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[Meeting minutes of the Senate of The University of British Columbia] Nov 13, 1935

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445.
Wednesday, November 15th, 1935
A special meeting of the Senate of The University of
British Columbia was held on Wednesday, November 13th,
1935, at 8:00 p.m., in the Board and Senate Room.
Present: President L. S. Klinck (in the Chair), Dean
F. H. Clement, Aoting Dean J. M. Turnbull, Dean D.
Buchanan, Mr. F. A. Wilkin, Mr. A. H. Finlay, Mr. H. F*
Angus, Dr. A. H. Hutchinson, Mr. H. N. MacCorkindale,
Dr. Roy Sanderson, Mr. H. T. Logan, Dr. G. G. Sedgewick,
Miss H. L. Bollert, Mr. Sherwood Lett, Miss A. B.
Jamieson, Mr. A. E. Lord, The Most Rev. A. U. de Pencier,
Mr. John C. Oliver, Dr. C. Killam, Dr. Evlyn F. Farris,
Mr. Sydney Anderson and Miss Isabel Harvey.
The Secretary read the call of the meeting:
"1.  From the Board of Governors, -
Resolution re Physical Education.
2.  Report of the Senate Committee
appointed to consider what form the
celebration of the 21st anniversary
of the University should take.**
Physioal Eduoation
The following letter from the Board of Governors
was read:
"   The question of the appointment of an
Instructor in Physioal Education was before
the Board of Governors at the meeting on
October 28th.  As instruction in this
subject has not been considered by the Senate,
the Board passed the following resolution:
*That the matter of Physical
Eduoation be referred to
the Senate.' "
The President gave a summary of the correspondence
that had preceded the action of the Board.  A general
discussion followed. 446.
Wednesday, November 13th, 1935
Dr. Killam)
Mr. Lord  ) That, as in the opinion of the
Senate it is most desirable that
a department of Physical
Eduoation should be established
in the University,-
(a) A committee of Senate composed
of Faculty members be appointed
to prepare a plan or constitution for such department and
to report back;
(b) In the meantime, physical
instructors be appointed at the
earliest possible date.
Carried
It was agreed that the report of the committee be
submitted to the Faculties before presentation to the
Senate*
Oelebration of the 21st Anniversary of the opening of
the University
Mr. Lett, on behalf of the Committee appointed to
oonsider what form the celebration of the 21st anniversary
of the opening of the University should take, presented
a report.  Relevant to this matter the Secretary read the
letter that had been sent to the Vancouver Golden Jubilee
Committee and the reply received from Mr. Evans, the
Secretary-Manager.  These letters were ordered filed.
Mr. Lett     )
Dr. Sedgewick) That the report be received and
considered clause by clause, with
the exception of clause 8.
Carried
The report was considered clause by clause and
adopted, with minor amendments.  Special action, however,
was taken in regard to clause 2,- r
447.
Wednesday, November 13th, 1935
Mr. Lett    )
Dr. Sedgewick) That if clause 2 is approved by the
Board of Governors, the necessary
steps be taken by the Secretary of
Senate to ascertain from the
Secretaries at Ottawa if it would
be possible to carry out the plan.
Carried
)•
Mr. Lett     )
Dr. Sedgewick)
That the report as a whole, as
amended, be adopted, subject to
the approval of the Board of
Governors.
Carried
Mr.
Dr.
Lett
Sedgei
rick) That the report be submitted to the
Board of Governors at the special
meeting on November 20th, 1935.
Carried
Mr. Lett    )
Dr. Sedgewick) That after consideration of
Senate's recommendations by the
Board, the President be empowered
to appoint such committees as he
may consider advisable for carrying into effect the recommendations
of Senate and such committees shall
have power to act to the extent
prescribed by the President.
Carried
The following are the resolutions that were adopted;
1. That a memorial be established in commemoration of
the 21st anniversary of the University by general
appeal to graduates and friends of the University
throughout the province, and that the nature of the
memorial be determined by a committee to be appointed by the President.
2. That His Excellency the Governor-General of Canada
be invited to attend the graduating ceremonies.
3. That Honorary Degrees be granted to such persons as
the Senate Committee on Honorary Degrees may
recommend and as Senate may approve, and that the
conferring of such Degrees take place at a special
congregation to be held during graduation week
(May 4th to 9th, 1936) and prior to the regular
Congregation. r,-"*
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448.
Wednesday, November 13th, 1935
4. That Senate recommend to the Alumni Association
and the Alma Mater Society that a Home-Coming Day
be arranged in graduation week.
5. That a reception be held following the granting of
the Honorary Degrees (see note (a) below.)
6. That a representative of this committee attend the
meetings of the Vancouver Golden Jubilee Society.
7. That Senate suggest to the Board of Governors that
arrangements be made for the publication of an
essay on the history of the University during its
first twenty-one years of life.
8. That after consideration of Senate's recommendations by the Board, the President be empowered to
appoint such committees as he may consider advisable for carrying into effect the recommendations
of Senate and such committees shall have power to
act to the extent prescribed by the President*
Note (a).  Prior to the passing of the resolution recommending that a reception be held a discussion took place
on the feasibility of holding an official dinner, whioh
in the minds of the members of the committee would be more
suitable to the occasion than a reception.  After considering the question of relative costs the committee was
not prepared to recommend an official dinner, but it was
suggested that the matter might be given consideration by
the Board of Governors.
Attention was directed to the illness of the
Chancellor, Dr. R. E. McKeohnie.
Miss Jamieson        )
Archbishop de Pencier) That a letter of sympathy
be sent by the Secretary
to Dr. McKechnie*
Carried
A statement from the Faculty of Arts and Science
with regard to the grading of students in Education 2 in
the recent Summer Session was submitted by Dean Buchanan;
and a revision of the marks as they had been passed by
1 449.
Wednesday, November 13th, 1935
Senate on August 23rd, 1955, was presented for approval.
Dean Buchanan    )
Mr. MacCorkindale) That the changes recommended
be approved.
Carried
The meeting adjourned.
Chairman
Secretary

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