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-7- Q. Establishment ofthe Center for Interprofessional Healthcare Education Research and Practice (AACR 8) Ms. Brown said that AACR 8 is a recommendation that the Board of Trustees approve the establishment of the Center for Interprofessional Healthcare Education, Research, and Practice in the Office of the Provost. The primary work ofthe Center will be to design, facilitate, coordinate, promote and evaluate Interprofessional Healthcare Education, Research, and Practice. The proposal has been reviewed and recommended by the Senate Committee on Academic Organization and Structure and the Senate Council. The University Senate approved the proposal based upon its academic merits. The Senate did not endorse the establishment ofthe Center based upon its non-academic merits. The provost ofthe University supports the establishment ofthe Center. On behalf of the Academic Affairs Committee, Ms. Brown moved approval of AACR 8. Ms. Young seconded the motion, and it carried without dissent. (See AACR 8 at the end ofthe Minutes.) R. Change of Organizational Structure ofthe Graduate Center for Biomedical Engineering (AACR 9) Ms. Brown said that AACR 9 is a recommendation that the Board of Trustees approve the transfer of administrative oversight for the Graduate Center for Biomedical Engineering from the Graduate School to the College of Engineering, effective July 1, 2010. The proposal has been reviewed and recommended by the Senate Committee on Academic Organization and Structure and the Senate Council and recommended for approval by the University Senate. The provost supports this recommendation. On behalf of the Academic Affairs Committee, Ms. Brown moved approval of AACR 9. Mr. Stuckert seconded the motion, and it carried without dissent. (See AACR 9 at the end ofthe Minutes.) S. Change in Name of an Educational Unit (AACR 10) Ms. Brown said that AACR 10 is a recommendation that the Board of Trustees approve the change in the name ofthe Cardiovascular Research Center to the Dr. Sibu and Becky Saha Cardiovascular Research Center. Dr. and Mrs. Saha have committed gilts and pledges totaling $1 million to establish an endowment. The proposal has been approved by the faculty in the unit, the leadership of the College and UK HealthCare, and reviewed and endorsed by the Senate Council on behalf ofthe University Senate. The provost of the University supports this recommendation.