Minutes of the Meeting of the Board of Trustees of the University
of Kentucky, Tuesday, April 5, 1988.
The Board of Trustees of the University of Kentucky met at 1 p.m.
Lexington time on Tuesday, April 5, 1988 in the Board Room on the 18th
floor of the Patterson Office Tower on the Lexington Campus.
A. Meeting Opened
Mr. Robert T. McCowan, Chairman, called the meeting to order at 1
p.m., and the invocation was pronounced by Mr. Ted B. Bates.
B. Roll Call
The following members of the Board of Trustees answered the call
of the roll: Mr. Robert T. McCowan (Chainman), Mr. Ted B. Bates,
Professor Raymond F. Betts, Governor Albert B. Chandler, Mr. Albert G.
Clay, Professor Mary Sue Coleman, Professor David R. Driscoll, Jr., Mr.
Lawrence E. Forgy, Jr., Mrs. Edythe Jones Hayes, Mr. Henry E. Hershey,
Dr. Nicholas J. Pisacano, Mr. Frank Ramsey, Jr., Mr. James L. Rose,
Judge Robert F. Stephens, Mr. Jerome A. Stricker, Judge Julia K.
Tackett, Ms. Cyndi Weaver, and Mr. Billy B. Wilcoxson. Absent from the
meeting were Mr. Tracy Farmer, Mr. George W. Griffin, Jr., Senator
Walter D. Huddleston, Mr. T. A. Lassetter, and Mr. Bobby Watson. The
University administration was represented by President David P. Roselle;
Mr. Edward A. Carter, Vice President for Administration; Chancellors
Peter P. Bosomworth, Art Gallaher and Charles T. Wethington; Mr. Eugene
R. Williams, Acting Vice President for Infornation Systems; and Mr. John
C. Darsie, Legal Counsel.
Members of the news media were also in attendance. firs. Hayes
reported a quorum present, and Mr. M1cCowan declared the meeting
officially open for the conduct of business at 1:04 p.m.
C. Minutes Approved
On motion made by Judge Stephens, seconded by Mr. Hershey and
passed, the Minutes of the March 1, 1988 meeting of the Board of
Trustees were approved as written.
D. Commencement Announcement
Mr. McCowan announced that Commencement exercises are scheduled
for May 8 at 1:30 p.m. and requested that the Board members note this
important date on their calendars.
E. President's Report to the Trustees (PR 1)
President Roselle called attention to the eight visiting vice
rectors from Indonesia who were seated in the audience. He stated that
the University has done several projects in Indonesia, mostly by the
College of Agriculture and funded by the Agency for International