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Part of Minutes of the University of Kentucky Board of Trustees

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- 5 - Governor Breathitt said that he was a student in the College of Law during this period and provided some background information. He noted that the Fayette County Bar Association has recognized Dr. Hatch by asking him to speak on Law Day. Governor Breathitt stated it was very appropriate for the University to honor Dr. Hatch with this resolution. H. Personnel A (tionsPR- 21 President Wethington said that PR 2 reflects personnel actions since the last Board meeting. He recommended that approval be given to the appointments, actions and/or other staff changes which require Board action; and that the report relative to appointments and/or changes already approved by the administration be accepted. On motion made by Mr. Chellgren, seconded by Mrs. Bell and passed, approval was given to the personnel actions in PR 2. (See PR 2 at the end of the Minutes.) I. Honorary Degree Recipients (PR 3A) President Wethington expressed pleasure in recommending that approval be granted to awarding honorary degrees of Doctor of Engineering to Ralph G. Anderson, Doctor of Letters to Bobbie Ann Mason, and Doctor of Science to Phillip Allen Sharp. He noted that the Committee on Honorary Degrees recommended to the Graduate Faculty and the University Senate that honorary degrees be awarded to these individuals, and these bodies expressed their approval of the recommendation. The motion, made by Mr. Sturgill and seconded by Mr. Shoop, carried unanimously. (See PR 3A at the end of the Minutes.) J. University Research Professorships (PR 3B) President Wethington said that PR 3B is a recommendation that the Board approve the naming of Professors Kathleen M. Blee, Joseph W. Brill, and Salvatore J. Turco as University Research Professors for 1994-95. He provided background information, noting that the professorships were established in 1976 and the first Research Professors were named in 1977. He said that the purpose of the professorships is to encourage, recognize and enhance the scholarly research activity at the University. Mr. Chellgren moved approval and his motion, seconded by Dr. Powell, passed. (See PR 3B at the end of the Minutes.) President Wethington congratulated Professors Blee, Brill and 'lurco, who were in attendance, and asked them to stand and be recognized, following which they received a round of applause. K. Appointment of Chancellor for the Albert D. Chandler Medical Center (PR 30) President Wethington said that PR 3C is the recommendation that Dr. James Wilson Holsinger, Jr. be appointed Chancellor for the Albert B. Chandler Medical Center effective July 1, 1994. He informed the Board that a nationwide search process began when Dr. Bosomwcrth announced his intention to step down in June, 1994. He said that the process involved an advisory committee and a professional search firm that assisted with