Minutes of the Meeting of the Board of Trustees of the University of
Kentucky, April 3, 1956.
The Board of Trustees of the University of Kentucky met in the Pres-
ident' s Office at 10:00 a. m. , Tuesday, April 3, 1956, with the following members
present: Governor A. B. Chandler, Chairman; Dr. Ralph J. Angelucci, Carl
Dempewolfe, Robert R. Martin, Ben Butler, Harper Gatton, Louis Cox, Robert
C. Stilz, Dr. Harry Denham, Dr. Daniel C. Elkin, J. Stephen Watkins, R. P.
Hobson and Wood Hannah, Sr. Absent: Mrs. Paul G. Blazer and W. F. Foster.
President H. L. Donovan, Secretary Frank D. Peterson and Mr. G. M. Pedley
met with the Board.
A. Meeting Called to Order.
The Chairman asked Mr. Harper Gatton to lead in a word of prayer.
B. Oath of Office Administered to Members Elkin and Hannah.
Dr. Daniel C. Elkin, Lancaster, Ky., and Mr. Wood Hannah, Louis-
ville, Ky. , presented commissions of appointment as members of the Board of
Trustees and each was administered the constitutional oath of office. Governor
Chandler introduced them to other members of the Board and welcomed them as
members of the Board of Trustees of a great institution.
C. Approval of Minutes.
President Donovan asked that the minutes of the Executive Committee
of February 20, 1956, be corrected to include statement of the agreement with
the Alumni Association, change of title of the Executive Secretary of the Alumni
Association and title given to the director of the annual fund raising campaign.
Upon motion duly made, seconded and carried, the minutes of the
Board of Trustees of December 20, 1955; the minutes of the Executive Committee
of January 20 and March 19, 1956, were approved as published; and the minutes
of the Executive Committee of February 20, 1956, were approved with the correc-
tion above stated and the insertion of the following statement:
For at least two or three years the Alumni Association
of the University of Kentucky has been engaged in working on
plans for a greatly expanded annual program of giving by the
alumni to the University. Many other universities have long
since established alumni funds and quite a number of them
have received many tens of thousands of dollars annually.
The Association here has drawn upon the experience of other
institutions and has gradually developed its plans to the point
of consummation. Last Monday the Executive Committee of
the Association approved a proposed agreement between the
Association and the University which I am recommending
that you approve today on behalf of the University.