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Minutes of the University of Kentucky Board of Trustees, 1937-03-apr6.

Part of Minutes of the University of Kentucky Board of Trustees

Minutes of the Regular Meeting of the Board of Trustees of the University of Kentucky, Tuesday, A'ril 6, 1937, The Board of Trustees of the University of Kentucky met in President McVey's office at the University April 6, 1937, at 10:30 a.m., this being the regular April meeting. The members of the Board present were Judge Richard C. Stoll, Vice-Chairman; Louis Hillenmeyer, J. B. Andrews, Judge John Cooper, Dr. George Wilson, D.D, Stewart, R, Miller Holland and Harry W. Peters, Sup- erintendent of Public Instruction. President F. L. ivMcVey and Secretary D. H. Peak were present, 1. Minutes Approved. The minutes of the following meetings were approved as pub- lished: Regular meeting of the Board of Trustees, December 8, 1936; Executive Committee meeting, February 24, 1937; Exesutive Committee meeting, March 24, 1937: 2. President's Report. The iresident made his regular quarterly report which was ordered to be recorded iA the Minutes. The report is in words and figures as follows: QUARTERLY REPORT OF THE PRESIDENT TO THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES April 6, 1937 VIEWING PROBLEMS It is desirable now and then, in conducting an enter- prise, to have an outsider look at it to see what he thinks about it, and how he regards it as a going concern, This process is quite worthwhile in education where there are many problems, possibly confusion and even chaos, due to a rapidly changing industrial and social organization, not only national but world wide in extent. Education must feel these changes and therefore must evaluate the work. it is doing from time to time. With some of these points in mind, I asked Dr. R. M1. Hughes, former president of the Iowa State College, to visit the University of Ken- tucky, and give his judgment on some of the important matters confronting the institution. President Hughes spent eleven days here and hie would be the first to say his visit was too short to go into many of the problems that are before us. Nevertheless, he did make observa- tions on attendance, small classes, graduate work, ad- ministering dining halls and athletics that are worthy of considerationi