December 13-14, 1951
Volume 6 - Page 338
EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE MEETING
December 13, 1951
The Executive Committee of the Board of Regents met in the Pres-
ident's office on Thursday, December 13, 1951. Present: Regents
Lombardi, Hardy, Ross; Comptroller Hayden and President Love.
The meeting was called to order by Chairman Ross at 4:15 P.M.
The President reported that he had talked with Mr. Arentz
concerning the proposal of Mr. Mills (a copy of the proposal
having been mailed to Mr. Arentz) and that he suggested a
check on the proposal to sell the boilers now on hand, before
accepting the proposal as a whole. Otherwise, Mr. Arentz
indicated his approval. Mr. Crumley, likewise, had been con-
tacted by phone after receiving a copy of the proposal, and
he had given his approval. The Executive Committee gave its
unanimous approval and authorized Russell Mills to proceed
with the work on the Heating Plants, as per his proposal of
November 14, 1951. An independent study will be made on the
boiler situation while the other work is proceeding.
Mr. Ross reported on his correspondence and meeting with the
Attorney General on December 12, 1951, when the questions
were submitted to him in accord with the Executive Commit-
tee's action on December 6, 1951. Attorney General Matthews
had stated that he would give an opinion of his office as
soon as possible.
The President presented personnal recommendations as follows,
and the Executive Committee gave unanimous approval:
(a) Agricultural Extension Division
1 - Mr. Ray C. Cox to be District Extension Agent for
Douglas and Ormsby Counties, effective December 1,
1951, at a salary of $4300 per year, in the place
of Mr. Anker, resigned. Mr. Cox has served as
Assistant Extension Agent for Churchill County
since June, 1950.
2 - Mr. Harry H. Bradley to be Assistant Extension
Agent in Churchill County effective December 1,
1951 at a salary of $3900 per year to replace Mr.
Cox. Mr. Bradley graduated from the College of
Agriculture, University of Nevada, in 1939; since
graduation he has served for 4 years as Teacher of
Vocational Agriculture and 2 years as Ranch Manager
3 - Mr. Frank E. Morrow to be District Extension Agent
for Eureka and White Pine Counties effective Decem-
ber 1, 1951, at a salary of $4300 per year, to take
the place left vacant by the resignation of Mr.
Helphinstine in July 1951. Mr. Morrow has been
serving as Acting District Agent since that time.
4 - Mr. Fred C. Batchelder to be reappointed County
Extension Agent for Pershing County, effective
December 21, 1951, at a salary of $4300 per year,
in the place of Mr. Whelan, resigned. Mr. Batch-
elder has been on leave since January 1, 1951 and
will receive his M. S. degree on December 18, 1951.
(b) Food and Drugs
1 - Mr. Stanley Johns, Chemist, to be increased in
salary from $250 to $300 per month, effective
January 1, 1952.
The Comptroller reported that cost of liability insurance,
as authorized in the meeting of October 26-27, 1951, would
be $136 more than previously estimated because of the fact
that there are 2 elevators on the Campus. He was authorized
to go ahead on the basis of the new figure.
Library Advisory Committee
The Executive Committee approved the formation of a Library
Advisory Committee and authorized the President to proceed
with plans to create a "Friends of the Library" group, final
plans to be presented to the Board of Regents.
The meeting adjourned at 4:45 P.M. and the meeting of the full
Board was set for the weekend of January 4-5, 1952.