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5 relative to public meetings since he had reached the conclusion that it would create more problems than it would solve. He then requested permission to say a few words since this wvs his last meeting. Permission being granted by the Chairman, Mr. Wendelsdorf noted sorne of the changes in the Board's approach to student problems during his two years as a student member of the Board and urged the Board to come to grips with some of the problems still unresolved. In closing he commented that he had been guilty of "snap judgments" concerning sonme members of the Board and regretted some of the comments he had made at the May 1972 meeting relative to certain Board members. Since he has gotten to know these members better, he realizes he was wrong and he has a great deal of respect, not only for them but for all members of the Board of Trustees and for the responsible manner in which they are carrying out their duties. Mr. Clay thanked Mr. Wendelsdorf for his reassuring remarks and requested Mr. George Griffin and Mr. Eugene Goss to draft a resolution recog- nizing Mr. Wendelsdorf's contributions to the Board to be presented at the next meeting. (See TR 2 at the end of the Minutes. ) 0. Interim Financial Report Accepted (FCR 1) Mr. Griffin, Chairman of the Finance Committee, moved that the interim financial report of the University for the period ending March 31. 1973 which had been mailed to the members in advance of the meeting be accepted. His motion wlas seconded by Mr. Alverson, and passed without dissent. (See FCR 1 at the end of the Minutes. ) P. Acquisition of Property for Jefferson Community College Approved (FCR 2) At Mr. Griffin's request. Mr. Forgy explained that the property recorn- mended for acquisition for the Jefferson Community College was necessary for the development of that campus and that of the Louisville Vocational Technical Institute, and recommended that the Board request the Executive Department of Finance and Administration to acquire the property described in FCR 2 and further requested that the cost of acquiring said properties be paid from funds appropriated by the Commonwealth for the Louisville Vocational Technical Institute. There being no questions, Mr. Cooper mnoved approval of the reconmmen- dation as stated in FCR 2. His motion was seconded by Mrs. Blazer, and passed without dissent. (See FCR. 2 at the end of the Minutes. )