Minutes of the Meeting of the Board of Trustees
University of Kentucky
Tuesday, January 29, 2013
The Board of Trustees of the University of Kentucky met at 1:00 p.m. EST on Tuesday,
January 29, 2013 in the Board Room on the 18th Floor of Patterson Office Tower.
Dr. E. Britt Brockman, chair of the Board of Trustees, called the meeting to order at 1:00
p.m. Chair Brockman asked Trustee Sheila Brothers, secretary of the Board, to call the roll.
The following members of the Board of Trustees were present at the meeting: C.B.
Akins, Sr., Stephen Bilas, William C. Britton, E. Britt Brockman, Sheila Brothers, Mark Bryant,
Jo Hern Curris, William S. Farish Jr., Oliver Keith Gannon, Carol Martin Bill Gatton, Kelly
Sullivan Holland, Billy Joe Miles, Terry Mobley, Charles Sachatello, C. Frank Shoop, James W.
Stuckert, Irina Voro, John Wilson, and Barbara Young. Secretary Brothers announced that a
quorum was present.
The University administration was represented by President Eli Capilouto, Interim
Provost Tim Tracy, Executive Vice President for Finance and Administration Eric Monday,
Executive Vice President for Health Affairs Michael Karpf, and General Counsel William Thro.
The University faculty was represented by Chair of the University Senate Council Lee
Blonder, and the University staff was represented by Chair of the Staff Senate Mike Adams.
Guests and members of the news media were also in attendance.
Chair Brockman called attention to the three consent items on the agenda. The items
included the minutes for the Board of Trustees meeting on December 11, 2012, PR 2 which deals
with personnel actions, and FCR 1, the transfer of a university professorship and nursing
Trustee Farish moved approval of the consent items. Trustee Brothers seconded the
motion and the floor was opened for discussion. Trustee Stuckert noted in PR 2 that Trustee
Voro had applied for a sabbatical leave at full salary from July 1, 2013 to December 31, 2013.
He asked if this leave would have any impact relative to her Board of Trustee duties. Trustee
Voro stated that if her sabbatical leave was approved, she would not have any teaching duties.
She stated that as far as her Board duties were concerned, she might miss one meeting, but would
try her best to do the job she is required to do.