Minutes of the Special Meeting of the Board of Trustees of the University
of Kentucky, Thursday, August 13, 1970
As provided under KRS 164. 170, on call by Governor Nunn the Board of
Trustees met in special session at 2:00 o'clock on Thursday afternoon, August 13,
1970 in Board Rooms D and E on the 18th floor of the Patterson Office Tower with
the following members answering the call of the roll. Governor Louie B. Nunn,
Mr. Jesse M. Alverson, Mr. Thomas P. Bell, Mrs Rexford S. Blazer, Mr.
Richard E. Cooper, Mr. George W. Griffin, Mr. J. Robert Miller, Mr. B. Hudson
Milner, Dr. N. N. Nicholas, Mr. James H. Pence, Mr., Floyd H. Wright, non-
voting faculty members Professors Paul Sears and Robert Rudd, andnon-voting
student member, Mr. Steve Bright. Absent from the meeting were Mr. Albert G.
Clay, former Governor A. B. Chandler, Mr. Wendell P. Butler and Mr. Robert
H. Hillenmeyer. Those attending from the University admmnistration .ncluded
President Otis A. Singletary; Vice Presidents Alvin L. Morris, A, D. Albright,
Glenwood L. Creech, George J. Ruschell, Robert G. Zumwjnkle; and Mr. John C.
Darsie, Legal Counsel. Representatives of the various news media were present.
A. Meeting Opened
Governor Nunn called the meeting to order at 2:03 o'clock, The invocation
was pronounced by Governor Nunn and, following call of the roll, the Secretary
reported a quorum present. The meeting was declared officially open for the
conduct of business at 2:05 p. m.
B. Dr. Willard Named Special Assistant to the Prc_.dent for
Health Affairs and Dr. Peter P. Bosomworth Named V ce President for
the Medical Center (PR 1)
President Singletary recommended that Dr, William R. Willard, Vice
President for the Medical Center, be named Special Assistant to the President for
Health Affairs, effective October 1, 1970, and that Dr. Peter P. Bosomworth be
named Vice President for the Medical Center at the time that Dr. Willard assumes
his new responsibilities. On motion by Dr. Nicholas, seconded, and passed unani-
mously, the President's recommendation was approved.
Governor Nunn appointed the following persons to serve on a committee to
draft a resolution expressing appreciation for Dr. W)llard's past contributions: Dr,
N. N. Nicholas, Mrs. Rexford S. Blazer, and former Governor A. B. Chandler,
(See PR 1 at the end of the Minutes. )
C. Retirement Benefits for Dr. Willard (PR 2}
Dr. Singletary explained that in order for Dr. Willard to continue to re-
ceive the same retirement benefits as Special Assistant to the President for Health