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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
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
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
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
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.