elected Secretary. Mr. Forgy has submitted his resignation and nominations
were called for for a new Secretary.
Dr. Nicholas nominated Mrs. Blazer and his nomination was seconded
by Dr. Sears. Mr. Clay moved that the nominations be closed and that Mrs.
Blazer be elected by acclamation. Mr. Clay's motion was seconded by
Professor Oberst, and with all present voting "aye", Lucile T. Blazer (Mrs.
Rexford S. ) was elected Secretary of the Board of Trustees, effecti% e immedi-
E. President's Report to the Trustees
President Singletary called attention to the enrollment report which was
the first item in his Report to the Trustees and recommended that the rest of the
report be accepted unless members of the Board had questions which they would
like to ask.
There being no questions, without dissent Governor Nunn accepted the
report and ordered it filed.
F. Recommendations of the President (PR 2)
President Singletary explained that the items in PR 2, Recommendations of
the President, were routine in nature and recommended its approval. Governor
Nunn questioned the financial implications of the recommendation to establish an
Institute for Mining and Minerals Research. At President Singletary's request,
Dr. Cochran responded that there would be no General Fund support provided for
this Institute and that an Acting Director would be appointed from present re-
sources. The establishment of the Institute will enable the University to accept
any support which comes available for research in this area from the federal and/
or state governments.
There being no further questions, on motion by Mr. Clay. seconded by
Dr. Nicholas, and passed unanimously, PR 2, Recommendations of the President,
was approved as a whole and ordered made an official part of the Minutes of the
September 21 meeting of the Board of Trustees. (See PR 2 at the end of the
G. Appointment of Dr. Thomas P. Lewis as Dean of the
College of Law (PR 4a)
President Singletary said it gave him much pleasure to recommend the ap-
pointment of Dr. Thomas P. Lewis, Professor of Law at the University of
Minnesota and a former professor in the College of Law at the University of