September 28, 1973


Catamount Room, A. K. Hinds University Center           September 28, 1973

The Board of Trustees of Western Carolina University met on September 28, 1973, at 1:30 p.m. in Hinds University Center. Members present were:

Mr. James H. Glenn, Chairman
Mr. Jack Hennessee, Vice-Chairman
Mr. Jack Abbott
Mr. Orville Coward
Mr. Robert Edwards
Mr. Hugh Gentry
Mr. John Gloyne
Mr. Hazen Ledford
Mr. Harold Rogers

Others present were:

Acting Chancellor Wm. Hugh McEniry
Dr. Arnold K. King
Judge Lacy H. Thornburg
Vice-Chancellor Frank H.. Brown
Vice-Chancellor Doyle Dillard
Dr. S. Aaron Hyatt
Mr. A. Douglas Reed
Mrs. Ruth Shuler
Mr. William E. Scott
Dr. Glenn W. Stillion
Vice-chancellor J. Stuart Wilson

Mr. Thomas Mallonee and Mr. Clyde Norton were absent because of prior business engagements, Mrs. Helen Owen was in Denver where her husband was being inducted into the Academy of Family Practice, and Mr. Richard Wynne was ill. Mr. Gentry moved that these absences be excused, Mr. Abbott seconded, and the motion was passed.

Judge Thornburg administered the oath of office to Mr. Gentry and Mr. Rogers.

Draft minutes of the August 22 meeting of the Board had been mailed to all members. Mr. Ledford moved that the minutes be approved as written, Gentry seconded, and the motion was passed.

Dr. McEniry requested that Dr. Wilson, Vice-Chancellor for Academic Affairs, begin the orientation session. Dr. remarks concerned the academic programs, faculty, and recruitment efforts of the University.

Mr. Brown, Vice-chancellor for Administration, gave a brief history of the University's development in the past 25 years. He presented to each Trustee a copy of "The History of Western Carolina College." He then outlined the status of the capital projects underway.

Mr. Dillard, Vice-chancellor for Business Affairs, commented on some of the problem areas of the business affairs division. He stated that final fall registration figures were not yet availiabale.

Dr. Stillion, Vice-chancellor for Student Development, summarized some of his plans for student development division for the coming

At this time, the Board went into Executive Session Open Meeting Act. Vice-Chancellors Wilson and Dillard were requested to remain.

With no further business, the meeting was adjourned.

Respectfully submitted,

Jack E. Abbott, Chairman

Arnold Hyde, Secretary







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