WHEREAS, his manifold services as chairman of fund-
raising efforts greatly fostered the work of the Kentucky
Heart Association, the Kentucky Easter Seals program, the
Fayette County Cancer Crusade, and United Way of the Bluegrass;
WHEREAS, his unique skills in officiating athletic
contests earned him the distinction of being the only
individual to have refereed national championship games in both
collegiate basketball and professional football; and
WHEREAS, his highly visible role as an exemplar of
teamwork and sportsmanship reflected immeasurable credit upon
the University, the City of Lexington and the Commonwealth of
WHEREAS, he served his Alma Mater with notable effect as
a member of its Board of Trustees, the governing board of its
Athletics Association, and the Development Council as chairman
of the Annual Giving Fund and the UK Fellows committee; and
WHEREAS, his associates in these far-ranging activities
found their work made consistently easier and more rewarding by
his commonsense approach to problem solving and his unfailing
good humor; now therefore
BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Trustees of the
University does herewith express its feeling of profound
personal loss at the death of this warmly regarded friend and
colleague, and does now convey heartfelt condolences to his
wife Leslie and son Bruce.
On motion duly made, seconded and unanimously carried, the
Resolution was adopted, ordered spread upon the Minutes of the meeting,
and a copy sent to Mr. Bell's family.
C. Minutes Approved
On motion made by Mr. Black, seconded by Mr. Clay and passed,
the Minutes of the January 21, 1986 meeting of the Executive Committee
of the Board of Trustees were approved as written.
D. Executive Session Called
The Board members, President Singletary, and Mr. Darsie went
into Executive Session to discuss a legal matter authorizing Mr. Darsie
to waive the potential disqualification of Judge Scott Reed. Following
the Executive Session, the members of the Board reconvened at 1:25 p.m.
E. President's Report to the Trustees (PR 1)
President Singletary called attention to his report to the
Trustees, copies of which were distributed earlier, and recommended
that the report be accepted. Without objection, it was so ordered.