12/22/1981

UCCSN Board of Regents' Meeting Minutes
December 22-23, 1981








12-22-1981

Pages 158-159



                         BOARD OF REGENTS

                    UNIVERSITY OF NEVADA SYSTEM

                        December 22, 1981



The Board of Regent met in a Special Meeting on the above date

via telephonic hookup.



Members present:  Mr. Robert A. Cashell, presiding, Reno

                  Mrs. Lilly Fong, Las Vegas

                  Mrs. Dorothy Gallagher, Elko

                  Mr. Chris Karamanos, Las Vegas

                  Mr. John R. Mc Bride, Las Vegas

                  Mr. John Tom Ross, Carson City



Members absent:   Mr. James L. Buchanan, II

                  Ms. Frankie Sue Del Papa

                  Mrs. June Whitley



Others present:   Chancellor Robert M. Bersi

(Reno)            President Joseph Crowley, UNR

                  President Clifford Murino, DRI

                  Acting Secretary Mary Jo Antunovich

                  General Counsel Donald Klasic



The meeting was called to order at 9:00 A.M. by Chairman Cashell.



 1.  Appointment of Dean of the College of Agriculture, UNR



     President Crowley reported that the selection committee had

     completed its work and recommended the appointment of Dr.

     Bernard Jones as Dean of the College of Agriculture and

     Director of the Cooperative Extension Serivce and the Agri-

     cultural Experiment Station.  (Vita filed with permanent

     minutes.)  The appointment would be with tenure as Profes-

     sor of Animal Science with a salary of $50,500 per annum,

     effective January 1, 1982.



     President Crowley also recommended that in recognition of

     the years of service he has provided to UNR, Dr. Dale W.

     Bohmont be named Dean and Director Emeritus of the College

     of Agriculture and Cooperative Extension Service and Agri-

     cultural Experiment Station.



     Mrs. Gallagher moved approval of the appointment of Dr.

     Bernard Jones and the naming of Dr. Dale Bohmont as Dean

     and Director Emeritus.  Motion seconded by Mrs. Fong, car-

     ried without dissent by roll call vote.



 2.  Appointment of Dean of the Mackay School of Mines, UNR



     President Crowley reported that this selection committee had

     also completed its search and recommended the appointment of

     Dr. James V. Taranik as Dean of the Mackay School of Mines,

     effective July 1, 1982.  (Vita filed with permanent min-

     utes.)  The exact salary had not been determined, but Dr.

     Crowley expected it to be $50,000 plus the 8% salary in-

     crease anticipated for 1982-83.  The appointment would also

     be with tenure as Professor of Geology.



     Mr. Karamanos moved approval of the appointment of Dr.

     Taranik as Dean of the Mackay School of Mines.  Motion sec-

     onded by Mr. Ross, carried without dissent by roll call

     vote.



 3.  Gift to UNR Athletic Department



     President Crowley reported that 32 persons (list filed with

     permanent minutes) had contributed $15,000 each for boxes

     at Mackay Stadium and recommended acceptance by the Board.



     Mr. Ross moved acceptance of the gift.  Motion seconded by

     Mrs. Fong, carried without dissent by roll call vote.



The meeting adjourned at 9:15 A.M.



                             Mary Jo Antunovich

                             Acting Secretary of the Board

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