09/22/1934

 UCCSN Board of Regents' Meeting Minutes

September 22-23, 1934 



09-22-1934
Volume 5 - Pages 145-146

                       REGENTS MEETING
                     September 22, 1934

The Board of Regents met at 10 o'clock September 22nd in the Of-
fice of President Clark.  There were present Vice Chairman Ross,
who presided, Mr. Williams and Dr. Olmsted.  Absent:  Judge Brown
and Mr. Wingfield.

The minutes of May 12, 1934 were approved by the following vote:

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

President Clark read the letter in re. his Commencement address
from Senator Key Pittman and spoke of the "Thank You" letters
from the Reno Chamber of Commerce for the Kenta Palm and from
the Arentz family, the F & AM Grand Lodge and the Rebekah Assem-
bly for flowers.

The report of the State Auditor of date July 10, 1934 was re-
ceived and ordered filed.

At the request of Comptroller Gorman and on motion of Regent
Williams, the Comptroller was authorized to transfer from the Re-
gents' open account to the savings account in the First National
Bank $1000 of the ASUN Funds as an emergency ASUN Fund, in accord
with the Resolution passed by the Finance Control Board on Sep-
tember 18 and as covered by check no. 4312.  Vote:

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

On recommendation of President Clark, Mr. Williams moved that
Mr. Claude C. Neet be elected Instructor in Psychology for the
University year 1934-35 at a salary of $1200, payable in 10 equal
consecutive monthly payments, beginning with August, 1934.  Mr.
Neet earned his bachelor's degree at the University of California
in Los Angeles and has been doing graduate work in the East for
the past 4 years, the work for his Doctor of Philosophy degree
at Clark University being practically completed.  Vote:

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

On recommendation of the President, Dr. Olmsted moved that Robert
Long be elected to teach an additional section of Freshman Eng-
lish for this semester at a stipend of $62.50 for the semester to
be paid in 5 equal consecutive monthly payments beginning with
August, 1934.  Vote:

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

On recommendation of the President, Dr. Olmsted moved that Thomas
P. Thayer be elected Instructor in Geology and Mineralogy for the
period August 15, 1934 to May 15, 1935 at a salary of $1200 to be
paid in 9 equal consecutive monthly payments beginning with that
for September, 1934.  Mr. Thayer earned his B. A. at Oregon in
1929, his M. A. at Northwestern in 1931 and his Ph. D. at the
California Institute of Technology in 1934.  Vote:

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

On recommendation of the President, Mr. Williams moved that
Claire Bemis be elected Matron of Manzanita Hall and Director of
the Dining Hall, vice Mary O'Leary, resigned, with understanding
that in addition to board and room, she shall receive a cash
stipend of $600, to be paid in 9 equal consecutive monthly pay-
ments beginning with the payment for September, 1934 and closing
with the payment for May, 1935 and with further understanding
that (a) if her work is satisfactory and she continues a 2nd year
her cash stipend for that second year shall be $700 and (b) if
there should be a Summer Session she shall receive an additional
$100 for her services during such session.  Miss Bemis was grad-
uated from the State College of Washington with a B. A. degree
in Home Economics in 1931 and has had experience in dietetics.
Vote:

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

On recommendation of the President, Dr. Olmsted moved that the
Board renew the 2nd year Dean Stewart's arrangement with G.
Ernest Brooks and Clarence J. Thornton as approved by the Board
January 7, 1933.  Vote:

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

On recommendation of the President, Mr. Williams moved that the
total salary of S. Allan Lough be increased to $2400 of which
the Experiment Station is to pay $800 from September 1, 1934 for
Dr. Lough's services and with understanding that if the arrange-
ment with Experiment Station should be terminated, Dr. Lough's
teaching salary shall not go below the $2000 he has received pri-
or to September 1, 1934.  Vote:

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

Followed some discussion of Desert Wolf and budget matters.

Fuel oil bids were opened by the Acting Chairman from the Union
Oil Company, the Shell Oil Company, the Standard Oil Company,
the General Petroleum Company, the Associated Oil Company (whose
representative was present) and the Richfield Oil Company, in
the order named.  Freight rates from the various shipping points
brought the total for each company, except Standard Oil, to $1.62
per barrel.  Standard Oil's total price came to $1.54 per bbl.
maximum.

Mr. Williams moved that the Standard Oil Company be notified the
Board had accepted their bid and that they be asked to prepare a
contract to be duly signed by their Officer and the Chairman of
the Board of Regents.  Vote:

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

The next meeting of the Board was set for December 15, 1934.

Adjourned.

                             Silas Ross
                             Vice Chairman

Carolyn M. Beckwith
Secretary