Minutes of the Meeting of the Board of Trustees of the University
of Kentucky, Tuesday, April 6, 1976.
The Board of Trustees of the University of Kentucky met in regular
statutory session at 2:00 p.m. (Eastern Standard Time) on Tuesday, April
6, 1976, in the Board Room on the 18th floor of the Patterson Office Tower
on the Lexington campus of the University, with the following members
present: Mr. Albert G. Clay, Professor Paul G. Sears, Mrs. Robert 0.
Clark, Professor Michael Adelstein, Mr. William R. Black, Mr. Richard
E. Cooper, Mr. John R. Crockett, Mr. George W. Griffin, Mr. James
Harralson, Mrs. David Hermansdorfer, Mr. Thomas B. Kessinger, Mr.
Zirl Palmer, Mr. Frank Ramsey, Jr., Mr. Homer W. Ramsey, Mr. James
A. Sutherland, and Dr. John R. Woodyard. Absent from the meeting were
Mr. William B. Sturgill, Mr. Stanley Burlew, and Mr. John R. Gaines.
Members of the administration present were: President Otis A. Singletary,
Vice Presidents Lewis W. Cochran, Robert Zurnwinkle, Stanley Wall, Peter
P. Bosomworth, Raymond Hornback, Jack Blanton, Donald B. Clapp; and
Dr. Robert M. Drake, Special Assistant to the President. Representatives
of the various news media were also in attendance.
A. Meeting Opened
Mr. Albert G. Clay, Vice Chairman, called the meeting to order at
2:05 p.m. The invocation was pronounced by Mr. Black. The Secretary,
Professor Paul Sears, reported a quorum present, and the meeting was
declared officially open for the conduct of business at 2:07 p. m.
B. Approval of Minutes
Since a petition from six members of the faculty of the College of Law
had been received requesting that the Board of Trustees disapprove the action
of the Executive Committee on March 12, 1976, respecting the appointment
of the Dean of the College of Law, Mr. Clay suggested that the minutes of the
March 12 Executive Committee meeting be approved excluding Section IL
Appointment of the Dean of the College of Law.
Mr. John Crockett moved that the reading of the Minutes be dispensed
with and that the Minutes be approved as published excluding Section I. His
motion was seconded by Mr. Frank Ramsey and passed.