Minutes of the Meeting of the Board of Trustees of the
University of Kentucky, Tuesday, May 3, 1983.
The Board of Trustees of the University of Kentucky met at 3
p.m. (Central Daylight Time) on Tuesday, May 3, 1983 in the
Commons. Student Center/Fine Arts Building on the campus of the
Paducah Community College, Paducah, Kentucky.
A. Meeting Opened and Roll Called
Mr. William B. Sturgill, Chairman, called the meeting to
order at 3:12 p.m. and pronounced the invocation.
The following members of the Board of Trustees answered the
call of the roll: Mr. William B. Sturgill (Chairman), Mr. Thomas
P. Bell, Mr. William R. Black, Governor Edward T. Breathitt, Mr.
Albert G. Clay, Professor Opal Skaggs Conley, Mr. James W.
Dinkle, Mr. Tracy Farmer, Mr. Ronald G. Geary, Mrs. Edythe Jones
Hayes, Mr. Brereton C. Jones, Mr. R. Larry Jones, Mr. T. A.
Lassetter, Mr. W. Terry McBrayer. Mr. Robert T. McCowan, Mr.
Frank Ramsey, Professor William F. Wagner, and Professor
Constance P. Wilson. Absent from the meeting were Governor
Albert Benjamin Chandler (Honorary Trustee), Mr. George W.
Griffin, and Mr. A. Stevens Miles. The University administration
was represented by President Otis A. Singletary; Dr. Donald B.
Clapp, Vice President for Administration; Chancellors Peter P.
Bosomworth and Charles T. Wethington; Dr. Raymond R. Hornback,
Vice President for University Relations; Mr. David I. Carter,
Special Assistant for Business and Financial Affairs; Mr. John C.
Darsie, General Counsel; Mr. Henry Clay Owen, Controller and
Treasurer; Dr. Paul G. Sears, Special Assistant for Academic
Affairs; and Dr. Jack C. Blanton, Vice Chancellor for
Administration representing Chancellor Art Gallaher. Members of
the various news media were also in attendance. A quorum being
present, the Chairman declared the meeting officially open for
the conduct of business at 3:15 p.m.
B. Meeting Dates Established
Mr. Sturgill called attention to the schedule of meetings of
the Board of Trustees and the Executive Committee as established
for fiscal year 1983-84 (see copy at the end of the Minutes) and
requested the members to mark their calendars accordingly. He
reminded the Trustees that the June 21, 1983 meeting of the
Executive Committee has been changed to a full Board meeting.