Minutes of the Meeting of the Board of Trustees of the University of
Kentucky, Tuesday, October 14, 1986.
The Board of Trustees of the University of Kentucky met at 1 p.m.
(Eastern Daylight Time) on Tuesday, October 14, 1986 in the Board Room on
the 18th floor of the Patterson Office Tower on the Lexington Campus.
A. Meeting Opened and Roll Called
Mr. Robert T. McCowan, Chairman, called the meeting to order at 1
p.m., and the invocation was pronounced by Mr. T. A. Lassetter.
The following members of the Board of Trustees answered the call of
the roll: Mr. Robert T. McCowan (Chairman), Professor Raymond F. Betts,
Mr. William R. Black, Governor Albert Benjamin Chandler, Mr. Albert G.
Clay, Professor David R. Driscoll, Jr., Mr. Tracy Farmer, Ms. Donna G.
Greenwell, Mr. George W. Griffin, Mr. Henry E. Hershey, Mr. T. A.
Lassetter, Mr. W. Bruce Lunsford, Mr. Frank Ramsey, Mr. James L. Rose, and
Professor Constance P. Wilson. Absent from the meeting were Mr. Ronald G.
Geary, Mrs. Edythe Jones Hayes, Mr. Brereton C. Jones, Mr. R. Larry Jones,
and Mr. Bobby Watson. The University administration was represented by
President Otis A. Singletary; Mr. James 0. King, Vice President for
Administration; Chancellors Peter P. Bosomworth, Art Gallaher, and Charles
T. Wethington; Dr. Raymond R. Hornback, Vice President for University
Relations, Mr. John C. Darsie, General Counsel; Mr. Henry Clay Owen,
Controller and Treasurer; and Dr. Paul G. Sears, Special Assistant for
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 1:04 p.m.
B. Minutes Approved
On motion made by Mr. Rose, seconded by Professor Driscoll and
passed, the Minutes of the September 16, 1986 meeting of the Board of
Trustees were approved as written.
C. Resolution Supporting Constitutional Amendment on Superinten-
dent of Public Instruction
Mr. McCowan indicated his support of the proposed constitutional
amendment on the Superintendent of Public Instruction and recommended
adoption.of the following Resolution:
WHEREAS, under the leadership of Governor Martha Layne Collins
and the General Assembly in a 1985 special session enacted measures
to improve the quality of elementary and secondary education in
WHEREAS, upon recommendation of the Governor and action by the
General Assembly funds were increased for universities in Kentucky
to enhance quality in higher education, and