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Part of Minutes of the University of Kentucky Board of Trustees

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Honorary Degree Recipients Page three AMRY VANDENBOSCH Amry Vandenbosch, Professor of Political Science and Diplomacy, has had a long and distinguished career as a teacher and a productive scholar. He was educated at Calvin College and the University of Chicago. During the First World War he served as a member of the 328th Machine Gun Battery. Professor Vandenbosch's professional career has extended well beyond the University of Kentucky. He has served on the in- structional staffs of Iowa State College, Northwestern University, Columbia University, the University of Chicago, and the University of Leiden, the Netherlands. He has been President of the Mid-West Conference of Political Scientists, the Southern Political Science Association, and a member of the Executive Council of the American Political Science Association. In 1945 he was a member of the United Nations.Conference at San Francisco and assisted in the drafting of the Charter of the United Nations. At the University of Kentucky Dr. Vandenbosch has been Professor of Political Science, of Diplomacy, Head of the Department of Political Science, and organizer and Director of the William A. Patterson School of Diplomacy and International Commerce. He is the author of eleven books and more than a hundred scholarly articles in professional journals. In 1948 the Board of Trustees named him Distinguished Professor. His worth to the Commonwealth lies especially in his inspiring work in the classroom as a professor. Dr. Vandenbosch will retire this year. WILLIAM DORNEY VALLEAU William Dorney Valleau, Professor Emeritus of the University of Kentucky, was edu- cated at the University of Minnesota and is a scientist of a very high distinction in the field of plant genetics and cytology. He joined the University of Kentucky faculty in 1919 when he became active in plant pathology and tobacco breeding. He became a pioneer with marked accomplishments in the field of tobacco mosaic virus, proving that man himself is a distributor of the virus from plant to plant. Dr. Valleau pio- neered further in the identification and characterization of other virus diseases of tobacco such as etch, ringspot, and streak, His research in other plant diseases (bacterial, fungal, and nematode) has extended well beyond those involving tobacco. He has made major contributions in the field of tobacco breeding and is one of the major figures responsible for the salvation of the tobacco crop for the South, As a member of the faculty Professor Valleau has exhibited high ideals, courage, and untiring devotion to his work. Serving on committees of all sorts he proved him- self a thoroughly responsible servant of the University and the public. In 1947 he was honored by the Progressive Farmer with the Southern Agriculturalist Man of the Year Award. In 1948 the Board of Trustees named him Distinguished Professor. ::