09/14/1915

  

UCCSN Board of Regents' Meeting Minutes
September 14-15, 1915
 



09-14-1915
Volume OD - Pages 612-617

                         Reno, Nevada
                      September 14, 1915

The Board of Regents met in the office of the President of the
University on September 14, 1915, beginning at 10 A.M.  Present
were Regents Henderson, Pratt, O'Brien and Sullivan, President
Hendrick and Acting Secretary Gorman.  Absent, Regent Codd and
Secretary Taylor.

The minutes of the meeting of July 22, 1915 were read and
approved.

It was moved by Mr. Pratt and seconded by Mr. O'Brien that a
boiler be installed at Manzanita Hall in accordance with the
recommendation of Dean Scrugham.  Record vote:  all voted aye.

Mr. Parks and Mr. Hood, representing the Artemisia, appeared
before the Board of Regents asking for assistance in publishing
the Artemisia.  It was moved by Dr. Sullivan that the Board of
Regents make a subscription of $250 to the Artemisia, including
double-page advertising and some books.  Record vote:  all voted
aye.

Mr. Healy appeared before the Board of Regents and asked for an
appropriation of $250 for the "Sagebrush".  It was moved by
Mr. Pratt that the University subscribe for 300 copies of the
"Sagebrush" for $250, payable on requisition from the "Sagebrush"
on condition that a financial statement be rendered to the Board
of Regents at the end of the year.  Record vote:  all voted aye.

Mr. Glen Engle, Mayor of Lincoln Hall, appeared before the Board
of Regents, on the matter of improving Lincoln Hall.  It was
moved by Dr. Sullivan that the Board of Regents appropriate
$200, and as much more as the President of the University, the
Mayor of Lincoln Hall, and the Property Committee might decide
upon.  Record vote:  all voted aye.

It was moved by Mr. Pratt that a piano be purchased for $100 for
Miss Denny's Department.  Record vote:  all voted aye.

No funds available for Lincoln Highway.

It was moved by Mr. Pratt that Dr. Francis Church Lincoln be
granted leave of absence to attend the American Institute of
Mining Engineers, and that the actual expense be paid by the
University of Nevada.  Record vote:  all voted aye.

No funds available for advertising in Berkley High School
Journal.

It was moved that Professor F. W. Wilson be authorized to see
what can be done about rate on streetcar to Farm, and report
to the President and Student Committee.

Dr. James appeared before the Board of Regents and outlined his
plans for the Education Department and the Summer School.

It was moved by Mr. O'Brien that the appointment of J. R. Young
at a salary of $2200 per year and F. W. Traner at a salary of
$1500 per year with $150 for Summer School be approved.  Record
vote:  all voted aye.

It was moved by Mr. O'Brien to confirm the appointment of W. W.
Regan as Assistant in Dairying and Head of Department at a
salary of $1800 per year, to begain January 1, 1916.  Record
vote:  all voted aye.

It was moved by Mr. Pratt to confirm the appointment of Dr.
Mullin at a salary of $2700 per year, to begin when he reports
for duty, salary to be made $3000 beginning January 1, 1916.
Record vote:  all voted aye.

It was moved by Mr. O'Brien that Dr. James be made Dean in
Education and Director of State Normal School.  Record vote:
all voted aye.

It was moved by Dr. Sullivan that the President's recommendation
to promote Miss Sameth from Instructor to Assistant Professor be
adopted.  Record vote:  all voted aye.

It was moved by Mr. O'Brien that Mr. Bannigan's salary be in-
creased $25 per month, beginning September 1st, to be paid from
Soils Laboratory Appropriation.  Record vote:  all voted aye.

It was moved by Mr. Pratt that a First Aid Outfit be purchased
under the direction of the Coach and Committee on Student Af-
fairs, the cost not to exceed $100.  Record vote:  all voted aye.

No funds available at present for a Wrestling Mat.

It was moved by Mr. O'Brien that a clothes room be built for
Miss Sameth; and that the matter of showers be investigated by
the Building Committee.  Record vote:  all voted aye.

It was moved by Mr. Pratt that the University of Nevada furnish
plants to State Institutions if the State Capitol Commissioners
build the addition to the Greenhouse.

It was moved by Mr. Pratt that $2500 be authorized for the Summer
School in 1916.  Record vote:  all voted aye.

It was moved that a temporary building be erected for the Dairy
animals, approximate cost to be $200.  Record vote:  all voted
aye.

Dr. W. B. Mack's resignation as Director of the State Hygienic
Laboratory accepted, and Dr. Mullin appointed.

Meeting adjourned to 2 P.M.

                             Charles B. Henderson
                             Chairman

C. H. Gorman
Acting Secretary

Meeting reconvened at 2 P.M.  Present:  Regents Henderson, Pratt,
O'Brien and Sullivan, President Hendrick and Acting Secretary
Gorman.  Absent:  Regent Codd and Secretary Taylor.

Mr. S. B. Doten appeared before the Board of Regents and read his
report.

Dr. Peter Frandsen appeared before the Board of Regents and read
a report.

It was moved by Dr. Sullivan that Dr. Charles Haseman be made
Director of University Extension.  Record vote:  all voted aye.

It was moved by Dr. Sullivan that Dr. Haseman take such steps
as necessary to put into effect University Extension.  Record
vote:  all voted aye.

The matter of the lease of Parish House referred to Chairman
Henderson.

It was moved by Mr. O'Brien that the action taken on March 10,
1915 regarding salary of Foreman of Farm be rescinded.  Record
vote:  all voted aye.

It was moved by Mr. Pratt and seconded by Mr. O'Brien that Mr.
Clark be made Foreman of the University Farm on Virginia Road
at a salary of $150 per month, effective September 16, 1915.
Record vote:  all voted aye.

It was moved by Mr. Pratt to confirm the appointment of Mr. J.
B. Lynch as Foreman of University Station Farm.  Record vote:
all voted aye.

It was moved by Mr. Pratt that all breeding be cut out unless
approved by the Veterinary Science Department.  Record vote:
all voted aye.

It was moved that the President's recommendation regarding Mr.
S. C. Feemster be approved for one year at $1500.  Record vote:

    Regent Henderson         Aye
    Regent O'Brien           Aye
    Regent Pratt             No
    Regent Sullivan          No

It was moved that Acting Secretary Gorman be instructed to send
Regent Codd a full copy of motion together with vote had thereon
with request that he write his approvl or disapproval of the
motion, and that the President act according to said vote.  Re-
cord vote:  all voted aye.

It was moved by Mr. Pratt that Chairman Henderson be authorized
to execute the lease of the Parish House at $500 per year.  Re-
cord vote:  all voted aye.

It was moved that the President, Comptroller and Dr. Sullivan
take up the matter of oil contract for the ensuing year.  Re-
cord vote:  all voted aye.

It was moved that the President authorize some member of the
faculty to instruct students in First Aid.  Record vote:  all
voted aye.

It was moved that the Commissioner of Insurance be authorized to
furnish fire escapes, etc., on the Dormitories.  Record vote:
all voted aye.

                             Charles B. Henderson
                             Chairman

C. H. Gorman
Acting Secretary

The following communication was received from Regent A. A. Codd
on September 16, 1915:

    Extract from Minutes of the Board of Regents Meeting of
    September 14, 1915.

    It was moved by Mr. O'Brien that the President's recommenda-
    tion that S. C. Feemster be appointed assistant in the De-
    partment of History for one year at a salary of $1500 per
    year be approved.  The motion being put the Regents voted
    as follows:  Mr. O'Brien aye, Mr. Pratt no, Dr. Sullivan no,
    Mr. Henderson aye.  The motion having failed to carry, it was
    agreed by the Regents that the Acting Secretary be instructed
    to send Mr. A. A. Codd a full copy of the proceedings to-
    gether with the vote had thereon with a request that Mr. Codd
    write his approval or disapproval of the motion and that the
    President be instructed to act according to said vote.

    I, C. H. Gorman, Acting Secretary of the Board of Regents,
    do hereby certify that the above and foregoing is a full,
    true and correct copy of the Regents' minutes of the meet-
    ing of September 14, 1915, relating to the appointment of
    S. C. Feemster as an assistant in the Department of History.

                             C. H. Gorman
                             Acting Secretary

    Board of Regent Seal

                                            September 16, 1915

    My vote is aye on the above matter.

                             A. A. Codd
                             Regent University of Nevada