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[Meeting minutes of the Senate of The University of British Columbia] 1929-10-16

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Wednesday, October 16th, 1929
The first regular meeting of the Senate of The
University of British Columbia for the session 1929-30 was
held on Wednesday, October 16th, 1929, at 8:00 p.m. in
the Board Room.
Present: President Klinck (in the Chair), Dean F. M.
Clement, Dean R. W. Brock, Dean D. Buchanan, Mr. H. M.
King, Dr. A. F. Barss, Dr. R. H. Clark, Mr. James
Henderson, Mr. J. A. Campbell, Mr. G. W. Clark, Rev. Dr.
W. H. Vance, Dr. T. H. Boggs, Dr. G. G. Sedgewick, Mr.
A. E. Lord, Mr. Sherwood Lett, Mr. A. E. Richards,
Rev. A. H. Sovereign, Mrs. Beatrice Wood, Dr. C. Killam,
Miss A. B. Jamieson, and Dr. W. B. Burnett.
Expressions of regret at their inability to attend
the meeting were received from Archbishop de Pencier and
Mr. Angus.
Dr. R. H. Clark)
Dean Buchanan  ) That the minutes of the fifth
regular meeting of August 30th,
1929, be taken as read, and
app ro ved .
Notice of appointment of Committee on Honorary Degree
for Mr. Frank Burnett, Senior
Dr. C. Killam, Chairman
Mr. Sherwood Lett
Dr. G. G. Sedgewick
Dean F. M. Clement
Dr. T. H. Boggs
Appointment of Committee on Calendar
Mr. Lord     ) That the Senate direct the Chair
Miss Jamieson) to appoint the Committee on
Calendar. Carried on
Wednesday, October 16th, 1929
Reports of Commi ttees
On Calendar
Dean Buchanan made a statement with regard to
the reason for delay in the issuance of the Summer
Session Announcement.
Mr. Sovereign) That a special committee he ap-
Dean Buchanan) pointed by the Chair to pass upon
the courses for the Summer Session,
the committee to have power to act.
On Senate Elections, 1930
1. That   the   election   of   Chancellor   and   elective   members   of   Senate   be   held   at   the
Registrar's      Office,   at   the   University.
2. That   the   day   of   the   election   he   the   first
Thursday   of  April   -   Thursday,   April   3rd,
3. That   the   scrutineers   be,-
Mr.   D.   M.   Robinson
Mr.    G.   W.   Clark
Mr.   H.   M.   King
Mr.   H.   F.   Angus
Dr.   R.   H.   Clark
Principal   W.   H.   Vance.
Dean   Buchanan)
Dean   Clement   )   That   the   report  he   adopted.
On Honourary Degree for Mr. Burnett
The Committee reported favourably in
reference to the granting of this Degree.
Dr.   Killam      )
Dean   Clement)   That   the    report   he   adopted.
Carried unanimously
Dean Clement)
Dr. Boggs   ) That the necessary action be taken
to grant the honourary degree to
Mr. Burnett, at the Fall Congregation, if agreeable to Mr. Burnett.
Carrie d 53.
Wednesday, October 16th, 1929
Mr. Lord    )
Mr. Richards) That the preparation of the
citation be left in the hands of
the same committee.
It was agreed that the Secretary of Senate
should notify Mr. Burnett of the action of Senate.
From the Board of Governors - (for information)
The offer of a Scholarship by Mr. I. J. Klein, and
the recommendation of Senate for the awarding thereof,
was approved by the Board of Governors.
^ne Course leading to the degree of Bachelor of
Commerce, as recommended by Senate, was approved by the
Board of Governors,
It was stated that the recommendation in reference
to instruction in Spanish had been referred by the
Board of Governors to the Faculty.
The Course in Social Service was approved by the
Board of Governors.
From the Faculties
Report on Supplemental Examinations, Special
Examinations, and Re-Readings	
A statistical report was presented for
the information of Senate. 54.
Wednesday, October 16th, 1929
Candidates for degrees, Fall Congregation
Dr.   Vance )
Dr.   Boggs)   That   each   section  be   considered
C a r r i e d
The results of examinations for students com -
pleting courses for degrees in the Faculty of Arts and
Science were presented by Dean Buchanan and passed,
section by section.
Dean Buchanan stated that the following candidates
were to write special examinations in certain subjects
before the end of this week - if they succeeded in passing these examinations they would then have complete
standing for the degrees indicated:
King, Norma Lilas
Moloney, Mamie Patricia
MacKenzie, J. Cameron
Dean Buchanan ) That a committee consisting of
Dr. Sedgewick ) the Chair, the Registrar and the
Dean of the Faculty concerned be
empowered to act on the recommendation of the Faculty in
respect to the conferring of the
B.A. degree on Miss Norma  Lilas
King and Miss Mamie Patricia
Moloney and the conferring of
the B.3.A. degree on Mr. J.
Cameron MacKenzie.
In amendment:
Mr. Lett    )  That the degree of B.A. he con-
Mr. Campbell)  ferred upon Miss Norma Lilas King
and Miss Mamie Patricia Moloney
and the degree of B.S.A. be conferred upon Mr. J. Cameron Mac- 3D .
Wednesday, October 16th, 1929
Kenzie , provided they shall have met
the reouirements of a committee consisting of the President, the Registrar and the Dean of the Faculty concerned; and also of the Faculty in
which they are registered.
Amendment put to vote and lost.
Original motion put to vote and carrie d.
The r> suits of examinations for students completing
courses for degrees in the Faculty of Applied Science were
presented by Dean Brock and were passed, section by section.
The results of examinations for students completing
courses for degrees in the Faculty of Agriculture were
presented by Dean Clement and were passed, section by section
Dr. Vance)
Dr. Boggs) That we consider item 10 on the agenda -
Report of Library Committee.
Dean Clement)
Mr. King    ) That the report of the Library Committee be laid over to the next
regular meeting of Senate.
Nominations for Library Committee
Faoulty of Arts and Science -  Mr. Angus
Dr. MacDonald
Mr. Soward
Faculty of Applied Science
Faculty of Agriculture
Mr. Thomson
Mr. King
Dr. R. H. Clark)
Mr. Richards   ) That these nominations be approved.
Carried oo,
Wednesday, October 16th, 1929
From the Faculties of Arts and Science and Applied Science
(For information)
Canadian Club Bursary
That the Canadian Club Bursary has been
awarded to:
Douglas   Malcolm -      $100.00
Donald   F.   McRae -        100.00
Maurice   G.   Klinkhamer     -        100.00
Scholarship   in  Nursing
That   the   University   Scholarship   in  Nursing   and
Health,   awarded   to   Sheila   M.   Tisdall   in  May,
1929,   had   been   relinquished   by   her   on   transferring   to   Arts,   and   that   there   was   no   other
student   with   the   required   academic   standing.
From   the   Faculty   of   Arts   and  Science
American  Women's   Club   Bursary
That   the   American Women's   Club   Bursary  he
awarded   to   Nora  M.   Ma ins.
Dean   Buchanan)
Dean   Brock        )    That   the   recommendation  be
adopted .
Carrie d
Khaki University Scholarships
That the Khaki University Scholarship
relinquished by Go rdon W. Hal 1 be
granted to Andrew H. Hutson.
That Jame s Dunn he recommended for any
Khaki University Scholarship that is
relinquished this year, and failing
this, that the Board of Governors he
asked to make available money from
this fund for a special scholarship of
Dean Buchanan)
Dr. Boggs    ) That these recommendations be
J 57.
Wednesday, October 16th, 1929
Royal Institution Junior Matriculation Scholarship,
Pi strict No. 4.	
That the Junior Matriculation Scholarship,
awarded to Malcolm R. McPhail, District
4, 1929, that has been relinquished by him,
he awarded by reversion to Terda Lucille
Benedict,  the next, highest student in the
Dean Buchanan)
Mr.   Lord )   That   the   recommendation be   adopted.
From the Faculty of Applied Science
Change in Course in Nursing
To defer Physics 1 until the Second Year
and substitute for it, in the First Year,
Philosophy 1.
To combine the present courses, Nursing 1
and Nursing 2, as "History of Nursing";
the course to he given in the First Year,
one hour per week both terms and an
examinati on.
That these changes he made, to be
effective in the current year.
Dean Brock)
Dr. Clark ) That these changes he approved.
Exemptions under the &5%   rule.
That Civil Engineering o and Mechanical
Engineering 1 be added to the list of
subjects in which a student, who is
repeating his year, may be granted exemptions.
Dean  Brock)
Dr.   Clark   )   That   the   recommendation  be   approved.
Carried 58.
Wednesday, October 16th, 1929
A letter from the Secretary of the High School and
University Matriculation Board of Examiners was read
acknowledging the receipt of the two recommendations of
the Faculty Council in respect to deficiencies in
English, which were referred to the High School and University
Matriculation Board by Senate.
Dean Buchanan)
Mr. Sovereign) That all the autumn awards of
bursaries or of scholarships
arising through reversions and
postponements of scholarships and
bursaries be left to the Chairman
of Senate with power to act upon
the recommendation of the Joint
Faculty Committee on Prizes and
Scholar ships.
Mr. Lett gave notice that at the next regular
or special meeting he proposed to introduce the
following motion:
That the deliberations of Senate be open
to the press and that all previous
resolutions of Senate inconsistent with
this motion he rescinded.
Dr. Sedgewick)
Mr. Henderson) That we adjourn.
Secre tary


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