09/09/1914

  

UCCSN Board of Regents' Meeting Minutes
September 9-10, 1914
 



09-09-1914
Volume OD - Pages 529-531

                         Reno, Nevada
                      September 9, 1914

The Regents met in their Office at 10 o'clock A.M. Wednesday,
September 9, 1914.  Present:  Regents Reid, Pratt, Codd and
O'Brien, and Vice President Lewers.  Absent:  Regent Henderson.

The minutes of the meetings of July 10 and 11 and of the Finance
Committee of July 15 were read and approved.

President Lewers read his report showing the registration of
students as follows:

                         Registration - 4 P.M.
                           September 8, 1914

    Class               Men              Women         Total

    Freshmen             59                38            97
    Sophomores           26                32            58
    Juniors              29                15            44
    Seniors              25                14            39
    Graduate              3                 1             4
    Specials             42                19            61
             Totals     184               119           303

It was moved an carried that a vote of thanks be extended to the
Goldfield Consolidated Mining Company for the donation of a
fine set of electrical standarizing testing apparatus presented
to the University of Nevada to be held in trust for the Goldfield
Consolidated Mining Company and to be used for the benefit of the
students.

Upon motion of Regent Codd, seconded by Regent O'Brien, Miss
Norma J. Davis was appointed to the position of State Leader in
Extension Work and Home Economics at a salary of $125 per month
commencing September 1, 1914, as per recommendation of Vice Pres-
ident Lewers.

Upon motion of Regent Pratt, seconded by Regent O'Brien, the ap-
pointment of Jerome B. Frisbie to the position of Assistant in
Agronomy at a salary of $150 per month beginning August 15, 1914,
was approved, as per recommendation of President Lewers.

Upon motion of Regent Pratt, seconded by Regent Codd, the Vice
President was authorized to communicate with President Wheeler
of the University of California with reference to the letter of
Gordon H. True regarding employment of Professor Wilson and to
submit the contents of the same to President Wheeler.

Upon motion of Codd, seconded by O'Brien, the recommendation of
Vice President Lewers that E. E. Williams be appointed Assistant
Chemist at a salary of $600 for the term from September 1 to May
31, 1915, was approved.

Upon motion of Mr. Codd, seconded by Mr. O'Brien, J. R. Glasscock
was appointed Physical Director for Men for the Fall term at a
salary of $500 for the term.

Regent Pratt placed in nomination Dr. John G. Coulter for Presi-
dent of the University.

Regent O'Brien placed in nomination A. W. Hendrick for President
of the University.  Whereupon the Secretary called the roll, as
follows:

    Walter E. Pratt voted for Dr. John G. Coulter
    J. W. O'Brien voted for A. W. Hendrick
    A. A. Codd voted for A. W. Hendrick
    Dr. H. E. Reid voted for A. W. Hendrick

Upon motion of Walter E. Pratt, seconded by A. A. Codd, the
election of A. W. Hendrick as President of the Univerity was
made unanimous.

Upon motion of Mr. Codd, seconded by Mr. Pratt, the salary of
the President of the University of Nevada was fixed at the rate
of $6000 per annum, and in addition providing a home for himself
and family.

Upon motion of Regent Codd, seconded by Regent O'Brien, the
salary of President Hendrick was made to take effect September
14, 1914.

Adjourned to meet at 8 P.M.

Same members present at meeting at 8 P.M. and Mr. Gorman was
also present.

Moved by Regent Codd, seconded by Regent Pratt, that the salary
of Miss Pollock be made $2200 per annum beginning July 1, 1914.

Moved by Regent O'Brien, seconded by Regent Pratt, that the
salary of Mr. George Schweiss be set at $1200 per annum as per
recommendation of Director Doten.

Moved by Regent Codd, seconded by Regent Pratt, that Mr. Hendrick
be authorized and requested to take up the matter of pension for
Mrs. Stubbs with Dr. Pritchett of the Carnegie Foundation for
the Advancement of Teaching.  Carried.

Moved by Regent Codd, seconded by Regent O'Brien, that Regents
Reid, Pratt and Vice President Lewers make proper arrangements
with Mrs. Stubbs regarding the rental of her house to the new
President.  Carried.

The Comptroller was authorized to take the matter of industrial
insurance up with the Nevada Industrial Commission.

                             H. E. Reid
                             Chairman

Geo. H. Taylor
Secretary

                     (Copy of Telegram)

5 KO C                                     30 Filed 9 PM 905P

Elko Nev Sept 9

Dr. H E Reid
            Reno Nev

Your telegram just received.  Heartily join with the Board in
the unanimous endorsement of A W Hendrick as President of the
State University of Nevada.  I will be there Monday for instal-
lation.

                             C B Henderson