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1006
Wednesday, February 16, 1944.
The third regular meeting of the Senate of The University of British Columbia for the Session 1943-44 was
held on Wednesday, February 16, 1944, at 8:00 p.m., in
the Board and Senate Room.
Present:  President L. S. Klinck (In the Chair),
Dean F. M. Clement, Dean J. N. Finlayson, Dean D. Buchanan,
Dr. J. C. Berry, Dr. G. H. Harris, Mr. F. A. Forward, Dr.
H. J. MacLeod, Mr. Walter H. Gage, Dr. 0. J. Todd, Mr.
H. N. MacCorkindale, Mr. John W. Spencer, Mr. A. R. Lord,
Dr. J. G. Brown, Mr. H. T. Logan, Dr. G. G. Sedgewiok, Dean
M. Dorothy Mawdsley, Mr. A. E. Lord, Dr. H. V. Warren, Dr.
J. F. Walker, Mrs. Sally Murphy Creighton, Mr. L. A.
Atkinson, The Most Reverend A. U. dePencier, Miss Florence
S. Mulloy.
Expressions of regret for their inability to attend
the meeting were received from Mr. F. J. Burd, Dr. C. H.
Wright, Mr. A. S. Matheson and Dr. A. E. Dal Grauer.
Dr. Warren    )
Mr. A. R. Lord) That the minutes of the second
regular meeting of December 15th,
and of the special meeting of
December 29th, 1943, be taken as
read and adopted.
Carried
Notice of Election of Representative of the British
Columbia Teachers' Federation on Senate
Miss Florence S. Mulloy
The British Columbia Research Council
A letter was received from the President, submitting
for the information of Senate the complete personnel of the
Univeraity Committee on the proposed establishment of a
British Columbia Research Council, including Dr. G. H.
Harris and Dr. C. H. Wright as representatives of Senate. 1007
Wednesday, February 16, 1944.
Following a general meeting held on January 26th with
representatives of the Government and Industry, the University representatives had approved of the action of the
meeting in establishing a British Columbia Council of
Scientific and Industrial Research and had left with the
President the nomination of three members from the University to serve on the Board of Management of the Council,
The Board of Governors at the meeting on January 31st had
approved of the appointment of the following persons to
serve in this capacity:
Dr. R. H. Clark
Dr. Blythe Eagles
Professor F. A. Forward
Speaker for the Spring Congregation
A letter from the President was read, announcing that
F. Cyril James, B.Com., A.M., Ph.D., D.C.L., LL.D.,
Principal and Vice-Chancellor, McGill University, had consented to give the Congregation Address on May llth, 1944.
From the Board of Governors
Courses to be offered in the Summer Session, 1944 -
Approved.
A letter was received from the President stating
that the resolutions passed by the University Committee on
Public Relations and approved by the Faculties and Senate,
with respect to the policy of the Committee and the
proposed appointment of a full-time Assistant to carry out
the suggested policy, had been laid on the table by the 1008
Wednesday, February 16, 1944.
Board of Governors pending the appointment of a successor
to the President.
Regulations governing limitation of attendance, including Nursing and Health and Teacher Training Course
A letter was received from the President, transmitting for the information of Senate the action of the
Board of Governors in waiving for the Session 1944-45 the
regulations governing limitation of attendance as passed
by the Board on January 20th, 1938, including the
regulations in regard to Nursing and Health and the Teacher
Training Course.
The Honourable R. Randolph Bruce Scholarship - Approved.
The Powell River Company, Limited, Scholarship -
Approved.
The Dorothy and William Dorbils Prize in Zoology -
Approved.
From the Faculties
Spanish as a University Entrance Subject
A communication was received from the Faculties with
respect to the request of the Principals and Vice-
Principals Association of the Lower Mainland that the
present three-year Spanish curriculum be granted equal
standing as a University Entrance subject with the French,
German or Latin curriculum.
The Faculties of Applied Science and Agriculture had
approved the granting of this request.  The Faculty of
Arts and Science, after referring the matter to a
Committee, submitted the following recommendation: 1009
i Wednesday, February 16, 1944.
"That Spanish be not accepted at the present
time as the sole foreign language of University Entrance."
Dean Buchanan)
Dean Mawdsley) That the recommendation of the Faculty
of Arts and Science be approved.
Carried
Requirements for University Entrance and Senior
Matriculation, 1945.
Dean Buchanan presented the proposed changes in the
"Requirements for University Entrance and Senior Matriculation", 1945, as approved by the Faculties.
In the Requirements for University Entrance the
following were the principal changes proposed in accordance
with the recommendation of a special committee appointed by
^       the High School and University Matriculation Board to revise the course in the Physical Sciences:
(1) To discontinue the course Physical Sciences and
to re-authorize Grade XII courses in Chemistry and Physics
9
as in 1939;
(2) To designate these and the course hitherto known
as Biology 1 as Chemistry A, Physics A and Biology A,
respectively;
>v (3)  To change the title Biology II to Biology I.
(4)  In the case of students proceeding to Applied
Science, Agriculture or specialized courses in science in
Arts and Science, to require only one of Chemistry A or
Physics A or Biology A in Grade XII, on the understanding
^^       that students without the prerequisite "A" courses will be 1010
Wednesday, February 16, 1944.
permitted to proceed in Chemistry 1, Physics 1 or Biology 1
by taking concurrently certain additional work to be
provided.
Dean Buchanan)
Dean Clement ) That the Requirements for University
Entrance for 1945 as outlined be
approved.
Carried
The only important proposed change in the requirements
for Senior Matriculation was the discontinuance of the
course in Economic History.
Dean Buchanan)
Mr. Gage    ) That the requirements for Senior
Matriculation for 1945 be approved.
Carried
The question was raised as to the possibility of circulating the agenda and reports of committees to the members
of Senate in advance of the meeting.
Dr. Walker    )
Mr. A. R. Lord) That as a general rule, and subject to
the discretion of the Chair, all
matters to be brought before the
Senate be in the hands of the Chairman
and the Secretary not less than ten
days prior to the date of the meeting
and that the agenda be circulated a
week in advance of the meeting.
Carried
From the Faculty of Arts and Science
A letter was received from the Faculty of Arts and
Science recommending that Dr. W. Kaye Lamb, Librarian,
and Mr. M. Van Vliet, Assistant Director of Physical
Education, be made members of Faculty.
'■V 1011
Wednesday, February 16, 1944,
Dean Buchanan)
Mr. Gage    ) That this recommendation be approved,
and that the Chair be given authority
to consider and act upon like
recommendations from the Faculties of
Applied Science and Agriculture, if
such should be received.
Carried
The following recommendation relative to the dates of
the Summer Session, 1944, was submitted by the Faculty of
Arts and Science:
"That since the Provincial Department of Education
has ruled that schools close on June 23rd, 1944, and
since it is desirable that the Summer Session open
shortly thereafter, Faculty recommend to Senate that
the Summer Session open on June 26th, and close on
August llth".
Dean Buchanan    )
Mr. MacCorkindale) That this matter be left in the
hands of the Chair with power
to act.
Carried
A communication was received from the Faculty of Arts
and Science transmitting the following resolution adopted
at the meeting on February 16th:
"WHEREAS, the University Council on Athletics and
Physical Education and the Senate of the University
have endorsed the proposal for a Department of
Physical Education, and
WHEREAS, the Faculties and Senate are both concerned
with the setting up and administration of work in
Physical Education,
THEREFORE, be it resolved:
That a joint committee representing the Faculties
r -\^ 1012
fednesday, February 16, 1944,
and the Senate be appointed to make a report on
the manner in which a Department of Physical Education may be set up and administered."
Dean Buchanan )
Dean Finlayson) That the recommendation with respect
to a Department of Physical Education
be approved and that the appointment
of the representatives of Senate on
the joint committee be left with the
Chair.
Carried
Prizes, Scholarships and Bursaries
New Awards
The Faculties approved the recommendation of the
Joint Faculty Committee on Prizes, Scholarships and
Bursaries that the offer of the Consolidated Mining and
Smelting Company, Limited, Fellowship be accepted in
accordance with the following terms:
The Consolidated Mining and Smelting Company of
Canada, Limited, Fellowship
The Consolidated Mining and Smelting Company of
Canada, Limited, offers annually a Fellowship of
$750.00 for research related to non-ferrous metals,
fertilizers and chemicals.
An additional amount not to exceed $450.00 will
be available for special equipment or for other
expenses or for the extension of the research beyond
the close of the second term.
The Fellowship is open to graduates In the
Faculties of Arts and Science, Applied Science, or
Agriculture, in this or in any recognized university,
provided that in the Faculty of Arts and Science
their major undergraduate work has been in the field
of the sciences.
The topic of research will be chosen after consultation with the Deans of the Faculties and with
the donors.
The award will be made by Senate on the
recommendation of the Committee on Prizes and
Scholarships.
Applications for the Fellowship must be made to
the Registrar not later than April 15th.
.■-v* 1013
Wednesday, February 16, 1944.
Dean Finlayson)
Dr. Walker    ) That the offer of this fellowship be
accepted.
Carried
The Faculty of Applied Science recommended the
acceptance of the British Columbia Electric Railway
Company, Limited, Scholarships on the following terms of
award, as approved by the Joint Faculty Committee on
Prizes, Scholarships and Bursaries:
1. The British Columbia Electric Railway Company,
Limited, Research Scholarship
The British Columbia Electric Railway Company,
Limited, offers a scholarship of $500.00 for
research related to Electrical and Mechanical
Engineering Problems.
An additional amount, not to exceed $100.00
will be available for special equipment, for other
expenses, or for extension of the research beyond
the close of the second term.
The scholarship is open to graduates in the
Electrical and Mechanical Courses in the Faculty
of Applied Science.
The topic of research will be chosen after
consultation with the Dean of the Faculty, the
Head of the Department and the donors.
The award will be made by Senate on the
recommendation of the Joint Faculty Committee on
Prizes, Scholarships and Bursaries, after consultation with the Dean of the Faculty.
2. The British Columbia Electric Railway Company,
Limited, Scholarships
Two scholarships, given by the British Columbia
Electric Railway Company, Limited, will be
available as follows:
(a)  the sum of $200.00 will be awarded to
the undergraduate student standing
highest in the Electrical Engineering
Course of the Fourth Year in Applied
Science, and proceeding to the Fifth
Year. 1014
Wednesday, February 16, 1944.
(b)  the sum of $200.00 will be awarded to the
undergraduate student standing highest in
the Mechanical Engineering Course of the
Fourth Year in Applied Science, and
proceeding to the Fifth Year.
Dean Finlayson)
Mr. A. E. Lord) That the offer of these scholarships
be accepted.
Carried
The recommendation of the Joint Faculty Committee on
Prizes, Scholarships and Bursaries that the offer of the
Alberta Meat Company Bursary be accepted on the following
terms of award had been approved by the Faculty of
Agriculture:
The Alberta Meat Company Bursary
A bursary of $50.00, given by the Alberta Meat
Company of Vancouver, will be awarded annually on
the basis of merit and need to an Animal Husbandry
student conducting livestock feeding trials at the
University Farm.
The award will be made by the Joint Faculty
Committee on Frizes, Scholarships and Bursaries on
the recommendation of the Head of the Department of
Animal Husbandry.
Dean Clement)
Dr. Berry   ) That this bursary be accepted.
Carried
The Secretary was requested to express the thanks of
Senate to the donors of these new awards.
Changes in Awards
The following recommendations of the Joint Faculty
Committee on Prizes, Scholarships and Bursaries regarding
changes in awards approved by the Faculties concerned
were submitted:
■<w 1015
/ Wednesday, February 16, 1944.
* (a)  That the value of the Lady Laurier Club
Bursary be increased from Fifty Dollars
to Seventy-five Dollars.
(b) That the Players' Club Prize be withdrawn
from the Calendar at the request of the Club.
(c) That the Ahepa Scholarship be changed to the
Ahepa Prize and that the award be made to a
Fourth Year student.
(d) That the wording of the terms of the Mildred
i Brock Memorial Bursary be changed to read
as follows:
} "A bursary of $75.00 given by the Delta
Gamma Fraternity in memory of Mrs. Mildred
Brock, wife of the late R. W. Brock, Dean
x of Applied Science, whose personal charm
and high ideals were an inspiration to the
students who greatly benefited by her
sympathetic understanding and generosity,
'' will be available for a woman student of
high scholastic standing proceeding to the
•Third or Fourth Year of her undergraduate
studies; or, if a graduate, to the Teacher
j Training Course, or to the course leading
to the Diploma in Social Work.  Application
must be made to the Registrar not later
than September 1st."
> Dean Buchanan)
Mr. Gage     ) That these changes in awards be
approved.
J Carried
The following comparative statement of the results of
> Bursary and Non-Bursary students on the basis of the
Christmas Examinations was received.
■J
Of the forty-two students in First and Second
Years, Arts and Science, awarded these bursaries,
i thirty-seven, or 88$, made a standing of First or
Second Class, whereas a similar standing was attained
by only 43$ of the remaining students of the year.
In Applied Science, all years, 47$ of Selective
! Service Bursary holders made a First or Second Class
x. 1016
Wednesday, February 16, 1944.
in comparison with 30$ of all others.
Dr. Warren    )
Mr. A. E. Lord) That this information be placed on
record and that the Committee on
Prizes, Scholarships and Bursaries
be congratulated on their
selection of candidates.
Carried
At the suggestion of the Chair, it was agreed to
consider the correspondence before the Reports of
Committees.
An application for re-admission to the Faculty of
Applied Science in the Second Year was received from
Hugh A. Mann who had been required to withdraw from the
Faculty in May, 1939.
Dean Finlayson)
Mr. Gage      ) That the request of Mr. Mann be
granted.
Carried
A petition was received from those students taking
courses in the pure sciences in the Faculty of Arts and
Science, requesting that the University confer the degrees
of Bachelor of Science and Master of Science.
Dean Finlayson)
Mr. A. E. Lord) That this request be referred to the
Faculties for consideration and
report.
Carried
For the information of Senate the Secretary read
Interpretative Letter No. 7 of the Director, National
Selective Service, containing the recommendations of the 1017
Wednesday, February 16, 1944.
University Advisory Council regarding mobilization of
students, as approved by the Minister of Labour.
A letter was received from the President, transmitting
a copy of a proposed bill to regulate the practice of
Physiotherapists and Masseurs in the Province of British
Columbia, sent to him by Maitland, Maitland and Hutcheson,
at the request of Miss Marjorie Torrance, President of the
Canadian Physiotherapist Association.  In this proposed
bill provision was made for a Board of Supervision,
similar to that set out in the Naturopathic Physicians'
Act, including the Dean of the Faculty of Arts and the
Registrar of the University.
It was the opinion of the Senate that persons designated
in the bill should be named without reference to the
University.
Mr. A. E. Lord)
Dr. Walker    ) That the Chair discuss this matter
with the proper governmental
authorities.
Carried
"A Brief Advocating the Establishment of a Faculty of
Medicine at the University of British Columbia", was
received from the Secretary of the Committee on Medical
Education of the British Columbia Medical Association.
Dean Clement  )
Dean Finlayson) That this matter be referred to a
Committee to be appointed by the
Chair and that copies of the brief
be sent to the members of Senate.
Carried xuxo
Wednesday, February 16, 1944.
A letter was received from the President of the Alma
Mater Society submitting certain suggested changes in the
Graduation Ceremony on behalf of the Graduating Class.
Dean Clement )
Dean Buchanan) That this matter be left with the Chair
in consultation with the Committee on
Ceremonies with power to act.
Carried
A letter was received from the Secretary of the
Rehabilitation Section, Vancouver Co-ordinating Council,
requesting that the Senate appoint a representative to
attend this Section.
Dean Finlayson     )
Archbishop dePencier) That the appointment of such a
representative be referred to'
the Chair.
Carried
A letter from Major-General H. F. G. Letson, Adjutant-
General, was read, expressing his appreciation of the
congratulations of the Senate on the occasion of his being
made a Commander in the Order of the British Empire.
Reports of Committees
On Home Economics
Mr. A. R. Lord, Chairman, presented the report of
the Committee on Home Economics.  The report included
the following recommendations which had been approved
by the Faculty of Arts and Science:
(a)  "That the degree to be offered in Home
Economics be Bachelor of Home Economics
(B.H.E.)".
Mr. A. R. Lord)
Dr. Todd      ) That the recommendation of the
Committee r_e the degree to be
conferred in Home Economics be Wednesday, February 16, 1944.
approved.
Carried
(b) "That the requirement of Physics in the first
two years of the course in Home Economics be
met by Physics A or by Physics 1 or Physics C
in the case of students who have the prerequisites ."
Mr. A. R. Lord)
Dr. Sedgewick ) That this recommendation of the
Committee be approved.
Carried
(c) "That the course as outlined for Third Year
and the tentative course as outlined for
Fourth Year be approved."
Mr. A. R. Lord)
Dr. Sedgewick ) That the recommendation re the
course in Home Economics be approved
and the report of the Committee as a
whole be adopted.
Carried
The course as outlined for Third and Fourth Years ia
as follows:
The requirements of the Third and Fourth Years consist of 30 units, of which students must take in their
Third Year not less than 15 units.
In the Third Year the following courses are required
to be taken:  Bacteriology 1, Biology 5, Chemistry D,
Home Economics 5, 6, 7 and 8.
In the Fourth Year, Home Economics 17, 18, and 19 are
required courses for all Home Economics students.  In
addition, those wishing to train as dietitians must choose
the following Home Economics courses:  Home Economics 13,
14, 15 and 16 and those planning to enter the teaching
profession must choose the following Home Economics
courses:  Home Economics 9, 10 and 12.
5.  Household Equipment and Furnishings. - A study of
house plans, furnishings and equipment.  Problems of
selection and care of equipment and furnishings.
Text-books:  to be announced.
Prerequisite:  Physics A or Physics C or Physics 1.
Three lectures and two hours laboratory a week.
First Term   1^- units 1020
Wednesday, February 16, 1944,
Lectures:  9:30-10:30, Monday, Wednesday, Friday
Laboratory:  9:30-11:30, Saturday.
6. Economics of the Household. - Family expenditures
and standards of living.  Budgeting of time, energy and
family funds.
Text-books:  to be announced.
Prerequisite:  Economics 1.
Two lectures and two hours discussion a week.
Second Term   1-J- units
Lectures:  9:30-10:30, Monday, Wednesday
Discussion:  9:30-11:30, Saturday.
7. Experimental Cookery. - experimental procedure
applied to food preparation.  Each student will undertake
the solution of a cookery problem.
Text-book:  Lowe, Experimental Cookery, third edition,
Prerequisite:  Home Economics 1. (Wiley.
One lecture and five hours laboratory a week.  First
or Second Term.  _■£ units.
First Term
Lecture:  10:30-11:30, Wednesday.
Laboratory:  2:00-5:00, Wednesday.
2:00-4:00, Friday.
Second Term
Lecture:  9:30-10:30, Tuesday.
Laboratory:  2:00-5:00, Wednesday,
10:30-12:30, Thursday.
8. Advanced Nutrition and Dietetics. - Food requirements of the healthy infant, child, adolescent, and
adult.  These requirements applied to the planning of
adequate dietaries at various cost levels.  Students will
be expected to present oral and written reports of recent
advances in the science of nutrition.
Reference:  Sherman, Chemistry of Food and Nutrition,
sixth edition   Macmillan.
Prerequisite:  Home Economics 1.
Two hours lecture and three hours laboratory a week.
Second Term.  1^ units.
Lectures:  10:30-11:30, Monday, Wednesday.
Laboratory:  2:00-5:00, Friday.
9. Textiles. - A study of textile construction,
finish, and design.  Identification of fibers.  Problems
of textile consumers.
Text-books:  to be announced.
Prerequisite:  Chemistry C.
Two lectures and three hours laboratory a week.
First Term.  l£ units.
(Not given in 1944-45) lUfil
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Wednesday, February 16, 1944.
10. Advanced Clothing. - Development of dress design
by means of draping.  A study of the social significance
of fashion.
Text-books:  to be announced.
Prerequisite:  Home Economics 3.
Two lectures and four hours laboratory a week.
Second Term.  1-J- units.
(Not given in 1944-45)
11. Advanced Foods. - A course in advanced food
preparation with emphasis placed upon the more difficult
techniques of preparation and service.  Students will
devote considerable time to the planning and presentation
of food demonstrations.
References:  to be announced.
Prerequisite: Home Economics 4.
One lecture and five hours laboratory a week.
First Term.  l£ units.
(Not given in 1944-45)
12. Interior Decoration. - Application of design
principles to furnishing and decorating homes.
Text-books:  to be announced.
Prerequisite:  Home Economics 2.
Two lectures and four hours laboratory a week.
Second Term.  1^ units.
(Not given in 1944-45)
13. Diet Therapy. - A discussion of the relationship
of normal nutrition to certain diseases and the part that
diet therapy may play in their treatment.  Special diets
are calculated and prepared in the laboratory.
Text-books:  to be announced.
Prerequisite:  Home Economics 8.
Two lectures and three hours laboratory a week.
First Term.  1^ units.
(Not given in 1944-45)
14. Quantity Cookery. - Experience in the
preparation of food in large quantities.
Text-books:  to be announced.
Prerequisite:  Home Economics 4.
One lecture and five hours laboratory a week.
Second Term. lj%  units.
(Not given in 1944-45)
15. Institution Administration. - Discussion of the
organization and administration problems of food departments of institutions. 1U22
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Text-books:  to be announced.
Open only to Third and Fourth Year students.
Two lectures and four hours laboratory a week.
First Term.  1-J- units,
(not given in 1944-45)
16. Institution Buying. - Discussion of problems of
purchasing food in large quantities and of the selection,
arrangement and care of equipment for large quantity food
service.
References:  to be announced.
Open only to Third and Fourth Year students.
Three lectures a week.  Field trips to be arranged.
Second Term.  l-j^ units.
(Not given in 1944-45)
17. Home Management. - To be arranged.
Open only to Fourth Year students.
First or Second Term.  1-J- units.
(Not given in 1944-45)
18. Child Development. - The physical, mental,
social, and emotional development of the infant and preschool child.  Discussion of care and problems of
training.
Text-books:  to be announced.
Prerequisite:  Psychology 1.
Two lectures and three hours observation a week.
Second Term.  1^- units.
(Not given in 1944-45)
19. Family Relationships. - A study of the dynamic
relationships of family members to one another and to the
community.
Text-books:  to be announced.
Open only to Fourth Year students.
Three lectures a week.
First Term.  1^ units.
(Not given in 1944-45)
On Calendar
The report of the Committee on Calendar for 1944-45
was presented by the Chairman, Dr. Todd.  Copies of a synopsis of the report setting forth the principal changes were
distributed to the members of Senate. 1023
Wednesday, February 16, 1944.
Details with respect to the calendar material for the
Faculty of Arts and Science were presented by Dean
Buchanan, for the Faculty of Applied Science by Mr.
Forward and for the Faculty of Agriculture by Dr. Harris.
Dr. Todd   )
Mr. Forward) That the proposed changes in the
material for the calendar for 1944-45
as indicated in the report be approved.
Carried
Dr. Todd  )
Dr. Warren)  That the Committee be authorized to
revise the wording on page 224 in
consultation with the Dean of the
Faculty of Applied Science.
Carried
A recommendation was received from the Faculty of
Arts and Science that the last day for change of course
be two weeks after the opening of the session.
It was pointed out that this change affected all
faculties.
Dr. Todd     )
Dean Buchanan) That this recommendation be approved.
Carried
Dr. Todd   )
Mr. Forward) That approval be given to the suggestion
that the announcement regarding the
Department of University Extension be
moved from page 29 to page 357
following the announcement of the Summer
Session.
Carried
A request was received from the Superintendent of
Educational Training, Department of Pensions and National
Health that a "Summary of Training Provisions of the Post- 1024
Wednesday, February 16, 1944.
Discharge Re-Establishment Order P.C. 7633" be included
in the 1944-45 Calendar of the University.
Dr. Todd  )
Dr. Harris) That this request be granted.
Carried
A request was received from the Canadian Federation
of University Women that an announcement regarding the
graduate scholarship offered by the Federation be included in the Calendar under the section "Scholarships
Announced by the University but awarded by Other
Institutions".
Dr. Todd    )
Dean Clement) That this request be approved.
Carried
Dr. Todd      )
Mr. A. E. Lord) That the names of the Chairman and
Secretary of Convocation be inserted
in the Calendar after the names of
the members of Senate and before the
list of Officers and Staff.
Carried
Dr. Todd     )
Dr. Sedgewick) That the Committee on Calendar, in
consultation with the Deans of the
Faculties concerned, be authorized
to reduce or eliminate certain
duplications in the calendar material.
Carried
At the request of the President Dean Buchanan took
the Chair.  The President then withdrew from the meeting.
On Honorary Degrees
Dr. Sedgewick, Chairman, presented the report of the
Committee. 1025
*- Wednesday, February 16, 1944.
Dr. Sedgewick )
Dean Finlayson) That the recommendation of the
Committee that the University confer
an Honorary Degree upon Dr. Klinck,
the retiring President, be approved.
Carried
Dr. Sedgewick )
Dean Finlayson) That the Senate rescind its action of
June 8th, 1925, that only the degree
of LL.D. be granted as a degree
Honoris Causa.
Carried
Dr. Sedgewick)
Dr. Todd    )  That the Senate approve the conferring
of the Honorary Degree of Doctor of
Science upon President Klinck at the
forthcoming Congregation.
Carried
Dr. Sedgewick    )
Mr. MacCorkindale) That the matter of appropriate
academic costume be left to the
Committee on Honorary Degrees with
power to act.
Carried
Report of the Committee on Proposed Department of
Physical Medicine
The report of the Committee appointed to consider the
proposal to establish a Department of Physical Medicine at
the University of British Columbia was received.  The report concluded with the following paragraph:
"Your committee feels that the facts as outlined in
this report should be communicated to the Honourable
John Hart so that he may be fully advised of what is
involved in the proposal.  It would be idle to enter
into a controversial discussion of the merits or
demerits of the proposal until given some encouragement from the government that the necessary facilities
and funds would be available."
^ 1026
fednesday,  February 16,   1944,
Mr. A. E. Lord)
Dean Clement  ) That the word "controversial" be
deleted from the last paragraph and
that the report, as amended, be
adopted.
Carried
Dean Clement informed the members of Senate of the
illness of Dr. P. A. Boving.
Dean Clement)
Dr. Warren  ) That a letter be sent to Dr. Boving
expressing the deep regret of the
members of Senate on learning of his
illness, and their best wishes for a
speedy recovery.
Carried
The meeting adjourned.
Secretary.
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Chairman.

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