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E. Lowell Kelly
Regents' Proceedings 1084

E Lowell Kelly, professor of psychology, retired from active faculty status as of July 30, 1975, following a long and very productive career at The University of Michigan.

Professor Kelly has left behavioral science in general, and psychology in particular, a distinguished legacy. A pioneer in the area of psychological assessment, his renown has been well earned. So visible is he that, in the critical days of the Peace Corps, he was chosen as director of selection. Similarly, he has served as advisor to the director of the National Selective Service. Within his own field, his classic study of prediction of performance of clinical psychologists has become a landmark, while his extensive publications during a prolific career in teaching, research and scholarly work are cited repeatedly.

Professor Kelly's contributions as a behavioral scientist and his leadership qualities were recognized by his election as president of the American Psychological Association, where he served also as president of the Division of Clinical Psychology, member of the association's Board of Directors, and chairman of key boards and committees. That psychologists of his own state were equally aware of his talents was evident when he was elected president of the Michigan Psychological Association.

The University recognized Professor Kelly's manifold contributions by awarding him its Distinguished Faculty Achievement Award, while his colleagues welcomed him as their departmental chairman, as did those who were pleased to serve under him as director of the Bureau of Psychological Services.

The Regents now salute this distinguished scholar and researcher for his dedicated service to the University by naming him Professor Emeritus of Psychology.