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Array Wednesday, May 13th, 1959      2688
The fourth regular meeting of the Senate of the
University of British Columbia for the Session 1958-59 was
held on Wednesday, May 13th, 1959, at 8:00 p.m., in the
Board and Senate Room, Administration Building.
Present: President N.A.M. MacKenzie (in the Chair),
Dean G.S. Allen, Dr. W.J. Anderson, Dean G.C. Andrew, Mrs.
H.F, Angus, Dr. C.G. Campbell (representing the Dean of
Medicine), Mr. K.P. Caple, Mr. A.W.R. Carrothers, Dean S.N.F.
Chant, Dr. I.McT. Cowan, Mr. L.G.R. Crouch, Dean G.F. Curtis,
Dean B.A. Eagles, Dr. G.R. Elliott, Miss M.M. Fallis, Dr.
S.M. Friedman, Dr. W.H. Gaddes, Dean W.H. Gage, Mr. B.C.
Gillie, Mr. H.C. Gilliland, Mr. C.C. Gourlay, Dr. F.H.
Johnson, Mr. J.S. Keate, Mr. F.M. Knapp, Col. H.T. Logan,
Dr. M.F, McGregor, Dean E.D, MacPhee, Dean A.W. Matthews,
Dean M.D. Mawdsley, Acting-Dean J.F, Muir, Mr. N.T, Nemetz,
Dr. F.P. Patterson, Mrs. L.E. Ranta, Dr. B. Savery, Dean
N.V. Scarfe, Rev. W.S. Taylor, Dr. H.V. Warren, Mr. A.A.
Webster, Mr. L.G.J. Wong, Dr. C.A.H. Wright, Dr. S.H.
Zbarsky, Dr. J.K. Friesen, Mr. N. Harlow and Mr. J.F. McLean.
The President welcomed Mr, Gillie who was present for the
first time since his accident.  Dr. G.W. Marquis was present
by invitation to answer questions on the proposed programme
in Music.
Messages of regret for their inability to be
present were received from Mr. C.B. Bourne, Mr. J.M. Buchanan,
Very Rev. H. Carr, Dr. W.H. Hickman, Dr. R.D. James, Dr.
J.E.A. Kania, Mr. L.J. Ladner, Dean J.F. McCreary, Mr. F.A. Wednesday, May 13th, 1959     2689
Morrison, Dr. F, Noakes, Mr. H.N. Parrott, Dr. H.L. Purdy,
Dr. R.F. Sharp, Dean G.M. Shrum, Dean F.H. Soward, Dr. R.W.
Wellwood and the Rev. H.F. Woodhouse.
Minutes of the Previous Meeting
Dean Gage       )
Dean MacPhee)     That  the minutes of the  third regular
meeting of Senate for  the  Session 1958-59,
having been circulated,   be  taken as  read
and adopted.
Carried.
Delegation from Students* Council
A delegation from the Students' Council, consisting
of Messrs, P. Meekison, President; J. Meekison, Second Member-
at-Large; and J, Horsman, Co-ordinator of Publications,
waited upon the Senate to present a brief urging the establishment of a Faculty Counselling System for First Year
students.
The delegates distributed copies of their brief.
Mr. J. Meekison explained that the Council was proposing a
system of voluntary Faculty counsellors, who would assist
First Year students by listening to their problems (academic,
financial, personal, etc.), solving the problems if possible,
or referring the students to appropriate individuals if
necessary.  This was intended not to replace the present
Counselling Service, but to reduce the load on that Service
and leave the trained Counsellors with more time to advise
students requiring professional help.
Following discussion of the proposal, and comments Wednesday, May 13th, 1959     2690
on difficulties which should be anticipated, it was agreed
that the possibility of establishing a voluntary Faculty
counselling system for First Year students should be
referred to a committee consisting of Mr. McLean (as Chairman),
Miss Fallis and Dr. McGregor, with power to add; for
discussion with Mr. J. Meekison and his colleagues, and
report or recommendation to Senate in due course.
The student delegation expressed appreciation for
the opportunity of presenting their brief, and withdrew
from the meeting.
Senate Membership
Notice of Re-appointment of the
British Columbia Teachers'
Federation Representative
The Secretary read a letter from the British
Columbia Teachers* Federation stating that Mr. H. N, Parrott
had been elected as its representative on Senate for a
three-year term from December 31st, 1958.
From the Board of Governors
Approval of Recommendations
of Senate
Notice was received that the Board of Governors,
on February 23rd, 1959, had approved new courses and
discontinuance of courses, and new awards and changes in
awards, as recommended by Senate on February llth.
i Wednesday, May 13th, 1959     2691
New Awards and Changes
in Awards. Accepted Subject
to Approval of Senate
Notice was received that the Board of Governors,
at its meetings on February 23rd, April 1st and April 28th,
1959, had approved the following new awards and changes in
awards, subject to approval of Senate:
H. A. Simons Limited Bursaries
Dr. and Mrs, J. E, Kania Scholarship
Ernestine A.M.E. Kania Memorial Scholarship
B. C. Institute of Agrologists' Bursary - increase in
value
Pemberton Securities Ltd. Scholarship
The A. P. Gardner & Co. Scholarship
British Columbia Electric - increase in value of
eighteen scholarships
The Dean B. A, Eagles Book Prizes
The International House Association Prize
Kappa Kappa Gamma Alumnae Special Bursaries
The Pi Beta Phi Fraternity, Vancouver Alumnae Club,
Scholarship
Theta Chapter of Phrateres Scholarship
The Ella J. Harrison Prize
Physics Society Book Prizes
The Stanford and Iris Wainwright Memorial Scholarship
The Prize of the Ambassador of Switzerland
The Crown Zellerbach Canada Limited Scholarship in
Medicine - increase in value.
These were all included in the group to be
presented by Dean Gage for approval later in the meeting.
From the Faculties
Results of Sessional Examinations -
Candidates for Degrees
Copies of the list of candidates for degrees, of
those who had passed in subjects written but not completed
requirements, and of those required to write supplementals,
had been circulated.  The Registrar stated that approximately
1,100 students had qualified for degrees at the Spring
Congregations. Dean Gage )
Dean Chant)
Wednesday, May I3th, 1959
2692
That the candidates listed for the various
degrees in the Faculty of Graduate Studies,
as recommended by the Faculty, be awarded
the degree for which they have qualified.
Carried.
Dean Chant )
Dr. McGregor) That the candidates listed be approved
for the degrees in the Faculty of Arts
and Science for which they have qualified.
Carried.
Dean Eagles )
Dr. Anderson)
That the candidates recommended for
degrees in the Faculty of Agriculture
be awarded the degree for which they
have qualified.
Carried.
Acting-Dean Muir)
Mr. Crouch     )
Dean Allen)
Mr. Knapp )
That the candidates listed under the
Faculty of Applied Science be
awarded the degrees for which they
have qualified.
Carried,
That the candidates recommended for degrees
in Forestry, including those in the Fifth
Year of the Sopron Division, be awarded
the degrees for which they have qualified.
Carried.
Dean Allen)
Mr. Knapp )
That the candidates in the Fourth Year
of the Sopron Division, Faculty of Forestry,
recommended for degrees upon completion of
their examinations later this week, be
awarded the degree for which they qualify.
Carried.
Dean Curtis  )
Mr. Carrothers)
That the candidates listed as having
completed the requirements for the
degree of Bachelor of Laws, be awarded
that degree.
Carried.
Dean Curtis  )
Mr. Carrothers)
That Senate confirm the standing of
the students listed as having failed
in their examinations for the degree
of Bachelor of Laws.
Carried. Dean Curtis  )
Mr. Carrothers)
Dean Matthews)
Dr. Zbarsky  )
Wednesday, May I3th, 1959      2693
That Mr. Joseph Raymond Denis Levy,
having failed twice in the examinations
for the degree of Bachelor of Laws, be
required to withdraw from the Faculty
of Law.
Carried.
That the candidates recommended as
having completed the requirements for
the degree of Bachelor of Science in
Pharmacy, be awarded that degree.
Carried.
Dr. C. G. Campbell)
Dr, Patterson    )
Dean MacPhee)
Mr. Wong
)
Dean Scarfe)
Dr. Johnson)
Dean Gage  )
Dr. McGregor)
That the candidates listed, as
recommended by the Faculty, be
granted the degree of Doctor of
Medicine.
Carried.
That the candidates listed as having
completed the requirements for the degree
of Bachelor of Commerce, be approved for
that degree.
Carried.
That the candidates listed as having
completed the requirements for the degree
of Bachelor of Education (Graduate
Programme, Secondary Programme, or
Elementary Programme), be approved for
the degree recommended.
Carried.
That the Deans of the Faculties concerned,
in consultation with the Registrar and
the Chairman of Senate, be authorized to
make any necessary corrections in the
list of candidates for the various degrees,
Carried.
Authorization for Release
of Marks - All Years
Dean Gage)
Dr. Cowan)  That the Registrar, in consultation with
the Deans of the Faculties and the Chairman
of Senate, be authorized to release marks r Wednesday, May 13th, 1959     2694
for all students, and to deal with the
results in the lower years.
Carried.
Faculty of Arts and Science -
Curriculum
Recommendations from the Faculty of Arts and Science
as to the following changes in curriculum were circulated at
the meeting:
1. That English 400 - Advanced English Composition - be
accepted for credit in a B.A. programme.
2. That an honours programme in Music be introduced for
the B.A. degree; that a new programme leading to the
degree of Bachelor of Music be introduced; that the
proposed new Music courses in Theory and Composition
(except Music 306), and courses in Music History and
Literature, be accepted for B.A. credit; that all the
proposed new Music courses be accepted for credit in
a Bachelor of Music programme with the reservation
that courses which are in essence "student activities"
or "private music lessons" be given further consideration
before being accepted for credit.
3. That the establishment of a School of Librarianship
under the jurisdiction of the Faculty of Arts and
Science be approved in principle; that this School be
organized in a manner parallel to the organization
of other Schools of the Faculty; and that, in the
first instance, the curriculum of the new School be
submitted to the Faculty of Arts and Science for
approval, and thereafter, the procedure be the same
as that followed in other Schools of the Faculty.
The new courses proposed in Music were described
'-■* as follows:
Theory and Composition
Music 100 (3) - Theory of Music I
107 (3) - Composition I
200 (3) - Theory of Music II
207 (3) - Composition II
300 (3) - Theory of Music III .
304 (3) - Advanced Counterpoint
306 (2) - Conducting
307 (3) - Composition III
309 (2) - Orchestration
, 402 (3) - Twentieth-Century Musical Idioms
I
t
i Wednesday, May 13th, 1959
Music History and Literature
2695
Music 120 (3)
320
(3)
321
(1)
322
(3)
323
(3)
324
(3)
325
(3)
326
(3)
420
(3)
421
(1)
422
(1)
423
(1)
424
(1)
425
(3)
449
(3)
Applied Music
Music 116
(1)
117
(1)
118
(1)
140
(2)
141
(2)
142
(2)
143
(1)
144,
244,
145,
245,
146,
246,
147,
247,
148,
248,
149,
249
339,
439
Ensembles
Introduction to Music History and
Literature
History of Music
Music Appreciation, Twentieth-Century
Music and Civilization
Seventeenth- and Eighteenth-Century Music
Nineteenth- and Twentieth-Century Music
Literature for Strings, Woodwinds and
Brasses
Music Appreciation (formerly 300)
History of Symphonic and Chamber Music
History of Organ Literature
History of Piano Literature
History of Opera and Oratorio
History of Solo Song
Ancient, Medieval and Renaissance Music
Graduating Essay in Honours
)
For credit only in
the College and Faculty
of Education
- Class Strings
- Class Brasses )
and Percussion )
- Class Woodwinds)
- Class Strings
- Class Brasses and Percussion
- Class Woodwinds
- Class Piano
344.444 (1 each) - Private Applied
(Secondary Field) (6 hours practice
each week)
345.445 (2 each) - Private Applied
(Concentration Field) (12 hours practice
each week)
346.446 (3 each) - Private Applied
(Concentration Field) (14 hours
practice each week)
347.447 (4 each) - Private Applied
(Concentration Field) (16 hours
practice each week)
348.448 (5 each) - Private Applied
(Concentration Field) (18-20 hours
practice each week)
(l each) - Accompanying
(3 each) - Opera Workshop (open also to
non-Bachelor of Music majors without
credit)
Open to non-Bachelor of Music majors without credit by
audition. Wednesday, May 13th, 1959     2696
Music 130 (1) - University Orchestra
131 (1) - Chamber Orchestra
132 (1) - Concert Band
133 (1) - University Choir
134 (1) - Madrigal Singers
135 (1) - String Ensembles
136 (1) - Woodwind Ensembles
137 (l) - Brass Ensembles
138 (1) - Piano Ensembles.
Dean Chant)
Dean Gage )  That Senate approve the offering of
English 400 for credit in the B.A.
programme; approve the programmes
recommended in Music, and the new courses
in Music subject to approval of the Board
of Governors; and approve in principle
the establishment of a School of Librarian-
ship within the Faculty of Arts and
Science on the basis outlined.
Carried.
For information of Senate, Dr. Marquis outlined
briefly the new programmes in Music: an honours course
leading to the degree of B. A., with associated work in
related fields; and a course with various options leading
to the degree of Bachelor of Music, which might be followed
by further training in the Collegeand Faculty of Education.
Dean Gage reminded Senate that the recommendation
of the Faculty of Arts and Science in connection with the
new Music courses had included a reservation 'that courses
which are in essence "student activities" or "private music
lessons" be given further consideration before being
accepted for credit.'
Dean Andrew)
Mr. Nemetz )  That the Chairman of Senate be asked to
constitute a Committee on Curriculum to
deal with all questions of curriculum
for report to Senate.
Carried.
The President stated that, in establishing this Wednesday, May 13th, 1959     2697
Committee, he would refer to it the question of Music
"activity" courses and suggest that it consult Dean Chant
and Dr. Marquis as to the type of courses proposed.
School of Physical Education -
Programme in Recreation
An outline of the proposed programme in Recreation
under the School of Physical Education had been circulated
to members of Senate.  No decision had been reached as to the
degree to be offered.
Dean Chant)
Dean Gage )  That the programme in Recreation under
the School of Physical Education be
approved in principle, and referred to
the Faculty of Arts and Science for
consideration, on the understanding that
any new courses which may be involved
will be submitted to the Senate and the
Board of Governors for approval.
Carried.
Faculty of Agriculture -
Faculty Status  for Mr.
K. Mori
At its meeting on May 9th,   1959,   the Faculty of
Agriculture had recommended that Mr.  K.  Mori,  Visiting
Professor of Landscape Architecture and Japanese Art,  be
accorded Faculty status during the period of his visit.
Dean Eagles )
Dr. Anderson) That this recommendation be approved.
Carried.
College and Faculty of Education -
New Course
The College and Faculty of Education, at its
meeting on May llth, 1959, had approved and recommended to Wednesday, May 13th, 1959     2698
Senate a new course, Education 417 (3) - The Development,
Psychology and Teaching of the Educationally Subnormal Pupil.
The Joint Board of the College of Education had concurred in
this recommendation.
Dean Scarfe)
Dr. Johnson)  That the offering of Education 417 be
approved, subject to approval of the
Board of Governors.
Carried,
Graduate Studies -
Curriculum
The Faculty of Graduate Studies, at its meeting on
May 12th, 1959, had recommended to Senate that the Master of
Education programme be amended to permit the offering of a
maximum of 18 units of course work in academic subjects. It
was noted that at present the maximum of academic courses
was 9 units.
Dean Gage  )
Dean Scarfe)  That this amendment in the Master of
Education programme be approved.
Carried.
The Faculty of Graduate Studies had also approved
and recommended to Senate a programme in Agricultural
Extension leading to the degree of M.S.A. The prerequisites
were similar to those in effect for other programmes for
this degree, supplemented by satisfactory experience in
Agricultural Extension. The course would include agricultural
subjects, Adult Education and Sociology.
Dean Gage )
Dean Eagles)  That the programme in Agricultural
Extension leading to the M.S.A. degree
be approved as outlined.
Carried. Wednesday, May 13th, 1959     2699
Faculty of Law -
Curriculum
Dean Curtis reported for the Faculty of Law.
The Senate last year had approved, as the first
stage of curriculum revision in the Faculty of Law, the
replacement of the courses in History of English Law and
Legislative and Judicial Process by The Legal System and
Constitutional Law in the First Year.  The Senate at its
previous meeting had approved the replacement of Equity
(Second Year) by Mercantile Law (Second Year) and the
Faculty recommended that this should become effective in
1959-60.  The Faculty further recommended that, effective
1960-61, Property III (Third Year) should replace Mortgages
and Suretyship and that Seminars in selected topics should
replace Constitutional Law which, by action taken last year,
had been moved from Third Year to First Year; and that the
present option in the Third Year (either the Legislation
Seminar or Taxation with either Municipal Law or Shipping)
be changed to require all students to take Taxation with
either Municipal Law or Shipping, the present Legislation
Seminar becoming one of the Seminars in selected topics.
Dean Curtis  )
Mr. Carrothers) That the proposed changes in the
curriculum of the Faculty of Law be
approved, as recommended.
Carried. Wednesday, May 13th, 1959     2700
Reports of Committees
Prizes. Scholarships
and Bursaries
Sessional Awards -
Final Years
Copies of List No. 1, dated May 13th, 1959, of
awards for graduate study and in the final undergraduate
year only, were circulated.  Dean Gage outlined briefly the
academic records of leaders of the graduating classes, and
congratulated representatives of the City of Victoria and
Victoria College on the winning of the Governor General's
gold medal and the University Medal for Arts and Science by
students from Victoria.
Dean Gage )
Dr. Elliott)  That the students named on List No. 1 be
granted the awards for which they are
recommended.
Carried.
New Awards and Changes
in Awards
Acceptance of the following new awards and changes
in,awards was recommended, under the terms indicated:
The H. A. Simons Ltd. Bursaries
From a fund of $850.00, the gift of H. A. Simons
Ltd., bursaries were made available to worthy and
deserving students above Second Year in Engineering
and Science who would not otherwise be able to
continue their education.
The Dr. and Mrs. J. E. Kania Scholarship
This scholarship of $200.00, the gift of Dr. and
Mrs, J. E. Kania, will be awarded to a graduate
or undergraduate for study and investigation of
the problem of fish and power.  The winner will
be selected by the Scholarship Committee, in
consultation with the Head of the Department of Wednesday, May 13th, 1959     2701
Civil Engineering, on the basis of academic standing,
promise of ability in research, and interest in the
field in which the scholarship is offered.
The Ernestine A. M. E. Kania Memorial
Scholarship
This scholarship of $200.00, donated by Dr. and
Mrs. J. E. Kania as a memorial to Dr. Kania's
Mother, Mrs. Ernestine A. M. E. Kania, is open
to graduates or undergraduates for study and
investigation in the field of geochemistry. The
award will be made to a student with good academic
standing and promise of ability in research.
Selection of the winner will be made by the
Scholarship Committee on the recommendation of
Dr, H. V. Warren.
Pemberton Securities Ltd. Scholarship
A scholarship of $250.00, the gift of Pemberton
Securities Ltd., is offered annually to students
in Commerce and Business Administration. This
scholarship is open to students who have completed
Third Year and are proceeding in the Final Year,
or who are in Graduate studies, in the field of
security analysis.  The award will be made on the
basis of high academic standing, interest in the
field of investment theory, character and ability.
Selection of the winner will be made by the Faculty.
The A. P. Gardner & Co. Scholarship
A scholarship of $300.00, the gift of A. P. Gardner
&  Co., Chartered Accountants, will be awarded
annually to a student with high standing in the
accountancy option who, on graduation, plans to
enter articles with a practising firm of chartered
accountants.  In making the award, consideration
will be given to academic standing, ability, and
personal qualities.
The Dean B. A. Eagles Book Prizes
These prizes are awarded annually for outstanding
achievement in the essay and other requirements,
and for leadership, in the course Agriculture 300
(Field Trip).
The International House Association
Prize
A book prize to the value of $15.00, given by the
B. C. Chapter of the International House Association,
A Wednesday, May 13th, 1959     2702
Inc., will be awarded annually to the student of
International House, University of British Columbia,
who has made the greatest contribution to the aims
and purposes of International House.  Criteria in
the selection will include initiative and ability
in promoting activities, leadership, and academic
qualifications.
Kappa Kappa Gamma Alumnae Special
Bursaries
For the Session 1959-60, three bursaries of $50.00
each are offered by the Alumnae of Kappa Kappa
Gamma to women undergraduates who have good standing
and who need financial assistance to continue their
studies.  The purpose of these bursaries is to
provide assistance in the purchase of text-books
and equipment required in the programme of studies.
The Pi Beta Phi Fraternity. Vancouver
Alumnae Club. Scholarship
A scholarship of $500.00, the gift of the Vancouver
Alumnae Club of Pi Beta Phi Fraternity, is offered
annually to students in the Final Year of Education
who have completed one year of general training in
the teaching of handicapped children.  In the
selection of the winner, priority will be given to
students planning to specialise in teaching blind
children, but if there is no suitable candidate
in this field, the award may be offered to a
student planning to specialise in teaching deaf,
or mentally or physically handicapped children.
Although the scholarship is awarded on merit,
financial need may be a factor if two or more
candidates are considered to be equally well
qualified.  This award will be offered for the
first time in 1960-61.
Theta Chapter of Phrateres Scholarship
A scholarship of $50.00, established by Theta
Chapter of Phrateres, will be awarded to a
member of the organization who, during the
session, has attained good academic standing and
who, by her active participation and qualities
of leadership, has made an outstanding
contribution to Phrateres.  Candidates will be
nominated by Phrateres.  The winner will be
selected by the University.  The winner will
not be precluded from holding other awards. Wednesday, May 13th, 1959     2703
The Ella J. Harrison Prize
This prize of $25.00, donated by her friends to
honour the memory of Ella J. Harrison, will be
awarded annually to a medical student who has an
outstanding record of achievement.
Physics Society Book Prizes
Book prizes to the value of approximately $10,00
each will be awarded to the students with highest
standing in the Honours Course in Physics or
Physics and Mathematics,  The book prizes are to
be chosen in consultation with Physics Society
Faculty Advisor.
The Stanford and Iris Wainwright
Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship, endowed by Iris Violet Wainwright
in memory of her husband, Stanford Wainwright,
serves to recognize his general interest in the
field of agriculture and his special interest in
the breeding of Jersey cattle.  In the amount of
approximately $135.00 annually, it will be awarded
to a student in the Third or a higher year of
Agriculture who has good academic standing and is
pursuing studies or research in the selection or
breeding of dairy cattle.
The Prize of the Ambassador of
Switzerland
This book prize was awarded in the Session 1958-59
to a student with high standing in the German
language.
British Columbia Institute of Agrologists Bursary -
increased from $125.00 to $250.00 annually.
The British Columbia Electric Company Graduate
Scholarships - increased from five awards of
$200.00 each, to five awards of $250.00 each.
The British Columbia Electric Company Limited
Proficiency Scholarships - each of these five
awards increased from $200.00 to $250.00 in the
case of a winner who is an out-of-town student.
The British Columbia Electric Company Limited
Special Scholarships - each of these five awards
increased from $200,00 to $250.00 in the case of
a winner who is an out-of-town student. Wednesday,  May 13th,  1959 2704
The British Columbia Electric Company Limited
Undergraduate Engineering Scholarships - each
of these  three awards increased from $200.00 to
$250.00 in the case  of a winner who is an
out-of-town student.
Crown Zellerbach Canada Limited Scholarship in
Medicine - increased from $500.00  to $600.00
annually.
Dean Gage)
Mr. Knapp)  That these new awards and changes in
awards be accepted as recommended, and
that appropriate letters of thanks be
sent to the donors.
Carried.
Honorary Degrees
In connection with the Special Congregation to be
held on September 3rd, 1959, Dean Curtis read the recommendation of the Committee on Honorary Degrees that the degree
of Doctor of Laws be conferred upon the following if they
were able to be present:
The Right Honourable Lord Parker, Lord Chief Justice of
England
The Honourable Ross L, Malone, President of the American
Bar Association
M.  Albert Brunols of the Paris Bar
The Honourable A. C. DesBrisay, Chief Justice of the
Province of British Columbia
Mr. Walter S. Owen, Q.C, President of the Canadian
Bar Association.
Dean Curtis  )
Mr. Carrothers)  That the degree of Doctor of Laws be
conferred upon the five candidates
recommended if they are able to
attend the Special Congregation in
connection with meetings of the
Canadian Bar Association in
September, 1959.
Carried.
For information of Senate, Dean Curtis reported
that Viscount Montgomery expected to be able to be at the Wednesday, May 13th, 1959     2705
University on Monday, May 9th, 1960, to accept the honorary
degree offered to him.
Calendar
Chemistry 403
Senate at its previous meeting had asked Dean Gage
to investigate prerequisites for Chemistry 403 and any
restrictions on enrolment.  Dean Gage reported for information
that Chemistry 200, 203 and 303 were prerequisites, and
that the course was reserved for students taking Honours in
Chemistry (single or combined).
Average Cost of Courses
in Physical Education
Senate at its previous meeting had requested
information on the average cost to the University of non-
credit activity courses, and of credit courses leading to a
degree, in Physical Education.  The Secretary read a letter
from the Honorary Bursar indicating the following costs on
the basis of the 1959-60 budget:
Compulsory physical education programme     $48,211.00
Credit courses for B.P.E. and B.Ed. 57,386.00
Competitive athletics, coaching, etc.        15.916.00
$121,513.00
In addition, the separate budget for competitive
athletics totalled $30,071.00.
The Secretary read a further letter, written by
Mr. Osborne at the President's request, outlining the extent
of the compulsory physical education programme.  It was Wednesday, May 13th, 1959      2706
agreed that both letters should be circulated to members of
Senate with the minutes of this meeting.
Calendar Listing of Non-
Credit Activity Courses
As suggested at the previous meeting, Mr. Osborne
had agreed to delete the listing of non-credit physical
activity courses from future issues of the Calendar, and to
inform students of the selection of courses at the time of
registration.
Committee to Organize
the Work of Senate
The Secretary reported that a meeting of the
Committee to Organize the Work of Senate, arranged for
April 6th, had had to be cancelled since the Chairman of
the Committee was taken ill on that date. A meeting was
projected for June.
Committee on the Naming
of University Buildings
For information of Senate, the President stated
that he had established a President's Committee on the
Naming of Campus Buildings, with representation from the
Alumni Association, Development Fund, Office of the Dean of
Women and other sections of the University community.  The
Committee had recommended that, as a general policy, the
names for academic buildings be selected from names of those
who had contributed greatly to the development of the
University as members of the University staff or as benefactors;
A Wednesday, May 13th, 1959     2707
and that names of residences be selected from the names of
those who had contributed greatly to the residential
programme as members of the University staff or as benefactors,
and that others be named after appropriate geographical
regions of the Province.
University Publications
Copies of the University Calendar for 1959-60 and
the Summer Session Bulletin for 1959 were available to
members of Senate.
Faculty Publications
Copies of Faculty publications received by the
President's Office since the last meeting of Senate were on
display.
Annual Congregations
The Secretary reminded members of Senate that the
Annual Congregations would be held at 2:30 p.m. in the
Armoury on May 19th and 20th.  At the request of the students,
the Baccalaureate Service was to be held on Monday evening,
May 18th.
Victoria College Council
Mr. Gilliland reported on examination results at
Victoria College, as approved by the Council.
The Secretary then read a letter from Dr. Hickman
transmitting the following recommendations of Victoria
College Council: Wednesday, May 13th, 1959     2708
1. That Victoria College continue to expand its course
offerings into Third and Fourth Year work.
2. That, in order that students may begin a major in
certain fields, the following courses be listed
in the Victoria College Calendar for the Session
1959-60:  Chemistry 300, 304; Classical Studies 331;
Education 301; Education 331 (Evening Division);
English 412, 427; History 313; Mathematics 300, 306;
Psychology 301; Psychology 305 (Evening Division);
Zoology 301, 302.
3. That, as in recent years, certain Upper Year courses
be offered in the Evening Division. These may
include Anthropology 301; Education 400, 410, 516;
English 400, 431; History 415.
4. That there be a general statement in the Victoria
College Calendar indicating an intention to expand
offerings in the 1960-61 Session by other courses
that would enable students to obtain a degree with
a reasonably wide selection of majors.
Mr. Gilliland)
Dean Andrew )  That the recommendations of Victoria
College Council as to expansion of
course offerings be approved.
Carried.
Amendment to the University
Act - Student Aid Loan Fund
For information of Senate, the President summarized
the recent amendment to the University Act establishing a
"Student Aid Loan Fund", for the financing of which the
University might borrow sums up to $2,000,000.00 on terms
and conditions approved by the Lieutenant-Governor in Council.
The committee appointed by the Lieutenant-Governor in Council
to administer the loan consisted of Dean Gage as Chairman;
Mr. W. White; and two members of the staff of the Department
of Education. Wednesday, May 13th, 1959     2709
Incorporation of Carey Hall
and Northwest Baptist
Theological College
For information of Senate, the President stated
that Carey Hall and Northwest Baptist Theological College
had been incorporated as theological colleges.
Corre spondence
A letter from the Westminster Paper Company Limited
expressing appreciation for assistance from the University
in working out the Company's scholarship programme, was
received for information.
The Secretary read a letter of appreciation from
the wife of a student who had enjoyed four years' residence
in Acadia Camp.
Proposed U.B.C-CKWX Project
Dr. Friesen explained that for some time, the
Communications Division of the Department of University
Extension had been attempting to arrange a long-term series
of radio programmes on the urban community and its
development.
Mr. F. N. Elphicke of Radio Station CKWX was
prepared to provide sufficient funds for the University to
engage a Director for a series as outlined, and to provide
broadcast time.  Dr. Friesen anticipated that the series
would begin in the autumn of 1959. Wednesday, May 13th, 1959      2710
Deaths
The President drew attention of Senate to the death
on April 6th of Professor Emeritus G. A. Gillies, and the
death on May 5th of Dr. A. E. Trites.
Other Business
Annual Report of the Dean of the
College and Faculty of Education
The President stated that the Board of Governors
had received an interesting report for 1958-59 from the
Dean of the College and Faculty of Education.  It was
agreed that copies should be sent to members of Senate.
Date of the Next Meeting
The President reminded members of Senate that the
date of the next meeting had been changed to Wednesday,
September 9th.
Field Work in Psychiatry
Mrs. Ranta inquired about changes in the teaching
of Psychiatry in the Faculty of Medicine, particularly in
respect to field work. Following a general reply by Dr.
Campbell, the President suggested that those interested
might discuss the question with the Dean of Medicine before
the Faculty reached a decision on its programme.
Student Discipline
The President brought to the attention of Senate,
for information, two letters he had received recently in
connection with student discipline:  one from certain members Wednesday, May 13th, 1959     2711
of Faculty addressed to him as Chairman of Faculty Council,
requesting assurance that, in considering the "Goon" edition
of the Ubyssey. Faculty Council did not violate the basic
principles of civil liberty; the second addressed to him as
President, forwarding a resolution from the Executive
Committee of the Faculty Association protesting the assessment for damages levied against all residents of Fort Camp
by the Housing Committee as a result of a "raid" on the
Women's Residences in that area, and urging that the
responsibility for disciplinary action in all areas
affecting students be clarified.
The President reminded the Senate that, under the
University Act, the Faculty Council, subject to an appeal to
the Senate, had power to exercise disciplinary jurisdiction
with respect to the students in attendance at the University;
and therefore the two matters to which reference had been made
might ultimately become the responsibility of Senate in case
of an appeal from decisions of Faculty Council.
Following lengthy discussion of the principles
involved, it was moved
Dean Andrew  )
Mr. Carrothers)  That Senate ask the Faculty Council
to inform Senate of the procedures in
effect for the discovery of misdemeanours or offences by members of
the student body, and for the handling
of such misdemeanours; and to inform
Senate of the relationship between
Faculty Council and the various persons
or groups administering discipline in
the University.
Carried. Wednesday, May 13th, 1959     2712
Retirement of Dean Mawdsley
On motion of Mrs, Ranta, Senate extended
congratulations to Dean Mawdsley on her approaching
retirement, and good wishes for the future.
The meeting adjourned at 11:30 p.m.
Chairman.   "    (^/

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