President Todd noted that Dr. Yanarella was presented the 2010 William E. Lyons Award for
Outstanding Service by the UK Martin School for Public Policy. There is only one person selected
each year to receive this award. Dr. Yanarella received a round of applause from the Board.
E. Appointment of Dean ofthe College of Fine Arts (PR 3)
President Todd recommended that Dr. Michael S. Tick be appointed as Dean ofthe College of
Fine Arts, effective July 1, 2010.
Dr. Tick is currently the Chair ofthe Department of Theatre at Louisiana State University and
the producing artistic director of Swine Palace, which is a non-profit professional company serving
greater Baton Rouge and supporting the educational mission of the department. Dr. Tick has a
history of fundraising.
Ms. Haney moved approval of PR 3. Ms. Patterson seconded her motion, and it carried
without dissent. (See PR 3 at the end of the Minutes.)
F. Appointment of Vice President for Student Affairs (PR 4)
President Todd recommended that Dr. Robert C. Mock, Jr. be appointed as Vice President for
Student Affairs, effective July 1, 2010. He infonned the Board that there were approximately 70
candidates for this extremely important position.
Dr. Mock was very impressive throughout the entire interview. He is currently the Associate
Vice Provost for Student Affairs at the University of Arkansas where he has spent a lot of his career.
Mr. Smith moved approval of PR 4. Mr. Stuckert seconded the motion, and it carried without
dissent. (See PR 4 at the end ofthe Minutes.)
G. Reappointment to Board of Directors University of Kentucky Research Foundation
President Todd said that PR 5 is the recommendation that the Board of Trustees approve the
reappointment of Hollie Swanson to the Board of Directors ofthe University of Kentucky Research
Foundation (UKRF) for a three-year tenn ending June 30, 2013. Dr. Swanson has been serving on
the UKRF Board and has done a fine job. She is also the newly elected chair ofthe University Senate
Mr. Shoop moved approval of PR 5. Mr. Branscum seconded the motion, and it carried
without dissent. (See PR 5 at the end of the Minutes.)
President Todd congratulated Dr. Swanson and said he looked forward to working with her.