Minutes of the Meeting of the Board of Trustees of the University of Kentucky,
Tuesday, April 6, 2004.
The Board of Trustees of the University of Kentucky met at 1:00 p.m. (Lexington
time) on Tuesday, April 6, 2004 in the Board Room on the 18th Floor of Patterson Office
A. Meeting Opened
Mr. Steven S. Reed, Chair, called the meeting to order at 1:06 p.m., and The
Honorable Phillip Patton gave the invocation.
B. Roll Call
The following members of the Board of Trustees answered the call of the roll:
James F. Hardymon, Marianne Smith Edge, Davy Jones, Michael Kennedy, Pamela R.
May, Billy Joe Miles, Phillip Patton, Steven S. Reed (Chair), Frank Shoop, Marian
Moore Sims, Alice Stevens Sparks, Myra Leigh Tobin, Rachel Watts, JoEtta Y.
Wickliffe, Billy B. Wilcoxson, Russ Williams, Elaine A. Wilson, and Barbara S. Young.
Absent from the meeting were Robert P. Meriwether and Elissa Plattner. The University
administration was represented by President Lee T. Todd, Jr., Provost Michael Nietzel,
Executive Vice President for Finance and Administration Dick Siemer, Executive Vice
President for Health Affairs Michael Karpf, Executive Vice President for Research
Wendy Baldwin, and Acting General Counsel Barbara Jones.
Members of the various news media were also in attendance. A quorum being
present, the Chair declared the meeting officially open for the conduct of business at 1:10
C. Consent Agenda
Mr. Reed called attention to the eight items on the consent agenda, including
approval of the Minutes. He asked for any questions about the items and called for a
motion of approval of the consent agenda. Ms. Wilson moved approval. Her motion,
seconded by Ms. Sparks, carried without dissent. The items on the consent agenda
Minutes - March 2, 2004
PR 2 Personnel Actions
AACR 1 Candidates for Degrees - Community College System
FCR 1 Charles D. Lucas, Jr. Gift and Pledge
FCR 2 Gifts and Pledges to College of Law 2002 Memorials Fellowship
FCR 3 Gifts and Pledges to UK Oral History Endowment Fund
FCR 4 Douglas A. Stough Gift and Pledge
FCR 5 Report of Leases