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F. President's Report to the Trustees (PR 1)
President Wethington commented on the following items in PR 1:
1. Researchers from UK and four other universities have joined
in a $19 million program to investigate ways to convert
coal and waste material to oil.
2. A new Academic/Technical Building was dedicated at
Lexington Community College July 1 and dedication
ceremonies were held June 22 for two new buildings at
Owensboro Community College.
3. Approximately 40 UK faculty members participated in a
1,000-mile, five-day tour of the state the first week in
August in the third annual "Our Kentucky" Faculty Tour.
4. The Chandler Medical Center is conducting a science
outreach education initiative aimed at elementary, middle
and high school students in Kentucky. The Science Outreach
and Health Careers Opportunities Center will coordinate
existing outreach programs and help Medical Center colleges
develop additional programs.
President Wethington asked that the Trustees read the other items
in PR 1 at their leisure.
G. Personnel Actions (PR 2)
President Wethington recommended that approval be given to the
appointments, actions and/or other staff changes which require Board
action; and that the report relative to appointments and/or changes
already approved by the administration be accepted. Mr. Shoop moved
approval. His motion, seconded by Mr. Ulmer, passed. (See PR 2 at the
end of the Minutes.)
H. Application of Dr. Joseph Murray Hayse for Promotion any
Tenure (PR 3A)
President Wethington said that PR 3A was an action item
concerning the application of Dr. Joseph Murray Hayse for promotion and
tenure. He reminded the members of the background information recently
mailed to them about the application. He reported that this action item
was necessary as a result of court actions over the years. He then
asked Governor Breathitt to handle PR 3A.
Governor Breathitt said that the members had an opportunity to
review the material and asked for a motion to either approve or
disapprove the application of Dr. Hayse for promotion and tenure. Mr.
Wilcoxson moved that the Board disapprove Dr. Hayse's application for
promotion to the rank of Associate Professor with tenure. Mr. Sturgill
seconded the motion and it carried. (See PR 3A at the end of the