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 6441.
Wednesday, October 8, 1975.
The Second regular meeting of the Senate of The University of British
Columbia for the Session 1975-76 was held on Wednesday, October 8,   1975 at
8.00 p.m. in the Board and Senate Room, Administration Building.
Present:    President D. T. Kenny (Chairman), Mrs. M. F. Angus,
Dean D. V. Bates, Mr. D. Bing, Ms. J. P.   Blandford, Mr. Justice J. C. Bouck,
Dr. C B. Bourne, Dr. K. T. Brearley, Dr. T. H. Brown, Rev. P. C. Burns,
Dr. R. M. Clark, Dr. D. H. Copp, Mr. W. L. Corscadden, Dr. J. D. Dennison,
Mr. B. G. Dougherty, Mr. R. P. Dumont, Dr. B. A. Dunell, Ms. B. G. Errington,
Mrs. F. Field, Dr. C. V. Finnegan, Dean E. M. Fulton, Mr. G. S. Funt,
Dean J. A. F. Gardner, Miss C V. Goulet, Dr. R. F. Gray, Dr. D. Haley,
Dean N. A. Hall, Dr. W. G. Hardwick, Mr. D. L. Helliwell, Mr. B. J. Higgins,
Dr. R. H. Hill, Dr. J . M. Houston, Dr. R. F. Kelly, Acting Dean W. D. Kitts,
Dr. L. Kraintz, Mr. B. A. Krasselt, Dean P. A. Larkin, Dean S. W. Leung,
Dr. P. A. Lusztig, Dean A. J. McClean, Mrs. H. McCrae, Dr. D. J. MacDougall,
Dr. M. F. McGregor, Rev. J. P. Martin, Mr. G. R. Moore, Dr. B. N. Moyls,
Mrs. J. R. Noble, Mr. T. R. Pascuzzo, Dr. M. Pernarowski, Dr. M. E. Prang,
Dr. J. F. Richards, Dean B. E. Riedel, Dr. V. C Runeckles,  Dr. S. O. Russell,
Miss J.S. Ryan, Mrs.  L. Sayle, Dr. R. F. Sharp, Vice-President M. Shaw,
Dr. R. A. Shearer, Mr. A. F. Sheppard, Dr. M. J. A. Smith, Dr. J. K. Stager,
Dr. P. Suedfeld, Mr. G. A. Thorn, Dean G. M. Volkoff, Mr. R. M. Walls,
Miss C. L. V. Warren, Dean R. M. Will, Dr. J. L. Wisenthal.
Observers:    Mr. J. A. Banham, Mr. T. A. Myers
Messages of regret were received from Chancellor D. F. Miller, Dr. C S.
Belshaw, Mr. D. M. Brousson, Dr. W. M. Keenlyside, Mrs. W. T. Lane, Mr. B.
Stuart-Stubbs, Dr. M. Uprichard.
Senate membership
The Chairman welcomed to Senate the following additional members of
Convocation elected to serve on Senate for the remainder of the three year term
ending Spring 1978:-
Mrs. M. F. Angus
Mr. D. M. Brousson
Mr. D. L. Helliwell
Dr. W. M. Keenlyside
Mrs. H. McCrae
Mrs. J. R. Noble
Miss C L. V. Warren 6442.
Wednesday, October 8,  1975.
Minutes of the previous Meeting
Dr. Brearley      ) That the Minutes of the First regular
Dr. McGregor    ) meeting of Senate for the Session 1975-76,
having been circulated be taken as read
and adopted.
There was some discussion concerning The Linda Uibu Howe Memorial
Scholarship and the recommendation that, where possible, preference would be
given to a female student, and the Matt Howe Scholarship recommending that,
where possible, preference would be given to a male student.    (P. 6430)
Concern was expressed that these two awards were discriminatory and
some members felt that this information should have been included in the summary
of awards distributed at the previous meeting.
Following a brief debate the motion was put and carried.
Business arising from the Minutes
Bookstore profits   (P.6423)
Notice of motion had been given at the previous meeting concerning the
profits accrued by the Bookstore.
Mr. Funt ) That the profit situation of the Bookstore
Mr. Moore      ) be reviewed by both the Board of Governors
and the Senate ad hoc Committee on the
Bookstore.
Mr. Funt explained that the intent of the motion was to find out why students
had to pay such high prices for books when the profits of the Bookstore were over
$119,000.
During the discussion the opinion was expressed that it would be more
appropriate if the Senate ad hoc Committee on the Bookstore were to review the
situation before making recommendations to the Board of Governors. 6443.
Wednesday, October 8,  1975.
Business arising from the Minutes
Bookstore profits    (continued)
In amendment:
Dr. Copp )
Dean Riedel    )
That the words "... both the Board of
Governors and .. . " be deleted from the
motion.
Carried
The motion, as amended, was put and carried.
Registration procedures    (P.6427)
Notice of motion had been given at the previous meeting concerning
registration procedures.
Dr. Lusztig     )
Dr. Shearer    )
That Senate strike a committee to review
registration procedures with a view to
recommending improvements, and that
the committee be asked to submit its
report including recommendations by
March 1976.
It was noted that the date for submitting the report had been changed from
January to March 1976.
The motion was put and carried
Committee on Prizes,  Scholarships and Bursaries
Dean Gardner    )
Dr. Copp )
That the new awards listed in the
Appendix be accepted subject to the
approval of the Board of Governors,
and that letters of thanks be sent to
the donors.
Carried
Report of the  Nominating Committee
Dr. Bourne presented the report. 6444.
Wednesday, October 8,  1975.
Report of the Nominating Committee   (continued)
Committee on Appeals on Academic Standing
The committee nominated Dr. W.M. Keenlyside to replace Mr. Justice Bouck.
Dr. Bourne )
Dr. McGregor    )
Admissions Committee
That the recommendation of the
Nominating Committee be approved.
Carried
The committee recommended that the decision of the Admissions Committee
to co-opt Dr. R. M. Clark be approved.
Dr. Bourne        )
Dr. Finnegan    )
That Dr. R. M. Clark be co-opted
to the Admissions Committee.
Carried
Committee on Standards in English
The committee recommended approval of the decision of the Committee on
Standards in English to co-opt Dr. T. Roy Bentley.
Dr. Bourne      )
Dr. Moyls )
Curriculum Committee
That Dr.  T. Roy Bentley be co-opted to
the Committee on Standards in English.
Carried
The committee nominated Mr. B. A.  Krasselt to replace Mr. G. S. Funt.
Dr. Bourne      )
Dr. Shearer    )
That the recommendation of the
Nominating Committee be approved.
Carried
Membership of the Bookstore Committee
At its meeting of September 10, 1975 Senate agreed that the membership of
the Bookstore Committee be reconstituted to complete the unfinished business of 6445.
Wednesday, October 8, 1975.
Report of the Nominating Committee
Membership of the Bookstore Committee   (continued)
the previous committee.   The committee nominated the following persons:
Mr. G. S. Funt
Dr. D. L. Helliwell
Dr. W.  D.  Kitts
Mr. G.R. Moore
Dr. M. Pernarowski
Mrs.  L. Sayle
Mr. B. Stuart-Stubbs
Dr. Bourne      ) That the recommendations of the
Dr. Copp ) Nominating Committee be approved.
Carried
Addition of new  Convocation  members  to  Senate committees
The committee made the following recommendations: -
Continuing Education - Mrs. J . R. Noble
Liaison with Post-Secondary Institutions     - Mr. D. M. Brousson
Extracurricular Activities -  Miss C  L. V. Warren
Dr. Bourne ) That the recommendations of the
Dr. Hardwick    ) Nominating Committee be approved.
Carried
Committee on Registration Procedures
The committee nominated the following persons to serve on the ad hoc
Committee on Registration Procedures: -
Mrs. M. F. Angus
Miss J. P. Blandford
Mr. G. Blankstein
Dr. K. T. Brearley
Dr. J . D. Dennison
Dr. C V. Finnegan
Miss C V. Goulet
Dr. R. F. Kelly
Mrs . H . McCrae
Dr. J. F. Richards 6446.
Wednesday, October 8,  1975.
Report of the Nominating Committee
Committee on Registration Procedures   (continued)
Dr. Bourne ) That the recommendations of the
Dr. McGregor    ) Nominating Committee be approved.
Carried
Report of the Registrar on Summer Session Registration  1975
The report of the Registrar on Summer Session registration 1975 was
received for information.
Report of the  Registrar on  Intersession Registration  1975
The report of the Registrar on Intersession registration 1975 was received
for information.
Preliminary Report on Registration 1975-76
The preliminary report of the Registrar on registration for 1975-76 was
received for information.   The total enrolment figure was 22,898 with an anticipated
further registration before December 1 to bring the total to approximately 23,500.
Correspondence
The Secretary read to Senate a letter from Dr. Walter H. Gage expressing
gratitude to Senate for conferring on him the title of President Emeritus.
Analysis of book  requests for  1975
An analysis of book requests by Faculty had been circulated for information.
It was pointed out that although some orders for books had been placed earlier this
year there was still room for improvement. 6447.
Wednesday, October 8,  1975.
Other Business
Dr. Dennison gave notice of the following motion:-
"That Senate request the Admissions Committee to examine
the desirability and feasibility of University entrance
examinations."
Dr. Dennison informed Senate that the Committee on Extracurricular
Activities had received several complaints that classes were being held
during the noon-hour on Thursdays.   The Chairman stated that since
it was Senate's policy that no classes be held during the period from
12.30 p.m. to 2.30 p.m. the Deans of the Faculties should see that the
Senate regulation was enforced.
Mr. Walls gave notice of the following motions: -
a) "That the Senate recommend to the Board of Governors that The
University of British Columbia no longer accept or administer
awards that are sex discriminatory."
b) "That the Senate of The University of British Columbia request
the Provincial Government to make appropriate changes to the
Universities Act, 1974, to allow student senators to serve
two-year terms."
c) "That the Senate of The University of British Columbia request
the Provincial Government to make appropriate changes to the
Universities Act,  1974, to allow students to administer the
elections of students to Senate and to the Board of Governors."
d) "That the Senate of The University of British Columbia recommend
to the Provincial Government that they make appropriate changes
to the Universities Act,  1974, that procedures be established by
which student representatives on Senate and on the Board of
Governors be recalled upon evidence of loss of confidence by
the student body."
e) "That Senate strike an ad hoc committee to investigate the needs
for, and make recommendations concerning the implementation of
evaluation procedures of courses offered at this University." 6448.
Wednesday, October 8,  1975.
Report of the Tributes Committee
Dr. Stager presented the report.   Members of the gallery were asked to
leave.
Professors Emeriti
The committee recommended that the following be granted emeritus status: -
J. Biely
- Professor Emeritus of Poultry Science
T. L. Coulthard
- Professor Emeritus of Agricultural and Mechanical Engineering
I. McT. Cowan
- Dean Emeritus of Graduate Studies
A. M. Crooker
- Professor Emeritus of Physics
S. H. DeJong
- Professor Emeritus of Civil Engineering
R. H. Heywood
- Professor Emeritus of Commerce and Business Administration
R. D. James
- Professor Emeritus of Mathematics
J.F. McCreary
- Professor Emeritus of Paediatrics
J. McGechaen
- Professor Emeritus of Education
J.R. Mcintosh
- Professor Emeritus of Education
G.J. Parfitt
- Professor Emeritus of Oral Medicine
D. L. Rizer
- Associate Professor Emerita of Education
W. Robbins
- Professor Emeritus of English Pages 6449 - 6450
Restricted access - not scanned 6451.
Wednesday, October 8,  1975.
The next regular meeting of Senate will be held on Wednesday,
November 12,  1975.
Secretary
Confirmed,
Chairman 6452,
Wednesday, October 8,  1975.
APPENDIX
New Awards Recommended to Senate
The Masonry Advancement Fund of B.C   Scholarships   -   Four
scholarships in the amount of $500 each have been established through
the generosity of the Masonry Advancement Fund of British Columbia.
Two awards will be made to students in the undergraduate program of
the School of Architecture on the recommendation of the School, and two
awards will be made to students in Civil Engineering on the recommendation
of the Faculty of Applied Science.
The Masonry Advancement Fund of B.C.  Special  Scholarship   -  A
scholarship in the amount of $500 has been established by the Masonry
Advancement Fund of British Columbia.   The award will be made to
a student in an undergraduate program in either Architecture or
Engineering.   In making the selection, preference will be given to
applicants who are dependents of contractors who are signatories to
the Bricklayers', Masons', and Plasterers' International Union Local 1
Collective Agreement, or dependents of members of the P.M. and P.I.U.
The Barbara Jean Mazzoli  Memorial  Bursary   -  A bursary in the amount
of $100 will be awarded in memory of Barbara Jean Mazzoli, B.Ed. 1975,
who passed away at the age of 21 years.   The award will be made to a
student in Intermediate Education demonstrating financial need.   The
award has been made possible by the efforts of her fiance, parents and
friends.
The Susan Matties Nadel  Memorial   Essay Competition   -   A prize in the
amount of $50 will be awarded annually for the best essay written on any
topic dealing with medical aspects of leukemia.   The competition is open to
any medical student, intern, or resident, residing in British Columbia and
affiliated with the University of British Columbia.   The award will be made
by the University Awards Committee acting on the recommendation of a panel
of judges from the British Columbia Cancer Control Agency.   The essays
must be submitted to the University Awards Committee, Buchanan 207, The
University of British Columbia, Vancouver, B.C., V6T 1W5, no later than
July 15.   The results of the competition will be announced in September.
The committee reserves the right to withhold the prize if no suitable essay
is submitted.
The  Katharine Ann Young Memorial  Bursary   -  A bursary in the amount
of $350 will be awarded to a student entering U.B.C. from Grade XII.   The
award is intended to assist a promising student residing outside of the
metropolitan areas of Vancouver or Victoria, who without such assistance
would be unable to attend university.

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