06/28/1924

  

UCCSN Board of Regents' Meeting Minutes
June 28-29, 1924
 



06-28-1924
Volume OE - Pages 385-386

                         Reno, Nevada
                        June 28, 1924

The Board of Regents met in the Office of President Clark at
9 o'clock Saturday, June 28th.  There were present Chairman
Pratt, Mrs. Hood and Judge Talbot.  Absent:  Mrs. Williams and
Mr. Williams.

The minutes of the meeting of May 27th, 1924 were read and,
on motion of Mr. Pratt, approved by the following vote:

    Mrs. Hood            Aye
    Judge Talbot         Aye
    Mr. Pratt            Aye

List No. 19, State Claims, Nos. 194 to 203, for the net sum of
$20,409.01, and List No. 19, Regents Checks Nos. 4056 to 4068
for the net sum of $32,381.92, were, on motion of Judge Talbot,
approved by the following vote:

    Mrs. Hood            Aye
    Judge Talbot         Aye
    Mr. Pratt            Aye

President Clark read letters from Mr. W. A. Clark, Jr. and from
Mr. Clarence H. Mackay re. future building prospects for the
University.

On the recommendation of Professor Stanley Palmer, President
Clark recommended the election of Mr. Benjamin A. Fisher to be
Instructor in Electrical Engineering for the coming University
year, at a salary of $1800 to be paid in 12 equal monthly in-
stallments, service to begin August 25th and salary to begin
from September 1, 1924.  Mrs. Hood made the motion.  Vote:

    Mrs. Hood            Aye
    Judge Talbot         Aye
    Mr. Pratt            Aye

President Clark recommended the following increases in salaries:

    From Public Service Funds, effective July 1, 1924

    S. B. Doten, from $4000 to $4200
    Charles Fleming, from $3600 to $3900
    George Hardman, from Hatch Funds, from $1820 to $2000
    Andrew Young, from $125 per month, to $140 for 6 months
        and $125 for 6 months
    Wayne Adams, from $2400 to $2700 and no further allowance
        for automobile mileage for milk inspection work

    From General Funds, effective September 1, 1924

    George Sears, from $3000 to $3200
    Fred W. Traner, from $3000 to $3200
    F. C. Murgotten, from $2400 to $2700
    S. C. Feemster, from $2500 to $2700
    Gilbert B. Blair, from $2500 to $2700
    Mrs. Louise K. Hammond, from $2000 to $2250
    Miss Julia Detraz, from $2400 to $2500
    Clarence H. Kent, from $2500 to $2700
    Hardy L. Shirley, from $1800 to $2000
    Wm. M. Hoskins, from $2200 to $2400
    Ruth A. Billinghurst, from $1600 to $1800, and from
        Instructor to Assistant Professor
    John Gottardi, from $1600 to $1800
    Winifred E. Champlin, from $1800 to $2000
    Oscar T. Rocklund, from $2250 to $2500
    Henry E. Higgins, renew his $200 for teaching service at
        the rate of $25 per month for the 8 months beginning
        with September, 1924

After general discussion, Mrs. Hood moved the adoption of the
President's recommendation of the list as read.  Vote:

    Mrs. Hood            Aye
    Judge Talbot         Aye
    Mr. Pratt            Aye

Mrs. Hood moved that the Comptroller be authorized to expend
the sum necessary to meet the assessment for pumping water from
Lake Tahoe to take care of the University Farm and the Campus.
The total sum is estimated not to exceed $130.  Vote:

    Mrs. Hood            Aye
    Judge Talbot         Aye
    Mr. Pratt            Aye

President Clark presented Mr. E. K. Fowler's estimates for the
cost of constructing a mezzanine floor in the University Library,
the sum total being $2,081.75.  This total estimate includes the
cost of materials, labor and also 10% additional as Mr. Fowler's
pay.

Judge Talbot moved that the Board approve the estimates and
authorize Mr. Fowler to proceed with the construction of this
mezzanine floor according to the plans and estimates he has
submitted to the Board, the bills to be paid from the Permanent
Construction Funds.  Vote:

    Mrs. Hood            Aye
    Judge Talbot         Aye
    Mr. Pratt            Aye

The matter of proper heating of University buildings came up
for discussion.  President Clark asked to be excused after
having outlined the report of the heating engineer who came
from San Francisco.  Chairman Pratt had the written report of
this engineer.  After some further general discussion on this
important matter, Judge Talbot moved that the Board adjourn
until July 15th, 1924, at 9 o'clock, when it was hoped to reach
definite decision regarding the heating of Manzanita and Lincoln
Halls and to consider the purchase of an additional pump for the
Central Heating Plant and a heater for the Training Quarters.
Vote:

    Mrs. Hood            Aye
    Judge Talbot         Aye
    Mr. Pratt            Aye

                             Walter E. Pratt
                             Chairman

Carolyn M. Beckwith
Secretary