Minutes of the Meeting of t-he Board of Trustees of the
University of Kentucky, Tuesuay, April 3, 1979.
The Board of Trustees of the University of Kentucky met in
regular statutory session at 2:00 o'clock (EDT) on Tuesday, April 3,
1979, in the Board Room on the 18th floor of the Patterson Office
Tower on the Lexington campus with the following members answering
the call of the roll: Mr. William B. Sturgill, Chairman, Professor
Michael Adelstein, Governor Albert Benjamin Chandler, Mrs. Betty
Pace Clark, Mr. Albert G. Clay, Mr. Tracy Farmer, Mr. L. D.
Gorman, Mrs. Sally Hermansdorfer, Dr. David A. Hull, Mr. Thomas
B. Kessinger, Mr. Frank Ramsey, Mr. Homer W. Ramsey, Mr. W. B.
Terry, Mr. Eugene Tichenor, Professor Constance Wilson, and Dr.
John R. Woodyard. Absent from the meeting were Mr. William R.
Black, Mr. George W. Griffin, and Mr. Zirl A. Palmer. The
University administration was represented by President Otis A.
Singletary; Vice Presidents Lewis W. Cochran, Robert Zumwinkle,
Stanley Wall, Peter P. Bosomworth, Raymond R. Hornback, Jack C.
Blanton, and Donald B. Clapp; Mr. John Darsie, Legal Counsel-
and Dr. Wimberly C. Royster, Dean of the Graduate School and
Coordinator of Research. Representatives of the various news
media were in attendance.
A. Meeting Opened
Mr. Sturgill, Chairman, called the meeting to order at 2:06
p.m. Following the invocation, pronounced by Mrs. Hermansdorfer,
the Chairman requested Mr. John Darsie, Legal Counsel, to administer
the oath of office to the following: Mr. Tracy Farmer, appointed
by Governor Carroll to replace Mr. John R. Gaines for a four year
term ending December 31, 1982; Mrs. Betty Pace Clark, reappointed
for a four year term ending December 31, 1982; Mrs. Sally Hermansdorfer
reappointed for a four year term ending December 31, 1982; and Mr.
Thomas B. Kessinger, reappointed for a term ending June 30, 1982.
The Secretary called the roll and reported sixteen members
Dresent and three absent. The Chairman then declared the meeting
officially open for the conduct of business at 2:09 p.m.
B. Minutes Approved
Without discussion, on motion duly made, seconded, and carried,
the reading of the Minutes of the Meeting of the Executive Committee
on March 5, 1979, was dispensed with and the Minutes were approved
C. President's ReDort to the Trustees (PR 1)
President Singletary called attention to his monthly Report
to the Trustees, copies of which had been distributed earlier,
and recommended its acceptance. Without objection, it was so ordered.