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further nominations, and the nominations closed. Mr. Stuckert seconded the motion, and it passed without dissent. Jim Stuckert has been nominated to serve as a member of the Executive Committee. He asked for any nominations from the floor. There were no further nominations, and the nominations closed. Mr. Shoop’s motion was seconded by Mr. Mobley and passed without dissent. Barbara Young has been nominated to serve as a member of the Executive Committee by the Nominating Committee. Dr. Brockman asked for any nominations from the floor. There were no further nominations, and the nominations closed. Mr. Britton seconded the motion for approval, and it passed without dissent. Dr. Brockman made a motion to amend the effective date of the Executive Committee from September 13, 2011 to October 1, 2011 due to the pending appeal before the current Executive Committee that was scheduled to be heard in closed session that aftemoon after the Board has concluded its business. The proposed delay is intended to give the current Executive Committee time to make its decision. Mr. Shoop seconded the motion, and it passed without dissent. That concluded the Nominating Committee report, and Dr. Brockman called upon President Capilouto for his report. J. President’s Report President Capilouto said it was an honor to stand before the Board at this meeting. He expressed appreciation to Dr. Brockman for his kind description of his activities over the past couple of months. He said he was not keeping score because he was pleased to do all of it. It has been a labor of love. While this school year has just begun, the work leading up to this has been going on for a great deal of time. President Capilouto said that he was excited to be at UK, and it has reaffinned everything his wife Mary Lynne and he first noticed on campus in May and all the days they have been on campus since that time. It has exceeded their expectations far above what they imagined. President Capilouto said that the work of a university (education, research, and service) is 365 days a year. There is no down time. He introduced Student Govemment President Micah Fielden and asked him to give the Board a glimpse of what has happened at the beginning of school the year. He said it had been an honor and delight to get to know Micah. Micah represents the finest character and goodness you can see in a student leader. He has been a tremendous ambassador both on and off campus. Mr. Fielden shared with the Board a little about K Week which included 10 days and over 400 events that were planned throughout the year by the staff; faculty, and two student K- week coordinators. He said that K Week is a special event and introduced a video prepared by .6.