November 6-7, 1954
Volume 7 - Page 71
EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE MEETING
November 6, 1954
The Executive Committee of the Board of Regents met in the Pres-
ident's office at the University on Saturday, November 6, 1954.
The meeting was called to order by Chairman Ross at 5 P.M. Pres-
ent: Regents Hardy, Lombardi, Ross; Comptroller Hayden and Pres-
ident Stout. Reporters present were Robert Laxalt and Jim Hulse.
The meeting was called to consider the building program of the
University. Mr. Mackenzie and Mr. Lemon of the State Planning
Board were present for this item of business.
Plans for remodeling the present Agricultural Extension
building and the present Agricultural Experiment Station
building (Hatch building) were presented by Mr. Ross as
Chairman of the Regents Committee on Buildings and Grounds.
Following general discussion, it was unanimously agreed that
estimates of cost be secured by the President and turned
over to the State Planning Board. A joint meeting of the
Board of Regents and the State Planning Board will then be
called to consider the remodeling plan.
Columbia Pictures Request
President Stout presented the request of Columbia Pictures
corporation to film scenes for their picture, "Five Against
the House" on the University Campus. The Chairman pointed
out that there is no established policy concerning the use
of the Campus for motion pictures, but that the precedent
had been established; therefore, the request was a matter
It was unanimously agreed that the President be authorized
to grant permission to Columbia Pictures, providing their
activities do not interfere with regular University work
and providing the filming is done at a time when classes
are not in session. The Secretary was instructed to poll
the two absent members of the Board by telephone.
Request for Use of Mackay Stadium
President Stout presented the request of Father Welsh of
Manogue High School for use of Mackay Stadium, free of
charge, in order that Manogue, Sparks and Reno High Schools
might put on a benefit football game for the families of
Gene Mastroianni (killed) and Alfred Sorensen (seriously
injured) in an automobile accident. The request set Sunday,
November 14, as the date for the benefit game.
The matter was discussed and it was unanimously agreed that
the request be granted. The Secretary was instructed to
poll the two absent members of the Board by telephone.
Note: Mr. Newton Crumley and Mr. A. C. Grant were reached by
telephone on Sunday, November 7, 1954. Both voted to
approve the request of the Columbia Pictures Corporation
and the request of Father Welsh for the 3 high schools.