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-3- 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 immediately. 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