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President Roselle called upon Dean Oran Little, College of
Agriculture, to make a presentation about the 75th Anniversary of the
Cooperative Extension Service at the University.
Dean Little provided a report on the Cooperative Extension
Service and stated that on May 8 every county in the state will have a
special birthday party. He introduced the 75th Anniversary committee
consisting of representatives from the counties. He stated that the
Cooperative Extension Service has a bright future and called
particular attention to the most recent annual report that was
included in the Board packets. He added that later in the day there
would be a special program commemorating the 20th anniversary of the
Expanded Food and Nutrition Education program and invited everyone to
President Roselle expressed thanks to Dean Little for a very
productive year and noted that Dean Little has traveled the
Commonwealth of Kentucky extensively his first year in the deanship.
President Roselle stated that Dean Little has represented the
University of Kentucky exceedingly well.
F. Personnel Actions (FR 2)
With President Roselle so recommending, on motion by Mr.
Stricker, seconded by Professor Coleman and carried, the routine
personnel actions in PR 2 were approved. (See PR 2 at the end of the
G. Proposed Amendment to the Governing Regulations (PR 3A)
The Board received a proposed amendment to the Governing
Regulations for preliminary consideration. The proposed amendment
will be included on the agenda for action at the next Board meeting.
Dr. Paul Sears explained the purpose of the proposed amendment and
stated that it should be a good incentive toward recruiting desired
people. (See PR 3A at the end of the Minutes.)
H. Honorary Degree Recipients (PR 3B)
President Roselle recommended that approval be granted to
awarding the honorary degree of Doctor of Letters to Douglas W.
Schwartz, the Doctor of Science to Shoichiro Toyoda, and the Doctor of
Laws to Hilary J. Boone, Jr., John H. Gray, Daniel. Oduber and Georgia
Powers. Senator Huddleston so moved. The motion was seconded by Mr.
Stricker and unanimously carried. Mr. Ockerman noted for the benefit
of the audience that the information regarding the honorary degree
recipients had previously been sent to the Board for review and
consideration. (See PR 3B at the end of the Minutes.)
I. Associate Degree Program in the Community College System -
Paducaah Community College (PR 4A)
With President Roselle so recommending, Mr. Sturgill moved that
the Board authorize for submission to the Council on Higher Education
a new degree program, Associate Degree in Applied Science, Engineering
Technology, Electrical Option, for the Paducah Community College. The
motion was seconded by Professor Betts and carried. (See PR 4A at the
end of the Minutes.)