Minutes of the Meeting of the Board of Trustees of the
University of Kentucky, Tuesday, April 2, 1991.
The Board of Trustees of the University of Kentucky met at 1:00
p.m. (Lexington time) on Tuesday, April 2, 1991 in the Board Room on
the 18th floor of Patterson Office Tower on the Lexington Campus.
A. Meeting Opened and Roll Called
Mr. Foster Ockerman, Chairman, called the meeting to order at
1:00 p.m., and the invocation was pronounced by Mr. Ted B. Bates.
The following members of the Board of Trustees answered the
call of the roll:
Mr. Foster Ockerman (Chairman), Mr. Ted B. Bates, Professor
Raymond F. Betts, Professor Carolyn S. Bratt, Mr. William E. Burnett,
Jr., Governor Albert B. Chandler, Mr. Tracy Farmer, Mrs. Edythe Jones
Hayes, Senator Walter D. Huddleston, Mr. Sean Lohman, Dr. Robert P.
Meriwether, Professor Judith Rhoads, Mr. James L. Rose, Mr. Jerome A.
Stricker, Mr. William B. Sturgill, Mr. Daniel C. Ulmer, Jr., Mr. Billy
B. Wilcoxson, and Judge Henry R. Wilhoit, Jr. Absent from the meeting
were Judge Robert F. Stephens and Judge Julia K. Tackett. The
University administration was represented by President Charles T.
Wethington, Jr.; Chancellors Peter P. Bosomworth, Robert E. Hemenway,
and Ben W. Carr, Jr.; Vice Presidents Edward A. Carter and Eugene
Williams; Acting Vice President Leonard K. Peters; Mr. C. M. Newton;
and Mr. John C. Darsie, General Counsel.
Members of the news media were also in attendance. A quorum
being present, the Chairman declared the meeting officially open for
the conduct of business at 1:03 p.m.
B. Minutes Approved
Mr. Ockerman stated that the Minutes of the March 5, 1991 Board
of Trustees meeting had been distributed and asked for corrections.
The Minutes were approved as distributed.
C. President's Report to the Trustees (PR 1)
In reviewing his Report to the Trustees, President Wethington
called attention to the following items:
1. UK Board of Trustee member Judith L. Rhoads is named an
American Council on Education Fellow for the 1991-92
2. UK has eight Fulbright Scholars who have recently
participated in, or will soon undertake, research
projects around the world as part of the overseas study
opportunities in this year's Fulbright Scholars program.
3. Hopkinsville Community College dedicated a new 550 seat
auditorium on March 24.