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Array Wednesday, May 14th, 1958       2550
The fourth regular meeting of the Senate of the
University of British Columbia for the Session 1957-58 was
held on Wednesday, May 14th, 1958, at 8:00 p.m., in the
Board and Senate Room, Administration Building.
Present: President N.A.M. MacKenzie (in the
Chair), Dean G.S. Allen, Mrs. H.F. Angus, Mr. C.B. Bourne,
Mr. J.M, Buchanan, Dr. J.J.R. Campbell, Very Rev. H. Carr,
Dean S.N.F. Chant, The Honourable J. V. Clyne, Dr. I. McT.
Cowan, Mr. L.G.R. Crouch, Mr. G.D, Darling, Dean B.A. Eagles,
Miss M.M. Fallis, Dr. S.M. Friedman, Dean W.H. Gage, Mr. B.C
Gillie, Mr. H.C Gilliland, Mr. CC Gourlay, Dean H.C
Gunning, Dr. W.H. Hickman, Major H.C Holmes, Dr. F.H,
Johnson, Mr. F.M, Knapp, Colonel H.T. Logan, The Honourable
Mr. Justice A.E. Lord, Dr, M.F. McGregor, Dean E.D. MacPhee,
Dean A.W, Matthews, Dean M.D, Mawdsley, Mr. F.A, Morrison,
Mr. N.T. Nemetz, Dr. F. Noakes, Dean J.W. Patterson, Mrs.
L.E. Ranta, Dr. W.N. Sage, Dr. B. Savery, Dean N.V, Scarfe,
Dean G.M. Shrum, Dean F.H. Soward, Rev. W.S, Taylor, Dr. H.V.
Warren, Mr, A.A. Webster, Mr. L.G.J. Wong, Dr. S.H. Zbarsky,
Dr. J.K. Friesen and Mr. Neal Harlow. Mr. J.F. McLean was
also present by invitation in the capacity of an observer,
and Dr. M.M. Maclntyre in the capacity of Acting-Dean of
the Faculty of Law.
Messages of regret for their inability to be
present were received from Dean G.C. Andrew, Mr. K.P. Caple,
Miss M. Cottingham, Dr. R.D. James, Dr, J.E.A. Kania, Dr.
F.P. Patterson and the Rev, H.F. Woodhouse. Wednesday, May 14th, 1958      2551
Minutes of the Previous Meeting
Dean Soward)
Dean Chant )  That the minutes of the third regular
meeting of Senate for the Session 1957-58,
having been circulated, be taken as read
and adopted.
Carried.
Senate Membership
Amendment to the University
Act
The President reported that the amendment to the
University Act, recommended by the Senate and the Board of
Governors, including in the membership of Senate two
Professors of the Faculty of Victoria College elected by
the members of the Faculty, had been passed.  Election of
these representatives had not been completed.
Notice of Re-appointments
by the Lieutenant-Governor-
in-Council
The Secretary read a communication from the
Minister of Education stating that an Order-in-Council had
been passed renewing the appointments to Senate of Dr. R.F,
Sharp, Major H.C Holmes and Mr. L.J. Ladner, for a period
of three years from March 1st, 1958. The President welcomed
these appointees for the ensuing term.
From the Board of Governors
Approval of Recommendations
of Senate
It was noted that the Board of Governors, on
March 3rd, 1958, had approved the following recommendations Wednesday, May 14th, 1958       2552
of Senate:
New awards and changes in awards
Calendar material for 1958-59 (additional courses to
be offered only if instructors are available and
enrolment adequate)
Division of Department of Philosophy and Psychology
Establishment of a School of Rehabilitation within the
Faculty of Medicine (on condition that cost of
establishment and operation does not exceed the funds
available by special grant).
New Awards and Changes in
Awards. Accepted Subject to
Approval of Senate
Letters were received reporting that the Board of
Governors had accepted the following new awards and changes
in awards, subject to approval of Senate:
Trans Mountain Oil Pipe Line Company Scholarships
The Vancouver Local Office, Unemployment Insurance
Commission, Staff Scholarship
The Fred D. Mulholland Bursary in Forest Management
The Vancouver Business and Professional Women's Club
Scholarship
The William Rea Scholarship in Television (change in
terms)
University Women's Club of Vancouver Bursaries (increase
in value)
The Ciba Prize in Psychiatry
Haney Fruit Ranchers Association Bursaries
Life Underwriters' Association of Vancouver Scholarship
The Lions Gate Branch, No. 79, Canadian Legion
Scholarships
The Lions Club of Vancouver Chinatown Bursary Wednesday, May 14th, 1958      2553
The Stry Credit Union Bursary
The Vancouver Electrical Association Scholarship.
Summer Session Courses. 1958
Notice was received that the Board of Governors,
on March 3rd, 1958, had approved the preliminary list of
courses for the 1958 Summer Session, and had authorized the
Senate to make any minor desirable changes in the list.
Resolution of Advisory
Committee on Women's
Residences
This item was deferred to the end of the meeting.
Department of Fine Arts
The Secretary read a letter stating that the Board
of Governors had approved, subject to concurrence of Senate,
a recommendation that Fine Arts should be established as a
Department in the Faculty of Arts and Science.
Dean Chant commented that for some time Fine Arts
had been functioning essentially as a Department, but under
the direction of the Dean.
Dean Chant )
Dean Scarfe) That Fine Arts be established as a
Department within the Faculty of Arts
and Science.
Carried.
The President added that, subject to formal
approval of Departmental status by the Senate, the Board
had appointed Mr. B. C. Binning as Head of the Department
and Mr. Ian McNairn as Executive Secretary. Wednesday, May 14th, 1958       2554
From the Faculties
Results of Sessional
Examinations - Candidates
for Degrees and Diplomas
The Registrar reported that 1,104 candidates had
qualified for degrees at the Spring Congregations - 545 on
May 20th and 559 on May 21st.  The total for the previous
year had been 966,
Copies of the list of candidates for degrees, of
those who had passed in subjects written but not completed
requirements, and of those required to write supplementals,
had been circulated.  The Registrar stated that Arnold
Peter Mathus, among the candidates for the degree of
Bachelor of Science (General Course), should be listed as
"Passed" instead of "Required to write supplementals'*.
Dean Chant)
Dean Gage ) That the candidates listed for the various
degrees in the Faculty of Arts and Science,
as recommended by the Faculty, be awarded
the degree for which they have qualified.
Carried.
Dean Gunning)
Dr. Noakes  ) That the candidates listed for degrees
in the Faculty of Applied Science, as
recommended by the Faculty, be awarded
the degree for which they have qualified.
Carried.
Dean Gunning stated that, as was customary, the
marks for students expected to graduate in the School of
Nursing in October, 1958, would be sent out in due course,
and the list of names of the candidates for degrees would
be submitted to Senate after completion of summer field work. Dean Eagles )
Dr, Campbell)
Wednesday, May 14th, 1958      2555
That the degree of Bachelor of Science
in Agriculture (in the Honours Course or
General Course, as indicated) be awarded
to the candidates listed, as recommended
by the Faculty of Agriculture.
Carried.
Acting-Dean Maclntyre)
Mr.  Bourne )
That  the  candidates recommended
by the  Faculty of Law be  awarded
the  degree  of Bachelor of Laws.
Carried.
Dean Matthews)
Dr. Zbarsky )
That the candidates recommended by the
Faculty of Pharmacy be awarded the
degree of Bachelor of Science in
Pharmacy.
Carried.
Dean Patterson)
Dr. Friedman )
That the candidates recommended by the
Faculty of Medicine be awarded the
degree of Doctor of Medicine.
Carried.
Dean Shrum )
Dean Soward)
Dean Allen)
Mr. Knapp )
Dean Allen)
Mr. Knapp )
That the candidates listed for the
various degrees in the Faculty of
Graduate Studies, as recommended by the
Faculty, be awarded the degree for which
they have qualified.
Carried.
That the candidates listed for the degree
of Bachelor of Science in Forestry, as
recommended by the Faculty, be awarded the
degree for which they have qualified.
Carried.
That the candidates listed for the degree
of Bachelor of Science in Forestry, Sopron
Division, as recommended by the Division
and the Faculty, be awarded the degree for
which they have qualified.
Carried. Dean Scarfe)
Dr. Johnson)
Dean MacPhee)
Mr. Wong   )
Dean Chant)
Dean Gage )
Wednesday, May 14th, 1958
That the candidates listed for the degree
of Bachelor of Education (Graduate
Programme, Secondary Programme, or
Elementary Programme), as recommended by
the Faculty, be awarded the degree for
which they have qualified.
Carried.
That the candidates listed and
recommended by the Faculty of Commerce
and Business Administration, be awarded
the degree of Bachelor of Commerce.
Carried.
That the Deans of the Faculties concerned,
in consultation with the Registrar and
the Chairman of Senate, be authorized to
make any corrections that may prove to be
necessary in the list of candidates for
the various degrees.
Carried.
2556
Results in Lower Years -
Authorization for Release
of Marks
Dean Gage  )
Dean Scarfe) That the Deans of the Faculties and the
Registar, in consultation with the
Chairman of Senate, be authorized to
deal with the results other than those
for candidates for degrees, and to
release the marks in due course.
Carried.
Faculty of Arts and Science
The Secretary read a recommendation from the
Faculty of Arts and Science that a new course, Russian 101,
3 units (Basic Russian for Science) be approved and made
available for the Session 1958-59. The President commented
that this was being introduced after discussions with
representatives of certain Departments in the Federal Wednesday, May 14th, 1958      2557
Government and others.
Dean Chant )
Dean Soward) That, subject to the approval of the
Board of Governors, this new course in
Russian be approved and made available
for the Session 1958-59.
Carried.
Faculty of Medicine
The Secretary read a recommendation from the
Faculty of Medicine that the title of the Department "Public
Health" be changed to "Preventive Medicine".
Dean Patterson)
Dr. Friedman ) That this recommendation of the Faculty
of Medicine be approved.
Carried.
Faculty of Commerce and
Business Administration
At its meeting on May 9th, the Faculty of Commerce
and Business Administration had approved a recommendation to
Senate that Miss Josephine Chiu, a student in the Fourth
Year, be required to withdraw from the Faculty, on account
of her unsatisfactory academic record throughout three
winter sessions.
Dean MacPhee)
Mr. Gourlay ) That this student be required to withdraw from the Faculty of Commerce and
Business Administration, as recommended.
Carried.
Faculty of Graduate Studies
Programmes of Master's
Degrees in Education
Before reading the recommendation of the Faculty
of Graduate Studies, the Secretary explained that the Wednesday, May 14th, 1958      2558
"Secondary Basic" certificate to which reference was made
on pages 355 and 364 of the 1958-59 Calendar, was a British
Columbia provincial certificate, and consequently the
prerequisites listed for students enrolling in a Master's
degree programme in Education did not make allowance for
equivalent qualifications of students from other provinces.
The Faculty therefore recommended that wherever the "S.B."
certificate was mentioned as prerequisite for a Master's
degree in Arts (Education) or Education, there should be
added "or two years of teaching experience subsequent to
teacher training."
The Faculty also recommended that the requirement
(pages 355 and 364, 1(c)) of First Class standing in at
least 6 units of Education courses numbered 300 or above,
taken subsequently to the postgraduate year, should be
amended to read "......taken in the teacher-training year
or subsequently"; and that the requirement (pages 355 and 364,
2(c)) of Second Class or higher standing in at least 3 units
of Education in a course numbered 300 or above, taken
subsequently to Normal School, should be deleted.  It was
noted that this change restored the prerequisites in this
respect to those in effect under the programme for a
Master's degree in Education prior to the establishment of
the College of Education.
Dean Shrum )
Dean Scarfe) That the amendments to prerequisites for
the degrees of Master of Arts in Education
and Master of Education be approved, as
recommended.
Carried. Wednesday, May 14th, 1958      2559
Far Eastern Language
The Secretary read the following recommendation
from the Faculty of Graduate Studies:
"Students in the Humanities or Social Sciences who
find it necessary to acquire competence in a Far
Eastern language as a prerequisite for the writing
of a graduate thesis may, on the recommendation
of the Head of the Department and with the approval
of the Executive Committee of the Faculty of
Graduate Studies, receive three units of credit
in the language chosen towards the M.A. degree."
Dean Soward)
Dean Shrum )  That credit towards the M.A. degree be
allowed for acquired competence in a
Far Eastern language, as recommended.
Carried.
Change in Effective Date
of Revised Admission
Requirements. Faculty of
Law
The Senate at its previous meeting had approved a
change in admission requirements to the Faculty of Law, to
become effective in September, 1959. At the request of
certain members of the legal fraternity, who felt that this
would inconvenience persons already planning to enter the
Faculty of Law in 1959, the Chairman of Senate had authorized
a change in the effective date of the new admission
requirements to September, 1960.
Mr, Clyne)
Dean Gage) That Senate ratify the change in effective
date of revised admission requirements to
the Faculty of Law, to September, 1960.
Carried, Wednesday, May 14th, 1958      2560
Reports of Committees
Prizes. Scholarships
and Bursaries
Copies of List No. 6, dated April 30th, 1958, of
awards made during the Session 1957-58, were circulated at
the meeting.
Dean Gage)
Dr. Sage )  That List No. 6 of awards for the Session
1957-58 be formally approved.
Carried.
Sessional Awards -
Final Years
Copies of List No. 1, dated May 14th, 1958, of
awards for graduate study and in the final undergraduate
year only, were circulated. Dean Gage outlined briefly the
academic records of the leaders of the graduating classes.
Dean Gage)
Mr. Knapp) That awards be made as recommended to
students graduating at the Spring
Congregation, 1958.
Carried.
New Awards
Acceptance of the following new awards was
recommended, under the terms of award indicated:
Trans Mountain Oil Pipe Line Company
Scholarships
Trans Mountain Oil Pipe Line Company offers six
scholarships of $750.00 each to students of good
academic standing at the Senior Matriculation or
First Year Arts and Science level who intend to
proceed to further studies at the University of
British Columbia in Engineering, the Physical
Sciences, or Geology, with special consideration
being given to those entering First Year Engineering,
Preference will be given to those applicants from Wednesday, May 14th, 1958      2561
rural or urban areas along the route of Trans
Mountain Oil Pipe Line, i.e. lower and upper
Fraser Valley, Chilliwack, Hope, Merritt,
Kamloops, and the North Thompson River region.
In selecting the winners the financial
circumstances of applicants, as well as their
academic standing, will be a consideration.
The Vancouver Local Office. Unemployment
Insurance Commission. Staff Scholarship
A scholarship of $150.00, established by the Staff
of the Vancouver Local Office, Unemployment
Insurance Commission, is offered in competition
to sons and daughters of members of the staff who
are contributors to the Staff Welfare Fund.  It
is open to eligible applicants proceeding in the
fall from Grade XII or Grade XIII of high school
to a full course of studies at the University
leading to a degree.  Selection of the winner
will be made on the basis of academic standing,
personal qualities, and achievement in school
and community affairs.  Candidates must complete
the General Application for Scholarship form
obtainable from the Dean of Administrative and
Inter-Faculty Affairs, University of British
Columbia. The completed application form must be
received by the University not later than
June 30th.
The Fred D. Mulholland Bursary in
Forest Management
An annual bursary of $75.00, endowed by the family
of Fred D. Mulholland as a memorial to an outstanding
leader in forestry in British Columbia, is offered
to students in forestry.  This bursary will be
awarded to a student completing the Third Year who
has good academic standing in specified courses in
the field of Forest Management, and needs financial
assistance.
The Vancouver Business and Professional
Women's Club Scholarship
A scholarship of $400.00 a year for four years,
gift of the Vancouver Business and Professional
Women's Club to commemorate British Columbia's
Centennial Year, was awarded in the Summer of
1958.  It was open to women students with First
Year University standing or Senior Matriculation
proceeding to engineering or to an engineering
or to an Honours B.Sc. course in Bacteriology, Wednesday, May 14th, 1958      2562
Biochemistry, Biology, Botany, Chemistry, Geology,
Mathematics (applied), Physics, Physiology, or
Zoology,  The award was made on the basis of
academic record, promise of ability in research
and intention to pursue a career in one of the
fields mentioned above, personal qualities and
character.
The Ciba Prize in Psychiatry
A prize of $100.00, the gift of Ciba Company
Limited, Montreal, is offered annually to students
in the Final Year of the course leading to the
degree of M.D.  It will be awarded to the student
who is considered to be the most outstanding in
the subject of Psychiatry. The award will be
made on the recommendation of the Department.
Haney Fruit Ranchers Association Bursaries - $200,00,
to be used for the financial assistance of Japanese-
Canadian students.
Life Underwriters Association of
Vancouver Scholarship
A scholarship of $200.00, the gift of the Life
Underwriters Association of Vancouver, is open
to students who are completing the Third Year in
the Faculty of Commerce and Business Administration,
are taking the course in life insurance offered
in that year, and are proceeding to the Final Year.
The selection of the winner will be made by the
Faculty on the basis of academic standing, personal
qualities, and character. At the discretion of
the Faculty, the financial circumstances of those
eligible may be a factor in the selection.
The Lions Gate Branch. No. 79.
Canadian Legion Scholarships
Two scholarships of $250.00 each (one for a woman
student and one for a man) were offered in
competition to students entering the University
in September, 1958. To be eligible applicants
were required to have been in attendance at
Kitsilano High School for at least Grades XI to
XII, to have written the standard departmental
examinations and to have obtained an overall
average of at least 70% in these examinations.
One of the parents of the candidate must have
served with the Canadian Forces in World War I,
II, or the Korean conflict. Winners were
selected by the University in consultation with
Branch No. 79.
A Wednesday, May 14th, 1958      2563
The Lions Club of Vancouver Chinatown
Bursary
A bursary of $100.00, gift of the Lions Club of
Vancouver Chinatown, was offered in the Session
1958-59 to Chinese students residing in Vancouver
and graduating from Vancouver high schools.  It
was open to candidates entering the University in
the fall in a full course leading to a degree.
The winner was selected from those with good
academic standing and needing financial assistance.
The selection was made by the University in
consultation with the Club.
The Stry Credit Union Bursary
A bursary of $300.00 is offered by Stry Credit
Union to students who are members of the Union, and
who are the sons, daughters, or legal dependents
of members of at least one year's standing.  It
is open in competition to students proceeding from
Grade XII or Grade XIII to attendance at the
University (or Victoria College) in a full course
leading to a degree. The winner will receive
$200.00 during the first year of studies and,
subject to satisfactory standing, $100.00 during
the second year.  The award will be made on the
basis of financial need and academic standing.
If no suitable candidates apply, similarly
qualified members already in attendance at the
University will be considered.
The Vancouver Electrical Association
Scholarship
A scholarship of $250.00, the gift of the Vancouver
Electrical Association, is offered to students
entering the Final Year of the undergraduate course
in electrical engineering or beginning or continuing
graduate studies toward a higher degree in this
field. This scholarship will be awarded to a
student who, because of his academic standing and
promise in research and investigation, is deserving
of assistance.
The Richard and Mary Legh Trophy. Faculty of
Medicine. U.B.C - a silver trophy cup to he
kept in the permanent possession of the Faculty
and to be "awarded" each year to the class in
Medicine considered by the Faculty to have made
the best all-round contribution during the year.
A Wednesday, May 14th, 1958      2564
The Samuel and Rebecca Nemetz Proficiency
Prize
A prize of $50.00, the gift of Nathan T. Nemetz,
Q.C, in memory of his parents, will be awarded
to a student in any year of the Law course who
has an outstanding academic record. The winner
will be selected by the Faculty of Law.
The Samuel and Rebecca Nemetz Prize in
Constitutional Law
A prize of $50.00, the gift of Nathan T, Nemetz,
Q.C, in memory of his parents, will be awarded
in May to the student in the Third Year who
obtains the highest standing in the subject of
constitutional law.
The Hamilton Junior High School
Hungarian Student Scholarships
From funds collected through the efforts of the
students and staff of Hamilton Junior High School,
North Vancouver, two scholarships of $250.00 each
were provided, one for study in the Session 1958-59
and the other for study in the Session 1959-60.
The purpose of these scholarships is to assist
worthy and deserving Hungarian students of academic
merit to begin or continue their studies at the
University,
The Vancouver Natural History Society
Prize
A prize in the form of a book to the value of
$25.00, the gift of the Vancouver Natural History
Society, is offered to the best student in Fourth
Year Botany,
Beulah Garden Homes Society Prize
A prize of $100.00, the gift of the Beulah Garden
Homes Society, was offered in the Session 1957-58
for a special project on old age housing as part
of the regular course of the Third Year of
Architecture.  It was awarded for the best project
as determined by the School of Architecture.
Canadian Kodak Co. Limited Fellowship
A fellowship of $1,600.00 with an additional grant
of $1,000.00 to defray expenses in providing
facilities and materials for the research undertaken
A Wednesday, May 14th, 1958      2565
was offered in the Session 1958-59 to a graduate
student in the field of Physics.
The West Kootenay Branch. B. 0. Division.
CM.A. Bursary
A bursary of $250.00, the gift of the West Kootenay
Branch, B. C. Division, Canadian Medical Association,
is offered to students registered in the Faculty of
Medicine and taking a full course leading to the
degree of M.D.  It will be awarded to a promising
and deserving student who requires financial
assistance.  First preference will be given to
students from the West Kootenay area of the
Province,
Prizes for Proficiency
Three prizes of $50.00 from an anonymous donor
were offered in May, 1958 to students in the
Faculty of Law.  They were awarded for proficiency.
The R.A.F, Silver Jubilee Chapter.
I.O.D.E., Bursary
A bursary of $100.00, the gift of the R.A.F. Silver
Jubilee Chapter Imperial Order Daughters of the
Empire, is offered in the Faculty of Medicine.  It
will be awarded to a promising and deserving student
in the Third or Fourth Year who has high standing
and needs financial assistance.
The Warner-Lambert Research Fellowship
in Pharmacy
A fellowship of $1,200.00, the gift of Warner-Lambert
of Canada Limited, is offered annually for graduate
study and research in the field of pharmacy. The
winner will be selected by the Faculty of Pharmacy,
with preference being given to graduates in Pharmacy
of Canadian Universities, and must enroll as a
candidate for the degree of Master of Science in
Pharmacy at this University. An additional $300.00
will be paid to the Faculty toward the cost of
materials and equipment required in the research
undertaken.
The Vancouver Postal Club Scholarship
A scholarship of $150.00 is offered by the Vancouver
Postal Club to sons, daughters, and legal dependents
of postal employees whose employment is in the
Vancouver Postal Area.  It will be awarded by the
J Wednesday, May 14th, 1958      2566
University, in consultation with the Club to a
student entering the University from Grade XII
or XIII to begin a full course of studies leading
to a degree in any field. Applicants will be
considered on the basis of academic standing,
qualities of leadership as shown by their interest
and participation in school and community affairs,
and personal qualities and character. The final
date for submitting applications is June 30th.
Changes in Awards
Dean Gage reported the following changes in title,
value, or terms of established awards:
The William Rea Scholarship in Television
(change in title and terms
$
A scholarship of $1,000.00 will be offered annually
by William Rea, Jr., Vice-president of CHEK-TV Ltd.,
in honour of his father, a pioneer Edmonton educator.
The scholarship is open to a University of British
Columbia graduate or graduating student of either
sex, who shows the best aptitude in terms of
scholarship and extra-curricular activity for a
career in television in drama, music, writing,
photography, engineering or business.  The student
may attend any recognized graduate school which
will further his training in this area, and the
scholarship may be renewed for one or more years
in appropriate circumstances. Any graduate or
graduating student who may be interested should
apply to the Dean of Administrative and Inter-
Faculty Affairs by March 15th, and should request
three or more instructors familiar with his work
to send to the Dean confidential statements
indicating the merits of the applicant and their
estimate of his ability to pursue work in one of
the areas of television as outlined above. Definite
details should be given as to the field of study
in which the candidate desires to work.
University Women's Club of Vancouver - two bursaries
for the Session 1958-59 increased from $200.00 each
to $250.00 each.
Dean Gage  )
Dr. McGregor) That these new awards and changes in
awards be accepted as recommended, and
that letters of appreciation be sent
to the donors.
Carried, Wednesday, May 14th, 1958      2567
Honorary Degrees
The Committee on Honorary Degrees had obtained
the approval of more than half the members of Senate, by
telephone poll, for conferring the degree of Doctor of Laws
on His Royal Highness Prince Bernhard of the Netherlands,
who was visiting British Columbia in connection with
centennial festivities honouring Captain George Vancouver.
This degree had been conferred at a Special Congregation on
Friday, May 9th.
Dean Soward)
Mr. Gillie ) That Senate approve the award of an
honorary degree of Doctor of Laws to His
Royal Highness Prince Bernhard of the
Netherlands.
Carried.
On behalf of the Committee, Dean Soward presented
three further recommendations for honorary degrees to be
conferred later in 1958:
Dr. R. G. Sproul, retiring President of the University of
California - LL.D. at one of the Special Congregations
in September;
Mr. W. C Costin, President of St. John's College, Oxford
(replacing Lord Adrian of Cambridge who is unable to
attend the Special Congregations) - LL.D. at one of the
Special Congregations in September;
Dr, David Rockefeller - LL.D. at one of the Special
Congregations in September (to coincide with the
anticipated opening of International House social
centre) or at the October Congregation.
Dean Soward)
Mr. Gillie ) That Senate approve the award of honorary
degrees of Doctor of Laws at Congregations
in September or October, 1958, to Dr.
Sproul, Mr. Costin and Dr. Rockefeller,
as recommended, if they are able to be
present to receive the degree.
Carried. Wednesday, May 14th, 1958      2568
Summer Session
Copies of the Summer Session Bulletin for 1958 had
been circulated. Dean Chant commented that more courses
were being offered this year than previously, in anticipation
of increased enrolment, and that a very good staff had been
provided.
Dean Chant)
Dean Gage ) That the courses to be offered at Summer
Session, 1958, as listed in the Bulletin,
be approved, subject to adequate enrolment.
Carried.
Calendar Material for
1958-59
Dean Gage reported as follows on questions of detail
in connection with the Calendar material for 1958-59 which
had been referred to him and an appropriate Committee at the
previous meeting of Senate:
Zoology 401 - unit value was 3 units; students concerned
would be notified prior to registration.
Chemistry 203 - hours per week of laboratory had been
reduced from 3 to 2, with provision for occasional
waiving of the laboratory if the course proved to be
too heavy.  This course would receive further
consideration prior to 1959-60.
Home Economics 310 - Miss Black would prefer to have
Zoology 303 a required course prior to H.E, 310, but
she had found that students were frequently unable
to fit all desirable courses into their programme.
Courses in Industrial Arts - (investigated by Dean Gunning) -
apart from Education 252, Industrial Arts courses offered
by the College and Faculty of Education did not duplicate
those in the Faculty of Applied Science.  Education 252
was included for administrative purposes only, and
teachers completing similar courses before the establishment of the College and Faculty of Education would be
given appropriate credit for it. Wednesday, May 14th, 1958     2569
Recreation. Athletics
and Physical Education
A report of the Committee on Recreation, Athletics
and Physical Education was circulated at the meeting.  Dean
Matthews commented on, and amplified, some of the major
recommendations in the report.  In addition, he read an
editorial from the Province (May 2nd, 1958) with reference
to a survey of physical education programmes in British,
Danish, Swedish and German schools, conducted by Mr. Donald
Pritchard, inspector in the Vancouver schools.
It was agreed that the report should be left with
the members of Senate for study, that it be returned to the
agenda of the next meeting, and that in the meantime it be
considered a confidential document restricted to the Senate
and the Board of Governors.
Mrs. Angus stated that the Vancouver School Board
was preparing a similar report on the physical education
programme in Vancouver schools, both elementary and secondary.
Affiliation of Theological
Colleges
A progress report of the Committee on Affiliation
of Theological Colleges had been circulated prior to the
meeting. Dean MacPhee referred to the non-specificity of
clauses (a) and (b) of the 1920 rules of Senate with regard
to affiliation of theological colleges.  The Committee
recommended that the following principles, based on the
criteria used by the American Association of Theological Wednesday, May 14th, 1958      2570
Schools in accrediting applicants for affiliation, should
be approved by Senate as interpretations of clauses (a) and
(b) of the 1920 Senate statement:
"1. The College should be in good standing with respect
to a recognized constituency of churches.
2. It should be the policy of the College to appoint to
its regular teaching staff only people who have at
least the minimum standard of training normally
required in university work, i.e. university
education to the Bachelor's degree, followed by
further study, preferably leading to another degree,
in the field of specialization.  For theological
colleges this will normally be in the field of
theological studies.
3. The School should have at least four full-time
properly qualified professors giving their time to
the work of post-college theological education, the
degree of this service to be calculated independently
of the contribution of part-time members of the
Faculty.
4. It should be the policy of the College to operate
predominantly at a post-university level, i.e. it
should normally require university graduation as a
pre-requisite for admission to its regular courses
of training in theology.  Though the College would
have the right to admit some students to its regular
* courses in theology without previous university
training these should not ordinarily constitute a
majority of the student body.  In special cases where
the student is mature, students may be admitted
" without University graduation, but Senior Matriculation
should be required as a minimum.
5. The courses of training given in theology should be
* designed to be of a standard which would be acceptable
f in the American Association of Theological Schools,
* though without any obligation on the College to become
a member of this Association.
6. The College should have a sufficient degree of
* separateness and independence from any other
institution: (a) to identify its assets and its
expenditures; (b) to mark its specific functions as
a theological college; (c) to give it a governing
body of its own.
7. It should have authority from the Government of the
Province of British Columbia to grant degrees in
theology.
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8, It should be the policy of the College to maintain
library resources adequate to the courses which it
offers.
9. The College should be able to present evidence of its
ability to conduct a strong educational programme, and
of having sufficient stability and permanence to
maintain it."
Dean MacPhee)
Dr. Taylor ) That the report of the Committee on
Affiliation of Theological Colleges be
received as a progress report, and
that the principles listed be accepted
as interpretations of the established
rules of Senate with regard to
affiliation of theological colleges.
Carried.
It was agreed that the Committee should continue
its study with reference to the application for affiliation
of the Northwest Baptist Bible College.
Report of the Institute of
Oceanography. 1956-57
The 1956-57 report of the Institute of Oceanography
had been circulated prior to the meeting. Dr. Cowan spoke
briefly on the activities of the Institute and its problems
with regard to staff.  He stated that Dr. G. L. Pickard
would be replacing Dr, Clemens as Director as of July 1st,
1958.
Dr. Cowan )
Dean Shrum) That the report of the Institute of
Oceanography for 1956-57 be received.
Carried.
University Publications
Copies of the University Calendar for 1958-59,
Summer Session Bulletin, 1958, and the record of Publications
of Faculty and Staff for 1956-57 were available to members Wednesday, May 14th, 1958      2572
of Senate.  Congratulations were extended to Dean Gage and
the Registrar for the preparation of the Calendar and Summer
Session Bulletin.
Faculty Publications
Copies of Faculty publications received by the
President's Office since the last meeting of Senate were
on display.
Annual Congregations
The Secretary reminded members of Senate that the
Baccalaureate Service would be held on Sunday, May 18th, at
11:00 a.m. in the Brock Memorial Building; Congregations
would start at 2:30 p.m. in the Armoury on May 20th and 21st.
Victoria College Council
Dr. Hickman reported on examination results at
Victoria College.
Corre spondence
Miss D. Jefferd
A letter of appreciation from Miss Jefferd for
the statement recorded in Senate minutes, was received.
Judge J. L. Ryan
The Secretary read a letter from Judge J. L. Ryan
of Bathurst, New Brunswick, to the President, forwarding
original minutes of a meeting of Convocation of the
University of British Columbia held October 22nd, 1890, and
a letter dated December 18th, 1891, from the Attorney-General Wednesday, May 14th, 1958      2573
of British Columbia to I. W. Powell, then Chancellor of the
University.  These documents had been given to Judge Ryan
recently by the family of Mr. J. M. O'Brien, Secretary of
Convocation in 1890,
Colonel Logan supplemented the documents with a
summary of the early history of Convocation and the Senate.
School of Physiotherapy
The President reported that resolutions had been
sent by the Greater Vancouver Health League and the Imperial
Order Daughters of the Empire, urging the establishment of
a school for training physical and occupational therapists.
It was agreed that these letters should be suitably acknowledged,
and referred to Dean Patterson.
Faculty of Dentistry
The President stated that he had also a number of
requests for early establishment of a Faculty of Dentistry,
The Board of Governors supported the view that this Faculty
could be organized only when there was assurance of funds
for operating and housing it.
Classical Association
of Canada
The President reported receipt of a letter of
appreciation from the Classical Association of Canada for
the University's annual financial contribution to its
publication The Phoenix.
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Dean Gage
A letter of appreciation was received from Dean
Gage for the honorary degree awarded him by the Senate.
Other Business
King George VI Statue
The President announced that the statue of King
George VI, to be given to the University by the P. A.
Woodward Foundation through the War Amputations of Canada,
would be unveiled on Sunday, June 22nd, at 2:30 p.m.  It
was to be located east of the War Memorial Gymnasium, near
Wesbrook Crescent.
University Flag and Mace
The President showed the members of Senate a flag
designed by Mr, Binning as an official University standard.
Mr, Justice Lord)
Dr. Johnson    ) That Senate approve of this as the
official flag of the University,
Carried.
The President showed also a model of a mace, which
he proposed to return to the artists with the request that
they prepare a simpler and more substantial design.
Faculty Distinctions
It was agreed that letters of congratulation should
be sent to Dr. Hawthorn and Dr, Hoar, winners of Guggenheim
fellowships, and to Mr. Richmond, recently elected President
of the Canadian Council of Professional Engineers Associations
of Canada. Wednesday, May 14th, 1958      2575
Victoria College
The President raised the matter of Third and
Fourth Year courses now being offered at Victoria College,
and reminded Senate that it was University policy not to
confer a degree unless the candidate had attended at least
one full Winter Session at the University.  In view of
development, and probable future expansion, at Victoria
College, the President suggested, and Senate agreed, that a
committee should be appointed consisting of Dean Gage and
Mr. Parnall, with Dr. McGregor as Chairman, to consult with
Dr. Hickman with a view to submitting recommendations to
Senate in due course relative to this policy.
Resolution of Advisory
Committee on Women's
Residences
The Secretary read a letter to which reference
had been made earlier in the evening (among the items from
the Board of Governors), bringing to the attention of Senate
a resolution passed by the Advisory Committee on Women's
Residences in July, 1956, "reaffirming the preference of the
Committee for separate housing for men and women students,
and recording its willingness to accept as a temporary
measure accommodation in huts at Fort Camp, leaving the
proposed next permanent residences for the use of men only,
so that the housing for women might be centralized",
It was agreed that the Chairman should constitute
a committee, of approximately nine members, representing
various points of view, to make a study of policy in other Wednesday, May 14th, 1958      2576
institutions with respect to student housing, to correspond
with the administrative officers of other institutions and
if possible to visit universities where new residences are
being planned or built; and to report back to the Senate in
due course.
Institute of Chartered
Accountants
At the request of the Chairman, Dean MacPhee outlined a proposal from the Institute of Chartered Accountants
that, subject to suitable arrangements being worked out by
the Institute and the Senate, the University should become
responsible for instruction in evening classes of three years
of the five-year programme in Chartered Accountancy,
Canada Council
The President reported that the Canada Council
proposed to give the University up to $200,000.00 towards
the construction cost of the first unit of the Men's
Residences, and $750,000.00 on completion of plans for
construction of the new wing of the Library.  The Council
had also made awards to members of Faculty for special
projects.
The President expressed his concern at the small
number of applicants from the University of British Columbia
for scholarships at the Master's level, and of scholarship
applicants who designated the University of British Columbia
as the institution at which they intended to pursue graduate
studies. Wednesday, May 14th, 1958      2577
Dean Chant commented that U.B.C had received a
higher proportion of awards in relation to number of
applicants for the Woodrow Wilson Fellowships than any of
the other eligible universities (Alberta, Washington, Oregon,
Idaho, Montana and the Dakotas).
Inter-Faculty Responsibilities
of Individual Departments
The Board of Governors had referred to Senate, for
consideration of the principles involved, the teaching
responsibilities of individual Departments to students in
other Faculties. The President reminded the Senate that it
had always been the policy of this University that each
Department should give instruction to students in all
Faculties requiring that instruction, and should not confine
its interests to students in the Faculty of which the Department is a part.  This policy might require review from time
to time, but it would remain as University policy until the
Senate recommended a change.
Deputy Minister of Education
Dean Gage reminded Senate that Dr, H. L. Campbell,
an extremely good friend of the University for many years,
was retiring as Deputy Minister of Education at the end of
June.
Dean Gage  )
Dean MacPhee) That a formal minute of appreciation
for the service rendered to the University
by Dr. Campbell, and of good wishes, be
prepared for the records of Senate.
Carried. Wednesday, May 14th, 1958       2578
Centennial Anthology
At the suggestion of Miss Fallis, Senate agreed
that a letter of congratulations should be sent to the
Editor and Editorial Board of the Centennial Anthology.
Honorary Degree for
Dr. MacKenzie
Dean Gage expressed the congratulations of Senate
on the honorary degree recently awarded Dr. MacKenzie by
the University of California.
The meeting adjourned.
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