campus. This was a result of his petition to address the Board that Dr. Brockman mentioned at
the beginning ofthe meeting.
He said that ECR 1 was a consent item, which was approved at the beginning ofthe
meeting. In ECR 1, Mr. Lany Spears made a commitment of $1 million for an Endowed Chair
in Pharmacogenetics in the College of Pharmacy. The fact that there are a lot of individuals that
wish to donate to the University of Kentucky is beyond admirable. He thanked Vice President
for Development Mike Richey for his leadership and also expressed appreciation to Mr. Mobley
for his leadership in the past.
L. Request to Merge the Child Psychiatg Professorship with the Dr. Laurie L.
Humphries Endowed Chair in Child Psychiatg (ECR 2)
Mr. Stuckert said that ECR 2 is the request to merge the Child Psychiatry Professorship
with the Dr. Laurie L. Humphries Endowed Chair in Child Psychiatry. This is the merger of two
chairs, and the combined endowment would have a current market value of $1,614,423.80. On
behalf ofthe Finance Committee, he moved that ECR 2 be approved. Having no opposition,
ECR 2 passed without dissent. (See ECR 2 on the Board of Trustees website,
www.uky.edu/Trustees, under agenda.)
M. Renaming of Professorship in Otolagngology to the Richard C. Haydon III MD
Chair in Otolagngology ECR 3
Mr. Stuckert said that ECR 3 is a request to rename the Professorship in Otolaryngology
to the Richard C. Haydon III, MD Chair in Otolaryngology in the College of Medicine. Dr.
Haydon passed away in November 2010. He was an associate professor in the Division of
Otolaryngology from 1990 until his death. This recognizes his many years of service to the
department. On behalf of the Committee, Mr. Stuckert moved that ECR 3 be approved. ECR 3
passed without dissent. (See ECR 3 on the Board of Trustees website, www.uky.edu/Trustees,
N. Renaming ofthe Spinal Cord and Brain Injury Chair No. 4 to the William R.
Markesbery MD Chair in Neurotrauma Research (ECR 4)
Mr. Stuckert said that ECR 4 is a recommendation that the Board approve a request to
rename the Spinal Cord and Brain Injury Chair No. 4 to the William R. Markesbery, MD Chair
in Neurotrauma Research. The board members of the Kentucky Spinal Cord and Head Injury
Research Trust wish to memorialize Dr. William R. Markesbery and celebrate his many
contributions to the advancement of research in spinal cord and brain injury through his longtime
service as a board member of the Kentucky Spinal Cord and Head Injury Research Trust. The
original gift for the chair was accepted by the Board of Trustees on March 2, 1999 and approved
for a Research Challenge Trust Eund match. On behalf of the Einance Committee, he
recommended that ECR 4 be adopted. ECR 4 was adopted without dissent. (See ECR 4 on the
Board of Trustees website, www.uky.edu/ Trustees, under agenda.)