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Minutes of the University of Kentucky Board of Trustees, 2011-05-01

Part of Minutes of the University of Kentucky Board of Trustees

Minutes of the Special Called Meeting ofthe Board of Trustees ofthe University of Kentucky, Sunday, May l, 20l l. The Board of Trustees of the University of Kentucky met at 6:45 a.m. (Hebron, Kentucky time) on Sunday, May l, 20ll in the Montreal Conference Room, Marriott Cincinnati Airport Hotel, 2395 Progress Drive, Hebron, KY. A. Meeting Opened Dr. E. Britt Brockman, chair ofthe Board of Trustees, called the meeting to order at 6:45 a.m. and asked Ms. Pam May, secretary of the Board, to call the roll. B. Roll Call The following members of the Board of Trustees answered the call ofthe roll: E. Britt Brockman (chair), Sheila Brothers, Penelope Brown, Jo Hem Curris, William S. Farish, Jr., Carol Martin "Bill Gatton, Oliver Keith Gannon, Pamela T. May, Everett McCorvey, Billy Joe Miles, Teny Mobley, Sandy Bugie Patterson, Joe Peek, Erwin Roberts, Charles R. Sachatello, Frank Shoop, Ryan Smith, James W. Stuckert, and Barbara Young. Absent from the meeting was Dennontti Dawson. Ms. May announced that a quorum was present. In addition to the members of the Board of Trustees who served on the Presidential Search Committee, the following Committee members were also in attendance: Lee Meyer, Sheldon Steiner, Hollie Swanson, Myra Leigh Tobin, Ben Taylor Cox, and Bart Miller. The university administration was represented by Jay Blanton, Executive Director for Public Relations and Marketing. A member of the Herald-Leader staff was also in attendance. Other members ofthe media were in attendance following the closed session. C. Chair of the Board Comments Dr. Brockman thanked everyone for attending the meeting. He said that this is an historic day for the University of Kentucky. He expressed appreciation to the Presidential Search Committee again for their hard work and efforts in meeting the ambitious deadline. Dr. Brockman recognized Alan Saylor and Robert McPherson, members of the universitys Executive Protection Team, and said they were the unsung heroes who did an unbelievable and remarkable job in assisting with the search process. Dr. Brockman also expressed appreciation to Vice President for University Relations Tom Harris, Executive Director for Public Relations Jay Blanton, and Administrative Staff Officer Peggy Way for the outstanding job they did throughout the search process.