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[Meeting minutes of the Senate of The University of British Columbia] Apr 10, 1935

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Wednesday, April 10th, 1935
A special meeting of the Senate of The University of
British Columbia was held on Wednesday, April 10th, 1935,
at 8:00 p.m., in the Board and Senate Room.
Present: President L. S. Klinck (In the Chair),
Dean F. M. Clement, Acting Dean J. M.Turnbull, Dean D.
Buchanan, Dr. G. G. Moe, Mr. F. A. Wilkin, Mr. H. F.
Angus, Dr. A. H, Hutchinson, Mr. J. Newton Harvey,
Mr. H, N. MacCorkindale, Mr. H. T. Logan, Dr. G. G.
Sedgewick, Miss M. L. Bollert, Mr. Sherwood Lett, Miss
A. B. Jamieson, Mr. A. E. Lord, Mr. John C. Oliver, Dr.
C. Killam and Miss Isobel Harvey.
The Seoretary read the call of the meeting.
Expressions of regret at their inability to attend
the meeting were received from Dr. H. F. G. Letson,
Mr.( H. C. Holmes, Dr. W. H. Vance, Judge F. W. Howay,
The Most Rev. A. u. de Pencier, Mr. P. A. Boving and
Dr. Evlyn F. Farris.
Notice of Appointment of Committee,-
To consider Celebration of the 21st Anniversary
of the Opening of the University
The Chairman stated that the personnel of this
committee would be reported at the next meeting of
Appointment of Committee on Senate Elections, 1936
Mr. Lord  )
Mr. Harvey) That the Chairman appoint a
Committee to bring in a report early
in the fall.
Carried 599.
Wednesday, April 10th, 1955
From the Board of Governors
Resolutions of the Summer Session Students*
The Board approved the recommendations made by the
Senate in regard to these resolutions.
Of the two recommendations with regard to fees
which were transmitted to the Board by Senate,
resolution "8** was dealt with as follows:
That students of the Summer Session, students
in Extra-Sessional Classes and students taking
a Reading Course only be not required to pay
Caution Money.
Action in regard to resolution "9** was deferred
pending consideration of the whole question of
Registration and Library Fees.
Extra-Mural Work (Directed Reading Courses),.
The report of the Faculties as regards Extra-
Mural Work, adopted by Senate on February 20th,
1955, was approved by the Board of Governors.
Supplementary recommendations re Courses for
Summer Session of 1955
The recommendations of Senate were approved.
Report of Committee on Prizes and Scholarships,-
in reference to Paragraph "9" of the original report
in regard to "Regulations governing award of
Scholarships under the Carnegie Grant".
"That Paragraph 9 read as follows: *In connection
with a scholarship held at the University of
British Columbia, a grant may be made to Departments in which the work is being done for the
provision of special equipment, books and supplies,
\ when funds for such are not otherwise available,
such grants not to exceed for any one year a sum
of $100.00 in the case of any individual scholar,
or a total of one-fourth of the annual amount
* available for scholarship purposes.*
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* 400.
l Wednesday, April 10th, 1955
^P and further, that Paragraph 4e be amended so that
it may be made to conform with the requirements
I of the new Paragraph 9, and that the amended
Paragraph 4e read as follows:  *A statement from
the Head of the Department in which the work is
to be done, showing special equipment, books and
supplies necessary for adequate carrying on of
proposed work and the amount of the cost of same
not available from other funds (see Paragraph 9
' below).  (This applies only to scholarships tenable
at the University of British Columbia).'"
* This statement was submitted for the information
of Senate, as the Committee had been given power to act.
Application of Sigma Phi Delta Fraternity for
This fraternity was formerly designated Tau Lambda,
and as such had been duly recognized by the University
^^        Senate.
Mr. Lord)
' Mr. Lett) That the application be granted.
, Reports of Committees
On Inter-Faculty Student Fights - Statute of
Prohibition -  presented by Dr. C. Killam, Chairman
•j _________    * »
The report was considered section by section and
•' approved.  Clause "5" was amended by the substitution of
the word "commit" for the words "be guilty of.
On motion of Dr. Killam, seconded by Dr. Sedgewick,
< the report as a whole, as amended, was adopted.
The report as amended and adopted is as follows:- 401.
Wednesday, April 10th, 1955
WHEREAS students of one year's standing in the
University have been wont heretofore to initiate new
students by the practice commonly called "hazing", at
times injurious, and students generally have indulged in
inter-faculty clashes and other activities which had a
tendency to cause injury to property and persons:
AND WHEREAS it is desirable to prohibit all
such practices and to preserve order and good government
within the authority of the University and the precincts
of the Campus;
1. All forms of initiation or clash of students
which in any way are or tend to become injurious to any
person or property, committed by any student anywhere or
by any person upon property under the control of the
University, are hereby absolutely prohibited.
2. Every student of the University and every
person under the control in any way of the University is
absolutely forbidden to at any time commit any act,
neglect or default which may cause or tend to cause
injury to any person or property anywhere.
5.      Every person within the confines of property
under the control of the University shall obey the rules
and regulations of the Governing Authorities and shall
not commit any act, neglect or default which may cause
or tend to cause injury to any person or property.
Mr. Logan )
Mr. Harvey) That the matter of the publication
in the calendar of this statute in
whole or in part, and of other
statutes, be left with the Senate
Committee on Calendar in consultation with the President, following
action by the Board of Governors in
reference to this statute.
Carried 402.
Wednesday, April 10th, 1955
Mr. Lett suggested that if the statute was not included in the calendar, arrangements might be made to
include it in the Students* Handbook.
On Honorary Degrees
The Committee presented a recommendation that the
Degree of Doctor of Laws Honoris Causa be conferred upon
Mr. J. P. Babcock at the spring Congregation.
Dean Buchanan)
Dr. Killam   ) That Senate confer the honorary
degree of Doctor of Laws upon
Mr. Babcock at the May Congregation.
The Chairman stated that there were two matters not
on the agenda which he to have considered, if
agreeable to Senate.  The first was the question of the
establishment of a branch of the Connaught Laboratories,
University of Toronto, at the University of British
Columbia, and the second, recommendations from the
Committee on Prizes and Scholarships.
Dean Clement)
Mr. Lett    ) That these two matters be considered.
Carried unanimously
A letter from Dr. J.G. Fitzgerald, Director of the
Connaught Laboratories, University of Toronto, to the
Honourable George M. Weir, Minister of Education and
Provincial Secretary, under date of April 2nd, submitting
a plan for "collaboration and co-operation of the 405.
Wednesday,   April   10th,   1955
Connaught  Laboratories  with   the   Provincial  Board   of
Health  of British Columbia  and  with  The  University   of
British  Columbia"  was   read.
Dean Buchanan )
Acting   Dean  Turnbull)   That,   subject   to   confirmation  at  the  next   regular
meeting,   the   Department   of
Bacteriology be   extended
and   the   name   of   the   Department   changed   to   "the
Department   of  Bacteriology
and Preventive  Medicine".
Recommendations   of   the   Committee   on Prizes  and
Correspondence   in   reference   to   an   offer   of   the
Women's  Auxiliary No.   77   of   the   B'nia B'rith,   a   local
body  of   Jewish  women,   to  establish  a   three-year   scholarship   of  $50  per year  was   read,   and  a   statement   for   the
calendar   submitted   as  follows:
The  B'nia  B'rith Auxiliary No.   77   Scholarship
A  scholarship  of  $50,   given by the Women's
Auxiliary  No.   77   of   the  B'nia B'rith,   will   be
awarded  to   the   student   in Fourth Year Applied
Science   standing  highest   in  the   class   of
Chemical  Engineering   or   Chemistry  and  proceeding   to  the work  of  the  Fifth Year.
Mr. Logan )
Mr. Harvey) That acceptance of the B'nia B'rith
Scholarship be recommended to the
Board of Governors and that the
conditions of award be approved by
Senate subject to confirmation at
the next regular meeting.
Carried 404.
Wednesday, April 10th, 1935
Correspondence in reference to an offer of the
Inter-Sorority Alumnae Club of a bursary of $150 for a
woman student was read, and a statement for the calendar
submitted as follows:
The Inter-Sorority Alumnae Club Bursary
A bursary of $150, given by the Inter-
Sorority Alumnae Club of Vancouver, will be
awarded to a woman student of satisfactory
academic standing, proceeding to her Junior
or Senior year or to the Education Class, or,
if a graduate, to the Social Service Diploma
Course.  The award will be made on the recommendation of the Dean of Women, to whom
applications should be sent on forms available in the Registrar's Office.
Mr. Logan )
Mr. Harvey) That, subject to confirmation at the
next regular meeting, the conditions
of this award be approved, the
Bursary having already been accepted
by the Board of Governors.
The Secretary was instructed to extend the thanks of
the Senate to the donors of the Scholarship and the
The Committee reported, for the information of
Senate, that the Board of Governors had set aside the sum
of $4500*00 for bursaries for the Session 1955-56 to be
apportioned as follows:-
General - $4000.00
Special; entrance bursaries
for the sons and daughters
of soldiers of the Great War -    500.00 j
Wednesday, April 10th, 1935
These bursaries will be awarded under the same
conditions as prevailed for the award of bursaries from
the special fund of last session.
Dean Clement)
Dr. Moe     ) That we adjourn.
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