Minutes of the Meeting of the Executive Committee of the Board
of Trustees of the University of Kentucky, Tuesday, March 4, 1986.
The Executive Committee of the Board of Trustees of the
University of Kentucky met at 1 p.m. (Eastern Standard Time) on
Tuesday, March 4, 1986 in the Board Room on the 18th floor of the
Patterson Office Tower on the Lexington Campus.
A. Meeting Opened and Roll Called
Mr. Robert T. McCowan, Chairman, called the meeting to order at
1 p.m., and the invocation was pronounced by Mr. William R. Black.
The following members of the Executive Committee of the Board
of Trustees answered the call of the roll: Mr. Robert T. McCowan
(Chairman), Mr. William R. Black, Mr. Albert G. Clay, Mr. Tracy Farmer
and Mr. T. A. Lassetter. Members of the Board of Trustees attending
the meeting were Mr. John S. Cain, Professor Timothy A. Cantrell,
Professor James D. Kemp, Mr. James L. Rose, and Professor Constance P.
Wilson. The University administration was represented by President
Otis A. Singletary; Mr. James 0. King, Vice President for
Administration; Chancellors Peter P. Bosomworth, Art Gallaher, and
Charles T. Wethington; Dr. Raymond R. Hornback, Vice President for
University Relations; Mr. Edward A. Carter, Associate Vice President
for Planning and Budget; Mr. John C. Darsie, General Counsel (Assistant
Secretary of the Board of Trustees); Mr. Henry Clay Owen, Controller
and Treasurer; and Dr. Paul G. Sears, Special Assistant for Academic
Members of the various news media were also in attendance. A
quorum being present, the Chairman declared the meeting officially open
for the conduct of business at 1:04 p.m.
B. Resolution on Death of Mr. Thomas P. Bell
Mr. McCowan read the following Resolution on the death of Mr.
Thomas P. Bell:
The Board of Trustees of the University of Kentucky notes
with great sorrow the death of fellow trustee Thomas P. Bell.
WHEREAS, Mr. Bell was a loyal and devoted alumnus of the
WHEREAS, he had served honorably during wartime in the
armed forces of his country; and
WHEREAS, he was an able, respected practitioner of law;