D. President's Report to the Trustees

       President Singletary indicated that inasmuch as the members of the
Board had had an opportunity to read his monthly report prior to the meeting,
he would not discuss it in the interest of saving time. He then recommended
that the report be accepted. Mr. Clay received the report and ordered it

       E. Recommendations of the President (PR 2)

       Noting that the appointments and other staff changes in PR 2, Recom-
mendations of the President, were routine in nature, President Singletary
recommended its approval.

       There being no questions, on motion by Mr. Black, seconded by Judge
Sutherland and passed, PR 2 was approved as a whole and ordered made an
official part of the Minutes of the meeting. (See PR 2 at the end of the Minutes.)

       F. Approval of Degree Candidates (PR 4)

       President Singletary called attention to the list of candidates who had
completed requirements for their degrees in August, and recommended that he
be authorized to confer upon each individual whose name appears on the list,
the degree to which he is entitled.

      Without discussion, on motion by Professor Sears, seconded by Mr.
Palmer and passed, the President was authorized to confer the appropriate
degree upon each person whose name appears on the list presented as a part
of PR 4. (See PR 4 at the end of the Minutes..)

      G. Master of Public Administration and Master of Planning
Approved (PR 5)

      Stating that the two new graduate degree programs recommended in
PR S - The Master of Public Administration and the Master of Planning - had
gone through the required University procedures, President Singletary recom-
mended approval by the Board so that they might be submitted to the Council on
Public Higher Education for consideration by that body.

      At President Singletary's request Dr. Wimberly C. Royster, Dean of
the Graduate School, explained that the need for these two new programs had
been established and that provision had been made in the Biennial Budget
Request to fund them.