Minutes of the Meeting of the Board of Trustees of the University of
Kentucky, Tuesday, April 6, 1965, Board Room, Administration Building
The Board of Trustees of the University of Kentucky met in the Board
Room of the Administration Building on the campus of the University at
10:00 a. rn. , Eastern Standard Time, on Tuesday, April 6, 1965, in regular
meeting as provided in KRS 164. 170, with the following members present:
Mr. Wendell P. Butler, Dr. Harry Sparks, Dr. Harry Denham, Dr. R. W.
Bushart, Mr. Sam Ezelle, Dr. H. B. Murray, Mr. Clifford Smith, Mr. Gilbert
Kingsbury, Judge James A. Sutherland, and Professors Paul Oberst and Lewis
Cochran, non-voting faculty members. Governor Edward T. Breathitt, Dr.
Ralph Angelucci, Mr. Robert Hillenmeyer, Mr. Smith Broadbent, Mr. W. F.
Foster. Mr. Floyd Wright, members of the Board, were unable to be present.
In addition to Dr. Oswald, President of the University, the followi:ng repre-
sentatives of the administrative staff were present: Vice Presidents William R.
Willard and Robert F. Kerley. Members of the press were in attendance.
A. Meeting Opened
Mr. Clifford Smith, Chairman of the Finance Committee, assumed the
chairmanship in the absence of Governor Breathitt, Chairman, and Dr.
Angelucci, Vice Chairman. The invocation was pronounced by Judge Sutherland.
Mr. Smith indicated that although a quorum was not present at the opening of the
session, both Dr. Sparks and Mr. Butler were enroute, and therefore declared
the meeting open for business. Dr. Sparks arrived at 10:43 and Mr. Butler at
B. Oath of Office Administered to Mr. Ezelle
Mr. Sam Ezelle, reappointed by Governor Breathitt for a term ending
December 31, 1968, qualified as a member of the Board of Trustees by taking
the Constitutional Oath which was administered by Mr. Smith.
C. Minutes Approved
On motion by Dr. Bushart, seconded by Mr. Ezelle, and so ordered, the
reading of the Minutes of the March 19, 1965, meeting of the Executive Com-
mittee of the Board of Trustees was dispensed with and the Minutes were ap-
proved as published.
D. President's Report to the Trustees (PR 1)
President Oswald opened his remarks by indicating that the next statutory