10/31/1919

UCCSN Board of Regents' Meeting Minutes
October 31, 1919
 



10-31-1919
Volume OE - Pages 231-232

                         Reno, Nevada
                       October 31, 1919

The Board of Regents met in the Office of the President of the
University on Friday, October 31, 1919.  Judge Cheney and Mr.
Pratt were the only Regents present.  Mr. Gorman and President
Clark attended the meeting.

Judge Cheney called the meeting to order and stated that inas-
much as there was no quorum present they should take informal
action as hereinafter shown by a vote of those present, which
action should be later approved by another member of the Board
of Regents, which approval is to be signified by the endorse-
ments of the minutes of this meeting.

Regent Pratt moved that the following Claims as submitted by
Comptroller Gorman be approved:

    List No. 13, covering Checks No. 86 to 95 inclusive, for a
    total of $27,691.12.

    List of State Claims, No. 12, covering Claims Nos. 168 to
    179 inclusive, for a total of $15,917.33.

Vote:

    Judge Cheney         Aye
    Mr. Pratt            Aye

Regent Pratt moved that the recommendation of the faculty, as
presented by President Clark, that Salome Riley be granted an
A. B. degree and two-year Normal diploma and that Bessie Fern
Schlink be granted a one-year Normal diploma, be approved.
Vote:

    Judge Cheney         Aye
    Mr. Pratt            Aye

Upon presentation by President Clark of a letter from Comptroller
Gorman, it was moved that Mrs. Marie Eubanks become Clerk in the
Comptroller's office at a salary of $90 beginning October 1st to
be increased to $100 beginning November 1st and to remain at this
figure until further action.  Vote:

    Judge Cheney         Aye
    Mr. Pratt            Aye

President Clark presented a typewritten analysis of the David
Russell Estate bequest, which he wished the Regents to look over
and consider with a view to formal action by them regarding
segregation of the income fund and the capital fund at a later
meeting of the Board.  Some informal discussion regarding this
was had.

Regent Pratt moved that the Regents' minutes of October 4th be
approved.  Vote:

    Judge Cheney         Aye
    Mr. Pratt            Aye

Judge Cheney moved that the recommendation of the President that
the word "Education" be terra cotta-ed on the new Education
building be approved.  Vote:

    Judge Cheney         Aye
    Mr. Pratt            Aye

Regent Pratt moved that the Regents authorize the expenditure of
$250 for the payment of 250 copies of the U. of N. Sagebrush,
which copies are being sent to each high school library and each
senior in high schools of the State.  Vote:

    Judge Cheney         Aye
    Mr. Pratt            Aye

Upon recommendation of the President, Judge Cheney moved that
Foreman Hancock of the University Farm should receive, beginning
October 1st, 1919, a monthly salary increase of $25 until such
time as the cottage at the Farm should be ready for occupancy.
Vote:

    Judge Cheney         Aye
    Mr. Pratt            Aye

Upon recommendation of the President, Regent Pratt moved that
the offer of the Nevada Newsletter that they should supply one
page or more of space for advertising or other matter to be pre-
pared by the President of the University for a special edition
of the Newsletter, together with 100 copies of such special
edition, in envelopes ready for mailing, for the sum of $75,
to be paid from the Regents' Contingency Fund, be accepted.
Vote:

    Judge Cheney         Aye
    Mr. Pratt            Aye

The President read a supplemental contract to the Education
building contract, giving in detail the changes which would
reduce the cost of the building by $1801.80.  As a quorum was
not present, formal action on this matter was deferred until
a meeting of the Board to be called some time next week.

Adjourned.

                             A. E. Cheney
                             Chairman

Carolyn M. Beckwith
Secretary