07/18/1942

  

UCCSN Board of Regents' Meeting Minutes
July 18-19, 1942
 



07-18-1942
Volume 5 - Pages 349-350

                       REGENTS MEETING
                        July 18, 1942

Meeting called to order at 10:00 A.M. by Chairman Ross.  Present:
Ross, Brown, Olmsted, Wardin, Gorman and Hartman.

Dr. Hartman presented a thank-you letter from Dean S. Palmer.

Mrs. Wardin moved approval of the minutes of the May 9 Regents
meeting and the Executive Committee meeting of June 15, 1942.

    Dr. Olmsted          Aye
    Mrs. Wardin          Aye
    Judge Brown          Aye
    Mr. Ross             Aye

Bids for oil were opened as follows:

                                    Los     Santa  Freight Total
                                  Angeles  Barbara

Refiners Co-Operative Assn., Inc.   .97      .87     .32    1.19
Tarr & Mc Comb Oil Co., Ltd.                 .82     .32    1.14
Associated Oil Co.                           .90     .27    1.17
Union Oil Co.                                .90     .27    1.17

Dr. Olmsted moved that the contract be given to the Union Oil
Company for approximately 5000 barrels of fuel oil, specification
#400, for the period from August 1, 1942 to June 30, 1943.

    Dr. Olmsted          Aye
    Mrs. Wardin          Aye
    Judge Brown          Aye
    Mr. Ross             Aye

Dr. Hartman discussed a leave of absence for Dr. Inwood from
August 31, 1942 to July 1, 1943 to go into government service,
which he had granted.

Dr. Hartman presented for confirmation the appointment of Mr.
Brainerd Plehn to succeed Arthur Kaufman as Assistant Professor
in the Department of Civil Engineering at a salary of $2400 a
year, payable in 12 monthly installments, effective September 1,
1942, for the year 1942-43.  Dr. Olmsted moved that this appoint-
ment be approved.

    Dr. Olmsted          Aye
    Mrs. Wardin          Aye
    Judge Brown          Aye
    Mr. Ross             Aye

Dr. Hartman presented Miss Shila Wiley's letter of resignation
as a Fellow in the Department of Physical Education for Women,
effective May 15, 1942.

Dr. Hartman read a letter from the War Department appointing
Colonel John H. Gibson, Boise, Idaho, as Professor of Military
Science and Tactics at the University of Nevada, effective
August 1, 1942.

Mr. Gorman presented a report on the Hartung Estate.

Mr. Gorman made a report on the Gymnasium.  Dr. Olmsted moved
that the Executive Committee be authorized to use their judgment
in making changes in the heating plant.

    Dr. Olmsted          Aye
    Mrs. Wardin          Aye
    Judge Brown          Aye
    Mr. Ross             Aye

The Regents discussed the matter of Mr. Friedoff's running for
office - Hatch Act does not apply in this case.

Mr. Gorman presented the statement of General Funds.

Mr. Ross discussed the Social Welfare courses at the University.

Mr. Ross discussed the matter of a separate Department of
Journalism at the University.

Mrs. Wardin moved that the matter of the Alumnus Book be left in
the hands of the President.

    Dr. Olmsted          Aye
    Mrs. Wardin          Aye
    Judge Brown          Aye
    Mr. Ross             Aye

Dr. Olmsted moved that the resignation of Mr. Cecil Creel as
Head of the Agricultural Extension Service at the University,
effective July 18, 1942, be accepted.

    Dr. Olmsted          Aye
    Mrs. Wardin          Aye
    Judge Brown          Aye
    Mr. Ross             Aye

Meeting adjourned at 12:45 P.M. with the understanding that the
next meeting is to be held on September 26 or subject to the call
of the Chairman.