Minutes of the Board of Trustees ofthe University of Kentucky, Tuesday, May 3, 2011.
The Board of Trustees of the University of Kentucky met at 8:00 a.m. (Lexington time)
on Tuesday, May 3, 2011 in the Board Room on the 18th Floor of Patterson Office Tower.
A. Meeting Opened
Dr. E. Britt Brockman, chair ofthe Board of Trustees, called the meeting to order at 8:04
a.m. and asked Ms. Pam May, secretary of the Board, to call the roll.
B. Roll Call
The following members of the Board of Trustees answered the call ofthe roll: E. Britt
Brockman (chair), Sheila Brothers, Penelope Brown, William S. Farish, Jr., Carol Martin "Bill”
Gatton, Oliver Keith Gannon, Pamela T. May, Everett McCorvey, Billy Joe Miles, Terry
Mobley, Sandy Bugie Patterson, Joe Peek, Erwin Roberts, Charles R. Sachatello, Frank Shoop,
Ryan Smith, James W. Stuckert, and Barbara Young. Absent from the meeting were Jo Hem
Curris and Dennontti Dawson. Ms. May announced that a quorum was present.
The university administration was represented by Executive Vice President for Finance
and Administration Frank Butler, Executive Vice President for Health Affairs Michael Karpf;
and Associate Senior General Counsel T. Lynn Williamson.
The university faculty was represented by Chair of the University Senate Council Hollie
Swanson, and the university staff was represented by Chair ofthe Staff Senate Jann Burks.
Members ofthe various news media were also in attendance.
Dr. Brockman said the minutes ofthe special called meetings on April 30 and May 1,
2011 were consent items and had been distributed to the Board. He asked if there were any
corrections or comments. Mr. Stuckert moved that the minutes be approved. Dr. Sachatello
seconded the motion, and it carried without dissent. (See consent items listed below at the end of
Minutes April 30, 2011
Minutes May 1, 2011
D. Closed Session
Dr. Brockman stated that the Board of Trustees would go into closed session in order to
review the comments and preliminary recommendations about the preferred presidential
candidate. These comments and recommendations were received from the faculty, staff; and
students as a result ofthe campuswide forums which occurred May 2, 2011. The Board must go