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Part of Minutes of the University of Kentucky Board of Trustees

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- 4 - Dr. Carr was asked to stand and be recognized, following which he was given a round of applause. G. Changes in Administrative Organization (PR 3B) President Wethington stated that PR 3B reflects proposed changes in the administrative organization of the University of Kentucky and recommended that the changes be effective immediately. He reviewed the changes and stated that the action proposed will establish a chief financial and administrative officer for the University. This person will exercise the responsibilities of the Office of the President in the absence of the President. A search will begin immediately to fill the position. He said that the proposed changes are very important to him in being able to have an administrative structure to lead the University into the future. Following a discussion about the changes, Mr. Stricker moved that PR 3B be approved. The motion was seconded by Dr. Meriwether and carried. (See PR 3B at the end of the Minutes.) H. Appointment to University of Kentuckv Humanities Foundation (PR 5A) President Wethington recommended that approval be given to the appointment of Margrite Davis to membership on the Board of Directors of the University of Kentucky Humanities Foundation for a four-year term beginning with the April 1991 meeting. The motion, made by Professor Betts and seconded by Mr. Rose, was voted on and carried. (See PR 5A at the end of the Minutes.) I. Appointment to the Ward 0. Griffen Endowed Chair in Surgery (PR 6A) President Wethington reminded the Board of its approval of the Ward O. Griffen Endowed Chair in Surgery at the January 22, 1991 meeting. He said that PR 6A is a recommendation to fill the chair and asked Chancellor Bosomworth to comment on the recommendation. Chancellor Bosomworth recommended that the Board authorize the appointment of William E. Strodel, III, M.D., Professor, as the first occupant of the Ward 0. Griffen Endowed Chair in Surgery, effective March 5, 1991. He reported that Dr. Strodel heads the Division of General Surgery and expressed delight in making the recommendation. He noted that Dr. Byron Young has provided the leadership for formation of the capital for this endowed chair. President Wethington recommended that the Board authorize the appointment of William E. Strodel, III as the first occupant of the Ward 0. Griffen Endowed Chair in Surgery. Mr. Wilcoxson so moved. The motion, seconded by Mr. Ulmer, unanimously carried. (See PR 6A at the end of the Minutes.) Mr. Ockerman asked Dr. Young to stand and be recognized, following which he received a round of applause.