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[Meeting minutes of the Senate of The University of British Columbia] Sep 4, 1934

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 349.
Tuesday, September 4th, 1954
<• A special meeting of the Senate of The University
of British Columbia was held on Tuesday, September 4th,
1954, at 8:00 p.m., in the Board and Senate Room.
* Present: President L. S. Klinck (in the Chair),
Dean F. M. Clement, Dean R. W. Brock, Dean D. Buchanan,
Mr. E. A. Lloyd, Mr. F. A. Wilkin, Dr. H. F. G. Letson,
Mr. H. F. Angus, Dr. A. H. Hutchinson, Mr. G. W. Clark,
Rev. Dr. W. H. Vance, Mr. H. T. Logan, Dr. G. G.
« Sedgewick, Miss M. L. Bollert, Mr. A. E. Lord, Mr. John
C. Oliver, Dr. C. Killam and Miss Isobel Harvey.
The Secretary read the call of the meeting.
Expressions of regret at their inability to attend
the meeting were received from Mr. J. N. Harvey and Dr.
G. G. Moe.
^ Dr. W. H. Vance presented the report of the
Committees of the Board of Governors and Senate on the
offer of the Carnegie Corporation of New York to support
some worthy undertaking.
Dr. Vance)
Mr. Logan) That the report be received and con-
*] sidered clause by clause.
Carried
Clauses 1 to 5, inclusive.  Statements of fact.
On motions by Dr. Vance, seconded by Mr. Logan,
these sections were adopted.
Clause 6.  Recommendations.
(a) "Provision to increase the usefulness of the
University to the people of the Province by an
organized extension of external University
activities, including particularly the organization and supervision of adult education under
University auspices."
Amount recommended $50,000.00 ■
550.
| Tuesday, September 4th, 1954
i  w Dr. Vance)
*- Mr. Logan) That Clause 6. (a) be adopted.
Carried
. (b) "Payment of a portion of the travelling ex
penses of members of the staff who wish to
attend meetings of learned societies to present
papers prepared by them."
Amount recommended $10,000.00
I
Dr. Vance)
Mr. Logan) That Clause 6. (b) be adopted.
Carried
(c) i.  "Provision of scholarships to enable
graduate students of marked ability to
continue their studies in the University
of British Columbia."
Amount recommended $10,000.00
Dr. Vance)
Mr. Logan) That Clause 6. (c) i. be adopted.
In amendment:
Dr. Sedgewick)
Mr. Angus    ) That Clause 6. (c) i. be amended
to read:
"Provision of scholarships to
enable graduate students of
t marked ability to continue their
\ studies in the University of
♦j British Columbia or in another
I approved University."
*j Carried
(c) ii.  "Provision of equipment, (books, apparatus
and supplies) required for such graduate
work in this University."
Amount recommended $10,000.00
Dr. Vance)
Mr. Logan) That this clause be adopted.
In amendment:
Dean Clement)
Mr. Clark   ) That the word "such" before graduate
work be struck out. *»
551.
Tuesday, September 4th, 1954
Amendment Lost.
Motion carried
Clause 7.  Acknowledgements.
Dr. Vance)
Mr. Logan) That Clause 7. be adopted.
Carried
, Dr. Vance)
Mr. Logan) That the report as a whole, as amended,
be adopted, and that the report be
forwarded to the Board of Governors.
Carried
The report, as amended and adopted, is as follows:
Report of the Committees of the Board of Governors
and Senati
9, appo
Lnted to
consider pro
ject
is in
con-
nection with
the
offer of
fifty thous
and
doll
ars
($50,000)
*7
the
Carnegie
Corporation
of
New
York
1.  Terms of reference:
(a) Committee of the Board of Governors.
"That the President be requested to call a
special meeting of the Senate to consider
the matter.  In anticipation of the action
of Senate , the Chancellor was authorized to
appoint a Committee from the Board to meet
with a Committee of Senate , should Senate
decide to deal with the matter in this way."
(Minute of Board meeting of January 29-1954,
authorizing the Committee's appointment.)
(b) Committee of Senate.
"That a Committee be appointed from the
Senate by the Chair, to confer with the Committee to be appointed from the Board of
Governors; and that the Committee report back
to the Senate."
(Minute of Senate meeting of February 9th, 1954.) \
(
552.
Tuesday, September 4th, 19 54
2.  Personnel:
(a) Board of Governors:
Mr. Justice D. Murphy (Chairman)
Dr. F. P. Patterson
Mr. F. J. Burd
The Chancellor and the President
ex-officio
(b) Senate:
Dr. W. H. Vance (Chairman)
Miss A. B. Jamieson
Mr. H. T. Logan
Mr. J. C. Oliver
Mr. P. A. Boving
5.  Meetings:
The Committees of the Board of Governors and
Senate, appointed and constituted as above, met
jointly in five sessions, via. on February 14th,
February 16th, February 22nd, April 27th and August
9th, 1954.  The Honourable Mr. Justice Murphy was
elected Chairman, Mr. H. T. Logan, Secretary, of
the joint Committee.
4.  Projects considered:
The following proposed plans for the expenditure
of the grant were considered by the Committee:
(a) Memorandum containing twenty-five projects
presented at the President's request by
members of the Faculties.
(b) Four projects recommended by a preferential
vote of Faculties.
(c) Two additional projects submitted by non-
Faculty members of the Committee.
(d) A variant to project "A", recommended as an
alternative to project "A" by a vote of
Faculties taken subsequently to the preferential vote mentioned in para, (b) above.
(e) An amendment to project "D" of the Faculties,
submitted by the President. I 353.
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f 5.  Additional information:
\
(a) The sponsors of certain of these projects, (Nos.
1, 13, 16, 23 and 25 in the Memorandum and
project "A" and Variant) at the request of the
Committee, submitted supplementary details
setting forth more precisely the manner in which
their proposals would be put into operation.
(b) The opinion of the Board of Governors was secured
in regard to certain financial aspects of the
variant of project "A".
(c) The President presented reports of
i.  A meeting of the Presidents of the four
Western Universities held in Winnipeg,
March 51st, 1954, to consider projects
under the offer of the Carnegie Corporation.
ii.  An interview with Dr. F. P. Keppel,
President of the Carnegie Corporation,
held in Toronto on May 31st, 1934*
6.  Recommendations:
The Committee recommends that the following disposition be made of the proposed Carnegie Corporation
grant and that this plan of operation be submitted
to the Carnegie Corporation of New York:
(a) "Provision to increase the usefulness of the
University to the people of the Province by an
organized extension of external University
activities, including particularly the organization and supervision of adult education under
University auspices."
Amount recommended $30,000.00
(b) Payment of a portion of the travelling expenses
of members of the staf,f who wish to attend
meetings of learned societies to present papers
prepared by them.
Amount recommended $10,000.00
(c) i.  Provision of scholarships to enable graduate
students of marked ability to continue their
studies in the University of British Columbia
or in another approved University.
i 354.
Tuesday,   September  4th,  1954
ii.     Provision  of  equipment,   (books,   apparatus
and   supplies)   required  for  such graduate
work   in  this  University.
Amount   recommended  $10,000.00
The Committee considered that the expenditure of
these sums in each case might be extended over a
period  of  three   or  four  years.
7.     Acknowledgements:
The  Committee  expresses   its  appreciation  Pf  the
ready   co-operation   of  members   of   Faculties   in presenting  materials   to  assist   the   Committee   in its   task,
V
Dr. Vance expressed the appreciation of the
Committee for the interest and cooperation shown by
members of Senate throughout the consideration of this
problem.
Dean Brock)
Dr. Letson) That a vote of thanks be extended to
the Committee for the work they have
done.
Carried unanimously
I
Dr. Killam)
Dr. Letson) That we adjourn.
Carried
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