Minutes of the Meeting of the Board of Trustees of the University of Kentucky,
Tuesday, March 2, 2004.
The Board of Trustees of the University of Kentucky met at 1:00 p.m. (Lexington
time) on Tuesday, March 2, 2004 in the Board Room on the 18th Floor of Patterson
A. Meeting Opened
Mr. Steven S. Reed, Chair, called the meeting to order at 1:10 p.m., and Ms.
Marian Sims gave the invocation.
B. Roll Call
The following members of the Board of Trustees answered the call of the roll:
James F. Hardymon, Marianne Smith Edge, Davy Jones, Michael Kennedy, Pamela R.
May, Robert P. Meriwether, Billy Joe Miles, Phillip Patton, Elissa Plattner, Steven S.
Reed (Chair), Frank Shoop, Marian Moore Sims, Alice Stevens Sparks, Myra Leigh
Tobin, Rachel Watts, JoEtta Y. Wickliffe, Billy B. Wilcoxson, Russ Williams, Elaine A.
Wilson, and Barbara S. Young. The University administration was represented by
President Lee T. Todd, Jr., Provost Michael Nietzel, Executive Vice President for
Finance and Administration Dick Siemer, Executive Vice President for Health Affairs
Michael Karpf, Executive Vice President for Research Wendy Baldwin, and Acting
General Counsel Barbara Jones.
Members of the various news media were also in attendance. A quorum being
present, the Chair declared the meeting officially open for the conduct of business at 1:14
C. Consent Agenda
Mr. Reed called attention to the Minutes and other items on the consent agenda.
He asked for any questions about the items and called for a motion of approval of the
consent agenda. Ms. Sparks moved approval. Her motion, seconded by Ms. Smith Edge,
carried without dissent. The items on the consent agenda follow:
Minutes - February 10, 2004
PR 2 Personnel Actions
FCR 5 Gift and Pledges to Helen Edwards Abell Endowed Research Fund in
Historic Preservation and Changing Name of Fund
FCR 6 Kentucky Medical Services Foundation Gift and Pledge (1)
FCR 7 Kentucky Medical Services Foundation Gift and Pledge (2)
FCR 8 Arthur E. Walker, Jr. Gift and Pledge
(See PR 2, FCR 5, 6, 7,and 8 at the end of the Minutes.)