Minutes of the Meeting of the Board of Trustees of the University
of Kentucky, Tuesday, April 5, 1994.
The Board of Trustees of the University of Kentucky met at 1:00
p.m. (Lexington time) on Tuesday, April 5, 1994 in the Board Room on the
18th floor of Patterson Office Tower.
A. Meeting Opened
Governor Edward T. Breathitt, Chairperson, called the meeting to
order at 1:00 p.m., and the invocation was pronounced by Mr. Sturgill.
B. Roll Call
The following members of the Board of Trustees answered the call of
the roll: Governor Edward T. Breathitt, (Chairperson), Mrs. Kay
Shropshire Bell, Mr. Paul W. Chellgren, Mr. Robert N. Clay, Mr. Lance
Dowdy, Mr. James F. Hardymon, Professor Loys L. Mather, Dr. Elissa
Plattner, Dr. Deborah Powell, Mr. C. Frank Shoop, Mrs. Marian Moore Sims,
Professor John Sistarenik, Jr., Mr. William B. Sturgill, Mr. Daniel C.
Ulmer, Jr., Mrs. Lois C. Weinberg, Mr. Martin Welenken, and Judge Henry R.
Wilhoit, Jr. Absent from the meeting were Mr. Henry Jackson, Dr. Robert
P. Meriwether and Mr. Billy B. Wilcoxson. The University administration
was represented by President Charles T. Wethington, Jr.; Chancellors Peter
P. Bosomworth, Ben W. Carr, Jr. and Robert E. Hemenway; Vice Presidents
Joseph T. Burch, Edward A. Carter, Donald B. Clapp, Delwood Collins and
Eugene Williams; Dr. Juanita Fleming, Special Assistant for Academic
Affairs, and Mr. Paul Van Booven, Associate General Counsel.
Members of the general public and the news media were also in
attendance. A quorum being present, Governor Breathitt declared the
meeting officially open for the conduct of business at 1:03 p.m.
C. AprovLqf Minut-es
Governor Breathitt said that the Minutes of the March 1, 1994
meeting had been distributed and asked for additions or corrections. Mr.
Shoop moved that the Minutes be approved as distributed. Mr. Chellgren
seconded the motion, and it carried.
D. President's Report to the Trustees (PR 1)
President Wethington called attention to the following items in his
1. Two UK debaters won collegiate debate's most prestigious
award at the National Debate Tournament held in March 1994.
UK was one of six colleges/universities to have three teams
qualify for the national tournament. The Director of Debate,
J. W. Patterson, and the following members of the UK debate
team were introduced: Kyle Norman, Cyrus Kiani, Jay Finch,
Trevor Wells, Jason Renzelman, Jason Patil and Paul
Skiermont. Paul Skiermont was named the nation's Top Speaker
in the tournament.