08/31/1923

  

UCCSN Board of Regents' Meeting Minutes
August 31, 1923
 



08-31-1923
Volume OE - Pages 360-361

                         Reno, Nevada
                       August 31, 1923

The Board of Regents met in the Office of President Clark at
10 o'clock Friday morning, August 31, 1923.  Present:  Regents
Pratt, Talbot, Williams and Mrs. Williams, President Clark and
Comptroller Gorman.  Absent:  Mrs. Hood.

On motion of Mr. Pratt, the Regents approved the minutes of the
meeting of July 31, 1923 by the following vote:

    Judge Talbot         Aye
    Mr. Williams         Aye
    Mrs. Williams        Aye
    Mr. Pratt            Aye

List No. 8, State Claims Nos. 80 to 89 inclusive, for the net
sum of $20,046.06, and List No. 8, Regents Checks Nos. 3057 to
3063 inclusive, for the net sum of $26,306.63, were submitted
for approval.

Following a discussion of the exact method of handling each
claim against University funds, Judge Talbot moved that the
above lists be approved.  Vote:

    Judge Talbot         Aye
    Mr. Williams         Aye
    Mrs. Williams        Aye
    Mr. Pratt            Aye

Judge Talbot brought up the matter of painting the Barracks,
suggested that Stewart Hall needed painting and laid before
the Board the question of moving or rebuilding the present
animal house near Hatch Station.  The painting matter was laid
over pending the action of the State Board of Equalization now
in session at Carson City.  President Clark was asked to confer
with Director Doten on the possibilities regarding the animal
house and to report to the Board at the next meeting.

President Clark presented the suggestion of Superintendent
Lynch that an oil burner should be installed in the Greenhouse.
The estimated cost of such installation is $501.  Regent Wil-
liams moved that the Regents authorize President Clark and
Comptroller Gorman to take the necessary steps to install an
oil burner in the Greenhouse at a cost not to exceed $525.  Vote:

    Judge Talbot         Aye
    Mr. Williams         Aye
    Mrs. Williams        Aye
    Mr. Pratt            Aye

On the recommendation of Dean Margaret E. Mack, President Clark
recommended an increase of $100 for the year in the salary of
Mrs. Lucie Mayer, Matron of Manzanita Hall.  This will make her
salary $1100 for the year beginning September 1, 1923, to be
paid in 11 equal monthly installments, beginning with that for
September, 1923.

Mrs. Williams moved that the salary of Mrs. Lucie Mayer be
increased to $1100 for the year beginning September, 1923, the
same to be paid in 11 equal monthly installments of $100 each
beginning with that for September, 1923.  Vote:

    Judge Talbot         Aye
    Mr. Williams         Aye
    Mrs. Williams        Aye
    Mr. Pratt            Aye

President Clark recommended, on the recommendation of Dean Hall,
that Miss Cornelia Williamson be granted a leave of absence for
the first semester of this University year and that Mrs. Hazel
Harrington be employed as Secretary in the School of Education
at a salary of $100 per month during that period.  Regent
Williams moved that the President's recommendation regarding
Miss Williamson's leave of absence and appointment of Mrs.
Harrington be approved.  Vote:

    Judge Talbot         Aye
    Mr. Williams         Aye

    Mrs. Williams        Aye
    Mr. Pratt            Aye

On the recommendation of Dr. Hartman, President Clark recommend-
ed that Miss Margaret Thomas be elected as Teaching Fellow in
the Department of Physics for the Collegiate year 1923-24 at a
stipend of $600 to be paid in 9 equal payments beginning with
the September 1923 payment and that she shall be exempt from the
non-resident tuition charges.  Mr. Williams made the motion.
Vote:

    Judge Talbot         Aye
    Mr. Williams         Aye
    Mrs. Williams        Aye
    Mr. Pratt            Aye

After discussion of the 90,000 Acre Grant matters and the un-
satisfactory handling of funds by the State Board of Finance,
Judge Talbot moved that the Board of Regents request the Board
of Finance, in accord with Section 8, Article 11 of the Consti-
tution, to send all securities of the 90,000 Acre Grant Fund to
the Board of Regents, as the constitutional custodians of the
fund and that the Secretary of the Board be authorized to make
this request of the Board of Finance.  Vote:

    Judge Talbot         Aye
    Mr. Williams         Aye
    Mrs. Williams        Aye
    Mr. Pratt            Aye

President Clark read copy of a letter which he had sent at the
request of the Committee on Student Affairs to 3 residents of
Lincoln Hall (all California men), who had been guilty of drink-
ing during the past University year.

President Clark said that if the enrollment of this year were
as great as that of last year, beginning with the next Univer-
sity year we would be in position that we would not receive any
students from outside Nevada except those students who come
especially recommended by their high school Principals as to
personality and character.

Judge Talbot moved that Comptroller Gorman should be granted
an extra compensation of $125 for his services in connection
with the straightening up of the 90,000 Acre Grant funds.
This sum is to be paid from the Regents' Contingent Fund.  Vote:

    Judge Talbot         Aye
    Mr. Williams         Aye
    Mrs. Williams        Aye
    Mr. Pratt            Aye

Adjourned.

                             Walter E. Pratt
                             Chairman

Carolyn M. Beckwith
Secretary