09/13/1912

  

UCCSN Board of Regents' Meeting Minutes
September 13-14, 1912
 



09-13-1912
Volume OD - Pages 438-440

                         Reno, Nevada
                      September 13, 1912

The Regents met in their Office at 10 o'clock A.M. on Friday,
the 13th of September, 1912.  Present:  Chairman A. A. Codd,
Dr. Reid, Charles B. Henderson, J. W. O'Brien and Frank Williams,
also Acting President Robert Lewers.  C. H. Gorman acted as
Secretary Pro Tem, Mr. Taylor being absent.

The minutes of the previous meeting were read and approved.

The report of President J. E. Stubbs was read, accepted and
ordered filed in the usual manner.

The report of Vice President Lewers was read, accepted and
ordered filed in the usual manner.

Mr. Nichols of the Humphrey Supply Company appeared before the
Board and requested that the Dining Hall purchase meat from his
firm.  It was moved by Dr. Reid, seconded by Mr. O'Brien, and
carried, that the matter of purchasing meat for the Dining Hall
be taken under consideration.

Moved by Henderson, seconded by O'Brien that Rachel Rand, with
only 9 entrance credits, and not 20 years of age, be admitted to
the University as a special student, an account of the fact that
there is no high school at Palisade (her home town).  Carried.

Moved by Dr. Reid, seconded by Regent Henderson, that the matter
of caring for the Dairy Department be left to the judgment of
the Acting President until a building can be provided.  Carried.

Moved by Mr. Henderson, seconded by Mr. O'Brien, that Mr.
Williams be appointed a Committee of one to act on that part of
the Comproller's report regarding the United States Land Grants
and report at the earliest opportunity to the Board on the en-
tire matter; his expenses to be reported to the Board.  Carried.

Moved by Regent Williams, seconded by Regent Henderson, that all
matters other than the United States Land Grants in the Comptrol-
ler's report be referred to the Finance Committee with full power
to act.  Carried.

Moved by Dr. Reid, seconded by Regent Williams, that the Acting
President be directed to engage an Instructor for the sub-Fresh-
man course in English.  Carried.

Moved by Regent Williams, seconded by Regent Henderson, that
the recommendation of Acting President Lewers that the monthly
salary of student janitors be increased to $16 instead of $15
in order to enable them to pay their board be complied with.
Carried.

Moved by Regent Williams, seconded by Regent O'Brien, that C. H.
Gorman be made Treasurer of the University of Nevada Office to
begin July 1, 1912.  Carried.

Moved by Regent Henderson, seconded by Dr. Reid, that the Comp-
troller be instructed to get a copy of the note of Bliss and
Faville at the Nixon National Bank and deliver the same to the
Acting President, who will take up the matter with Bliss and
Faville looking to a settlement of this note.  Carried.

Moved by Regent Williams, seconded by Regent O'Brien, that the
University fiscal year close on June 30, and that all employees
be notified and that salaries be made to conform with the Govern-
ment fiscal year.  Carried.

Moved by Regent Henderson, seconded by Dr. Reid, that the Acting
President be authorized to take such action as he deems neces-
sary regarding the employment of a Music teacher for the College
of Education.  Carried.

Moved by Dr. Reid, seconded by Williams, that the bid of the Reno
Oil Company to furnish oil 22 to 24 gravity at $3.70 per 1000
gals., to be delivered under the same conditions as last year,
with the privilege of delivering either 22 or 24 at their option,
be taken under consideration.  Carried.

J. I. Allenbach's bid of $385 per 1000 gallons on 22 to 24
gravity oil, oil to be up to grade, was ordered taken under con-
sideration.

Moved by Regent Williams, seconded by Regent Henderson, that the
matter of purchasing oil be left to the Finance Committee with
full power to act.  Carried.

Moved by Regent Williams, seconded by Regent Henderson, that the
Acting President be authorized to take up the question of secur-
ing wood for the University.  Carried.

The letter from Dr. Stubbs to the Regents, containing a copy of
his letter to Mrs. Evans, was read, but no action recommended.

No further business appearing, the Board adjourned to meet at
the call of the Chairman.

                             A. A. Codd
                             Chairman

Geo. H. Taylor
Secretary