09/29/1923

  

UCCSN Board of Regents' Meeting Minutes
September 29-30, 1923
 



09-29-1923
Volume OE - Pages 362-363

                         Reno, Nevada
                      September 29, 1923

The Regents met in the Office of President Clark at 10 o'clock
Saturday morning, September 29th.  Present:  Chairman Pratt,
Mrs. Hood, Judge Talbot and Mrs. Williams of the Regents, Presi-
dent Clark and Comptroller Gorman.  Absent:  Mr. Williams.

On motion of Mr. Pratt, the minutes of the August 31, 1923 meet-
ing were approved by the following vote:

    Judge Talbot         Aye
    Mrs. Williams        Aye
    Mr. Pratt            Aye
    Mrs. Hood            Aye

List No. 9, Regents Checks Nos. 3064 to 3074, for the net sum of
$33,691.14, and List No. 9, State Claims Nos. 90 to 100 inclu-
sive, for the net sum of $20,967, were approved by the following
vote, Mrs. Hood making the motion:

    Judge Talbot         Aye
    Mrs. Williams        Aye
    Mr. Pratt            Aye
    Mrs. Hood            Aye

On motion of Mrs. Williams, the President was authorized to place
on subscription for 60 copies of the Desert Wolf at $1.20 per
copy, these quarterlies to be sent to a special Regents' mailing
list.  It is understood that in addition to the securing of these
60 copies, each number of the Desert Wolf will contain an adver-
tisement of the University of Nevada, without any additional cost
than the subscription price.  Vote:

    Judge Talbot         Aye
    Mrs. Williams        Aye
    Mr. Pratt            Aye
    Mrs. Hood            Aye

On motion of Mrs. Hood, the recommendation of the President that
we allot to the Sagebrush $300 as compensation for our arrange-
ment with them that they are to honor our subscription list,
was approved.  Vote:

    Judge Talbot         Aye
    Mrs. Williams        Aye
    Mr. Pratt            Aye
    Mrs. Hood            Aye

Discussion of desirability of having any commemorative medals
struck for the Semi-Centennial led to informal decision not to
have any such medals struck and President Clark was advised to
so inform the medal company.

On the recommendation of Professor Frandsen, President Clark rec-
ommended that George A. Cann be appointed Fellow in Biology for
the year September, 1923 to May, 1924, inclusive at a stipend of
$600 with the understanding that half of his time be devoted to
teaching and half time be given him for advanced work.  Mrs. Hood
moved the adoption of the President's recommendation.  Vote:

    Judge Talbot         Aye
    Mrs. Williams        Aye
    Mr. Pratt            Aye
    Mrs. Hood            Aye

At the request of Dr. Records, the President recommended that
Miss Mary Mc Gee be dropped from the payroll of the Veterinary
Control Service beginning with October 1, 1923, and that Miss
Doris Kane at $100 per month be substituted for Miss Mc Gee at
$110 per month on that payroll.  Judge Talbot made the motion.
Vote:

    Judge Talbot         Aye
    Mrs. Williams        Aye
    Mr. Pratt            Aye
    Mrs. Hood            Aye

On motion of Chairman Pratt, the recommendation of President
Clark that Mr. Henry Higgins receive an additional $25 per month
from the General Funds beginning October 1, 1923 and ending May
31, 1924 ($200 in all) for the teaching work in the Mackay School
of Mines, was approved by the following vote:

    Judge Talbot         Aye
    Mrs. Williams        Aye
    Mr. Pratt            Aye
    Mrs. Hood            Aye

President Clark reported that neither Governor Boyle nor George
J. Young was interested in the vacant Headship of the Mackay
School of Mines.

For the information of the Board, President Clark read the fol-
lowing letters from staff members.

    1.  Letter from Director Doten to Dr. E. W. Allen of
        Washington, D. C. re. the lawn at the southwest
        corner of the Campus.

    2.  Letter from Dr. Lloyd to Director Creel complimenting
        this Agricultural Extension Division.

    3.  Letter from Professor F. W. Wilson re. Summer ranging
        of University Stock Farm Hampshires.

President Clark was asked to say to Judge Brown that in view of
the lack of funds of this University, the Regents were not in
a position to purchase the parish house property at the price
of $11,045, as offered in the Judge's letter of September 8,
1923, but that we should be glad to continue renting the property
until such time as the parish might dispose of its house.

On motion of Mrs. Williams, the President's recommendation that
the Board empower Judge Talbot to go ahead with Mr. Gorman and
Mr. Lynch on having the outside wood work of Stewart Hall paint-
ed and completing the painting of the outside of the Barracks
was approved.  Vote:

    Judge Talbot         Aye
    Mrs. Williams        Aye
    Mr. Pratt            Aye
    Mrs. Hood            Aye

Adjourned.

                             Walter E. Pratt
                             Chairman

Carolyn M. Beckwith
Secretary