08/20/1894
UCCSN Board of Regents' Meeting Minutes
August 20-21, 1894








08-20-1894

Volume OC - Pages 40-41



                       Reno, Nevada

                     August 20, 1894



The regular monthly meeting of the Board of Regents was held at

their Office in the Dormitory building on Monday August 20, 1894

at 10:30 A.M.  Present:  J. W. Haines, C. E. Mack and H. L. Fish,

also the President of the University.



Minutes of previous meeting were read and approved.



The Secretary read the balance sheets showing the expenditures

of all the Departments for the fiscal year end June 30, 1894 and

balances on hand August 1, 1894.



On motion of Mr. Mack, seconded by Mr. Haines, the management of

the Mining Laboratory was placed in charge of President Stubbs

with Professor Jackson as the Head of the Department.  Dr. Stubbs

stated that the College was strong in theoretical and applied

sciences, but deficient in liberal arts such as Ethics, Greek,

Psychology, Education and Rhetoric and asked the Board if it

was the desire to bring the standard up to other American insti-

tutions and he was answered that it was.



It was ordered that the Department of University Extensions work

be organized for citizens in all parts of the State.



It was ordered that a public inaugural ceremony be held at

Mc Kissick's Opera House on Monday evening September 10th when

the new President, Dr. Joseph E. Stubbs, will deliver his inau-

gural address.  Messers Fish, Stubbs and Taylor were appointed a

committee to prepare for same.



It was moved and carried that all students living at the Dormi-

tory be requested to deposit One Dollar as a guarantee for damage

to furniture, etc., and that all students taking a course in

Mechanical Work Shops shall deposit Two Dollars as a Guarantee

Fund against breakage and loss of tools.  Same to be placed in

charge of the President of the University.



Mr. Brown was authorized to purchase the tools at the Mechanical

Shop of the State Orphans Home for Eighty Six Dollars to be paid

for by shop work.



It was ordered that work be given to Nevada Boys (only) in

assisting them to attend the University.



Application of Mrs. Maynard read and considered.



On motion, the Board adjourned to meet Friday, Sept. 28, 1894.



                             H. L. Fish

                             President



Geo. H. Taylor

Secretary