Kentucky. as Dean of the College of Law. He explained that Dr. Lewis would
assume his duties on or before July 1. 1972. A native of Ashland, Kentucky.
Dr. Lewis was the unanimous choice of the Search Committee as well as the
University administration. President Singletary continued that Dr. Lewis was
expected momentarily at the meeting and he would like to introduce himI to the
Board upon his arrival.
On motion by Mrs. Clark. seconded by Mr. Alverson, and with all
members voting "ave". Dr. Thomas P. Lewis was named Dean of the College
of Law and Professor of Law (with tenure), effective no later than July 1, 1972.
(See PR 4a at the end of the Minutes. )
H. Appointment of Dr. Wimberly C. Royster as Dean of the Graduate
School and Coordinator of Research (PR 4b)
Before making the recommendation of the new Dean of the Graduate
School and Coordinator of Research, President Singletary expressed his thanks
and appreciation to Dr. William H. Dennen. who served as Acting Dean during
the 1970-71 academic year and will continue to serve in this capacity during the
1971-72 year, for his willingness to undertake the assignment and for the excel-
lent manner in which he has discharged the responsibilities of the position. He
then recommended that Dr. Wimberly C. Royster, presently Dean of the College
of Arts and Sciences, be named Dean of the Graduate School and Coordinator of
Research. effective July 1, 1972. Dean Royster has served ably as Dean of the
College of Arts and Sciences and will fulfill the role of Graduate Dean effectively
and well. Dean Royster, being present at the meeting, was introduced and his
presence wvas acknowledged with a round of applause.
On motion by Mr. Clay, seconded by Dr. Sears, and passed without dis-
sent, Dean Wimberly C. Royster's appointment as Dean of the Graduate School
and Coordinator of Research was approved, effective July 1, 1972. (See PR 4b
at the end of the Minutes. )
I. Revised Governing Regulations Approved (PR 5)
The revised Governing Regulations having lain on the table for the re-
quired month prior to adoption, President Singletary recommended that they
be adopted as the official Governing Regulations of the University, effective
Mr. Alverson moved adoption of the Governing Regulations dated
September 1971. His motion was seconded by Mrs. Blazer. Professor Sears
moved that prior to adoption the following correction be made in Part VII, B, 6:
Remove the first two brackets in (1) so that it would read "faculty members need
not be consulted on recommendations for promotion affecting members with
equivalent or higher rank, except that all faculty members with tenure shall be
consulted on recommendations for granting of tenure;". Mr. Alverson and Mrs.
Blazer indicated their uwillingness to amend the original motion to include the