Minutes of the Meeting of the Board of Trustees of the University
of Kentucky, Tuesday, June 18, 1991.
The Board of Trustees of the University of Kentucky met at 1:00
p.m. (Lexington time) on Tuesday, June 18, 1991 in the Board Room on the
18th floor of Patterson Office Tower on the Lexington Campus. Trustees
were in attendance at the Memorial Services for Governor Albert B.
Chandler, and a quorum was not present. Mr. John C. Darsie, Assistant
Secretary, postponed the 1:00 p.m. meeting to 4:00 p.m.
A. Meeting Opened and Roll Called
Mr. Foster Ockerman, Chairman, called the meeting to order at
4:00 p.m., and the invocation was pronounced by Judge Henry R. Wilhoit.
The following members of the Board of Trustees answered the call
of the roll:
Mr. Foster Ockerman (Chairman), Mr. Ted B. Bates, Professor
Raymond F. Betts, Mr. Tracy Farmer, Senator Walter D. Huddleston,
Mr. Sean Lohman, Dr. Robert P. Meriwether, Professor Judith Rhoads,
Mr. James L. Rose, Mr. Jerome A. Stricker, Mr. William B. Sturgill,
Mr. Daniel C. Ulmer, Jr., Mr. Billy B. Wilcoxson, and Judge Henry R.
Wilhoit, Jr. Absent from the meeting were Professor Carolyn S. Bratt,
Mr. William E. Burnett, Jr., Mrs. Edythe Jones Hayes, Judge Robert F.
Stephens and Judge Julia K. Tackett. The University Administration was
represented by President Charles T. Wethington, Jr.; Chancellors Peter
P. Bosomworth, Robert E. Hemenway, and Ben W. Carr, Jr.; Vice Presidents
Edward A. Carter and Eugene Williams; Acting Vice President Leonard K.
Peters; Dr. Juanita Fleming, Special Assistant to the President for
Academic Affairs; Mr. C. M. Newton; and Mr. John C. Darsie, General
Members of the news media were also in attendance. A quorum
being present, the Chairman declared the meeting officially open for the
conduct of business at 4:03 p.m.
B. Minutes Approved
Mr. Ockerman stated that the Minutes of the April 30, 1991 Board
of Trustees meeting had been distributed and asked for corrections or
additions. The Minutes were approved as distributed.
C. Resolution in Memoriam
Judge Wilhoit read the following Resolution on the death of
Governor Albert B. Chandler:
WHEREAS, former Governor Albert B. "Happy" Chandler helped guide
the development of the University of Kentucky over more than a
half century including serving as chairman of the Board of
Trustees during two gubernatorial terms, and
WHEREAS, Governor Chandler was always faithful in his attendance
and participation as a member of the Board of Trustees, and