Minutes of the Special Called Meeting of the Board of Trustees of the
University of Kentucky on Tuesday, May 27, 1969

       On call by Governor Nunn, the Board of Trustees met in special session
in the Board Room of the Administration Building at 2:00 p. m., Eastern Daylight
Time, on Tuesday, May 27, 1969 with the following members present: Governor
Louie B. Nunn, Mr. William R. Black, Mrs. Rexford S. Blazer, former Gover-
nor A. B. Chandler, Mr. Albert G. Clay, Mr. Richard E. Cooper, Dr. Harry
Denham, Mr. George W. Griffin-.Mr. Robert H. Hillenmeyer, Mr. J. Robert
Miller. Mr. B. Hudson Milner, Dr. N. N. Nicholas, Mr. James H. Pence, Mr.
Floyd H. Wright, non-voting faculty member, Professor Paul Oberat, and non-
voting student member, Mr. Tim Futrell. Absent were Mr. Wendell P. Butler
and non-voting faculty member, Dr. Robert W. Rudd. Dr. A. D. Kirwan, Acting
President, Vice Presidents A. D. Albright, William R. Willard, Robert F. Kerley
andStuart Forth, and Assistant Vice President Alvin L. Morris were inattendance
as were representatives of the various news media.

       A. Meeting Opened

       Following the invocation pronounced by Mr. William R. Black, the
Secretary reported a quorum present, and Governor Nunn declared the meeting
officially open for the conduct of business at 2:00 o'clock.

       B. Purpose of Meeting

       Governor Nunn explained that the purpose of the meeting was to receive
a report from the Presidential Search Committee. Inasmuch as the meeting was
called without giving ten days' written notice as required under KRS 164. 170, he
called for a motion to waive such notice. Mr. Wright then moved that the Board
of Trustees of the University of Kentucky do hereby accept notice for the special
meeting called for Tuesday, May 27, 1969 at 2:00 p. m. and do hereby waive the
requirement for ten days' prior notice as required for special meetings. Gover-
nor Chanidler seconded the motion and all present voted aye. Governor Nunn
suggested that in order to have signed waivers on file each member of the Board
affix his signature to a copy of the resolution. This was done and is in the files
of the May 27 special meeting of the Board of Trustees.

      C. Report of Presidential Search Committee

      Mr. George Griffin, Chairman of the Presidential Search Committee,
read the following report from the committee:

      Last November the Screening Committee recommended Dr. Otis
      Singletary, Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs for the University