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Part of Minutes of the University of Kentucky Board of Trustees

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4 5. Provision of 130 new graduate student assistant- ships to advance graduate education 6. Implementation of a few new instructional programs including planning education, computer science, statistics and applied mathematics 7. Further activation of four interdisciplinary research programs--institutes on water resources, public administration, engineering mechanics, and the Center on Developmental Change 8. Continued activation of programs in the health service fields, particularly medicine and dentistry, including neurology, cell biology, medical technology and allied health fields 9. Continued activation of the University Hospital 10. The extension of the sophomore year in the community colleges at Somerset and Hopkinsville and planning funds for new colleges at Blackey-Hazard, Jefferson County and Maysville 11. Expansion of terminal technical programs of nursing, dental technology, fo'estry, mining and agriculture in the community college system 12. Provision of 48 new teaching positions in the community college system to accommodate an estimated increase in enrollments of 730 or 20 per cent above the current year 13. Re-programming for research and service in agri- culture with an emphasis upon area specialists and de- velopment. In asking Dr. Albright to comment on the budget, Dr. Oswald commended him highly for his leadership in the development of the budget. He also commended Dr. Albright's staff and Mr. Kerley and his staff, who provided the necessary fi- nancial data. He commented that this was the third budget which he had presented and each one showed marked improvement over the preceding one. Dr. Albright reiterated the President's statement that the budget is the fi- nancial expression of an educational program. The 1966-67 budget attempts tohelp