07/22/1915

  

UCCSN Board of Regents' Meeting Minutes
July 22-23, 1915
 



07-22-1915
Volume OD - Pages 609-611

                         Reno, Nevada
                        July 22, 1915

Meeting of the Board of Regents held at 10 A.M. July 22, 1915.
Present:  Henderson, Codd, O'Brien, Pratt and Sullivan, President
Hendrick, Acting Secretary Gorman.  Absent:  Secretary George
H. Taylor.

Minutes of the meetings of July 13, 1915 read and approved.

President reported that the following had accepted the positions
offered:  Louise Fargo Brown, as Dean of Women; Charles Goggio,
as assistant in Romanic Languages;  Dr. George F. James, Head of
Department of Education.

Moved by Mr. Codd that the President write to Dr. Maxwell Adams
stating the policy of the Board of Regents relative to the ex-
change of Professors.  Carried.

Moved by Mr. Codd that the amendment to the Bylaws of the Re-
gents proposed at the last regular meeting be approved and
adopted, as follows:

    Article 5 Section 1 be amended by striking out the words
    "and Treasurer and Comptroller".

    Article 5 amended by inserting Section 2a "The Treasurer and
    Comptroller shall be elected at a regular meeting of the
    Board."

A record vote being taken, all voted aye.

Moved by Mr. O'Brien that the recommendation of the President
that individual memberships in Scientific Societies be purchased
for members of the University of Nevada faculty members be
approved.  Carried.

Moved by Mr. Pratt that the Department of Biology be moved to
Stewart Hall.  Record vote being taken, all voted aye.

Moved by Mr. Codd that President's recommendation that Mr.
Charles A. Norcross be appointed Director of Agricultural Ex-
tension at a salary of $3000 per annum be approved.

Dr. Sullivan offered as an amendment that Charles S. Knight con-
tinue to act until such time as Regents made change.  Record
vote taken on the amendment with the following result:

    Mr. Codd voted no.
    Mr. O'Brien voted no.
    Mr. Pratt voted aye.
    Dr. Sullivan voted aye.
    Chairman Henderson voted no.

Amendment was lost and so declared.

Record vote on the original motion was then taken with the
following result:

    Mr. Codd voted aye.
    Mr. O'Brien voted aye.
    Mr. Pratt voted no.
    Dr. Sullivan voted no.
    Chairman Henderson voted aye.  Original motion was carried
and so declared.

Recess was then taken until 1:30 P.M.

Meeting reconvened at 1:30 P.M.  George H. Taylor, Secretary,
absent, all members of the Board of Regents present.  President
Hendrick and Acting Secretary Gorman present.

Mr. Doten presented his report as Director of the Nevada Agri-
cultural Experiment Station.  It was moved by Mr. Pratt that the
budget and report of the Director be approved.  Record vote being
taken, all voted aye.

It was moved by Mr. Pratt that the following repairs at the
Dining Hall be approved:

              Maple Floor     $ 400
              Cement Floor      250
              Other Repairs     550
                  Total       $1200

Record vote being taken, all voted aye.

Moved by Mr. Pratt that action heretofore taken in regard to
audit of the Comptroller's office be rescinded.  Carried.

Moved by Mr. O'Brien that the Property Committee and the Presi-
dent be authorized to proceed with buildings on the farm and
take such action as in their opinion is desirable.  Record vote
being taken, all voted aye.

Moved by Mr. Pratt that the President be authorized to expend
not to exceed $400 for advertising.  Record vote being taken,
all voted aye.

Chairman Henderson announced the following change in the Finance
Committee:  Mr. O'Brien in place of Mr. Pratt.

No further business appearing, the Board adjourned subject to
the call of the Chair.

                             Charles B. Henderson
                             Chairman

C. H. Gorman
Acting Secretary