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Part of Minutes of the University of Kentucky Board of Trustees

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-2- D. President's Report to the Board of Trustees (PR 1) President Wethington called attention to the following items in PR 1: 1. The U.S. News and World Report ranks UK College of Medicine third among primary care medical programs in the United States. 2. UK ranks seventh in the nation for National Merit Scholars. 3. Lexington Community College's Dental Laboratory Technology Program earned first place in the nation with an 85 percent class average on the Recognized Graduate Examination, according to the National Board for Certification. 4. Paducah Community College has received a $1 million unrestricted gift from the estate of the late Joseph Rosenfield, Paducah businessman and long-time supporter of the college. 5. Alfred D. Shapere, assistant professor of physics, has become the second faculty member in two years in UK's physics and astronomy department to win a $30,000 Sloan Research Fellowship. 6. The Thomas D. Clark Foundation has received two $100,000 challenge grants, one from philanthropist Lucille Caudill Little and another from Ashland, Inc. 7. Five alumni have been inducted into the UK College of Business and Economics Hall of Fame: Kim Hatch Burse, Paul Chellgren, Carol Martin Gatton, Joel Charles Gordon, and Joseph Logan Massie. President Wethington asked the members to read the other items in the report at their leisure. E. Personnel Actions (PR 2) President Wethington recommended that approval be given to the appointments, actions and/or other staff changes which require Board action; and that the report relative to appointments and/or changes already approved by the administration be accepted. Mrs. Bell moved approval. Her motion, seconded by Mr. Chellgren, carried. (See PR 2 at the end of the Minutes.)