Minutes of the Meeting of the Board of Trustees of the University of
Kentucky, Tuesday, April 4, 1972
The Board of Trustees of the University of Kentucky met in regular
statutory session on the campus of the Maysville Community College at 2:00
p. m. (Eastern Standard Time) on Tuesday, April 4, 1972 with the following
members answering the call of the roll: Mr. Thomas P. Bell, Mrs. Rexford
S. Blazer, Mrs. Robert 0. Clark, Mr. Albert G. Clay, Mr. Richard E.
Cooper, Dr. Lyman V. Ginger, Mr. George W. Griffin, Mr. James H. Pence,
non-voting faculty members Professor Paul Sears and Professor Paul Oberst,
and non-voting student member, Mr. Scott Wendelsdorf. Absent were Governor
Wendell H. Ford, Mr. Jesse M. Alverson, Mr. Wendell P. Butler, former
Governor Albert B. Chandler, Mr. Eugene Goss, Dr. N. N. Nicholas, and Mr.
Floyd H. Wright. The administration was represented by President Otis A.
Singletary; Vice Presidents Alvin L. Morris, Lewis W. Cochran, Peter P.
Bosomworth, Stanley Wall and Robert G. Zumwinkle; Dr. Donald Clapp, Budget
Director; Mr. jack Hall, Dean of Students; Dr. Charles Wethington, Assistant
Vice President for the Community College System; and Dr. James C. Shires,
Director of the Maysville Community College. The various news media also
had representatives present.
A. Meeting Opened
Mr. Clay, presiding in the absence of Governor Ford, called the meeting
to order at 2:00 p. m. Following the invocation pronounced by Mr. Clay, the
Secretary reported a quorum present and the meeting was declared officially
open for the conduct of business at 2:04 p. m.
B. Minutes Approved
On motion by Mr. Pence, seconded by Dr. Ginger, and passed, the
reading of the Minutes of the March 21, 1972 meeting was dispensed with and
the Minutes were approved as published.
C. Gift From Maysville Community College Accepted
At the request of Mr. Clay, Dr. Stanley Wall introduced Dr. Shires,
Director of the College, who in turn introduced members of the Advisory Board,
faculty, and students of the College who were present at the meeting. Following
these introductions, Mr. Clay was presented a check from the Licking Valley
College Development Corporation to be used in launching a two-year nursing
program at the College in the fall of 1972. Mr. Clay accepted the check with the
thanks of the Board members, adding a word of appreciation for the hospitality
being extended to them.