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Special Assistant for Academic Affairs; Mr. C. M. Newton, Director of
Athletics, and Mr. Richard E. Plymale, General Counsel.
Members of the various news media were also in attendance. A
quorum being present, the Chairperson declared the meeting officially open
for the conduct of business at 1:05 p.m.
D. Approval of Minutes
Governor Breathitt said that the Minutes of the Board meeting on June
10, 1997 had been distributed and asked for any additions or corrections. Mr.
Guthrie moved that the Minutes be approved as distributed. Mr. Chellgren
seconded the motion, and it carried.
Elissa Plattner asked to read the following resolution for James C.
Whereas, James C. Bowling exemplified the qualities of charity,
benevolence and altruism, hallmark of a life of excellence.
Whereas, he demonstrated that it is not what we make of our worldly
goods, but the good we can make for others.
Whereas, someday a new fact will be discovered, a new idea will take
shape, an old problem will find a new answer and these acts will be
born of the seeds of generosity that are the legacy of this far-sighted
Therefore, the purpose of this resolution of the University of Kentucky
Board of Trustees is to honor the memory of the life and good works of
James C. Bowling.
The 19th day of August, 1997.
Governor Breathitt said that everyone appreciated the outstanding
service that James Bowling gave to the University of Kentucky, a moving
spirit behind the Kentuckians in New York, and his strong efforts through
the Development Council through the years. He said he would be missed,
and it is very appropriate that the Board recognize him with a resolution at