Minutes of the Meeting of the Board of Trustees of the
University of Kentucky, Tuesday, April 5, 1983.
The Board of Trustees of the University of Kentucky met at 2
p.m. (Eastern Standard Time) on Tuesday, April 5, 1983 in the
Board Room on the 18th floor of the Patterson Office Tower on the
A. Meeting Opened and Oath of Office Administered
Mr. William B. Sturgill, Chairman, called the meeting to
order at 2:13 p.m. and the invocation was pronounced by Mr.
Robert T. McCowan. The Chairman indicated his pleasure in the
reappointment of Mr. Tracy Farmer to the Board and requested Mr.
John C. Darsie, General Counsel, to administer the oath of
office. Mr. Farmer was reappointed by Governor John Y. Brown,
Jr. for a six-year term expiring December 31, 1988.
B. Roll Call
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, Governor Edward T. Breathitt, Mr.
Albert G. Clay, Professor Opal Skaggs Conley, Mr. James W.
Dinkle, Mr. Tracy Farmer, Mr. Ronald G. Geary, Mr. George W.
Griffin, Mrs. Edythe Jones Hayes, Mr. R, Larry Jones, Mr. Robert
T. McCowan, Mr. A. Stevens Miles, Mr. Frank Ramsey, Professor
William F. Wagner, and Professor Constance P. Wilson. Absent
from the meeting were Governor Albert Benjamin Chandler (Honorary
Trustee), Mr. Brereton C. Jones, Mr. T. A. Lassetter, and Mr. W.
Terry McBrayer. The University administration was represented by
President Otis A. Singletary; Dr. Donald B. Clapp, Vice President
for Administration; Chancellors 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. Howard Bost, Special Assistant to the Chancellor,
representing Chancellor Peter P. Bosomworth. Members of the
various news media were also in attendance. A quorum being
present, the Chairman declared the meeting officially open for
the conduct of business at 2:16 p.m.