UCCSN Board of Regents' Meeting Minutes
November 17-18, 1903


Volume OC - Pages 306-307

                         Reno, Nevada

                      November 17, 1903

A Special meeting of the Board of Regents was held at 10 o'clock

A.M., November 17, 1903 in the Office of the President of the


On account of the death of Regent Evans, President of the Board,

Mr. Richard Kirman was chosen President Pro-Tem of the Board.

Upon motion of Regent Booher, the following resolutions were


    WHEREAS, Mr. John Newton Evans, President of the Board of

    Regents of the Nevada State University, has been called by

    death in the prime and fullness of his vigor;

    THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, by us, his associates of the

    Board of Regents, at a meeting assembled this day of Novem-

    ber, 1903.

    First, that we sincerely mourn the death of the President

    of the Board of Regents.

    Second, that we desire to place on record our esteem for the

    able and unfaltering way in which he administered the affairs

    if his responsible Office.

    Third, that we desire to bear tribute to his high sense of

    duty and intelligent discharge of the trusts confided to

    him and to his sincere devotion to the details of every plan

    that had for its object, the improvement and growth of the


    Fourth, that for his many personal qualities which endeared

    him to us, his broad views, his liberality, his kindness,

    often veiled but no less genuine, his unfailing courtesy to

    his colleagues, of all these, and many more, we desire to

    make loving mention.

    Fifth, that the Secretary of the Board is hereby directed to

    engross these resolutions on the records of the Board of

    Regents, to deliver an engrossed copy to the bereaved family

    of our associate, and to request the State papers to publish

    these resolutions.

No further business appearing, the Board adjourned.

                             R. Kirman

                             President Pro-Tem

Geo. H. Taylor