Clark, Walter E. (Walter Ernest), 1873-1955
- Existence: 1873-06-09 - 1955-05-01
Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: AC 0186
Abstract The Board of Regents was established by the Nevada State Constitution in 1864, and the first Board was created in 1865. The Board is responsible for the governance of the institutions comprising the Nevada System of Higher Education. The original name of the organization was the University of Nevada System, which was established in 1968. The Board of Regents is responsible for the governance of the institutions comprising the Nevada System of Higher Education. The collection contains...
Identifier: AC 0636
Abstract After becoming the fifth president of the University of Nevada, Dr. Walter E. Clark created the "Book of the Oath" in 1920 to convey his concept of the core purpose of college education. He wanted the book to become a permanent record of the pledge to service and high ideals of each successive class of graduates for one hundred years. The Book of the Oath records consist of the Book of the Oath, with signatures from the graduating classes from 1920-1964; along with correspondence and an...
Identifier: AC 0060
Abstract Walter E. Clark was born in Ohio and served as the 5th president of the University of Nevada from 1918-1938. He attended Ohio Wesleyan University and Columbia, and was known for scholarly research in economics and business. Prior to becoming the president, he taught for 15 years at the City College of New York. Under Clark’s tenure, the growth of the University’s physical facilities continued, including the expansion of the football stadium, construction of $415,000 Mackay Science Hall, and...
Identifier: AC 0101
Abstract Beginning as the University Senate in 1917, selected faculty members met to discuss student petitions and applications, course descriptions and catalog changes, to assign committee memberships, and to hear committee reports. In December 1913, President Walter E. Clark suggested a reorganization which resulted in opening the meetings to all instructors. The named changed from University Senate to University Faculty, then General Faculty, as the meetings continued until 1952, when President...
Identifier: AC 0288
Abstract Records are arranged into three divisions, the College of Agriculture, the Cooperative Extension Service, and the Agricultural Experiment Station. Records include correspondence with the deans and directors of the divisions; correspondence with university presidents and county agents; information of the Newlands Project, and the Nevada Farm Bureau; project reports; information on personnel; budgets; experiment record books; letterpress books; photographs; maps and graphs. Also included are...
Identifier: AC 0019
Abstract The President is the chief administrative officer of the University of Nevada. Duties and responsibilities are prescribed by the Board of Regents, and the President may be assisted in the conduct of the duties of the office by vice-presidents and other administrators. The President may also establish and appoint boards and committees. The collection contains correspondence, reports, memorandums, and other records from the office of the president of the University of Nevada, 1917-1967....
Identifier: AC 0001/1
Abstract The president is the chief administrative officer of the University of Nevada; duties and responsibilities are prescribed by the Board of Regents, and may be assisted in the conduct of the duties of the office by vice-presidents and other administrators. The president may also establish and appoint boards and committees. The collection contains correspondence, reports, memorandums, and other records from the office of the president of the University of Nevada, 1912-1967. Presidents serving...
Transcript of evidence before a joint committee of the Senate and Assembly of the Nevada Legislature to investigate matters in relation to the University of Nevada
Identifier: AC 0122
Abstract In 1919, two Nevada regents, George F. Talbot and Walter E. Pratt, tried to persuade the Board of Regents to dismiss university president Walter E. Clark by presenting a resolution listing charges against him. These included condoning drunkenness and poor student discipline, misusing his entertainment fund, and other improprieties. Transcript of evidence taken before a joint committee of the Assembly and Senate, investigating matters in relation to the University of Nevada, Feb. 25-March 7,...
- Universities and colleges -- Nevada -- Reno -- Administration 4
- Agricultural extension work -- Nevada 1
- Agriculture -- History -- Nevada 1
- Cane Rush, Reno, Nev., 1918-1938 1
- Carson City (Nev.) 1
- Clark County (Nev.) 1
- Dairying -- Nevada 1
- Douglas County (Nev.) 1
- Elko County (Nev.) 1
- Esmeralda County (Nev.) 1
- Eureka County (Nev.) 1
- Humboldt County (Nev.) 1
- Irrigation -- Nevada 1
- Land use -- Nevada 1
- Lander County (Nev.) 1
- Lincoln County (Nev.) 1
- Lyon County (Nev.) 1
- Manners and customs -- Nevada 1
- Nevada -- Maps 1
- Nye County (Nev.) 1
- Oaths -- Nevada 1
- Pershing County (Nev.) 1
- Ranching -- Nevada 1
- Sheep -- Nevada 1
- Storey County (Nev.) 1
- Universities and colleges -- Administration 1
- Washoe County (Nev.) 1
- White Pine County (Nev.) 1
- Wolves Frolic, Reno, Nev., 1918-1938 1 ∧ less