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Array 1185
February 20th, 1946.
The third regular meeting of the Senate of the University of British Columbia for the Session 1945-46 was held
on Wednesday, February 20th, 1946, at 8:00 p.m., in the
Board and Senate Room.
Present: Acting President J. N. Finlayson (in the
Chair), Dean Buchanan, Dean Clement, Dean Curtis, Dr. O.J.
Todd, Mr. W. H. Gage, Dr. H. J. MacLeod, Mr. F. A. Forward,
Dr. G. H. Harris, Mr. F. Read, Mr. H. N. MacCorkindale,
Mr. F. J. Burd, Dr. J. M. Ewing, Rev. Dr. J. G. Brown, Mrs.
K. M. Beckett, Mr. K. P. Caple, Mrs. Sally Murphy
Creighton, Dr. Sherwood Lett, Mr. A. E. Lord, Dr. G. G.
Sedgewick, Dean M. Dorothy Mawdsley, Dr. A. B. Schinbein,
Dr. F. A. Turnbull, Dr. H. V. Warren and Miss Florence S.
Mulloy.
Expressions of regret for their inability to be present were received from Chancellor E. W. Hamber, President
N.A.M. MacKenzie, Dr. A.E.D. Grauer, Dr. J. F. Walker,
Dr. C.A.H. Wright and Mr. A. R. Lord.
Dr. Warren)
Dr. Ewing ) That the minutes of the second regular
meeting of December 19th, 1945, and
the special meeting of January 3rd,
1946, be taken as read and adopted.
Carried
A letter from the secretary of the Victoria College
Council was read informing Senate that Dr. J. M. Ewing,
Principal of Victoria College, had been appointed to represent the Council on the Senate of the University.
A letter was read from the President stating that Col.
H. T. Logan had found it necessary to resign as a representative of Senate on the Board of Governors.  The
President recommended that Mr. Logan be not asked to resign
from Senate but be given leave of absence. 1186
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Dr.   Lett       )
Mr.A.E.Lord)   That  the recommendation of the President  concerning Mr.   Logan's membership
on Senate be approved,   but  that no
action be taken in reference to his
resignation as a representative on
the Board of  Governors  until the next
meeting.
Carried
Election of  Representative of Senate on the  Board
of Governors
Nominations were called for a representative of the
Senate on the Board of Governors to replace Dr.  Walker
whose term of office had expired.     Dr.   Walker had indicated
that he was unable to stand for re-election.
Dr.   Sherwood Lett was nominated by Dean Buchanan,
but  declined to accept.
Mrs.   Beckett was nominated by Mrs.   Creighton,
but felt unable to accept nomination.
Mr.  A.E.   Lord nominated Dr.   A.  B.   Schinbein.
Dean  Buchanan)
Dr.   Sedgewick)   That  nominations close.
Carried
Dr. A. B. Schinbein was declared elected.
Appointment of Committees
On the Preparation of Examination Results for
Graduation and Press Release
Dean D. Buchanan
Dean J. N. Finlayson
Dean F. M. Clement
Dean G. F. Curtis
Mr. W. H. Gage
Mr. C. B. Wood (Registrar)
On a  Department   of Physical Education  (Committee as
re-constituted)
Faculty Representatives Nominated by the Deans
Dr.  A.  H.  Hutchinson )
Dr.  H.   V.  Warren )  Arts and Science
Dean M.   Dorothy Mawdsley) 1187
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Mr. A. H. Finlay   )
Dr. M. Y. Williams  ) Applied Science
Dean F. M. Clement  )
Dr. J. C. Berry    ) Agriculture
Dean G. F. Curtis  - Law
Senate Representatives Appointed by the Chair
Mr. H. N. MacCorkindale
Mr. A. R. Lord
Mr. W. R. McDougall
Miss Florence S. Mulloy
Dr. A. B. Schinbein
Dr. F. A. Turnbull
Directors of Physical Education
Mr. R. F. Osborne
Mrs. Jean Sleightholme
From the Board of Governors
A letter was received from the Board of Governors
approving, subject to the agreement of Senate, a recommendation from the University Chapter I.O.D.E. with reference
to the revision of their Loan Fund so that this might be
used for the establishment of an Art Centre at the University in memory of the late Dean Mary L. Bollert, and that
in the meantime, the income from the money invested be used
for the Dean of Women's Fund.
Mr. A.E. Lord )
Dean Mawdsley) That Senate approve this
recommendation.
Carried
For the information of Senate the Board of Governors
submitted a statement approving the following recommendations in respect of the representatives on the Victoria
College Council in order to bring the procedure in line 1188
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with the terms of the Agreement of Affiliation with
Victoria College:
1. That  the President, who is a member ex-officio,
may nominate anyone  else that he may care to
to  represent him when necessary;
2. That the Dean of the  Faculty of Arts and Science
be nominated for the three-year period,   and that
he may be represented  by his  nominee if he is
unable to attend  in person;   and
3. That Mr.   J.   B.   Clearihue be appointed  for the
two-year period.
Letters were read from the   Board of Governors  approving and supporting  the plans  of the Alma Mater Society and
Alumni Association for a campaign for  funds for a War
Memorial Gymnasium.
A letter was received  from the  Board of Governors
informing Senate that the donation by Mr.   Robert Fiddes
for a Chair of Music and his gift of a piano had been
accepted.   In this  connection the  Faculty of Arts and
Science submitted a recommendation that a Chair of Music
be established.
Mr.A.E.Lord)
Dr. Warren ) That the recommendation of the
Faculty of Arts and Science be
approved.
Carried
Mr. Gage.  )
Mr. Forward) That this matter be referred to
a Committee to be appointed by
the Chair to consider details
and report to Senate.
Carried
Department of Farms Mechanics - Approved in principle
subject to the budget for 1946-47.
Degrees of Bachelor and Master of Social Work - Approved. 1189
February 20th, 1946.
Courses for Summer Session 1946 - Approved.
New Courses - Dramatics 1, Social Work 17, Zoology 13,
Zoology 24 - Approved.
Restriction of Special Sessions to Ex-service Personnel -
Approved.
Smaller form of diploma - Approved.
Prizes, Scholarships and Bursaries
Accepted by the 3oard of Governors on the recommendation
of Senate:
British Columbia Packers, Limited, Prizes
The McLean Bursaries, terms of award to be arranged.
Canadian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy Prize,
terms of award to be arranged.
The J. W. Dafoe Foundation Prizes, terms of award
to be arranged.
Mr. Gage )
Dr. Ewing) That the terms of these prizes and
bursaries as submitted be approved.
Carried
The following offers of scholarships and prizes had been
accepted by the Board of  Governors  subject to the  approval
of Senate:
1.      The Shell Oil Company, Limited, Fellowship
for Research
The Shell Oil Company, Limited, presents an
annual fellowship, tenable at the University of
British Columbia, to a graduate of any approved
University, for study and research leading to a
graduate degree in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or Physics. Through
this fellowship, the student will receive $750
for living expenses, and his university fees for
that year will be paid by the Shell Oil Company.
The award will be made by Senate on the recommendation of the Joint Faculty Committee on Prizes,
Scholarships and Bursaries in consultation with
the Heads of the Departments concerned.  Full
details of the award should be obtained from the
Registrar's Office.  Applications, on forms
available for that purpose, must be received by
the Registrar not later than March 15. 1190
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2. The R. J. Pop Scholarship in Zoology
A scholarship of $150, given annually by Mr.
R. J. Pop, will be awarded to the student who completes the third year of the Honours Course in
Zoology with highest standing, and intends to pursue an investigation into terrestrial vertebrate
Zoology related to the conservation of natural
resources.  If no third year student presente work
of sufficient merit, the award may be made to a
student in the fourth year who is proceeding to
graduate work in the above field at this or any
other University.  The award will be made by
Senate on the recommendation of the Head of the
Department of Zoology.
It was recommended that the last sentence be amended
to read:  "The award will be made by Senate on the
recommendation of the Joint Faculty Committee on Prizes
and Scholarships in consultation with the Head of the
Department of Zoology".
3. The Carswell Company, Limited, Prizes
The Carswell Company, Limited, Law Publishers,
Toronto, offer annually three book prizes of the
value of $20 each.  Of these prizes, one will be
awarded in each year of the law course to the
student obtaining highest standing in that year.
The awards will be made by Senate on the recommendation of the Faculty of Law.
Mr. Gage    )
Dean Buchanan) That these scholarships be accepted
and letters of thanks sent to the
donors.
Carried
New Awards and Changes in Existing Awards
The Joint Faculty Committee on Prizes, Scholarships and
Bursaries recommended the acceptance of the Lady Laurier
Club Bursary on the following revised terms:
The Lady Laurier Club Bursary
A bursary of $100, given by the Lady Laurier
Club of Vancouver, will be awarded to a woman
student in Third or Fourth Year on the basis of
scholastic standing and financial need.  The 1191
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award will be made on the  recommendation of the
Joint  Faculty Committee on Prizes,   Scholarships,
and Bursaries.    Applications,  on forms available
in the  Registrar's Office,  must be received by
the Registrar not  later than August  15th.
Mr. Gage  )
Dean Curtis) That this change be approved.
Carried
The Joint Faculty Committee on Prizes, Scholarships,
and Bursaries recommended the acceptance of an additional
bursary from the Provincial Council of British Columbia,
Canadian Daughters' League.  The terms of the Calendar
announcement will be amended to read as follows:
The Provincial Council, Canadian Daughters'
League Bursaries
Two  bursaries of $100  each,  the gift of the
Provincial Council of  British Columbia,   Canadian
Daughters'  League, will be available annually to
assist women  students who could not  otherwise continue their courses.     The  awards,  which will be
made on the basis of character,  academic record,
and scholastic ability will be open to students
entering the Teacher Training  Course.     In the
event that  no applicants  in this  course can qualify,
the awards will be open to   students entering Social
Work.     The  awards will be made on the recommendation of  the  Joint  Faculty  Committee on Prizes,
Scholarships,  and Bursaries.     Applications,   on forms
available at the  Registrar's Office,  must be
received by the Registrar not later than August  15.
Mr.   Gage        )
Mr.   Forward)  That this   change be approved and
a letter of appreciation sent to
the donors.
Carried
The  Joint Faculty  Committee  on Prizes,  Scholarships
and 3ursaries submitted recommendations that the request
of Mr.   and Mrs.   Dorbils that their prizes be withdrawn for
the Session 1946-47  be granted and that their offer of a X
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scholarship in the place of the prizes be accepted in
accordance with the following terms:
The Dorothy and William Dorbils Scholarship
A scholarship of total value of  $2,000.00,   the
gift of Dorothy and William Dorbils,  will be available
for award in 1950,  and  subsequently,  to enable a student to undertake an approved programme of graduate
studies  in the  field of the  humanities or the pure
sciences.     To  be eligible  for  the  scholarship,  an applicant must have  completed four years  at  the University
of British Columbia,  including at  least  one year of
graduate study.     The award will be made to an outstanding  student on  the  basis of  scholastic  achievement
and promise in research.
The winner will receive one third of the total value
of the scholarship during each of the first  three years
of his graduate work outlined in the approved programme,     in the  event   that  he complete his  course in
less  than three years,   the balance  of the award will
be used to provide a  scholarship  for another graduate
student.    The award will be made by Senate on the
recommendation of the Deans of the Faculties and the
Scholarship Committee.     Further details may be obtained
from the  Chairman of the  Committee.
Mr.   Gage     )
Dr. Warren)  That this scholarship  be accepted
and a letter of thanks sent to the
donors.
Carried
Mr.   Gage,   Chairman  of the Joint  Faculty Committee on
Scholarships,   Prizes and 3ursaries,   reported that the Mary
C.   Lipsett  Bursary  has  been  increased from $250  to  $300.
Mr.   Gage       )
Mr.   Forward)  That  a  letter of appreciation be
sent  to the   donors.
Carried
The Joint Faculty Committee on Prizes, Scholarships
and Bursaries recommended the acceptance of the following
bursaries made available by the Kiwassa Club of Vancouver,
on the following terms of award:
^ 1 1193
j.
February 20th, 1946.
' A The Kiwassa Club of Vancouver Bursaries
Four bursaries of $150 each, the gift of the
Kiwassa Club of Vancouver, will be available
annually to assist women students proceeding to
the course in Public Health Nursing (Nursing 3) or
> the professional course in Social Work.  To be
eligible for these awards, applicants must have
high scholastic standing, an aptitude for the
field in which they are enrolling, and need of
financial assistance.  In making the awards, preference will be given to dependents of veterans
and residents of Vancouver.  The awards will be
made on the recommendation of the Joint Faculty
Committee on Prizes, Scholarships, and Bursaries
after consultation with the Departments of Nursing
and Health and Social Work.  Applications, on
1 forms available at the Registrar's Office, must
be received by the Registrar not later than
August 15.
> Mr. Gage    )
Dean Mawdsley) That these bursaries be accepted
and a letter of thanks be sent
to the donors.
'" A Carried
In order to make the award of the Flying Officer
j.
Reverend George Robert Pringle Memorial Bursary open to
students in Law, the Joint Faculty Committee on Prizes,
Scholarships and Bursaries recommended that the terms be
•*" amended to read as follows:  (Calendar Announcement, 1945-
46, p.62, 1.5 ff.)
".... will be awarded to a student, preferably
j an undergraduate, who has completed two years at
the University and has registered at the University for further study."
Mr. Gage   )
Dean Curtis) That this change be approved.
Carried
A. 	
The  Joint Faculty Committee  on Prizes,   Scholarships
i and Bursaries recommended the acceptance of the Jack Cohen
*L\ Bursary  on the  following terms of award: 1194
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The Jack Cohen Bursary
A bursary of  $150.00,   the  gift of Mr.   J.   S.
Cohen,  is available for a student who has completed the third  year in Commerce and is proceeding to  the work of  the fourth year.     To be
eligible  for this award,   the  student must  have
high scholastic standing and  financial need.     The
award will be made on the recommendation of the
Joint Faculty Committee on Prizes,   Scholarships
and  Bursaries.     Applications,   on forms available
at the  Registrar's uffice,  must be  received  by
the Registrar not later  than August  15th.
Mr.   Gage       )
Dean Curtis)   That  Senate accept this  bursary
and that  a letter  of thanks  be
sent   to the  donor.
Carried
Mr.   Gage,   Chairman of the Joint Faculty Committee on
Prizes,   Scholarships and  Bursaries,   reported  that the
Directors of the British Columbia Loggers'  Association have
requested the  insertion of the following sentence in the
Calendar announcement  of the Phil Wilson Bursary  in
Forestry:
"He  shall also have been  employed during at
least two   summer sessions  in woods employment,
in logging operations,  cruising,  or logging
engineering."
Mr.   Gage )
Mr.   A.E.Lord)   That this change be approved.
Carried
The Joint Faculty Committee on Prizes, Scholarships
and Bursaries submitted a recommendation that the date for
submission of applications for bursaries be changed to
August 15th.
Mr. Gage        )
Mr. MacCorkindale) That this recommendation
be approved.    _  . ,
Carried 1195
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The Joint  Faculty Committee on Prizes,   Scholarships
and Bursaries also recommended that   after the award this
spring the Y.M.C.A.   and Khaki University Bursaries be awarded
in the  Fall,   the date of application being August  15th.
Mr.   Gage   )
Dr.   Brown)   That  this  recommendation be approved.
Carried
A letter was  received from the Faculty of Law notifying Senate that the Canadian Bar Association Scholarship  of
$1000  for post-graduate  study in Law,   established by a  gift
from Viscount Bennett,  would  be open to  graduates  of  the
Faculty  of Law of the University of  3ritish  Columbia.     It
was requested  that an announcement be included  in the  Calendar under "Scholarships announced by the University but
awarded by other Institutions".
Mr. Gage)
Mr. Burd) That this scholarship be announced in
the Calendar, as requested.
Carried
From the  Faculty  of Arts  and Science
Recommendations were received from the Faculty of Arts
and Science regarding the   course in Commerce:
1. That  the   course in Commerce be  extended to
five years.
2. That   the proposed  five-year course in Commerce
be brought into  effect for  non-service  students
in September,   1946,   it being understood that a
student   entering Second Year Commerce next
September may complete the requirements for the
degree in three years under the present plan.
Dean  Buchanan)
Dr.   Sedgewick)  That  this recommendation be approved
by Senate and  forwarded to the 1196
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Board of Governors for their
consideration.
Carried
The following recommendation was received from the
Faculty  of Arts  and  Science transmitted from the Heads of
Departments:
"That  separate Departments of  French,   German
and Spanish be  set up."
Dean  Buchanan)
Dr.   Sedgewick)   That this be approved by Senate
and forwarded to the  Board of
Governors.
Carried
The Faculty of Arts and Science presented  a statement
approving the following recommendations:
"That the  rule  in force during the past   two
sessions whereby a  student with more than three
units of failure outstanding has not  been permitted to  register in September be continued
and   enforced,   and  that   it   be  included  in  the
Calendar. "
Dean Buchanan)
Dr.   Sedgewick)  That   this   be approved.
Carri ed
From the Faculty of Applied Science
The Faculty of Applied Science presented the following
recommendations:
1. That a course in Agricultural Engineering be
established,
2. That a course in Engineering Physics be established.
3. That the double degree course in Botany and Forestry,
Commerce and Forestry, Economics and Forestry be
discontinued.
4. That a new curriculum for the B.S.F. courses and
Forest Engineering courses be approved. 1197
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5. That detailed arrangements concerning laboratory
hours and reports be made between departments, to
increase uniformity where this is possible.
6. That the Years in Applied Science be numbered
1-2-3-4 instead of 1-2-3-4-5.
7. That the courses be renumbered in conformity with
other Faculties.
Mr. Forward)
Dr. MacLeod) That these recommendations be
approved and forwarded to the
Board of Governors.
Carried
From the Faculty of Agriculture
Dean Clement presented an outline of the proposed
course in Agricultural Engineering designed to meet the
requirements of students who intend to qualify for the
engineering profession as it is applied to Agriculture.
The details are included in the Calendar material for
Applied Science.
Deaa Clement)
Dr. Harris  ) That this report be approved.
Carri ed
Food Technology
Dean Clement presented the following recommendations
concerning a course in Food Technology:
1. That a new grouping of courses be made with a view
to preparing students for modern commercial food
processing;
2. That, assuming the Department of Farm Mechanics is
set up or Agricultural Engineering, or both, no
new courses would be required and no additional
staff other than those already approved;
3. That for administrative purposes the course should
be placed in the Department of Dairying and listed
under a separate heading Food Technology; 1198
February 20th, 1946.
4. That the course require four years above Senior
Matriculation or First Year Agriculture;
5. That the requirements for the first two years be
the same as in Agriculture at present except that
Physics 1 be required instead of Elective A.
Dean Clement)
Dr. Harris  ) That this report be approved.
Carried
B.S.A.  with Commerce option  and Double Degrees
Dean Clement  presented a report recommending that
courses be re-grouped to  take the place of  the   former
Double Course  leading to the Degrees of B.S.A.   and B.Com.
The new grouping would  constitute a  course of  four years
from Senior Matriculation or First  Year  leading to  the
B.S.A.   degree with a  leaning towards Commerce.     A detailed
outline  is  included in the Calendar material for 1946-47.
Dean Clement)
Dr.  Harris     )   That this  report be approved.
Carried
From the Faculties
A communication was received from the Faculties of
Arts and Science, Applied Science and Agriculture approving the report of the Joint Faculty Committee on the
Renumbering of Courses in the Calendar.
Dean Buchanan)
Dr. Sedgewick) That this report be approved.
Carried
Reports of Committees
On Calendar
Dr. Todd, Chairman, presented the report of the
Senate Committee on Calendar.  Copies of the report *
1199
February 20th,   1946.
setting forth the principal changes and recommendations
regarding reduction in size had been   circulated  to the
members of Senate.
Dr.   Warren     )
Mr.   A.E.Lord)   That  the material for the  Calendar
for 1946-47 as presented,   including
proposed changes be approved,   and
that  the  Calendar Committee be empowered to make   such further minor
changes as may be approved by the
President,  the  Deans and the Registrar,
Carried
On Affiliation of a Roman Catholic College
The Senate Committee on Affiliation of a Roman
Catholic College recommended that it be authorized to
prepare a plan of affiliation that might seem possible
and reasonably satisfactory from the University point
of view and that this be presented to Senate at a subsequent meeting (possible a special meeting) for consideration before any further steps are taken.
Mr.   A.E.Lord)
Dr.   Brown       )   That this report be approved.
Carried
On Honorary Degrees
Dr. Sedgewick, Chairman, presented the report of the
Committee on Honorary Degrees recommending that
(a) the Degree of Doctor of Science be conferred on:
John Craigie, Dominion Botanist, the
Department of Agriculture
Richard Palmer, Superintendent of the
Experimental Station at Summerland, B.C.
(b) the Degree of Doctor of Laws be conferred on:
John Read, Legal Advisor to the Department 1200
February 20th, 1946.
of External Affairs and Judge of the
International Court of Justice
Lawren Harris, distinguished Canadian Artist.
Dr. Sedgewick)
Dean Curtis  ) That these recommendations be
approved.
Carried
As Mr.   Read had  indicated that   it was doubtful
if he would be able  to attend the Spring Congregation
it  was agreed  that,   if  necessary,   his degree  should
be conferred  in absentia.
On Professors Emeriti
Dr.   Sedgewick,   Chairman of  the  Committee  on Professors
Emeriti,  presented the following recommendations:
1. That members  of  staff holding the full  professorial
rank be automatically granted the title of professor
emeritus on their  retirement;
2. That   this title be granted to  other retiring
members  of  staff on  the   recommendation   of a  standing
Committee of Review appointed by Senate;
3. That the  Board of Governors be asked to delegate
to Senate the power of appointment of emeritus rank.
Dr.   Sedgewick)
Mr.   Caple )  That this report be approved.
Carried
On Hoods for New Degrees
Dean Mawdsley, Chairman of the Committee on-Hoods for
New Degrees, presented a report reviewing difficulties
experienced due to a lack of guiding principles regarding
colours for hoods and the limitation of choice caused by
wartime shortages.  The following recommendations were
proposed: r
1201
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r P^ 1. That the terminology for the identification of the
™ colours be that of Robert Ridgeway in his book,
Color Standards and Color Nomenclature, Washington,
1912.  The colours of existing degrees would then be:
*-
University Blue - Ridgeway: Helvetia, IX
B.S.A. Maize   - Ridgeway: Primrose yellow,XXX
B.A.Sc. Red    - Ridgeway:  Scarlet Red, I
D.Sc. Purple   - Ridgeway:  Madder Violet, XXV
2. That since it will be two years before candidates
are ready for the LL.B. degree, that the final
> selection of a colour for the hood for this degree
be postponed until a later date, though the faculty
has given tentative approval to Amethyst Violet
(Ridgeway, XI).
* 3. That the border of the hood for the B.H.E. degree
be of the shade known commercially as Royal
Turquoise, identified as Ridgeway, Lumiere XX.
> 4. That the border of the hood for the B.S.W. degree
be of the shade known commercially as Monsignor,
identified as Ridgeway, Aster Purple, XII.
* ^ 5. If the shade mentioned in (4) is not available,
O then that the border of the hood for the B.S.W.
degree be of the shade known commercially as Romance,
identified as Ridgeway, Alizarine Pink, XIII.
* Dean Mawdsley)
Dr. Todd    ) That this report be adopted and
that the custom of faculties
> always incorporating one prevailing colour for various degrees
be discontinued.
Carried
>
On Examination Results for Graduation and Press Release
* After consultation with the Faculties, the Senate
Committee on Examination Results and Press Release presented
>
the following recommendations:
*. 1. That the Faculties submit to Senate at the regular
meeting in May preceding the Annual Congregation
only the examination results of the graduating
> years, including the names of all candidates for
degrees and diplomas and recommendations of
A scholarship awards affecting final year and
> graduate students.
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2. That following the meeting of Senate the usual
newspaper publicity be given to the above.
3. That the results of the lower years be left in
the hands of the Deans of the Faculties to be
dealt with after the Annual Congregation, and
that at the next regular meeting of Senate reports
be submitted including
(a) a statistical summary of the results by
years
(b) recommendations of scholarship awards affecting lower years
(c) any other recommendations arising from the
examination results.
4. That no report of the results of the lower years
be sent to the newspapers, but that the usual
statements of marks be sent to students.
5. That a full list of scholarship awards for the
previous year be published, preferably as a
separate pamphlet, for distribution at the time
of the Autumn Congregation.
Dean Buchanan)
Mr. Forward ) That this report be approved with
the exception of paragraph 4, and
that the results of all years be
published as soon as available.
Carried
On Building Programme
No new developments were reported at this time.
Requirements for University Entrance and Senior
Matriculation for 1947
As changes in the requirements for University Entrance
and Senior Matriculation had been dealt with from time to
time during the year no further changes were recommended:
Dean Buchanan)
Dr. Ewing   ) That the Requirements for University Entrance and Senior Matriculation for 1947 be approved and
publication authorized.
Carried 1203
February 20th ,1946.
Certain recommendations were received from the University Committee on Physical Education together with a proposed Programme in Physical Education for inclusion in the
Calendar for 1946-47.  After considerable discussion
Dr. Warren  )
Dean Buchanan) That these recommendations and the
proposed programme for Physical
Education be tabled until a report
on the results of the present programme as carried on during the
Session 194 5-46 has been received:
that the report of the Committee be
referred to the Faculties for
approval and also to the Senate
Committee on the Manner in Which a
Department of Physical Education May
be Set Up and Administered before
being dealt with by Senate.
Carried
Speaker for the Spring Congregation
The Secretary read a communication from the President
stating that President A. W. Trueman of the University of
Manitoba had consented to give the Congregation address at
the Annual Spring Congregation on May l6th.
A statement was received giving the registration
figures for the Special Winter Session for ex-service
personnel.
A letter was received from the Hon. G. M. Weir thanking
Senate for the congratulations sent him upon his appointment
as Minister of Education.
A letter was read from Mr. P. Walker, Deputy Provincial
Secretary, suggesting that the University recognize the work
in the interests of the University of the late Dr. H.E.
Young. 1204
Dean Buchanan)
Dean Mawdsley)
February  20th,   1946.
That this  letter  be  referred to
the Board of  Governors  for
Consideration.
Carried
Dean Curtis     )
Dean Buchanan)   That,   subject to the  approval  of
the Law Society,   ex-service personnel who,   because of   the  exigencies of war service,   cannot
complete the  full two-year pre-law
course of  30  units before
September,   1946,   be admitted to the
Faculty of  Law with three units
outstanding provided  they remove
this condition  before September,
1947.
Carried
Mr.   Forward)
Mr.   Gage       )  That  certain minor changes be made
in the  material  for  the  Calendar
under the   course in  Engineering
Physics,   in the Faculty of Applied
Science section.
Carried
From the Faculty of Arts and  Science
That the Faculty of Arts and Science recommended that
three units  credit   as a Third or fourth Year course in
History   be authorized for the Workshop  in International
Relations to  be offered under the  Department  of Extension
in the Summer Session,  1946.
Workshop in International Relations
A survey of major current
field of international relati
attention to Canadian-United
the larger framework of world
following subject matter will
Political, economic and finan
organization. Specific areas
to world organization: Canad
Canada and the United States;
Latin America;  Europe;   Russia
developments  in the
ons,  with particular
States   relations within
organization.    The
be included:
cial aspects of world
and  their relation
a and   the  Commonwealth;
the United States and
Asia. 1205
February 20th, 1946.
The Workshop has been established on the suggestion of the Canada-United States Committee on Education and is intended to bring together in study,
discussion and social activities teachers and students from the western Canadian provinces and the
western United States, with a view to strengthening
understanding between the two countries.
15 hours a week for five weeks (July 2nd to
August 2nd) Mr. Tomlinson, Director, with special
lecturers.  3 units.
Dean Buchanan)
Mr. Gage    ) That three units of credit be
allowed this course.
Carried
The  Faculty  of Arts and Science presented a recommendation that the  following  sentence in the Calendar regulation regarding the re-reading of examination papers be
deleted:
"A re-reading of an examination paper will be
granted only with the  consent of the head of
the department  concerned."
Dean Buchanan)
Dean Clement   )  That this recommendation be
approved as applied to all
Faculties.
Carried
The Secretary read a letter from the Chairman notifying Senate that Dr.   M.  A.   Cameron had been appointed as a
representative of the University on the High School Accrediting Board to replace Dean D.   Buchanan,   resigned.
A letter was read from the Canadian Club of Vancouver
offering to provide funds for a lectureship at the University under certain proposed conditions.
Mr.   A.E.Lord)
Dean Clement)   That this  offer be referred to the
President and the  Board of Governors
and  a letter of  thanks be sent to 1206
February 20th, 1946.
the secretary of the Canadian Club.
Carried
A letter was read from the Vancouver Board of Trade
transmitting a resolution asking the University to establish a Chair of Architecture and Town Planning.
Mr.  A.E.Lord)
Dr.   Lett )   That  the  letter be received and
forwarded to the  Board of Governors.
Carried
The meeting adjourned.
Secretary.
Chairman.     C/

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