Minutes of the Meeting of the Executive Committee of the Board of
Trustees of the University of Kentucky, Tuesday, August 8, 1972


       The Executive Committee of the Board of Trustees of the University of
Kentuckv met at 2:00 o'clock, Eastern Daylight Tlime, on Tuesday, August 8, 1972
in Room E on the 18th floor of the Patterson Office Tower on the campus of the
University with the following members answering the call of the roll: Mr. Albert
G. Clay, Chairman, Mr. Thomas P. Bell, Mr. Richard E. Cooper, Mr. Eugene
Goss, and Mr. George Griffin. Mrs. Rexford S. Blazer, Secretarv of the Board
of Trustees and ex officio Secretary of the Executive Committee, was present as
were Mir. James H. Pence and Professor Paul Oberst, members of the Board of
Trustees. The University administration was represented by President Otis A.
Singletary; Vice Presidents Alvin L. Morris, Lewis W. Cochran, Stanley Wall,
Robert G. Zumwinkle. Peter P. Bosomworth and Lawrence E. Forgy; Dr. Donald
B. Clapp, Director of the Budget; and Mir. John C. Darsie, Legal Counsel. The
various news media also had representatives present for the meeting.



       A. Meeting Opened

       Mr. Clay called the meeting to order at 2:00 p. m. Following the invo-
cation pronounced by Mr. Clay, the Secretary reported that all members of the
Executive Committee were present and the meeting was declared officially open
for the conduct of business at 2:04 p. m.



       B. Minutes Approved

       On motion by Mr. Cooper, seconded by Mr. Goss, and passed, the reading
of the Minutes of the June 14, 1972 meeting of the Executive Committee of the
Board of Trustees was dispensed with and the Minutes were approved as published.



       C. President's Report to the Trustees

       President Singletary called particular attention to Item 8 concerning the
tobacco research building which may be built on the University campus; Item 11
relative to the University of Kentucky Research Foundation agreement awards
which have topped $15 million for this calendar year; and concluded by reading a
resolution adopted by the Lexington-Fayette County Merger Commission
expressing thanks and appreciation to the University for assisting the Commission
in its functions during the past fourteen months. The report was accepted by the
Chairman and ordered filed.



      D. Recomnmendations of the President (PR 2)



The items in PR 2 being routine in nature and the Executive Committee