Minutes of the Meeting of the Executive Committee of the Board of
Trustees, University of Kentucky; Tuesday, June 17, 1969

       The Executive Committee of the Board of Trustees met on call of the
Chairman on Tuesday: June 17. 1969, in the Board Room of the Administration
Building on the University campus at 1:30 p m. , Eastern Daylight Time, with
the following members present. Mr. Albert Clay, Chairman, Mr. Richard
Cooper, and Dr. Harry Denham. Absent were Mrs. Rexford Blazer and Mr.
Robert Hillenmeyer. Professor Paul Obe-rst, non-voting faculty member of the
Board, also-attended. In addition to the Board members, Dr. A. D. Kirwan,
President, and Vice Presidents A. D. Albright, Robert F. Kerley, Lewis W.
Cochran, Glenwood L. Creech and G. J. Ruschell were present as were repre-
sentatives of the various news media.

       A. Pre-Session Dtscuss'-on

       The members of the Board and the Vice Presid:nts were present in the
Board Room at 1:20 p. m. but the representatives of the news media had not
arrived at that time. It was, therefore, decided to have Dr. Kirwan make his
president's report on activities prior to the: offIci.al opening of the meeting which
had been called for 1:30 P. m.

       Dr. Kirwan discusksed the admission applications which have been
received for the fall semester, po:ntlng out that applications from out-of-state
students showed a decrease of 2. 7 percent from 1968 but that applications from
Kentucky students wxis,1hing to enter the freshman class showed an increase of
33. 5 percent. He reported that the Unwversity had just received a grant from the
Department of Health, Education and Welfare in the amount of $54, 500 to assist
in establishing a regional Soclal Welfare Research Institute at the University of
Kentucky. In conclusion, he mentioned that the University had suffered a tragic
loss through an automobile accident In Thailand .which took the life of Professor
Richard-Amick, his wife and twco sons. A third son survived the accident and
will be brought back to the Unsted States by representatives of the University of
Kentucky and the Agency for International Development who are being sent there
to take care of Professor Amicks affairs. Professor Amick was an Associate
Professor of Agricultural Economics on assignment with the University of
Kentucky's team in Thailand.

       B. Meeting Opened

       The hour of 1:30 p. m. having arrived, Mr. Clay called the meeting to
order and gave the invocation. Mr. Co.opkr was naimed Acting Secretar.y and
reported a quorum present. Mr. Cla.v then declared the meeting officially open
for the conduct of business at I 32 p. m.