WHEREAS, because of her skilled support to Vice President Albert A. Gore, Jr. during his visit to the
University of Kentucky in 1996, she received a commendation from the White House
Communications Agency; and
WHEREAS, l\/Irs. Way has voluntarily served the Lexington community and Bluegrass Region as a
past Chairperson of the Lexington’s Annual American Heart Walk and UK’s liaison for the United
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the University Of Kentucky Board Of Trustees
does hereby adopt this resolution on February 21, 2012 and express, on behalf of the University
community, our individual and collective gratitude to l\/Irs. Peggy Way for her exemplary service to
the University of Kentucky, the city of Lexington, and the Bluegrass Region.
On behalf ofthe Board of Trustees, Ms. Brothers also presented a Wildcat Alumni Plaza
paver noting that its dedication and unveiling would occur on April 20th. There was a long round of
appreciative applause and a standing ovation for Ms. Way.
Ms. Way stated that it had been an honor and a privilege to work with everyone. She will
cherish the memories of her work at the University and wished the Board well as they make the
important decisions for the future ofthe University.
E. President’s Report (PR lg
Before beginning PR 1, President Capilouto wanted to join everyone in saying hello and
saying goodbye. He welcomed Dr. Wilson and commented that though he has now heard the Oath of
Office on several occasions, he has never heard "dueling” mentioned so many times in just a few
sentences. He extended his thanks to Ms. Way and credited her for him being a quick study. She had
taught him quickly and well so that she could then leave the university. He thanked her for
everything she had done.
President Capilouto was pleased to again spotlight some ofthe tremendous work by the
faculty and students and wanted to draw everyone’s attention to the lists in PR l. He noted the
range of terrific staff members to alums that have been singled out for well deserved recognition.
He stated that he would like to introduce a few people today that are remarkable assets to this
President Capilouto recognized Mr. Vince Kellen, the Chief Inforrnation Officer at the
University. Mr. Kellen has been selected as a Dell Transforrnational CIO. He was one of four
CIOs selected globally to receive this honor by the leading computer manufacturer. Mr. Kellen
was recognized at Dell’s Field Readiness Seminar in Las Vegas on February 9th, where he met
with senior Dell executives and other IT professionals to discuss emerging trends and challenges
facing the world of higher education.
President Capilouto commented that technology is an increasingly critical part of virtually
everything we do at the University. Most critically, is the important part technology plays in
learning and classroom instruction. He acknowledged that Mr. Kellen has been one ofthe true
leaders in the University’s efforts in this regard. President Capilouto thanked him for his great