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President Wethington stated that Dr. Clapp was in the
audience. He asked him to stand and be recognized. Dr. Clapp was
given a round of applause.
President Wethington expressed pleasure in having both Dr.
Clapp and Dr. Magid at the meeting. He assured the Board that they
would provide great service to him and the members of the Board.
I. Naming of University Building (PR 4A)
President Wethington recommended that the Board of Trustees
approve the name Helen Garrett Allied Health Center for the Allied
Health Center which is to be shared jointly with the Western Kentucky
State Vocational Technical School and Paducah Community College. He
stated that the recommendation is highly appropriate since Miss
Garrett had been a member of the Senate of the Commonwealth of
Kentucky. She was the moving force in working with the Paducah
community and the General Assembly in getting the new facility
approved for Paducah Community College. The motion was made by Dr.
Meriwether, seconded by Professor Rhoads, and passed. (See PR 4A at
the end of the Minutes.)
J. Appsointment of Vice Chancellor for Minority Affairs (PR
President Wethington stated that PR 5A recommends that Dr.
Lauretta Flynn Byars be named Vice Chancellor for Minority Affairs,
effective immediately. He called upon Dr. Hemenway to comment on the
Chancellor Hemenway reported that during the 1990-91 school
year there had been a national search for the position of Vice
Chancellor for Minority Affairs. The national search resulted in six
finalists, one of those being Dr. Lauretta Byars. He reviewed Dr.
Byars' credentials and stressed that she is a faculty member who
understands both the campus world and the external world. He stated
that he was pleased to make the recommendation and that he hoped her
appointment would symbolize the opportunities available to women at
the University of Kentucky.
President Wethington stated that he was pleased to support the
recommendation of Chancellor Hemenway and asked that the Board approve
the appointment of Dr. Byars. Professor Bratt so moved. Mrs. Hayes
seconded the motion and it passed. (See PR 5A at the end of the
K. A4pQpjntment to Universitv of K-entucky Tobacco and Health
Research Foundation (PR 8A)
President Wethington recommended that approval be given to the
appointment of Nancy J. Wheatley Haley to membership on the Board of
Directors of the University of Kentucky Tobacco and Health Research
Foundation through June 30, 1994 to complete the term of Robert D.
Krell. Mr. Wilcoxson so moved. His motion, seconded by Mr. Stricker,
passed. (See PR 8A at the end of the Minutes.)