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[Meeting minutes of the Senate of The University of British Columbia] May 4, 1932

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Wednesday, May 4th, 1932.
The fourth regular meeting of the Senate of The
University of British Columbia for the session 1931-52
was held on Wednesday, May 4th, 1952, at 9:50 a.m., in
the Board Room.
Present: President L. S. Klinck (in the Chair);
Dean F. M. Clement, Dean R. W. Brock, Dean D. Buchanan,
Mr. E. A. Lloyd, Dr. G. G. Moe, Mr. J. M. Turnbull,
Mr. H. F. Angus, Dr. A. H. Hutchinson, Mr. J. Newton
Harvey, Mr. G. W. Clark, Mr. P. H. Elliott, Rev. Dr.
J. G. Brown, Rev. Dr. W. H. Vance, His Honour F. W.
Howay, Mr. Sherwood Lett, Mr. H. T. Logan, Mr. A. E.
Lord, Dr. Evlyn F. Farris, Mrs. Beatrice Wood, Dr. C.
Killam, Miss A. B. Jamieson, Mr. Sydney Anderson, Dr.
W. B. Burnett, The Most Rev. A. U. dePencier, and Mr.
Lyle A. Atkinson.
An expression of regret at his inability to be
present was received from His Honour J. D. Swanson.
Dr. Killam   )
Miss Jamieson) That the minutes of,-
(a) the third regular meeting of Wednesday,
February 17th.
(b) the adjourned meeting of Wednesday,
February 24th.
(c) the adjourned meeting of Wednesday,
March 9th.
(d) the adjourned meeting of Wednesday,
March 16th.
(e) the adjourned meeting of Tuesday, April 5th.
(f) the joint meeting of the Board of
Governors and the Senate, March 29th.,-
be taken as read, and adopted.
Dean Buchanan)
Mr. Harvey   ) That item 8(b) of the agenda be
dealt with first.
Adjustment of credits for Home Economics students
Recommendations from the Faculty of Arts and Science 218.
Wednesday,   May 4th,   1952.
That   15  units   of   credit   towards Third  Year
Arts  be  given as  follows:
Bacteriology   1   and  2 4 units
Organic   Chemistry 5        "
(completed   in  February)
Bi6-chemistry 24-     "
Physics 1-g-     w
Social   Service 1  unit
Free   elective 5   units
Total 15   units
Dean  Buchanan)
Mr.   Angus )   That   this   recommendation  be   approved,
2.     That   those   who  have   completed  the   above   courses
be   allowed   to   complete   the  work   for  the   B.A.
degree  by   taking  15  units   of   Third  and  Fourth
Year  work.     In   certain   cases  the   rule   for  9
units   in   one   subject   and   6   in   another   will   be
waived   and   possibly  admission   granted   to   the
Teacher   Training   Course   to   any   of   these   candidates  who   have   not   fulfilled  the   pre-requisites
of  9  units   of   Third   and  Fourth   Year  work   in
each   of  two   subjects.
Dean  Buchanan)
Mr.   Angus )   That   this   recommendation   be   approved,
Sessional Examination Results
The Sessional Examination Results were presented,-
Faculty of Arts and Science - by Dean Buchanan.
Victoria College - by Principal Elliott.
Faculty of Applied Science  - by Dean Brock.
Faculty of Agriculture      - by Dean Clement.
These were considered section by section and adop ted.
Dr. Killam)
Mr. Harvey) That the results which have been
passed be released to the press.
J 219.
Wednesday, May 4th, 19 52.
Dean Brock  )
Mr. Turnbull) That Otto Gill be not allowed to
write   further   supplemental   exami-
nati ons.
Reference   was  made   to   the   number   of   failures   in   the
First   Year.     Mr.   Logan   stated   that   this  matter  had been  a
subject   of   investigation  by  Faculty.     It  was   left  with  the
Secretary  of   Senate   to   send  a  copy  of  this   report   to  each
member   of  the   Senate.
Report   on  Prizes   and  Scholarships
Sessional   Awards
Mr.   Logan,   a  member   of   the   Joint   Faculty   Committee
on  Prizes   and  Scholarships,   presented  the   recommendations
in  reference   to   sessional  awards   of  Scholarships,  Prizes
and  Bursaries.
Mr. Logan)
Mr. Clark) That these recommendations be approved.
NOTE:  Inquiry was made as to whether the University
Scholarship for Returned Soldiers, awarded to Mr. Geoffrey
Bodwell, would be available if he entered another institution.  It was left with the Secretary to look up the
"Terms of Award" of this scholarship.
Mr. Logan also reported that the University had
nominated Mr. Geoffrey Beall for the "Exhibition of 1851"
Mr. Logan)
Mr. Lord ) That Senate recommend to the Board of
Governors that a special scholarship 220.
Wednesday, May 4th, 1952.
of $100.00 be awarded to James Wilson
McRae (First in Fourth Year Applied
Mr. Logan stated that through oversight, he had
omitted to mention that certain scholarships, medals, etc.,
in the list submitted to Senate, were not awarded by the
Mr. Logan)
Mr. Clark) That the original motion be rescinded.
Mr. Logan)
Mr. Clark) That the following awards of scholarships,
medals and prizes contained in the report
of the Joint Faculty Committee on
Prizes and Scholarships be recorded
separately by Senate.
Rhodes Scholarship  - William Thomas Brown.
French Government Awards which are made through the
University by the French Consul for Western Canada:
Scholarship    -  William Temple Ernest Kennett
Bronze Medal   -  Marion Margaret Hamilton
Book Prize     -  Dorothy Baxter Kelly.
Mr. Logan)
Mr. Clark) That the awards of the Prizes and
Scholarships as recommended by the
Committee be accepted by the Senate.
From the Board of Governors
Action in reference to Course in Home Economics
I  The course in Home Economics had been
di scontinued.
II  Adjustments of credits were authorized as
recommended by the Faculty of Arts and
Soience. 221.
Wednesday, May 4th, 1932.
Dr. Vance    )
Dean Buchanan) That, in view of the Board of
Governors having withdrawn maintenance to the course in Home Economics, Senate discontinue the course.
Res oluti ons
I.  Inviting co-operation with the Board and
with the President.
Dr. Vance  )
Dr. Killam ) That this be received and filed.
II.  Appointing Commission to investigate
present troubles at the University.
Dr.   Vance)
Mr.   Clark)   That   this  be   received  and  filed.
Notice   of  Appointment   on  Committee.
On  Honorary  Degrees
Judge   F.   W.   Howay,   Chairman,   to   succeed
Bishop   Sovereign,   resigned.
Appointment   of,-
Committee   on  Calendar   for   1932-53
Mr. Lloyd )
Archbishop dePencier) That the Chair appoint the
Committee on Calendar for
Representative on Committee on Management of Gymnasium
Mr.   Logan)
Mr.   Clark)   That  Mr.   Lord  be   reappointed.
Senate  Elections,   1955.
Dr. Killam)
Mr. Lord  ) That the Chairman appoint a Committee
to bring in a report early in the fall.
J ^
Wednesday, May 4th, 1952.
From the Faculties
Clause (e) (1) of the report of the Senate Committee
on Suggested Plans for the Improvement of the Matriculation
Examinations approved by the Faculties,- provided the
necessary financial arrangements can be made.
Recommended that the test proposed in clause (e) be
applied also to Senior Matriculation students who enter
the University.
Dean Buchanan)
Dean Clement )
That in view of the recommendations
of the various Faculties the
report of the Senate Committee be
adop ted.
From the Faculty of Arts and Science
Dean Buchanan asked that item 8(a), Summer Session
Courses, 1952, and item 12, Report of Committee on
Calendar - Announcement of Summer Session, 1952, - be
considered together.
Courses for the Summer Session, 1932.
B1 o 1 o gy 1
Chemistry 1
Economics 1
Government 3
Eduoation 1
Education 2 (1^- units)
Education 3 (l|- units)
English 1
English 2
English 9
English 14 (l£ units)
English 17 (l|- units)
French 1
French 2
French 3(a)
Geography 1
History 14
History 19
Latin 1(a) and
Mathematics 1
Philosophy 1
Philosophy 9
Physics 1 and i
Also  four  courses   of   the   following   seven  -   if
minimum  registration   of   12,-
Latin   4;   Beginners'   German;   German  lj
Physics   3;   Chemistry   2;   Mathematics   2;
Biology   2.
Regulations governing the Summer Session, passed by
Senate, July, 1931, and printed in the calendar (session
1931-52). 225.
Wednesday, May 4th, 1952.
An amended regulation provides that no course may
be offered for which there are fewer than 12 (not 18 as
formerly) registrations, provided that the average of the
total registrations for all courses be not less than
Preparatory reading examinations waived for this year,
Dean Buchanan)
Mr. Turnbull ) That the recommendations of the
Faculty of Arts and Science in
connection with the Summer Session
be approved.
From the Faculties of Arts and Science and Agriculture
Senior  Matriculation  Pass  Marks
The   recommendation passed  by  Senate   on  February   17th
in   reference   to   a  change   in the   pass   mark   required  for
Senior Matriculation has   now been  approved  by all   three
Faculties   and by  the  Matriculation  Board.
Statement   showing   the   disposal   of  the   profit   of   the
Summer  Session  of  1931.
Archbishop   de   Pencier)
Dean Buchanan )   That   the   statement   be
Report   of   Senate  Members  on   the   Co-ordinating  Committee
of   the   Board  of   Governors  and   the   Senate.
Archbishop   dePencier  presented  a   report   of   progress
and  asked   that   the   commission   of   this   special   committee
be   continued.
Archbishop   dePencier)
Mr.   Turnbull )   That   the   report  be  adopted.
Carried 224.
Wednesday, May 4th, 1952.
A letter from the Hon. H. M. Marler, Canadian
Minister to Japan, was read, in which he expressed his
appreciation of the action of Senate in authorizing the
conferring upon him of the Honorary Degree of LL.D., and
stated that he would take the earliest opportunity of
advising when he expects to be in Canada.
Archbishop dePencier)
Mr.   Anderson
)   That   the   letter  be   received
and  filed.
A letter from Miss L. Mae Westcott, Principal,
Academy of Useful Arts, was read, in which she asked to
have the Academy of Useful Arts affiliated with the
University  and   to   have   credit   granted  by   the   University
for work  done   in  the   Academy.
Dean  Buchanan)
Mr.   Clark )   That   Senate   does   not   see   its   way
clear   to   affiliate   the  Academy  of
Useful   Arts.
Dr.   Farris)
Dr.   Killam)   That  we   adjourn.
Chai rman


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