08/31/1931

 UCCSN Board of Regents' Meeting Minutes

August 31, 1931 



08-31-1931
Volume 5 - Pages 94-96

                       REGENTS MEETING
                       August 31, 1931

The Board of Regents met in the Office of President Clark at
10:30 on Monday, August 31st.  There were present Chairman Judge
Brown, Mr. Wingfield and Dr. Olmsted.  Absent:  Messrs. Williams
and Pratt.

The minutes of the meeting of June 27, 1931 were approved.  Vote:

    Judge Brown          Aye
    Mr. Wingfield        Aye
    Dr. Olmsted          Aye

List No. 21, Regents Checks Nos. 1093 to 1100 inclusive for the
net sum of $38,803.82 and List No. 8, State Claims Nos. 81 to 91
inclusive, for the net sum of $20,866.30, were approved.  Vote:

    Judge Brown          Aye
    Mr. Wingfield        Aye
    Dr. Olmsted          Aye

On motion of Mr. Wingfield, Chairman George S. Brown of the Board
of Regents was elected a Director of the Art Gallery and Gardens
being sponsored by Dr. Church, Mr. Cutts, the Latimer Art Club
and the Federation of Women's Clubs.  Vote:

    Judge Brown          Aye
    Mr. Wingfield        Aye
    Dr. Olmsted          Aye

The Chairman of the Board was authorized to draw Resolutions in
re. the death of Dr. Charles Haseman.

On recommendation of Professor Sutherland, the President recom-
mended the acceptance of the resignation of Ernest Inwood as In-
structor in Economics, Business and Sociology and the election
of Alden J. Plumley to the position at a salary of $1800 for a
probational year, both resignation and election to be effective
from August 1, 1931.

Dr. Olmsted moved the adoption of this recommendation.  Vote:

    Judge Brown          Aye
    Mr. Wingfield        Aye
    Dr. Olmsted          Aye

On recommendation of Dean Hall, President Clark recommended the
election of Mrs. Helen Codd as Secretary in the School of Edu-
cation at a salary of $125 per month beginning with August 20,
1931.

Mr. Wingfield moved the adoption of this recommendation.  Vote:

    Judge Brown          Aye
    Mr. Wingfield        Aye
    Dr. Olmsted          Aye

On recommendation of Miss Jeanne E. Wier, President Clark recom-
mended an advance in rank from Associate Professor to full Pro-
fessor of History and Political Science for Dr. Charles Roger
Hicks.

Judge Brown moved the adoption of this recommendation.  Vote:

    Judge Brown          Aye
    Mr. Wingfield        Aye
    Dr. Olmsted          Aye

On recommendation of Director Doten, President Clark recommended
that Professor Bixby be relieved from duty with the Experiment
Station, for which service he has been receiving $750 per year,
and that Dr. J. E. Church, Jr., be engaged to complete a project
started many years ago by Dr. Church, to complete the MMS for his
bulletin and to prepare an exhibit for the Federal Government for
the Chicago Exposition of 1933.  This will mean that Dr. Church
will have to work during his spare time and during the Summer
vacations in order to complete this work.  Dr. Church is to re-
ceive $1000 from the Adams Fund for this service and, during the
continuance of this arrangement is to receive $2900 from Univer-
sity General Funds, making his total salary under the new ar-
rangement $3900 per year.  Professor Bixby is to be returned to
the General Funds for all of his salary and this total salary
is to be $3350 per year.  These salary readjustments both for
Dr. Church and for Professor Bixby are to be effective on and
after September 1, 1931.

Judge Brown moved the adoption of the above recommendation.
Vote:

    Judge Brown          Aye
    Mr. Wingfield        Aye
    Dr. Olmsted          Aye

On motion of Dr. Olmsted, President Clark was authorized to write
to the Secretary of the National Association of State Universi-
ties in reply to his query of August 21st that this University of
Nevada desires to be on the list of those institutions opposed to
Federal taxation of educational agencies operated by the States
and supported by general taxation.  Vote:

    Judge Brown          Aye
    Mr. Wingfield        Aye
    Dr. Olmsted          Aye

On motion of Mr. Wingfield, the Regents agreed to enter into an
arrangement with the Citizens Patrol Service of the Nevada State
Detective Agency for patrol service every 40 minutes and for
daily motor service every 2 hours during the period from 7 P.M.
to 5 A.M. on the agreed-upon route on the University Campus, for
the sum of $35 per month, effective from September 1, 1931, this
arrangement to be continued until further notice.  Vote:

    Judge Brown          Aye
    Mr. Wingfield        Aye
    Dr. Olmsted          Aye

Judge Brown moved that, in accord with the request of Comptroller
Gorman, the State Treasurer be instructed to deposit in a Reno
Savings Bank, where it will draw interest at the rate of 4%, the
$15,000 of the 90,000 Acre Grant principal account recently re-
ceived from the redemption of certain State bonds.  Vote:

    Judge Brown          Aye
    Mr. Wingfield        Aye
    Dr. Olmsted          Aye

Mr. Wingfield moved that, in accord with the request of the First
National Bank of Reno, as presented through Comptroller Gorman,
this First National Bank shall be permitted to deposit with the
Treasurer of the State of Nevada bonds which will be acceptable
to the Attorney General to an amount sufficient to secure the sum
of $25,000, which is now covered by a surety bonding company, it
being understood that a similar privilege will be accorded to
other banks on request.  Vote:

    Judge Brown          Aye
    Mr. Wingfield        Aye
    Dr. Olmsted          Aye

Fuel Oil bids for the coming season were received from the fol-
lowing companies and opened by Chairman Brown:

    Richfield Oil Company              57 cents
    Pacific Petroleum Company          45 cents
    Frank Harriman                     47 cents
    Union Oil Company                  65 cents
    Henry H. Cross Company             47 1/2 cents
    Shell Oil Company                  65 cents
    Standard Oil Company               65 cents

On motion of Mr. Wingfield, Judge Brown, President Clark and
Comptroller Gorman were instructed to let the contract to the
lowest satisfactory bidder provided that a bond for at least
$2500 shall be furnished by the contractor.  Vote:

    Judge Brown          Aye
    Mr. Wingfield        Aye
    Dr. Olmsted          Aye

Adjourned.

                             George S. Brown
                             Chairman

Carolyn M. Beckwith
Secretary