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[Meeting minutes of the Senate of The University of British Columbia] 1934-10-17

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Wednesday, October 17th, 1934
The  first  regular  meeting  of  the   Senate   of  The
University of British Columbia for  the   session  1934-55
was held on Wednesday, October 17th, 1954, at 8:00 p.m.,
in the Board and Senate Room.
Present: President L. S. Klinck (in the Chair), Dean
F. H. Clement, Dean R. W. Brock, Dean D. Buchanan, Mr.
E. A. Lloyd, Mr. F. A. Wilkin, Dr. H. F. G. Letson, Mr.
Henry F. Angus, Mr. J. N. Harvey, Mr. H. C. Holmes,
Mr. H. N. MacCorkindale, Mr. G. W. Clark, Rev. Dr. J. G.
Brown, Rev. Dr. W. H. Vance, Mr. H. T. Logan, Miss M. L.
Bollert, Mr. Sherwood Lett, Miss A. B. Jamieson, Mr.
P. A. Boving, Dr. C. Killam, Dr. Evlyn F. Farris and
Miss Isobel Harvey.
Expressions of regret at their inability to attend
the meeting were received from Archbishop de Pencier and
Judge F. W. Howay.
Minutes of fifth regular meeting of August 24th,1954
In a discussion of the minute in regard to courses
authorized by the Senate and submitted to the Board of
Governors for approval it was agreed that the term
"resolution" should be used in place of the word
Mr. Harvey)
Dr. Vance ) That the minutes, as amended, be
On a question of privilege, Dean Brock called
attention to the use of the word "new" as relating to
courses Geology 50, 51, 52, 55 and 54 and pointed out
that these were graduate courses which had been given
in the past but were to appear in the calendar of 1954-35 559.
Wednesday, October 17th, 1954
for the first time.  Dean Brock asked that this fact be
noted and recorded in the minutes of Senate.
Dean Brock)
Mr. Wilkin) That it be so recorded.
Dr. Killam)
Dr. Letson) That the minutes of the special
meeting of September 4th and of the
special meeting of September 28th,
1954, be taken as read, and adopted.
For the information of Senate, a statement of the
enrollment as at October 17th, 1954, was submitted.
Appointment of Committees
Nominations by President Klinck for Standing Committees and Representatives on University Committees
for 1954-55 were presented as follows:
Committee on Calendar
Dr. A. H. Hutchinson
Dr. H. F. G. Letson
Mr. E. A. Lloyd
Dr. Evlyn F. Farris
Mr. G. W. Clark
Press Committee
Dr. H. F. G. Letson
Mr. H. N. MacCorkindale
Committee on Honorary Degrees
Judge F. W. Howay
Dr. Evlyn F. Farris
Dr. R. W. Brock
Dr. G. G. Sedgewick
Dr. D. Buchanan 360.
Wednesday, October 17th, 1954
Committee on Extra-University Teaching
Dr. R. W. Brock
Dr. D. Buchanan
Dean F. M. Clement
Mr. H. F. Angus
Dr. Evlyn F. Farris
Co-ordinating Committee of the Board of Governors
and the Senate
The Most Reverend A. U. de Pencier
Dr. A. H. Hutchinson
University Committee on Public Relations
Mr. Sidney Anderson (appointed by
Senate May 9, 1954, for 1954-55)
University Committee on Management of the Gymnasium
Mr. A. E. Lord
Mr. Clark    )
Dean Buchanan) That these appointments be
To consider communication from the Vancouver Sun re
Publication and Release of Examination Results
(Notice of Appointment)
Dr. H. F. G. Letson
Mr. H. N. MacCorkindale
Dr. A.. H. Hutchinson
Mr. E. A. Lloyd
Mies A. B. Jamieson
Library Committee - Nominations by the Faculties
Faculty of Arts and Science
Dr. MacDonald
Mr. Soward
Dr. Seyer r
Wednesday, October 17th, 1954
Faculty of Applied Science
Mr. Finlay
Faculty of Agriculture
Dr. Moe
Dean Buchanan)
Dean Clement ) That these nominations be approved,
From the Board of Governors
Acceptance of offer of Scholarship in Chemistry
from Mrs. Lily Alice Lefevre - approved.
A special Junior Matriculation Scholarship of
$150 for Alair Lips, Junior Matriculant of
Kitsumgallum Superior School, Terrace, B. C,
Courses in Geology - Board action of May 28, 1954,
rescinded; the status of these courses for the
academic year 1954-55 to be the same as for 1955-54.
Offer of Carnegie Corporation -  Report as adopted
and amended by Senate adopted by Board.  Acknowledgment of projects submitted by the University received from the Carnegie Corporation together with
statement in reference to payment of the grant.
Correspondence Course in History 12; held over to
regular meeting of Board on October 29, 1954.
Prizes, Scholarships and Bursaries
A list of the
Summer Awards of Prizes and Scholarships, made by
the Chairman of Senate upon the recommendation of
the Joint Faculty Committee in conformity with the
resolution of Senate, December 18th, 1929, was
submitted for the information of Senate.
Award of Special Bursaries
The sum of $4,500 had been made available by the
Board of Governors for special bursaries.  A list
of the awards made to fdrty-nine students in amounts
ranging from $25 to $150, on the recommendation of
the Committee on Prizes and Scholarships, was
presented. 568.
Wednesday, October 17th, 1954
Appreciation was expressed to the Committee for the
great amount of work they had done and the thorough and
efficient way in which they had accomplished the task of
interviewing and selecting candidates for these awards.
Mr. G. W. Clark made reference to the High School
Teachers' Association loan fund which had been available
for the past two years and which, he understood, was
still available.
The Committee recommended that three bursaries of
$100 each be awarded to,-
Mary Alice Hagen
John Stafford Kendrick
Perclval Herbert Mallett
from Royal Institution funds and two bursaries of
$100 each to,-
John G. Light
Douglas Cole Malcolm
from the Returned Soldiers' Fund.
Mr.   Logan        )
Dr.   Buchanan)   That   these   grants  be   recommended
to   the  Board.
From the Faculty of Arts and Science
Dean Buchanan presented the report of the Director
of the Summer Session in regard to the Fifteenth Summer
Session, for the information.of Senate.
Dean Buchanan)
Mr. Clark    ) That this report be received and
approved by Senate.
Carried 363.
Wednesday, October 17th, 1934
From the Faculty of Agriculture
David Thorn Fund
That the statement in reference to "The David
Thorn Fund" (calendar, page 50) be amended to
read $1200.00 and that the following statement
be added,-
A sum of $500.00 has been set aside to
assist students registered in the
Occupational Course in the Faculty of
After a discussion as to the jurisdiction of the
Senate in the matter of loans,-
Dean Clement)
Hr. Angus   ) That the resolution of the Faculty
of Agriculture be passed directly
to the Board of Governors.
From the Faculties
A report was received in regard to Supplemental
Examinations, Special Examinations and Re-Readings,
together with the marks of all candidates.
Dean Buchanan)
Hr. J. N. Harvey) That this report be adopired-*
Candidates for degrees and diplomas
A report was received in reference to students who,
since the Congregation of May 10th, 1954, had completed
courses for degrees or diplomas.  The results were pre-
Faculty of Arts and Science - by Dean Buchanan
Faculty of Applied Science  - by Dean Brock
Faculty of Agriculture     - by Dean Clement.
se were considered section by section and adopted, 564.
Wednesday, October 17th, 1954
Reports of Committees
On Extra-University Teaching
In the matter of ordinary Extension lectures the
Committee is continuing until Christmas the ordinary
practice of preceding years.  In particular approval has
been given to the arrangement of courses of lectures by
certain members of the Faculty under the auspices of the
Vancouver School Board and the British Columbia Electric
Railway Company for the fall term 1954.
In the matter of the request made by Mr. E.S. H.
Winn, Chairman, and Stanley A. Bligh, Esq., Secretary of
the B. C. Musical Competition Festival to meet the Committee of Senate with a view to securing financial support, it was agreed that no action could be taken until
after the proposed re-organization of Extra University
Dean Brock  )
Dean Clement) That the report be adopted.
It was understood and agreed that the working out
» of the details of plans in connection with Adult Education
as provided in the Carnegie Corporation Grant should come
under this Committee.
On Inter-Faculty Student Fights - Statute of
Dr. Killam made a progress report.  The Committee
felt that they should not complete their work in the
preparation of a statute until after a decision had been
given in an appeal case now before the Courts.  This
decision might affect the decision of the University of
British Columbia and it might also necessitate the
Senate Committee obtaining the advice of the University
solicitor in regard to the statute itself and the advisability of passing it*  The Committee asked that they
be given power to continue their work and to obtain the
advice of the University solicitor if necessary.
Dr. Killam)
Dean Brock) That the request be granted.
__ 565.
Wednesday, October 17th, 1954
On Publication and Release of Examination Results -
Request of Vancouver Sun
That the Press be furnished with examination
results prior to their ratification by Senate
subject to the following conditions,-
1. That the Registrar shall determine when the
lists are in proper form to be put in the
hands of the Press.
2. That the Press give a written undertaking,-
(a) That no results whatever will be
published until approved by Senate.
(b) That all corrections and amendments
made by Senate shall be incorporated
before any release is made to the
That the meeting of Senate for passing on
examination results be held at 9 a.m.
Dr. Letson      )
Mr. MacCorkindale) That the report be adopted.
A letter was received from the Provincial Parent-
Teacher Federation of B. C. containing a statement in
reference to students who had been awarded Home Economics
Bursaries.  (For the information of Senate.)
A letter from the Provincial Parent-Teacher Federation of B. C. was presented, together with a copy of a
resolution sent by the Federation to the Board of
"That we urge the Governing Body of the University
of British Columbia to consider the awarding of
Bursaries from the University loan Fund to such
British Columbia students who wish to take a Home
Economics Degree in another University." 566.
Wednesday, October 17th, 1954
Dr. Vance)
Mr. Clark) That this communication be received
and filed.
A   letter  was   received  from Mr.   Jerrald  Potts
requesting: permission  to   re-print   and  publish
examination papers.
Dr. Vance)
Mr. Clark) That the letter be acknowledged and
the matter referred to a small committee to be appointed by the Chair.
Dean Brock directed attention to changes considered
necessary in the Public Health Nursing course which were
not included in the Calendar:-
A two-unit course in Education to be given by Mr.
Black in place of the two one-unit courses previously offered, and a two-unit course in Preventable
Diseases and Epidemiology to be given by Dr. Amyot
instead of the two one-unit courses previously
Dean Brock)
Mr. Wilkin) That subject to the approval of the
Faculty of Applied Science, Senate
approve of these slight changes in
the courses as published in the
Mr. MacCorkindale asked for information as to why
the course in Philosophy 9, which a large number of
teachers desired to take as an Extra-Sessional subject,
had not been offered.  A general discussion followed
in regard to the regulations governing the giving of
Extra-Sessional and Summer Session courses. 567.
Wednesday, October 17th, 1954
Dr. Vance )
Mr. Boving) That we adjourn.
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