MINUTES OF THs BOA-RD OF T-HUSTEOS - May 31, 1910
its former enemies. W'e have taken counsel together, we have legislated for the
good of the University, we have agreed on most important measures, and we have
differed and argued our differences with warmth and vigor, on questions of policy,
but in all our agreements and disagreements we have been loyal to the great trust
committed to our charge and I feel that when this relationship is ended and I
formally surrender to my successor the reins of authority, when I shall no longer
stand at the helm, the dominant feeling of the Board and all its members will be
loyalty to the State University. Gentlemen, you have a great trust committed
to you to administer, the beneficent results of which generations to come will
see and enjoy and when the few years which may be still allotted to me of this
mortal life have closed, I shall ask no recognition than this, 'lie was for forty
years President of the State University of Kentucky." God bless you all and God
bless and prosper the University.
Said report was by the chairman referred to the Committee on President's
At this point Acting President White, presented his report, which is as
Lexington, Ky., May 23, 1910.
To the Board of Trustees
of the State University.
By your honorable body I was made Vice-President of this institution
June 1909. In accordance with the desire expressed by President Patterson at that
time that he be relieved of active service, a large part of the administrative
duties of the past year were assigned to me. President Patterson made his report
for your consideration at your meeting the last of this month. As he has kept in