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The Board of Trustees of the University of Kentucky met at 1:00 p.m. (Lexington time)
on Tuesday, March 27, 2012 in the Board Room on the 18th Floor of Patterson Office Tower.

Meeting Opened

Dr. E. Britt Brockman, chair of the Board of Trustees, called the meeting to order at 1:10
p.m. Dr. Brockman asked Ms. Sandy Patterson, secretary of the Board, to call the roll.

Roll Call

The following members of the Board of Trustees answered the call of the roll: C.B.
Akins, Sr., William C. Britton, E. Britt Brockman (chair), Sheila Brothers, Jo Hern Curris,
William S. Farish, Jr., Micah Fielden, Oliver Keith Gannon, Carol Martin “Bill” Gatton, Pamela
T. May, Billy Joe Miles, Terry Mobley, Sandy Bugie Patterson, Erwin Roberts, Charles R.
Sachatello, C. Frank Shoop, James W. Stuckert, John Wilson, Irina Voro, and Barbara Young. .
Dr. Brockman announced that a quorum was present.
The University administration was represented by President Eli Capilouto, Provost
Kumble Subbaswamy, and General Counsel Barbara W. Jones.
The University faculty was represented by Chair of the University Senate Council Hollie
Swanson, and the University staff was represented by Chair of the Staff Senate Mike Adams.
Members of the various news media were also in attendance.

Consent Items

Dr. Brockman called attention to the two consent items on the agenda. They included the
minutes for the regular meeting of the Board on February 21, 2012 and PR 2 which deals with
personnel actions. Dr. Brockman asked Secretary Patterson for amendments or additions to the
February 21, 2012 minutes.
Ms. Patterson noted that there was an amendment to page 14. There should be an
addition of a second paragraph which reads “Mr. Roberts reported that a motion was made at the
committee meeting to request that the full report be presented to the full Board of Trustees later
this spring. He also wanted to mention that the report and presentation are available from Ms.
Pease at any time.”
Dr. Voro also asked that a correction be made on page 10, paragraph 5. The line
“Provost Subbaswamy and General Counsel Barbara Jones explained that the proposed changes
in the GR’s were cosmetic and not substantial” should be added.
Dr. Brockman asked if there were questions relative to Dr. Voro’s suggested addition to
the minutes. Having none, Dr. Brockman moved to accept the consent items. Mr. Mobley,

* -2moved approval and his motion was seconded by Ms. May. Dr. Brockman asked if there was
any discussion on the consent items. There being no further discussion, a vote was taken and the
motion in favor of the consent items carried without dissent. (See consent items listed below on
the Board of Trustees website, www.uky.edu/Trustees, under agenda.)
Minutes – February 21, 2012
PR 2 Personnel Actions

Chairman’s Report (CR1)

Dr. Brockman began by reporting that there had been no requests since the last meeting
to speak or appear before the Board. He noted however of one prior request that was sent to the
Finance Committee and they appeared today.
Dr. Brockman then asked to read aloud CR 1 and have a discussion as to why this action
item was being brought before the Board. The recommendation of CR 1 is “that
The Board of Trustees receives, review, and approve the attached example outline process for the
President’s annual evaluation.” As background, “pursuant to Section E, which is titled
(Evaluation), of President Eli Capilouto’s Employment Agreement with the University of
Kentucky Board of Trustees, an annual performance evaluation shall be performed in accordance
with what was at one time Governing Regulation, Part II.A.6(a), which dealt with the Executive
Committee being in charge of the Presidential Evaluation and that has since been amended to GR
II. E.2(a).”
Dr. Brockman continued that “the proposed outline of this evaluation process would
replace the previous evaluation procedure. In addition to the University and Staff Senates and
the Student Government Association, the proposed process also would include an identified
number of individuals. Input from the various constituencies would be conducted by a Human
Resources professional.” He stated that the next line is being amended and it will read as
follows: “ the Chair of the Board of Trustees and the Executive Committee, in consultation with
the President, will establish a set of interview questions. The performance assessment document
will contain both qualitative and quantitative components.”
He continued, “in addition to the interview process, the President will prepare and submit
an annual self-evaluation to the Board. Each member of the Board also will be asked to provide
an evaluation of the President. The Executive committee will review the President’s selfevaluation, a summary of the interviews, and reports from the respective groups listed by GR II
and Board members and will meet with the President to provide feedback. The Executive
Committee will share the information with the full Board of Trustees and make a
recommendation to the Board.”
“This process would be used to assess the President’s performance and provide feedback
on his accomplishments and challenges. It would also be used to determine any changes to the
President’s compensation, including merit increases and performance payments per his
Employment Agreement.”

* -3Dr. Brockman continued that attached to CR 1 and referenced in CR 1 as a working
document in progress are three (3) pages labeled Draft and that there was also a change under
Section 1A. The sixth (6th) line down, will read as follows: “The Board Chair and the Executive
Committee, in consultation with the President, shall select the choice of the professional based
on experience”. Dr. Brockman asked for a motion for approval of CR1. Mr. Mobley moved for
the approval of CR1, with a second by Ms. Patterson.
Dr. Brockman, as a point of discussion, explained that for the last eight years, the Board
has used the attached draft document as the entire evaluation process for the President. It is a list
of ten (10) questions or metrics, which were used to grade the President. He stated that primarily
with some input from the Senate Councils (Faculty Senate Council and Staff Senate Council),
and Student Government, this was the process by which the Board of Trustees evaluated the
President at the University of Kentucky. He noted that it may have had usefulness in the past,
but felt it is time to change the process by which we evaluate the President. The new process,
proposed before the Board today, would encompass many more constituency groups, in addition
to those, that by the General Regulations, are required to give input. It would, in addition to the
Faculty Senate Council, the Staff Senate Council, Student Government and this Board,
encompass 20 to 30 other constituency groups. This would include members from the
community, from government relations, from the administration, from alumni and other
constituency groups that might be felt appropriate. Dr. Brockman remarked that this will allow
not only the Board, to evaluate the president, but will allow the individuals that work with the
president to also be involved in the process.
Dr. Brockman stated that a professional evaluator would be used, along with both
subjective and objective metrics. This would be done on an annual basis and every 3 to 4 years,
the Board would substantially increase the process from 20 to 30 to 40 interviewees. He
commented that he thought this would not only allow the Board to look back on what the
president's past performance has been, but will give it an opportunity to look forward. As times
change, the questions and metrics may change. It will allow the Board an opportunity to help the
President going forward as new issues and challenges face the University of Kentucky.
Dr. Brockman opened the floor for comments. Dr. Voro asked how the faculty was going
to be involved in the process. Would they be given an opportunity to complete a questionnaire to
rate the President? Dr. Brockman replied that the faculty will be represented by various
constituency groups as well as the Faculty Senate Council, which is the faculty representative
body. He continued that the Faculty Senate Council will have an opportunity to suggest
questions through this process. He continued that the questions that we ask this year might not
necessarily be the questions that are relevant and pertinent three or four years from now.
Ms. Brothers commended the individuals that worked on the document and felt it was a
positive improvement for evaluation and a wonderful step forward.
Ms. May noted how each new version of the evaluation process had improved over the
previous versions. She complemented the Chair and those that worked on this iteration. She
requested that if the second document was going to be attached or in some way maintained as an

* -4official document, then it should be notated that these are “sample or example” questions to be
revised annually.
Chair Brockman agreed that the word “example questions” would be inserted. With no
further comments, the question was called and passed by a vote of 19 in favor and 1 opposed.
(See CR 1 on the Board of Trustees website, www.uky.edu/Trustees, under agenda)

President’s Report (PR 1)

Before beginning PR 1, President Capilouto took a moment to say a special word about
Provost Kumble Subbaswamy. He reported that the Provost was formally offered the position of
chancellor at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst -- the flagship, land-grant institution for
another Commonwealth. He expressed no surprise that another exemplary institution of higher
learning would be interested in having someone of Swamy's caliber and quality as a leader.
President Capilouto continued that as Provost, Swamy has been the leader and driving
force behind many of this institution's most pressing challenges and unquestioned successes.
From the “War on Attrition”, he had helped foster historic gains in the University’s retention
rates to significant and meaningful growth in the levels of diversity and inclusion among faculty
and students, and the internationalization of the campus. With over a 30 year history with this
institution, he knows Swamy and his family will always consider this place their home. He
offered that the University will always consider Swamy to be part of our family as well.
At a date in the near future, working with Provost Subbaswamy, the University will find
an appropriate venue and time in which to celebrate his time and his family’s time at UK and
also this next, important chapter in his professional journey. Dr. Capilouto offered that his hope
for Swamy was that he receive as warm a welcome as he extended to me and that he has received
at this campus.
As a point of interest, President Capilouto pointed out that for those who keep up with
higher education and athletics, must realize that our current men’s basketball coach started his
career at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. Provost Subbaswamy interjected “and I
promise to bring him back.” There was laughter by all. The President continued that when the
University of Massachusetts let Coach Calipari go, they got as part of the deal, a future number
one draft choice. “You are their number one draft choice. We wish you the very best and
thanks.” There was a warm round of applause.
President Capilouto explained that he would be conferring with the Deans and other
academic leaders, as well as Provost Subbaswamy, regarding the transition. He hoped to have
details about that process in the coming days.
President Capilouto also wanted to draw the Board’s attention to the copy of this month's
Lane Report. A statewide business and economic development publication, its cover story this
month is about Trustee Bill Gatton. The excellent article talks not only about his business
success, but also his devotion and generosity to education. President Capilouto stated that Mr.
Gatton sets a wonderful example for us and our students. He makes his alma mater most proud

* -5and he commended this reading to the Board, so they too could learn more about one of their
own, as it says in the article, “Wild Bill Gatton.”
President Capilouto pointed out that as the Board reviewed PR 1, to please note how this
campus always seems to find ways to give back to those in need throughout the Commonwealth.
He wanted to draw attention to a few items in particular. The first, being the reminder of how
the state was hit by horrific storms earlier this month. In some cases, communities were literally
ripped apart. He continued that not surprisingly, several University of Kentucky groups
responded with an outpouring of concern and aid to Kentucky tornado victims.
A few examples included Greek organizations, which initiated donation drives or used
their Spring Break to go to devastated areas and volunteer. Groups such as the Robinson
Scholars, the Appalachian Center, Student National Pharmacy Association, UK Staff Senate and
College of Agriculture Ambassadors held donation drives. UK Student Services’ Alternative
Spring Break plans were altered to include disaster relief and the Center for Community
Outreach made plans to provide relief as well.
President Capilouto noted how the University health system geared up to take in victims
who were seriously injured by the storm. He also had the opportunity, once again, to learn about
the remarkable work performed by our extension centers. Morgan County and the town of West
Liberty were particularly hard hit by these storms. West Liberty was virtually destroyed. He told
how the University’s extension service, led by Agent Sarah Fannin, never stopped working.
President Capilouto recalled the day he reached Agent Fannin on the phone. She was
establishing a makeshift extension office in her home. The permanent office had been destroyed.
Agent Fannin and her colleagues were making calls to ensure that equipment and supplies were
being delivered to farmers and others in need. "Whatever needs to happen … it doesn’t matter,"
she said. "We are a community. Extension is a community. There’s not much difference
between opening up an office in my home and coming up with an office somewhere else. That’s
how we operate in extension.”
President Capilouto also wanted to thank those among the University leadership team
in emergency preparedness. The University prepared for the worst. It was decided to close
the University, to ensure faculty, staff, students, and everyone that is a part of the UK family
would be safe. Equally important, was the debriefing after that storm. This meeting will
allow the University to be even better the next time we face a situation as critical.
President Capilouto also noted that due to the threat of tornadoes on March 2nd,
DanceBlue, UK's 24-hour dance marathon, was reduced to a 12-hour event. As he visited with
the students at Memorial Coliseum on the morning of March 3rd, it was clear to him that the
spirit of the dancers and the generosity of the community could not be dampened. At 8:00pm
that evening, the DanceBlue Committee members revealed a grand fundraising total of
$834,424.57, a record amount. All monies go to the Golden Matrix Fund benefiting children
with cancer and their families at the UK Pediatric Oncology Clinic.
President Capilouto also noted another first that happened on the University campus in
past few months. UK surgeons Dr. Charles Hoopes and Dr. Mark Plunkett led a surgical team on

* -6February 10 in the state's first implantation of the SynCardia Total Artificial Heart. He
commented that this remarkable device may serve as a critical bridge to transplant for patients
who are simply too sick to wait. Remarkably, UK is one of only 29 medical centers in the
country certified to perform this procedure.
The recipient, Mr. Zack Poe, a 20 year old native of Maysville, became the state’s first
recipient to receive this device. It contains the same components as a human heart. The surgery
took about four hours and was extremely successful, with the patient up and walking around in
just a few days. President Capilouto had the opportunity to meet Zack and his family prior to a
news conference with Dr. Karpf and the surgical team.
President Capilouto moved on to spotlight the four professors being recognized as
University Research Professors. He explained that this is the 36th year of the University
Research Professors program at UK. The purpose is to enhance and encourage scholarly
research productivity, provide an opportunity for concentrated research effort for selected
faculty members, and to recognize outstanding research achievement by members of the
faculty. The University Research Professorships carry an award of $40,000 to enable
professors to devote full time to their research or continue to teach and use the award to
support research activities. Funds for these annual awards are provided by the Office of the
Vice President for Research.
President Capilouto introduced Vice President for Research, Dr. Jim Tracy, to
announce and introduce this year’s distinguished scholars. Dr. Tracy explained that in 1976,
the University Research Professorships were established and it was recommended that they be
permanent. While the University was still at the point of only providing a one year financial
award, the Professors do have the right now to use the term “University Research Professor”
as long as they are at UK.
Dr. Tracy introduced this year’s recipients as follows:
The first recipient was Professor Douglas Andres, Professor and Vice Chair in the
Department of Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry. Dr. Andres received his PhD in
Biochemistry from Purdue University in 1990. After completing his postdoctoral training at
the University of Texas Southwest Medical Center in Dallas, he joined the faculty at the
University of Kentucky in 1993. His research focuses on Ras-related GTPases. These are
enzymes that have their roles in both normal and pathological processes and potential
therapeutic development for controlling a number of human diseases.
The second recipient was Professor Mark Dignan, from the Department of Internal
Medicine and is the director of the Prevention Research Center in the College of Medicine.
Dr. Dignan received his PhD in Public Health Education from the University of Tennessee in
1977. He held several other faculty positions and joined the UK faculty in 2001. His research
is focused on cancer prevention, particularly in Appalachian Kentucky.
The third recipient was Professor Mark T. Fillmore of the Department of Psychology
in the College of Arts and Sciences. Dr. Fillmore received his PhD in Psychology from the
University of Waterloo in Canada in 1993 and joined the University of Kentucky faculty in

* -71999. His research is focused on understanding the role that cognitive processess have in
promoting risk taking behavior with an emphasis on recreational drug use including alcohol
dependence and abuse.
The final recipient was Professor Christopher Pool of the Department of Anthropology.
Dr. Pool received his PhD in Anthropology from Tulane University in 1990. He has been on the
faculty at the University here since 1996. His research focuses on the evolution of complex
societies, political and economic archeology, ethnicity, cultural ecology, ceramic analysis,
archeometry, and geoarcheology in meso-America and the eastern United States.
President Capilouto asked each recipient to come forward to briefly tell the audience
about their research and themselves. Each recipient was grateful for their award and the
opportunity to share with the Board of Trustees their past and current research projects.
President Capilouto then introduced Mr. Reginald Smith, Jr., a vocal performance and
choral music education senior from Atlanta, Ga. In January, Mr. Smith took first place in the
scholarship division (undergraduate level) of the 2012 National Opera Association Vocal
Competition. While at UK, the baritone has performed in every season of the sold out
performances of "It's a Grand Night for Singing!" and several UK Opera Theatre productions -including his most recent turn in the title role of "Falstaff." Mr. Smith’s previous honors and
awards include an invitation to do summer studies at the Seagle Music Colony and the Brevard
Music Center, as well as first place honors in the undergraduate division of the 2007 Alltech
Vocal Scholarship Competition. Last fall, he took third place in the regionals of the 2011
Metropolitan (Met) Opera National Council Auditions. Mr. Smith plans to pursue a singing and
teaching career after he graduates.
Mr. Smith came forward and thanked the audience for the opportunity to be a part of the
Opera Program at the University, pointing out that it is one of the top twenty training programs
in America. He shared his future plans of being a part of the COST program, the Consortium on
Overseas Student Teaching, through the College of Education, that allows him to do his student
teaching abroad. He plans to audition both in Berlin and in America. After graduation, his goal
is to sing, hopefully have a wonderful long career, then return to teach in the public schools.
President Capilouto extended on behalf of the board and himself, heartfelt
congratulations to both the University’s men's and women's basketball teams on their stellar
seasons. He commented that their competitive zeal, talent and success have been remarkable.
Their stories join several others this year in athletics, from the historic win against Tennessee in
football to another incredible season by the cheerleading squad, the rifle team, and the baseball
team, which has been ranked as high as second in the country this year. He related that our
student athletes are poised and dedicated young men and women and commented that our sports
programs attract and bring outstanding students to our campus.
On behalf of Athletics Director Mitch Barnhart, President Capilouto presented the Board
of Trustee members with a NCAA Final Four baseball cap as a memento to wear throughout the
championship weekend.

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Appointment of the Executive Director of the University of Kentucky Research
Foundation (PR 3)
President Capilouto explained that PR 3 asked for the approval of the appointment of Dr.
James Tracy as the Executive Director of the University of Kentucky Research Foundation,
effective March 27, 2012.
Dr. Brockman asked for a motion for approval of PR 3. Ms. May so moved. It was
seconded by Mr. Stuckert and the motion passed without dissent. (See PR 3 on the Board of
Trustees website, www.uky.edu/Trustees, under agenda.)

Honorary Degree Recipients (PR 4)

President Capilouto introduced PR 4, the recommendation for Honorary Degree
Recipients. It asked that the Board of Trustees approve the awarding of the Honorary Doctor of
Engineering to Vijay K. Dhir and Honorary Doctor of Science to Sally Mason as approved and
recommended by the University Faculty.
Dr. Brockman asked for a motion for approval of PR 4. Mr. Shoop so moved. It was
seconded by Ms. Curris and the motion passed without dissent. (See PR 4 on the Board of
Trustees website, www.uky.edu/Trustees, under agenda.)

University Research Professorships (PR 5)

President Capilouto explained that PR 5 approved the naming of the Professors
introduced earlier as our University Research Professors for 2012-2013.
Dr. Brockman asked for a motion for approval of PR 5. Dr. Sachatello so moved. It was
seconded by Dr. Akins and the motion passed without dissent. (See PR 5 on the Board of
Trustees website, www.uky.edu/Trustees, under agenda.)

Proposed Revisions to the Governing Regulations (PR 6)

Chair Brockman reminded the Board that the contents of PR 6 were introduced at the
February 21st Board Meeting as PR 4. The motion was made for PR 4 to be sent to the
Academic Affairs Committee. Dr. Brockman asked Dr. Gannon, chair of the Academic Affairs
Committee for a report.
Dr. Gannon explained that PR 6 relates to revisions of the University Governing
Regulations and reminded the Board that the revisions were brought before the full Board during
the last meeting on February 21, 2012 as PR 4. He reminded the Board that some questions were
raised about the process by which revisions in PR 4 had been vetted through the University. Dr.
Brockman referred PR 4 to the Academic Affairs Committee and the committee was asked to
review and make recommendations.

* -9Dr. Gannon continued that as a bit of background, the last complete review of the
Governing Regulations occurred in 2005. The 2005 review was used to 1) accommodate the
reorganization of the University from the Chancellor model to the Provost Model, and 2) to
address statutory changes in the relationship between the University of Kentucky and Lexington
Community College. Since 2005, only some governing regulations had received revision on
specific topics. The current set of proposed revisions to the governing regulations is necessary to
ensure compliance with SACs accreditation standards, as the next audit is set to begin in
September of this year. Dr. Gannon noted that the Draft Agenda book contains behind PR6, a
complete set of the revisions that are being made. Those General Regulations being revised in
PR 6 are GR 1, 3, 4, 7, 8, 9, 12, and 13, and generally these revisions are general updates and
The current PR 6 proposed today has differences in two places, from the original
proposed changes in PR 4. Dr. Gannon stated that they were as follows: 1) GR1, section C and
D on page 4, two values which were removed from PR4 are now retained. These are “personal
and institutional responsibility and accountability” and “a sense of community.” These values
were eliminated in the 2009-2014 Strategic Plan, which was approved by the Board of Trustees.
As such, during preparation for SACs reaccreditation, it was presumed that these GR’s would be
adjusted to reflect the Strategic Plan. However, questions were raised about the vetting process
used during the Strategic Development process to approve and revise core values. Dr. Gannon
explained that since the February 21st meeting, there has been an incredible amount of work on
this issue and all the appropriate campus constituencies have reviewed and approved the core
values that are PR 6. This final set of values was supported by the University Senate, Staff
Senate, SGA, Provost, and the President. With the approval of these GR’s, the 2009-2014
Strategic Plan will be necessarily changed to reflect these changes.
Dr. Gannon went on to explain that the second change was in GR 4, item 2 on page 3.
This had been revised in such a way that it more clearly defines and explains the approval
process used to establish and close a degree granting program. Dr. Gannon also added that there
was an amendment made on the floor earlier in the day, in section D of GR1, to change the date.
Under Ethical Principles and Code of Conduct, it should read that these ethical principles were
adopted “January 27, 2004 and modified on March 27, 2012.”
Dr. Gannon, on behalf of the Academic Affairs Committee, expressed his appreciation
and respect for the diligence and professionalism shown throughout this process. He commented
on the unbelievable amount of work by the many different constituency groups. Dr. Gannon
moved the acceptance of PR 6. Mr. Farish, seconded the motion, as amended.
Ms. Brothers asked a question regarding GR 4 on behalf of faculty member Davy Jones,
regarding a possible footnote. Mr. Miles responded that the footnote pertained to another GR.
Ms. Young commended Dr. Gannon on the professional and collegial handling of this
Governing Regulations matter.
Dr. Brockman asked for the vote on PR 6 and it passed without dissent. (See PR 6 on the
Board of Trustees website, www.uky.edu/Trustees, under agenda.)

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Approval of Patent License Agreement (PR 7)

President Capilouto explained that PR 7 was the recommendation that the Board of
Trustees approve the purchase of sensor products from Signal Solutions, LLC by the University
per a subcontract for upgrading a health science center’s sleep-wake system and for purchases of
the Signal Solution’s products for research at the University in the sleep-wake area through June
30, 2015. He noted the extensive background provided to the Board.
Dr. Brockman asked for a motion of approval for PR 7. Mr. Shoop moved approval. Mr.
Britton seconded and it passed without dissent. (See PR 7 on the Board of Trustees
website, www.uky.edu/Trustees, under agenda.)


Candidate for Degree (AACR 1)

Dr. Gannon, chair of the Academic Affairs Committee, thanked Dr. Heidi Anderson for
her presentation to the Committee on the processes for establishing tenure for faculty members.
Dr. Gannon continued that the first item of business was AACR 1, Candidate for Degree.
The recommendation was that the president be authorized to confer upon the individual whose
name is listed the behind AACR1, the attached degree which she is entitled, upon certification by
the university registrar and she has satisfactorily completed all requirements for the degree for
which application has been made and as approved by the elected faculty of the University Senate
and the Academic Affairs Committee of the Board of Trustees.
On behalf of the Academic Affairs Committee, Dr. Gannon moved for approval of
AACR 1 and it passed without dissent. (See AACR 1 on the Board of Trustees
website, www.uky.edu/Trustees, under agenda.)

Change in Degree – College of Agriculture (AACR 2)

AACR 2 was related to a change in degree in the College of Agriculture. It is the
recommendation that the Board of Trustees approve a change in the name of the Bachelor of
Science in Community Communications and Leadership Development with a major in
Community Communications and Leadership Development, to Bachelor of Science in
Community and Leadership Development with a major in Community and Leadership
Development. Dr. Gannon continued that the background for this change consolidates the
previous separate majors of Public Service and Leadership and Agricultural Communications.
The new curriculum allows students to take advantage of all areas of faculty expertise in
Community Communications, Leadership, Community and Community Development, and Nonformal Education and consolidates core courses into one set of requirements instead of two.
On behalf of the Academic Affairs Committee, Dr. Gannon asked for approval of AACR
2 and it passed without dissent. (See AACR 2 on the Board of Trustees
website, www.uky.edu/Trustees, under agenda.)

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Establishment of the Institute of Sustainable Manufacturing (AACR 3)

AACR 3 is the recommendation that the Board of Trustees approve the establishment of
the Institute for Sustainable Manufacturing in the College of Engineering, effective April 1,
2012. Dr. Eric Grulke, Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Studies in the College of
Engineering, explained that this institute is being established to take advantage of the new
opportunities and needs in the manufacturing, specifically the advanced manufacturing areas. It
will do so by employing new research approaches in the manufacturing scheme, link into our
educational programs and will also conduct outreach. It is seen as a way to help the state and the
nation move to the next generation of manufacturing systems.
On behalf of the Academic Affairs Committee, Dr. Gannon asked for approval of AACR
3 and it passed without dissent. (See AACR 3 on the Board of Trustees
website, www.uky.edu/Trustees, under agenda.)

Audit Subcomittee Report

Mr. Stuckert reported that the Audit Subcommittee of the Finance committee met this
morning and the first item for discussion was a report from BKD by Ms. Mary McKinley, the
partner in charge. A number of different items were reviewed, including risk areas and what they
will do to investigate certain areas.
He continued that Joe Reed (Internal Audit) presented and the committee approved the
fiscal year 2012 work plan, which is already in progress. The Committee was given a fiscal