Minutes of the Meeting of the Board of Trustees of the
University of Kentucky, Tuesday, April 6, 1982.
The Board of Trustees of the University of Kentucky met in
regular statutory session at 2 p.m. (Eastern Standard Time) on
Tuesday, April 6, 1982 in the Board Room on the 18th floor of the
Patterson Office Tower on the Lexington campus.
A. Meeting Opened and Oath of Office Administered
Mr. William B. Sturgill, Chairman, called the meeting to
order at 2:07 p.m. and the invocation was pronounced by Mrs.
Sally Hermansdorfer. Mr. Sturgill welcomed the new members of the
Board of Trustees and requested Mr. John C. Darsie, General
Counsel, to administer the oath of office to the following:
Mr. Frank Ramsey Jr., alumni representative,
reappointed by Governor John Y. Brown, Jr. for a term
expiring December 31, 1987.
Mr. Brereton C. Jones, appointed by Governor Brown to
replace Mr. Homer Wendell Ramsey, for a term expiring
December 31, 1987.
Mr. Robert Larry Jones, appointed by Governor Brown to
replace Mr. W. B. Terry, for a term expiring December 31,
B. Roll Call
The following members of the Board of Trustees answered the
call of the roll: Mr. William B. Sturgill, Chairman, Mr. William
R. Black, Governor Edward T. Breathitt, Mr. Britt Brockman,
Governor Albert Benjamin Chandler, Mrs. Betty Pace Clark, Mr.
Albert G. Clay, Professor Opal Skaggs Conley, Mr. Tracy Farmer,
Mr. Ronald G. Geary, Mrs. Edythe Jones Hayes, Mrs. Sally
Hermansdorfer, Mr. Brereton C. Jones, Mr. R. Larry Jones, Mr.
Thomas B. Kessinger, Mr. W. Terry McBrayer, Mr. Robert T.
McCowan, Mr. A. Stevens Miles, Mr. Frank Ramsey, Professor
William F. Wagner, and Professor Constance P. Wilson. The
University administration was represented by President Otis A.
Singletary; Vice Presidents Jack C. Blanton, Peter P. Bosomworth,
Donald B. Clapp, Raymond R. Hornback, John T. Smith, Charles T.
Wethington, and Robert G. Zumwinkle; Dr. Wimberly C. Royster,
Dean of the Graduate School and Coordinator of Research; Dr. D.
Kay Clawson, Dean of the College of Medicine; and Mr. John C.
Darsie, General Counsel. Members of the various news media were
also in attendance. The Secretary, Mrs. Clark, reported all
members of the Board of Trustees present and the Chairman
declared the meeting officially open for the conduct of business
at 2:10 p.m.