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 Tuesday, May 13th, 1952        1826.
The fourth regular meeting of the Senate of the
University of British Columbia for the Session 1951-52 was
held on Tuesday, May 13th, 1952, at 8:00 p.m.., in the
Board and Senate Room, Administration Building.
Present:  President N. A. M. MacKenzie (in the
Chair), Miss Marjorie Agnew, Dr. John Allardyce, Dr. G. S.
Allen, Dean H. F. Angus, Dean Lowell Besley, Mr. Jacob
Biely, Dr. V. C. Brink, Mr. J. M. Buchanan, Mr. F. J. Burd,
Mr. K. P. Caple, Dean S. N. F. Chant, The Hon. Mr. Justice
J. V. Clyne, Dean G. F. Curtis, Dean Blythe Eagles, Mr.
H. 0. English, Dr. S. M. Friedman, Dean W. H. Gage, Dr.
W. C. Gibson, Mr. T. R. Hall, Dr. W. H. Hickman, Major
H. C. Holmes, Dr. R. D. James, Mr. G. D. Kennedy, Dr. R. B.
Kerr, Mr. F. M. Knapp, Dean M. Dorothy Mawdsley, Mr. Finlay
Morrison, Mr. J. Fred Muir, Mr. H. N. MacCorkindale, Mr.
W. R. McDougall, Dr. M. M. Maclntyre, Dean H. J. MacLeod,
Dr. I. McTaggart-Cowan, Mr. W. 0. Richmond, Mrs. F. M. Ross,
Dr. W. N. Sage, Dr. T. M. C. Taylor, Dr. W. S. Taylor,
Dr. H. V. Warren.
Messages of regret for their inability to be
present were received from Chancellor Sherwood Lett, Dr.
C. H. Wright, Dean M. M. Weaver, Miss Mary Fallis, Mr. E. D.
Fulton, Dr. Roy Daniells and Miss Florence Mulloy.
Before taking up the agenda, Senate stood in
silence in respect to the memory of the late Dr. J. M.
Ewing, Principal of Victoria College and member of the Tuesday, May 13th, 1952       1827.
Senate since December, 1944, who had died very suddenly on
February 28th, 1952.  It was agreed that a suitable memorial
be prepared to be inscribed on the minutes of Senate.
Mr. Morrison)
Dr. Warren )  That the following memorials be spread
on the minutes of Senate and that
copies be sent to the families of the
deceased.
Carried.
ESLI LONGWORTH WOODS
The untimely death of Esli Longworth Woods,
Professor and Dean of the Faculty of Pharmacy, is
for this Senate an occasion of deep sorrow. His
association with the formal study of his chosen
subject began in the University of Saskatchewan
where he became Dean of the College of Pharmacy at
the age of thirty-one. Under his guidance the
college proved itself a model for the development
of such institutions in Canada. As a result, he
was asked to specify a course and to plan equipment
for the Department of Pharmacy in this University;
his striking success led to his appointment as Dean
when the Faculty of Pharmacy was established. He
was largely responsible for the formation of the
Canadian Conference of Pharmaceutical Faculties and
was the first chairman of that body.  National
recognition came to him also in his appointment to
the Canadian Committee on Pharmacopoeial Standards.
His unique quality lay in his capacity to mediate
between the theoretical problems of pharmaceutical
education and the professional and business duties of
pharmacists. He sought to bring into every corner
drug store absolute personal integrity, exalted
professional standards and a vision of public service.
His personality was shy and sensitive, his manner
retiring and humble. But his largeness of spirit
could not be concealed and his death is the occasion
of spontaneous tributes of deep grief and high regard
from all parts of the country. By the members of this
Senate his memory will ever be cherished with
affectionate regard. Tuesday, May 13th, 1952       1828.
ANNA B. JAMIESON
The Senate records its deep sense of loss in
the death of Miss Anna B. Jamieson, at the age of
eighty-two, after nearly half a century of public
service in the City of Vancouver. As a teacher
in public and in high school and a vice-principal;
as a member of the Vancouver Board of School
Trustees and as its Chairman; as a member for
thirty years of the Public Library Board; she left
the impress of her character on the educational
policies of this community. She was a member of
this Senate and of the Board of Governors of this
Universsity, from which in 1942 she received the
degree of LL.D.
Her gifts as a teacher were remarkable: she
instilled a love of reading, a feeling for the
colour and texture of words, a sense of the beauty
of literary forms.  Her career of public service
was sustained and unbroken. Her crusading spirit,
her purposeful benevolence, her interest in humane
studies and civic affairs, her desire for international harmony - these were the moving principles
of her life.  She always put human values first;
her enthusiasms were tempered with realism and
with humour.
Her selfless labours will remain an
inspiration and an example to others so long as
her memory endures.
Minutes of the Previous Meeting
Mr. Kennedy     )
Mr. MacCorkindale)  That the minutes of the Third
Regular Meeting of Senate for the
Session 1951-52, having been
circulated, be adopted as read.
Carried.
Notice of Re-appointment of Members
by Lieutenant-Governor in Council
A letter dated March 13th was read from the
Minister of Education, giving notice that an Order-in-Council
had been passed renewing the terms on the University Senate
of Mr. H. N. MacCorkindale, Mr. Francis J. Burd, and Major H. C. Tuesday, May 13th, 1952        1829.
Holmes, for a further three-year period ending January, 1955.
Representative of Victoria College
A letter dated May 5th was read from the Chairman,
Victoria College Council, advising that Dr. W. H. Hickman
would represent Victoria College on Senate during his term
as Acting-Principal.
The President extended a welcome to Dr. Hickman
on behalf of the Senate.
Notice of Appointment of Committees
The Secretary read the personnel of the following
committees, appointed by the Chair in accordance with the
request of Senate on February 13th:
On Constitution, Powers and Duties
of the Library Committee
Dr. Ian McTaggart-Cowan (Chairman)
Dean H. F. Angus
Dean G, F. Curtis
Mr. Neal Harlow
Dean S. N. F. Chant
Dean W. H. Gage
Dean B. A. Eagles
On Policy re Competitive and
Inter-collegiate Athletics
Dean W. H, Gage (Convener)
The Honourable Mr. Justice J. V. Clyne
Dr. H. V. Warren
Dr. R. D. James
Dean S. N. F. Chant
Dr. A. E. Grauer
Mr. H. N. MacCorkindale
Chancellor Sherwood Lett   )
President N. A. M. MacKenzie)  Ex-officio
Mr. C. B. Wood )
Professor G. C. Andrew     ) Tuesday, May 13th, 1952       I83O.
On Admission of Veterans of
the War in Korea
Dean S. N. F. Chant
Dean W, H. Gage
Mr. C. B. Wood
Major J. F. McLean
From the Board of Governors
It was reported by letter dated April 5th that
the Board of Governors on March 31st had approved the
acceptance of the following new awards, subject to approval
by Senate:
The Teachers1 Christian Fellowship Bursary
The Pacific Pine Co. Ltd. Scholarship in Forestry
The Dr. Maxwell A. Cameron Memorial Medal and Prize
The Janet Hatfield Medical Scholarship
The Brissenden Bursary
Further in this connection, it was reported by
letter dated April 29th that the Board of Governors on
April 28th had approved the acceptance of the following
new awards, subject to approval by Senate:
The Provincial Chapter. Imperial Order Daughters
of the Empire, Bursary Fund
The Graduating Classes of 1952 Scholarship
The Graduating Classes of 1952 Student Aid Fund
The Vancouver Home Economics Association Loan Fund
The California Standard Company Graduate Scholarship
The California Standard Company Undergraduate
Scholarships
The Delta Gamma Chapter of Delta Phi Epsilon
Sorority Bursary
The"~Lower"Mainland Dietetic Association Loan Fund
From the Faculties
Results of Sessional Examinations -
Candidates for Degrees and Diplomas
The Secretary gave a summary report, stating that r
Tuesday, May 13th, 1952        1831,
the total number of candidates to be presented for degrees
was 1,036 compared to 1,360 in 1951, and 1,802 in 1950. On
Thursday, May 15th, 487 candidates would be presented and
on Friday, May 16th, 549.
The lists of candidates for degrees were circulated
to the members of Senate.
Dean Chant)
Dean Gage )  That Senate approve the conferring of the
degrees of Bachelor of Arts, Honours
Course; Bachelor of Arts, General Course;
Master of Social Work; Bachelor of Social
Work; Bachelor of Commerce; Bachelor of
Home Economics; Bachelor of Physical
Education; and Bachelor of Education; on
the candidates listed in the Faculty of
Arts and Science for these respective
degrees.
Carried.
Dean Chant)
Dean Gage )
That Senate approve the awarding of the
Diploma in Education to the candidates
listed as having successfully completed
the Teacher Training Course.
Carried.
Dean Chant)
Dean Gage )
Dean Angus)
Dean Chant)
That Mr. Peter A. Isaac, who failed all
subjects in the Teacher Training Course,
be denied the privilege of repeating the
course.
Carried.
That the conferring of degrees on the
candidates listed in the Faculty of
Graduate Studies for the degrees of
Doctor of Philosophy, Master of Arts,
Master of Applied Science, Master of
Science in Agriculture, and Master of
Forestry be approved.
Carried. Dean MacLeod)
Mr. Muir   )
Tuesday, May 13th, 1952
That the conferring of the degrees of
Bachelor of Applied Science, Bachelor
of Architecture, and Bachelor of Science
in Nursing upon the students listed in
the Faculty of Applied Science for these
respective degrees be approved; and that
the awarding of certificates to the
candidates listed in the Course in
Public Health Nursing and the Course in
Clinical Supervision as having
successfully completed the course, be
approved, subject to completion by
these candidates of the necessary field
work.
Carried.
1832,
Dean Eagles)
Dr. Brink  )
That the conferring of the degrees of
Bachelor of Science in Agriculture,
Honours Course; and Bachelor of Science
in Agriculture, General Course, upon the
candidates listed in the Faculty of
Agriculture, be approved; and that the
Diploma in Agriculture be awarded to the
candidates listed as having completed
the requirements for that award.
Carried.
Dean Curtis)
Mr. Kennedy)
That the candidates listed as having
completed the requirements for the degree
of Bachelor of Laws be granted that
degree; and that those listed as having
failed be granted permission to repeat
their year.
Carried.
Mr. Morrison)
Dean Gage  )
That Senate approve the granting of the
degree of Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy
to the candidates listed for that degree.
Carried. Tuesday, May 13th, 1952       1833
Dean Besley)
Mr. Knapp  )  That Senate approve the conferring of
the degree of Bachelor of Science in
Forestry on the candidates listed for
that degree and that Mr. Gordon A.
Jones be permitted to write a supplemental examination.
Carried.
Dean Gage )
Dean Chant)  That the Chairman and other appropriate
representatives of Senate be empowered to
make any necessary changes in the lists
as presented.
Carried.
Mr. McDougall asked that a summary of the marks
of the lower years be presented to Senate and it was agreed
to provide this for the August meeting.
Results of Lower Years
Dean Gage)
Mr. Hall )  That the Chair be authorized to release the
marks of the lower years and the names of
the scholarship winners in those years.
Carried.
New Courses, Faculty of Arts
and Science
At a meeting of the Faculty of Arts and Science on
April 16th, 1952, a recommendation was received that the
following courses, to be offered by the School of Architecture,
be accepted for credit towards the degree of B.A., subject to
approval by the C0Uncil of the School of Architecture and the
Faculty of Applied Science:
Fine Arts 100: Introduction to Art - 3 units - 3 hours
lecture.
The purpose of this course is to introduce the student to Tuesday, May 13th, 1952       1834.
the theory and philosophy of art. Illustrations of
aesthetic principles will be provided from the major
works of the great periods of Art.  These illustrations
will be discussed from the point of view of aesthetic
theory, and also in their socio-cultural relationships.
It is hoped that the courses will lead to an understanding
and appreciation of all Visual Arts, but in particular
of painting, sculpture and architecture, and finally to
a better judgment of traditional and contemporary art
forces current today.
Textbook:  Herbert Read, The Meaning of Art. Mr. Binning.
A new course, to be offered as an elective to all First
Year students.
Fine Arts 200: History of Art - 3 units - 3 hours lecture
This course is a chronological study of Gothic,
Renaissance and Modern Architecture, Sculpture and
Painting, prefaced by a survey of Oriental art and
the classical periods of Greece and Rome.  Special
emphasis will be placed on the nature and function
of art as it relates to its time and place, and on
the social, religious, economic and political forces
which brought it into being. This chronological study
is paralleled by a critical analysis of the character
and development of the various art forms.
Textbook:  Upjohn, Winget & Mahler, History of World Art.
Mr. Binning.
This is the present Architecture 160 raised from 2 to
3 units. This course is now an elective for second
year students in Arts and Science.
Fine Arts 210: Visual Design: Theory and Practice -
3 units - 1 hour lecture, 4 hours studio
This studio course consists mainly of experiments by
students in the basic visual elements of line, shape,
volume, space, colour and texture, using various
materials.  Student experiments are closely related
to lectures and demonstrations. As prerequisites to
this course are either Introduction to Art or History
of Art, there exists therefore a link between knowledge
and theory, with actual tectile experience.  This
relationship should give the student a fuller understanding and appreciation of the several art forms, and
perhaps also some idea of the creative nature and
imagination of the artist. Tuesday, May 13th, 1952       1835.
Textbook: Moholy-Nagy, Vision in Motion,
Studio - Mr. Thomas
Lecture - Mr. Binning
This course is the present Architecture 150 enlarged
by addition of lecture period, and raised from 2 to 3
units.  It is now an elective for Second Year students
in Arts and Science.
Prerequisites:  Introduction to Art or History of Art.
In this connection, the following resolution was adopted by
the Faculty of Arts and Science:
"(1)  That the proposed course Fine Arts 100 be accepted
for credit toward the B.A. degree, as an elective
in the First and Second Years.
"(2)  That the proposed course Fine Arts 210 be accepted
for credit toward the B.A. degree, as an elective
for the Second Year, to replace Architecture 150
which will no longer be open to Arts and Science
students.
"(3) That, beginning with the Session 1953-54, the
course Architecture 160 be redesignated Fine
Arts 200.
"(4)  That, in the 1953-54 Calendar, the courses Fine
Arts 100, 200, 210 be listed under the heading
"Fine Arts" in the Arts and Science section of
the Calendar and,
"That the Board andSenate be requested to take no steps
toward the establishment of a Department of Fine Arts,
or toward the establishment of further courses in
Fine Arts in this Faculty until such time as the
Faculty can assess the academic and financial
consequences of such action."
Dean Chant)
Dean Gage ) That this resolution be approved.
Carried.
At the same meeting, the Faculty of Arts and Science
approved a recommendation that the following new courses be
accepted for credit towards the degree of Bachelor of Arts: Tuesday, May 13th, 1952       1336.
Philosophy 300 (3) Thomas Aquinas
A systematic study of the Thomistic system emphasizing
the fields of logic, ontology, metaphysics, epistemology,
and ethics. A study of the historical backgrounds, with
special attention to Plato, Aristotle, Plotinus, and
St. Augustine,  -an evaluation of Thomism in terms of
the prevailing philosophical systems of the 12th and
13th centuries.
Prerequisite'* Philosophy 100.  Philosophy 200
recommended to precede or accompany. (3-0; 3-0)
Dean Chant        )
Dr. T. m. C. Taylor)  That Philosophy 300, as described
above, to be offered in the
Department of Philosophy and
Psychology for credit towards the
degree of B.A., be approved.
Carried.
English 4xx (number to be decided)  The Bible as
Literature (3-0: 3-0)
Origins and backgrounds of biblical literature; the
principal translations of the Bible into English; an
examination of the chief literary forms of the Bible -
poetry, drama, biography, short story, etc.; influence
of the Bible on English language and literature.
Text:  The Bible, Designed to be read as Living
Literature, ed. E. S. Bates, New York, Simon
and Schuster, 1937
To be offered for the first time in 1953-54.
Dean Chant)
Dean Gage ) That this course be approved.
Carried.
Reports of Committees
Prizes. Scholarships and Bursaries
Sessional Awards - Final Years
List No. 1, dated May 13th, 1952, of Medals,
Fellowships, Scholarships and Prizes for 1951-52, being
awards to graduates and to students in their final Tuesday, May 13th, 1952       1837.
undergraduate year, was circulated to the members. Dean
Gage called attention to the awards for heads of the
graduating classes and quoted the averages of the winners.
He also presented the recommendation of this Committee,
that the University Graduate Scholarship of $200.00 be
presented to Miss Katherine Diane Sawyer, winner of The
Governor General's Gold Medal (Head of the Graduating Class
for-the B. A. Degree).  It was noted that this recommendation
was a departure from normal practice since this award was
for presentation to a student proceeding to graduate study
and Miss Sawyer was planning to enter the Faculty of Medicine
at the University of British Columbia for further undergraduate study, but in view of her fine record and the fact
that the medical course was expensive the Committee felt
the departure was justified.
Dean Gage)
Mr. Knapp)  That awards as set forth in List No. 1,
and the recommendation re the University
Graduate Scholarship, be approved.
Carried.
New Awards
Acceptance was recommended of the following new
awards:
The Provincial Chapter. Imperial Order
Daughters of the Empire, Bursary Fund
Through an annual gift of at least $100,00 from
the Provincial Chapter of British Columbia,
Imperial Order Daughters of the Empire, a fund
has been established to provide assistance for
deserving students. Awards will be made by the
Dean of Administrative and Inter-Faculty Affairs,
after consultation with the Provincial Educational
Secretary and the Provincial President. Tuesday, May 13th, 1952        1838.
The Lower Mainland Dietetic Association
Loan Fund
This fund has been established by the Lower
Mainland Dietetic Association to provide
assistance, in limited amounts, for undergraduates in the Third or Fourth Year taking
a dietetic major in the School of Home Economics.
To be eligible for a loan, an applicant must
have satisfactory standing and be recommended
by the School. Loans become due and payable at
the end of one year, until which time they do
not bear interest.  In special cases, upon
application, they may be renewed for a further
period. Application forms may be obtained
from the office of the Dean of Administrative
and Inter-Faculty Affairs.
The Delta Gamma Chapter of Delta Phi
Epsilon Sorority Bursary
A bursary of $50.00, the gift of the Delta Gamma
Chapter of Delta Phi Epsilon Sorority, is available
annually for a woman undergraduate in any year and
faculty. The award will be made to a student on
the basis of scholastic standing and need of
financial assistance.
The Walter D. Frith Student Aid Fund
This fund, established by gifts from Walter D. Frith,
Esq., of Vancouver, is used to provide loans for
students who, without financial assistance, are
unable to begin or continue their studies at the
University of British Columbia. To be eligible for
loans, applicants must have satisfactory scholastic
standing. Further information may be obtained from
the Dean of Administrative and Inter-Faculty Affairs,
to whom application should be made.
The Vancouver Home Economics Association
Loan Fund
This fund has been established by the Vancouver Home
Economics Association to provide assistance, in
limited amounts, for undergraduates in the School
of Home Economics.  To be eligible for a loan, an
applicant must have satisfactory scholastic standing
and be recommended by the School. Loans from this
fund become due and payable at the end of one year, Tuesday, May 13th, 1952       1839,
until which time they do not bear interest.  In
special cases, upon application, loans may be
renewed for a further period. Application forms
may be obtained from the office of the Dean of
Administrative and Inter-Faculty Affairs.
The Janet Hatfield Medical Scholarship
A scholarship of the annual value of $200.00, the
gift of Miss Janet Hatfield of Vancouver, is
available for a student in the Faculty of Medicine.
It will be awarded on the recommendation of the
Joint Faculty Committee on Prizes, Scholarships
and Bursaries to a student who has a good academic
record, has shown promise and ability in the medical
field, and is worthy of financial assistance.
The Pacific Pine Co. Ltd. Scholarship
in Forestry
A scholarship of $300.00, gift of Pacific Pine Co.
Ltd., New Westminster, is available for a student
engaging in graduate study and research in Forestry
at the University of British Columbia.  It will be
awarded on the recommendation of the Faculty of
Forestry to a student who has a good scholastic
record, and has shown special interest in and
aptitude for the field of forest products. In
making the award, consideration will be given to
promise of ability in investigational and research
work.
The Teachers' Christian Fellowship
Bursary
A bursary of $75.00, given by the Teachers'
Christian Fellowship of the B. C. Mainland, will
be available for the Session 1952-53, to assist
a student in any faculty and year.  This bursary
is open to students who are entering University
for the first time and have been members of the
Inter-Schools Christian Fellowship, or to students
continuing their courses who are members of the
Varsity Christian Fellowship. The award will be
made in consultation with the Teachers' Christian
Fellowship on the basis of Christian faith and
character, scholarship and need. Tuesday, May 13th, 1952       1840,
The Dr. Maxwell A. Cameron Memorial
Medal and Prize
A silver medal and prize of $50.00 will be awarded
annually to the leading student in the Teacher
Training class.  This award is given by the British
Columbia Teachers' Federation to commemorate the
distinguished life and work of Dr. Maxwell A.
Cameron (1907-1951), first Director of the School
of Education at this University and author of the
Cameron Report on Education.
The Brissenden Bursary
A bursary of $200.00, the gift of Mr. P. R.
Brissenden through the Alumni-U.B.C. Development
Fund, is offered in alternate years.  It will be
awarded to a student in any year and faculty
whose standing is satisfactory but who could not
continue his studies at the University without
financial assistance.
The California Standard Company
Graduate Scholarship
This scholarship of $750.00, the gift of the
California Standard Company Limited, will be
awarded annually to an outstanding student of
the University of British Columbia who is beginning
or continuing graduate work at this University.
The award will be available for study in fields
related to the oil industry such as Geology (with
reference to sedimentation and stratigraphy),
Geophysics or related branches of Physics and
Engineering (Chemical, Civil, Geological,
Mechanical, Mining, Petroleum). Recipients must
be qualified to undertake graduate work in
respect of scholarship, research ability,
character, and health, and have special interest
in the problems of the oil industry.
The California Standard Company
Undergraduate Scholarships
Three scholarships of $375.00 each, the gift of
the California Standard Company, are available
annually for outstanding students at the University
of British Columbia proceeding to their final
undergraduate year. The awards will be made, one
in each field, to students in Geophysics or related Tuesday, May 13th, 1952       1841.
fields of Physics, Geology, and Engineering. In
making the awards, consideration will be given not
only to scholarship, potential ability for research,
character and personality, but also to interest in
problems of the oil industry. Recipients will be
chosen on the recommendation of the heads of the
departments concerned.
The Graduating Classes of 1952
Scholarship
A scholarship of $250.00, a gift of the Graduating
Classes of 1952 to the University, was made available
for a student entering the University in the fall
of 1952, from Grades XII or XIII in British Columbia.
Selection of the winner was made on the basis of
scholastic standing, interest and participation in
extra-curricular and community activities, character
and promise of achievement. The award was made by
Senate, on the recommendation of the Joint Faculty
Committee on Prizes, Scholarships and Bursaries.
The Graduating Classes of 1952
Student Aid Fund"
This fund was established from a gift made to the
University by the Graduating Classes of 1952 for
the purpose of assisting deserving undergraduates.
Loans for limited amounts are available, without
interest, for a period of one year.  Application
for assistance should be made to the Dean of
Administrative and Inter-Faculty Affairs.
Further with regard to awards, it was reported
for information that the annual value of The Frances
Milburn P.E.O. Bursary had been increased from $150.00 to
$225.00.
Dean Gage   )
Mr. McDougall)  That the new awards listed be
accepted and that letters of
thanks be sent to the donors.
Carried. ®
Tuesday, May 13th, 1952       1842,
On Catholic Education
Dean Angus outlined the background of a request
put forward some three years ago by the B. C. Catholic
Educational Association, and presented the following
resolution which was unanimously adopted on March 4th, 1952
by the reconstituted Committee of Senate on Catholic
Education:
"That this Committee approve in principle the
arrangement requested by the B. C, Catholic
Educational Association as it appears from the
letter of the Chairman of the previous Senate
Committee of November 25th, 1948, and Mr. J.
Brown's reply thereto, and recommend it to
Senate as the basis for the most desirable
solution of the problem in the present
circumstances."
In this connection Dean Angus read the letters referred to
above.
Dean Angus      )
Mr. Justice Clyne)  That this resolution be approved.
Carried unanimously.
Dean Angus also spoke to the question which was
referred to the Committee on Catholic Education by Senate at
its meeting on February 13th, with reference to what credit,
if any, should be given at the University of British Columbia
for work done at the Catholic College at Nelson.  In this
connection he read the following statement of policy:
1.  It is assumed that no problem will arise in
connection with first year courses as presumably
students at the Catholic College will write the
provincial senior matriculation examinations. As
no question has been raised about courses in the
upper years, it is second year courses only which
are under consideration. Tuesday, May 13th, 1952        1843.
2. It would be contrary to our practice to extend the
same automatic recognition to courses at the Catholic
College that we, in practice, extend to courses at
a recognized Canadian university.
3. It would follow that each applicant presenting a
transcript of work done at the Catholic College
would be considered on his merits.  For this purpose
it would be desirable that we should have a
description of the courses and a statement of the
amount of instruction and the character of the
examination.  It would obviously be much easier to
deal with courses described in terms similar to
those in which courses at the University of British
Columbia are described and involving an equivalent
amount of instruction.
4. Presumably for the next few years very few students
would come from the Catholic College in order to enter
the University of British Columbia for work in the
senior years.  In the case of such students the
Registrar would normally consult in the first
instance with the Dean of the Faculty concerned and
then with the Head of the Department at the University in which corresponding courses are given here.
The result of such consultation might well be that
a student would be given credit for some courses
taken at the Catholic College but not for others and
credit would be limited in any event to courses
having a counterpart in second year options in Arts
and Science at the University of British Columbia.
5. It would be possible for the Head of a Department,
if he considered it desirable, to interview the
student and even to administer some test to him,
* though a procedure of this kind would be very
cumbersome in the case of a student resident in
Nelson.  It would also be possible that a student
might be allowed to proceed to a course in a
higher year on probation and the course taken at
Nelson might be accepted for credit after the
student had demonstrated his ability to do advanced
work.
6. In the long run experience would be a guide as to
how safely the University could act in giving credit
for work done in particular subjects at the Catholic
College and it might well be that in some subjects,
although recognition would not be automatic, it
would be readily accorded.
7. It should perhaps be clearly stated that courses
would be accepted on the assumption that the M
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|fc student was proceeding to further work at the
University of British Columbia and that they
^ were not being under-written in order to make
it easier for him to obtain credit elsewhere.
,. Dean Angus)
Dean Gage )  That these principles be endorsed, and
1 that a copy be sent to the Principal,
v Notre Dame College, Nelson, in answer
to his query.
Carried unanimously.
i.
On Policy re Competitive and
Inter-Collegiate Athletics
The following report of the Senate Committee on
policy with respect to competitive and inter-collegiate
athletics was received for consideration:
"1.  The Committee recommends the adoption by Senate
of the following regulations to govern eligibility
of men and women students for membership on any
University "first" athletic team (i.e., the
"Varsity" or "Thunderbird" teams) whose schedule
includes extramural or intercollegiate competition.
(1) No student shall be eligible until he or she
has attended the University of British Columbia
or Victoria College as a full-time student for
at least one winter session.
(2) No student shall be eligible unless in the last
winter session previously attended, he or she
was granted standing, in whole or in part, for
the work of that session, and after writing any
necessary supplementals, he or she completed all
but at most three units (or the equivalent) of
a full year's work.
"2.  The Committee recommends that the above regulations
be put into effect commencing with the Session
1953-54, and that, for the Session 1952-53,
regulation (2) be enforced with the understanding
that it applies to students previously in attendance
at the University of British Columbia or elsewhere.
"3.  The Committee recommends that Senate not approve of
the establishment of athletic scholarships (i.e.,
awards provided primarily to subsidize athletes for
the purpose of obtaining their services in extramural or inter-collegiate athletic competition.)" Tuesday, May 13th, 1952.       1845.
Dr. W, s. Taylor asked and it was agreed that the words
"or one of the affiliated colleges on the campus" be added
after "Victoria College" in sub-section 1 of Section I.
After considerable discussion of the points
involved, the following amendment was proposed:
Mr. McDougall)
Mr. English )  That Sub-Section 1 of Section I of
the report be deleted.
A vote was taken and the amendment lost.
Dean Gage)
Dr. James)  That the report of the Committee be
approved.
Carried.
Mr. MacCorkindale)
Dr. Cowan       )  That copies of this report,
together with a statement that the
report had been approved by Senate,
be released to the newspapers in
Vancouver and throughout the
Province.
Carried.
On Library
The following report of the Committee appointed
to consider the Constitution, Powers and Duties of the
Library Committee, was read:
"(a) With regard to terms of reference of the Library
Committee:  The Library Committee shall advise
and assist the Librarian in
(1) Formulating a library policy in relation
to the development of resources for
instruction and research.
(2) Advising in the allocation of book funds
to the fields of instruction and research.
(3) Developing a general program of library
service for all the interests of the
University.
(4) Keeping the Librarian informed concerning the
Library needs of instructional and research
staffs, and assisting the Librarian in
interpreting the Library to the University. Tuesday, May 13th, 1952       I846.
"(b)  Membership:
(1) It is recommended that members of the Library
Committee shall be three from the Faculty of
Arts and Science and one from each other
Faculty.
(2) It is recommended that members may be nominated
to Senate by the Dean of a Faculty or, on the
wish of the Dean, by the Faculty at large.
(3) It is recommended that as need arises the
Chairman of Senate may nominate up to three
additional members.
(4) It is recommended that all memberships be for
a term of one year.
"(c)  That the Librarian be an ex-officio member of the
Committee and serve as its Vice-Chairman.
"(d)  That the Committee may appoint a Secretary from the
Library staff who is not necessarily a member."
Dr. Cowan)
Dr. Brink)  That this report be adopted.
Carried.
On Dental Education
A comprehensive report, dated May 9th, 1952, was
received from the Committee appointed at the request of
Senate to explore the factors involved in establishing a
Faculty of Dentistry at the University of British Columbia.
The President expressed his thanks to the Chairman of the
Committee, Dr. L. E. Ranta, and to its members, Dean Gage,
Dr. Friedman, Dr. T. M. C. Taylor, Dr. Volkoff and Mr. Wood,
for their time and effort in the preparation of this report.
Mr. Kennedy)
Dr. Kerr  )  That consideration of this report be
deferred to the next meeting of Senate.
Carried.
Dean Gage       )
Dr. T.M.C. Taylor)  That an appropriate letter be sent
to Dr. Ranta in appreciation of his
contribution to the work of this
Committee.
Carried. Tuesday, May 13th, 1952        1847.
On Honorary Degrees
Dean Angus presented the recommendations of the
Committee on Honorary Degrees, that at a Special Congregation
to be held on September 4th, 1952, at the time of the
meetings of the Canadian Bar Association, honorary degrees
be conferred on the Right Honourable Louis S. St.Laurent,
General J. A. Clark, Chief Justice Gordon McG. Sloan and
Chief Justice Wendell B. Farris, subject to the ability of
these individuals to be present.  In addition, authorization
was requested to offer honorary degrees to a distinguished
representative of the United Kingdom and a similar
representative of the United States, should such action
seem appropriate.
A further recommendation was received that at a
Special Congregation to be held at the time of the opening
of the B. C. Cancer Research Institute, on October 9th, 1952,
honorary degrees be conferred on Sir Stanford Cade and
Professor B. W. Windeyer, both of London, England.
Dean Angus )
Dean Curtis)  That the recommendations of the Committee
on Honorary Degrees be approved.
Carried.
On Korean Veterans
Mr. Wood reported that the Committee appointed to
consider admission requirements for veterans of the War in
Korea, had discussed this matter but had decided to defer a
recommendation pending further discussion at the meetings of
the National Conference of Canadian Universities, to be held
in June. *
Tuesday, May 13th, 1952        I848.
Diploma Course in Community Recreation
It was reported that a one-year Diploma Course in
Community Recreation was to be offered at the University of
British Columbia in the Autumn, 1952, at the request of the
National Council of Physical Fitness. It was noted that the
course would be offered by the Department of University
Extension, in co-operation with the staff of and using the
facilities of the School of Physical Education, and that it
* would not carry University credit.  Details of the proposed
* course were set forth in a statement from the Director of
Extension.
Mr. McDougall)
Dr. Sage    )  That this report be taken for
* information and that copies of the
statement prepared by the Director
of University Extension be circulated
to the members of Senate.
Carried.
Request for Establishment of Additional
Supplemental Examination Centres
A request was received that a centre be established
at Powell River for the writing of supplemental examinations.
Mr. Kennedy)
Mrs. Ross  )  That this request be granted.
Carried.
Victoria College Council
Dr. Hickman reported briefly on Victoria College
affairs and announced plans to celebrate the Fiftieth
Anniversary of the College in the Fall. Tuesday, May 13th, 1952        1849.
Proposal for Changes in Normal School
Instruction and Teacher Training
Notice was taken of the proposal announced by the
Minister of Education at the Teachers' Convention in
Vancouver in April, 1952, that teacher training in the
Province of British Columbia was to be re-organized and
placed under the University of British Columbia.  It was
pointed out that no formal notification of this intention
had been received by the University to date.
Dean Gage       )
Mr. Justice Clyne)  That, subject to approval by the
Board of Governors, a Joint
Committee, consisting of representatives of the Board, the
Senate and the Faculty, be
constituted to study this proposal,
in the light of the changes that
would be necessary including the
integration of the present Normal
Schools in the Province within
the University.
Carried.
Correspondence
A copy of a letter dated March 12th, 1952, from
the Honourable R. C, MacDonald, with reference to a display
of the campus C.C.F. Club in the Library on the day of Open
House, was read, together with a copy of the President's
reply thereto.
A letter dated April llth was read from Miss
Florence Mulloy, expressing her views on denominational
colleges.  It was agreed that this letter be received and
filed. Tuesday, May 13th, 1952        1850,
A letter dated March 17th was received from the
Secretary of the Men's Athletic Directorate, requesting
additional tennis courts on the campus.
Letters of appreciation with regard to their
appointments as Professors Emeriti were received from
Professor E. A. Lloyd, Professor H. T. Logan and Professor
T. Larsen.
The President reported that he had written the
Secretary of the Private Bills Committee, as requested by
Senate on February 13th, and asked for the opportunity to
examine the private bill for the incorporation of a Roman
Catholic University within the Province of British Columbia,
which it was understood would be introduced in the Spring
session of the Legislature, in order that representations
might be made by the University to the Private Bills
Committee, should the matter concern the University of
British Columbia.  Copies of the bill in question were
received and placed on file. Since the Government deferred
action on this Bill until another session of the Legislature,
nothing further was done by the University in this regard.
A letter dated May 12th was read from Dr. W. A.
Clemens, Head of the Department of Zoology, with reference
to the possible establishment of an Institute of Fisheries
at the University of British Columbia. Tuesday, May 13th, 1952        1351.
Dr. Cowan  )
Dean Curtis)  That the Chair be instructed to appoint
a Committee of Senate to study this
request and to report back to Senate,
Carried.
A letter dated May 7th was read from Dr. J. R.
Mcintosh, Professor of Education and Psychology, outlining
plans for the holding of a Geography workshop, sponsored by
the Department of Education, for the purpose of developing
materials for a new High School Geography course to be
offered in the High Schools next year.  It was noted that
this workshop would be held at the University for five weeks
beginning July 2nd, 1952.
Dr. MacKenzie drew attention to the President's
Report for 1950-51, which had been circulated to the members.
Dean Gage suggested that next year the Spring
Congregation be held on Monday and Tuesday, May 18th and
19th, rather than on Thursday and Friday, May 14th and 15th,
and that Senate meet on Wednesday, May 13th, rather than
Tuesday, May 12th.
Dean Gage )
Dean Curtis)  That this suggestion be referred to the
Committee on Ceremonies for consideration.
Carried.
The President referred to a query which he had
received from the University Librarian with reference to the
scope of the public service offered through the Extension
Library.  In this connection, it was agreed in principle that Tuesday, May 13th, 1952       1852.
this community service should be made available to as many
residents of the Province as possible, but that it should
not encroach on the prime purpose of the University, to look
after the interests and needs of the students and faculty.
The meeting was adjourned.
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