Minutes of the Meeting of the Board of Trustees of the University
of Ken.ucky, Tuesday, April 7, 1981.
The Board of Trustees of the University of Kentucky met in regular
statutory session at 2 p.m. (Eastern Standard Time) on Tuesday, April
, 198 1 in the Board Room on the 18th floor of the Patterson Office
Tower on the Lexington campus.
A. Meeting Opened and Acting Secretary Appointed
Mr. Sturgill, Chairman, called the meeting to order at 2 p.m. and
the invocation was pronounced by Mr. McBrayer. The Chairman, in the
absence of the Secretary of the Board of Trustees, Mrs. Betty Pace
Clark, appointed Professor Constance P. Wilson as Acting-Secretary of
the Board of Trustees.
B. Oath of Office Administered
Mr. Sturgill welcomed the new members of the Board of Trustees and
requested Mr. John Darsie, General Counsel, to administer the oath of
office to the following:
Mr. William R. Black, alumni representative, reappointed
by Governor John Y. Brown, Jr. for a term expiring
December 31, 1986,
Mr. Albert G. Clay, reappointed by Governor Brown f-or a
term expiring December 31, 1986,
Mr. Robert T. McCowan, appointed by Governor Brown to
replace Dr. David A. Hull, for a term expiring
December 31, 1986,
Professor William F. Wagner, faculty representative
elected to replace Professor Michael Adelstein, for
a term expiring June 30, 1983,
Professor Constance P. Wilson, faculty representative
reelected for a term expiring June 30, 1984.
C. Roll Call
The following members of the Board of Trustees answered the call
of the roll: Mr. William B. Sturgill, Chairman, Mr. William R. Black,
Mr. Albert G. Clay, Professor Opal Skaggs Conley, Mr. Tracy Farmer,
Mrs. Edythe Jones Hayes, Mrs. Sally Hermansdorfer, Mr. Thomas B.
Kessinger, Mr. W. Terry McBrayer, Mr. Robert T. McCowan, Mr. Frank
Ramsey, Mr. Homer W. Ramsey, Mr. Brad Sturgeon, Professor William F.
Wagner, Professor Constance P. Wilson, and Mr. William '.. Young.
Absent from the meeting were: Governor Albert Benjamin Chandler, Mrs.
Betty Pace Clark, Mr. A. Stevens Miles, and Mr. W. B. Terry. Thi
University administration was represented by President Otis A.
Singletary; Vice Presidents Peter P. Bosomworth, Donald B. Clapp,
Lewis W. Cochran, Raymond R. Hornback, John T. Smith, Charles 1.
Vethington, and Robert G. Zumwinkle; Dr. Art Gallaher, Vice Presicinlt-