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 Wednesday, September 10, 1969
5091
The first regular meeting of the Senate of the University of British
Columbia for the Session 1969-70 was held on Wednesday, September 10,
1969 at 8:00 p.m. in the Board and Senate Room, Administration Building.
Present: President W. H. Gage (Chairman), Chancellor A. M. McGavin,
Dr. A. E. Aho, Deputy President W. M. Armstrong, Dr. C S. Belshaw,
Mr. R. M. Bibbs, Mr. S. Black, Rev. J. Blewett, Mrs. A. Brearley, Dr. T. H.
Brown, Mr. J. F. Cairnie, Mr. C. M. Campbell Jr., Dr. S. D. Cavers,
Dr. J. D. Chapman, Dr. D. H. Chitty, Dr. R. M. Clark, Dr. M. F. Clarke,
Dean G. F. Curtis, Dr. R. Daniells, Mr. W. A. Ferguson, Rev. R. W. Finn,
Acting Dean W. D. Finn, Dr. S. M. Friedman, Dr. R. F. Gray, Mr. I. F.
Greenwood, Dr. N. A. Hall, Dr. S. Israels, Dr. R. F. Kelly, Dr. J. M.
Kennedy, Acting Dean D. T. Kenny, Dr. W. D. Kitts, Mrs. W. T. Lane,
Mrs. J. MacD. Lecky, Mr. S. S. Lefeaux, Dean S. W. Leung, Dr. A. J. McClean,
Dean Helen McCrae, Dean J. F. McCreary, Dr. M. F. McGregor, Mr. K. R.
Martin, Mr. J, R. Meredith, Mr. D. F. Miller, Acting Dean B, N. Moyls,
Dr. J. M. Norris, Dr. H. P. Oberlander, Dean V. J. Okulitch, Mr. R. F.
Osborne, Mr. P. Plant, Dr. R. A. Restrepo, Dean B. E. Riedel, Dr. G.
Rosenbluth, Dr. I. Ross, Mr. S. A. Rush, Mr. G. R. Selman, Dr. R. F.
Sharp, Dean M. Shaw, Acting Dean C. E. Smith, Dr. J. H. G. Smith, Dr. J. D.
Spouge, Dr» J. K. Stager, Mr. B. Stuart-Stubbs, Mr. B. B. Trevlno,
Dr. G. M. Volkoff, Dr. H. V. Warren, Dr. W. A. Webber, Dean P. H. White,
Mr. D. R. Williams, Dr. W. E. Willmott, Rev. R. A. Wilson.
Osbervers: Mr. J. A. Banham, Miss D. Hopper, Mr. T. A. Myers,
Mr. P. Thompson.
Messages of regret for their inability to attend were received from
The Hon. E. D. Fulton, Dean J. A. F. Gardner, Dr. W. C. Gibson, Mr. J.
Guthrie, Mr. J. V. Rogers, Dean N. V. Scarfe, Dr. A. D. Scott, Mr. M.
Waldman.
Minutes of the Previous Meeting
Mr. Meredith  )   That the Minutes oh the tenth regular
Dean Okulitch )   meeting oh Senate hor the Session
1968-69, having been circulated, be
taken as read and adopted.
Carried
The Chairman welcomed the new Chancellor, Mr. A. M. McGavin. Wednesday, September 10, 1969
5092
Notification of approval of Senate Recommendations - subject, where
applicable, to the necessary funds being available
(i) New courses and course changes recommended by the Faculty of
Arts,  (pages 5043-44)
(ii)    Ph.D. programme in Business Administration in the field of
Accounting recommended by the Faculty of Graduate Studies
and supported by the New Programmes Committee, (page 5055)
(iii)   Ph.D. and M.Sc Programmes in Astronomy to be offered through
the Department of Geophysics, as recommended by the Faculty of
Graduate Studies and supported by the New Programmes Committee,
(page 5055)
(iv)    The name of the Institute of Fisheries to be changed to The
Institute of Animal Resource Ecology, as recommended by the
Faculty of Graduate Studies and supported by the New Programmes
Committee,  (page 5056)
(v) New courses and course changes recommended by the Faculty of
Science,  (page 5045)
(vi)    New courses and course changes recommended by the Faculty of
Graduate Studies and approved by the Senate Curriculum Committee,
(page 5064)
(vii)   M.Sc. degree in Surgery to be offered by the Faculty of
Graduate Studies as recommended by the New Programmes Committee,
(page 5075)
(viii)  Ph.D. degree in Business Administration in the field of
Management Science to be offered by the Faculty of Graduate
Studies, as recommended by the New Programmes Committee,
(page 5075)
(ix)    Ph.D. degree in Community and Regional Planning to be offered by
the Faculty of Graduate Studies, subject to the conditions set
out by the New Programmes Committee, (page 5076)
(x) Course and curriculum proposals recommended by the School of
Architecture (approved subject to no objections being raised
by the Senate Curriculum Committee).  (pages 5089 and 5095)
(xi)    New courses and course changes in Management Science recommended
by the Faculty of Commerce & Business Administration,
(page 5089) Wednesday, September 10, 1969
5093
Notification of approval of Senate Recommendations - subject, where
applicable, to the necessary funds being available (Continued)
(xii)   A new designation - a "Licentiate" - to be awarded in respect of
full-time post-graduate programmes that do not fall within the
ambit of the Faculty of Graduate Studies or in respect of which
a degree is already granted.
Successful candidates in the post-graduate programme in
Accounting which the Senate approved in February 1969 shall
be awarded the designation of "Licentiate in Accounting" or in
abbreviated form "Lic.Acct.".  (page 5079-5081)
(xiii)  Change in regulations governing the M.A.Sc. degree as recommended
by the Faculty of Graduate Studies,  (page 5082)
(xiv)   New courses recommended by the Faculty of Graduate Studies and
approved by the Senate Curriculum Committee,  (page 5089)
(xv)    Changes in Biochemistry requirements recommended by the Faculty
of Medicine and approved by the Senate Curriculum Committee,
(page 5089)
(xvi) Course and curriculum proposals recommended by the Faculty of
Pharmaceutical Sciences and approved by the Senate Curriculum
Committee,  (page 5090)
(xvii)  Changes in Social Services - Social Policy sequence; elective
alternatives to Social Work 604; and alternative programme to
Social Work 606 for former students with incomplete theses,
recommended by the School of Social Work and approved by the
Senate Curriculum Committee,  (page 5090)
(xviii) Extra-Sessional courses recommended by the Faculties of Education,
Science and Arts,  (page 5084-5085)
Annual Financial Report of the University, 1968-69
As required under Section 50 of the Universities Act, the Board
of Governors had forwarded to Senate a copy of the Annual Financial
Report, Balance Sheet and Financial Statements of the University,
March 31, 1969. Wednesday, September 10, 1969
5094
Committee on Prizes, Scholarships and Bursaries
Mr. Miller        )
Dr. McGregor    )
That the new awards and changes in awards
be accepted, subject to the approval oh the
Board oh Governors, and that letters oh thanks
be sent to the donors.
Carried
New Programmes Committee
Proposal of the School of Rehabilitation Medicine  that the B.S.R.
degree be granted after four years of University study
Dr.  Belshaw      )
Dr.   Friedman    )
That Senate concur with the recommendation
oh the New Programmes Committee that the
prerequisite year oh post-secondary study be
incorporated into the School oh Rehabilitation
Medicine, that the B.S.R. degree be granted at
the end oh hoai y<L<vu> oh study in the School
(end oh the present three year programme) and
that students who have already completed these
studies be awarded the degree upon application
and the payment oh an appropriate tjee.
Carried
During the discussion concern was expressed at the apparent lack of
opportunity for elective academic courses in some of the professional
degree programmes such as the B.S.R.
Proposal of the Faculty of Graduate Studies to offer an M.A.
in Linguistics
degree
Dr. Moyls  )
Dr. Norris )
That Senate concur with the recommendation oh
the New Programmes Committee in approving the
proposal oh the Faculty oh Graduate Studies
to ohhn an M.A. degree in Linguistics.
Carried Wednesday, September 10, 1969
5095
New Programmes Committee  (Continued)
Proposal of the Faculty of Graduate Studies to offer Ph.D. programmes
in Chinese and Japanese
Dr. Moyls     ) That Senate concur with the recommendation oh
Dr. Norris   ) the New Programmes Committee in approving the
proposal oh the Faculty oh Graduate Studies
to ohhe-1 Ph.d. programmes in Chinese and
Japanese.
Carried
Curriculum Committee
The School of Architecture proposal to offer Architecture 305 as
"The Discovery of the City" was referred to the Committee to determine
if the course would be an unnecessary duplication of courses already
being offered.
Dr. Hall said that there may be a measure of duplication apparent
later in the year as plans go forward in the Arts II programme. However
at the present time the Committee is atisfied that the course should be
offered as proposed.
Concern was expressed that courses of this type, that must necessarily
draw upon members of other departments to provide the breadth of resource
material needed, could well become unreasonably burdensome to faculty
already fully occupied with their own departmental duties.
Committee on Enrolment Policy
Dean White presented the report of the Committee. He characterized
the report as interim in that there were many other problems on enrolment
still under consideration. The report made four proposals: Wednesday, September 10, 1969
5096
Committee on Enrolment Policy (Continued)
(i)   That enrolment in the First Year be set at approximately 3400
for September 1970, and that each Faculty be requested to
recommend to the Senate a specific limit to its First Year
enrolment within the overall limit.
(ii)  That an "early admissions" policy be implemented for admission
from Grade 12.
(iii) That Faculties be requested to recommend standards of admission
to the Second Year either on promotion from First Year or on
transfer from other institutions,
And in respect of students already at the University -
(iv)      That a student be required to withdraw from University if he
does not complete satisfactorily at least sixty per cent of a
full year's programme in the Faculty in which he registered at
the beginning of the session;  that a student  registered for
less  than a full year's programme be required to withdraw from
the University if he does not complete satisfactorily all
courses taken;  that  these rules not apply where a student's
performance has been affected by ill-health or for other
reasons beyond his control.
Dean White       ) That proposals  (i),  (ii)  and (iii) be approved.
Mr.  Williams    )
There was considerable discussion:
Proposal  (i)  - a quota on First Year enrolment for September 1970.
Disappointment was expressed at  the paucity of data concerning the
capacity of the University to provide  facilities  for students entering
from Grade  12.    On the other hand fears were voiced that the quality of Wednesday, September 10, 1969
5097
Committee on Enrolment Policy
Proposal (i) (Continued)
education had already deteriorated because of overcrowding.  It was
argued that from the point of view of quality of education being
provided, evidence of the need to restrict enrolment was indisputable.
Although the demand for places in the First Year for 1970 could
not be forecast with certainty because of the probable opening of
two new regional colleges in that year (West Fraser Valley - "Douglas"
and Kamloops) it appeared that the maximum effect would be the diverting
of 600 students to other institutions and that possibly as few as 9% of
qualified applicants would be rejected.  In the First Year class of
3400 there would likely be few, if any, with averages on admission below
65%.
The quota was recommended as "approximately 3400" in order that
there could be some flexibility.  Flexibility would permit accommodation
of students with special problems, an example of which would be older
students who had completed matriculation some years ago.
Some concern was expressed that Faculties might take a selfish
attitude and ask for unreasonable restrictions.
Mr. Ferguson )    That the words "and that each Faculty be
Dr. Aho    )    requested to recommend to the Senate a
specihic limit to its First Year enrolment
within overall limits" be struck hiom
proposal (i)
It was explained that the Faculties were to be asked for information
on which could be based a reasonable allocation of numbers to each but
that no restriction would be permitted beyond that recommended by Senate.
The amendment was lost. Wednesday, September 10, 1969
5098
Committee on Enrolment Policy (Continued)
Proposal (ii) - It was explained that the majority of Grade 12 students
could be assured of acceptance by June on the basis of their school
standing at Easter with confirmation following issuance of the final
results in July by the Department of Education.  A minority of students
would be required to await the July issuance of standing before being
notified of their status.  Initially the University would rely on
estimating "shrinkage" in issuing acceptance notices.  In later years
a procedure for permitting firm early acceptance would undoubtedly
become necessary.
Proposal (iii) - This proposal was intended to produce information
from the Faculties in order that a quota might be considered at the
Second Year level.
The motion was put and carried.
Dean White )      That recommendation (iv)  be approved.
Dr. Warren )
The proposal represented a modest minimum standard of performance
by students in attendance.  Since facilities were overtaxed it was
agreed that students should not be permitted to continue attendance if
their performance did not reach this modest level.
The motion was carried. Wednesday, September 10, 1969
5099
Memorial Statement on Dr. Theodore Harding Boggs
The Tributes Committee, chaired by Dean Curtis, had prepared the
following statement in accordance with the custom of Senate, in
recognition by the University and the Senate of the late Theodore
Harding Boggs:
IN MEMORIAM
THEODORE HARDING BOGGS
Theodore Harding Boggs, who served The University of
British Columbia as Professor of Economics and Head of the
Department of Economics, Sociology and Political Science from
1916-1930, died June 10, 1969, at the age of eighty-seven.
Born in southern India, he was educated at Acadia and Yale
and taught at Yale and Dartmouth before his appointment to
British Columbia.  He moved to Stanford University in 1930
and remained there until his retirement in 1947. As a member
of the Faculty of The University of British Columbia he became
well known nationally as an economist and at the same time as
one of the pioneers who helped to build the young University.
He represented the Faculty of Arts and Science on Senate from
1918 to 1924 and three years later was elected by Convocation
for another term. His former students remember him as a
gifted and humane teacher, his colleagues recall him as an
able administrator and a congenial companion. Upon his
retirement he settled in Ladysmith on Vancouver Island,
where he retained his deep affection and concern for The
University of British Columbia and all its affairs. The
University granted him an Honorary Degree in 1930 and he Wednesday, September 10, 1969
5100
Memorial Statement on Dr. Theodore Harding Boggs
proved to be a true and loyal Alumnus for the rest of his
life. The members of Senate, representing the University as
a whole, convey their sympathy to the surviving members of the
family.
Dean Curtis    ) That this Memorial Statement be Spread
Dr. Warren     ) on the minutes oh Senate and that a
copy be sent to close relatives.
Carried
Senate Liaison Committee on Planning Permanent Buildings
Dr. Oberlander presented a verbal progress report. The Committee
had studied proposals for an addition to the Buchanan Building and an
addition to the Library. The Committee subsequently had recommended to
the President that the Buchanan Building addition should not infringe
on present roads or treed areas and should confine itself to the area
on and surrounding the Women's Gymnasium.  The Committee had recommended
that the addition to the Library be built west of the Main Mall in the
general area of the Mathematics building (Old Arts).
Long-Range Objectives Committee
Dr. Belshaw stated that a report would be available for the
October 8 meeting.
Department of University Extension
Proposal that Senate authorize the offering of Political Science 310
Extra-sessionally,  1969-70
Mr.  Selman   ) That the extra-sessional course hor 1969-70,
Dr. Smith     ) Political Science 310, be approved, subject
to the approval oh the Faculty oh Arts.
Carried Wednesday, September 10, 1969
5101
Report of the Director of Summer Session 1969
Received for information.
Report of the Registrar on Summer Session Registration
Received for information.
Senate Membership
Senate ratified the appointment of the following representatives of
the joint faculties, to replace those on leave-of-absence or holding
ex-officio positions:
Dr. D. G. Brown, Department of Philosophy, to replace Dr. B. N.
Moyls who has been appointed Acting Dean of the Faculty of Graduate
Studies for one year from September 1, 1969.
Mr.   R.  F.  Osborne, Director,  School of Physical Education and
Recreation,  to replace Dr.  C.  A. McDowell who is on leave-of-absence
from September 1,  1969 to April 30, 1970.
Dr. S. M. Friedman, Head, Department of Anatomy, to replace Dr.
D. T. Kenny who has been appointed Acting Dean of the Faculty of
Arts from July 1, 1969 to June 30, 1970.
Dr. J. M. Norris, Department of History, to replace Dr. W. D.
Finn who has been appointed Acting Dean of the Faculty of Applied
Science.
Membership of Senate Committees
Election of  the Senate Nominating Committee  for the three-year
term 1969-72
Nominations were called for and it was agreed that a mail ballot
would be provided immediately thereafter. The following were
nominated: Wednesday, September 10, 1969
5102
Membership of Senate Committees
Election of the Senate Nominating Committee for the  three-year
term 1969-72   (Continued)
Dr. A.  E.  Aho
Dr.  S. D. Cavers
Dr.  J.  D.  Chapman
Mr. W.  A.  Ferguson
Dr. W.  D.  Finn
Dr.  S. M.   Friedman
Dr.  N.  A. Hall
Dr.  B.  N. Moyls
Dr.  J. M. Norris
Dr.  J. H. G.  Smith
Dr.  G. M.  Volkoff
Mr.  D.  R.  Williams
Dean Curtis    ) That nominations  be closed.
Dr.  Cavers      )
Carried
It was agreed that the Nominating Committee should have on its
membership two members of the Alumni, and one student. Thereupon
Dr. A. E. Aho, Mr. D. R. Williams and Mr. W. A. Ferguson were declared
elected.
Dr. Clark ) That seven members oh h^ouJity should
Mr. Williams      ) be elected.
Carried Wednesday, September 10, 1969
5103
Senate Representatives on the Board of Governors for the three-year
term 1969-72
Nominations were called for and it was agreed that a mail ballot
would be provided immediately thereafter.    The following were nominated:
Mr.  Charles M.  Campbell Jr.
Mrs.  John MacD.  Lecky
Mr. Kenneth R. Martin
Mr.  Paul Plant
Mr.  David R. Williams
Dr. Aho       ) That the nominations be accepted.
Dr.  Smith    )
Carried
Correspondence
The Chairman suggested that the letter received from the Minister
of Education concerning the use of Canadian Indian Languages as a
matriculation subject be sent to the Curriculum Committees of the
Faculties.
Other Business
Request for additional extra-sessional courses  to be offered by
the Faculty of Education.
Mr. Selman   ) That Senate approve the o^eAing oh
Dr. Smith     ) additional extra-sessional courses,
listed in Appendix 'B' subject to
the approval oh the Faculty oh
Education.
Carried Wednesday, September 10, 1969
5104
The meeting adjourned at 9:45 p.m.
The next meeting will be held on Wednesday, October 8, 1969,
A_y    Secretary
Confirmed,
Chairman. Wednesday, September 10, 1969
5105
APPENDIX 'A'
New Awards and Changes in Awards Recommended to Senate
The James Coates Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship has been established by Redstone Mines Limited
as a memorial to James Coates, a graduate in geology at The
University of British Columbia, who, during his brief professional
career made an outstanding contribution to our knowledge of the
geology of the Redstone copperbelt in the Northwest Territories.
The amount of this scholarship is $800 and it is to be awarded
annually to a graduate student in the Department of Geology
whose research is in a field related to economic geology.
R. W. Bonner Scholarship
This scholarship of $250, the gift of the Realtor Division of
the Real Estate Institute of British Columbia, is offered
annually to an undergraduate or graduate student in Commerce
and Business Administration who is taking the Real Estate
programme, has high academic standing and is deserving of
assistance to further his education. The award will be made
on the recommendation of the Faculty of Commerce and Business
Administration of The University of British Columbia.
Changes
Canadian Breweries Limited
Scholarships  given by Canadian Breweries Limited to the total of
$1,750 to replace in part the scholarships originally given by
Pacific Brewers' Warehousing Ltd.
Labatt Breweries of British Columbia Limited
Scholarships given by Labatt Breweries of British Columbia Limited
to the total of $1,750 to replace in part the scholarships
originally given by Pacific Brewers' Warehousing Ltd.
Molson's Capilano Brewery Ltd.
Scholarships given by Molson's Capilano Brewery Ltd. to the total
of $1,750 to replace in part the scholarships originally given by
Pacific Brewers' Warehousing Ltd. Wednesday, September 10, 1969
5106
APPENDIX 'B'
Extra-Sessional Courses, 1969-70
Faculty of Education
(a)  On Campus
Education 308
Education 401 (l*s)
Education 408 (1*$)
Education 460
Education 561
Physical Education
Programmed Instruction
Teaching the Mentally Superior
Administration
Laboratory Practicum
(b) Off Campus
Education 331
Education 332
Human Development
Psychology of Adolescence
Development and Adjustment

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