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I l l l l i i T H E l l l ` old enough to appear traditional. president run the University while master’s degrees and 129 doctoral f i The Search Cgynmittcc {Oy Pyssidcm fulfilling their important advisory and degrees. These figures indicate that the l Singletary’s successor consisted of five authorizing role. importance of the University’s graduate ’ l trustees, four faculty members, one The gains made because ofthe good offerings are as they should be for the from the community college system, relationship between Singletary and the flagship university with the chief ' and for the first time, one student who board were often achieved quietly- research mission in the state system. is president of the Student Government they have been registered in a dignified The Medical Center also has grown f Association. Critics of student and assured manner that has won for steadily. Today, as the ` conservatism overlook the fact that in the University, the trustees, and the Commonwealth’s major health recent years many causes of student administration, public confidence rare resource, the Medical Center discontent have been erased, and that in the history of public agencies in the encompasses more than three million = responsibility for words and deeds has a state. square feet of space. Its colleges have sobering elleet. Enrollment figures are a means of awarded almost 16,000 degrees, some Singletary himself looks upon the expressing gains. Including the 400 certificates, and trained formalization of a student role in community colleges, the total approximately 2,500 health professional university governance as an important enrollment of the University in 1986-87 residents. Its college faculties include 5 — l l ` , tt'. ‘ ii tlmct 5 5 l““Cl* 55 5. V5 umafy , 5 _` { , ih H'l€I]'1bCI`S plus PYOTCSSIOHHI Q 4 l . .¤‘..:.£· * ~—:``~ I librarians. More than 4 000 staff and .¤. ma t 2 = · si l M . X —>>.e Q · A r . . ’ . .; _) _ ., { 2 ~ 1» E i I the Medical Center Library, with a l . { ..;*5 +,,3 M _,_ `,`° _ collection of some 160,000 volumes, _ 4 . _, l ib ss—t if 2,000 iattmais, and 2,000 audio-visual l it il ii 5 5 { ~ V ii "esf i ii ititl€S, Support the Medical Center’s » · T A . T 5 5 * t d national research and service l 5 tilt . 1 ‘ ~‘‘—. i ..—..··. = , ., , C “° ’ ’ , it I .i g Y. ¤ · és g needs. Student enrollment for ~ ·‘ ·· t —. _ ‘ ‘ V . Q · " 1985-1986 was approximately 2,150. {Q , gg., t, _ A ` gg; , l _»_,V: _ This figure includes 384 residents in . ``>` ` ` V 4 . § —_ allied health, dentistry, medicine, and _ i as- LQ ' i § _ rr ~\ pharmacy. Itdoes not include many _ _ i . ` 4 l 0 students from outside agencies who qs. ‘ _? I obtain clinical training at the Medical ` ‘ _ S li » ' ~ lt Center. _ A; ’ gy { *5* · t _! / gg. y The increased number of students ‘ . *' ` A and faculty and the introduction of the U new programs necessitated continued = S, ‘ _ • ` *it—i V i expansion of the campus. » ¤ · T iff 'iii f l A in »ri./ ° 4 Student recreational activities, the President Singlelory turns of the podium to thonlt Gov. l\/leirthci Loyne Collins for her role in securing agricultural and mcdical Sclemics all ti $5 million ononymous gift tothe Equine Center. acquired U€W f&€ili[i€$ during Singletary’s tenure. The Seaton at‘liiev<·tnent of his administration. is ii ygcoyd 4(j_55()_ (jn [hc Lcxiiigigii Center, an enlarged Shively Sports t nonetlieless important for having been Campus alqmc there sm 2],150 Center, playing fields, Commonwealth *""""“l’ll*l“"l *9 ‘lUl*`flY- His students, an increase of 84 over 1985 Stadium Qfld South AgTiCUlU1F9·l relationship with students is one of trust Wiicip with [hc sclcigiiw; admissions building, the Tobacco Research ilml 'mlluill "*`*l)*"`i- policy in effect, some feared a decline in IHSUIUKG, and HOW th€ Maxwell Gluck ’ ln the charged atmosphere after the c¤m]|m(;m_ Equine Center form an arc to the east early seventies, the administration The community college system, now and south ofthe Medical Center. settled into a course directed toward with 14 colleges, has exceeded the Across Rose Street, the Warren Wright improvement within close budget Lexington campus enrollment in each Medical Plaza, the Medical Annex, the limitations. This required mutual ofthe past four years. Exclusive ofthe College of Nursing, the Morgan t·onlident·e between the president and Medical Center, about 1,00() faculty Biological Sciences building and the the trustees, and that relationship serve these students. ln 1985 the College of Pharmacy extend as far existed throughout the Singletary Lexington campus awarded a total of north as Washington Avenue. administration. The board let the 3.887 degrees. Of those there were 693 On the opposite corner of the campus l 0 Uk 5