LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - A committee has recommended that the
University of Kentucky board of trustees form a new committee to
oversee athletics at the school and that the UK Athletics
Association board of directors consider doing away with itself.
The university said in a statement Thursday that the new
committee would be similar to other board of trustees committees
that oversee various operations, including the UK Chandler
The recommendation came from a specially formed committee of
trustees that Chairman Britt Brockman formed shortly after former
university President Lee T. Todd gave Athletics Director Mitch
Barnhart a contract extension and raise without consulting the
board of trustees or the Athletics Association board, the Lexington
Brockman told the newspaper that Barnhart's contract extension
had nothing to do with the pending changes.
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