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Part of Minutes of the University of Kentucky Board of Trustees

- 4 - 11. HOSPITAL OPENS 28 ADDITIONAL BEDS University Hospital recently activated 28 additional beds, bringing the total now in service to 258, The newly opened beds, on the hospital's fifth floor, include 14 for medical cases and an equal number for such surgical sub-specialties as orthopedics, neurosurgery and urology. It is expected that the hospital's maximum capacity of 485 beds will be reached within the next 18 months. 12. PRESS PUBLISHES WORK OF MINNESOTA HISTORIAN The University Press last month published a book by a University of Minnesota historian, Prof. Robert F. Berkhofer, Jr. Titled "Salvation and the Savage," the volume describes the pre-Civil War attempt of Pro- testant missionaries to Christianize the American Indian. 13. MURRAY PRESIDENT HONORED BY UK GROUP Dr. Ralph Woods, president of Murray State College, was honored on March 23 by the University chapter of the agriculture honorary, Gamma Sigma Delta. He was designated by the chapter as the year's outstanding alumnus of the College of Agriculture. At the same ceremony, members of the honorary society also presented their agricultural service award for 1965 to Mr. J. K. Smith of Louisville, general manager of the State Association of Rural Electric Cooperatives. Receiving the chapter's outstanding student awards were Kenneth Ward, Clinton, sophomore; Milton Kirkwood, Snyder, junior, and Michael 11. Chaplin, Lexington, senior. 14. BOTANY PROFESSOR RECEIVES RESEARCH GRANT Dr. Herbert P. Riley, chairman of the Department of Botany, has been named recipient of a $23,400 grant by the National Science Foundation. It will finance a two-year investigation of plant genetics and cytology. The research, Dr. Riley reports, will include a continuation of his study of chromosomes in some genera of the lily family, and a study of sterility in Haworthia and Gasteria, members of the lily family.