Minutes of the Meeting of the Board of Trustees of the University of
Kentucky, Tuesday, April 7, 1987.
The Board of Trustees of the University of Kentucky met at 1 p.m.
(Eastern Daylight Time) on Tuesday, April 7, 1987 in the Board Room on the
18th floor of the Patterson Office Tower on the Lexington Campus.
A. Meeting Opened and Roll Called
Mr. Robert T. McCowan, Chairman, called the meeting to order at 1
p.m. (Eastern Daylight Time), and the invocation was pronounced by Mr. Ted
The following members of the Board of Trustees answered the call of
the roll: Mr. Robert T. McCowan (Chairman), Mr. Ted B. Bates, Professor
Raymond F. Betts, Governor Albert B. Chandler, Mr. Albert G. Clay,
Professor David R. Driscoll, Jr., Mr. Tracy Farmer, Mr. Lawrence E. Forgy,
Jr., Ms. Donna G. Greenwell, Mrs. Edythe Jones Hayes, Mr. Henry E. Hershey,
Mr. R. Larry Jones, Mr. T. A. Lassetter, Dr. Nicholas J. Pisacano, Mr.
Frank Ramsey, Mr. James L. Rose, Mr. Jerome A. Stricker, Judge Julia K.
Tackett, Mr. Bobby Watson, Mr. Billy B. Wilcoxson, and Professor Constance
P. Wilson. Absent from the meeting were Mr. Ronald G. Geary, Mr. George W.
Griffin, Senator Walter D. Huddleston, and Mr. Brereton C. Jones. The
University administration was represented by President Otis A. Singletary;
Mr. Edward A. Carter, Acting Vice President for Administration; Chancellor
Charles T. Wethington; Dr. Raymond R. Hornback, Vice President for
University Relations; Mr. John C. Darsie, General Counsel; Mr. Henry Clay
Owen, Controller and Treasurer; Dr. Paul G. Sears, Special Assistant for
Academic Affairs; and Dr. Donald B. Clapp, Executive Vice Chancellor for
Administration for the Medical Center, representing Chancellor Peter P.
Members of the various new media were also in attendance. Mr.
Darsie, Assistant Secretary of the Board, reported a quorum present, and
Mr. McCowan declared the meeting officially open for the conduct of
business at 1:05 p.m.
B. Minutes Approved
On motion made by Mrs. Hayes, seconded by Mr. Clay and passed, the
Minutes of the March 3, 1987 meeting of the Board of Trustees were approved
C. Nominating Committee Report
Mr. McCowan, who had appointed a Nominating Committee comprised of
Mr. Frank Ramsey (Chairman), Mr. James L. Rose, Mrs. Edythe Jones Hayes and
Professor David R. Driscoll, Jr. to recommend a replacement for Mr. William
R. Black on the Executive Committee and a replacement for Mr. George W.
Griffin as Secretary of the Board, called on Mr. Ramsey to present the