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 Wednesday, February 8th, 1956  2246
The third regular meeting of the Senate of the
University of British Columbia for the Session 1955-56 was
held on Wednesday, February 8th, 1956, at 8:00 p.m., in the
Board and Senate Room, Administration Building.
Present: Acting-President G. C. Andrew (in the
Chair), Miss M. Agnew, Dr. J. Allardyce, Dean G.S. Allen,
Dr. W.J. Anderson, Dean H.F. Angus, Dr. W.G. Black, Mr. C.B.
Bourne, Dean S.N.F. Chant, Dr. D.H. Copp, Miss M. Cottingham,
Dr. I. McT. Cowan, Mr. L.G.R. Crouch, Dean B.A. Eagles,
Miss M.M. Fallis, Dean W.H. Gage, Mr. B.C. Gillie, Mr. H.C.
Gilliland, Dean H.C. Gunning, Dr. W.H. Hickman, Dr. F.A.
Kaempffer, Mr. J.S. Keate, Col. H.T. Logan, Mr. E.D. MacPhee,
Dean A.W. Matthews, Mr. F.A. Morrison, Mr. W.O. Richmond,
Dr. W.N. Sage, Dr. R.F. Sharp, Mr. F.H. Soward, Dr. H.V.
Warren and Mr. Neal Harlow.
Messages of regret for their inability to be
present were received from Chancellor Sherwood Lett, Mr. J.M.
Buchanan, Mr. K.P. Caple, Mr. E.D. Fulton, Major H.C. Holmes,
Mr. F.M. Knapp, Mr. L.J. Ladner, Dr. H.R. Robertson, Dr. R.W.
Wellwood and Dr. C.A.H. Wright.
Dean Andrew expressed the regret of the President
for his inability to be present.
President MacKenzie had suggested that Dr. J.K.
Friesen, Director of University Extension, might be invited
to attend the meetings of Senate as an observer and guest. Wednesday, February 8th, 1956  2247
Dean Gage )
Dean Chant)  That Dr. Friesen be invited to attend
Senate meetings in the role of observer.
Carried.
Dr. Friesen was then introduced to the members of
Senate and welcomed to the meeting.
Minutes of the Previous Meeting
Mr. Soward )
Mr. MacPhee)  That the minutes of the second regular
meeting of Senate for the Session 1955-56,
having been circulated, be taken as read
and adopted.
Carried.
Notice of Re-Election of Representative
on Senate of the British Columbia
Teachers' Federation
Notice was received that the British Columbia
Teachers' Federation had re-elected Miss Mollie Cottingham
as its representative on Senate for the term December 31st,
1955 to December 31st, 1958. The Chairman expressed to
Miss Cottingham Senate's pleasure on her re-election.
Notice of Appointment of Committees
The following list of appointments to committees
established at the previous meeting of Senate, was read:
Committee to Consider the Granting
of a Bachelor of Science Degree by
This University
Dean H. C. Gunning (Chairman)
Mr. Leon Ladner
Dean S. N. F. Chant
Dr. Harold Copp
Dr. R. D. James
Dr. Ian McT. Cowan
Mr. F. H. Soward
Dr. Leonard Grant
Mr. C. B. Bourne. Wednesday, February 8th, 1956 2248
Committee to Consider the
Establishment of a School of Music
Mr. Neal Harlow (Chairman)
Dean G. C. Andrew
Mr. L. G. R. Crouch
Dr. R. F. Sharp
Miss Mary Fallis
Mr. Kenneth P. Caple
Dr. Marvin Darrach.
From the Board of Governors
Recommendations of Senate
Approved
Notification was received that the Board of
Governors had approved the following recommendations of
Senate:
New Courses
Education 514
Education 553
History 2—.
Additional Correspondence Courses
Anthropology 200
Economics 200
French 210.
Courses for the Summer Session. 1956
- as proposed by Senate December 14th, 1955.
New Awards Accepted. Subject
to Approval of Senate
Notice was received that the Board of Governors
on December 29th, 1955 and January 23rd, 1956, had accepted,
subject to the approval of Senate, the following new awards:
The B. C. Government Employees' Association Bursaries
The Country Freight Lines Scholarship
The Seattle Branch, U.B.C. Alumni, Scholarship
The laul A. 0'Leary Memorial Essay Prizes Wednesday, February 8th, 1956  2249
Seaboard Lumber Sales Co. Limited and Seaboard
Shipping Company Limited Service Awards
The Victoria Daily Times Prize;
and the following increases in awards:
Kerrisdale Chapter, I.O.D.E., Bursary - from $50.00 to $75.00
Lieut.-Col. C.C. Merritt, V.C, Chapter, I.O.D.E.,
Bursary - from $50.00 to $75.00
The Vancouver Association of Insurance Women Bursary
- from $75.00 to $100.00.
Consultant Committee on
Student Adjustment
A recommendation was received from the Board that
problems of student adjustment, including exclusion from
the University, be referred to a consultant committee, and
that where necessary the committee be given power to act
subject to the approval of the President, with right of
appeal by the student to the Senate. The proposed membership
of the consultant committee was:
Dr. J. M. Mather (Chairman)
Dr. F. Hebb
Dr. A. K. Young
Dean G. C. Andrew
Dean W. H. Gage.
Mr. MacPhee)
Dr. Cowan )  That the policy on problems of student
adjustment, as recommended by the
Board of Governors, be approved.
Carried.
From the Faculties and Schools
Calendar Changes for 1956-57
Dean Gage, Chairman, presented the report of the
Calendar Committee. Proposed Calendar changes in all
Faculties for the Session 1956-57 had been circulated in
mimeographed form. I
Wednesday, February 8th, 1956  2250
Faculty of Arts and Science
Courses Leading to the B.A. Degree -
General Section
1. Re-wording so that the required course in
Mathematics, Music, or a second language may
be taken in either the First Year or the
Second Year.
2. Elimination of the regulation requiring a
student completing the primary language
requirement by means of three courses - 90
level, 100 level, and 200 level - to take
three extra units for the B.A. degree.
3. Addition of Polish as satisfying primary
language requirement.
Dean Gage )
Dean Chant)  That the changes in the General Section
of the Calendar material of the Faculty
of Arts and Science for the Session 1956-57
be approved.
Carried.
New Headings
Asian Studies - including courses formerly under
International Studies
Comparative Literature
Criminology
Drama and Speech.
New Courses
Anthropology 431 (3)
Anthropology 432 (3)
Biology 333 (l)
Botany 205 (3)
Chemistry 417 (l)
Comparative Literature
Criminology 549 (3)
English 99 (3)
English 400 (3)
English 435 (3)
#English 510 (3)
#English 515 (3)
^English 520 (3)
- Juridical and Political
Systems of Non-Literate
Peoples
- Applied Linguistics
- Laboratory in Introductory
Genetics
- Morphology of Plants
- Isotope Chemistry
501 (3) - Renaissance and Baroque
- Master's Thesis
- Preparatory English
- Advanced English
Composition
- Canadian Literature
- Beowulf
- Shakespeare
- Milton #English 525 (3)
#English 530 (3)
#English 535 (3)
#English 539 (3)
#English 540 (3)
#English 545 (3)
French 303 (3)
French 405 (3)
Greek 406 (3)
History 210 (3)
Italian 300 (3)
Latin 305 (3)
Latin 325 (3)
Latin 407 (3)
Mathematics 521 (2)
Mathematics 522 (2)
Physics 400 (3)
Psychology 203 (3)
Slavonic Studies 410 (3)
Sociology 415 (3)
Sociology 420 (3)
Spanish 300 (3)
Zoology 400 (2)
#Courses from this group
be selected each year.
Wednesday, February 8th, 1956 2251
- 18th Century Studies
- Studies in the Romantic
Period (Wordsworth)
- Studies in the Victorian
Period (Arnold)
- 20th Century Studies
(Contemporary Literary
Criticism)
- American Authors
(Hawthorne and Melville)
- Studies in American
Literature
- The Modern Novel
- The French Enlightenment
- Greek Comedy
- The History of the
Christian Church
- Readings in Italian
- The Works of Horace
- Mediaeval Latin
- Livy, ab urbe condita
- Functional Analysis
- Linear Analysis and
Group Representations
- Atomic and Nuclear Physics
- Sensation and Perception
- The Image of Russia in
Western European Literature
and Thought, 1700-1860
- The Sociology of Religion
- The Sociology of Work
- Survey of Spanish
Literature
- History and General
Principles of Biology.
to
New Courses for Credit Only
in the College of Education
Chemistry 420 (2)
Drama and Speech 205 (l£)
Drama and Speech 206 (l£)
Drama and Speech 321 (3)
English 201 (3)
Fine Arts 101 (3)
Fine Arts 300 (3)
Fine Arts 301 (3)
- Demonstration Techniques
- Stagecrafts, Principles
and Techniques
- Creative Dramatics for
Children
- Speech
- Children's Literature
- History of the Fine Arts
- Introduction to Plastic
and Graphic Arts
- History and Criticism of
Art Fine Arts 401 (3)
Fine Arts 402 (3)
Fine Arts 403 (3)
Fine Arts 404 (3)
Fine Arts 405 (3)
Mathematics 303
Music 200 (3)
Music 201 (3)
Music 301 (3)
Music 302 (3)
Music 303 (3)
Music 401 (3)
Music 402 (3)
(3)
Wednesday, February 8th, 1956  2252
- Advanced Drawing and
Painting
- Modelling and Ceramics
- Design
- Print Making
- Development of Modern Art
and Architecture
- Mathematics for Teachers
- Basic Musicianship
- Elementary Harmony
- Choral Music
- Music Literature and
History
- Instrumental and Vocal
Techniques
- Harmony, Arranging, and
Elementary Composition
- Instrumental Ensemble,
Band, and Orchestra.
Courses Discontinued
Anthropology 300
Anthropology 402
Botany 316 (2)
Botany 516 (3)
English 506 (2)
Spanish 405 (3)
Zoology 502 (2)
Dean Gage )
Mr. Soward)
(3) - Cultural Anthropology
(3) - Cultures of the Pacific
- Plant Pathology (Elementary)
- Plant Pathology (Advanced)
- Studies in Mediaeval
English Texts
- Spanish Prose Composition
- Seminar in Insect
Physiology.
That the changes in the Calendar material
for the Departments in the Faculty of
Arts and Science for the Session 1956-57
be approved.
Carried.
Schools in the Faculty
of Arts and Science
New Courses. School of Commerce
Commerce 382 (3)
- Procurement and Materials
Control
Courses for the College of
Education and Option 10.
School of Commerce (Commerce
and Teaching)
Commerce 90 (3)
- Typewriting Techniques,
Practice and Methods Commerce 101 (3)
Commerce 201 (3)
Commerce 376 (3)
Commerce 391 (3)
Courses Discontinued
Commerce 342 (1^)
Wednesday, February 8th, 1956  2253
- Shorthand Techniques,
Practice and Methods
- Secretarial Practice
- Personal and Business
Finance
- Office Management.
- Procurement and Materials
Control.
New Courses. School of
Physical Education
Physical Education 262 (li)
Physical Education 363 (lj)
Physical Education 462 (li)
Physical Education 470 (If)
- Health I
- History and Philosophy
of Physical Education
- Health II
- Tests and Measurements.
Dean Gage )
Mr. Soward)  That the Calendar material for the Schools
within the Faculty of Arts and Science,
including the new courses listed, be
approved.
Carried.
Faculty of Applied Science
Dean Gage commented that the major change proposed
in Calendar regulations for the Faculty of Applied Science
was the replacement of the clause providing for withdrawal
from the University of students failing twice in the work
of the same year, by a statement that a student failing to
qualify for promotion to the Third Year after attending
three academic sessions, would not be permitted to re-register
in Engineering.
Dean Gage  }
Dean Gunning)  That the changes in the General Section
of the Calendar material of the Faculty
of Applied Science for the Session
1956-57 be approved.
Carried. New Courses
Chemical Engineering 457
Civil Engineering 558
Mechanical Engineering 457
Mechanical Engineering 583
Metallurgy 460
Physics 352
Physics 354
Physics 451
Physics 452
Physics 453
Wednesday, February 8th, 1956  2254
Seminar
Prestressed Concrete
Production Control
High Speed Aerodynamics
Nuclear Metallurgy
Introduction to
Mathematical Physics
Thermodynamic s
Electricity and Magnetism
Atomic and Nuclear Physics
Mechanics and Statistical
Mechanics.
Courses Discontinued
Agricultural Engineering 470
Electrical Engineering 461
Mathematics 154
Mechanical Engineering 469
Dean Gage  )
Dean Gunning)
- Rural Electrification
- Electrical Illumination
- Applied Mathematics
- Dynamics of Machines.
That the changes in the Calendar material
for the Departments in the Faculty of
Applied Science for the Session 1956-57
be approved.
Carried.
Schools in the Faculty
of Applied Science
Dean Gage  )
Dean Gunning)
That the changes in the Calendar material
of the Schools of Architecture and
Nursing for the Session 1956-57 be
approved.
Carried.
Faculty of Agriculture
New Courses. Open Only to
Students in the Faculty
of Applied Science
Animal Science 302 (3)
Plant Science 302 (3)
- General Animal Husbandry,
Dairying and Poultry
Husbandry
- General Plant Science Wednesday, February 8th, 1956  2255
Dean Gage )
Dean Eagles)  That the changes in the Calendar material
of the Faculty of Agriculture for the
Session 1956-57 be approved.
Carried.
Faculty of Pharmacy
Re-numbering of the years in Pharmacy as First,
Second and Third respectively instead of Second, Third and
Fourth.
New Courses
Pharmacy 231 (l£) (The First - Botanical Basis of
Term of Botany 105) Pharmacognosy
Pharmacy 433 (3) (1957-58 and - General Pharmacognosy
subsequent Sessions)
Pharmacy 463 (l) - Selected Topics
Pharmacy 434 (3) - Problems in Pharmacognosy
Pharmacy 444 (3) - Problems in Pharmacology
A recognized First Aid certificate will be a requirement
for graduation.
Dean Matthews)
Dean Gage   )  That the changes in the Calendar
material of the Faculty of Pharmacy
for the Session 1956-57 be approved.
Carried.
Faculty of Forestry
Admission Requirements
First Year Arts and Science or Senior Matriculation
as follows:
Botany 105 (or Physics 100 or 101)
Chemistry 101
English 100/1
Mathematics 101
One additional course.
A student who does not have credit for either
Botany 105 or Physics 100 or 101 may be admitted but must Wednesday, February 8th, 1956  2256
consult the Dean before registering.
The proposed requirements omit the compulsory
language and the 60$ rule.
Dean Gage)
Dr. Cowan)  That the changes in the admission requirements of the Faculty of Forestry for the
Session 1956-57 be approved.
Carried.
The Faculty of Forestry had also recommended a
change in the policy in regard to supplemental examinations
to correspond with the policy in the Faculty of Applied
Science.
One new course, Forestry 264 (1), Introduction to
Forest Photogrammetry, had been approved by the Senate in
October, 1955.
Dean Gage  )
Mr. Richmond)  That the changes in the Calendar
material as recommended for the Faculty
of Forestry for the Session 1956-57 be
approved.
Carried.
College of Education
A tentative list of courses in Education for the
Session 1956-57 was circulated at the meeting.
Dean Gage )
Mr. MacPhee) That the proposed courses in Education
be given tentative approval, subject to
further examination by the College of
Education and review by Senate.
Carried.
Faculty of Graduate Studies
It was noted that the only changes in the Calendar
material for the Faculty of Graduate Studies were those which Wednesday, February 8th, 1956 2257
had been received through the other Faculties.
Dean Gage )
Mr. MacPhee)  That the Calendar material for the
Session 1956-57 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.
Dean Gunning)
Dr. Sage   )  That a motion of commendation to Dean
Gage and the Faculty representatives
on the Calendar Committee be recorded
for their work in the compilation and
editing of the Calendar.
Carried.
Additional Correspondence
Course - English 429
Notice was received that the Faculty of Arts and
Science on January 18th, 1956, had recommended that
English 429 be authorized as a Correspondence Course.
Dean Chant)
Dean Gage )  That English 429 be approved as a
correspondence credit course.
Carried.
Recommendation re Membership
in the Faculty of Agriculture
Notice was received that the Faculty of Agriculture
on January 20th, 1956, had recommended that Mr. James Beaton,
M.S.A., of the Dominion Range Station, Kamloops, be made a
member of that Faculty for the period of his appointment as
Special Lecturer in Soil Science.
Dean Eagles )
Dr. Anderson)  That this recommendation be approved.
Carried. Wednesday, February 8th, 1956  2258
Appointment of Coaches
for Women's Athletics
A recommendation in regard to coaches for women's
athletics was received from the Council of the School of
Physical Education in conformity with the resolution of
Senate at its October, 1955, meeting:
"That the Constitution of the Women's Athletic Committee
(Membership and Terms of Reference) Section IV, Subsection C,
be amended to read as follows:
'To make recommendations through the School of
Physical Education to the Board of Governors for
the appointment of coaches in women's athletics,
after consultation with the Women's Athletic
Directorate.»"
Mr. MacPhee )
Dean Matthews)  That the Constitution of the Women's
Athletic Committee be amended as
recommended.
Carried.
Reports of Committees
Prizes. Scholarships and
Bursaries
Dean Gage recommended approval of the following
awards to students:
Cariboo Gold Quartz Mining Company Limited Scholarship,
$100.00, to John Alexander Hansuld
Canadian Cancer Society, British Columbia Division,
Bursary, $500.00, to David Alexander Gillanders
Irish Fusiliers Vancouver Regiment Bursary, $150.00,
to Mrs. Penelope Cianci
Harold Foley Junior Memorial Bursary, $350.00, to
Thomas F. Dempsey
C.K.N.W. Scholarship in Television, $500.00, to
Walley Pearson Lightbody Wednesday, February 8th, 1956 2259
University Fellowship-Loan, $900.00, to Dr.
Nigel H. Clark.
Dean Gage )
Dr. Warren)  That these awards be approved as
recommended.
Carried.
Changes in Statements of
Awards
Dean Gage reported that the Architectural Institute
of British Columbia proposed to change its bursary to a
scholarship for the student entering Architecture with the
highest standing; and that the Seaboard Lumber Sales Company
Limited and Seaboard Shipping Company Limited proposed to
replace its scholarships in Forestry by two service awards
in Commerce.
Dean Gage )
Mr. Soward)  That the proposed changes in statements
of awards be approved.
Carried.
Increases in Awards
Increases in awards were reported as follows:
The Kerrisdale Chapter, I.O.D.E., Bursary, from
$50.00 to $75.00;
The Lieut.-Col. C. C. Merritt, V.C, Chapter, I.O.D.E.,
Bursary from $50.00 to $75.00;
The Vancouver Association of Insurance Women Bursary
from $75.00 to $100.00;
The Sir Charles Tupper Chapter, I.O.D.E., Bursary
from $75.00 to $85.00;
The Alumni U.B.C. Regional Scholarships from ten to
twelve at $250.00 each. Wednesday, February 8th, 1956  2260
Dean Gage )
Dean Chant)  That the proposed increases in awards be
approved, and appropriate letters of
thanks sent to the donors.
Carried.
New Awards
Acceptance of the following new awards was
recommended to Senate under the terms of award indicated;
The B. C Government Employees'
Association Bursaries
Two bursaries of $150.00 each, the gift of the
B. C. Government Employees' Association, are
available annually to sons and daughters of
members, or of deceased members, and to members
themselves. They will be awarded, on the basis
of scholastic standing and financial need, to
students who are beginning or continuing their
undergraduate studies at the University of
British Columbia or Victoria College. Selection
of the winners will be made by the University
in consultation with the Association. Further
details may be obtained by writing to the Dean
of Administrative and Inter-Faculty Affairs.
Country Freight Lines Scholarship
A scholarship of $300.00, the gift of Country
Freight Lines Limited, is offered annually in
the field of transportation or agriculture.  It
is available to students from the Okanagan
proceeding to the Second, Third, or Fourth Year
of Commerce, or of Agriculture.  The award will
be made to a student deserving of financial
Assistance, who is selected on the basis of
academic standing, personal qualities, and
ability and promise in one of the fields for
which the scholarship is offered.
The Seattle Branch. U. B. C. Alumni.
Scholarship
This scholarship, gift of the Seattle Branch
of the Alumni Association of the University of
British Columbia, is available for a student
whose home is in Seattle or its vicinity and
who is beginning or continuing studies at this
University.  Selection will be made by the Wednesday, February 8th, 1956 2261
University on the basis of personal qualities,
academic standing, and promise. Preference will
be given, however, to candidates nominated by
the Seattle Branch of the Alumni.  The award will
normally be made early in August.
The Paul A. O'Leary Memorial Essay Prizes
Two prizes of $50.00 each, provided anonymously,
are to be awarded annually in the Faculty of
Medicine for each of two 1500 word essays on a
subject - scientific, clinical, historical,
literary, or humanitarian - related to the skin.
One prize shall be awarded to a student in First
or Second Year and one prize to a student in
Third or Fourth Year. Any student planning to
submit an essay is requested to communicate with
the Dean's office for further information.
The Victoria Daily Times Prize
A prize of $100.00, offered annually by the
Victoria Daily Times, is available in competition
to students proceeding to a degree. The prize
will be awarded for the best piece of writing
published or prepared for publication during the
year for the mass-media field, including the student
paper on the Campus.  In judging the submissions
the Selection Committee will consider, not only
content, style originality and creativeness, but
also promise of development. Nominations or
applications for the award must be received not
later than March 1st, and must be accompanied by
the material which the Selection Committee is to
consider.
United Fishermen and Allied Workers'
Union Scholarship in Fisheries
This scholarship of $200.00, the gift of the
United Fishermen and Allied Workers* Union will
be awarded annually to a student who is beginning
or continuing postgraduate studies and research
in the field of Fisheries. The award will be
made to a student who not only has a good academic
record, but has shown interest and promise in this
field.  In making the award consideration will be
given to the financial circumstances of those who
are eligible.  The award will be made on the
recommendation of the Head of the Department of
Zoology and the Director of the Institute of
Fisheries. Wednesday, February 8th, 1956 2262
The H. R. MacMillan Scholarships in
Forestry and Forest Engineering
Through the generosity of H. R. MacMillan, Esq.,
C.B.E., D.Sc, four scholarships to the total of
$600.00 will be available for students in Forestry
and Forest Engineering.  These awards are as follows:
a. A scholarship of $200.00 for the student with
the highest standing in Second Year Forestry
and Forest Engineering;
b. A scholarship of $100.00 for the student in
Second Year Forestry with the next highest
standing;
c. A scholarship of $200.00 for the student with
the highest standing in First Year Forestry
and Forest Engineering;
d. A scholarship of $100.00 for the student in
First Year Forestry with the next highest
standing.
These awards are available only for those who
continue their course in Forestry or Forest
Engineering in the following session.
The Salmon Arm Teachers' Association
Scholarship
This scholarship of $100.00, the gift of the
Salmon Arm Teachers* Association, is available
annually for a student in School District No. 20
who is proceeding from Senior Matriculation to
University studies in the College of Education
and who intends to enter the teaching profession.
The award will be made on the basis of personality,
attitude to work, and academic standing.  Selection
will be made by the University in consultation
with the donors. Applications, on forms available
from the Dean of Administrative and Inter-Faculty
Affairs, must be submitted to the University not
later than August 1.
American Society for Metals. B. C
Chapter. Scholarship
A scholarship of $100.00, gift of the B. C
Chapter of the American Society for Metals, is
offered to students in Metallurgy or Engineering
Physics (Metallurgy option) proceeding from
the Third to the Fourth Year.  The award will
be made, on the recommendation of the Department,
to a student of high academic standing who shows
ability and promise in the field of Metallurgy. Wednesday, February 8th, 1956  2263
Dean Gage )
Dr. Warren) That these new awards be accepted and
appropriate letters of thanks sent to
the donors.
Carried.
Special reference was made to the awards being
made by teachers' associations in the Province, for students
in the College of Education.
Honorary Degrees
Mr. Soward presented the recommendation from the
Committee on Honorary Degrees that at Congregation in May,
1956, honorary degrees be conferred as follows:
Dean-Emeritus H. J. MacLeod - D.Sc.
Colonel W. G. Swan - D.Sc.
Mr. Tom Ingledow - D.Sc.
Miss Jessie McLenaghen - LL.D.
Dean H. F. Angus - LL.D.
Mr. Soward)
Dr. Sharp )  That honorary degrees as indicated be
conferred at the Congregations in May,
1956.
Carried.
A further recommendation was received from the
Committee on Honorary Degrees that the honorary degree of
LL.D. be conferred upon the Honourable L. B. Pearson, Mr.
W. A. McAdam, President Sidney Smith and Principal Cyril
James at such time as they are able to be present at the
University to accept the degree.
Mr. Soward    )
Miss Cottingham) That honorary degrees be conferred
as recommended at such time as the
candidates are able to be present
at Congregation.
Carried. Wednesday, February 8th, 1956 2264
Professors Emeriti
On behalf of the Committee on Professors Emeriti,
Dr. Sage recommended that upon their retirement, June 30th,
1956,
Dean H. F. Angus become Dean Emeritus of Graduate Studies,
Dr. Frank Dickson become Professor Emeritus of Biology
and Botany,
Dr. A. P. Maslow become Professor Emeritus of Philosophy,
Mr. S. C. Morgan become Professor Emeritus of Electrical
Engineering.
Dr. Sage )
Mr. Soward)  That the recommendations of the Committee
on Professors Emeriti be approved.
Carried.
University Reports
Colonel Logan presented an interim report for the
Committee on University Reports, recommending that 3000
instead of 1500 copies of the President's Report be printed,
and that it be distributed to all members of Faculty, Friends
of the University, B. C members of the Federal Parliament,
members of the Provincial Legislature, Educational Foundations,
etc.  The basis of circulation for the Extension Department
annual reports was outlined.
Colonel Logan stated that the Librarian's Report
would be considered at a later meeting of the Committee.
Colonel Logan)
Mr. Keate   )  That the report of the Committee on
University Reports be received.
Carried. Wednesday, February 8th, 1956  2265
Committee to Consider the
Establishment of a School
of Music
Mr. Harlow, Chairman, presented a report of the
first meeting of this Committee, at which time the Committee
had proposed to include in its discussions (a)  the immediate
needs in a School of Music, for the College of Education,
and (b) the long-range needs.  If the scope of the Committee*s
deliberations were to be extended, the Committee suggested
enlarging its membership to include Dean Chant, Dean Gage,
Mr. MacPhee, the Registrar or Associate Registrar, Dr.
Mcintosh, Dr. F. H. Johnson, Dr. Jennings.
Dean Angus)
Mr. Soward)  That the report of the Committee to
Consider the Establishment of a School of
Music be adopted, and that the scope of
inquiry and extension of membership be
approved.
Carried.
Additional Centres for
Supplemental Examinations
Dean Gage recommended the establishment of
additional centres for supplemental examinations in
northern British Columbia and the Yukon.
Dean Gage )
Dr. Warren)  That a centre for supplemental examinations
be established at Whitehorse, Yukon
Territory; and that the Registrar's
Office, after consultation with the
President and the Deans, be empowered,
on a year-to-year basis, to establish
supplemental centres at other points
in the Province where there is sufficient
demand.
Carried.
It was noted that centres established on a year-to- Wednesday, February 8th, 1956 2266
year basis would not be advertised or listed in the Calendar.
From the Joint Board of the
College of Education
Dean Gage, as Chairman of the Joint Board,
reported on appointments to the staff of the College of
Education already approved by the Board of Governors:
Dr. J. R. Mcintosh, Director of Secondary Teacher
Education from July 1st, 1956;
Dr. F. H. Johnson, Director of Elementary Teacher
Education from February 1st, 1956;
Dr. K. F. Argue, Director of Summer Session;
Mr. F. C Boyes, Director of Student Teaching in the
College of Education from September 1st, 1956;
Mr. H. C. Gilliland, honorary appointment as Professor
in the College of Education from September 1st, 1956.
The Joint Board had also recommended to Victoria
College Council that Mr. Gilliland be appointed Director
of Teacher Education for Victoria College.
A bulletin entitled "Teacher Training Organization
for the Year 1956-57" had been circulated to the members of
Senate.
Reports Returned to the Agenda
Reports of Institutes of
Fisheries and Oceanography
Dean Andrew suggested that each report to Senate
should be read by a member or group of members, who could
then present a recommendation on the report to Senate. It
was agreed that Dean Chant and Dr. Cowan should be asked to
select a Senate representative to study the reports of the Wednesday, February 8th, 1956  2267
Institutes of Fisheries and Oceanography prior to the next
meeting.
Report on Dental Survey
Dean Andrew stated that the report on the dental
survey was being edited for publication, and that a copy was
being sent to the College of Dental Surgeons.
Annual Report of Department
of Extension. 1954-55
It was agreed that Dean Gage or his nominee should
be asked to study the report of the Department of University
Extension for 1954-55 and comment on it at the next meeting
of Senate.
Report on Health Centre for
Children
Miss Fallis presented a most interesting report
on the Health Centre for Children, and its relation to the
teaching programme of the Faculty of Medicine.
Miss Fallis)
Dr. Copp  )  That the report on the Health Centre
for Children be received.
Carried.
Annual Congregation
Dean Andrew reported, for information, that the
Baccalaureate Service would be held on Sunday, May 13th, at
11:00 a.m. in the Brock Building, and that Congregation
would be held on Monday and Tuesday, May 14th and 15th, at
2:30 p.m. in the Armoury. t
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The formal opening of the Physical Metallurgy
Building on May 15th would coincide with the award of degrees
and honorary degrees in Engineering.
Victoria College Council
The only meeting of the Victoria College Council
since the previous Senate meeting had been held on December
30th, 1955, to review the results of Christmas examinations.
Dr. Hickman gave a brief summary of the programme
of the Evening Division of Victoria College.
Correspondence
Dean Matthews. Chairman.
Men's Athletic Committee
Dean Gage )
Dean Chant) That the letter from the Men's Athletic
Committee relative to the football game
at Bellingham in October, 1955, be
referred to Faculty Council.
Carried.
British Columbia Guild
of Music Teachers
Mr. A. W. Chard, Chairman, British Columbia Guild
of Music Teachers, had forwarded to the President a request
that the University should include in the School of Music
a Board of Examiners to conduct practical and theoretical
examinations, in addition to the regular course of study.
Mr. Soward)
Dean Gage )  That the recommendation of the British
Columbia Guild of Music Teachers be
referred to the Committee to Consider
the Establishment of a School of Music.
Carried. Wednesday, February 8th, 1956 2269
Letters of Appreciation
Letters were received from the Canadian Association
of Social Workers thanking the University for the central role
accorded the School of Social Work at the Autumn Congregation,
1955, and from the Honourable Mr. Justice Lord thanking
Senate for its congratulations on his elevation to the
Supreme Court.
British Columbia Writers'
Conference
Dr. Birney, Chairman, Continuing Executive,
British Columbia Writers' Conference, forwarded a request
made by the Conference in January, 1956, that the University
consider the possibility of increasing its offerings in
Creative Writing. Dean Chant drew the attention of Senate
to a new course in this field to be offered at this year's
Summer Session.
Mr. MacPhee)
Dean Gage )  That this request be forwarded to the
Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Science
and the Head of the Department of
English for their consideration.
Carried.
Vancouver Council of Women
A resolution from the Vancouver Council of Women
commending the high standard of teacher training and urging
that this standard be maintained, was received for
information.  It was noted that a copy of this resolution
had already been acknowledged by the Chairman of the Joint
Board of the College of Education. Wednesday, February 8th, 1956 2270
Other Business
Dean M. M. Weaver
Dean Andrew reported, for the information of
Senate, that Dean M. M. Weaver had been forced by reasons
of health to tender his resignation as Dean of the Faculty
of Medicine; that this had been accepted with great regret
by the Board of Governors as of June 30th, 1956; that he
would be on leave of absence until that date; and that he
would remain a member of the teaching staff in the Faculty
of Medicine.
Dr. Copp )
Dr. Cowan)  That Senate record its deep regret that it
had become necessary for Dean Weaver to
resign from the position of Dean of the
Faculty of Medicine; and express its great
appreciation of his invaluable contribution
in establishing the Faculty of Medicine
and giving inspired and devoted leadership
to the Faculty since its establishment.
Carried.
It was agreed that a copy of this minute should
be communicated to Dr. Weaver.
Dean Andrew stated that the Board of Governors
had approved the painting of a portrait of Dean Weaver, and
drew the attention of the Senate to a portrait of Dr. H. R.
MacMillan which had been donated to the University.
Home Management House
Dean Andrew informed the Senate that the official
opening of the Home Management House would be on Thursday,
March 8th. Wednesday, February 8th, 1956 2271
Board of Governors' Reception
Saturday afternoon, March 24th, had been agreed
upon as the date for the Board of Governors' Reception.
University of London
Various booklets and documents in connection with
the installation of the Queen Mother as Chancellor of the
University of London, sent by Mr. W. A. McAdam, the University
of British Columbia representative at the installation, were
made available to the members of Senate.
Lectures on Nuclear Engineering
Dean Gunning distributed to the members of Senate
a notice concerning a series of lectures on nuclear
engineering, under the auspices of the Faculty of Applied
Science in co-operation with Atomic Energy of Canada Limited.
Deans of Graduate Studies
It was agreed that congratulations should be
extended to Dr. Shrum and Mr. Soward as Dean-elect and
Associate Dean-elect, respectively, of the Faculty of
Graduate Studies.
Dr. D. C. Buckland
Dean Allen)
Dr. Sage )  That a letter of sympathy be sent to
Dr. Buckland who was critically ill in
hospital.
Carried. Wednesday, February 8th, 1956   2272
The meeting adjourned.
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