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[Meeting minutes of the Senate of The University of British Columbia] 1935-05-08

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Wednesday, May 8th, 1935
The fourth regular meeting of the Senate of The
University of British Columbia for the session 1934-35
was held on Wednesday, May 8th, 1935, at 9:00 a.m., in
the Board and Senate Room*
Present: President L. S. Klinck (in the Chair),
Dean F. M. Clement, Acting D#an J. M. Turnbull* Dean D*
Buchanan, Mr. E. A. Lloyd, Dr. G. G. Moe, Dr. H. F. G.
Letson, Mr. H. F. Angus, Dr. A. H. Hutchinson, Mr. J.
Newton Harvey, Mr. H. N. MacCorkindale, Rev. Dr. J. G.
Brown, Mr. H. T. Logan, Dr. G. G. Sedgewick, Miss M. L.
Bollert, Miss A. B. Jamieson, His Honour J. D. Swanson,
Dr. C. Killam, Dr. Evlyn F. Farris, Mr. Sydney Anderson
and Miss Isobel Harvey.
Mr. Harvey)
Dr. Letson) That the minutes of the third regular
meeting of February 20th, 1935, and of
the special meeting of April 10th,
1935, be taken as read, and adopted.
Expressions of regret at their inability to be
present at the meeting were received from Mr. J. C. Oliver,
Principal P. H. Elliott, Mr. F. H. Wilkin and Rev. Dr.
W. H. Vance.
The Chairman referred to the death of Mrs. Elliott,
wife of Principal Elliott of Victoria College, and suggested that a letter of condolence be sent to Mr. Elliott.
Miss Jamieson)
Dr. Buchanan } That a letter of Condolence be sent
to Principal Elliott.
The Chairman asked Dr. Sedgewick and the Secretary of
Senate to prepare and send the letter to Mr. Elliott. 407.
Wednesday, May 8th, 1935
A letter from the President was read stating that
the Honourable T. D. Pattullo, Premier of the Province of
British Columbia, would give the Congregation address on
May 9th, 1935.
Sessional Examination Results
The Sessional Examination Results were presented:-
Faculty of Arts and Science - by Dean Buchanan
Victoria College - by Dean Buchanan
Faculty of Applied Science - by Acting Dean Turnbull
Faculty of Agriculture - by Dean Clement.
These were considered section by section and
adopted, and released to the press.
Special action was taken as follows:-
Faculty of Arts and Science
Dean Buchanan stated that several students were not
able to pay their graduation fees. Two or three members
of Senate agreed to advance the necessary funds as loans
to these students.
Dean Buchanan called attention to the case of Mr.
Eric F. Lee, First Year student, who had not paid his
second term fees, but who, notwithstanding this, had
written the sessional examinations.
Dean Buchanan)
Dr. Brown    ) That adjustment of Mr. Lee*s
standing be left in the hands of
the Chair*
A resolution was presented: 408.
Wednesday, May 8th, 1935
That under calendar regulations in regard to a
student failing twice in the work of a year
John R. Worthington be required to discontinue
attendance at the University.
Dean Buchanan)
Dean Clement ) That in view of his unsatisfactory
work, Worthington be asked to discontinue his attendance at the
The Dean reported that a case of impersonation at
examination had been referred to the Faculty Council for
Examination results in the Teacher Training Course
were not ready for submission to Senate.
Dean Buchanan)
Dr. Hutchinson) That the Chair be authorized to
approve these results when
Faoulty of Applied Science
Attention was called to the excellent work done by
Ronald Woodard Klinck and Walter John Lind, candidates
for the degree of Master of Applied Science.
It was agreed that the names of C. Dennett Bryson
and Cecil G. Killam, Seoond Year, each of whom had
failed in four subjects, be transferred from the
"Failed" list to the list of "Passed with Supplementals'*.
Mr. Turnbull)
Dr. Letson  ) That Allen M. Brent be required to
withdraw from the Faculty.
Carried >
Wednesday, May 8th, 1935
Mr. Turnbull)
Dr. Letson  ) That Edward G. Hemsworth, of Fourth
Year Applied Science, be required
to withdraw from the Faculty.
Dean Buchanan)
Mr.   Turnbull   )
That   the   Chair be   empowered  to
authorize   any  re-adjustments   in
the   reports  of   the  Faculties.
Report on Prizes and Scholarships
Sessional Awards
Mr. Logan presented the recommendations of the
Faculties in reference to sessional awards of Scholarships,
Prizes, Bursaries and Medals.
Mr. Logan)
Mr. Angus)
That the awards of Prizes, Scholarships, Bursaries and Hedals be made
as recommended and the information be
released to the press.
Dr. Sedgewick )
Judge Swanson ) That the matter of the University
Book Prize be referred to the
Committee on Scholarships and
Prizes, for consideration.
Hiss Jamieson)
Hiss Harvey  ) That Senate express to members of
the Faculties its appreciation not
only for the work done in connection with the results of the
sessional examinations but for the
form in which these were presented.
V 410.
Wednesday,  May  8th,   1935
Items  dealt  with at  the   speoial   meeting  of  Senate  on
April   10th,   and   subject   to  confirmation
Co-operation  of  the  Connaught  Laboratories,  University  of   Toronto,   the  Provincial Board  of   Health  of
British Columbia   and  The   University  of  British
Report  of  Committee   on Prizes  and  Scholarships,-
i.     The  B'nia B'rith Auxiliary  No.   77  Scholarship
ii.   The  Inter-Sorority  Alumnae   Club Bursary
Dr. Sedgewick)
Dean Buchanan) That the action taken at the
special meeting of Senate be
Notices of Appointment of Committees
On Senate Elections, 1936
Dean Buchanan, Chairman
Dean Clement
Mr. Lord
To consider what form the Celebration of the 21st
Anniversary of the Opening of the University
might take	
Mr. Sherwood Lett, Chairman
Dr. C. Killam
Dr. G. G. Sedgewick
Dr. H. F. G. Letson
Mr. P. A. Boving
Miss Isobel Harvey
From the Board of Governors
Balance Sheet and Statement of Receipts and Dis-
Bursements, March 31st, 19 55
Dr.   Sedgewick)
Mr.  Anderson   )   That   the   statement be   received
and  filed.
Carried .*♦,
Wednesday, May 8th, 1935
Mr. Harvey)
Dr. Killam) That the Board be requested to make
available copies of the financial
statement for individual members of
the Senate•
Statute   of  Prohibition  re   Inter-Faculty  Student
Approved  at  meeting   on April   29th,   1935
The B'nia B'rith Auxiliary No.   77   Scholarship
Acceptance  approved  at meeting on April   29th,
Change   in  name  -   Department  of  Bacteriology
1   - Recommendation  that   the  name  of   the   Department
of Bacteriology be  changed to  Department  of
i Bacteriology and Preventive  Medicine  approved
i  ■>  ' at  meeting  on April   29th,   1935.
„ v* Appointment of Committees and representatives on
University Committees — Session 1935-36
Dr. Killam)
Mr. Harvey) That the Chair be authorized to
nominate members of the Standing
Committees ef Senate and representatives on University committees and
to present nominations at the first
meeting in the fall.
|* . A letter was received from Mr. John P. Babcock in
acceptance of the honorary degree of Doctor of Laws
tendered to him by Senate.
A letter was received from Dr. S. J. Willis, Superintendent of Education, inviting the Senate to nominate
three representatives to act upon a committee to consider the question of accrediting of High Schools* 412.
Wednesday, May 8th, 1935
Dr. Sedgewick)
Hiss Jamieson) That the Chair be empowered to
make such appointments*
Reports of Committees
On Calendar
Dr. Hutchinson presented the material for the
calendar for 1935-56 together with a synopsis of the
principal changes.
In this connection attention was drawn to the
renewal or continuance of the Beverley Cayley Scholarship
to be maintained by the executors under the will of the
late Mrs. Cayley, and the necessary calendar announcement
was included in the material presented.
Dr. Hutchinson)
Dean Buchanan ) That the Calendar be approved.
To have the University recognized by Institutions
In the British Empire. - Report presented for
•* The Universities Bureau of the British Empire has
offered to take whatever action may be necessary to
obtain recognition of the University by institutions in
the British Empire, and has obtained the approval of the
Institution of Electrical Engineers for our degree in
Electrical Engineering or a degree with passes in the
subjects prescribed by the Institution.
Further steps, by way of submitting copies of our
Matriculation requirements, University calendar, examination question papers and samples of work done, are
being taken in regard to the application for recognition
by the Institution of Civil Engineers." J    413.
Wednesday, May 8th;, 1935
On Extra-University Teaching
The Committee on Extra-University Teaching presented
an interim report.  Plans for the utilization of the
grant of $30,000 made by the Carnegie Corporation were
being prepared, and, on the recommendation of the Committee, working in consultation with a committee of the
Board of Governors, the Board of Governors had authorized
the making of a preliminary survey with a view to ascertaining the demand for adult education.  The Board also
had authorized the necessary appointments, and the investigation was being made by Dean Clement, Dr. Todd and
Dr. Warren.
Mr. Angus )
Dr. Farris) That the report be adopted.
A letter was received from the Alma Mater Society
submitting the following resolution passed by that body
on March 20th, 1935:
That in view of the fact that a great part of
the activities of the A.M.S. are oarried on in
the noon hour, from 12:00 to 1:00 o'clock and
that in the opinion of the Society one hour is
insufficient to carry out satisfactorily these
activities; therefore, be it recommended to the
Senate that the noon period be lengthened to
one-thirty o'clock.
Dean Buchanan)
Dr. Brown    ) That this matter be referred to the
Faculties for an early report to
Carried 414.
j Wednesday, Hay 8th, 1935
i^w Mr. Logan )
| Dr. Brown ) That the Secretary write to
\, Principal Vance expressing the
regret of members of Senate at
his continued absence through
illness; and also expressing the
hope that he will soon be re-
! stored to his normal health.
* Carried unanimously
I Dr. Hutohinson)
>' Dean Buchanan ) That we adjourn.
* Carried
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