into closed session because open discussions about these comments would violate the preferred
presidential candidate’s personal privacy rights.
The following guidelines will be used for the closed session:
• Only those persons necessary to provide infonnation to the Board may be present
with the Board and no others.
• Nothing else may be discussed in the closed session but the infonnation relating to
• When the Board discussions have been completed, no vote may be taken.
Dr. Brockrnan moved that the Board go into closed session pursuant to KRS 61.810 (1)
(f). This statutory citation is the exception in the open meetings law that pennits the Board to go
into closed session to discuss potential candidates which may lead to the selection of a preferred
candidate for the appointment as president.
Dr. Sachatello seconded the motion, and it passed without dissent. The Board went into
closed session at 8:07 a.m.
E. Open Session
At 8:55 a.m. Dr. Brockrnan stated that the closed session of the Board had concluded. No
matters other than the announced matters were discussed, and no final action was taken. The
Board retumed to its open session and proceeded with its regular business. Dr. Brockrnan then
announced that the Board would recess until 1:00 p.m.
F. Meeting Reconvened
Dr. Brockrnan called the meeting to order and asked Ms. May to call the roll for the 1:00
p.m. continuation of the meeting. The following members of the Board of Trustees answered the
call ofthe roll: E. Britt Brockrnan (chair), Sheila Brothers, Penelope A. Brown, Dennontti F.
Dawson, William S. Farish, Jr., Carol Martin "Bill” Gatton, Oliver Keith Gannon, Pamela T.
May, Everett McCorvey, Billy Joe Miles, Teny Mobley, Sandy Bugie Patterson, Joe Peek,
Erwin Roberts, Charles R. Sachatello, C. Frank Shoop, Ryan M. Smith, James W. Stuckert, and
Barbara Young. Jo Hem Curris was absent. Ms. May announced that a quorum was present.
The university administration was represented by President Lee T. Todd, Jr., Provost
Kumble Subbaswamy, 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.