Gov. Steve Beshear on Wednesday announced that he has appointed new members to Kentucky college and university boards, including Versailles horse breeder Bill Farish to the University of Kentucky board and former Louisville Courier-Journal editor David Hawpe to the Morehead board.
Five trustees are leaving the UK board and attended their final meeting Tuesday. In addition to Farish, Beshear appointed Oliver Keith Gannon of Mount Sterling, a self-employed businessman, and Terry Mobley of Lexington, a retiring UK vice president who will be representing alumni.
Two other board members are elected by faculty and staff members.
Other appointments announced Wednesday are:
University of Louisville trustees: Augusta Brown Holland, Louisville, developer; Robert Walton Rounsavall III, Prospect, business executive; Marie Abrams, Prospect (reappointment), representing alumni.
Eastern Kentucky University regents: Ernest Matt House, London, health care executive; David Tandy, Louisville, attorney.
Kentucky State University regents: David Guarnieri, Frankfort, attorney; Charles Whitehead, Villa Hills, retired (reappointment).
Morehead State University regents: Hawpe; Patrick Price, Flemingsburg, attorney.
Murray State University regents: Jerry Sue Thornton, Moreland Hills, president, Cuyahoga Community College; Harry Lee Waterfield II, Frankfort, life insurance executive; Susan Shaffer Guess, Paducah, bank marketing director.
Northern Kentucky University regents: Elizabeth Lee Thompson, Nicholasville, attorney; Nathaniel Smith, Fort Mitchell, partner, SSK Communities.
Western Kentucky University regents: Melissa Dennison, Glasgow, pediatrician; Laurence Zielke, Louisville, attorney.
Kentucky Authority for Educational Television: Angela Dixon Cain, Walton, homemaker; Laura Brewer Ladd, Lexington, interior designer.
Kentucky Community and Technical College System regents: Carl Ronald James, Paducah, river industry executive.
Higher Education Assistance Authority directors: Lawrence Jones II, Prospect; Becky Ruth Lamb, Prospect, director of Humana National Network Operations; Lisa Ann Payne, Prospect, economic development leader, E.ON US; Carla Blanton, Lexington public relations consultant.
Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education: Dennis Jackson, Paducah, school administrator; Marcia Milby Ridings, London, attorney (reappointment).