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9 > Image 9 of Bulletin of the University of Kentucky, Volume 33 (1971-1972)

Part of University of Kentucky course catalogs, 1865-

want ample grounds and buildings and libraries, University of Kentucky is no exception. and apparatus, and museums and endowments, Expressions of anxiety about these events and prize funds, and professors of great heads and are heard daily by your administrative officers. hearts, men of faith and energy. Indeed we want Representing the opinions of the educated and everything which will make this institution event- the uneducated, persons in positions of leader- ually equal to any on this continent. Why should ship and those with less influence, friends of higher we not have them? I think we can. education and those who are hostile to the Uni- e, Bowmans statement was made the year the Um- ;;'$l?;l*v;;;f i;;";'$[."; haze bee" dd?Q"ftf _' versity of Kentucky was established. Today the institu- and ersmmls C nf `Q t 2; dvgcomd m .e STS t tion is among the 93 state universities and land-grant champbers Of GOT gg gl S mm lgiusslgls In li j institutions in America which are the fulfillment of re Ort Of He Fil eta Zgovimgwnzlan sagzzelg _ _ es m ny o iese con- if this dream` yoiiir admiriistriihiyne shdim Y amn full I H Q _ The Echool was Stftedlas P1f_Ktkg ?*Y$r cerns, we are increasingly confronted with ex- Q ilty ul; H1; EUCP?-dtlvip an nt Oglid by; ddcggii pressions that reflect an erroneous concept of md n_ 7 * W ldd t _ p_P C O _ cntuc Y_ GCI c the nature and purposes of a university. Exempli- i to establish a state institution of higher learning, the laying the entice] character Of Such expressions is r Agricultural and Mechanical College was separated e recommendation Of the Grand lun, rthat the * from Kentucky University and re-established on land Board Of Trustees Of the University mee e Closer given by Ldxmgtonf dndh Fayed? Cdunfik Tl? Pfdvldi look at the persons in authority at the University igelparatc lelargliplus OI t' HGW 1HS;1t-UUOU, t CIW 0, and try to encourage and develop in the l71SfifU- 4 elfmgtfm _d ndtdd_ its Sddcfc dugmlmd End Pad tion an attitude more compatible with the desires s which, during the Civil War, had been utilized as :1 Of the Alumni end general public, r bivouac area for Union troops. Lexington and Fayette .... A ` . r . . This situation is of such gravity that your _ County contributed 560,000 for the construction of . . . . . V, b .1 d. d P .d P I president and vice presidents feel required to _ u1 ings, an resi ent fames K. atterson, vrhose resent G tat t t Y H U 7 . h d Q service to the institution began in 1869, used his per- P Biden Q )Ou le mQmmg O. Y - , . . . . _ of the University. It is our hope that our state- sonal savings to supplement the building fund. Thirty . . . . , Wars later the lc .1 t h d th {th . _ ment will clarify some misconceptions held by _ _ gis a ure c ange e name 0 e in . . . . . . , . . .v . V . various individuals and will help broaden public _ . stitutron to State University, Lexington, Kentucky, and under ta d. G b t H d I 3 . gave it additional financial support. In 1916 the name Of th; J1 ig Ou lc purposes an procmures i - was changed to the University of Kentucky. m Sl y' _ _ L- In the more than fourscme years that have passed At. the outset, we wish to state that while Q since its establishment as a separate state institution, we will wgdmusly defend dw ddncellfpf dCdd?'"'C the University Of Kentucky has had Only eight press freedom, we seek no special immunity from the dents. Their periods of service have been as follows: ld"; fdr _OUr_St"d"tSi md ldculflyg Or OTSlYCS :3 The University does not, however, impose punish- j JAMES K. PATTERSON, 1878-1910 . . I HENRY g_ BARKER, 1910-1917 ment for violation of state and local laws. W e ;I%;1;l4I;Lb'[ggb$%:a%2d_1956 recognize that this is the sole prerogative and . FRANK G. DTCKEY, 1956-1963 duty of law enforcement agencies and courts. If gi . {33%RvDdsIgvI;,I_ts;693gg69%9 anyone at the University violates the law, let t s 0T1s A. SINGLETARY, 1969- him be subject to the penalties of thc law as are 1 . ' ly ; Before 1878, while it was a division of Kentucky Uni- all Othdr Cm?nS I grgrsity, the iristitutiori was Prgsidgd Over by Iohn A_ Having said this, however, we fccl that the Williams, Idscph Desha Pickett, arid Iririies K_ Psttgr- current climate calls for a rc-examination of thc c1 sOri_ During this time Bdwrritiii was rgggnt gf the functions of the University. Vi/e view this institu- rs- parent iristitutiorr tion as the central agency in Kentucky for further- 1y ance of the development of our people and State. it- Its functions are fourfold. First, to transmit nt NdtUT6 and PUTPOSGS knowledge imaginatively from each generation to so A Statement On the Hamm and purposes Of H Univcp the next and develop in our students inquisitive of . _ minds, understandings, attitudes, and skills that sity was presented to the Board of Trustees on Ma; 7, . . . . . ng . . . will equip them for living a creative and mean- 1968, by the president and vice presidents of the . . . rs, University Of Kentucky zngful life. Second, to provide our State and ` nation with educated graduates for the profes- {ye Throughout the Westerri Vf/'orld, universities sions, for business, for the arts, and for govern- hg r and colleges are becoming sources of grave public nzent services. Third, to discover new truths V ri concern. Certain campus occurrences are com- about as many things as our resources will permit. ng manding much attention, and the campus of the and expand the boundaries of knowledge through Ve 7