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-4- ever mounted by a UK School of Music ensemble. The ensemble perfonns under the direction of Miles Osland, director of j azz studies and professor of saxophone. Women & Philanthropy Network Awards 43 Undergraduate Scholarships The University of Kentucky Women & Philanthropy Network awarded $186,810 in need-based scholarships to 43 UK undergraduate students this year, up from $169,000 to 39 students in 2010. Scholarships are given to UK students involved not only in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics, but also in health, education, music, art, and study-abroad programming. The Women & Philanthropy Network was established at UK in September 2007 in order to increase these types of opportunities throughout campus. Faculty and Staff Awards and Achievements President Todd pointed out that he usually does not elaborate on the many faculty and staff achievements listed in PR 1; however, he wanted to mention a very special achievement in this report. D. Allan Butterfield, Director ofthe Center of Membrane Sciences, was ranked as the 21st most influential proteomics scientist in the world, according to the proteomics laboratory, based on publication citations. Dr. Butterfield also was appointed as chair of the Neural Oxidative Metabolism and Death Study Section (NOMD) ofthe Center for Scientific Review (CSR) of the National Institutes of Public Health. The CSR is the portal for all NIH grant applications and their review for scientific merit. President Todd characterized Dr. Butterfield as a first-generation student, a professor who loves the University and who has done a world of good for us. President Todd added that many other items in PR 1 are of interest and that the document merits close examination by the Board members. G. University of Kentucky 2011-15 Diversity Plan (PR 3) President Todd introduced PR 3, the University of Kentucky 2011-15 Diversity Plan. Credited to Associate Vice President for Institutional Equity and Equal Opportunity Terry Allen, Provost Subbaswamy, and Vice President for Institutional Diversity JJ Jackson, the diversity plan satisfies a requirement ofthe Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education (CPE) for each postsecondary education institution to develop a diversity plan that uses specified criteria. The plan is ready to be approved by the Board. It will later be submitted to CPE for their consideration and approval at their September 2011 meeting. The president recommended that the Board approve PR 3. Dr. Brockman asked for a motion of approval of PR 3. Mr. Smith moved approval. The motion was seconded by Dr. McCorvey. Alter brief discussion, it was passed without dissent. (See PR 3 on the Board of Trustees website, www.uky.edu/Trustees, under agenda.) H. Appointment/Reappointment to Board of Directors University of Kentucky Gluck Eguine Research Foundation Inc. (PR 4) President Todd explained that PR 4 requests that the Board of Trustees approve the appointment of Stuart Brown, Rolf Embertson, and G. Watts Humphrey, Jr., and the