October 7-8, 1952
Volume 6 - Pages 392-393
EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE MEETING
October 7, 1952
The Executive Committee of the Board of Regents met at the home
of the President at noon on Tuesday, October 7. The meeting
was called to order at 1 P.M. with the following present: Re-
gents Lombardi, Hardy, Ross; Comptroller Hayden and President
President Stout presented the recommendation that students
who move from University Dormitories to fraternity houses,
following pledging, receive refunds on their room rent on
a pro-rated basis ($3.33 per week) rather than on the basis
of the catalogue statement on Rebates, page 48 of the June
1952 issue, which applies to withdrawals from the University.
This is in keeping with the policy on rushing and pledging
for fraternities, which was instituted at the suggestion of
the Dean of Men, with approval of the President of the Uni-
The recommendation was unanimously approved as a general
policy, the necessary amendment to the rules governing
refunds to be drawn after further study.
The Secretary read a letter from Mr. A. M. Mackenzie, Secre-
tary to the State Planning Board, asking the Board of Regents
to inform the Planning Board of the building priority desired
for the Campus. The information will be published in the
bulletin of the State Planning Board for presentation to the
It was unanimously agreed that the Student Union building
should be placed at the top of the list, the Agricultural
building second, and so on without further changes. The
Secretary to the State Planning Board is to be notified.
(a) The only bid received for wet garbage from the Dining
Hall was from Louis and Emelio Istrice in the amount
of $241.97. The bid has been accepted.
(b) Gifts were received as follows:
(1) From Mrs. Edith W. Albert, $72.25 to convert AT&T
debentures into common stock, to build up the
Henry Albert Senior Public Service Prize Fund.
(2) The Will of Paul Condos of Reno names the Univer-
sity of Nevada to receive 1/2 of the remainder of
his estate upon the death of his widow. The amount
of the estate has been variously estimated at
$150,000 to $250,000.
(3) On Saturday evening, October 4, title was received
from the Kerak Temple Shrine to two banks of lights
at Mackay Stadium, which had been installed in the
last two years.
Dean of Men's Office
President Stout told of arrangements for taking care of the
work of the Dean of Men's office, with Dean Mobley handling
the greater portion of the work, assisted by Mr. George A.
Broten, Assistant Professor of Physical Education, and Mrs.
Adelaide Steiner, Secretary to the office. In view of the
fact that Dean Mobley and Mr. Broten are carrying on the
work in addition to their regular duties, President Stout
felt that Mr. Broten should be paid $400 for the 4 months
and Dean Mobley $600 for the 4 months in addition to their
Dean Carlson will be on the Campus for one week during
November to study the needs of the office, and then to
seek expert advice between that time and January 1, 1953,
when he will take up his duties as Dean of Student Affairs.
The meeting adjourned at 1:50 P.M.
The next meeting of the Board of Regents was set for the