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Part of Minutes of the University of Kentucky Board of Trustees

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A PRESIDENT'S REPORT TO THE TRUSTEES April 6, 1965 1. SOCIAL SCIENCE CONFERENCE BEGINS THURSDAY The Centennial Social Science Conference, the third of six major academic conferences to be held at the University this year, will get under way Thursday morning with the presentation of a paper by Max Lerner, noted author, journalist and teacher who presently is professor of American civilization and world politics at Brandeis University. Joining Mr. Lerner as conference participants are three other distinguished visitors: Dr. Seymour 'M. Lipset, director of the Institute of International Studies, University of California, Berkeley; Dr. C. Herman Pritchett, one of the nation's leading Supreme Court scholars and former head of the political science department at the University of Chicago, and Peter Drucker, a prominent educator, writer and man- agement consultant. The remaining Centennial conferences will deal with the humanities, the biological sciences and higher education. 2. MENTAL ILLNESS SUBJECT OF INSTITUTE Rehabilitation houses for the mentally ill was the subject of an institute held on campus 'arch 30 under joint sponsorship of the College of Education's special education section and the rehabilita- tion bureau of the State Department of Education, The audience of professional and lay persons heard reports on the operation of Lexington and Louisville rehabilitation houses that have been operated for several years by the state government. Hany patients remain at the houses for three or four weeks after their release from hospitals. During their stay, residents are oriented, vocationally and socially, to improve their chances of returning to normal lives in their own homes and communities