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F. Mr. Pete November and Mr. James Rose Recognized
Governor Breathitt noted that the terms of two other outstanding
Board members will expire June 30, 1993: Mr. Pete November and Mr. James
Rose. He mentioned that he had served on several boards and that Mr.
November is the finest student representative that he has ever had the
privilege to serve with on a Board. He said that Mr. November kept his
commitment to his constituency and served the students well. He noted
with pleasure that Mr. November was going to attend the College of Law at
the University of Kentucky. He expressed heartfelt thanks from the other
Board members and wished him the best for the future.
Governor Breathitt expressed appreciation to Mr. Rose. He reported
that three governors had appointed Mr. Rose to serve on the Board. He
stated that Mr. Rose had served with distinction on the Board and is an
outstanding leader in the state in the coal industry, which is major to
the economy of the state. He said that Mr. Rose and his family had been
loyal supporters of the University and will have many opportunities to
continue to serve the University. He thanked Mr. Rose for his dedicated
support and said that the University was grateful to him and his family.
Governor Breathitt asked that resolutions be prepared for Mr.
November and Mr. Rose and be presented to the Board at its next meeting.
Mr. November introduced his successor, Lance Dowdy. He said that
he had worked with Mr. Dowdy for a number of years in the fraternity
system and that Mr. Dowdy would be a good representative for the students.
Mr. Wilcoxson expressed appreciation to Mr. November and Mr. Rose.
He said that it had been a pleasure to work with them and hoped that they
would work together again in the future.
President Wethington thanked Mr. Rose for his contributions to the
Board of Trustees, the Hospital Board, and the Finance Committee,
especially his guidance and advice in matters dealing with coal issues and
matters that impact Robinson Forest. He noted that the University would
continue to seek Mr. Rose's advice even though he will not be a member of
the Board. On behalf of the University, President Wethington thanked Mr.
Rose for all that he had contributed to the University.
President Wethington said that Mr. November had been an excellent
Student Government Association President and a mature, thoughtful,
considerate member of the Board. He said that Mr. November looked at the
broad issues and concerns of the University and understood the business of
the University well. President Wethington thanked him for the fine
leadership that he had provided to the Student Government Association.
President Wethington said that Dr. Powell had "said it very well"
in regard to Professor Bratt. He said that the Resolution of thanks and
appreciation would be spread on the Minutes and appreciation would be
expressed to Professor Bratt for her service on the Board.