Minutes of the Meeting of the Board of Trustees of the University of
Kentucky, Tuesday, June 14, 1994.
The Board of Trustees of the University of Kentucky met at 4:00 p.m.
(Lexington time) on Tuesday, June 14, 1994 in the Board Room on the 18th
floor of Patterson Office Tower.
A. Meeting Opened
Governor Edward T. Breathitt, Chairperson, called the meeting to order
at 4:00 p.m., and the invocation was pronounced by Mr. Lance Dowdy.
B. Roll Ca11
The following members of the Board of Trustees answered the call of
the roll: Governor Edward T. Breathitt, (Chairperson), Mrs. Kay Shropshire
Bell, Mr. Paul Chellgren, Mr. Lance Dowdy, Mr. James Hardymon, Mr. Henry
Jackson, Professor Loys Mather, Dr. Robert P. Meriwether, Dr. Elissa
Plattner, Mr. C. Frank Shoop, Mrs. Marian Moore Sims, Professor John
Sistarenik, Jr., Mr. William B. Sturgill, Mr. Daniel C. Ulmer, Jr., Mrs. Lois
C. Weinberg, Mr. Martin Welenken and Mr. Billy B. Wilcoxson. Absent from the
meeting were Mr. Robert Clay, Professor Deborah Powell and Judge Henry R.
WilhoitA, Jr. The University administration was represented by President
Charles T. Wethington, Jr.; Chancellors Peter P. Bosomworth, Ben W. Carr,
Jr., and Robert E. Hemenway; Vice Presidents Joseph T. Burch, Edward A.
Carter, Donald B. Clapp, Delwood Collins and Eugene Williams; Dr. Juanita
Fleming, Special Assistant for Academic Affairs, and Mr. Paul Van Booven,
Associate General Counsel.
Members of the general public and the news media were also in
attendance. A quorum being present, Governor Breathitt declared the meeting
officially open for the conduct of business at 4:03 p.m.
C. Approval of Minutes
Governor Breathitt stated that the Minutes of the May 3, 1994 meeting
had been distributed and entertained a motion of approval. On motion made by
Mr. Shoop, seconded by Mr. Chellgren and carried, the Minutes were approved.
D. President's Report to the Trustees (PR 1)
President Wethington called attention to the following items in PR 1:
1. UK has received "Research University I" status in rankings by
the Carnegie Foundation again, making it one of only 59 public
universities in the nation so designated and the only one in
2. Paducah Community College has received a $4 million gift toward
a facility to house engineering programs with UK. The gift,
from donors who wish to remain anonymous, is one of the largest
private donations ever given to a community college.