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Part of Minutes of the University of Kentucky Board of Trustees

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-4- J. Increase in Graduate School Application Fee (PR 3E) President Wethington recommended that the Board increase the Graduate School Application Fee to $30 for domestic applications and to $35 for international applications effective with applicants for the Spring 1996 Semester. He noted that this increase will take the University to the median of benchmark institutions and the fees from this increase will be used to enhance recruitment and admissions into the Graduate School. Mr. Chellgren moved approval. The motion, seconded by Mrs. Weinberg, carried. (See PR 3E at the end of the Minutes.) K. Associate Degree Program in the Community College System - Jefferson Community College (PR 4A) President Wethington reminded the Board that new degree programs must have Board approval prior to going to the Council on Higher Education for consideration for approval. He recommended that the Board authorize for submission to the Council on Higher Education a new degree program, Associate Degree in AppliedScience, Quality Technology, for the Jefferson Community College. He asked Chancellor Carr to comment on PR 4A. Chancellor Carr reported that two studies had been done in the greater Louisville area by the Chamber of Commerce in 1992-1994 which indicate by the year 2000 the City of Louisville will be one of the cities with the highest proportion of quality managed businesses in the United States. This is contingent on having the trained personnel who will be the team leaders and the facilitators under the new management style that service industries and manufacturing are using. This two-year program is in direct response to that kind of need. On motion made by Professor Sistarenik, seconded by Mrs. Sims and passed, PR 4A was approved. (See PR 4A at the end of the Minutes.) L. Associate Degree Program in the Community College System - Madisonville Community College (PR 4B) President Wethington recommended that the Board authorize for submission to the Council on Higher Education a new degree program, Associate Degree in Applied Science, Law Enforcement Technology, for the Madisonville Community College. He asked Chancellor Carr to comment on PR 4B. Chancellor Carr reported that there had been some interest in the Madisonville area from the city and county police for some time for a degree program in law enforcement. With the new prison in Mulenberg County, the need for correctional officers has increased. The College has been offering