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[Meeting minutes of the Senate of The University of British Columbia] Oct 18, 1922

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Wednesday, October 18th, 1922
704 The first regular meeting of the Senate of
The University of British Columbia for the session
1922-23 was held on Wednesday, October 18th, 1922, at
8:00 P.M., in the Board Room.
Present:  The President., in the Chair;  Dean
F. M. Clement, Dean R. W. Brock, Dean H. T. J. Coleman,
Mr. P. A. Boving, Mr. Wilfrid Sadler, Dr. E. H. Archibald,
Dr. T. H. Boggs, Dr. D. Buchanan, Bishop A. U. de Penoier,
Mr. G. A. Fergusson, Rev. W. H. Vance, Dr. G. G. Sedge-
wick, Miss A. B. Jamieson, Mr. G.W. Scott, Mr. C. Killam,
Mr. J. S. Gordon, Dr.. W. B. Burnett, Mr. J. M. Turnbull,
Mr. G. E. Robinson,, Rev. A. H. Sovereign, and Mr. W. P.
Argue.
Prinoipal Vanoe )
Bishop dePencier)  That the minutes of the
regular meeting of May 10th,
1922, be taken as read, and
adopted. Carried
Mr. Argue      )
Principal Vance)  That the minutes of the
special meeting of June 19th,
1922 be taken as read, and
adopted. Carried
A letter was read from Rev. W. H. Smith regretting his inability to be present at the meeting of
Sena te.
Dean Coleman)
Dr. Boggs   )  That the letter be received
and filed. Carried (293}
Wednesday, October 18th, 1922.
From the Faoulty of Arts and Science.
705 Prizes offered by the P. E. 0. Sisterhood.
The Faculty of Arts and Science recommends
the acceptance of a prize of $25.00, donated by
Chapter 'C of the P.E.O. Sisterhood, for women of
the First Year in Arts, to be awarded on the basis
of essays on an assigned subject, and the insertion
in the Calendar of the following statement:
PRIZE OFFERED BY CHAPTER »0». P.E.0.SISTERHOOD
This Prize, of the value of $25.00, given by
Chapter 'C of the P.E.0.Sisterhood, will be awarded
to the woman student of the First Year in Arts who
presents the best essay on an assigned subject,
selected by the Department of English, subject to the
approval of Chapter 'Cf of the P.E.0.Sisterhood.  The
essay must be handed to the Head of the English
Department not later than January 15th.
The Faculty recommends further the
acceptance of a Prize of #25.00, offered by Chapter
•A' of the P.E.0.Sisterhood, for the woman student
in the First Year in Arts with the highest standing
in English, proceeding to the English of the Seoond
Year, and the insertion in She Calendar of the
following statement:
PRIZE OFFERED BY CHAPTER 'Af. P.E.0.SISTERHOOD
This Prize, of the value of $25.00, given by
Chapter 'A* of the P.E.O.Sisterhood, will be awarded
to the woman student who attains the highest standing
in the English of the First Year and proceeds to the
English of ,the Second Year.
The amount of this prize will be paid to the
winner at the beginning of the Second Year.
Mr. Killam )
Dr. Burnett) That the recommendation of the
Faculty of Arts and Science be
adopted. Carried
706 Commercial Classes
That instruction given in Commercial subjects in the Summer Session be continued throughout
the coming winter by extension lectures, provided
satisfactory arrangements can be made with the
Education Department. (29*r
Wednesday, October 18th, 1922
Dean Coleman)
Mr. Gordon  )  That the recommendation of the
Faculty of Arts and Science be
accepted. Parried
707   Reports of Committees
Dr. Archibald, on behalf of the Committee on
Curriculum and Calendar, reported that the calendar for
the Summer Session was approved by the Committee and
printed, and that the University Calendar was also
approved by the Committee and eventually printed.  This
statement was made for the information of Senate.
The Committee appointed to complete details
of examination results submitted a detailed report showing
the standing of those students whose standing had not
been determined at the meeting of Senate in May.
Principal Vance)
Mr. Boving     )  That the report be adopted.
Carried
708 Report of Senate Committee on Prizes, Scholar
ships, Bursaries, and Student Loans, -
1. The award of the University Scholarship for
Graduate Students to James A. Dauphinee, Arts '22.
2. The award of the Anne Wesbrook Scholarship to
Bertram S. Sweeting, Agriculture *22.
3. An alteration in the award of University Scholarships for General Proficiency in the Seoond Year
in Arts to the following:
(a) Geoffrey Riddehough, by reversion, Luoy
Ingram;
(b) Lucy Ingram, by reversion, Greta E. Mather. ; (295)
Wednesday, October 18th, 1922.
w 4.  An alteration in the award of University
Scholarships for General Proficiency in the
{ First Year In Arts to the following:
(a)  and (b)  Kathleen Dodds and Vera G. Mather
(tied);
(o)  Sydney B. Ingram.
5.  For University of Toronto Graduate Fellowships
your Committee recommended Miss Ethel Harris,
A. H. L. Stevenson, and L. T. Fournier, to
consideration of Toronto University.
Dean  Brook       )
Dr.   Sedgewiok)   That  the report  be  adopted.
Carried
709 Appointment of Committee on Curriculum and
Calendar for 1922-23.
t Dr. Sedgewiok)
Mr. Fergusson)  That the appointment of this
Committee be left in the hands
A of the Chair. Carried
710 The following reports in reference to
examinations were presented:
Sessional Supplemental, Faculty of Arts and Science.
Dean Coleman)
t Mr. Argue   )  That this report be accepted.
Carri ed
* Victoria College Supplemental.
Dean Coleman)
Dr. Boggs   )  That the report be aocepted.
t Carried
June Matriculation, -
(a) Statistical returns
(b) Scholarships
Dr.   Boggs   )
Mr.   Boving)     That   the   first  part   of  the  report
S be   received  and filed.        Carried (296)
Wednesday,   October   18th,   1922
Dr. Boggs    )
Dr. Sedgewiok)  That the scholarships be awarded
in accordance with the report
of the Board. Oarried
September supplementals - Matriculation.
Dean Coleman )
Mr. Fergusson)  That the report be received
and filed. Carried
Correspondence
711 A letter from the High School and University
Matriculation Board was read recommending that
supplemental examinations be held at centers other
than Vancouver and Victoria.
Mr. Gordon)
Mr. Argue )  That this communication be laid
on the table. Carried
712 A report from the committee of the High Sohool
and University Matriculation Board appointed to consider
a possible revision of the present arrangement for conducting matriculation examinations, was presented.
Dr. Buchanan )
Dr. Sedgewiok) That this communication be received by Senate.      Carried
The report was considered clause by clause.
The clause dealing with the functions of the Board in
reference to the limits of work and text books, etc., was
amended to read "The Board shall have advisory function,
etc.1*.
The report, as amended, is as follows: (291?)
Wednesday, October 18th, 1922
713 THE HIGH SCHOOL A:TD UNIVERSITY MATRICULATION
BOARD OF BRITISH COLUMBIA
 0Oo	
AGREEMEN   T     •
between
THE  UNIVERSITY   OF   BRITISH   COLUMBIA
and
THE EDUCATION DEPARTMENT
re Matrioulation
The Matriculation Examinations shall be conducted by a Board to be known as The High School and
University Matriculation Board of British Columbia.
This Board shall consist of the Superintendent
of Education, the Registrar of the University, and an
equal number of representatives of the Education Department and of the University, the number each year to be
determined by the Superintendent of Education.  The
number of appointed representatives of the University
shall not be less than eight.
The nominees of the University and the
representatives of the Education Department shall be
appointed by ^ Counoil of Public Instruction.
the.
The Superintendent of Education shall, ex
officio, be Chairman of the Board, and one of the High
Sohool Inspectors, Seoretary and Registrar of the Board.
The arrangements for the examinations (the
appointment of the supervisors, the remuneration of the
Members of the Board, etc.) shall be entirely in the
hands of the Education Department.
The candidates shall make application to the
Department for examinations.
Ftes, if any, shall be paid to the Education
Department.
When the marks have been assembled and
tabulated, the returns shall be prepared by the Board in (298)
Wednesday, October 18th, 1922.
quadruplicate and the Board and the Department, the
University, the Board of Sohool Trustees, and the
Principals shall be furnished with copies.
All certificates shall be issued by the Board
under its formal title.
All applications for adjustments, concessions,
re-readings, etc., shall be made to the Seoretary of the
Board.
All members of the Board shall hold office until
their suooessors are appointed.  The Board shall have
advisory functions in reference to limits of work prescribed in the various subjects, the text books to be
used, and such other matters as may in any way affect the
preparation of candidates for the Matriculation examinations,
Papers for the September supplemental exam-:
inations shall be prepared at the same time as the papers
for the June examinations.  When marks have been assembled
and tabulated, the returns shall be prepared in duplicate
and both Department and University shall be furnished with
copies.
It shall be understood that students who have
been barred through sickness or by reason of any other
disability from writing on the examinations in June, if the
reasons submitted by them are satisfactory to the
Superintendent of Education, shall have the privilege of
writing the whole' examination in September.
Dr. Buchanan)
Mr. Argue   )  That the report as a whole
as amended be adopted.  Oarried
714 A communication from the Vancouver Sun was
read protesting against the manner in which University
Spring Examination results were released to the Vancouver
papers and urging the claim that all examination results
should first be published In the Sun and then in the
evening papers. (299)
Wednesday, October 18th, 1922.
Prinoipal Vance)
Mr. Sovereign  )  That the practice of Senate
has been to release the
examination results at the
earliest possible moment after
acceptance by the Senate,
that we are in no degree responsible for the particular
time at which the several
papers are issued, and that
the practice followed in the
past will be followed in the
future. Oarrled
715 A communioation from Westminster Hall was
read giving notioe of the eleotion of Rev. Dr. Smith as
the representative of Westminster Hall on the University
Senate.
Mr. Gordon)
Dr. Boggs )  That the letter be received
and filed. Carried
716 An application for the affiliation of the
Theological Department of Columbian College with The
University of British Columbia was presented.
Principal Vance)
Mr. Robinson   )  That the application be
received and referred to the
Faculties for consideration.
Oarried
?17 The report of the Director of the Summer Session
was submitted merely for the information of Senate.
Dean Coleman )
Mr. Fergusson)  That it be received and filed.
Oarri ed am
Wednesday, October 18th, 1922.
718
Mr.   Robinson        )
Principal  Vance)
That  the  Chair  appoint  two
members  on   the  Co-ordinating
Committee  of  the  Board and
Senate. Oarried
Dean Coleman    )
Bishop de Penoier)
That Senate express its
desire to the Board that
the President aot upon that
Committee as an ex-officio
member. Oarried
Mr. Killam)
Mr. Scott )
That we adjourn.
Carried
Sfajfy oj. /fa
Secretary

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