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Part of Minutes of the University of Kentucky Board of Trustees

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- 2 - E. President's Report to the Trustees (PR 1) President Wethington reviewed the following items in his report: 1. The College of Business and Economics has received recognition in Business Week magazine for being one of the best buys in the up and coming graduate level business education programs in the nation. 2. The University welcomed 243 new UK Fellows at its annual Fellows Dinner November 6. 3. Marcus T. McEllistrem, Professor of Physics and Astronomy, has received the Distinguished College/University Scientist Award from the Kentucky Academy of Science. 4. A Bert T. Combs Scholars program has been established in the College of Law. The $1 million endowment program was announced publicly on December 3. More than $625,000 in donations and pledges have already been contributed or pledged. 5. Dr. Boyd Haley, Researcher and Professor of Medicinal Chemistry in the College of Pharmacy, recently presented his findings of a technique that may lead to a test to detect Alzheimer's disease in living patients. His findings were presented at the 1992 annual meeting of the Society for Neuroscience, and he is getting good recognition across the nation for the outcome of this research. Dr. Haley's work has also been accepted for publication in the "Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences." 6. The extensive papers of noted historian Thomas D. Clark have been donated to the UK Library. President Wethington asked the members of the Board to review the other items in the report at their leisure. Governor Breathitt expressed appreciation to Mr. Sturgill, Mrs. Weinberg and others who participated in the announcement of the Bert T. Combs Scholars program. F. Student Activities Presentation President Wethington asked Mr. November, President of Student Government Association, and Lea Ann Davenport, Vice President of Student Government Association, to brief the Board on student life at the University. Mr. November thanked President Wethington and Governor Breathitt for giving them the opportunity to address the Board on student issues. He said that there are a number of students who work extremely hard for the betterment of the University and it means a great deal that their efforts are recognized.

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