mrs.

Kenney seconded. Mrs. Gallagher abstained due to a con-

flict of interest involving Summit Engineering. Motion


8. Personnel Session

Upon motion by Ms. Del Papa, seconded by Mrs. Sparks, the

Board moved to a closed personnel session for the purpose

of discussing the character, alleged misconduct, profes-

sional competence or physical or mental health of a person

in accordance with NRS 241.030.

9. Approved the Salary, Contract, Perquisites and Other Con-

ditions of Employment

Salaries for the Officers, Vice Chancellors, Vice Presi-

dents, Deans and Directors, and other Administrators report-

ing to an Officer, and professional staff at Step 20+ who

are being recommended for an increase in excess of the ad-

justment of the approved salary schedule, require Board

approval. All other professional salaries are determined

by the responsible Officer. All perquisites are to con-

tinue at approved levels except as indicated.

A. Salaries, Contracts and Perquisites for Officers and

Other Staff:

1984-85 1985-86

Salary Salary

(1) Community College Presidents

Berg, W. $56,961 $65,000

Calabro, T. 56,961 65,000

Eardley J. 56,961 65,000

Meacham, P. 56,961 65,000

(2) University Presidents

Crowley, J. 59,377 87,000-1

Maxson, R. 95,000 105,450

(3) DRI President

Hidy, G. 59,377 68,000-2

(4) Chancellor

Bersi, R. 63,400 87,000-3

1-Housing allwance increased by $2800 and discon-

tinuance of deferred compensation.

2-DRI Incentive Pay Program could result in a bonus

of up to 15% of salary.

3-Discontinuance of deferred compensation.

(5) University of Nevada System

Dawson, M. 55,723 64,500

Fox, W. 49,381 58,000

Klasic, D. 45,735 54,000

Moser, M. L. 28,646 34,500

Sparks, R. 55,723 63,000

100% Employer Paid Retirement for the above


B. Salaries and Perquisites for Administrators and Other


1984-85 1985-86

Salary Salary


Anderson, J. $26,491 $30,067

Brigham, E. 36,999 44,400

Case, L. 53,713 62,500

Mac Donald, J. 47,908 54,375

Stetter, J. 39,077 43,375


Amato, H. -- 62,500

Barnes, R. 48,399 55,000

Dankworth, R. 56,240 63,500

Daugherty, R. 88,000 100,500

Davies, R. 57,957 68,500

*Dhingra, A. 57,957 68,500

Ferguson, N. 47,062 55,000

Gamble, S. 30,198 35,500

Jones, B. M. 55,785 66,000

Krenkle, P. 54,810 61,000

Linn, T. 47,500 56,500

Manning, J. 36,540 42,500

Meyers, F. 50,243 59,000

Morehouse, H. 50,363 57,000

Nellor, J. 56,000 62,500

Page, P. 54,181 64,000

Schrum, M. 54,783 61,500

Taranik, J. 54,810 63,500

Trachok, R. 47,908 54,000

Wallace, S. 48,000 56,500

Backman, C. 48,126 53,420

Bierkamper, G. 40,600 47,096

Blatz, R. E. 34,000 39,270

Blum, G. 36,000 40,320

Burkhart, R. 39,500 46,673

Cotter, R. 42,356 48,921

d'Azevedo, W. 45,632 51,336

Douglas, B. M. 41,948 48,659

Driggs, D. 43,173 49,433

Epps, J. 40,724 47,240

Fuller, B. J. 35,732 40,413

Gifford, F. 51,344 58,195

Gortegut, E. 43,173 48,568

Hanks, D. R. 37,219 48,546

Jessup, K. D. 44,054 49,561

Koong, L. 52,780 61,753

Kozel, T. 50,831 58,661

Lanphear, J. 53,795 60,788

Larson, L. T. 41,132 48,535

Lightner, D. 41,540 49,225

Looney, C. 36,000 40,300

Manhardt, R. 46,131 51,205

Marschall, J. 45,675 52,983

Mc Queen, R. 51,350 59,564

Mc Reynolds, P. W. 46,446 53,181

Mills, J. R. 33,922 39,179

Miller, E. L. 52,780 62,280

Mitchell, T. 36,000 40,716

Moscove, S. 41,132 47,508

Myer, G. L. 36,353 47,170

Newman, W. 29,646 33,530

Pardini, R. 53,769 63,443

Saiidi, M. 28,854 39,000

Sandilya, M. 31,261 35,013

Schneider, L. 51,633 58,603

Shepperson, W. 48,080 56,975

Shin, H. 43,172 51,159

Shirley, J. 52,333 59,398

Slemmons, D. 45,629 51,104

Smith, R. W. 43,173 50,944

Strefeler, J. 34,284 39,598

Stutzman, J. 34,000 37,740

Taylor, R. 46,435 58,865

Tompson, R. N. 44,400 50,837

Turner, R. H. 35,376 39,267

Veach, T. 35,525 41,209

Wallace, W. 48,399 57,111

Westfall, D. 60,900 70,644

Winne, D. 31,261 35,356

Wood, J. 60,900 70,644

*3-year contract, July 1, 1985, UNS Code Section



Unrue, J. C. 58,235 64,641

Westfall, H. 57,068 63,345

Rivera, L. 57,068 63,345

Anderson, D. 53,000 60,830

Emerson, D. 52,427 61,194

Marshall, D. 51,322 56,967

Michel, M. A. 52,639 58,429

Smith, R. 32,607 47,000

Vallen, J. 53,395 59,268

White, W. T. 41,087 54,728

Wright, T. 52,000 57,720

Lujan, J. 32,000 35,520

Raschko, L. 34,415 39,200

Rothermel, B. 52,526 61,203

Deacon, M. D. 41,615 48,193

Jacobs, N. J. 22,000 24,420

Crawford, J. 48,810 56,679

Golding, L. A. 46,277 53,767

Iyer, A. 33,495 38,674

Ladkany, S. 36,500 40,965

Mc Cullough, J. 43,359 49,628

Moujaes, S. 34,510 38,756

Nietling, L. 34,751 39,574

Roske, R. 45,023 50,976

Saville, A. 44,404 51,088

Stevens, A. W. 44,419 50,805

Verma, S. 54,169 60,471

Yfantis, E. 35,525 40,528


Winterberg, F. 55,112 61,176

Doherty, J. 36,710 40,752

Wilson, D. 24,876 27,612

*Wagner, S. 22,000 22,000

**Gold, A. 59,195 65,712

***Fenske, P. 59,195 65,712

***Warburton, J. 59,195 65,712

***Irwin-Williams, C. 52,780 58,584

***Osmond, B. 54,303 60,276

***Stojanoff, C. 55,906 62,052

*1/2 time appointment - DRI institutional funds.

**1/2 time appointment - DRI institutional funds and

also receives automobile expense allowance.

***Placed in the DRI Executive Incentive Plan.


Balboni, A. 42,000 47,786

Brown, T. 34,198 38,990

Fiant, R. 34,000 38,684

Regan, J. 25,000 28,444

Thomas-Sims, Jr. 39,000 44,372

Rawson, R. 41,637 63,164


Aiazzi, S. 36,613 41,899

Greenhaw, C. 41,121 47,000

Karr, J. 36,102 41,443


Miltenberger, P. 48,720 54,400

Gould, E. 40,683 48,000

Gubanich, R. 40,683 48,000

Remington, R. 40,683 48,000

Pacheco, A. L. 32,815 38,911

Hillygus, G. (.50 FTE) 20,236

Wilkins, D. -- 41,679


Davies, B. 39,389 45,158

Dondero, M. 39,389 45,158

Ms. Del Papa moved approval of the salary, contract, per-

quisites and other conditions of employment. Mrs.

Gallagher seconded. Moton carried.

10. Report of the Budget and Finance Committee

The Budget and Finance Committee met on June 27, 1985 and

Mrs. Carolyn Sparks, Chair, submitted the following report

and recommendations:

(1) Recommended approval of Handbook change, Title 4, Chap-

ter 1, Section 9, Board of Regents Spending Policy, as


1. In-State Travel

Reimbursement of travel expenses incurred by mem-

bers of the Board of Regents will be made for all

trips required in an official capacity within the

State. Reimbursement will be made at the rates

authorized by the State of Nevada.

2. Out-of-State Travel

Each Regent is authorized to attend one national

and one regional meeting annually. Any additional

out-of-state travel is to be approved by the Board

of Regents or by the Chairman when in the interest

of time it cannot be approved by the full Board.

Should a Regent be appointed or elected to a na-

tional or regional board, that Regent will present

for consideration and estimated travel budget for

the coming year.

3. Operating Funds

Expenses incurred by a member of the Board of Reg-

gents in an official capacity will be reimbursed

by the UNS, including long distance telephone

charges, postage, etc.

4. Host Funds

An annual host account of up to $2500 for the

Chairman of the Board of Regents and up to $1000

for the remaining members of the Board of Regents

to be used for official UNS hosting. These ac-

counts will be used to reimburse Regents for host

expenditure claims submitted to the Secretary of

the Board.

(2) Recommended approval of the proposed change to the

Handbook, Title 4, Chapter 10, Section 4, Investment

of Surplus Operating Capital as outlined in Ref. B-2,

filed with the permanent minutes.

This change has been discussed with the Presidents and

Business Officers, and, with the exception of DRI, all

are in agreement with the proposal.

Deputy Chancellor Dawson reported that the change in

the policy would require the institutions to be respon-

sible for expenses which are presently reimbursed from

the Board of Regents Special Projects account; i. e.,

interviewing and recruiting, perquisites, and litiga-

tion. The funding for DRI does not allow for a large

daily cash balance for investing purposes, thus caus-

ing that institution appoximately $40,000 in addition-

al expenses. Therefore, the Committee recommended a

review of this policy to determine its effects on DRI,

and a report to the Board in approximately 6 months.

A correction to page 3, Ref. B-2, was noted. The

average daily cash, January - May, 1985, for DRI, is

a positive $300,000.

Mrs. Sparks moved to accept the report and recommendations

of the Budget and Finance Committee. Motion carried.

11. Report of the Audit Committee

The Audit Committee met on June 27, 1985, and Mrs. June

Whitley, Chair, submitted the following report and recom-


(1) Internal Audit Director Sandi Cardinal presented the

following 5 audits:

University of Nevada, Reno

National Direct Student Loan Program (NDSL)

College Work-Study Program (CWS)

Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (SEOG)

July 1, 1982 through June 30, 1984

Mrs. Whitley asked if actions were being taken to cor-

rect the audit recommendations. Vice President Dhingra

explained that the recommendations were being acted

upon and the accounts were in the process of being

closed. Mrs. Cardinal stated that all financial aid

programs were being reviewed.

University of Nevada, Reno

Pell Grant Program (Pell)

Guaranteed Student Loan Program (GSL)

July 1, 1983 through June 30, 1984

Clark County Community College


July 1, 1982 through June 30, 1984

Mrs. Whitley asked if personnel were continuing to

collect on loans and if these funds were being turned

back to the federal government. President Meacham

replied in the affirmative.

University of Nevada, Reno

Review of Cashier's Office

Investigation and Follow-up Reviews of the

Cashier's Office Correction of Internal

Control Weaknesses

Mrs. Whitley asked if the locked drawers have been in-

stalled with separate keys and if the drawers are be-

ing monitored. Vice President Dhingra stated that

they were, and he also stated that the standard form

for receivables will be developed in July and submit-

ted to the Audit Committee at the September meeting.

University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Physical Education Department

July 1, 1983 through December 31, 1984

Mrs. Gallagher asked what the recommended timeframe

should be in collecting funds from rentors of the

facilities. Mrs. Cardinal recommended a two-week

period. Mrs. Whitley requested that UNLV report back

to the Committee in September with a follow-up report

on the recommendations.

A summary of the report and the responses from the respon-

sible Administrators are contained in Ref. A-1, filed in the

Regents Office.

Mrs. Whitley moved to accept the report and recommendations

of the Audit Committee. Motion carried.

12. Report from American Investors

Mr. Lew Shuman, American Investors Management, Inc., re-

ported on the status of the $200,000 principal of the Mamie

Kleberg Historic Preservation Endowed Chair that was placed

with American Investors in November, 1979.

Mr. Shuman related that due to a foreclosure, $50,000 had

been previously lost. The remaining funds are now divided

into 3 loans:

1) $28,000 loan (Spooner), with payments being paid prompt-


2) $14,000 loan (Shultz), a second mortgage with problems

in collecting payments; and

3) $115,000 loan (Green), a second mortgage at 12% with the

first payment not due until September, 1986, which is a

replacement of collateral for the loan in Las Vegas.

Mr. Dawson explained to the Board that the original amount

given to Mr. Shuman for management was $200,000. The in-

terest from this investment amount was to be used for a

Chair in Historical Preservation at UNR. If the funds are

tied up with no payments until September, 1985, President

Crowley will be without funds for this position, which is

currently filled by Dr. Donald Fowler.

President Crowley further explained that the original gift

created in 1978-79 was an endowment of $400,000. Former

Chancellor Baepler and his financial advisors placed the

gift with American Investors and Security National Bank.

The funds from American Investors have not been forthcoming

and the Campus has had to make up the difference for several


Ms. Del Papa stated System attorneys and staff are very

concerned over the management of the funds and have made

several attempts to have the matter clarified, but have

not had sufficient information from Mr. Shuman.

Mr. Dawson, Mrs. Brigham and Dr. Crowley stated they had not

been notified and had not given permission for the transfer

of the University of Nevada System's assets from the Las

Vegas Property to the Green second deed of trust.

Mr. Foley requested a full report from Mr. Shuman on the

activity to date on the account to be delivered to Mr.

Dawson no later than July 15. The report is to include:

All activity to date.

Information with respect to the first positions of

each deed.

Report on the $50,000 which was lost.

Mr. Shuman agreed that he would comply. Mr. Dawson was in-

structed to follow up on the matter and report back to the

Board at the next meeting.

13. Approved Handbook Change, Title 4, Chapter 3, Section 10,

Sick Leave Policy

Currently, the Board of Regents Handbook, Title 4, Chapter

3, Section 10, regarding professional staff sick leave

policy, does not differentiate between "A" or "B" and letter

of appointment professional employees. Approved a change

in the Handbook, Title 4, Chapter 3, Section 10, Sick Leave

Policy as contained in Ref. C, filed in the Regents Office,

to specify that only professional staff members on an "A"

or "B" contract are eligible for sick leave benefits.

Mrs. Whitley moved approval of the Handbook change regarding

Sick Leave Policy. Mrs. Gallagher seconded. Motion car-


14. Approved Handbook Change, Title 4, Chapters 5, 10, 17, 18,

Professional Staff and Classified Employee Grants-in-Aid

Approved changes in the Handbook, Title 4, Chapters 5, 10,

17, 18, Professional Staff and Classified Employee Grants-

in-Aid as contained in Ref. D, filed in the Regents Office.

Ms. Del Papa moved approval of the Handbook change regard-

ing Professional Staff and Classified Employee Grants-in-

Aid with the exception of Chapter 5, Section 3.2 to be

placed on reserve with an effective date of January 31,

1986 with further study by the Council of Presidents. Mrs.

Gallagher seconded. Motion carried.

Chairman Klaich requested a report on the policy at the

September meeting and thanked Mr. Steve Salaber, Business

Officers and Mr. Robert Ulrich for their efforts.

15. Approved Handbook Change, Title 4, Chapter 3, Section 16,

Salary Schedule

Approved the UNS Salary Schedules as contained in Ref. E,

filed with the permanent minutes. These schedules have

been reviewed and approved by the Presidents' Council.

Deputy Chancellor Dawson clarified to the Board that these

schedules include the 11% increase appropriated by the 1985

Nevada Legislature and illustrate the minimum and maximum

for each range.

Ms. Del Papa moved approval of the Handbook change regarding

the Salary Schedules. Mrs. Gallagher seconded. Motion


16. Report on Voluntary Early Retirement Program

The Presidents reported on the Voluntary Early Retirement

Programs from January through June, 1985.

President Maxson stated there were 6 faculty and 1 Adminis-

trator who applied for early retirement which will result

in $180,000 savings in salaries.

President Crowley stated there were 17 instructional faculty

and 3 academic support staff who applied for early retire-

ment which will result in $243,000 savings in salaries.

These savings will be used to assist instructional positions

left by the retiring persons.

TMCC, WNCC and NNCC reported there were no requests for

early retirement at their Campuses.

President Meacham reported there was a positive reception

to the Early Retirement Program and there were 2 eligible

faculty at CCCC.

17. Approved Amendment to Handbook, Title 4, Chapter 1, Section

6, Campus Development

Approved an amendment to the Handbook, Title 4, Chapter 1,

Section 6, Campus Development, as contained in Ref. G, filed

with the permanent minutes.

This policy would standardize plaques placed on UNS build-

ings and would include those Regents involved at the time

of planning and approving the building as well as those

members serving at the completion of construction. Donors,

when appropriate, would be recognized, as would the State

Public Works Board and the architects.

It was suggested that the Governor's name be added to the


Mrs. Sheerin moved approval of the amendment to the Hand-

book regarding Campus Development. Mrs. Sparks seconded.

Motion carried.

President Maxson stated that these plaques would be placed

on the Business and Hotel and the Thomas and Mack Events

Center buildings at UNLV, inasmuch as they have just recent-

ly been completed.

18. Approved Acceptance of a Gift, WNCC

Approved acceptance of a gift from American Building Company

in Carson City consisting of a 4000-square-foot building

shell valued at $50,000. This building will house the

machine technology program and materials testing center

at the Carson Campus, which will significantly enhance the

educational services at the College.

Instructed that approval for construction of the building

on Campus property be sought from the State Public Works

Board and the Interim Finance Committee of the Legislature.

Mrs. Sheerin moved approval of acceptance of the gift from

American Buildings Company. Mrs. Kenney seconded. Motion


19. Approved Exchange of Land, UNLV

Approved UNLV to enter into an exchange of property with

Valley Bank. The land the University would exchange fronts

Maryland Parkway and is between the Standard Service Station

on the south and Valley Bank, University Branch, on the

north, containing 26,142 square feet. The bank-owned prop-

erty is west of the bank building and contains 37,400 square

feet. The exchange of property would include a $40,000 pay-

ment in favor of the University. These funds would be used

for academic purposes.

Mr. Foley moved approval of the exchange of land between

UNLV and Valley Bank. Mrs. Sparks seconded. Motion car-


President Maxson further explained the reason for this ex-

change of land. Mr. Foley questioned the water reservoir

project and President Maxson replied there was some question

whether this project would be completed. He further report-

ed on the Silver Bowl progress and stated the resurfacing

was on schedule.

20. Approved Sale of Property, UNLV

Approved to sell the following parcels:

a. Property donated by Edward J. and Marjorie Barrick and

Sam and Mary Ziegman consisting of lots 17, 18, 19 and

20 in Block 22, on the corner of Casino Center and Clark

Street. The proceeds will benefit the College of Busi-

ness and Economics.

b. Property donated by Abe Fox, President of Fortune, Inc.,

consisting of 2 1/2 acres located near Warm Springs

Road, south of Mc Carran Airport. The proceeds will

benefit the performing arts buildings.

Mr. Foley moved approval to sell donated properties as

stated above. Mrs. Gallagher seconded. Motion carried.

21. Approved Award of Tenure, UNLV

President Maxson recommended the following award of tenure,

effective July 1, 1985:

G. Eric Martin, Associate Professor of Education Counseling

and Education Psychology and Foundations

Ms. Del Papa moved approval of award of tenure for Dr.

Martin. Mrs. Gallagher seconded. Motion carried.

22. Approved the Distinguished Professor Title, UNLV

Approved a proposal to create a title of Distinguished Pro-

fessor to be used at UNLV to recognize and honor those full

professors whose contributions have earned them this honor,

as contained in Ref. H, filed with the permanent minutes.

Mrs. Kenney moved approval of the Distinguished Professor

Title at UNLV. Ms. Del Papa seconded. Motion carried.

23. Approved Phase I, Professional Development Degree in Science

and Education, UNLV

Approved the Phase I Proposal for a Professional Develop-

ment Degree in Science and Education at UNLV, as contained

in Ref. I, filed in the Regents Office.

This Proposal is a joint effort of the College of Education

and the College of Science, Mathematics and Engineering to

provide a degree which will be designed for those already

holding a bachelor's degree, who are either currently teach-

ing or desire to become a teacher.

The curriculum consists of at least 24 credits, completed at

either the undergraduate or graduate level. These credits

will be distributed between courses in science and/or mathe-

matics and teaching methods in science and/or mathematics.

A survey which covered a 3-year period indicated a shortage

of mathematics and science teachers at the national level,

as well as in Nevada. In Clark County a critical shortage

of physical science teachers exists with mathematics teach-

ers also in great demand.

Enrollment for the 1st year of the program is anticipated

to be 5 FTE students, increasing to 20 by the 4th year.

Support for the 1st year of the program is estimated at

$12,000. The 4th year budget is projected to be $47,200,

as additional sections of some courses will be needed.

Mrs. Kenney moved approval of the Phase I Proposal for Pro-

fessional Development Degree in Science and Education at

UNLV, with the request that courses for the program be out-

lined in Phase II. Ms. Del Papa seconded. Motion carried.

24. Approved Promotion to Emeritus Status, UNLV

President Maxson recommended approval of promotion to Emeri-

Status for the following:

Mrs. Eva Bortman, Emeritus Associate Professor of Education

Dr. John T. Standish, Emeritus Director of Financial Aid

Ms. Del Papa moved approval of promotion to Emeritus Status

at UNLV. Mrs. Kenney seconded. Motion carried.

25. Approved Parking and Traffic Regulations, UNLV

Approved the revised parking and traffic regulations for

UNLV, as contained in Ref. J, filed in the Regents Office.

President Maxson explained there is a provision to authorize

collection for parking fees, but UNLV would not be enforcing

this collection at this time.

Ms. Del Papa moved approval of the Parking and Traffic

Regulations at UNLV. Mrs. Gallagher seconded. Motion


26. Approved CSUN Amendments, UNLV

Approved the CSUN amendments, as contained in Ref. K, filed

in the Regents Office.

Mrs. Whitley moved approval of the CSUN amendments. Mrs.

Gallagher seconded. Motion carried.

27. Approved Appointment of Interim Dean, UNLV

Approved the appointment of Dr. William T. White as Interim

Dean, College of Business and Economics at UNLV, effective

July 1, 1985 at a salary of $54,728.

Mrs. Kenney moved approval of the appointment of Dr. William

T. White as Interim Dean, College of Business and Economics

at UNLV, effective July 1, 1985. Mrs. Sparks seconded.

Motion carried.

28. Approved an Appointment, UNLV

Approved the appointment of Dr. Ron Smith as Interim Dean,

Graduate School at UNLV, effective July 1, 1985 at a salary

of $47,000.

Mrs. Kenney moved approval of the appointment of Dr. Ron

Smith as Interim Dean, Graduate School at UNLV, effective

July 1, 1985. Mrs. Sparks seconded. Motion carried.

29. Approved Amendment to Handbook, Title 4, Chapter 17, Section

10, Student Fees, UNLV

Approved an amendment to the Handbook, Title 4, Chapter 17,

Section 10, Student Fees, which will increase the student

health insurance fees effective Fall, 1985:

From To

Annual $110.00 $135.00

Semester 55.00 67.50

Summer Session N/A N/A

The contractual arrangements with Keystone Life Insurance

Company grant exclusive rights for the firm to offer student

health insurance on a mandatory plan with strong right of

waiver for those students electing not to particiapte.

Specifically, students will be able to determine if they

want coverage at the time they pay their fees.

The new plan will not only provide coverage during the Fall

Semester, but will also include the Mini Term (9-4-85 to

1-27-86). Additionally, students participating in the pro-

gram during the Spring will not be covered throughout the

Summer (1-27-86 to 9-4-86). The increase is applicable to

students only; dependent rates will remain the same.

Ms. Del Papa moved approval of amendment to the Handbook

regarding Student Fees at UNLV. Mrs. Sparks seconded.

Motion carried.

30. Approved Promotion to Emeritus Status, CCCC

President Meacham recommended approval of promotion to

Emeritus Status for the following:

Dr. Ernest W. Searles, Instructor of Economics, Emeritus

Mrs. Kenney moved approval of promotion to Emeritus Status

at CCCC. Mrs. Gallagher seconded. Motion carried.

31. Approved Easement, CCCC

Approved the request from the City of North Las Vegas for a

10' x 100' permanent easement to accommodate bridge abutment

and storm drainage corner of NW corner of property at Gowan

for a flood control project. They also requested easement

of a 10' strip while undergoing construction.

Mrs. Whitley moved approval of the easement requests from

the City of North Las Vegas. Ms. Del Papa seconded. Motion


32. Approved Phase II, Associate of Arts Degree in Computer

Science, CCCC

Approved the Phase II Proposal for an Associate of Arts

degree in Computer Science at CCCC, as contained in Ref. L,

filed in the Regents Office.

This degree will furnish computer programming skills to

mathematics and science majors and provide a path into a

Bachelor of Arts program in Computer Science.

The curriculum will consist of 64 credits which will in-

clude courses in mathematics, science and computer logic/

programming, as well as fulfill general education require-

ments. Entrance requirements will consist of completion of

mathematics through intermediate algebra courses.

No additional funds are required to support the program.

Existing faculty and facilities are sufficient, and no new

courses are required.

This program will give students a foundation of technical

skills, as well as provide the initial training for those

who wish to complete a 4-year degree.

The proposal has been articulated with UNLV; therefore, stu-

dents should sucessfully transfer into the Comupter Science

program at UNLV with Junior status.

Demand for technical and junior programmer positions is high

in southern Nevada, and could be served by this program.

The Phase I Proposal was approved by the Board of Regents in

May, 1985.

Ms. Del Papa moved approval of the Phase II Proposal for

Associate of Arts Degree in Computer Science at CCCC. Mrs.

Kenney seconded. Motion carried.

The meeting recessed until Friday, June 28, 1985 at 9:00 A.M.

All Regents were present with the exception of Mr. Karamanos.

President Meacham introduced Dr. Ernest W. Searles, Emeritus

Instructor of Economics.

33. Report on UNS Endowment Scholarship

Director of Endowment Edna Brigham reported on the UNS

Endowment Scholarship program, stating that the endowment

is attracting as trustees dedicated and energetic persons

who are committed to the UNS Endowment. She introduced

members of the Endowment Committee who were present:

Sarah Denton

Don Brown

Jim Germain

Walt Casey

Chairman Klaich expressed the extreme gratitude of the Board

to the trustees for their commitment to the UNS Endowment.

Mr. Walt Casey, Chairman of the southern trustees of the

endowment, announced the beginnings of this scholarship

program. He stated there was funding for 3 $1000 scholar-

ships for the coming year and held a drawing to choose the

3 high schools in the State to be the first recipients of

these awards: Mrs. Sparks drew Las Vegas High School repre-

senting Clark County, Ms. Del Papa drew Edward C. Reed High

School for Washoe County, and Mrs. Gallagher drew Mc Dermitt

High School for the rural areas of the State. The high

schools will pick the student awardees, who may choose which

institution in the State of Nevada he or she wishes to at-


34. Reports of the Ad Hoc Legislative Liaison Committee and the

UNS Task Force on Educational Telecommunications

The Board considered the reports and recommendations from

the ad hoc Legislative Liaison Committee and the UNS Task

Force on Educational Telecommunications simultaneously.

Mrs. Gallagher, Chairman of the ad hoc Legislative Liaison

Committee, reported that UNS fared quite well in the 1985

Legislature (see Ref T, filed with permanent minutes).

Planning has already begun for the 1987 Legislative Session,

with accountability for the 1985-87 appropriations being

one of the prime goals. Four areas of accountability have

been identified:

1. Equipment Purchases - AB469 appropriated $12,640,926 for

equipment acquisitions, most to buy engineering and vo-

cational/technical equipment. Because a large portion

of that appropriation is earmarked for academic and in-

structional support needs, the Committee recommended to

the Board that a coordinating committee of the Academic

Affairs Council/System Business Officers be charged with

overseeing the purchasing to ensure that UNS realizes

the best return for its investments. Volume purchases

and compatibility of equipment will be encouraged where


2. Merit Pay. Uniform eligibility criteria must be estab-

listed to serve as a guideline for distribution of merit

pay and the Board asked each institution to report in

October how merit pay was distributed. The report will

include percentage of faculty who were eligible, the

number who received merit pay, and the percentage in-

crease received. The Presidents' Council and Chancel-

lor's staff will develop a standardized verification

form for use in future years.

3. Student-Faculty Ratios. Each institution will verify

reduction of ratios as funded by the '85 Legislature,

through reports to Vice Chancellor Sparks.

4. Presidential Compensation. Equity in compensation for

University Presidents will be a goal of the Board dur-

ing the current biennium.

Mrs. Sheerin, Chairman of the UNS Task Force on Educational

Telecommunications, announced that a full report of its

activities would be presented in the Fall. She requested

$60,000 from the Regents Special Projects Funds for a con-

sultant to plan Local Area Networks (LAN) for each Campus.

Mr. Dick Belaustegui of UNSCC discussed the networks and

the capabilities for use not only by UNS but by other State

agencies and rural communities, once a Statewide network is

in place. In addition, industries could also take advantage

of the system, thereby enhancing Statewide economic develop-

ment. Blueprints of each building on Campus will be devel-

oped as well as the general Campus area. By having complete

blueprints, the project may be completed in phases as fund-

ing permits.

It was pointed out that UNR, at the direction of President

Crowley, has already begun the LAN system. The amount re-

quested would cover the expenses of the other institutions.

UNR's system has cost approximately $18,500 to date. The

estimated costs are $6,000 for the other Campuses except

UNLV, which will be $20-$25,000. Mr. Belaustegui has been

instrumental in the UNR project. Campuses to be included

are TMCC, WNCC (Carson and Fallon), CCCC (Cheyenne and

Henderson), UNLV, NNCC, DRI and the Chancellors Office.

Mr. Foley stated he felt this was an outstanding system

which would guarantee compatability Statewide, yet each

Campus would be autonomous. Mrs. Gallagher reported that

both Committees are in favor of the networking and would

aid their work tremendously in the future.

Ms. Del Papa asked for a status report on the Special Proj-

ects Fund, with Mr. Dawson replying that at present there

is approximately $300,000 uncommitted in the fund. Ms. Del

Papa referred to the guidelines adopted by the Board a num-

ber of years ago for the spending of the Special Projects

funds and asked that these be reviewed by staff. Her con-

cern was not the project being considered, but, recalling

past experience, the eroding of funds without a set guide-

line. She suggested the Board consider bearing half the

expense with each Campus contributing the other half.

Mrs. Sheerin requested the Board make a full financial

commitment for this long-range plan which would eventually

link all Campuses. President Maxson agreed, relaying the

advantages of such a system and further stating that once

the plan is in place, the Campus faces awesome expenditures

to complete its own networking. Mrs. Gallagher reminded

the Board that in the workshop in the Spring it had agreed

that the networking was its number one priority.

Mr. Foley moved to authorize the expenditure of Regents

Special Projects Fund of up to $60,000 for planning on each

Campus as necessary for the Local Area Networks which would

ensure compatibility. Mrs. Whitley seconded. Motion car-


Mrs. Gallagher moved the acceptance of the reports and rec-

ommendations of the two Committees. Mrs. Sheerin seconded.

Motion carried.

Mrs. Gallagher moved to establish an oversight committee

for the purchasing of authorized equipment and which falls

within the areas of accountability as outlined, including

the networking system, and further, that the committee con-

sist of the Academic Affairs Council and the Finance Of-

ficers of the System, with Warren Fox, Ron Sparks and Mark

Dawson serving as staff. Mrs. Sparks seconded. Motion


Mrs. Sheerin expressed the desire that the Committee in-

clude appropriate Campus input when making decisions in

technical areas.

35. Approved Easement, DRI

Approved Nevada Power Company's vacating of a current ease-

ment through the Maryland Parkway property and its replace-

ment by a new easement located elsewhere in the plot.

Mrs. Kenney moved approval of the easement at DRI. Ms. Del

Papa seconded. Motion carried.

36. Approved Appointment of Executive Director for Atmospheric

Sciences Center, DRI

Approved the appointment of Dr. Joe Warburton as the new

Executive Director for DRI's Atmospheric Sciences Center,

effective July 1, 1985, at a salary of $65,712.

Mrs. Kenney moved approval of the appointment of Dr. Joe

Warburton as Executive Director of DRI's Atmospheric Sci-

ences Center. Mrs. Gallagher seconded. Motion carried.

37. Approved the Financial Plan, DRI

Approved DRI's finanial plan for the fiscal year ending

June 30, 1986, as contained in Ref. M, filed in the Regents

Office. The plan as presented does not relfect the recent-

ly approved reassignment of personnel from the Atmospheric

Sciences Center to the Energy and Environmental Engineering

Center, since the full details of this process have not yet

been finalized. However, these reassignments will result in

reallocation of resources rather than in any net changes in

the plan.

Mrs. Gallagher moved approval of DRI's financial plan with

changes which are necessary to comply with SB 522. Mrs.

Kenney seconded. Motion carried.

38. Approved Sale of Property, DRI

Approved the title to Parcel Number 123-102-06 in Crystal

Bay, which was donated to the Board of Regents for the

benefit of DRI, be transferred to the DRI Research Founda-

tion in consideration of payment of $1.00. This environ-

mentally sensitive lot cannot be built upon presently. The

Foundation will attempt to dispose of it through the lottery

for land acquisition in the Lake Tahoe area.

Ms. Del Papa moved approval of the sale of property at DRI.

Mrs. Gallagher seconded. Motion carried.

39. Approved Administrative Structure, TMCC

Approved the administrative structure at TMCC, as contained

in Ref. N, filed in the Regents Office. TMCC has been in a

temporary administrative structure for more than a year.

The following is a list of changes:

Current Proposed

Dean of the College Vice President-Operations

Dr. Pat Miltenberger

Assistant to the President Dean of Administrative Services

also responsible for Mrs. Rita Gubanich

Administrative Services

Associate Dean of Instruc- Dean of Instructional Services

tional Services Mr. Ron Remington

Associate Dean of Student Dean of Student Services

Services Dr. Ed Gould

The individuals will have the same responsibilities and same

pay. The Assistant to the President's title will be changed

to Dean of Administration to reflect more accurately the

responsibilities of that position. The Vice President's

title is in keeping with the current responsibilities of

that position. The Dean of Administration will report to

the Vice President as the Dean of Instruction and the Dean

of Student Services currently do. All personnel have been

in their respective positions and/or functions for two years

or more. All titles have been in prior use and are allowed

under the current College Bylaws.

Mrs. Whitley moved approval of the administrative structure

at TMCC. Ms. Del Papa seconded. Motion carried.

Chairman Klaich commended President Eardley on the adminis-

trative structure at TMCC.

40. Approved Handbook Change in Title 4, Chapter 13.D, Parking

and Traffic, TMCC

Approved the change in the Handbook in Title 4, Chapter 13.D

Sections 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 7 and 8, Parking and Traffic Regula-

tions, as contained in Ref. O, filed in the Regents Office.

General Counsel Klasic recommended approval with the addi-

tion of the words, "the issuance of a citation and" in the

4th line of Section 7, Paragraph 3.

Mrs. Kenney moved approval of the Handbook change regarding

parking and traffic at TMCC. Ms. Del Papa seconded. Motion


41. Approved Handbook Change, Title 4, Chapter 16.C, Student

Admission, Registration, Grades and Examinations, TMCC

Approved the change in the Handbook in Title 4, Chapter 16.C

Section 2 and 4, Student Admission, Registration, Grades and

Examinations, as contained in Ref. P, filed in the Regents


These revisions clarify Campus policy, and provide for at-

tendance of qualified youth and/or high school students.

The amended policy would also permit high school juniors

with a 3.0 grade point average to enroll in University

transfer courses.

Ms. Del Papa moved approval of the Handbook change regarding

Student Registration, Admission, Grades and Examinations at

TMCC. Mrs. Kenney seconded. Motion carried.

42. Approved Handbook Change, Title 4, Chapter 17, Section 8,

Student Fees and Expenses, TMCC

Approved the change in the Handbook in Title 4, Chapter 17,

Section 8, Paragraph 1 and 4, Student Fees and Expenses, as

contained in Ref. Q, filed in the Regents Office.

Mrs. Kenney moved approval of the Handbook change regarding

Student Fees and Expenses at TMCC. Ms. Del Papa seconded.

Motion carried.

43. Approved Amendment to Handbook, Title 4, Chapter 17, Section

17, Apartment Rentals, UNR

Approved an amendment to the Handbook, Title 4, Chapter 17,

Section 17, Apartment Rentals, UNR, whereby the $25 cleaning

deposit will be increased and the rental agreement be amend-

ed to read as follows:

Rent shall be paid in advance. Before moving in, the

tenant shall pay the 1st and last month's rent (partial

month pro-rated), plus a $100 cleaning and damage de-

posit, and a $12.50 key deposit. The $112.50 key,

damage and cleaning deposit shall be refunded in whole

or in part upon the termination of the rental agreement

and the peaceful surrender of the rented premises with

the premises left in a clean and habitable condition

(ordinary wear excepted) and with a complete inventory

of furnishings. Inspection will be made by an author-

ized agent of the University.

Rent not received by 5 P.M. on the 11th day of the month

will be considered delinquent and will be subject to a

$5 late charge. Rent or other charges not paid by the

25th of the month when due will result in termination

of the rental agreement on the last day of the month

when due.

Mrs. Gallagher moved approval of the amendment to the Hand-

book regarding Apartment Rentals at UNR. Mrs. Kenney sec-

onded. Motion carried.

44. Approved the Professional Salary Model, UNR

Approved the UNR salary model, under discussion internally

on the Campus with the Deans and faculty for the last two

years, which was developed by the Salary and Benefits Com-

mittee of the Faculty Senate and the Administration working

together. Ref. R is filed with the permanent minutes. The

key features of the salary model include the development of

salary ranges that are tied to the academic market condi-

tions, recognition of premium salary for certain discipline

groups, and consistent application of salary schedules.

The salary model will provide for fair and equitable salary

administration on the Campus. The Faculty Senate unanimous-

ly recommend to the President the implementation of the

salary model.

Deputy Chancellor Dawson recommended approval of the salary

model, and further, that this program be implemented as a

pilot program. General Counsel Klasic noted this proposal

was in compliance with the UNS Code.

Ms. Del Papa moved approval of the Professional Salary

Model at UNR. Mrs. Sheerin seconded. Motion carried.

Vice President Dhingra and the Faculty Senate were commended

for their efforts in the development of this program.

45. Approved Request to Obtain Loan, School of Medicine

Authorized the Medical School to borrow from a local bank

sufficient funds to complete the construction of the clinic

building. The Medical School proposes to borrow these funds

against the deed of trust on the North Las Vegas Shopping

Center given by Mr. Claude I. Howard for the purpose of con-

structing this building.

There is approximately $500,000 available for Mr. Howard to

use on the construction of this building, and it is not

known at this time what total construction costs will be.

The deed of trust secures a note in the amount of $650,000

on which the owners paid one year's interest only at 7% from

May 25, 1983 to May 25, 1984, and one year's interest only

at 8% from May 25, 1984 to May 25, 1985. Interest only at

9% ($58,500) will be due for one year from May 25, 1985 to

May 25, 1986, and interest only at 10% ($65,000) from May

25, 1986 to May 25, 1987. Thereafter, principal and in-

terest at 10% shall be paid in installments of $6272.70 per

month for 20 years ($1,505,448) until principal and interest

are paid in full.

In addition, the Board of Regents has executed to the owners

of the improvements on the property, a 55-year lease for

which the lessee (U. S. Management, Inc.) pays $1500 per

month rent. The balance due on the lease over the next

53 years is $2,250,000.

Mrs. Gallagher moved approval to obtain a loan for the con-

struction of the clinic building on the Medical School

Campus. Mrs. Sheerin seconded. Motion carried.

46. Approved Land Proposals, NNCC

Approved the following land proposals at NNCC:

a. NNCC has received a proposal from College Parks Limited

to build 48 additional one and two bedroom apartments

on land leased to them by the College.

Present zoning does not allow the owners to build the

number of proposed apartments. In order to conform to

the zoning requirements, Dr. Berg recommended that the

Board of Regents lease the parcel of land to College

Parks Limited under the same conditions as the existing

lease. Since the land is already isolated from the

Campus by the existing student housing, (Ref. S, filed

in the Regents Office, parcel identified by ////), it

has no educational value to the Campus.

Mrs. Gallagher moved approval of the proposal from

College Parks Limited to build 48 additional apartments

at NNCC. Mrs. Kenney seconded. Motion carried.

The Board requested a followup report on the financing

of Mr. Garl for the housing project.

b. NNCC has received a request from Sierra Pacific Power

Company for an easement to erect a pole adjacent to the


Mrs. Sparks moved approval of the easement at NNCC.

Mrs. Sheerin seconded. Motion carried.

c. NNCC requested authorization to deposit the proceeds

from the above property transactions to the Capital

Improvements Fee account at NNCC, and further, to spend

up to $20,000 from that account for improvements to the

Campus parking lots.

Mrs. Whitley moved approval of authorization to deposit

proceeds from the above-mentioned property transactions

to the Capital Improvement Fee account at NNCC and to

spend up to $20,000 from that account for improvement

to the Campus parking lots. Mrs. Gallagher seconded.

Motion carried.

47. Approved Use of Land, NNCC

Approved authorization to make one acre of land available

to the Ruby Valley Riding Club, Elko, to build a 100' x 150'

building to be used for indoor horseback riding. The Club

works extensively with handicapped citizens. The building

would be available for use by NNCC when not being used by

the Club.

Deputy Chancellor Dawson agrees with the concept of the

request, pending receipt of appropriate documentation and

review and approval.

Mrs. Kenney moved approval of the authorization of land to

be available to the Ruby Valley Riding Club of Elko. Ms.

Del Papa seconded. Motion carried.

48. Approved the Appointment of Dean, Student Services, NNCC

Approved the appointment of Mr. Stan Aiazzi as Dean of Stu-

dent Services at NNCC, at a salary of $41,899, effective

July 1, 1985.

Mrs. Gallagher moved approval of the appointment of Mr. Stan

Aiazzi as Dean of Student Services at NNCC, effective July

1, 1985. Mrs. Kenney seconded. Motion carried.

49. Approved Award of Tenure, UNR

President Crowley recommended award of tenure, effective

July 1, 1985, to Dr. Roger K. Ferguson, Internal Medicine.

The School of Medicine has established, with private fund-

ing, the Edward Manville Chair in Internal Medicine. Dr.

Ferguson has been appointed as the initial holder of this

Chair, and will also serve as Chairman of the Department of

Internal Medicine.

President Crowley further recommended award of tenure, ef-

fective July 1, 1985, to Dr. Travis Linn, Dean of the School

of Journalism. He was hired as Chairman of the then Depart-

ment of Journalism with the understanding that, if the De-

partment became a School, he would be the Dean and would be

recommended for tenure. It is the University's practice to

recommended newly appointed Deans for tenure.

Mrs. Gallagher moved approval of award of tenure at UNR for

Dr. Roger K. Ferguson and Dr. Travis Linn. Mrs. Kenney

seconded. Motion carried.

50. Approved to Establish Separate Health Service Fee, UNR

Approved to establish a separate health service fee of $30

per semester, which would be optional to all students except

for international students. During the next academic year,

a review will be made as to what health services will be

rendered, to whom and how best to provide for those serv-

ices. The optional fee will help to determine the number

and types of students interested in obtaining such services.

In order to provide basic health services, the University

will provide some distribution from the Campus activities

and program fund portion of the per credit hour fees to the

Health Service Program.

Mrs. Gallagher moved approval of the health service fee at

UNR. Mrs. Sparks seconded. Motion carried.

Mr. Ted Lancaster, ASUN President, stated he would be work-

ing with the Administration in regard to the health service

fee at UNR.

President Crowley stated there would not be a change in

athletic programs at UNR for the next year. The following

year the men's program will drop from 8 programs to 6; the

women's program will remain the same at 6 programs.

51. New Business

A. Ms. Del Papa suggested a joint meeting be scheduled with

the Economic Development Commission and the Board of

Regents to discuss telecommunications and the estate

tax issue.

She further suggested a joint meeting be scheduled with

the State Board of Education and the Board of Regents.

B. Ms. Del Papa requested guidelines on the Regents Special

Projects Fund be submitted to the Budget and Finance


C. Mrs. Gallagher suggested policies be established for

committee organization.

She further suggested the Legislative Liaison ad hoc

Committee become a standing committee. Chairman Klaich

requested General Counsel Klasic to prepare an amendment

to Regent Bylaws pertaining to this change.

D. Mrs. Sheerin requested that the staff members who have

expertise in the area of commissioned reports from

outside consultants should take part in the presentation

of that report to the full Board.

E. Mr. Foley requested the Handbook be broken down into two

binders. The current Handbook binder is full and it is

an inconvenience to add revisions.

F. President Maxson invited the Board to the naming of the

Geoscience building at UNLV in honor of Mrs. Lilly Fong.

The meeting adjourned at 11:20 A.M.

Mary Lou Moser

Secretary of the Board