Minutes of the Meeting of the Board of Trustees of the University
of Kentucky, Tuesday, January 25, 1994.
The Board of Trustees of the University of Kentucky met at 1:00
p.m. (Lexington time) on Tuesday, January 25, 1994 in the Board Room on
the 18th floor of Patterson Office Tower.
A. Meeting Opened
Governor Edward T. Breathitt, Chairperson, called the meeting to
order at 1:00 p.m., and the invocation was pronounced by Mr. Henry
B. Roll Call
The following members of the Board of Trustees answered the call
of the roll: Governor Edward T. Breathitt, (Chairperson), Mrs. Kay
Shropshire Bell, Mr. Robert Clay, Mr. Lance Dowdy, Mr. James Hardymon,
Mr. Henry Jackson, Professor Loys Mather, Dr. Robert P. Meriwether, Dr.
Elissa Plattner, Dr. Deborah Powell, Mr. C. Frank Shoop, Mrs. Marian
Moore Sims, Professor John Sistarenik, Jr., Mrs. Lois C. Weinberg, Mr.
Martin Welenken, and Judge Henry R. Wilhoit, Jr. Absent from the meeting
were Mr. Paul Chellgren, Mr. William B. Sturgill. Mr. Daniel C. Ulmer,
Jr., and Mr. Billy B. Wilcoxson. The University administration was
represented by President Charles T. Wethington, Jr.; Chancellors Peter P.
Bosomworth, Ben W. Carr, Jr. and Robert E. Hemenway; Vice Presidents
Joseph T. Burch, Edward A. Carter, Donald B. Clapp, Linda J. Magid, and
Eugene R. Williams; and Mr. John C. Darsie, Legal Counsel.
Members of the general public and the news media were also in
attendance. A quorum being present, Governor Breathitt declared the
meeting officially open for the conduct of business at 1:03 p.m.
C. Approval of Minutes
Governor Breathitt said that the Minutes of the December 14, 1993
meeting had been distributed and asked for additions or corrections. Mr.
Clay moved that the Minutes be approved as distributed. Mr. Shoop
seconded the motion, and it carried.
Governor Breathitt reported that the Executive Committee met on
Wednesday, January 12, 1994 to approve a bond issue. He said that the
Minutes of the Executive Committee meeting had also been distributed and
asked for a motion of approval. Mr. Hardymon moved that the Minutes be
approved. His motion, seconded by Dr. Meriwether, carried.
D. President's Report to the Trustees (PR 1)
President Wethington called attention to the following items in
1. Faculty and staff of the University of Kentucky have
received $59,047,951 in grants and contracts during the
first half of the fiscal year, a record amount.