JULIAN MORTON CARROLL became Kentucky's 58th governor on Dec. 28, 1974, succeeding Wendell H. Ford, who was elected to the U.S. Senate. Carroll then won a full four-year term in the 1975 general election. Born in McCracken County in 1931, he attended Paducah Junior College after graduating from Heath High School. He was graduated from the University of Kentucky in 1954 and received his law degree from UK in 1956. Before becoming governor, Carroll served three years as lieutenant governor and ten years as a member of the Kentucky House of Representatives. He is an active member of the Optimist Cluband a former Jaycee. He attained the highest office in Kentucky for laymen of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church in 1966-67 when he was named moderator of the Kentucky Synod. The Governor and his wife, Charlann, have three children.
UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY
LOCATION—Lexington, Ky., a community of 185,000 in the heart of Kentucky's famed Blue Grass region. Renowned as the world capital of the thoroughbred horse industry and known also as the world's largest loose-leaf tobacco market. FOUNDED—1865 ENROLLMENT— On campus—19,447)
PRESIDENT—Dr. Otis A. Singletary (At 13 Community Colleges—13,000)
VICE-PRESIDENT FOR ADMINISTRATION—Dr. Alvin A. Morris VICE-PRESIDENT, BUSINESS AFFAIRS—-Lawrence E. Forgy, Jr. VICE PRESIDENT, UNIVERSITY RELATIONS—Dr. Ray Hornback VICE-PRESIDENT, MEDICAL CENTER—Dr. Peter Bosomworth VICE-PRESIDENT, STUDENT AFFAIRS—Dr. Robert G. Zumwinkle VICE-PRESIDENT FOR ACADEMIC AFFAIRS—Dr. Lewis Cochran VICE-PRESIDENT, COMMUNITY COLLEGES—Dr. Maurice Stanley Wall
FACULTY CHAIRMAN OF ATHLETICS—Dr. William Matthews (UK's faculty representative to Southeastern Conference)
DIRECTOR OF INFORMATION SERVICES—Bernie Vonderheide
CONFERENCE—Southeastern (member since founding in 1933)
BAND—Varsity (Director—Wm. Harry Clarke) FIGHT SONG—"On, On, U. of K."
STADIUM—Commonwealth Stadium (56,696)
GYMNASIUM—Memorial Coliseum (capacity 11,500)
PRESIDENT OTIS A. SINGLETARY came to Lexington in August, 1969, from the University of Texas, Austin, where he was executive vice chancellor for academic affairs. Dr. Singletary, who is eighth president of the University, served a total of eight years at Texas, progressing during seven (1954-61) of those years from instructor to professor, associate dean of Arts and Sciences and assistant to the president. Then for five years (1961-66), he was chancellor of the University of North Carolina, although he was on leave from October 1964 to J anuary 1966 to serve as director of the Job Corps, Office of Economic Opportunity.
CLIFFORD O. HAGAN became assistant director of athletics at UK June 1, 1972, and succeeded Harry C Lancaster as AD July 1, 1975. A two-time consensus All-America, he led the Wildcats to 86 wins in 91 games and the 1951 NCAA championship and was co-captain of the undefeated 1954 team. He scored a then-record 41 points in leading Owensboro over Lafayette in the championship game of the 1949 State Tournament. He was a five-time All-Pro with the St. Louis Hawks.