Minutes of the Statutory Meeting of the Board of Trustees, University of
Kentucky, Tuesday, May 4, 1971
The Board of Trustees of the University of Kentucky met in statutory
session at 2:00 o'clock (Eastern Daylight Time) on Tuesday, May 4, 1971 in
Room E on the 18th floor of the Patterson Office Tower on the University
campus with the following members present: Mr. Albert G. Clay, Mr. Jesse
M. Alverson, Mr. Thomas P. Bell, Mrs. Rexford S. Blazer, Mrs. Robert 0.
Clark, Mr. Richard E. Cooper, Mr. George W. Griffin, Mr. J. Robert Miller,
Dr. N. N. Nicholas, Mr. James H. Pence, Mr. Floyd H. Wright, non-voting
faculty members Dr. Robert W. Rudd and Dr. Paul G. Sears, and non-voting
student member, Mr. Scott Wendelsdorf. Absent from the meeting were
Governor Louie B. Nunn, Mr. Wendell P. Butler, former Governor Albert B.
Chandler, and Mr. Eugene Goss. Members of the administration present were
President Otis A. Singletary; Vice Presidents Alvin L. Morris, A. D. Albright,
Glenwood L. Creech, Lewis W. Cochran, Robert G. Zumwinkle, Stanley Wall,
Peter P. Bosomworth, and Lawrence E. Forgy; Dr. Donald B. Clapp, Director
of the Budget; and Mr. John C. Darsie, Legal Counsel. There were also
representatives of the news media present at the meeting.
A. Meeting Opened
Mr. Clay, presiding in the absence of Governor Nunn, called the meeting
to order at 2:18 o'clock. Following the invocation pronounced by Mr. Clay, the
Secretary reported a quorum present and the meeting was declared officially
open for the conduct of business at 2:20 p. m.
B. Minutes Approved
On motion by Mr. Cooper, seconded by Mr. Miller, and passed, the
reading of the Minutes of the March 16 and April 6 meetings of the Board was
dispensed with and the Minutes were approved as published.
C. Election of Executive Committee and Officers of the Board
Under KRS 164. 180 and 164. 190 the Board of Trustees is authorized to
elect annually a Vice Chairman and such other officers as it deems wise and
an Executive Committee of five members. Mr. Clay explained that the May
meeting of the Board is the time when this is customarily done. He asked Mr.
Bell to receive nominations for the two officers of the Board--Vice Chairman
Dr. Nicholas nominated Mr. Albert Clay as Vice Chairman of the Board