Minutes of the Meeting of the Board of Trustees of the University of
Kentucky, Tuesday, May 5, 1970
Under KRS 164. 170, the Board of Trustees of the UnLversity of Kentucky
met in regular statutory session at 2:00 p. m. , Eastern Daylight Time, on
Tuesday, May 5, 1970, in the Board Room on the 18th floor of the Office lower
on the campus of the University with the following members present: Mr. Jesse
M. Alverson, Mr. Thomas P. Bell, Mrs. Rexford S. Blazer, former Governor
A. B. Chandler, Mr. Albert G. Clav, Mr. Richard E. Cooper, Mr George W.
Griffin, Mr. Robert H. Hillenmeyer, Mr. B. Hudson Milner, Dr. N. N
Nicholas, Mr. James H. Pence, Mr. Floyd H. Wright, non-voting faculty
members Dr. Robert W. Rudd and Dr. Paul G. Sears, and non-voting student
member, Mr. Steve Bright. Absent from the meeting were: Governor Louie B.
Nunn, Mr. Wendell P Butler and Mr. J. Robert Miller. The administration
was represented by President Otis A. Singletary; Dr. Alvin L. Morris, Special
Assistant to the President; Vice Presidents Lewis W. Cochran, William R.
Willard, George J. Ruschell, Glenwood L. Creech and Ellis F. Hartford; Dr.
Donald B. Clapp, Budget Director; Mr. John C. Darsie, Legal Counsel; and
Mr. Jack B. Hall, Dean of Students. The various news media had representa-
tives present and there were approximately 40 students in attendance.
A. Meeting Opened
At 2:00 p. m. Mr. Clay, acting as chairman in the absence of Governor
Nunn, announced that the opening of the meeting would be delayed until a loud
speaker could be installed outside the Board Room. He explained that because
of the safety factor involved, it had been impossible to admit more than the
number of students already seated in the Board Room and the loud speaker was
being provided to permit the approximately 150 students outside to hear what was
going on in the meeting.
At approximately 2:05 p. m. Mr. Clay called the meeting to order.
Governor Chandler gave the invocation and at the request of Mr. Clay, the oath
of office was administered by Mr. John Darsie to Mr. Steve Bright, President
of Student Government, who under statute would serve as the non-voting student
member of the Board of Trustees during his term of office.
The secretary reported a quorum present and the meeting was declared
officially open for the conduct of business at 2:10 p. m.
B. Minutes Approved
On motion by Dr. Nicholas, seconded by Governor Chandler. and passed,
the reading of the Minutes of the April 7, 1970 meeting of the Board was dispensed
with and the Minutes were approved as published.