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-4- and passed, the recommendation in PR 8 relative to the organizational pattern for the Summer Session was approved. (See PR 8 at the end of the Minutes. K. Request for Waiver of Governing Regulations and Interpretation Thereof (PR 9) President Singletary explained that Professor Wasley S. Krogdahl, an announced candidate for a seat in the United States House of Representatives, had requested him to place before the Board of Trustees a request for a waiver of the Governing Regulations requiring leave of absence without pay for the period of a campaign for office. The University administration has interpreted the Regulations to require such a leave of absence without pay. Professor Krogdahl is appealing this decision. Because of the ambiguity of the Governing Regulations, President Singletary felt that the Board should first clarify its intent and then make a ruling on Professor Krogdahl's request for a waiver. After full discussion, Governor Chandler moved that the Board of Trustees adopt the following resolution: "The Board of Trustees interprets the third literal paragraph of Section X-C-7 of the Governing Regulations to require that a faculty mn-ember who enters a partisan political campaign for a statewide or federal office must be required to be placed on leave of absence without pay". His motion was seconded and passed. On the basis of the Board's interpretation of the Governing Regulations as established in the above resolution, on motion duly made, seconded, and carried, Professor Krogdahl's request for a waiver was denied. (See PR 9 at the end of the Minutes. ) L. Amendment to Governing Regulations Ordered (PR 10) Mr. Wright moved that the administration prepare an amendment to Section X-C-7 of the Governing Regulations which would incorporate the Board's intent as clarified in the resolution just adopted. Mrs. Blazer seconded his motion and, without dissent, it was so ordered. (See PR 10 at the end of the Minutes. ) M. Biennial Budget Request President Singletary in his presentation of the 1972-74 biennial budget request stated that this was one of the leanest budgets in the history of the University of Kentucky. It calls for an increase of $10. 7 million for the first year and $7. 8 million for the second year of the biennium. The budget, prepared according to a state format, is based on projections that the University