December 22-23, 1981
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
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