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Image 6 of Basketball, 1959

Part of University of Kentucky Basketball Media Guides (Men)

ATHLETICS AT KENTUCKY Kentucky's athletic program, a well-balanced and ambitious activity featuring inter-collegiate competition in nine different sports, is organized under the Department of Athletics and a corporation known as the University of Kentucky Athletics Association. The program is conducted without overemphasis or sacrifice of educational objectives and in strict compliance with the rules of the University, the Southeastern Conference and the National Collegiate Athletic Association. A Board of Directors, headed by UK President Frank Dickey, maintains overall policy supervision of the athletic program. Dr. Leo Chamberlain, vice-president of the University, has general supervision over the Department and serves as vice-chairman of the Board. Dr. A. D. Kirwan, one-time Wildcat coach and UK's faculty representative to the Southeastern Conference, serves the directors as secretary and Dr. Frank Peterson, UK vice-president for business administration, acts as treasurer in an ex-officio capacity. Supervising the steady growth and balanced development of one of the nation's top athletic programs is Bernie A. Shively, a former Illinois grid All-American and a veteran of over 20 years in the post of Director of Athletics. The Association's Board of Directors is composed of the following: Dr. Frank G. Dickey, Chairman Dr. A. D. Kirwan, Secretary Dr. Ralph Angelucci James B. Allen Dr. A. E. Biggie Dr. Aubrey J. Brown Dr. Thomas Clark Dr. Lyman Ginger Dr. Leo M. Chamberlain, Vice Chairman Robert Hobson Prof. John Kuiper Paul Oberst Peter Perlman (Student) H. D. Palmore Dr. D. V. Terrell Prof. William A. Tolman

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