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Array Wednesday, February llth, 1959  2656
The third regular meeting of the Senate of the
University of British Columbia for the Session 1958-59 was
held on Wednesday, February llth, 1959, 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, Dr. W. J. Anderson, Dean G. C. Andrew, Mr.
C. B. Bourne, Mr. J. M. Buchanan, Dr. J.J.R. Campbell, Mr.
K. P. Caple, Mr. A.W.R. Carrothers, Dean S.N.F. Chant, The
Honourable J. V. Clyne, Dr. I. McT. Cowan, Mr. L.G.R. Crouch,
Dean G. F. Curtis, Dean B. A. Eagles, Dr. G. R. Elliott, Miss
M. M. Fallis, Dr. S. M. Friedman, Dr. W. H. Gaddes, Dean
W. H. Gage, Mr. H. C. Gilliland, Mr. C C Gourlay, Dr. W. H.
Hickman, Dr. R. D. James, Dr. F. H. Johnson, Dr. J.E.A. Kania,
Mr. J. S. Keate, Mr. F. M. Knapp, Colonel H. T. Logan, Dr.
M. F. McGregor, Dean E. D. MacPhee, Dean A. W. Matthews,
Dean M. D. Mawdsley, Mr. F. A. Morrison, Acting-Dean J. F.
Muir, Dr. F. Noakes, Mr. H. N. Parrott, Dr. F. P. Patterson,
Dr. H. L. Purdy, Mrs. L. E. Ranta, Dr. W. N. Sage, Dr. B.
Savery, Dean N. V. Scarfe, Dr. R. F. Sharp, Dr. H. V. Warren,
Mr. A. A. Webster, Dr. R. W. Wellwood, Rev. H. F. Woodhouse,
Dr. J. K. Friesen, Mr. N. Harlow and Mr. J. F. McLean.  His
Honour Judge J. B. Clearihue, Chairman of Victoria College
Council, was present by invitation as an observer.
Messages of regret for their inability to be
present were received from Mrs. H. F. Angus, Very Rev. H.
Carr, Major H. C. Holmes, Mr. L. J. Ladner, The Honourable
Mr. Justice A. E. Lord, Acting-Dean H. R. Robertson, Dean Wednesday, February llth, 1959  2657
G. M. Shrum, Dean F. H. Soward and Mr. L.G.J. Wong.
Minutes of the Previous Meeting
Dr. Cowan )
Mr. Crouch)  That the minutes of the second regular
meeting of Senate for the Session 1958-59,
having been circulated, be taken as read
and adopted.
Carried.
Appointment of Representative
of Alumni Association Board of
Management on Senate
For information of Senate, the President reported
that the Board of Management of the Alumni Association had
appointed Mr. J. Norman Hyland as one of its representatives
on the Senate, to complete the term of Mr. Peter J. Sharp
who had resigned in December, 1958.
Notice of Appointment of
Child Study Council
For information of Senate, the Secretary read the
list of members of the Child Study Council, appointed in
accordance with instructions of Senate on October 15th, 1958:
Dr. J. F. McCreary (Chairman)
Miss Grace Dolmage (Secretary)
Dean N. V. Scarfe
Dean S. N. F. Chant
Dr. J. S. Tyhurst
Mr. W. G. Dixon
Miss M. Holder
Miss H. E. Mallory
Miss Marjorie Smith
Mrs. G. Birkett
Dr. C E. Smith
Mr. E. Belyea
Dr. R. A. H. Robson
Dr. W. C Gibson (replaced for 1958-59 by Dr. James Miller)
Mr. R. Osborne
Dr. J. Mather Wednesday, February llth, 1959  2658
Dr. J. Read
Dr. F. H. Johnson
Representative of Wesbrook Co-operative Play School.
From the Board of Governors
Approval of Recommendations
of Senate
Notice was received that the Board of Governors,
on December 29th, 1958, had approved the new courses and
changes in courses in the Faculty of Arts and Science, and
had accepted new scholarships and a bursary fund, as
recommended by Senate on December 10th, 1958.
The Board had also approved the recommendation of
Senate that separate Departments of Geology and Geography
should be established, and had appointed Dr. V. J. Okulitch
as Head of the Department of Geology, and Dr. J. L. Robinson
Head of the Department of Geography, as of January 1st, 1959.
New Awards and Changes in
Awards. Accepted Subject
to Approval of Senate
Notice was received that the Board of Governors
had accepted the following new awards and changes in awards,
subject to approval of Senate.  It was noted that these
would be included in the report of the Committee on Prizes,
Scholarships and Bursaries later in the meeting.
The Read, Jones, Christoffersen Scholarship in Civil
Engineering
Later Chemicals Ltd. Scholarship
The Morgan Warren Scholarship
Grace Martin Memorial Bursary - increase in amount
Mildred Brock Memorial Bursary - increase in amount
Native Daughters of British Columbia Scholarship -
increase in amount Wednesday, February llth, 1959 2659
William MacKenzie Swan Memorial Bursary - increase in
amount for Session 1959-60
B. C. Drugs Limited Scholarship - increase in amount
Triple Entente Chapter, I.O.D.E. - increase in amount
Schlumberger of Canada Scholarship
Standard Oil Company of British Columbia Limited
Entrance Scholarship
Standard Oil Company of British Columbia Limited
Special Scholarship
Timber Sales and Distributors Limited Scholarship
The Joseph David Hall Memorial Scholarship
British Pacific Insurance Company Scholarship in Medicine
The E. V. Young Memorial Prize
The Cowichan Chapter, I.O.D.E. Bursary
S. R. and B. W. Reynolds Bursary
The Mcintosh Supply Limited Scholarship in Fluid
Mechanics and Thermodynamics
Super-Valu Stores Limited Scholarship
The Life Underwriters' Association of Vancouver Scholarship - increase in value for the Session 1959-60
Kiwanis Club Scholarship - increase in value for the
Session 1959-60
Lions' Ladies Club - increase from one bursary to two of
$200.00 each for the Sessions 1958-59 and 1959-60
Kiwassa Club of New Westminster Scholarship - increase
in value for the Session 1959-60
Walter Moberly Memorial Prize - increase in value
Dr. J. Meredith Graham Memorial Prize - increase in value.
Woodrow Wilson Foundation
Graduate Aid Fund
The Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation,
in awarding a Fellowship to a student undertaking graduate
work in Zoology at the University of British Columbia, had
given to the University the sum of $2,000.00 with the request
that three-fourths be used "for assisting beyond their first
year of graduate work any students genuinely interested in a
teaching career", and the other fourth "at the discretion of
the institution, for strengthening its graduate programme".
For information of Senate, the President stated that the
Board had placed the full $2,000.00 in a "Woodrow Wilson
Foundation Graduate Aid Fund", to be available for graduate
scholarships. Wednesday, February llth, 1959 2660
Donations to Loan Funds
The Secretary read a letter from the Board of
Governors reporting acceptance of a special donation of
$2,000.00 to the Canadian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy,
B. C. Section, Loan Fund; and a donation of $500.00 to the
Walter D. Frith Student Aid Fund.
Interpretation of University
Regulations in Regard to
Notification of Students as
to Examination Results
The Senate at its previous meeting had asked the
Registrar "to look into the matter of persons qualified or
delegated to interpret University regulations in regard to
academic standing, and report to Senate on whether, in his
opinion, these regulations should be modified or be more
strictly enforced."
Mr. Parnall stated that, with the approval of
Senate, he would issue a reminder to Faculty, at the time
of the Spring examinations, that the results of final
examinations (including supplementals) were confidential
until released by the Registrar, following their approval
by Senate.
Dean Gage )
Dean Chant)  That Senate record its policy, and
authorize the Registrar to inform all
members of Faculty, that the results of
final examinations (including supplementals)
are to be considered confidential until
they have been approved by Senate and
released by the Registrar.
Carried. Wednesday, February llth, 1959 2661
From the Faculties and Schools
Calendar Changes  for 1959-60
Proposed Calendar changes   in all Faculties  for the
Session 1959-60 were   distributed at  the  meeting,   and  the
major revisions  had been circulated  in advance.
Faculty of Graduate Studies
Master's Degree  in Pharmacy
The  Faculties  of Pharmacy and Graduate Studies
recommended that a degree  of Master of Science   in Pharmacy
should be made  available  in accordance  with the   general
regulations  for Master's  degrees.     The   thesis   (Pharmacy  549)
would be  valued at  5 to 6 units.
Dean Gage   )
Dean Matthews)  That Senate approve the offering of
the degree of Master of Science in
Pharmacy (M.S.P.).
Carried.
Master's Degree in
Architecture
The School of Architecture and the Faculty of
Graduate Studies recommended that a degree of Master of
Architecture (M.Arch.) should be offered in Theory of
Design, Housing, or Structures.  The programme would require
students to spend at least twelve months at the University.
Dean Gage )
Acting-Dean Muir)     That Senate  approve  the  offering of
the   degree  of Master of Architecture,
as  outlined.
Carried. Wednesday, February llth, 1959 2662
Doctor's Degree in
Classics
Dean Gage   )
Dr. McGregor)  That Senate approve the offering of a
Ph.D. degree in Classics within the
Faculty of Graduate Studies.
Carried.
Dean Gage then summarized other changes recommended
by the Faculty of Graduate Studies:
1. Acceptability of a language other than French, German
or Russian, subject to approval of the Executive
Committee of the Faculty.
2. Revision of statements on remunerative employment of
candidates for Master's and Ph.D. degrees to indicate
restriction on basis of time rather than earnings.
3. New courses and changes:
Planning 520 (6) divided into:
Planning 520 (3) - Regional Planning Workshop
Planning 549 (3) - Master's Thesis
Fisheries  522 - change  of title
Zoology 525 (2) - Functional Morphology of Fishes.
Dean Gage)
Dr. Cowan)  That the changes recommended in graduate
programmes and Calendar material for the
Faculty of Graduate Studies for the
Session 1959-60 be approved, subject to
approval of the Board of Governors where
necessary.
Carried.
Faculty of Arts and Science
Changes in courses in the Arts and Science section
of the Calendar material were recommended as follows:
Course Discontinued
Psychology 306 Wednesday, February llth, 1959
Courses Renumbered or Revised
2663
Anthropology 310, 311, 331, 415, 431 - titles changed
Comparative Literature 501, 502, 503 - renumbered 531,
532, 533
Criminology 300 - changed to Sociology 300
Fine Arts 301 - title changed
French 120 - additional laboratory hour
Geography 406 - title changed
Greek 90, 101 - renumbered 100 and 200
Latin 406, 530, 531 - titles and/or content changed
Mathematics 301, 405, 412, 320, 321, 510 - titles
and/or unit value changed
Physics 200, 201, 532 - titles and/or description changed
Psychology 403, 410 - titles changed
Zoology 401, 411, 515, 516, 519, 522 - titles and/or
unit value changed.
New Courses
Asian Studies 330 (3) - History of Japan
Asian Studies 335 (3) - Japanese Literature in
Translation
Chemistry 403 (3) - Modern Organic Chemistry
Fine Arts 306 (3) - Renaissance and Baroque Art
Fine Arts 506 (3) - Theory of Visual Arts
Geology 511 (3) - Geology of North America (replacing
413)
- Homer and the Epic
- Plato
- The Tragic Poets
- Problems in Greek History
Greek 536 (3) - The Monuments and Topography of Athens
Greek
522
(3)
Greek
523
(3)
Greek
524
(3)
Greek
535
(3)
Greek 649
History 400 (3)
Italian 305 (3)
- Thesis for Ph.D. degree
Intellectual History of Modern Europe
Italian Literature of the Twentieth
Century
Italian 401 (3) - Italian Literature of the Thirteenth
Century
Latin 535 (3) - Problems in Roman History
Latin 649 (3) - Thesis for Ph.D. degree
Physics 360 (3) - Light, Acoustics and Electricity -
primarily for pre-architecture students
Political Science 303 (3) - East Asian Government
Political Science 406 (3) - Contemporary Problems of
East Asian Politics
Theatre 301 (3) - Children's Theatre (for credit in
Education only).
Dean Chant stated that the new courses recommended
would be offered only if resources were available. Wednesday, February llth, 1959 2664
It was agreed that Dean Gage should investigate
the prerequisites for Chemistry 403, and any restrictions
on enrolment in that course, and report on this matter to
Senate at its next meeting.
Dean Gage  )
Dr. Hickman)  That the changes in Calendar material
for the Faculty of Arts and Science be
approved, subject to approval of the
Board of Governors where necessary, and
on the understanding that new courses
will be given only if that is financially
possible.
Carried.
Schools within the Faculty
of Arts and Science
The School of Home Economics recommended changes
in title and description for its courses 302, 304 and 410.
The School of Physical Education recommended the
following additions to its non-credit activity courses
(part of the compulsory Physical Education programme):
For Men:
8 - Lacrosse
35 - Life Saving
36 - Red Cross Instructors' Course (swimming and
lifesaving)
For Women:
28 - Track and Field
54 - Fencing
56 - Games Leadership
and courses in Swimming and Life Saving as for men
For Men and Women:
47 - Modern Dance.
It was  agreed that  information should be  obtained
on the  average  cost to  the   University of non-credit activity
courses,   and of credit courses  leading to a degree   in Wednesday, February llth, 1959 2665
Physical Education.  It was further agreed that Dean Gage
should discuss with the School of Physical Education, for
future Calendars, the possibility of listing non-credit
activity courses in a separate part of the University
Calendar or in a separate leaflet.
Changes in credit courses in the School of
Physical Education included the re-numbering of course 431
as 430, and of course 430 as 332, and the following new
courses:
401 (1) - Gymnastics Coaching
500 (1-3) - Graduate Seminar
530 (1-3) - Directed Studies
563 (l|) - Physical Fitness Seminar
570 (l|) - Review of Research in Physical Education
571 (l|) - Physical Rehabilitation Laboratory
580 (1§) - Current Problems in Physical Education
583 (lg) - Physical Education Programmes
599 (3-6) - Thesis.
Dean Gage )
Dean Chant)  That the changes in Calendar material for
the Schools of Home Economics and Physical
Education for 1959-60 be approved.
Carried.
School of Social Work
Dean Gage stated that the Calendar would include
a statement in general terms of the plan for incorporating
the Criminology programme in the School of Social Work.
Details would be presented to Senate in due course.
The consolidation of courses, started in 1958-59,
had been extended.
Dean Gage   )
Dean Chant)     That the  Calendar material  for the  School
of Social Work for  1959-60 be  approved,
as  recommended.
Carried. Wednesday, February llth, 1959 2666
Faculty of Commerce and
Business Administration
Dean Gage stated that minor changes had been made
in numbering or unit value of a few courses, and one new
course proposed: Commerce 477 (3) - Urban Land Development.
Dean Gage       )
Dean MacPhee)     That the  Calendar material for the
Faculty of Commerce   and Business Administration for  1959-60 be  approved.
Carried.
Faculty of Applied Science
Changes in Calendar material for Applied Science
included revision of course descriptions and requirements
for certain options, introduction of three options in
Geological Engineering (Geological Engineering, Geophysics,
Engineering Geology), and addition and deletion of courses
as follows:
Courses Discontinued
Chemical Engineering 456
Chemistry 459
Forestry 498
Geology 200
Mechanical Engineering 573
Metallurgy 558,
New Courses
Chemical Engineering 360 - Chemical Engineering
Laboratory (laboratory section
of Chem. Eng. 351 discontinued)
Civil Engineering 561 - Unsteady Flow Hydraulics
Civil Engineering 562 - Mathematical Fluid Mechanics
Civil Engineering 563 - Hydraulic Structures
Electrical Engineering 573 - Design of Electric
Machines
Electrical Engineering 575 - Performance of Electric
Machine s
Forestry 499 - Thesis for B.A.Sc. degree
Geology 250 - General Geology
Mechanical Engineering 563 - Lubrication Wednesday, February llth, 1959 2667
Metallurgy 554 - Hydrometallurgy
Mining 390 - Seminar
Mining 455 - Graduating Report
Mining 490 - Seminar
Physics 480 - Seminar.
Dean Gage )
Acting-Dean Muir)     That the  changes   in Calendar material
for the Faculty  of Applied Science
be  approved  as presented.
Carried.
School  of Architecture
The  School of Architecture  recommended the  establishment  of six new 3-unit courses,   numbered Architecture  500
to 505,   including a 3-unit Thesis,   for the Master of
Architecture  programme.     Other minor changes were   listed
for  the  present undergraduate   programme.
Dean Gage )
Acting-Dean Muir)     That  the  changes  in Calendar
material  for the  present urrier-
graduate   programme  of the  School  of
Architecture,   and  the  graduate
courses,   be  approved,   as recommended.
Carried.
Mr. Lasserre was present by invitation to answer
questions on the proposed change in programme for the
Bachelor of Architecture degree, an outline of which had
been circulated prior to the meeting.  The School of
Architecture was recommending that admission to the new
programme should require successful completion of three
years of study in the Faculty of Arts and Science, with at
least Second Class standing in the Third Year or at least
65% in the combined Second and Third Years, or completion
of a B.A. or B.Sc. degree with at least 60% in the degree
examinations. Required courses in the pre-Architecture Wednesday, February llth, 1959 2668
programme would include English 100/1, 200; Mathematics 101
(120), 202(220); Physics 101, 200, 360; Fine Arts 200 (or
Arch. 260), 210; and attendance and acceptable performance
in an approved drawing or sketching course and an approved
architectural drafting and descriptive geometry course,
each consisting of approximately 75 hours of attendance.
The courses in Architecture at present offered would be
concentrated into a three-year programme. Classes would
start the day after Labour Day.
The School of Architecture proposed that this
programme should be offered as an alternative to students
planning to enter in September, 1959; and should be
compulsory in subsequent years.
Acting-Dean Muir)
Dean Andrew    )  That the new programme leading to
the degree of Bachelor of
Architecture be approved as recommended, subject to further study of
the required courses in drawing or
sketching, and drafting and
geometry, and subsequent approval
by Senate of these courses and the
method of implementing them; and
that the programme be offered as
an alternative to the present
programme, to students entering the
Second Year of a six-year B.Arch.
programme in 1959; and that it be
required of students entering the
Second Year of a six-year B.Arch.
programme in 1960 and subsequent
years.
Carried.
School of Nursing
Dean Gage reported that the former "Orientation
to Nursing" requirement was now being listed as a course, Wednesday,   February  llth,   1959    2669
Nursing 157  (2)   - Orientation to  Nursing in Hospital.     A
few other courses were being revised  in regard to title
and/or description,   but not content.     The  choice  of
electives   in the  pre-Nursing First Year  of Arts  and Science
was broadened.
Dean Gage   )
Mrs.  Ranta)     That the  changes   in Calendar material for
the  School  of Nursing for  the  Session
1959-60 be approved as recommended.
Carried.
Faculty of Agriculture
Dean Gage reported that the Faculty of Agriculture
recommended inclusion of Mathematics 205 or Economics 304
or Plant Science 321 and 322 among the optional "Electives
B" of the first two years.  The Faculty recommended two new
courses:
Agriculture 401 (1§) - Extension Methods
Agricultural Mechanics 212 (l|) - Wood Shopwork
and the renumbering of Agricultural Mechanics 410 and 412
as 210 and 312 respectively, and of Plant Science 421 and
422 as 321 and 322 respectively.
Dean Gage  )
Dean Eagles)  That the changes in Calendar material
proposed for the Faculty of Agriculture
be approved, subject to approval by the
Board of Governors of new courses, and
subject to satisfactory arrangements
with the Departments of Mathematics and
Economics as to inclusion of the courses
specified among electives.
Carried.
Faculty of Medicine
The Faculty of Medicine recommended deletion of Wednesday, February llth, 1959 2670
the statement permitting students of the First Year, not
otherwise qualifying for supplemental examinations, to write
supplemental examinations in all subjects if so authorized
by the Faculty.  The Faculty further recommended a passing
mark of at least 65% for supplemental examinations.
New courses proposed were:
Neurological Research 503 - Neurological Genetics
Surgery 504 - Seminar in Orthopaedics.
Dean Gage   )
Dr. Friedman)  That the changes in Calendar material
proposed for the Faculty of Medicine be
approved, subject to approval of new
courses by the Board of Governors.
Carried.
Faculty of Pharmacy
Calendar material for the Faculty of Pharmacy
included details of the four-year programme (following
First Year Arts and Science) for the B.S.P. degree, approved
by Senate in 1958 as optional for the Sessions 1958-59 and
1959-60, and compulsory from 1960-61.
Proposed changes included the institution of
Pharmacy 432 - General Pharmacognosy and Biopharmacy,
including work now given in 332 and 433, and the following
new courses:
Pharmacy 501 (3) - Physical and Chemical Aspects of
Pharmaceutical Systems
Pharmacy 502 (3) - Chemical, Biological and
Pharmacodynamic Aspects of Drugs
Pharmacy 548 (1) - Seminar
Pharmacy 549 (5-6) - M.S.P. Thesis.
Dean Gage    )
Dean Matthews)  That the Calendar material for the
Faculty of Pharmacy be approved as
recommended, subject to approval of
new courses by the Board of Governors.
Carried. Wednesday, February llth, 1959 2671
Faculty of Forestry
Changes in Calendar material recommended for the
Faculty of Forestry were principally revision of courses
required in various options, and the following additions or
deletions of courses:
Courses Discontinued
Forestry 252 - to be replaced by Botany 105
Forestry 353 - to be replaced by English 350
Forestry 474 - to be included in Forestry 370
Forestry 565 - to be replaced by Forestry 466.
New Courses
Forestry 352 (1^) - Introduction to Forest Genetics
(replacing Biology 331)
Forestry 466 (2) - Statistical Methods in Forest Research
Forestry 479 (1^) - Physical and Chemical Properties
of Wood
Forestry 566 (1-3) - Problems in Statistical Methods.
Dean Gage )
Dean Allen)  That changes in the Calendar material for
the Faculty of Forestry for 1959-60 be
approved.
Carried.
College and Faculty
of Education
The Calendar material for the College and Faculty
of Education included revision of statements for various
programmes, the re-numbering of Education 100 (Practice
Teaching Laboratory and Seminar) as 197, 297, 298, 397, 497,
498 or 499, depending upon the year and the programme, and
the following further changes in courses:
Course Descriptions Revised:
Education 200, 301, 404, 490, 491 Wednesday, February llth, 1959  2672
Courses Re-Numbered:
Education 202 (3) divided into 201 (1^) and 202 (l£)
Education 205 (3) divided into 205(1) - Art, 207 (1) -
Music and 209 (I) - Physical Education.
New Courses:
Education 403 (l|) - Introduction to Guidance Services
414 (2)  - Audio-Visual Education
416 (3)  - Speech Education for Teachers
435 (l|) - Introduction to Evaluation
470 (3)  - Education Sociology
514 (3)  - Foundations of Adult Education
518 (3)  - Methods of Adult Education
537 (3)  - Standardized Group Tests
556 (1^) - Administration of School Systems
559 (3)  - School Finance
560 (ljj) - Theories and Principles of
Education Administration
570 (3)  - Educational Sociology
585 (3)  - Advanced Seminar on Research in
Pre-school Education.
Dean Gage recommended that consideration of a
curriculum outlined for a major in Music in the Elementary
Teaching Programme should be deferred until new courses in
Music had been approved by Senate.
Dean Gage  )
Dean Scarfe)  That the Calendar material for the College
and Faculty of Education be approved as
recommended, subject to approval by the
Board of Governors of additional courses.
Carried.
Faculty of Law
Dean Curtis stated that the Faculty of Law
proposed to introduce two new courses: Mercantile Law in
Second Year and Property III in Third Year, and to drop
courses 210 (Equity) and 204 (Bills and Notes).
Dean Curtis)
Dean Gage  )  That these changes in the curriculum of
the Faculty of Law be approved.
Carried . Wednesday, February llth, 1959 2673
Dean Gage )
Dean Chant)  That, subject to review of the various
points indicated, the Calendar material
and the changes in Calendar for the
Session 1959-60 be approved, and that the
Chairman of the Calendar Committee be
authorized to make minor editorial changes
as necessary after consultation with the
Chairman of Senate, the Registrar, and
the Deans concerned.
Carried.
Proposed Change in
Requirements for
University Entrance
Dean Gage stated that the Faculty of Arts and
Science had recommended that the minimum academic qualification
for admission to the University should be raised to "at least
*C* standing (58%) in each subject presented for University
entrance", with the proviso that a student with *C-* standing
(50-57%) in one subject only, might be admitted provided
that he had *C +* (66%) standing or higher in at least one
other subject presented for University entrance.
It was agreed that Dean Gage, Dean Chant and Dr.
James should examine the Faculty Association brief to the
Royal Commission on Education, and the Master's thesis
written by Miss Onesia Crompton (including statistical data
on the University performance of students admitted with
"C" and "C-" averages), should discuss with the Board of
Examiners of the Provincial Department of Education the
implications of the proposal (including study of the basis
of up-grading of marks in University Entrance examinations),
and should report back to Senate on the proposal not later
than the February meeting of 1960.
A Wednesday, February llth, 1959 2674
Inclusion of Women's Athletic
Teams in Western Canadian
Intercollegiate Athletic Union
For information of Senate, the Secretary read a
recommendation from the Council of the School of Physical
Education that women's athletic teams should be included in
the Western Canadian Intercollegiate Athletic Union.  This
recommendation had been submitted by the Council to the
Board of Governors in view of the financial considerations.
Reports of Committees
Prizes. Scholarships
and Bursaries
New Awards and Changes
in Awards
Acceptance of the following new awards and changes
in awards was recommended, under the terms indicated:
The Read. Jones, Christoffersen
Scholarship in Civil Engineering
A scholarship of $200.00, the gift of the firm of
Read, Jones, Christoffersen, Civil and Structural
Engineers, Vancouver, is offered annually to
students proceeding from the Second or Third Year
to the next higher year in Civil Engineering.  The
award will be made to a student who has a good
academic record and who, by his laboratory work,
projects, summer and other experience, has
demonstrated his promise and ability in both the
academic and practical aspects of engineering.
In selecting the winner, consideration will also
be given to the financial circumstances of those
who are eligible.
Later Chemicals Ltd. Scholarship
A scholarship of $100.00, the gift of Later
Chemicals Ltd., is offered annually to Canadian
students in the field of Entomology.  The award
will be made on the recommendation of the
Department of Zoology to a student who has high
academic standing, shows promise in the field
A Wednesday, February llth, 1959 2675
of entomology, and is continuing at the University
with studies in this field.  If, in any year, no
student qualifies for the award, the amount of the
scholarship will be available to the Department
for special equipment or research related to
entomology.  The award will not be made to the
same student more than once.
The Morgan Warren Scholarship
This scholarship, established and maintained as a
memorial to Morgan Warren by his friends and
colleagues, will be awarded annually to a student
in Mechanical Engineering who has a special interest
in the fields of heating, ventilation, and air-
conditioning.  It will be awarded on the recommendation of the Department to a student of good
academic record and promise who is worthy and
deserving of assistance.  This scholarship, in the
amount of $100.00 will be supplemented by a loan
of $150.00, repayable after graduation.
Schlumberger of Canada Scholarship
A scholarship of $500.00, the gift of Schlumberger
of Canada, is offered to undergraduates entering
the Third or Fourth Year of studies leading to a
Bachelor's degree and majoring in electrical,
mechanical or petroleum engineering, physics or
geology.  The award will be made to a student with
high academic standing.
Standard Oil Company of British Columbia
Limited Entrance Scholarship
Standard Oil Company of British Columbia Limited
offers a scholarship worth $2,000.00 to students
who are residents of British Columbia and are
proceeding in the fall from Grade XII to attendance
at the University of British Columbia (or Victoria
College) in a full course leading to a degree.
Candidates must write a full set of scholarship
examinations for High School Graduation (University
Programme) conducted in June by the Department of
Education, Victoria, B. C.  The scholarship will
normally be awarded to the eligible applicant
obtaining highest standing in these examinations.
Should this applicant win another award, however,
the scholarship may be given, at the discretion
of the University, to the eligible candidate with
next highest standing.  No award will be made to
a candidate with an overall average less than 75%.
General regulations of the University for scholarships
are also applicable to this scholarship.  The winner
A Wednesday, February llth, 1959 2676
of this award will receive $500.00 during the first
year of attendance at the University or College,
and is eligible for renewals of $500.00 a year for
three further years.  Each renewal is subject to
maintenance of standing satisfactory to the University.  All candidates for this award must, by
May 15th, notify the Dean of Administrative and
Inter-Faculty Affairs, University of British Columbia,
of their intention to compete. Before June 6th,
they must also complete and submit, through the
school principal, the special form required by the
Department of Education from all those writing the
scholarship examinations.
Standard Oil Company of British Columbia
Limited Special Scholarship
Standard Oil Company of British Columbia Limited
offers a scholarship worth $2,000.00 to children or
wards of employees or annuitants of the Standard
Oil Company of British Columbia, or of deceased
employees who died while in the employ of the
Company or as annuitants of the Company, and who
have or had not less than one year of service with
the Company.  It will open in competition to
students proceeding in the fall from Grade XII to
attendance at the University of British Columbia
(or Victoria College) in a full course leading to
a degree.  Candidates must write a full set of
scholarship examinations for High School Graduation
(University Programme) conducted in June by the
Department of Education, Victoria, B. C  The
scholarship will normally be awarded to the eligible
applicant obtaining highest standing in these
examinations.  Should this applicant win another
award, however, the scholarship may be given, at
the discretion of the University, to the eligible
candidate with next highest standing.  No award
will be made to a candidate with an overall
average less than 70%.  General regulations of the
University are also applicable to this scholarship.
The winner of this award will receive $500.00 during
the first year of attendance at the University or
College, and is eligible for renewals of $500.00 a
year for three further years. Each renewal is
subject to maintenance of standing satisfactory
to the University, All candidates for this award
must, by May 15th, notify the Dean of Administrative
and Inter-Faculty Affairs, University of British
Columbia, of their intention to compete.  Essential
details of family service with the Company must also
be supplied.  Before June 6th they must also complete
and submit, through the school principal, the special
form required by the Department of Education from
all candidates writing the scholarship examinations. Wednesday, February llth, 1959 2677
Timber Sales &  Distributors Limited
Scholarship
A scholarship covering tuition fees, the gift of
Timber Sales & Distributors Limited, is offered
to students in the First, Second, or Third Year
of the marketing, production, and commerce and
forestry options, who are interested in sales or
related fields.  The award will be made to a
student with good academic standing and needing
financial assitance.  The student selected to
receive this award may be offered summer employment
with the Company.
The Joseph David Hall Memorial Scholarship
As a memorial to Joseph David Hall, a scholarship
has been established by his parents, Mr. and Mrs.
Joseph C Hall.  In accepting this award, the
University pays tribute to a brilliant student,
whose scholarship, sportsmanship, personal qualities,
and courage in adversity won the admiration of all
who knew him.  It will be awarded annually to a
student beginning or continuing studies in a full
course leading to a degree in any field.  First
preference will be given to a candidate nominated
by the B. C. Division of the Canadian Paraplegic
Association but should no suitable nomination be
received it will be awarded to a student with an
outstanding academic record.
British Pacific Insurance Company
Scholarship in Medicine (replacing
one formerly given by the Company
in the amount of $100.00)
This scholarship, the gift of British Pacific
Insurance Company of Vancouver, is offered annually
to students in Medicine proceeding from the Third
to the Final Year.  It will be awarded, on the
recommendation of the Faculty, to a student who has
a better than average academic record, has shown
promise and ability in the medical field, and is
worthy and deserving of financial assistance.  The
amount of the scholarship is $125.00.  The winner
also receives as a bursary an amount of $125.00
which he assumes a moral obligation to repay as
soon as possible after graduation.
The E. V. Young Memorial Prize
This prize honours the memory of E, V. Young, who
was highly esteemed for his contributions to radio
and theatre in the fields of music and drama and
A Wednesday, February llth, 1959 2678
is affectionately remembered by members of the
University Musical Society in the years 1932-1954,
not only for his professional skill, but also for
his untiring efforts and his kindly and friendly
encouragement. Donated by Dr. Maurice D. Young,
this prize of $50.00 will be awarded to an
undergraduate in Medicine who has good standing
and has maintained an active interest in music
or drama on the Campus.  If, in any year, no student
is sufficiently well qualified, the award will be
withheld.
The Cowichan Chapter. I.O.D.E. Bursary
A bursary of $100.00, the gift of the Cowichan
Chapter, I.O.D.E. is offered to a graduate of
Cowichan High School who is entering the University
for the first time or is continuing studies in a
higher undergraduate year.  The award will be made
on the basis of academic standing and need.  If,
in the opinion of the University, no candidate is
suitably qualified, the award will be withheld.
In this event two awards, or a larger award, will
be offered in the following year.
S. R. and B. W. Reynolds Bursary
Two bursaries   of $150.00 each,   given by Mr.  and
Mrs. S.  R.  Reynolds,   will  be awarded to  students
from Ladner High School with good academic  standing
and  in need  of financial assistance  who  are entering
the University for the first time.     Preference  will
be  given to  students  entering the  Faculty of
Agriculture   or the  School  of Home Economics.
The Mcintosh Supply Ltd. Scholarship
in Fluid Mechanics and Thermodynamics
This scholarship, to the value of $250.00, will be
awarded to the student who has an outstanding
record in Third Year Mechanical Engineering and is
proceeding to the Final Year of the course leading
to the degree of Bachelor of Applied Science.  The
award will be made to the student with the highest
aggregate standing in Mechanical Engineering 372
(Mechanical Testing and Measurement), Mechanical
Engineering 373 (Applied Thermodynamics), Mechanical
Engineering 381 (Fluid Mechanics) and Engineering 398
(Essay).  Ability of expression in the essay will
be an important factor in the award. Wednesday, February llth, 1959  2679
Super-Valu Stores Ltd. Scholarship
Super-Valu Stores Ltd. offers, in competition, a
scholarship worth $1,500.00 to students with High
School Graduation (University Programme) standing,
who, in September, 1959, will proceed to a full
course of studies in the First Year at the University
of British Columbia (or Victoria College) leading
to a degree in any field.  To be eligible a candidate
must be a regular full or part-time employee of
Super-Valu Stores Ltd. or a son, daughter, husband,
or wife of such an employee.
The Captain G. G. Brown Memorial
Bursary
This bursary of $250.00, established as a memorial
to his wife's father, Captain G. G. Brown, by Mr.
T. M. Dauphinee, is offered in any year and faculty.
It will be awarded in 1959 and alternate years to
a student with a good academic record who, without
financial assistance, would be unable to begin or
continue his studies.  It is the hope of the donor
and the University that, if and when circumstances
permit, those assisted will themselves help others,
as their means may allow.
The Thomas T. and Eva B. Dauphinee
Memorial Bursary
This bursary of $250.00, established as a memorial
to his parents, Thomas T. and Eva B. Dauphinee, by
Mr. T. M. Dauphinee, is offered in any year and
faculty.  It will be awarded in 1960 and alternate
years to a student with a good academic record who,
without financial assistance, would be unable to
begin or continue his studies.  It is the hope of
the donor and the University that, if and when
circumstances permit, those assisted will themselves
help others, as their means may allow.
Grace Martin Memorial Bursary - increased from $50.00
to $75.00.
Mildred Brock Memorial Bursary - increased from $75.00
to $100.00.
Native Daughters of British Columbia Scholarship -
increased from $100.00 to $150.00 annually.
William MacKenzie  Swan Memorial Bursary  -  increased
from $250.00  to  $500.00 for the  Session  1959-60.
A Wednesday,   February  llth,   1959    2680
B.  C.  Drugs Limited Scholarship -  increased from
$100.00  to  $200.00.
Triple Entente Chapter. I.O.D.E. - donation for
bursaries increased from $300.00 to $400.00.
Life Underwriters' Association of Vancouver
Scholarship - increased from $200.00 to $250.00
for the Session 1959-60.
The Kiwanis Club Scholarship - increased from $200.00
to $250.00 for the Session 1959-60.
Lions'   Ladies  Club -  increased the  number  of bursaries
from one  of $200.00  to two  of  $200.00 each for the
Sessions   1958-59  and  1959-60.
Kiwassa Club of New Westminster Scholarship -
increased from $200.00 to $250.00 for the
Session 1959-60.
Engineering Institute   of Canada   (Vancouver Branch)
Walter Moberly Memorial Prize  -  increased from
$25.00 to  $50.00 commencing in the  Session 1959-60.
Dr.   J.  Meredith Graham Memorial Prize   -   increased
from  $50.00 to   $75.00.
British Columbia Lumber Manufacturers
Association Prizes in Engineering
(Increased and change in terms)
Prizes to the total of $300.00, given by the
British Columbia Lumber Manufacturers Association,
will be awarded on the basis of general proficiency
and academic ability in the course on Structural
Design in Third Year Civil Engineering to the
student or students most deserving of the award
in the opinion of the instructor in charge, and
upon recommendation of the Dean of the Faculty
of Applied Science.
British Columbia Lumber Manufacturers
Association Prizes in Architecture
(Increased, and change in terms)
Prizes to the total of $400.00, given by the
British Columbia Lumber Manufacturers Association,
are available to students in Second to Fifth Years
of Architecture.  The prizes will be awarded on
the basis of general proficiency and special
aptitude for the use of wood in the Building
Construction Course and in specific design and
structural projects which will be assigned during
the year.
A Wednesday, February llth, 1959 2681
Ladies Pharmaceutical Auxiliary - increased from one
bursary of $100.00, to two bursaries of $100.00
each in the Session 1959-60.
Cunningham Scholarship for Pharmacy - increased from
$100.00 to $250.00 for the Session 1959-60.
Kappa Kappa Gamma Alumnae Bursary No. 2 - increased
from $200.00 to $250.00 for the Session 1959-60.
Westminster Paper Company Limited - scholarships
increased from a total of $3,400.00 annually to
a total of $3,800.00 annually.  Awards revised
as follows:
The John J. Herb Scholarship has been re-named
the J. J. Herb Scholarship.  Terms remain the
same ($500.00 a year for two years).
The Westminster Paper Company Limited Scholarship
in Commerce.No change($400.00 a year for two
years).
The Westminster Paper Company Limited Scholarships
in Engineering replaced by the E. M. Herb Scholarship in Engineering.  Two scholarships, each of
$400.00 a year for two years replaced by one
scholarship of $1,000.00 a year for two years.
British Columbia Fruit Growers' Association
Scholarship - increased from $125.00 to &250.00
for the Session 1959-60.
Alliance Francaise of Vancouver Bursary - increased
from $175.00 to $200.00 for the Session 1959-60.
Dean Gage)
Mr. Knapp)  That these new awards and changes in
awards be accepted as recommended, and
that appropriate letters of thanks be
sent to the donors.
Carried.
List of Awards
Copies of List No. 4 of scholarships, prizes and
bursaries for the Session 1958-59 were distributed at the
meeting. Wednesday, February llth, 1959  2682
Dean Gage  )
Dean Curtis)  That the students whose names appear on
List No. 4 be granted the awards
recommended.
Carried.
Honorary Degrees
Dean Curtis read the recommendation of the
Committee on Honorary Degrees that, at the Spring
Congregations, May 19th and 20th, 1959, appropriate degrees
should be conferred upon:
Dr. Arnold Davidson Dunton, President, Carleton
University, Ottawa.
Dr. Charles Edwin Odegaard, President, University
of Washington, Seattle.
Dr, Donald G. Creighton, Head, Department of History,
University of Toronto.
Dr. A. S. P. Woodhouse, Head, Department of English,
University of Toronto.
The Honourable Donald Cameron, former Director of
Extension, University of Alberta; now Director,
Banff School of Fine Arts and Centre for Continuing
Education.
Dean Curtis)
Dean Gage  )  That honorary degrees be conferred on
the five individuals recommended if
they are able to be present at the
Spring Congregations this year.
Carried.
Dean Curtis then presented a second recommendation
of the Committee, that the University approach Field
Marshal Viscount Montgomery to invite him to accept during
1959, at a mutually convenient time, the honorary degree
offered to him in 1958. Wednesday, February llth, 1959 2683
Dean Curtis )
Dean MacPhee)  That an invitation to accept in 1959 an
honorary degree, as recommended and
previously approved, be extended to
Field Marshal Viscount Montgomery,
Carried.
The Committee further recommended that a Special
Congregation be held in September, 1959, in connection with
the meetings of the Canadian Bar Association, on the understanding that recommendations would be made to the next
meeting of Senate as to recipients of honorary degrees.  The
Committee specified that it was not the intention to hold a
Special Congregation for each national or international meeting
of a distinguished profession held in Vancouver.
Dean Curtis)
Mr. Clyne  )  That Senate approve in principle the
holding of a Special Congregation in
September, 1959, in connection with the
meetings of the Canadian Bar Association,
on the understanding that specific
recommendations as to recipients of
honorary degrees would be presented for
approval at the next meeting.
Carried.
Proposed School of
Librarianship
The brief of the sub-committee on proposed
establishment of a School of Librarianship was returned to
the agenda.
Dr. Cowan  )
Dr. McGregor)  That this brief, recommending the
establishment at the University of
British Columbia of a School of Librarian-
ship as soon as practicable, be approved
in principle, and referred to the Faculty
of Arts and Science, the Faculty of
Graduate Studies, and the College and
Faculty of Education, for consideration
and report back to Senate.
Carried, Wednesday, February llth, 1959 2684
Summer Session
Dean Chant stated that 119 courses were recommended
in the Faculty of Arts and Science, and 55 in the College and
Faculty of Education, for the Summer Session credit programme
in 1959.  This represented an increase of seven over the
courses offered in 1958.
Dean Chant )
Dean Scarfe)  That the courses recommended by the
Summer Session Committee for 1959 be
approved, with authorization for the
Committee to make any minor alterations
which may appear desirable or necessary.
Carried.
Committee to Organize
the Work of Senate
The Secretary reported that it had not been
possible to arrange a meeting of the Committee to Organize
the Work of Senate subsequent to the December meeting of
Senate, but that the Committee expected to meet in the near
future.
Report on Student Statistics
The  report  on student  statistics  for 1958-59
(marital  status,   outside employment,   citizenship,
professional and occupational goals)  was  returned to the
agenda.     Senate expressed its  appreciation to Mr.  McLean
and his  staff for this  interesting and useful  document.
Report of University Health
Service. 1957-58
The annual report of the University Health Service
for 1957-58 had been circulated prior to the meeting. Wednesday, February llth, 1959  2685
Dean MacPhee)
Dean Chant  )  That this report be received.
Carried.
Victoria College Council
For information of Senate, Dr. Hickman reported
that Victoria College proposed to offer 34 credit courses
at its 1959 Summer Session.  Those for credit beyond the
Second Year had been approved by Senate at the previous
meeting.
The extension to the Ewing Building would be
officially opened on Wednesday, February 18th.
The Council had decided to engage the George
Brake ley Company to undertake a survey as to a possible
Capital Gifts Campaign commencing early in 1960.
Dr. Hickman anticipated that the Council would
shortly recommend the expansion of the College into Third
Year work, offering courses leading towards majors in
certain of the humanities - e.g. English, History,
Mathematics.
Policy with Respect to Summer
School Instructors
The Senate agreed with the view of the President
that, as a matter of policy, members of Faculty of this
University should not hold appointments in the Summer
Session more frequently than in alternate years.
Correspondence
The Secretary read letters of appreciation from Wednesday, February llth, 1959  2686
Dean Gunning, Registrar Emeritus C B. Wood, and the
National Research Council, for communications from Senate.
Faculty Publications
Faculty publications received by the President's
Office since the last meeting of Senate, were on display.
Date of August Meeting
The Secretary pointed out that for some years it
had been customary to hold a meeting of Senate in August
on the Friday of the week following the close of the Summer
Session. With the increased enrolment in the Summer Session,
it was no longer possible to report examination results and
the names of candidates for degrees at the October
Congregation by the time of this meeting, therefore the
members of Senate might wish to change the date of the
meeting.
Dean Curtis)
Dean Scarfe)  That the meeting of Senate formerly held
in August be deferred to the Wednesday
following Labour Day, which for this
year will be September 9th.
Carried.
Other Business
Date of Board of Governors
Reception
For information of Senate, the President reported
that the annual reception of the Board of Governors for
members of Faculty would be held in the afternoon of
Saturday, April 4th. Wednesday, February llth, 1959  2687
Opening of International
House
The President stated that the first unit of International House would be officially opened by Mrs. Eleanor
Roosevelt at 3:30 p.m. on Wednesday, March 4th.  In the
evening, Mrs. Roosevelt would deliver a public lecture under
the auspices of the Alma Mater Society and the Vancouver
Branch of the United Nations Association,
Change in Registration
Procedure for Students
Training as Teachers of
Industrial Arts
For information of Senate, the Registrar reported
that, commencing in 1959, students training as teachers of
Industrial Arts, although recruited by the Department of
Education and trained under the auspices of that Department,
would be registered in the College and Faculty of Education.
The meeting adjourned at 10:50 p.m.
Secretary.
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Chairman
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