12/24/1920

 UCCSN Board of Regents' Meeting Minutes

December 24-25, 1920 



12-24-1920
Volume OE - Pages 273-274

                         Reno, Nevada
                      December 24, 1920

The Board of Regents met in the Office of the President of the
University at 11 o'clock Friday morning, December 24th.  There
were present Regents Cheney, North and Pratt of the present
Board, Judge Talbot, Regent-Elect, President Clark and Comptrol-
ler Gorman.  Judge Curler came later and sanctioned the acts of
the other members and added his vote to the same.

Mr. Pratt moved that List No. 30, covering Check Nos. 238 to 253
inclusive, for the net sum of $33,847.27, and List of State
Claims, No. 33, covering Claims Nos. 458 to 494 inclusive, for
the net sum of $31,731.75, be approved.  Vote:

    Mr. North            Aye
    Mr. Pratt            Aye
    Judge Cheney         Aye
    Judge Curler         Aye

Mr. Pratt moved that the minutes of September 14 and 30, of
October 12 and 28, of November 16, 18 and 30, and of December 9
be approved and Board action taken December 9th be ratified and
considered in force and effective as though it had occurred at
the University.  Vote:

    Mr. North            Aye
    Mr. Pratt            Aye
    Judge Cheney         Aye
    Judge Curler         Aye

On the recommendation of the President, Regent Pratt moved the
acceptance of the resignation of Romanzo Adams as Head of the
Department of Economics and Sociology, to be effective from this
date and that the President be authorized to communicate to Doc-
tor Adams the loss we appreciate we are sustaining and our very
best wishes for his health and success in the new field which he
is entering.  Vote:

    Mr. North            Aye
    Mr. Pratt            Aye
    Judge Cheney         Aye
    Judge Curler         Aye

On the recommendation of the President, Regent Pratt moved the
acceptance of the resignation of Mrs. May E. Porter, Matron of
the University Hospital, to be effective January 1, 1921.  Vote:

    Mr. North            Aye
    Mr. Pratt            Aye
    Judge Cheney         Aye
    Judge Curler         Aye

On the recommendation of the President and of Professor Frandsen
of the Student Hospital Association Advisory Committee, Regent
Pratt moved the election of Mrs. S. C. Robinson as Matron of the
University Hospital beginning January 1, 1921, at a salary of
$80 per month for the 9 months of the University year, September
to May inclusive, and the use of her quarters in the Hospital
for the 12 months of the calendar year, if she desires to remain
there without salary during the 3 months when the University is
not in session.  Vote:

    Mr. North            Aye
    Mr. Pratt            Aye
    Judge Cheney         Aye
    Judge Curler         Aye

On the recommendation of the President, Mr. Pratt moved the ac-
ceptance of the resignation of Mr. D. L. Gassaway, as effective
December 15, 1920.  Vote:

    Mr. North            Aye
    Mr. Pratt            Aye
    Judge Cheney         Aye
    Judge Curler         Aye

The matter of employing Mr. Frank E. Welch as Instructor in the
Romanic Language Department was laid over until the next meeting
of the Board.

On the recommendation of the President, sustaining the judgment
of Dean Stewart, Mr. North moved that the pay of Miss Margaret
Regan, Secretary in the College of Agriculture, be increased to
$100 per month, effective January 1, 1921.  Vote:

    Mr. North            Aye
    Mr. Pratt            Aye
    Judge Cheney         Aye
    Judge Curler         Aye

President Clark stated that he had definite word from Miss Sears
that she would discontinue the Home Economics Scholarship of
$100 per year founded by herself and that Miss Lewis, the present
Head of the Department of Home Economics, had offered to give a
similar scholarship under different conditions.

On the recommendation of the President, Mr. Pratt moved that the
Regents authorize Doctor Lincoln to accept the position of Con-
sulting Engineer of the University State Bureau of Mines and to
attend a conference in Oakland January 24 to 26, 1921.  Vote:

    Mr. North            Aye
    Mr. Pratt            Aye
    Judge Cheney         Aye
    Judge Curler         Aye

President Clark stated that the University is applying for ac-
creditation for its graduates in the State of Washington and
that we should soon have report upon this matter.

President Clark recommended that the Regents take formal action
that the annual payments for the care of Lots 9 and 10 in
Mountain View Cemetery, account estate of David B. Russell, be
hereafter made from the income of the fund that has been turned
over to them.  Vote:

    Mr. North            Aye
    Mr. Pratt            Aye
    Judge Cheney         Aye
    Judge Curler         Aye

Judge Curler reported on the claim of Grant Miller and the matter
was laid over until another meeting of the Board.

Judge Cheney read the report for the biennium which he has pre-
pared as Chairman of the Board for the forthcoming biennial
report of the Board of Regents.  This report was laid over until
another meeting of the Board when action will be taken.  At this
time President Clark will also have his report ready for submis-
sion to the Board.

Adjourned until 10 o'clock Friday morning, December 31, 1920.

Carolyn M. Beckwith
Secretary