MINUTES OF THE MEETING OF THE BOARD OF REGENTS
MURRAY STATE UNIVERSITY
April 28, 1979
The Board of Regents of Murray State University met April 28, 1979 at 12:00 noon,
CST, in the Board Suite of Rainey T. Wells Hall on the campus of the University. The
following members were present: Miss Martha Boles, Mr. J. W. Carneal, Mr. M. Ronald
Christopher, Mr. Bob T. Long, Dr. S. M. Matarazzo, Mr. Jere McCuiston, Dr. Ed Settle,
_ Mr. O. B. Springer, and Dr. Charles E. Howard, Chairman, presiding.
I Absent was Mr. A. B. Mitchell.
Also present at this time were Dr. Constantine W. Curris, President, Mrs. Patsy
R. Dyer, Secretary of the Board, Dr. Marshall Gordon, Vice—President for University
Services, and Mr. Mack Bushart, new1y—e1ected President of the Student Government
Miss Boles moved that the Board go into executive session for the purpose of
discussing property acquisition and individual personnel matters. Mr. Springer
seconded and the motion carried.
The executive session began immediately.
The executive session ended at 3:30 p.m. and the public session convened at 3:MO p.m.
In addition to the above, present for this portion of the meeting were: Vice-
Presidents Richard Butwell, Frank Julian, and Treasurer of the Board Richard Gray;
Jim Hall, Executive Assistant to the President; Don Chamberlain, Director of AIDP,
Dean and Chairmen of the College of Business and Public Affiars, and members of the
Chairman Howard called the meeting to order and Dr. Matarazzo led in prayer.
Chairman Howard welcomed back Mr. Springer. Mr. Springer thanked the Board for
the flowers received during his illness and stated that had he been present on March
10, 1979 when the Board offered President Curris a four-year contract, the vote would
have been 9 yes and no opposition.
Mr. Carneal stated that had he been present on March 10, 1979, the vote would
have been 10 yes and no opposition to offering a four-year contract to Dr. Curris.
Dr. Curris expressed his appreciation for the unanimous vote.
Minutes of the Meeting of the Board of Regents held on March l0, 1979, Approved
Chairman Howard called for additions or corrections to the Minutes of March l0,
1979. There being none, the Minutes of the Meeting of the Board of Regents held on
March 10, 1979 stand approved as received.
President Curris presented the following agenda for the meeting:
Meeting of the Board of Regents
Murray State University
I · April 28, 1979
` l. Minutes of the Meeting of the Board of Regents held on March 10, 1979
2. President's Report
3. Old Business -- Policy on Complimentary Athletic Tickets (Dr. Howard)
M. Faculty Personnel/Payroll Items