Minutes of the Meeting of the Board of Trustees of the
University of Kentucky, Tuesday, December 13, 1983.
The Board of Trustees of the University of Kentucky met at 9
a.m.. (Eastern Standard Time) on Tuesday, December 13, 1983 in the
Board Room on the 18th floor of the Patterson Office Tower on the
A. Meeting Opened and Roll Called
Mr. William B. Sturgill, Chairman, called the meeting to
order at 9 a.m., and the invocation was pronounced by Mr. Thomas
The following members of the Board of Trustees answered the
call of the roll: Mr. William B. Sturgill (Chairman), Mr. Thomas
P. Bell, Mr. William R. Black, Mr. David T. Bradford, Professor
Timothy A. Cantrell, Mr. Tracy Farmer, Mr. George W. Griffin,
Jr., Mrs. Edythe Jones Hayes, Mr. Brereton C. Jones, Mr. R. Larry
Jones, Professor James D. Kemp, Mr. T. A. Lassetter, Mr. W. Bruce
Lunsford, Mr. Robert T. McCowan, Mr. A. Stevens Miles, Mr. Frank
Ramsey, Jr. and Professor Constance P. Wilson. Absent from the
meeting were Governor Albert Benjamin Chandler, Mr. Albert G.
Clay, Mr. Ronald G. Geary, and Mr. Bobby Watson. The University
administration was represented by President Otis A. Singletary;
Mr. James 0. King, Vice President for Administration; Chancellors
Peter P. Bosomworth, Art Gallaher, and Charles T. Wethington; Dr.
Raymond R. Hornback, Vice President for University Relations; Mr.
David I. Carter, Special Assistant for Business and Financial
Affairs; Mr. John C. Darsie, General Counsel; Mr. Henry Clay
Owen, Controller and Treasurer; Dr. Paul G. Sears, Special
Assistant for Academic Affairs; Dr. Wimberly C. Royster, Vice
Chancellor for Research and Dean of the Graduate School; and Dr.
Jack C. Blanton, Vice Chancellor for Administration, Lexington
Members of the various news media were also in attendance.
The Secretary reported a quorum present, and the Chairman
declared the meeting officially open for the conduct of business
at 9:02 a.m.
B. Minutes Approved
The Minutes of the October 18, 1983 meeting of the Executive
Committee of the Board of Trustees were approved as written.