Minutes of the Meetina of the Board of Trustees o f the
University of Kentucky, Tuesday, December 12, 1978.
The Board of Trustees of the University of Kentucky convened
in their Statutory Quarterly Meeting, in the Board Room in the
Patterson Office Tower, on the Campus of the University at
Lexirigton, Kentucky, at 2:00 P.M., EST, on Tuesday, December
12, 1978. pursuant to a Notice which was sent by first class
mail, postage prepaid, to all members of the Board by the
Secretary on November 28, 1978, with distribution of copies
To all parties required to be given notice pursuant to KRS 61.825.
The following members were present: Chairman William B. Sturgill,
Dr. Michael Adelstein, Mr. William R. Black, Governor Albert
Benjamin Chandler, Mrs. Robert 0. Clark, Mr. William B. Terry,
Mr. John R. Gaines, Mr. L. D. Gorman, Mr. George W. Griffin, Jr.,
Mrs. David Hermansdorfer, Dr. David A. Hull, Mr. Thomas B.
Kessinger, Mr. Zirl Palmer, Mr. Frank Ramsey, Jr., Mr. Homer
W. Ramsey, Professor Constance P. Wilson, Mr. Eugene Tichenor,
Dr. John R. Woodyard.
The following members were unable to be present: Vice
Chairman Albert G. Clay.
Also present were: President Otis A. Singletary; Vice
Presidents Lewis W. Cochran, Robert G. Zumwinkle, Peter P.
Bosomworth, Raymond R. Hornback, and Jack C. Blanton; Dr. Charles
T. Wethington representing Vice President Stanley Wall; and Mr.
John C. Darsie, Legal Counsel. Representatives of the various
news media were also present.
A. Meeting Opened
The Chairman Called the meeting to order at 2:21 p.m., and the
invocation was pronounced by Mr. Eugene Tichenor.
B. New Member Sworn In
Mr. Sturgill welcomed Mr. William B. Terry, who was appointed
to the Board of Trustees by Governor Julian Carroll in January 1978
to replace Mr. Richard E. Cooper for a term ending December 31, 1921,
and explained that this was the first meeting which Mr. Terry
had been able to attend since his appointment. He then requested
Mr. John C. Darsie, Legal Counsel, to administer the oath of
office to Mr. Terry. The oath was administered and Mr. Terry
became a member of the Board.
C. Roll Call
Following the call of the roll, the Secretary reported
eighteen members present and one absent. A quorum being present,
the Chairman declared the meeting officially open for the conduct
of business at 2:25 p.m. (Eastern Standard Time).