09/19/1936

 UCCSN Board of Regents' Meeting Minutes

September 19-20, 1936 



09-19-1936
Volume 5 - Pages 176-179

                       REGENTS MEETING
                     September 19, 1936

The Board of Regents met in the Office of President Clark at
the University of Nevada at 10 o'clock on Saturday, September 19,
1936.  There were present Vice Chairman Ross, Mr. Williams and
Dr. Olmsted.  Absent:  Judge Brown and Mr. Wingfield.

On motion of Mr. Ross the minutes of May 9th were approved.
Vote:

    Mr. Williams         Aye
    Dr. Olmsted          Aye
    Mr. Ross             Aye

The President presented the formal acceptance of the position of
Lecturer in School Law of Mr. Vaughn and the acknowledgment of
flowers from Mrs. Henderson and Jean.

On motion of Dr. Olmsted the Board approved the expected faculty
action granting the degree of B. S. in H. Ec. to Arlene Boerlin
and normal diploma to Anne Banovich as soon as faculty action is
taken.  Vote:

    Mr. Williams         Aye
    Dr. Olmsted          Aye
    Mr. Ross             Aye

On recommendation of the President, Mr. Williams moved that the
Board authorize the exemption of non-resident tuition payment in
the cases of individuals whose parents do not live in Nevada but
who themselves are married persons, as soon as they have lived
in Nevada as married persons for 6 full months, effective as
from August 24, 1936.  Vote:

    Mr. Williams         Aye
    Dr. Olmsted          Aye
    Mr. Ross             Aye

Oil bids from the following companies were opened:  Standard,
Shell, Sierra Fuel, Union, Associated Quality, Richfield and
General Petroleum of San Francisco, 5 of these Companies being
represented at the meeting.  The representatives withdrew after
the bids had been read and the Comptroller was asked to check
the bids and freight rates and report back to the Regents later.

List No. 3 of Regents Checks Nos. 6722 to 6730 inclusive for
the net sum of $9,230.97 was approved on motion of Dr. Olmsted.
Vote:

    Mr. Williams         Aye
    Dr. Olmsted          Aye
    Mr. Ross             Aye

On motion of Dr. Olmsted, Comptroller Gorman's request that the
Chairman of the Board and President of the University be author-
ized to accept a bid and sign the contract for the erection of a
new smokestack, if, in their judgment, the bid is a right one,
was granted.  Vote:

    Mr. Williams         Aye
    Dr. Olmsted          Aye
    Mr. Ross             Aye

On motion of Mr. Williams, Controller Gorman was authorized to
instruct the State Treasurer to purchase long-term U. S. Treasury
2 3/4%, to yield 2.68, maturing September 15, 1959, with call
privilege in 1956, to an amount of approximately $32,000 of the
90,000 Acre Grant and 72-Section Grant funds and Mr. Gorman was
authorized himself to purchase approximately $21,000 worth of
these same notes from his scholarship, etc. funds.  Vote:

    Mr. Williams         Aye
    Dr. Olmsted          Aye
    Mr. Ross             Aye

On motion of Dr. Olmsted, the action of the Executive Committee
in signing the contract authorizing the State Highway to remove
approximately 10,000 cu. yds. of soil from the University Campus
north of 9th Street between Lake Street and Evans Avenue was ap-
proved.  Vote:

    Mr. Williams         Aye
    Dr. Olmsted          Aye
    Mr. Ross             Aye

On motion of Mr. Williams, the bills of H. P. Boardman for serv-
ices in surveying Campus areas for the years 1935 and to July 1,
1936 and half his bill for correcting title, etc. on the 26 acres
recently purchased by the University, amounting to $184 and $96
respectively and totaling $280, were ordered paid.  Vote:

    Mr. Williams         Aye
    Dr. Olmsted          Aye
    Mr. Ross             Aye

On motion of Dr. Olmsted the following Resolution was adopted:

    RESOLVED, that the Chairman of the Board, through the Secre-
    tary of the Board, be authorized to make formal application
    for University membership, as an owner of ditch stock, in
    connection with upstreet storage, provided that the Executive
    Committee of the Board of Regents adjudges this a right and
    proper thing to do.

Vote:

    Mr. Williams         Aye
    Dr. Olmsted          Aye
    Mr. Ross             Aye

President Clark recommended:

a.  That the salary of John K. Welsh, Night Watchman, who com-
    pleted 5 years of full-time watchman service with August,
    1936, be advanced to $110 per month from September, 1936.

b.  That the salary of Louis Titus, Assistant to Mr. Headley,
    be increased from Experiment Station Funds $10 per month
    from July 1, 1936, as recommended by Director Doten.

c.  That the Extension salary of A. L. Higginbotham be increased
    from $1200 to $1500 per annum, effective from July 1, 1936
    to be met from Bankhead-Jones Extension Funds.

d.  That from the beginning of this University year 1936-37 and
    for so long as she remains in Headship responsibility of the
    University Dining Hall, Dean Margaret E. Mack have remission
    of board payment at the Dining Hall.

On motion of Mr. Ross, the Board approved the 3 salary increases
and the remission of board payment by Miss Mack, as recommended
by the President.  Vote:

    Mr. Williams         Aye
    Dr. Olmsted          Aye
    Mr. Ross             Aye

President Clark recommended the election of:

a.  Margaret Tolton (High School diploma, Fresno State Teachers
    College, 1932; B. of Educ., University of California at Los
    Angeles, 1936) to be Teaching Fellow in Physical Education
    for Women, vice Elaine Peterson elected at the Commencement
    meeting and recently married, for the academic year 1936-37,
    to be paid $500 in 10 equal consecutive monthly payments be-
    ginning with that for August 1936.

b.  Vernon A. Cantlon (B. S., Nevada, 1928; M. D., Harvard, 1933)
    to be University Physician, vice Dwight Hood, resigned, for
    the year 1936-37 at the established salary of $900 to be paid
    in 9 equal consecutive monthly installments beginning with
    September, 1936 from Hospital Association Funds.

c.  Eva Adams (B. A., Nevada, 1928; M. A., Columbia, 1936) as
    Teaching Fellow in English, for the University year 1936-37,
    at $650, payable in 9 equal monthly installments beginning
    with September, 1936 for teaching 4 classes of Freshman
    English of 3 hours each.

d.  Walter Hargreaves (B. A., Nevada, 1935; M. A., Clark, 1936)
    as Instructor in Economics and Sociology, for the year 1936-
    37 at $1000 for 9 months beginning September, 1936 and the
    extension of leave for Dr. Webster at Colorado for this aca-
    demic year, without pay.

e.  Virginia Harger at $600, to be paid in 10 equal consecutive
    monthly installments of $60 beginning with August, 1936, plus
    board and room, for the year 1936-37, as Matron of Manzanita
    Hall and Supervisor of the Dining Hall, vice Claire Bemis
    resigned, with understanding that if she remains in service
    with us her cash stipend will be advanced $100 per year until
    a maximum of $1000 is reached and with further understanding
    that in any year a Summer Session is held, she shall receive
    an additional $100 for Summer Session service in Manzanita
    Hall and the Dining Hall.  Miss Harger has her B. S. in Home
    Economics from Washington State College, 1934.

f.  Echo Loder as Matron of Artemisia Hall without other compen-
    sation than board and room for the year 1936-37, vice Anita
    Becaas, resigned.

g.  Gordon Robertson to be re-elected as Instructor in Economics,
    Business and Sociology for the year 1936-37 at a stipend of
    $1200 to be paid in 10 equal consecutive monthly payments be-
    ginning with that for August, 1936.

Mr. Ross moved that the above elections and leave extension be
ratified in the terms stated by the President.  Vote:

    Mr. Williams         Aye
    Dr. Olmsted          Aye
    Mr. Ross             Aye

President Clark stated that C. S. Leaf Mc Manus has been appoint-
ed by him, on recommendation of Mr. Martie, Head Trainer for
football teams at a stipend of $400 for this Fall season.  Mc
Manus served 12 years as Trainer at Brigham Young University, 2
years at Utah Agricultural College and has had 10 years experi-
ence in Utah High Schools.  He coaches swimming and boxing and
spent 2 Summers with Rockne as Teacher of Training.

President Clark recommended the acceptance of the resignations
of Mrs. Gordon H. True as Assistant Registrar, effective June 1,
1936, and of William R. Blackler as Assistant Professor of Eco-
nomics, Business and Sociology, effective from date.

Dr. Olmsted moved that these 2 resignations be accepted.  Vote:

    Mr. Williams         Aye
    Dr. Olmsted          Aye
    Mr. Ross             Aye

Comptroller Gorman reported back his findings on the fuel oil
bids.  After discussion the bid of the Union Oil Company on in-
dustrial fuel oil at $1.678 per bbl. f. o. b. cars in Reno was
accepted, on motion of Dr. Olmsted, and the contract ordered
signed.  Vote:

    Mr. Williams         Aye
    Dr. Olmsted          Aye
    Mr. Ross             Aye

President Clark reported the enrollment for the Fall semester as
having passed the thousand mark for the first time in history.

The next meeting date was set for December 5th.

Adjourned.

                             Silas E. Ross
                             Vice Chairman

Carolyn M. Beckwith
Secretary