Minutes of the Meeting of the Board of Trustees of the University
of Kentucky, Tuesday, January 22, 1991. .
The Board of Trustees of the University of Kentucky met at 1:00
p.m. (Lexington time) on Tuesday, January 22, 1991 in the Board Room on
the 18th floor of Patterson Office Tower on the Lexington campus.
A. Meeting Opened and Roll Called
Mr. Foster Ockerman, Chairman, called the meeting to order at 1:00
p.m., and the invocation was pronounced by Mr. William B. Sturgill.
The following members of the Board of Trustees answered the call
of the roll:
Mr. Foster Ockerman (Chairman), Mr. Ted B. Bates, Professor
Carolyn S. Bratt, Mr. William E. Burnett, Jr., Governor Albert B.
Chandler, Mr. Tracy Farmer, Mrs. Edythe Jones Hayes, Mr. Sean Lohman,
Dr. Robert P. Meriwether, Professor Judith Rhoads, Mr. James L. Rose,
Judge Robert F. Stephens, Mr. Jerome A. Stricker, Mr. William B.
Sturgill, Judge Julia K. Tackett, Mr. Daniel C. Ulmer, Jr., Mr. Billy B.
Wilcoxson, and Judge Henry R. Wilhoit, Jr. Absent from the meeting were
Professor Raymond F. Betts and Senator Walter D. Huddleston. The
University administration was represented by President Charles T.
Wethington, Jr.; Chancellors Peter P. Bosomworth and Robert E. Hemenway,
Jr.; Acting Chancellor Ben W. Carr, Jr.; Vice Presidents Edward A. Carter
and Eugene Williams, Acting Vice President Leonard K. Peters; Mr. C. M.
Newton; and Mr. John C. Darsie, General Counsel.
Members of the news media were also in attendance. A quorum being
present, the Chairman declared the meeting officially open for the
conduct of business at 1:03 p.m.
B. Minutes Approved
Mr. Ockerman stated that the Minutes of the December 11, 1990
Board of Trustees meeting had been distributed and asked for corrections
or additions. The Minutes were approved as distributed.
C. President's Report to the Trustees (PR 1)
President Wethington reviewed briefly some of the items in his
monthly report to the Trustees, calling particular attention to the
1. UK's Center for Applied Energy Research has received grants
totaling $10.5 million.
2. A new computer laboratory, made possible in part by a
$200,000 gift of computers from Apple Computer Inc., will
make computer access easier for faculty, staff and students