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- 2 - 3. The Kentucky River Coal Corporation has pledged $250.000 to Hazard Community College for scholarships for nursing students in the area, and the Hazard Lions Club has given $10,000 to the Campaign for Hazard Community College to endow a scholarship fund. 4. A $100,000 endowment has been established to support no-interest loans for nursing students at Prestonsburg Community College. 5. The Carrollton campus of Jefferson Community College and the City of Carrollton were awarded the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce 1990 Innovation Award for Public and Private Partnerships. 6. L. Carl Brown, a Princeton professor, is a visiting professor in the Patterson School of Diplomacy and International Commerce for the Spring 1991 semester. Professor Brown is a Middle East specialist in American academic life. He holds a doctorate from Harvard. President Wethington commented on a recent news release that reported 1990 as an all-time record year in raising funds for the University. He said that $26.8 million was raised for the 1990 calendar year and expressed pleasure that these figures had topped the previous year. He noted that the University had set a record last year for its number of donors and fellows. He expressed appreciation on behalf of the entire University to the Development Council and particularly its chairman, William B. Sturgill, for their fundraising efforts. He asked that the record note his personal thanks to those who have contributed to the University. D. Personnel Actions (PR 2) With President Wethington so recommending, on motion made by Dr. Meriwether, seconded by Mr. Stricker and passed, the routine personnel actions in PR 2 were approved. (See PR 2 at the end of the Minutes.) E. Appointment of Special Assistant for Academic Affairs (PR 3A) President Wethington recommended that Dr. Juanita W. Fleming, Professor (with tenure), College of Nursing, be named Special Assistant for Academic Affairs, Central Administration, effective February 1, 1991. He reviewed briefly Dr. Fleming's credentials and expressed pleasure in recommending the appointment. Mrs. Hayes so moved. Her motion was seconded by Professor Bratt and unanimously carried. Judge Tackett noted that Dr. Fleming is an author and is very well recognized throughout the Commonwealth. She said, "I think it is a wonderful appointment." Dr. Fleming was asked to stand and be recognized, following which she receive a round of applause.