JULIAN MORTON CARROLL became Kentucky's 58th governor on Dec. 28, 1974, succeeding Wendell H. Ford, who was elected to the U.S. Senate. Carroll was elected to a full four-year term as governor in November 1975 and was inaugurated in December of that year. Born in McCracken County in 1931, Carroll attended Paducah Junior College after graduating from Heath High School. He was graduated from the University of Kentucky in 1954 and received his law degree from UK in 1956. Before becoming governor, Carroll served three years as lieutenant governor and ten years as a member of the Kentucky House of Representatives, the last four as Speaker of the House. He is an active member of the Optimist Club and a former Jaycee. He attained the highest office in Kentucky for laymen of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church in 1966-67 when he was named moderator of the Kentucky Synod. The Governor and his wife, Charlann, have four chi Idren.
UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY
LOCATIONLexington, Ky., a community of 205,000 in the heart of Kentucky's famed Blue Grass region. Renowned as the world capital of the thoroughbred horse industry and known also as the world's largest loose-leaf tobacco market.
FOUNDED1865 ENROLLMENT(On campus20,549)
PRESIDENTDr. Otis A. Singletary (At 13 Community Colleges17,000)
VICE-PRESIDENT FOR ADM IN ISTRATIONDr. Don Clapp VICE-PRESIDENT FOR ACADEMIC AFFAIRSDr. Lewis Cochran VJCE-PRESIDENT, BUSINESS AFFAIRSJack Blanton VICE-PRESIDENT, MEDICAL CENTERDr. Peter Bosomworth VICE-PRESIDENT, MINORITY AFFAIRSDr. John T. Smith VICE-PRESIDENT, STUDENT AFFAIRSDr. Robert G. Zumwinkle VICE-PRESIDENT, COMMUNITY COLLEGESDr. Maurice Stanley Wall VICE-PRESIDENT, UNIVERSITY RELATIONSDr. Ray Hornback FACULTY CHAIRMAN OF ATHLETICSDr. William Matthews
(UK's faculty representative to Southeastern Conference) DIRECTOR OF INFORMATION SERVICESBernie Vonderheide CONFERENCESoutheastern (member since founding in 1933) BAND-Varsity(DirectorWm. Harry Clarke) FIGHT SONG-"On, On, U. of K." STADIUMCommonwealth Stadium (56,696) HOME ARENARupp Arena (capacity 23,000)
PRESIDENT OTIS A. SINGLETARY came to Lexington in August, 1969, from the University of Texas, Austin, where he was executive vice chancellor for academic affairs. Dr. Singletary, who is eighth president of the University, served a total of eight years at Texas, progressing during seven (1954-61) of those years from instructor to professor, associate dean of Arts and Sciences and assistant to the president. Then for five years (1961-66), he was chancellor of the University of North Carolina, although he was on leave from October 1964 to January 1966 to serve as director of the Job Corps, Office of Economic Opportunity.
CLIFFORD O. HAGAN became assistant director of athletics at UK June 1, 1972, and succeeded Harry C. Lancaster as AD July 1, 1975. A two-time consensus All-America, he led the Wildcats to 86 wins in 91 games and the 1951 NCAA championship and was co-captain of the undefeated 1954 team. He scored a then-record 41 points in leading Owensboro over Lafayette in the championship game of the 1949 State Tournament. He was a five-time All-Pro with the St. Louis Hawks.