Minutes of the Meeting of the Board of Trustees of the University of Kentucky, Tuesday, January 22, 2008.
The Board of Trustees of the University of Kentucky met at 1:00 p.m. (Lexington time) on Tuesday, January 22, 2008, in the Board Room on the 18th Floor of Patterson Office Tower.
A. Meeting Opened
Ms. Mira Ball, chair, called the meeting to order at 1:00 p.m. and asked Ms. Barbara Jones, Assistant Secretary and General Counsel, to call the roll.
B. Roll Call
The following members of the Board of Trustees answered the call of the roll: Mira Ball (chair), Stephen Branscum, Penelope Brown, Dermontti Dawson, Jeff Dembo, Ann Haney, James Hardymon, Billy Joe Miles, Sandy Bugie Patterson, Phillip Patton, Nick Phelps, Erwin Roberts, Charles R. Sachatello, Frank Shoop, Myra Leigh Tobin, JoEtta Wickliffe, Billy Wilcoxson, Russ Williams, and Ernest Yanarella. Absent from the meeting was Pamela May. Ms. Jones reported that a quorum was present.
The university administration was represented by President Lee T. Todd, Jr., Provost Kumble Subbaswamy, Executive Vice President for Finance and Administration Frank Butler, Executive Vice President for Health Affairs Michael Karpf, and General Counsel Barbara W. Jones.
The university faculty was represented by Chair of the University Senate Council Kaveh Tagavi, and the university staff was represented by Chair of the Staff Senate Kenneth Blair.
Members of the various news media were also in attendance.
C. Consent Items
Ms. Ball called attention to the following consent items on the agenda and asked if there were any questions about the items:
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Ms. Haney moved that the consent items be approved. Mr. Dawson seconded the motion, and it carried without dissent. (See consent items at the end of the agenda.)