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[Meeting minutes of the Senate of The University of British Columbia] 1931-08-28

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Friday,   August   28th,   1931
The   fifth   regular   meeting   of   the   Senate   of   The
University   of   British   Columbia  for   the   session   1930-31
was   held   on  Friday,   August   28th,   1931,   at   8:00   p.m.,   in
the   Board   Room.
Present:   Dean   Buchanan,   Acting  President,   (in   the
Chair),   Dr.   F.   P.   Patterson,   Mr.   G.   W.   Clark,   Rev.   Dr.
J.   G.   Brown,   Dr.   G.   G.   Sedgewick,   Mr.   Sherwood   Lett,   Mr.
H.   T.   Logan,   Mr.   A.   E.   Lord,   Dr.   Evlyn  F.   Farris,   Miss
A.   B.   Jamieson,   Mr.   Sydney  Anderson   and   Mr.   Lyle   A.
Expressions   of   regret   at   their  inability  to   attend
the   meeting  were   received   from  President   Klinck,   Rev.
Canon  A.   H.   Sovereign,   Dr.   C.   Killam   and  Mr.   H.   F.   Angus.
Mr. Anderson)
Mr. Lord    ) That the minutes of the fourth
regular   meeting   of   May   6th,   of   the
special   meeting   of   July  24th   and
of   the   adjourned   special   meeting
of   July  29th,   1931,   be   taken as
read,   and  adopted.
For the information of Senate, letters from the
Board of Governors were read,-
Granting Scholarships of $150.06 each to Donald C.
MacPhai1 and Geoffrey L. Bodwell:
Granting  approval   to   the   acceptance   of    the
Kiwanis   Club   Gold  Medal    (1930-31):
Giving   a   calendar   regulation   re   Caution Money:
Granting  approval   of   the   Calendar   1951-52:
Acknowledging the   receipt   of   the  Memorial   of   Senate
re   Increase   in Fees.
At   the   request   of   Dean  Buchanan   Dr.   Brown   took the   Chair
From   the   Faculty   of  Arts   and  Science 154.
Friday, August 28th, 1931
Results of the Examinations of the Summer Session
Dean Buchanan)
Dr.   Sedgewick)   That   the   report   from  the   Faculty
of  Arts   and   Science   concerning
the   Summer   Session,   1931,   be
approved   and   the   degrees   of B.A.
and  M.A.   be   granted   to   the   candidates   stated.
Minimum   requirements   for   Third   and   Fourth   Year
Home   Economic s.
The   Faculty   of   Arts   and   Science   at   a   meeting   on
August   28th  considered   the   question  of   the   minimum
requirements   for   courses   in   Third   and  Fourth   Year
Home Economics  as  requested by  the  Senate.     The
Faculty  reports  as   follows:-
The   course   outlined  below  is   to   be   followed   for
the   session   1931-32   only.      It   is   anticipated   that
accommodation  and  equipment  will  be  provided,   and
staff  appointed,   to   offer  the  purely   technical
subjects   in   the   session   1932-33   and   thereafter.
After   the   session  1931-32   the   course   in  Biochemistry   will   be   transferred   to   the   Fourth   Year   and
certain   of   the   purely   technical   subjects   will   be
put   on   in  the   Third  Year.
The   following  recommendations   are   submitted:-
1. That   a   Third   Year   Course   in  Home   Economics   be
not   offered   in   1931-32  unless   some   assurance
can  be   given   that   the   Fourth   (and   final)   Year
of   the   course   can  be   offered   in   1932-33.
2. That   for   the   session  1931-32   the   following
courses   constitute   the   work   for   the   Third   Year
(provided  the  Fourth   Year   can  be   offered   in
1932-33) .
Bacteriology   1   and   2 4 units
Social   Service   4 1 unit
(Personal   Hygiene)
Free   elective 3 units
(Economics,   History, Philosophy,etc.
Organic   Chemistry   (First
Term) 3 units 155.
Friday, August 28th, 1931
Biochemistry (Second Term)  3 units
Physics 2 units
Total 16 units
The last three courses are new courses to
be adapted for Home Economics students and are
not available for credit towards the degree of
The questions as to the Faculty to which the new
Department should be assigned or as to the degree that
should be offered or as to the Faculty which should
confer the degree were not referred to nor considered
by the Faculty.
Dean Buchanan)
Dr. Sedgewick) That recommendation "1." be approved
and submitted to the Board of
Dean Buchanan)
Dr. Sedgewick) That the Third Year Home Economics
Course as submitted be approved for
the year 1931-32.
Dean Buchanan)
Mr. G.W.Clark) That the report as a whole be
adopted and submitted to the Board
of Governors.
Dean Buchanan took the chair.
A letter was received from the Secretary of Convocation together with a copy of the proceedings of the
Annual Meeting of Convocation held on May 7th.
Mr. Lord     )
Mr. Anderson ) That the copy of the proceedings of
the Annual meeting of Convocation
held on May 7th, 1931, transmitted
by the Secretary of Convocation, be
received and filed.
Carried 156.
Friday,   August   28th,   1931
A   letter was   received  from   the   Local   Council   of
Women   expressing   the   desire   that   the   matter   of   the   establishment   of   a   Department   of   Home   Economics   in   the   University  be   taken up   at   the   earliest   possible   date.
Dr.   Sedgewick)
Mr.   Logan )   That   the   letter   from  the   Local
Council   of   Women  be   received   and
Dr .   Brown)
Mr.   Lord   )   That   we   adjourn.
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Chai rman


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