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Part of Minutes of the University of Kentucky Board of Trustees

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-3- F. University Research Professorships (PR 3A) President Wethington expressed pleasure in recommending that the Board approve the naming of Professors Margaret E. W. Jones, Department of Spanish and Italian, Robert W. Olson, Department of History, and Susan C. Straley, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, as University Research Professors for 1995-96. Professor Powell moved approval. Her motion was seconded by Mr. Welenken and passed. (See PR 3A at the end of the Minutes.) Professor Straley was in attendance. She was asked to stand and be recognized, following which she received a round of applause. President Wethington noted that Professors Jones and Olson were out of state and could not attend the meeting. G. Honorary Degree Recipient (PR 3B) President Wethington recommended that approval be granted to awarding the honorary degree of Doctor of Humanities to Otis A. Singletary, Jr. He reported that the recommendation comes from the Committee on Honorary Degrees, the Graduate Faculty and the University Senate. He said that it is a pleasure and honor to make this recommendation. Mr. Sturgill moved approval. The motion, seconded by Mrs. Weinberg, passed unanimously. (See PR 3B at the end of the Minutes.) H. Naming University Building, - Lexington Campus (PR 3C) President Wethington recommended that the new building housing the Department of Civil Engineering and the Kentucky Transportation Center be officially named the Civil Engineering/Transportation Building. He reviewed the background information and said that he was pleased to recommend this descriptive title. Mr. Chellgren moved approval. His motion, seconded by Mr. Crosbie, carried. (See PR 3C at the end of the Minutes.) I. Naming University Building - Medical Center (PR 3D) President Wethington recommended that the Board accept the functionally descriptive name Health Sciences Research Building for the new research building attached to the Albert B. Chandler Medical Center. He said that this facility will give the University greater opportunity to enhance, encourage and expand research programs, particularly in the Medical Center. Mr. Shoop moved approval. Mrs. Plattner seconded the motion and it passed. President Wethington reported that the official building dedication would be later in the week. (See PR 3D at the end of the Minutes.)