06/28/1932

 UCCSN Board of Regents' Meeting Minutes

June 28-29, 1932 



06-28-1932
Volume 5 - Pages 105-107

                       REGENTS MEETING
                        June 28, 1932

The Board of Regents met in the Office of President Clark at
10:30 o'clock, Tuesday morning, June 28, 1932.  There were pres-
ent Chairman Brown, Mr. Williams and Mr. Ross.  Absent:  Mr.
Wingfield and Dr. Olmsted.

The minutes of the May 7, 1932 meeting were approved by the fol-
lowing vote:

    Judge Brown          Aye
    Mr. Williams         Aye
    Mr. Ross             Aye

List No. 6, Regents Checks Nos. 2068 to 2082 inclusive for the
net sum of $39,239.39 and List No. 19, State Claims Nos. 204 to
216 inclusive for the net sum of $20,371.96 inclusive, were ap-
proved by the following vote:

    Judge Brown          Aye
    Mr. Williams         Aye
    Mr. Ross             Aye

Mr. Ross moved that approval be given Comptroller Gorman for the
reinvestment of the Rose Sigler Mathews Scholarship bonds.  Vote:

    Judge Brown          Aye
    Mr. Williams         Aye
    Mr. Ross             Aye

Mr. Williams moved that the previous bond of Mrs. Metcalf be re-
leased by this Board as requested by the Pacific Indemnity Com-
pany in their letter of June 15, 1932.  Vote:

    Judge Brown          Aye
    Mr. Williams         Aye
    Mr. Ross             Aye

President Clark submitted the estimate of Professor Boardman for
the fluming of the ditch at the front of the Campus between the
bridges and, on motion of Mr. Ross, was authorized to have the
ditch flumed, when next the water was turned out of it for a
sufficient length of time, at a cost not to exceed $5500 to be
paid from the Permanent Construction Fund.  Vote:

    Judge Brown          Aye
    Mr. Williams         Aye
    Mr. Ross             Aye

President Clark submitted the estimate of Contractor A. J. Cross
for new gutters and downspouts on the Clark Memorial Library
building.  Mr. Williams moved the recommendation of the Presi-
dent in this matter be approved and that he be authorized to
employ Mr. Cross to put on new gutters on all 4 sides of the
building of 18 oz. copper, with 3 additional downspouts of 16 oz.
copper each on the west and east sides for the sum of $985, to
be paid for from the Permanent Construction Fund but with under-
standing that at an opportune time the President will lay this
matter before Mr. W. A. Clark, Jr., with the idea of permitting
him to reimburse the University's Construction Fund and himself
to replace with copper the destroyed roof of the Library; in the
meantime, the temporary galvanized roof already installed by Mr.
Cross is to remain.  Vote:

    Judge Brown          Aye
    Mr. Williams         Aye
    Mr. Ross             Aye

On motion of Judge Brown, Lawton Kline and Alden J. Plumley were
elected to be regular members of the University staff in the
respective Departments of Modern Languages and Economics, Busi-
ness and Sociology, the 1st at $1200 and the 2nd at $1800 a year
from August 1, 1932, there being no advance in their salaries.
Vote:

    Judge Brown          Aye
    Mr. Williams         Aye
    Mr. Ross             Aye

On motion of Mr. Ross, Jack Ryan was elected regular Instructor
in Shop Practice and Superintendent of Shops at an initial sal-
ary of $1500 for the year beginning August 1, 1932.  Vote:

    Judge Brown          Aye
    Mr. Williams         Aye
    Mr. Ross             Aye

Mr. Williams moved that the position of full-time Secretary in
the College of Agriculture be abolished beginning July 1, 1932.
Vote:

    Judge Brown          Aye
    Mr. Williams         Aye
    Mr. Ross             Aye

At the request of Professor Hill, William C. Miller, M. A., Uni-
versity of Southern California, and Barbara Schmitt were recom-
mended by President Clark to be Fellows in English, each having
charge of 3 sections of English, 1 such section of Mr. Miller's
being in Dramatics, at the respective salaries of $850 and $870,
to be paid them in 9 equal installments beginning with that on
September 1, 1932 and closing with the installment on May 1,
1933.

Mr. Ross moved the adoption of the above recommendation.  Vote:

    Judge Brown          Aye
    Mr. Williams         Aye
    Mr. Ross             Aye

On recommendation of the President, Mr. Ross moved that Mrs. Mae
B. Simas be advanced in rank from an Instructor to an Assistant
Professor in Physical Education for Women, effective from date.
Vote:

    Judge Brown          Aye
    Mr. Williams         Aye
    Mr. Ross             Aye

On recommendation of the President, Mr. Williams moved that Miss
Delpha Wood, Matron of Manzanita Hall and Supervisor of the Din-
ing Hall, at a salary of $1100, should be permitted to teach 8
and 1/2 hours in the Fall semester and 8 hours in the Spring
semester of the coming University year for an additional $100,
making her total salary $1200 to be allocated $400 from the
General University Funds and the remaining $800 from the Dining
Hall - Dormitory Funds.  Vote:

    Judge Brown          Aye
    Mr. Williams         Aye
    Mr. Ross             Aye

On recommendation of the President, Judge Brown moved that the
request of Mr. Ed Hancock, former foreman of the University Stock
Farm, who will be 69 years of age next October 29, 1932, for
placement on the annuity list, be approved for $288 per year to
be paid to him in 12 equal monthly installments of $24 per month
from and after the first of July, 1932.  Vote:

    Judge Brown          Aye
    Mr. Williams         Aye
    Mr. Ross             Aye

On motion of Mr. Williams, the following amendments proposed by
the President to the Staff Service Annuity Plan as amended Janu-
ary 27, 1931, were adopted by this Board:

           Amendments to Staff Service Annuity Plan
                  As Amended January 27, 1931

1.  In opening paragraph, insert after words "The University of
    Nevada continuously" the following words, "and whose full-
    time salary has been paid from funds directly under control
    of the Board of Regents of this University."

2.  Change Section 1.b to read as follows:

    Shall be granted by the Board of Regents to the President,
    the Comptroller, the Registrar, the Superintendent of Build-
    ings and Grounds, the administrative Head of any College,
    School or Public Service Department or to any member of the
    full-time teaching staff of the University upon the request
    of the person concerned any time after that person shall
    have reached the age of 65 years."

3.  In 1.c substitute for the closing words beginning "c. limi-
    tation, etc." the following:

    "compulsory retirement at 70 years of age need not be en-
    forced against other members of the University than those
    listed in 1.b above."

4.  Insert in 2. a new Section b. renumbering present section
    as Section c., the new section to read:

    b.  "Any service annuity shall cease on the date of the
        death of the staff member to whom the annuity was grant-
        ed."

Vote:

    Judge Brown          Aye
    Mr. Williams         Aye
    Mr. Ross             Aye

The date of the next regular meeting was postponed from August
31, 1932 to September 17, 1932 on unanimous vote of the 3 members
present.

The forthcoming report of the Regents to the Governor was dis-
cussed and the President read the copy for his report to the
Board members.  Judge Brown is in process of preparing his re-
port as Chairman for inclusion in the report to be sent to the
Governor early next month.

Adjourned.

                             George S. Brown
                             Chairman

Carolyn M. Beckwith
Secretary