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UBC Reports J u n e  I98 4 Calendar  Deadlines For events in the weeks of July 8 and 15, material must be submitted not later  than 4 p.m.  on  Thursday,  June 28. Send notices to Information Services, 6328 Memorial Road (Old Administration Building). For further information. call 228-3131. MONDAY,  JUNE 18 Cancer Research Seminar. Recent Developments in thr. H I O ~ ( J ~ )  o f  Acutr Lymphocytic Leukrmia o f  Cl~ildhood.  New Directions for the Futurr. I ) r  Ted Zipf. Pediatrics, Univeralty o f  (hlgary.  and director. Southern Alberta l'vdiatrlc Oncology Program. Lecture Theatre.  H.C. Cancer  Kraearch Centre. 601 W. 10th Ave. 12 n o o n Immunology Group Seminar. HLA - Provinces Francaisr\. D r  Francine Decary. assistant medical director. Ottawa Red Cross Centre. Salon C .  Faculty Club. 8 p . m . WEDNESDAY,  JUNE 20 Education Lecture. Educational Technology for Pre-Service Training at Hyogo University of Teacher Education. Dr. Tatsumi Ueno. Hyogo University of Teacher  Education,  Hyogo,  Japan.  Seminar Rooms A and B, Ponderosa Annex G. 4:30 p.m. Summer Film Series. Reuben, Reuben. Shows at 7:30 and  9:45 p.m. on  June 20. 21 and  23 (no show Friday). Admission is $2. Auditorium, Student Union Building. 7 3 0  p . m . FRIDAY,  JUNE 22 Medical Genetics Seminar. Osteogenesis Imperfecta. Prof. Peter Beighton. Human Genetics. University of Capetown.  South Africa. Parentcraft Room. Grace Hospital. I p . m . Student Recital. Music of Krumpholtz, Faure. Albrechtsberger. Dodgson. Honegger and Lrwis. Rhonda Guild, f lute,  and Alison l l u n t r r .   h a r p  Recital Hall. Music Building. 8 p.m. 0 . + L cn L L ". THUhSDAY,   JUNE 28 Summer Film Series. Local Ifpro Shows a t  7 .30  arrcl ! 4 : 4 . 5  11.111. 0 1 1 June 28. 29 and 30. Admisslorl i5  4 2 . Auditorium. Studen t  llnion Bulldlnq. 7 30 p . m . MONDAY,  JULY 2 University closed f o r  July 1 Canada Day  holiday. WEDNESDAY,  JULY 4 Frederic Wood Theatre. Openlng night of Alan A V C ~ I ) I I U ~ I I  \ p1.1~ Bedruonl Furrcz p e r f o r m d  I I V  St<~gc ( h n ~ p r ~ a  ' X 4 . Continues until July 14.  For t ~ ( k r . t  1nlormation. call 228 2678 o r  drop h y  Rrmn 207  o l  thr Frederic Wood l 'heatre. X 1) 111 THURSDAY,  JULY 5 Summer Film Series. T h e  Right Stu/ /  Showa at 8 11 111 on Ju ly  5 .  6 and  7 .  Atlmiss~on IS 5 2 .  Audltorlum. Stuclcnt Union Building. 8 p . m . Notices . . . Walking  tours UBC's Department of Informauon  Srrvlcrs  offera free guided walking tnurs of (he  campus a t  I O a .m .  and  I p.m. Monday througll  Friday. . l .nura can  hr   geared  to   a  group's particul.lr interrats T o  book a tour. call 228 3131 .  At Iraat one day'a notice IS apprrclatrt l . Nitobe  Garden  hours 'I'hc. Nitoht.  Japaneae  Garden,  iocatrd adjac ('111 t o  t h v  ;\sian Crntre  on West Mall, 15 oprn Irom I O  .I 111 t o  6 p . m .  seven days a wrrk. untli O (  tOI1,~l. Frederic  Wood  Theatre Stagc Campus '84 presents the play I h n m r ! r g o r l r l  I ) u v / / / q  June 13 to 23 at the Frrdrric LVood 1 Iwatr t~,  For tickrt inforrnatlon. call 228 267X.  Curtain time is 8 p .m. Daycare Irnrrlccl~atc full-  and par t - t ime positiona ataildblr  in professionally staffed c a m p 5 claycarr.. Daycare features a stimulatlng actlvity ptogram and considerable flexibility in achcrluling. Open to children 18 montha t o  t h r r r years. Contact Christine McCaffcrv a t  271 2737. Toddler  summer  school Full a n d  p a r t ~ t i m e  positions available now at Canada Goose Daycare on campus. The facility offers a flexible, stimulating learning environment for young children. Open to children 18 months to.3 years (wil l  take 16% months). Call 228-5403. 8 a .m.  to  5 p . m . Lost and  Found  hours During  the  summer  UBC's Lost and  Found, located in Room 208 of Brock Hall. will be open the following dates from 9 to 1 1  a .m. J lJNE: 18. 2 5 .  27. JULY: 4 ,  9. I I .  16, 18. 23. 25. 30. AUGUST: 1 ,  8, 13. 15, 20. 22. 27. 29. 'I 'elrphone number for the Lost and Found is 228~575  1 . NITEP  reunion T o  celebrate 10 succraalul yrars o f  the Native Indian Trachcr  k.ducatron Program a reunion day 15 p l a n n d  fo r  Saturday.  July 7 .  The  day's activitira includr a p o t  luck t)rut.\h at 11 a .m . i n  the  loungc of t lBC' \  Scarfc. H d t i ing . ( c ~ n t i n u i n g   t h r ~ ~ u g h  t o  d hdn,; I C  t and  dance  in t i l t .  Studrnt llniorl Uu11d11lg Pa\[ and present studc.nla. g ~ a t l u a t r \ .  ( o o r d i n c ~ t o r \ ,  bponsor ~ C J C  hrls.  instru( [ o r a .  \chooI administrators. Incllarl Band ~ r r p ~ e w n t a t ~ v r a ,  ~ e l a t i v e s  a n d lrIrn<h arc. i n v ~ t r ~ l ,  I i( for thr   banquet   and dance ( $ 2 2  prr  prrson)  must he ordered by June ?!I l r t m  Patti LMcMlllan at  228-5240. French,  Spanish  and  Japanese conversational classes ' l 'hler weck intensivr prygrams hegm July 3 and 2 5  b:wning Japanesr  program  starts  July 3 also. For m o r e  infnrmation  or  rrgi\rratlon,  contact Language Program5 and Services. Centre for Continuing Education at 2 2 2  5 2 2 i . Host Families wanted Interesting  cultural  experience  for  families  who can provide accommodation for graduate s tudents   f rom  The People's  Republic  of  China. These  students will be a t tending   an  English orientation program at UBC prior to enrolling in MBA or MSc programs across Canada. Room and board.  $648. July 8 Aug. 25. Prefer families close to UBC. Contact Pat.  222-5274. Tuesday or Thursday. 8:30 a . m .  - 4 3 0  p .m. Library  tours Guided tours of Main and Sedgewick Libraries will be  given  Tuesday  through  Friday.  July 3 -6 , at  10.30 a . m . .  1.30 and  4 p.m.  Meet  in  the Main Library entrancr.  l 'he tours last about  45 m ~ n u t v s . Budget  report Continued f r o m  Page 2 the university. I t  must be realized that thls will require a reduction in resources allocated  to some other activity of the university. (2)  Even though The University of British Columbia is an  older institution than  the  other two universities. in many areas of its activities it  has not yet been able  to allocate to them all of the resources that they require. A conscious effort therefore needs to  be  made to preserve and strengthen activities that  are  already of a high  quality,  and  to improve in areas where the  quality is lower than it ought to be. (3) I f  enrolment in an  area of core activity appeared  to  be low, primaJacze efforts should be made to increase i t .  A suggested approach  to  a perceived "high" enrolment is set out in paragraph 3.06 (4). (4) Special value to  Canada or  British Columbia, or uniqueness,  are simply added reasons for retaining or developing core activities of the university. in favor of retaining  and developing core activities, there  could be cases where the university should consider contracting, or even eliminating  completely,  an activity otherwise regarded as core. For example, if the  quality  and  enrolment in an existing program were low, if the costs were high and  alternative  programs were offered at other  institutions,  one  might  argue  that it would be  better for this university to eliminate  the  program completely. (5) Despite the very strong  presumption 3.11 ( 1 )  In the case of core related activities, the university should retain existing activities, but as a  general principle  should consider with great  care any proposals to add new activities of this type.  That would be particularly  the case where the proposed activity builds on, rather  than lays the  foundation for a  core activity. (2) If the  quality of any  existing core related activity is poor,  consideration should  be given to  improving its quality. (3) If enrolment in a  core-related activity is perceived to be high,  the university should  be  more  prepared  to reduce  enrolment  than it would be in the case of core activities. Moreover, if enrolment in a  core-related activity were low over a longish period of time  then  a case could well exist for reducing  the support for such activity. (4 )  Special vaiue to Canada or B ~ i t i s h Columbia, o r  uniqueness, would be reasons for retaining  and  strengthening any core- related activity. more  than in the case of core activities, to reduce or even eliminate  core-related operations. For example, if the quality and enrolment in a particular  program were low, and  the costs were high,  the  program might be reduced or even eliminated completely,  and this even though  there were not alternative programs being uffered in the province. any non-core activities, even in times of tinancial abundance. Therefore, even i f there is no  financial  inducement  to  do so, rhe university should consider  whether it wishes to  continue  to work in non-core activities should such  exist. I f  anything, there  should  be  a  presumption against its doing so. (2) A non-core activity's continued existence at  the university could, however, be justified. For example, this might  be done  on  the basis of high quality  and low costs,  high enrolment  and  the lack of any other similar program in the province. developed following the suggested guidelines,  there  are  three  matters which in a sense are of an ancillary nature,  but which are nonetheless of importance: (1) The  procedures we have proposed ( 5 )  The university ought to be prepared, 3.12 ( I )  The university should not have 3.13 Assuming that an academic plan is exclude by implication  either expansion or  retrenchment by pro  rata increases or reductions in the allocation of resources. Decisions must be made by reference to some set of principles which have been agreed on in advance of making specific decisions. (2) The social and  human  impact of any reorganization of the work  of the university cannot be ignored.  Attention will therefore  need  to  be  paid  to  the effect of reorganization  on  faculty, staff and  students.  Equally,  the effect of the alteration of academic activities on students who might have  been planning to  attend  the university will have to be borne in mind. (3) Any plan  that is developed can  not be excessively rigid. Some allowance must be made for flexibility in its application,  and, without planning ad nauseam, the university needs to reconsider from  time  to  time  the grneral  structure of any  plan that it adopts. IV. IMPLEMENTATION 4.01 In the time available to us we have not been able to give proper consideration to  the  implementation of the principles which we suggest should form the framework of any academic  plan  adopted by the university. In any event, we doubt if we could draw  up any implementation scheme without some reasonable consultation within the university. In this respect therefore we do  no  more  than  state what are  probably two self-evident principles. First, if the university should accept our proposals as providing a framework for an  academic  plan, it should then immediately set to work to  apply those principles to  the  situation in which it currently finds itself. Second, whatever the exact process of implementation, it needs to be done with the  due involvement of the academic bodies of the university,  in particular  the faculties and  the  Senate. Oriental  night helps  library UBC raised almost $10,000 for support of its Asian Studies Library as a result of an  Oriental Night staged  at  the Robson Square  Cinema  on April 14. The largest  single donors  to  the  fund- raising event were the Mitsui Canada Foundation  and  the Vancouver Chinatown Lions Club. Some 50 individuals also made contributions  to  the  evening of entertainment sponsored by the UBC Library  and Sing Tao  newspaper, Vancouver's Chinese-language  journal. selection of Japanese  and Chinese music and saw dancing  and  a  martial  arts exhibition. purchase  material for the UBC Asian Studies Library, housed in the Asian Centre,  regarded as one of the leading libraries of its kind  in North  America. Those who attended  the event heard  a Funds raised by the event will be used to 4


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