UCCSN Board of Regents' Meeting Minutes
December 12-13, 1879
Volume OA - Pages 134-136
December 12, 1879
The Board of Regents met at the call of the President at their
Office in Elko. Present: T. W. Stone, President, W. W. Bishop
and J. S. Mayhugh.
The entire minutes of all meetings from March 26, 1879 were read
The Board proceeded to take up and examine the following bills
which were duly credited and allowed:
*Bills for publishing ads for State University for August,
September and October, 1879
Eureka Daily Leader * $ 45.00
Daily Reville * 30.00
Pioche Record * 22.50
Daily Silver State * 18.00
Tybo Sun * 25.00
Eureka Sentinel * 30.00
W. W. Bishop Expenses 30.00
W. C. Dovey Salary for November 250.00
Frank Burris Janitor salary for November 20.00
W. C. Dovey Salary for October 250.00
Frank Burris Janitor salary for October 20.00
S. E. Benson Material (60) & Labor (10) 70.00
D. W. Hull Office rent for 9 months 75.00
Mr. Mayhugh moved that the Board hold regular sessions for audit-
ing bills and transacting business on the 2nd and 4th Mondays of
each month, which was seconded by Mr. Bishop and carried.
The following resolution was adopted:
RESOLVED, that at the commencement of the term in the year,
1880, instruction be given in Minerology and Assaying to such
pupils as are qualified to pursue such branches; also that
Spanish be added to the list of studies and that the resident
members of the Board be authorized to purchase the necessary
apparatus to carry out this resolution; also to purchase such
apparatus as may be needed to complete the scientific instru-
ments now on hand and to cause the same to be properly mount-
ed and put in good order.
RESOLVED, that the present occupant of the Dormitory be al-
lowed to remain in the same until notified to vacate by a
written notice, signed by two members of the Board. Said
notice shall be served thirty (30) days prior to the speci-
fied time requiring the premises.
RESOLVED, that the University be insured for three years for
the sum of Ten Thousand Dollars and the Dormitory for Five
Thousand Dollars for a like time, and that the President of
the Board be authorized to place the same in reliable com-
panies at regular rates of premiums.
RESOLVED, that Professor W. C. Dovey be continued as Princi-
pal of the University until the Summer vacation of the year
1880, and that he be notified by a majority of the Board of
Regents by the 1st day of May, 1880, whether his services
will be required longer than the time specified in this
RESOLVED, that the Board of Regents hold a meeting in Eureka
on January 17, 1880.
RESOLVED, that the President of the Board of Regents be
authorized to procure a set of Cutters Physiological Charts,
a Geared Tellurian, a brass stand, and 30 feet of slated
cloth by 3 feet wide for use in the University building.
Also, an improved Gyroscope.
RESOLVED, that the resident Regents cause the north east
room to be fitted up for Laboratory and cases for apparatus.
T. W. Stone
Board of Regents