G. Consent Items
Dr. Brockman called attention to the five consent items. They included the minutes for
the regular meeting of the Board on March 29, 2011, PR 2, which deals with personnel actions,
FCR 1, a pledge from Warren W. Rosenthal, FCR 2, a Kentucky Medical Services Foundation
gift of property, and FCR 3, an amendment to the Liz Claibome Foundation Endowment. Mr.
Mobley moved approval, and the motion was seconded by Mr. Stuckert. The motion carried
without dissent. (See consent items listed below at the end of these Minutes.)
Minutes — March 29, 2011
PR 2 Personnel Actions
FCR 1 Warren W. Rosenthal Pledge
FCR 2 Kentucky Medical Services Foundation Gift of Property
FCR 3 Amendment to the Liz Claibome Foundation Endowment
H. Petitions to Address the Board
Dr. Brockman stated that three petitions to address the board were received under the
new procedures in Goveming Regulations Part II that were approved at the March 29 meeting.
One was detennined not to be relevant: the subject matter ofthe request was the proposed loan
from the university to the Department of Athletics for the Commonwealth Stadium scoreboard
described in FCR 8 which was amended prior to the meeting.
Two were detennined to be relevant. Those two petitioners were heard at the Finance
Committee meeting. The subject matter ofthe requests was the proposed tuition increase for the
College of Law for 2011-2012.
Dr. Brockman then asked for the President’s Report.
I. President’s Report (PR 1)
Lexmark Gift Allows Renovation of Fonner Northside Librag
President Todd began with the first item in PR 1 and recognized Provost Subbaswamy for
working with Lexmark in receiving a $1 million donation to renovate the Northside Library on
Russell Cave Road that UK purchased earlier. The gift will be matched by UK. The renovated
facility, set for completion by August 2012, will provide a new lab for fieldwork-based ecology
education, a professional development facility for Kentucky science and math teachers, and
storage and work space for UK‘s P-12 science and math outreach unit. This gift is given as part
of Lexmark‘s 20-year anniversary, and the president thanked Lexmark CEO Paul Rooke for this
significant contribution on behalf of Lexmark to the community.
Arts & Sciences South Africa Initiative Hosts Anti-apartheid Activists
President Todd recognized the College of Arts and Sciences South Africa Initiative which
culminated with a visit from well-known South African anti-apartheid leaders and fonner