12/05/1936

 UCCSN Board of Regents' Meeting Minutes

December 5-6, 1936 



12-05-1936
Volume 5 - Pages 179-181

                       REGENTS MEETING
                      December 5, 1936

The Board of Regents met in the Office of President Clark on
Saturday morning, December 5, 1936.  Present:  Judge Brown, Mr.
Ross and Dr. Olmsted.  Absent:  Mr. Williams and Mr. Wingfield.

The minutes of September 19, 1936 were approved.  Vote:

    Judge Brown          Aye
    Dr. Olmsted          Aye
    Mr. Ross             Aye

Comptroller Gorman presented the bill for the erection of the new
smokestack at the Heating Plant:

    California Steel Products Company
        Contract Price               $1569
        Extras                         119
        Total                                   $1688.00
    R. C. Mabson, changing and repairing roof     878.70
    Hunter and Hudson, Engineer fees              199.51
                                                $2766.21

On motion of Mr. Ross the bill was approved.  Vote:

    Judge Brown          Aye
    Dr. Olmsted          Aye
    Mr. Ross             Aye

Comptroller Gorman stated that he planned to have the December
payroll ready on December 21st, in accord with his custom of
getting out the December checks before Christmas.

President Clark mentioned some plans of his regarding the 1937
Commencement.

President Clark told of his trip to New York to see Mr. Mackay
and meet with the New York District Alumni, and also of his
meeting with some members of the Los Angeles Alumni.

The "Thank You" letter for flowers furnished by the University
during the Grand Temple of the Phythian Sisters was presented by
the President.

On recommendation of Mrs. Young, President Clark recommended the
election of Carol Schweiss as Bacteriologist of the State Hygien-
ic Laboratory at a salary of $100 per month as of September 16,
1936.

Dr. Olmsted moved the recommendation be approved.  Vote:

    Judge Brown          Aye
    Dr. Olmsted          Aye
    Mr. Ross             Aye

President Clark recommended that Paul A. Harwood be advanced
from Acting Master to Master of Lincoln Hall as from the date of
Mr. Blackler's resignation, September 19, 1936.

Mr. Ross moved the adoption of this recommendation.  Vote:

    Judge Brown          Aye
    Dr. Olmsted          Aye
    Mr. Ross             Aye

The President recommended that Chester Scranton be advanced in
salary from $2500 to $2700 as from August 1, 1936.

Dr. Olmsted moved the approval of this recommendation.  Vote:

    Judge Brown          Aye
    Dr. Olmsted          Aye
    Mr. Ross             Aye

President Clark recommended that Superintendent Lynch be granted
a 6-month leave of absence on full pay from October 1, 1936 to
March 31, 1937.

Dr. Olmsted moved the granting of this recommendation.  Vote:

    Judge Brown          Aye
    Dr. Olmsted          Aye
    Mr. Ross             Aye

Mr. Ross suggested that the President should negotiate with the
State Highway Engineer with reference to the possibility that
the State Highway Department may be able to help the University
to get some of its Campus roadways graveled and oiled and the
Regents informally approved this suggestion.

President Clark recommended that Miss Wier be authorized to em-
ploy someone to teach two sections of History at the rate of
$1.50 per hour for the coming semester so that she might be
freed to write a guide to the study of Nevada History for the
State Department of Education, the pay for this Assistant to be
covered from the income of the Rousseau Estate.

Mr. Ross moved the adoption of this recommendation.  Vote:

    Judge Brown          Aye
    Dr. Olmsted          Aye
    Mr. Ross             Aye

President Clark presented his budget for the biennium beginning
July 1, 1937, together with his recommendations of a fiscal pro-
gram for the University to propose to the Governor and the Legis-
lature.  The Regents approved the fiscal program and its pres-
entation to the Governor and the Legislature.

The next meeting was set for Saturday, January 30, 1937.

                             George S. Brown
                             Chairman

Carolyn M. Beckwith
Secretary