Minutes of the Meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Uni-
versity of Kentucky, April 5, 1949.
The Board of Trustees of the University of Kentucky met in the
President's Office at 10:00 a.m., Tuesday, April 5, 1949. The fol-
lowing members were present: Governor barle C. Clements, Chairman;
Judge R. C. Stoll, Vice Chairman; Mrs. Paul G. Blazer, John C.
Everett, Grover Creech, T. H. Cutler, Robert Tway, Judge Edward C.
O'Rear, Guy A. Huguelet, J. N. Smith, Boswell B. Hodgkin, Harper
Gatton and R. P. Hobson. Absent were: Judge Harry F. Walters and
E. E. Adams.
,gord was received from Judge Walters and Mr. Adams that they
were unable to attend the meeting, due to illness.
Assistant Attorney General 11. B. Holifield, upon invitation,
met with the Board, and President Donovan and Secretary Peterson were
A. Approval of Minutes.
The minutes of the Board of Trustees of December 18, 1948, and
the minutes of the Executive Committee of January 21, February 22,
and March 22, 1949, were approved as published.
B. Honorary Degrees Received'
President Donovan submitted report of a committee of the Grad-
uate Faculty on honorary degrees. He read the list of nominees and
a brief personal history of each, and recommended that the degree
of Doctor of Laws be conferred upon three, and that the degree of
Doctor of Science be conferred upon two of those named. He request-
ed that permission be given not to include the names in the minutes
at this time, but that the names be inserted in the minutes of the
June, 1949, meeting.
I.embers of the Board heard the recommendation, and upon motion
duly made, seconded and carried, President Donovan was authorized, at
the June meeting, to confer upon each the honorary degree recommend-