Minutes of the Meeting of the Board of Trustees of the
University of Kentucky, Tuesday, March 5, 1991.
The Board of Trustees of the University of Kentucky met at 1:00
p.m. (Lexington time) on Tuesday, March 5, 1991 in the Board Room on
the 18th floor of Patterson Office Tower on the Lexington campus.
A. Meeting Opened and Roll Called
Mr. Foster Ockerman, Chairman, called the meeting to order at
1:00 p.m., and the invocation was pronounced by Professor Raymond
The following members of the Board of Trustees answered the
call of the roll:
Mr. Foster Ockerman (Chairman). Mr. Ted B. Bates, Professor
Raymond F. Betts, Mr. William E. Burnett, Jr., Governor Albert B.
Chandler, Mr. Tracy Farmer, Mrs. Edythe Jones Hayes, Senator Walter D.
Huddleston, Mr. Sean Lohman, Dr. Robert P. Meriwether, Professor
Judith Rhoads, Mr. James L. Rose, Mr. Jerome A. Stricker, Mr. Daniel
C. Ulmer, Jr., Mr. Billy B. Wilcoxson, and Judge Henry R. Wilhoit,
Jr. Absent from the meeting were Professor Carolyn S. Bratt, Judge
Robert F. Stephens, Mr. William B. Sturgill, and Judge Julia K.
Tackett. The University administration was represented by President
Charles T. Wethington, Jr.; Chancellors Peter P. Bosomworth, and
Robert E. Hemenway, Jr.; Acting Chancellor Ben W. Carr, Jr.; Vice
Presidents Edward A. Carter and Eugene Williams; Acting Vice President
Leonard K. Peters; Mr. C. M. Newton; and Mr. John C. Darsie, General
Members of the news media were also in attendance. A quorum
being present, the Chairman declared the meeting officially open for
the conduct of business at 1:04 p.m.
B. Minutes Approved
Mr. Ockerman stated that the Minutes of the January 22, 1991
Board of Trustees meeting had been distributed and asked for
corrections or additions. The Minutes were approved as distributed.
C. President's Report to the Trustees (PR 1)
President Wethington called attention to the following items in
1. A new interactive video system enabling Lexington campus
faculty members to teach courses in distant locations
around the state was unveiled February 6. The system is
in use by students and faculty in Lexington, Owensboro