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Array Wednesday,   February 14,   1962      3074
The  fourth regular meeting of the  Senate  of
the University of British Columbia for the  Session 1961-62
was held on Wednesday,  February 14,   1962,   at  8:00 p.m.,
in the  Board and Senate Room,   Administration Building.
Present:     President N.A.M. MacKenzie   (in the  Chair),
Dean G.C  Andrew, Mrs.   H.F.   Angus,  Rev.  J.  Blewett,
Mrs.  T.R.  Boggs,  Mr.  A.W.R.   Carrothers,  Dean S.N.F.   Chant,
Mr. M.  Collins,  Dean G.F.   Curtis, Mr.  A.P.  Dawe,
Dean B.A. Eagles,  Dr.  G.R. Elliott, Mr.  C.A. Emery,
Dean W.H.   Gage,  Rev. E.  Garvey,  Dr.  W.C  Gibson,
Mr.  C.C   Gourlay,  Mr.   G.C  Hacker,  Dr.  W.H.  Hickman,
Dr.  R.D.   James,  Dr.  F.H.  Johnson,  Dr.  J.E.A.  Kania,
Dr.  J.L.  Keays,  Dr.  A.D.  McKenzie,  Dr.   H. McLennan,
Dean E.D. MacPhee,  Dean A.W. Matthews, Mr.   F.A. Morrison,
Mr.  N.T.   Nemetz, Mr. E.P.  Nicol, Mr.  H.N.  Parrott,
Dean G.N.  Perry,  Dr.  A.J. Renney,  Dr.  C.A.  Rowles,
Dr.  W.N.  Sage,  Dean N.V.  Scarfe,  Dr.  R.F.  Sharp, Dean F.H.  Soward,
Rev.  W.S.  Taylor, Mr. E.C.E.   Todd,  Dr.   G.M.  Volkoff,
Mr.  A.A.  Webster,  Dr.  S.H.  Ztoarsky,  Dr.  K.F.   Argue,
Mr.  J.F.  McLean,  Dr.  S.  Rothstein and Mr.   G. Selman.
Messages of regret  for their inability to toe
present were  received from Mr.  K.P.  Caple,  Dr.   I. McT.  Cowan,
Mr.  B.  C.  Gillie, Mr.  J.N.  Hyland, Mr.  W.E.  Ireland,
Mr.  J.S.  Keate,  Mr.  F.M. Knapp, Mr.  L.J.  Ladner,
Dr.  J.R. Mcintosh,  Dean D.M. Myers,  Dr.  W.  Robbins,
Mr.  J.V.  Rogers,  The  Honourable Mr.  Justice D.R.  Verchere Wednesday,   February 14,   1962    3075
and Acting-Dean R.  W.  Wellwood.
New Members  and Re-Appointment
The  President welcomed to  the meeting Mr.   Arthur
Dawe  who had been appointed at  the  last meeting to fill the
vacancy among the  elected members  resulting from the
election of Mrs. Ross  to the  Chancellorship.
Minutes of the Previous Meeting
Dean Gage)
Dr. Kania)  That the minutes of the third regular
meeting of Senate for the Session 1961-62,
having been circulated, be taken as
read and adopted.
Carried.
Business Arising from the
Minutes
Report on Enrolment in
Courses Offered in 1961-62
Lists were distributed at the meeting of enrolment
by courses for the Session 1961-62, and numbers of courses
in each Department with enrolment above nine students, and
with enrolment below ten students. The President pointed
out that nearly 1900 different lecture courses were being
given at the University in the present Session.
The Executive Committee had recommended, and the
Senate agreed, that Dean Gage and the Registrar should make
inquiries from the Department heads during the summer, for
report back to Senate in due course, about courses with small
enrolment and those with very large enrolment. Wednesday, February 14, 1962 3076
Report on Additions to
Membership of Committee
on University Academic
Organization
At the previous meeting, the Senate had agreed that
certain additions should be made to the membership of the
Committee on University Academic Organization. For information,
the Secretary read the names of those selected:
Dr. W. H. Hickman as Principal of Victoria College
Dean Helen McCrae
Dr. I. McT. Cowan )
Dr. G. R. Elliott )   academic elected members
Dr. G. M. Volkoff )     of Senate
Dr. S. H. Zbarsky )
Mr. Paul Whitley as Chairman of the Alumni
Association Committee on Education (to attend
as an observer)
In addition, the Committee had co-opted Mr. J.F. McLean
as a member.
The President stated that, to the great regret of
all those associated with the University, Dean Andrew was
resigning from the University to become Executive Director
of the Canadian Universities Foundation and the National
Conference of Canadian Universities and Colleges. Dean Andrew
had recommended that Dean Gage be asked to chair the Committee
on University Academic Organization until the first meeting
of Senate in September, to prevent a suspension of the work
of the Committee.
Dean Andrew had suggested also that Dean Gage might
chair the Senate Executive Committee until its September meeting. Wednesday, February 14, 1962  3077
Dean Chant )
Mr. Gourlay) That Dean Gage be appointed Chairman
of the Senate Executive Committee and
the Committee on University Academic
Organization until the regular meeting
of Senate in September, 1962.
Carried.
For information of Senate,   the  President  stated
that Dean Gage had been asked to  chair the Committee  on
Appointments,  Re-appointments and Promotions,   the  Committee
of Academic Deans,   and the Committee  on Leaves of Absence,
until July 1,   1962.
Report of the Counselling
and Placement Office  on
Student Statistics.   1961-62
The  report of the Counselling and Placement Office
on student  statistics  for the  current Session was  returned to
the  agenda,   and received for information.
Notice  of Re-appointment
of Mr.   H.  N.  Parrott
Notice  was  received from the  British Columbia
Teachers'   Federation that Mr.  H.N.  Parrott had been
re-elected as representative  of that  organization on Senate
for the three-year term commencing January 1,   1962.
Notice of Appointment
of Reverend E.   Garvey
Formal notice was received that  the Reverend
E.  C.  Garvey had been appointed as the  representative
of St. Mark's College on Senate to  replace  and complete  the
term of Reverend H.  Carr  (to  January,   1963). Wednesday, February 14, 1962 3078
From the Board of Governors
Approval of Recommendations
of Senate
Notice was received that the Board of Governors
had approved the new courses, changes in and discontinuance
of courses as recommended by Senate on December 13, 1961.
New Awards and Changes
in Awards
Notice was received that the Board of Governors,
at its meetings on January 8 and January 30, 1962, had
accepted the following new awards and funds, and changes
in awards, subject to approval of Senate:
The Superior Courts Judges' Scholarship
Bralorne Pioneer Mines Limited Scholarships
The Helliwell Maclachlan & Co. Service Award for
Chartered Accountancy
The Vancouver Girl Guides Council (Elizabeth Rogers
Trust) Scholarships
The Oscar A. Olson Rotary Foundation Trust
The A. Johnson Bursaries
The IBM - Thomas J. Watson Memorial Scholarship
The IBM - Thomas J. Watson Memorial Bursary Programme
The Walter C Koerner Scholarship in Creative Writing
The Tina and Morris Wagner Foundation Fellowships
The M.S.A. Medical Entrance Scholarships
The Douglas Jordan Hammond Memorial Bursary
The MacKenzie Swan Memorial Scholarship
The Mrs. Thedy Bloch-Bauer Memorial Bursary
The Mallinckrodt Chemical Works Limited Prize
Touche, Ross, Bailey and Smart Service Award
H.M.C.S. Discovery Chapter, I.O.D.E., Bursary
Canadian Arthritis and Rheumatism Society Prize
increase in value
The West Vancouver Teachers' Association Scholarship
increase in value
Mead Johnson of Canada Ltd. Prize in Paediatrics
increase in value
The Elmer Johnston Memorial Scholarship
increase in value
The Women's Big Block Scholarship
increase in value Wednesday,February 14,   1962 3079
The Machine Design Prize  - increase  in value
The Burrard Dry Dock Co.  Ltd. Entrance  Scholarship
increase  in value
The Yarrows Limited Entrance  Scholarship
increase   in value
Vancouver Bar Association Bursaries  - increase from
three  to  five  for the  Session 1962-63
British Columbia Electric Company Limited Scholarship
programme  -  re-instated on year-to-year basis
From the Faculties
New Courses
The Faculty of Applied Science had approved,
and recommended to Senate, two new courses:
Electrical Engineering 251 - Introduction to Electrical
Engineering
Mathematics 355 - Programming and Numerical Algorithms
Dr. James)
Dean Gage) That these new courses be approved as
recommended, subject to concurrence of
the Board of Governors.
Carried.
From Faculty Council
Regulations re Eligibility
for Student Office
The President stated that the President of the
Alma Mater Society had inquired what could be done about
students of poor academic standing holding office in
student organizations, in line with the eligibility rules
in effect for participation in athletics.  According to
the Societies Act, any member might stand for office.
While Faculty Council had certain jurisdiction
under the University Act in respect of discipline, it
appeared that such matters as eligibility for student Wednesday, February 14, 1962
office would be under the jurisdiction of Senate unless
it delegated specific authority to the Faculty Council.
The President had asked Dean Gage to consider possible
action.
3080
Dean Gage pointed out that, under the Societies Act,
the Alma Mater Society might make eligibility rules, but
these would have to be approved by the Society itself
at a general meeting.  The Faculty Council had met under
the chairmanship of Dean Gage and had endorsed regulations
proposed by the Students' Council, but Dean Gage felt the
Faculty Council at that time had no power to enforce these
regulations.
Dean Gage  )
Mr. Gourlay) That Senate urge the Alma Mater Society
to establish eligibility rules for
student office, in keeping with the
spirit of the primary purpose of the
University, and to have these rules
approved by the student body.
Carried.
Dean Gage)
Dr.  Kania)
Dean Gage)
Dr. Kania)
That Senate  inform the  students and
others  concerned that  any student who
fails his year's work in the  sessional
examinations and is eligible under
Faculty rules to  reregister will toe
re-admitted to  the University for the
following session only if he relinquishes
any student  office he may hold,  and that
this become  effective on the basis of
the  1961-62 sessional examinations.
Carried.
That any student with "unsatisfactory"
standing in the sessional examinations
may be required by his Dean, or by the
Faculty in which he is registered, if
it is considered advisable, to discontinue Wednesday, February 14, 1962   3081
outside activities or to relinquish
offices he holds as a condition of the
continuance of his enrolment in the
Faculty.
Carried.
Reports of Committees
Prizes, Scholarships
and Bursaries
Copies of List No. 5 of awards from the 1961
Summer Session, and miscellaneous awards for the 1961-62
Session, were circulated at the meeting.
Dean Gage     )
Dean Soward)     That  the  awards  recommended on List
No.   5 for 1961-62 be  approved.
Carried.
New Awards and Changes
in Awards
Acceptance of the following new awards and changes
in awards was recommended, under the terms indicated:
The Superior Courts Judges* Scholarship
A scholarship of $300.00, provided by Members
of the Court of Appeal and the Supreme Court of
British Columbia, is offered annually in the
Faculty of Law.  It will be awarded on the
basis of proficiency to a student who has completed
the First or Second Year with high standing and
is proceeding to the next higher year.  At the
discretion of Faculty the Sum may be divided to
provide two scholarships of $150.00 each.
The Tina and Morris Wagner Foundation
Fellowships
These fellowships, established through a
bequest from Mr. and Mrs. Morris Wagner, are
offered to graduate students in the field
of the humanities.
Bralorne Pioneer Mines Limited
Scholarships
Bralorne Pioneer Mines Limited offers annually ~1
Wednesday,   February 14,   1962    3082
to  sons or daughters of employees  of Bralorne
Pioneer Mines Limited,   graduating from Grade XII
or Grade XIII,   several  scholarships of $150.00 each.
These  scholarships will toe  awarded to  promising
and deserving students continuing their  studies
beyond the high school  level at  the  University
or some  other educational  institution providing
post high school education.     Applicants  who wish
to be   considered must  complete the  general
application form which may toe  obtained from the
University.     This  application form must give
details of the  applicant's proposed plans for
study and the  application forms  should toe
forwarded to Dean Walter H.   Gage,   University
of B.C,  Vancouver 8,   B.C.   and must be  submitted
not  later than June  1.
The Helliwell Maclachlan & Co. Service
Award for Chartered Accountancy
This Service Award will be given to a student
in third year Arts and Science who is proceeding
to his final year and who anticipates upon
graduation entering articles leading to a
career in Chartered Accountancy.  The Service
Award in the amount of $250.00 will be paid
to the student in his final year for the degree
in Arts and Science. It will be given to a
student who accepts summer employment with
Helliwell Maclachlan & Co. during the summer
between his third and fourth years. The
Award will be made to a student whose personality,
academic abilitjr and record are, in the opinion
of the University and the Company, those needed
by a successful Chartered Accountant. Students
interested in this award should make application
to the Dean of Inter-Faculty Affairs at the University
not later than March 15th.
The Vancouver Girl Guides Council
TElizabeth Rogers Trust) Scholarships
Two scholarships, one of $150.00 and the other
of $100.00, are offered by the Vancouver Girl
Guides Council to students who are entering
the University in the autumn from Grade XII
or XIII in a full programme of studies leading
to a degree. To be eligible, an applicant must
be an active member of the Girl Guide Movement
in Vancouver, West Vancouver, North Vancouver (City
or District), Richmond, or Burnaby.  In selecting
the winners the academic standing of the applicants
will, and the financial circumstances of their Wednesday, February 14, 1962  3083
parents may,  toe  considered together with the
applicant's  interest  in Girl Guide  activities.
Those  selected to  receive  the  awards assume
a moral obligation to maintain association with
the Girl Guide Movement.    Winners  are   selected
by the University in consultation with the
Vancouver Girl Guides Council.     Applications,
on the  special form available  from the Dean of
Inter-Faculty Affairs,  must toe   submitted to
the University not  later than May 31st.
The A.  Johnson Bursaries
A bequest from the  late  Alfred Johnson provides
bursaries  from time  to  time  for  selected students
in the United Kingdom to enter the University
to  proceed to  an undergraduate degree.    Each
award,   covering tuition,  board and room  and
incidental expenses,   is  renewable  annually
until  graduation,   subject  to  satisfactory
standing.
The IBM - Thomas J.  Watson Memorial
Scholarship
Two  scholarships,   each ranging from $200.00 to
$1000.00 and based on individual need and the
cost of studies  concerned,   are  offered each year
in competition by International Business Machines
Company Limited,   Don Mills  (Toronto),   to
children of  (a)   regular employees;   (b)  retired
employees;   (c)  deceased employees  who  die  while
employed;   (d)  employees  receiving total  and
permanent disability benefits from IBM;   (e)
employees on an authorized leave of absence.
Each scholarship is renewable,   in an amount
to be determined annually,   for three further
years  subject to maintenance by the  holder of
a "B"   average.     Applicants who have  completed
or will complete  the  prescribed secondary
school  course necessary for University entrance
prior to  the  commencement of the university year,
are  eligible  to  apply.     Awards  are  tenable at
any Canadian University.     Selection of the winners
will be made by a committee  appointed by the
Canadian Universities Foundation.     Financial
need will hot be  a factor in the  selection.
A minimum average  grade of 70jo in the University
entrance  year is  a prerequisite.    Winners will
not toe  permitted to hold other awards. Wednesday, February 14, 1962  3084
The IBM - Thomas J. Watson Memorial
Bursary Programme
Bursaries to the total of $1000.00, provided
annually toy a gift from International Business
Machines Company Limited, Don Mills (Toronto)
Canada, are offered to needy undergraduates
in any year of any faculty who are of good
academic standing.  The awards will be made
by the University.  Students should apply on
the University Special Bursary form.  The
completed application must be received not later
than August 1st.
The Walter C. Koerner Scholarship in
Creative Writing
This scholarship of $500.00, the gift of
Mr. Walter C. Koerner, is open in competition
to students in Grade XII or XIII in British
Columbia secondary schools beginning studies
in any faculty at the University of B.C.,
Vancouver, in the fall of 1962.  It will be
awarded to a student with a good all-round
academic record who shows promise in the
writing of imaginative literature, particularly
in the fields of poetry, prose, fiction, or the
drama.  Candidates must apply by letter
addressed to the Walter C Koerner Creative
Writing Scholarship, c/o Dean Walter H. Gage,
University of B.C., Vancouver 8, B.C.  The
letter of application should indicate the student's
school, and state briefly the student's interests
and aims as a writer.  It should be accompanied
by a selection of the applicant's creative work
(in typescript or in printed or mimeographed
form).  Applications must reach the University
by May 15, 1962.
The M.S.A. Medical Entrance Scholarships
Two scholarships, each of $600.00 a year for
two years, are awarded annually to students
beginning studies in the Faculty of Medicine
toward the M.D. degree.  The awards will be made,
on the recommendation of the Dean of Medicine
and the Medical Screening Committee, to two
students selected on the basis of outstanding
academic achievement, promise, and personal qualities.
Renewal of the scholarship in the second year
will toe subject to maintenance of satisfactory
standing and progress. Wednesday, Fetoruary 14, 1962 3085
The Douglas Jordan Hammond Memorial
Bursary
This bursary of $50.00, given as a memorial to
Douglas Jordan Hammond by Mrs. Charles Cummer,
will be awarded to a worthy and deserving
student in the Faculty of Medicine who needs
financial assistance.
The MacKenzie Swan Memorial Scholarship
A scholarship of the annual value of $1,000.00,
given by Colonel W.G. Swan in memory of the late
Catherine MacKenzie Swan who passed away
December 1961 and of their son, William MacKenzie
Swan, an outstanding all-round undergraduate
student and popular athlete, who died July 28th,
1937, as a result of injuries received in a
fall from the Pattullo Bridge at New Westminster
on which he was engaged as Assistant Engineer,
will be awarded to a student or students
registered in the Second, Third or Fourth
Year of the Faculty of Applied Science, and
requiring financial assistance to enable him
or them to continue studies at the University.
In making the award, consideration will be
given to the academic record of the applicant
and to his participation in undergraduate
affairs.
The Mrs. Thedy Bloch-Bauer Memorial Bursary
As  a memorial  to Mrs.  Thedy Bloch-Bauer,   the
Alliance Francaise offers in the Session
1962-63  a bursary of $100.00.     This bursary
will toe  awarded to  a student taking Honours in
French who is  a member of the University group
of the Alliance Francaise.     The  award will be
made on the  basis of merit and need.
Touche. Ross. Bailey and Smart
Service Award
The service award will be given to a student
in Third Year Commerce who is proceeding to the
Fourth Year and who intends on graduation to
enter articles with a firm of Chartered
Accountants.  The student's tuition will be
paid in his final year of Commerce and ordinarily
he will be given employment with Touche, Ross,
Bailey and Smart for the summer.  The award Wednesday, Fetoruary 14, 1962 3086
will be made to a student whose academic ability
and record are, in the opinion of the Faculty
of Commerce and Business Administration, those
needed by a successful Chartered Accountant.
H.M.C.S. Discovery Chanter. I.O.D.E.
Bursary
A bursary of $75.00, gift of H.M.C.S. Discovery
Chapter, I.O.D.E., will be awarded to a
Third or Fourth Year student who is in the University
Naval Training Division or who is a U.N.T.D.
trained Acting Sub-Lieutenant attached to
H.M.C.S. Discovery in the active reserve. The
award will be made on the nomination of the
Commanding Officer of the U.N.T.D. to a
student with good standing and in need of
financial assistance.
The British Columbia Electric Company
Undergraduate Scholarships
Five scholarships of $150.00 each, the gift
of the British Columbia Electric Company,
will be awarded on the basis of proficiency
to undergraduates proceeding to the Final Year.
One scholarship will be awarded in each of the
following fields:  chemical engineering,
civil engineering, electrical engineering,
engineering physics, and mechanical engineering.
The British Columbia Electric Company
Graduate Scholarships
Seven scholarships of $750.00 each, the gift
of the British Columbia Electric Company, are
offered to students taking a full programme of
studies at this University leading to a
Master's or Doctor's degree.  Of these awards,
five scholarships are available in the fields
of agriculture, chemical engineering, civil
engineering, electrical engineering, engineering
physics, mechanical engineering and physics,
and two scholarships are available in the fields
of the humanities and social sciences.
Civic Employees Union Outside Workers
Bursary
A bursary of $150.00, the gift of the Civic
Employees Union Outside Workers, is offered
annually to (1) members of the Union; (2)
sons, daughters or wards of members or deceased Wednesday, February 14, 1962  3087
members; (3) sons and daughters of any trade
union member.  The award will be made to an
applicant on the basis of financial need and
competence in studies, pursuing work in any
year and faculty.  If no applicants are available
in the above categories the University may
award the bursary to any other deserving
student.
W. C Moresby Bursary
A bursary of $150.00, the gift of the Victoria
Bar Association, will be awarded in the session
1962-63 to a student in the Faculty of Law.
Preference will be given to students coming
from the Victoria Area.  Awards will be based
on scholastic standing and financial need.
The Vancouver Section National Council
of Jewish Women Adult Education Bursary
A bursary of $100.00, the gift of the Vancouver
Section of the National Council of Jewish Women of
Canada, is offered to students at the graduate
level pursuing studies in the field of Adult
Education. It will be awarded to a student
who proposes on completion of studies to seek
employment where the training enables him or
her to give service to the community in the
area of adult education. In selecting the winner
consideration will be given to financial need,
previous academic record, prior experience in
community service, and to interest and promise
in the field of adult education.
The Vancouver Section National Council
of Jewish Women Bursary for Social Work
A bursary of $150.00, the gift of the Vancouver
Section of the National Council of Jewish Women
of Canada, is offered to students beginning or
continuing a programme of studies leading to a
degree in Social Work.  It will be awarded to
a student who has need of financial assistance,
shows promise of success in the field of
Social Work, and has a strong interest in
community service.
The Civil Service Federation of Canada
(Vancouver-New Westminster District
Council) Bursaries
Two bursaries of $150.00, each, given by the Wednesday, February 14, 1962  3088
Civil Service Federation of Canada, Vancouver-New
Westminster District Council, are offered to
sons, daughters or legal wards of active or
retired members of the Civil Service Federation
of Canada, Vancouver-New Westminster District
Council.  These bursaries will be available to
students proceeding from Grade XII or Grade XIII
to a full programme of studies at the University
leading to a degree in any field.  Awards will
be made to students with satisfactory academic
standing (normally with an overall average
of 65$ or better) who need financial assistance.
Selection of the winners will be made by the
University in consultation with the District
Council.  Candidates who wish to be considered
for these bursaries must obtain from the University
the Special Bursary Form.  The Special Bursary
Form must be returned to the University not
later than August 1st.
The M.S.I. Medical Entrance Scholarship
A scholarship of $1000.00, the gift of B.C
Medical Services Incorporated, is offered to
students beginning studies in the Faculty of
Medicine toward the M.D. degree. The scholarship
will be awarded to a student selected on the
basis of outstanding academic achievement, promise,
and personal qualities.  The winner will receive
r the award in two annual instalments of $500.00
each, payment of the second instalment being
subject to maintenance of good standing in
the First Year. Selection will be made by the Dean
in consultation with the Screening Committee.
Prince George Forestry Scholarship
A scholarship of $150.00 donated by Industrial
Forestry Service Ltd. will be awarded annually
to a student completing Grade XII or Grade XIII
with at least Second Class standing in the
Departmental Examinations in any high school in
Prince George and who is entering the first
or second year of the Forestry course (i.e.
pre-fore stry or First Year Forestry) at the
University of British Columbia. The award will
be made by the committee on Prizes, Scholarships
and Bursaries on the recommendation of a committee
of the local high school principals, and will
be based on scholarship. If no student is
qualified the amount of the scholarship will
be contributed to the Prince George Forestry
Loan Fund and will be available for loan to
any student in the final year in Forestry. Wednesday, February 14, 1962  3089
The Canadian Polish Congress Prize
(revised Calendar statement and increase
in value)
This prize of $150.00, gift of the Canadian
Polish Congress, British Columbia Branch,
will be awarded to two students, each to receive
a gift of $75.00 when both have an outstanding
record of achievement in the course Polish 110.
When only one student qualifies the student is
to receive the full sum of $150.00. Preference
will toe given to a student who took the
course without any previous knowledge of Polish.
The American Society of Heating Refrigerating
and Air-Conditioning Engineers Scholarship -
increase in value from $250.00 to $300.00
annually.
The Vancouver Bar Association Bursaries - increase
in value from three awards of $200.00 each
to five awards of $200.00 each for the Session
1962-1963.
The  Canadian Arthritis  and Rheumatism Society
Prize   -  increase  in value  from $50.00  to  $100.00
annually.
The West Vancouver Teachers'   Association
Scholarship - increase  in value  from $175.00
to $200.00 annually.
The Mead Johnson of Canada Ltd. Prize in
Paediatrics - increase in value from $50.00
to $100.00 annually.
The Elmer Johnston Memorial Scholarship -
increase in value from $150.00 to $250.00 annually.
The Women's Big Block Scholarship - increase in
value from $75.00 to $100.00 annually.
The Machine Design Prize - increase in value
from $25.00 to $50.00 annually.
The Burrard Dry Dock Company Limited Entrance
Scholarship    -increase  in value  from $250.00
a year for four years  to $300.00 a year for
four years.
The Yarrows    Limited Entrance Scholarship -
increase  in value  from $250.00 a year for four
years  to $300.00  a year for four years. Wednesday,   February 14,   1962 3090
The Mallinckrodt Chemical Works Limited Prize
- increase  in value  from $25.00  to  $50.00
for the  Session 1962-63.
The  Cowichan Valley Medical Society Bursary
- increase  in value  from $200.00  to $300.00
annually.
U.B.C.  Alumni Scholarships  -  increase  in  number
from 22 scholarships of §300.00 each to
42 scholarships of $300.00 each to  a  total  of
$12,600.00.
The Oscar A. Olson Rotary Foundation Trust
- A sum of $1167.17 as bursaries to assist
blind students.
Dean Gage  )
Mr. Gourlay)  That these new  awards and changes in
awards be accepted, subject to approval
of the Board of Governors where
necessary, and that suitable letters
of appreciation be sent to the donors.
Carried.
Honorary Degrees
Dean Soward reported that the Committee on
Honorary Degrees had been asked to consider the conferring
of an honorary degree at a time which would have required
a special Congregation.  Following its deliberations, the
Committee recommended that Senate go on record as being
opposed in principle to the conferring of honorary degrees
at times other than regular Congregations.
Dean Soward)
Dean Scarfe)  That Senate record its opposition
in principle to the conferring of
honorary degrees at times other than
regular Congregations.
Carried. Wednesday, February 14, 1962   3091
Executive
Recommendations re Policy
Concerning Fraternities
The Executive  Committee had considered the
report  compiled in December by Dean McCrae  and
Mr.  Carrothers on membership provisions of men's and women's
fraternities on the University campus.     A statement on the
development  and present  status  of such fraternities,
and a proposed University policy respecting discriminatory
practices,   were  circulated at the meeting.
Mr.  Carrothers)
Mr.   Collins       )     That  Senate  adopt  the  following
statement of policy with respect
to  fraternities at  the University,
and appoint a committee  as specified
to  confer with the  fraternities
not  at  present  conforming to this
policy:
"1.     The University recognizes  the  right  of any group
whose  primary purpose  is  social,   such as men's  and
women's fraternities,   to  choose  its membership
r from among people  who  are  personally compatible.
The University on the other hand regards it as
* unworthy of the long traditions of university
membership to select or reject persons for or from
* membership in a social group on other than the
basis of their individual personal qualities.
f Specifically, the University regards exclusion of
persons from membership in men's and women's fraternities for reasons of racial origin as incompatible
* with the traditions of the University, and regards
« limitation of membership to adherents of a specific
religious faith to be acceptable only where adherence
* to such faith is a bona fide tenet of the organization.
2. It is the traditional belief of the University that
it is more beneficial educationally for students
' to take action in respect of student affairs on
their own initiative than by imposition of university
' edicts.
3. The  Senate  notes with gratification that  women's Wednesday, February 14, 1962  3092
fraternities on this campus are meeting the
principles set out in Paragraph 1.
4. The Senate further notes with gratification that
twelve men's fraternities on this campus are
meeting the principles set out in Paragraph 1.
It commends the action of one fraternity in resolving
to be non-discriminatory at the risk of surrendering
membership in its international organization.
5. The Senate notes that three fraternities are
expected or required to exclude categories of
persons on the basis of racial origin.  The Senate
appoints Mr. Norman Hyland, Dean W. H. Gage and
Professor A.W.R. Carrothers (Chairman) a
committee to confer with the active and alumni
presidents of the three fraternities to convey to
the fraternities University policy as set out in
Paragraph 1, to determine what steps are being
taken to bring the fraternities into conformity
with University policy, to obtain regular progress
reports from the fraternities and, in the discretion
of the committee, to recommend to Senate further
action by Senate." n .
Ua.Trri'e.0!.
On behalf of Senate, the President thanked
Mr. Carrothers and Dean McCrae for the formulation of this
series of recommendations.
Recommendations re Policy
Concerning Religious Studies
As requested by Senate, the Executive Committee
had studied the report by Rev. W. Nicholls on policy
in university study of religious matters, and possible
development of this field at the University of British
Columbia.
The Executive Committee was of the opinion that
establishment of a Department of Religious Studies should
be deferred at least until the work of the present session Wednesday, February 14, 1962  309;
had been reviewed and appraised; that the programme in
Religious Studies should be considered in relation to
comparable developments taking place elsewhere in
Canada; and that a modest development of the programme
might be envisaged as time and finances made it possible.
Dean Andrew)
Mrs. Angus )  That the recommendations of the
Executive Committee with respect
to development of Religious Studies
be approved as outlined.
Carried.
Recommendation re Change
in Degree Diplomas
Recommendations drawn up by the Registrar
proposing the following changes in degree diplomas were
circulated at the meeting:
1. That degree diplomas be in English.
2. That the text of the degree diplomas be simplified.
3. That the honorary degree diploma be reduced in
size and be presented in a folder.
With respect to the first recommendation, the
Registrar pointed out that only the diplomas for the B.A.
and honorary degrees were now in Latin, and that the
changing of given names to the Latin form was time
consuming and unsatisfactory.
Dean Andrew)
Dean Scarfe) That the recommendation that degree
diplomas be in English be approved in
principle, and referred to the Dean of
the Faculty of Arts and Science in
conjunction with the Registrar, to
report back to Senate.
Carried. Wednesday, February 14, 1962  3094
Dean Andrew)
Dr. James  ) That the second recommendation be
approved in principle, and referred to
the Deans of the Faculties for
consideration and report back to Senate.
Carried.
Dean Andrew)
Dr. James  )  That the third recommendation be approved
in principle, and referred to the
Honorary Degrees Committee for
consideration and report back to
Senate.
Carried.
Recreation. Athletics
and Physical Education
The report of the Committee on Recreation,
Athletics and Physical Education with respect to the
recommendations of the Faculty of Arts and Science on
abolishing compulsory Physical Education, was circulated
at the meeting. Dean Matthews stated that his Committee
had reached a unanimous decision embodied in the following
motion:
"That  this Committee  recommends  to Senate  that the
Physical Education requirement be  limited to one  year
and that  it be  applicable  to  all  students who  are   in
either the  First or Second Year and are  in their First
year of attendance  at U.B.C,  upperclass  students
transferring from other Colleges being thereby exempted."
Dean Matthews then drew attention to  some  of  the
points incorporated in the   report  as explaining the
Committee's  reasons for differing from the  recommendations
of the Faculty of Arts  and Science.    The Committee hoped Wednesday, February 14, 1962  3095
that a one-year programme could be carried out successfully
with the present staff and facilities, especially if the
intra-mural programme were expanded.  The Committee placed
importance on the part this programme played in developing
recreation interest for later life.  It felt also that
the Committee of the Faculty of Arts and Science might
not have given sufficient emphasis to the mental health
aspects of an activities programme.
Dean Matthews)
Mrs. Angus  ) That the Physical Education requirement
be limited to one year, and that it be
applicable to all students who are in
either the First or Second Year and
are in their first year of attendance
at U.B.C, upperclass students
transferring from other colleges
being thereby exempted.
Carried.
School of Physical
Education and Recreation
Dean Andrew stated that for the past year and
a half, at the instigation of the President and with the
concurrence of Dean Chant, a small committee had been
inquiring informally into the possibility of the transfer
of the academic programme of the School of Physical
Education and Recreation from the Faculty of Arts and
Science to the Faculty of the College of Education.  He
pointed out that the School had two responsibilities -
the academic programme in Physical Education, and a group
of non-academic functions for which it had divided jurisdiction (required Physical Education, extramural athletics,
intramural athletics, and the non-academic recreation
programme).  The committee felt its preliminary discussions Wednesday, February 14, 1962   3096
had proceeded as far as they could, and that a formal inquiry
should now commence.
Dean Andrew)
Dean Scarfe) That the Committee on Recreation,
Athletics and Physical Education be
asked to consider, and report to Senate
on, the feasibility of bringing the
School of Physical Education and
Recreation as a School within the
Faculty of the College of Education for
all academic purposes; and that the
Committee be asked to inquire into, and
report back to Senate on, the administrative arrangements necessary in order
to bring together the activities as
opposed to the academic programme: the
required Physical Education programme,
extramural and intramural athletics,
the activities of the new Recreation
Council, and the management of the
various facilities required to give
effect to these programmes.
Carried.
Revision of the University
Act
Mr. Nemetz reported on the discussions that had
taken place at meetings of the Committee on Revision of the
University Act since its establishment in 1960. The immediate
concern was the future relationship of Victoria College
to the University. In the discussions three plans were
considered:  (1) the development of an autonomous
university in Victoria (a system similar to that in the
Maritimes or in Ontario); (2) the creation of a Grants
Commission similar to that in England to superimpose a
central control over autonomous universities; (3) the
establishment of one university for the Province having
a number of campuses with one Senate and one Board of Wednesday, February 14, 1962  3097
Governors (similar to the system in California).
Following the request made by Senate at its
previous meeting for information on the status of the
Committee's negotiations, the Committee had met earlier
in the day. Dr. Hickman had presented a proposal initiated
by the Victoria College Faculty Board and approved by the
Victoria College Council, based on a University Grants
Commission.  This had been modified slightly by the
Committee, which felt that it might be a useful document
for further discussion and negotiation.
Mr. Dawe suggested as one addition the establishment
of a single Examinations Board for the Province, to set
and supervise all examinations in all years.
The President suggested, and Senate agreed, that
the Committee on Revision of the University Act should
be re-constituted (subject to approval of the Board of
Governors, since it was a joint Board and Senate Committee),
retaining in its membership Mr. Nemetz, Mr. Caple, Dean Chant,
Dean Gage and Dean MacPhee, with the Chancellor and
the President ex-officio, and including Dr. Hickman and
two appointees of Victoria College Council as representatives
of the College, and Messrs. Dawe, Hacker and Rogers as
members of Convocation elected to the Senate; that the Committee
should study the document introduced at this meeting by
Mr. Nemetz, along with any other proposals for the development Wednesday, February 14, 1962 3098
of higher education in British Columbia and suggestions
made by the Senate, the Board of Governors, and Victoria
College Council; and that the Committee should then report
back to Senate.
Colour of Hoods for
New Degrees
The Committee to Consider the Colour of Hoods
for New Degrees recommended light-cadmium yellow for the
hood of the Bachelor of Library Science degree, in conformity
with practice in the United States.
Mr. Gourlay)
Mrs. Boggs ) That this recommendation of the Committee
with respect to the hood for the degree
of Bachelor of Library Science be
approved.
Carried.
Circulated Reports
Department of University
Extension.   1960-61
In expressing the  appreciation of Senate   to  the
Department  of University Extension for a very fine  annual
report, Mrs.  Angus  recalled that  in the early days  of the
University its President had stated that  the   aims of  the
University were three:     teaching,   research,   and extension;
and that memtoers of Faculty had gone  to all parts of the
Province  to  lecture.     She  felt  the  work of University
Extension,  both on an informal basis  in the early days
and through the  present Department,   was  almost  of equal
value  to  the  regular academic programme  on   the University Wednesday, February 14, 1962  3099
campus in its contribution to the lives of the people
of the province.
Dental Education in
British Columbia. 1961
Dr.   J.   B.  Macdonald*s  1961  re-appraisal  of  the  need
for dental education at the University had been circulated
to members of Senate.     The  President  commented that  the
provincial grant  for 1962-63 included $150,000.00 for Dentistry.
Government Grants
The President  reported that the  Federal Government
had decided to  increase  its grant  to  the universities
of Canada.     The  University of British Columbia would
probably receive   about  $700,000.00 of the  increase.     He
reminded the  Senate  that  the  Federal grants had never been
intended to  relieve  the Provincial Governments of responsibility for higher education,  but  were  designed to  permit
the  universities  to  increase   the  variety of their offerings
and to work with students from other countries.
Victoria College
For information of Senate,  Dr.  Hickman reported
that Victoria College  had enjoyed the  opportunity of
entertaining Chancellor Ross  and President MacKenzie  at
a reception the  previous week.     The  Annual Congregation
at Victoria College  would be  held on May 28th,   with President
MacKenzie  as Congregation speaker.     The  first   sod on Wednesday, February 14, 1962  3100
the Gordon Head campus had been turned on January 20th.
The Faculty Board and College Council had decided to
cancel classes on February 16th and 17th as a "mid-term
break".
Dr. Hickman read the memorial minute to Mrs.
Henry Esson Young which had been spread on the minutes
of the Council.
On behalf of the Council, Dr. Hickman requested
approval for a new course, English 245 (3) - Second Year
Seminar in Practical Criticism; pre-requisite to an
Honours course in English, but open also to non-Honours
students.
Dr. Hickman)
Dr. Elliott)  That this proposed new course in
English, to be offered at Victoria
College, be approved.
Carried.
Correspondence
Northwest Baptist Theological
College
A renewed request was received from the Northwest
Baptist Theological College for affiliation with the
University. The President pointed out that this was a
different branch of the Baptist denomination from that
represented by Carey Hall, and that the University would
have to decide at some stage how many divisions of any
denomination should be recognized. Wednesday, February 14, 1962 3101
Dr. Kania  )
Dean MacPhee) That the Chairman of Senate be
authorized to appoint a standing
committee of Senate on affiliation of
other institutions.
Carried.
Health Centre  for Children
The Board of Directors of  the  Health Centre  for
Children requested appointment of a representative  of
Senate   for the  year 1962-83.     It  was  agreed that
Mr.  J.  N.  Hyland should toe  re-appointed in this capacity.
Woodrow Wilson Fellowship
Awards
For confidential information of Senate, Dean Chant
reported that eight students from the University of
British Columbia had been awarded Woodrow Wilson Fellowships
for 1962-63, as compared with four students from the
Universities of Oregon and Washington combined.
Canadian Aid and Commonwealth
Students
For information of Senate,   the  President reported
that over 70 full-time  students under Colombo Plan,
Canadian-African Aid, and Commonwealth Scholarship
programmes were registered at each of the Universities
of Toronto and McGill, in contrast to 39 at the University
of British Columbia.
Faculty Publications
Publications by members of Faculty, received by Wednesday, February 14, 1962  3102
the President since the previous meeting of Senate, were
on display.
Death of Mr. F. J. Burd
The  following memorial minute  to  the  late
F.   J.  Burd,   LL.D.,   was  read:
FRANCIS  JAMES  BURD
Francis James Burd died in the Vancouver
General Hospital January 6,   1962,  one  day
before his ninety-second birthday.
A newspaper man for seventy-eight  years,
his most notable  association was with the Province.
which he   joined at the beginning of the  century
and from which he  formally retired as Managing
Director in 1935;   to  the  last he maintained an
office  in that newspaper's building.     He  was one
of the  founders of the Canadian Press  and a Past-
President of the  Canadian Daily Newspaper Association
and the  American Newspaper Publishers'   Association.
Mr.  Burd was one  of the most  active  citizens
this province has known and,   appropriately,  he
was named as Vancouver's Good Citizen of  the  year
in 1938.
As  a man of many interests who  took his
responsibilities  seriously,  he  sat  as  a member
of the  Board of Governors of the University of
British Columbia from 1929  to  1935  and as a
member of the Senate  of the University from
1943 to  1955.     In the  latter year the  University
conferred upon him an honorary degree.     A decade
earlier he had been made  a Commander of the
Order of the British Empire.
Not   surprisingly,  Mr.  Burd's  services were
in great demand,   as  is  shown by the  fact  that he
was elected to many Boardsof Directors,   including
the  Anglican Theological College  of British Columbia,
the  British Columtoia Cancer Institute   and St.
John's Ambulance  Association.     He  was  a communicant
of St.  James Church for over sixty years.
The University of British Columtoia mourns his
death and extends its  condolences  to  the memtoers
of the  family. Wednesday, February 14, 1962  3103
Dean Scarfe)
Dr. Sage  )  That this memorial to Mr. Burd be
spread on the minutes of Senate, and
a copy sent to his family.
Carried.
Death of Professor Emeritus J. Henderson
The following memorial minute to Professor
Emeritus James Henderson, who had been a member of Senate
for some seven years, was read:
JAMES HENDERSON
Professor Emeritus James Henderson died in
Vancouver January 22, 1962, at the age of ninety-six
after a short illness.  He joined the Department
of Philosophy of the University of British Columbia
in 1915 as one of the original members of the
Faculty. Upon his retirement in 1933 he became
Professor Emeritus.
James Henderson was born in Scotland and came
to Canada in 1899.  A teacher throughout his
adult life, he taught Latin and English at King
Edward High School and Philosophy at McGill
College.  He was a well-known and beloved member
of the Faculty of the University, as was recognised
when he was appointed to Senate by the Lieutenant-
Governor in 1924, a responsibility that he carried
out for seven years.
Many members of the present Faculty remember
James Henderson with affection. They will be
joined by other memtoers of this community in
extending their sympathy to surviving members of
his family.
Dr.  Sage       )
Dean Soward)     That  this  statement toe  spread on the
minutes of Senate,   and a copy sent to
Mrs.  Henderson and her family.
Carried.
Death of Miss May Barclay
The President reported, with regret, the death
*■ Wednesday, February 14, 1962   3104
on February 5, 1962, of Miss May Barclay, Assistant
Professor in the Department of Mathematics.
Other Business
Prospectus of Seminary
of Christ the King
Copies of the Prospectus of the Seminary of Christ
the King at Mission had been received by members of Senate,
and it was noted that the Seminary offered a Bachelor of
Arts degree in Honours Philosophy or in a General Course.
It was agreed that the Chairman of Senate should
be asked to investigate the auspices under which this
degree was authorized, and whether the Seminary had a
charter.
University Policy on
Recognition of Chaplains
Dean Andrew stated that a University Religious
Council had been established in 1960, including the heads
of the affiliated theological colleges or their representatives, interested Faculty members, and representatives
of student organizations.
The Council had been considering some form of
University recognition for the chaplains appointed by
religious groups.  Dean Andrew felt it would not be appropriate
for such chaplains to receive a formal University appointment.
However, he had proposed to Dr. R. M. Clark, for discussion Wednesday, February 14, 1962  3105
with the Council of which he was Chairman, that the Council
might appoint a committee consisting of the heads of
affiliated institutions and the chaplains, and that a member
of Senate might be nominated to the committee.
It was agreed that Dean Chant should act as
representative of Senate if such a representative were in
due course requested by the Council.
Proposal re University
Press
Dr. Gibson had inquired whether the Alumni
Association could assist in the establishment of a University
of British Columbia Press.  The President stated that this
would mean the sponsoring of appropriate journals and books.
It was agreed that Dean Perry, as Chairman of the
Publications Committee, should inquire into this and report
back to Senate.
Good Wishes and Appreciation
to Dean Andrew
On behalf of Senate, Mr. Nemetz expressed good
wishes to Dean Andrew in his new position, and appreciation
for the contribution he had made to the work of the Senate
while at the University of British Columbia.
The meeting adjourned at 10:40 p.m.
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