06/30/1921

  

UCCSN Board of Regents' Meeting Minutes
June 30, 1921
 



06-30-1921
Volume OE - Pages 291-294

                         Reno, Nevada
                        June 30, 1921

The Board of Regents met in the Office of President Clark at
10 o'clock on the morning of June 30, 1921.  All the members
of the Board and President Clark were present.

The minutes of the meeting of May 31, 1921 were approved.  Vote:

    Mrs. Hood            Aye
    Mr. Pratt            Aye
    Judge Talbot         Aye
    Mr. North            Aye
    Judge Curler         Aye

On the recommendation of the President, Mr. North moved that
Contractor Smith be given the sum of $375 for the job of chang-
ing the location of the present pillars at the University gateway
and setting the large pillars where the small pillars now are,
and the small pillars as far beyond these large pillars as they
now are, and shortening the walls as necessary to allow this
replacement of pillars.  It is understood that due and proper
foundations, acceptable to Mr. Gorman, be put in.  It is further
understood that the University shall furnish a derrick to Con-
tractor Smith and that the University shall make the necessary
alterations in the electric wiring.  Vote:

    Mrs. Hood            Aye
    Mr. Pratt            Aye
    Judge Talbot         Aye
    Mr. North            Aye
    Judge Curler         Aye

On the recommendation of the President, Mr. North moved that
Mr. Gorman and Mr. Lynch be instructed to have the necessary
changes made on the curbing, sidewalks and pavement necessary
to conform to the changed position of the University gates when
moved, that they consult with Mayor Stewart with regard to these
changes and that the sum so expended shall not exceed $300.
Vote:

    Mrs. Hood            Aye
    Mr. Pratt            Aye
    Judge Talbot         Aye
    Mr. North            Aye
    Judge Curler         Aye

On the recommendation of President Clark, Mr. Pratt moved that
Mr. Gorman be instructed to purchase a new Dodge car for the
University at a price not to exceed $1190, with the understand-
ing that $350 towards this purchase price shall be allowed the
University for the Dodge car which it has been using for the
past 6 years.  Vote:

    Mrs. Hood            Aye
    Mr. Pratt            Aye
    Judge Talbot         Aye
    Mr. North            Aye
    Judge Curler         Aye

On recommendation of President Clark that Comptroller Gorman's
suggestion that the salary of the two clerks in his office be
raised from $110 to $120 be approved, Mrs. Hood moved that, be-
ginning July 1, 1921, Miss Lucile Rosenbrock and Mrs. Freda
Metcalf should each receive $120 per month.  Vote:

    Mrs. Hood            Aye
    Mr. Pratt            Aye
    Judge Talbot         Aye
    Mr. North            Aye
    Judge Curler         Aye

At the request of Director Doten, President Clark recommended
that, beginning July 1, 1921, salaries of 3 persons in the Ex-
periment Station work should be as follows:

    M. R. Miller                    $2850 per annum
    George Hardman                   1600 per annum
    Martha Ryan                       115 per month

Upon Mr. Pratt's motion that the recommendation of the President
be adopted, the vote stood:

    Mrs. Hood            Aye
    Mr. Pratt            Aye
    Judge Talbot         Aye
    Mr. North            Aye
    Judge Curler         Aye

At the request of Dr. Records, President Clark recommended that,
beginning July 1, 1921, the salary of Dr. Lyman W. Vawter be
increased to $3000 per year.  Upon Mr. North's motion that the
recommendation of the President be adopted, the vote stood:

    Mrs. Hood            Aye
    Mr. Pratt            Aye
    Judge Talbot         Aye
    Mr. North            Aye
    Judge Curler         Aye

Dr. Lockett returned to this University for service on June 16th,
1921.  His leave of absence was not up until June 30th.  On the
recommendation of the President, Mr. Pratt moved that the Board
authorize the payment of Dr. Lockett's salary from June 16th to
30th inclusive, that Dr. Lockett be restored to the payroll from
July 1, 1921 at his regular salary and that Comptroller Gorman
be so instructed.  Vote:

    Mrs. Hood            Aye
    Mr. Pratt            Aye
    Judge Talbot         Aye
    Mr. North            Aye
    Judge Curler         Aye

On the recommendation of the President, Mrs. Hood moved that 3
members of the University staff have their salaries increased
to the amounts set opposite their names, to be effective in each
case, July 1, 1921:

    R. O. Courtright, to full
        Professor at                $3600 per annum
    Helena Shade                     1500 and room
    F. H. Sibley                     3600 per annum

Vote:

    Mrs. Hood            Aye
    Mr. Pratt            Aye
    Judge Talbot         Aye
    Mr. North            Aye
    Judge Curler         Aye

The recommendation of the President on the 3 items listed below
were acted on as follows:

    A.  On motion of Mrs. Hood an arrangement for the Agricul-
        tural Extension Division was approved whereby Mr. Charles
        A. Norcross was elected Marketing Expert of the Univer-
        sity Agricultural Extension Service for the 6 months be-
        ginning July 1, 1921 and ending December 31, 1921, at a
        salary of $2000 for this 6 months' period, and granted
        an allowance of $500 for necessary expenses, these
        amounts to be provided from Extension Funds.  Vote:

            Mrs. Hood            Aye
            Mr. Pratt            Aye
            Judge Talbot         Aye
            Mr. North            Aye
            Judge Curler         Aye

    B.  On motion of Mr. Pratt, the resignation of Mr. Charles A.
        Norcross as Director of the Agricultural Extension
        Service, effective from June 30, 1921, was accepted.
        Vote:

            Mrs. Hood            Aye
            Mr. Pratt            Aye
            Judge Talbot         Aye
            Mr. North            Aye
            Judge Curler         Aye

    C.  On motion of Mr. North, Mr. Cecil W. Creel was elected
        Director of the Agricultural Extension Division, and is
        to continue in his present work as State County Agent
        Leader, to receive for these two services the salary
        of $4000 per year, both title and salary to be effec-
        tive July 1, 1921.  Vote:

            Mrs. Hood            Aye
            Mr. Pratt            Aye
            Judge Talbot         Aye
            Mr. North            Aye
            Judge Curler         Aye

On the recommendation of Comptroller Gorman, President Clark
recommended that Mr. Gorman be authorized to purchase for the
University an oil storage tank from the Western Pipe and Steel
Company of San Francisco at the price submitted in this Com-
pany's bid to Comptroller Gorman.  Mr. North moved that the
recommendation of the President be accepted.  Vote:

        Mrs. Hood            Aye
        Mr. Pratt            Aye
        Judge Talbot         Aye
        Mr. North            Aye
        Judge Curler         Aye

On the recommendation of the President, Mr. Pratt moved that
Judge Curler be authorized and directed to close the deal with
the Evans Estate Company for such land north of Ninth Street
as the University would need to purchase to get a right-of-way
for the construction of its proposed spur track from the Western
Pacific Railroad to the oil storage tank on the University Campus
it being understood that not more than 1 1/2 acres are to be
purchased and that the price shall not exceed $750 per acre.
Vote:

        Mrs. Hood            Aye
        Mr. Pratt            Aye
        Judge Talbot         Aye
        Mr. North            Aye
        Judge Curler         Aye

Mr. North moved that List. No. 6, covering Checks Nos. 1045 to
1054 inclusive, for the net sum of $24,780.01, and List No. 9,
covering State Claims Nos. 70 to 83 inclusive, for the net sum
of $18,005.85, be approved.  Vote:

        Mrs. Hood            Aye
        Mr. Pratt            Aye
        Judge Talbot         Aye
        Mr. North            Aye
        Judge Curler         Aye

President Clark notified the Board that $3425 of the Balance
Fund of the U. S. Interdepartmental Social Hygiene Board has
been granted to this University of Nevada for the coming fiscal
year.

Adjourned.

Carolyn M. Beckwith
Secretary