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[2] > Image [2] of Minutes of the University of Kentucky Board of Trustees, 1920-13-dec21.

Part of Minutes of the University of Kentucky Board of Trustees

Minutes of the regular quarterly meeting of thre Board of Trustees, University of Xentucky, for Tuesday, Deceraber 21, 1920. The Board of Trustees of the University of Kentucky met in regular quarterly session in the President's office at the Universit3y at the hour of 12:00 o'clock, noon, Tuesday, December 2.1, 1920. The following members were present: Superintendent George Calvin, Commissioner ;;. C. fHanna, Mr. T. L. Hornsby, Senator H. ir. Froma-%n, captain 3. R. Rash, Mtr. Richard C. Stoll, Mr. Rainey T. tWells, Mr. Frank hicI1ee, Mr. W. E. Grady, Mr. J. I. .Lyle.and Mr. P. P. Johnston, Jr. President Frank L. MoVey and Wallington Patrick, Secretary of the Board -ere also present. The minutes of the meeting of the Board for Noavember 21, 1920, were approved as published. The minutes of the Executive Committee since the last meeting of She Board wvere approved as published. (1) Report of the Business Agent. The report of the Business Agent TaS read and ordered filed. (2) Report of the President. President MoVey then submitted to the Board his quarterly report which weas as follows: Gentlemen of the Board of Trustees: "(a) Attendance. as it is customary to measure an institution by its student attendance, I am presenting at the opening of this re:- art the figures for' the first semester. The enrollment for the semaenster is given as 1O27. Of this number there are inithe Graduate School .19 College of Arts and Sciences. 534 - ll+I Agriculture.252 to 2R2 Engineering ..................... ................ 327 t2 Law ......74 ....... 74 Special and short courses. . ....................68- Total ...... ....1,2'74 IA C T).e freshman class is the largest in the history of the institu. -on and the total enrollment is 20% more than last year at this t In view of this increase it is desirable to look forvnerd for t en years to see what the University must face in student at- tendanoe. In 1910 the total enrollment of the Univ~rsity in- cluding all classes of students eras 721 of whom 155 were in the academy. The total enrollment of the University last year was 1,624. This year it will approximate 1,800. Taking the totals of 1910 and those of 1920 it appears that the enrollment has in- creased 0O0% in ten years. If the test of actual residence is applied the increase has been fully 2o00%. Meantime high school graduates have grown from 800 to Z,500 annually. The conclusion is inevitable that the University will be called upon to take 6~1(.; a tI, Abr,3 (stic