Minutes of the Meeting of the Board of Trustees of the University of Kentucky, Tuesday, April 25, 2006.
The Board of Trustees of the University of Kentucky met at 1:00 p.m. (Lexington time) on Tuesday, April 25, 2006, in the Board Room on the 18th Floor of Patterson Office Tower.
A. Meeting Opened
Mr. James Hardymon, chair, called the meeting to order at 1:07 p.m. and asked Ms. Pam May, secretary of the Board, to call the roll.
B. Roll Call
The following members of the Board of Trustees answered the call of the roll: Mira Ball, Stephen Branscum, Penelope Brown, Dermontti Dawson, Jeff Dembo, Rebecca A. Ellingsworth, Ann Haney, James Hardymon (Chair), Pamela May, Billy Joe Miles, Roy Moore, Steven Reed, Myra Leigh Tobin, JoEtta Wickliffe, Billy Wilcoxson, Russ Williams, and Barbara Young. Absent from the meeting were Marianne Smith Edge, Phillip Patton, and Frank Shoop. The university administration was represented by President Lee T. Todd, Jr., Interim Provost Scott Smith, Executive Vice President for Finance and Administration Frank Butler, and General Counsel Barbara W. Jones.
Mr. Hardymon explained that two of the Board members absent were out of town, and one member was attending a funeral. He noted that they had given their input.
Members of the various news media were also in attendance.
A quorum was present, and the meeting officially opened for the conduct of business at 1:08 p.m.
C. Consent Items
Mr. Hardymon called attention to the consent items on the agenda: Minutes of the March 7, 2006 meeting, PR 2 - Personnel Actions, AACRs 1 and 2 - Candidates for Degrees for the University System and the Bluegrass Community and Technical College, and FCRs 1 through 11, which involve some very fine gifts and pledges. He asked for a motion for approval of the consent items. Ms. Haney moved approval. Mr. Reed seconded the motion, and it carried without dissent. The following are consent items:
Minutes - March 7, 2006
PR 2 Personnel Actions (Consent)
AACR 1 Candidates for Degrees University System (Consent)
AACR 2 Candidates for Degrees - Bluegrass Community and Technical
College (Consent) FCR 1 Bell Alcohol and Addictions Chair Gifts and Pledge (Consent)