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 Wednesday, May 16, 1962  3106
The fifth regular meeting of the Senate of the
University of British Columtoia for the Session 1961-62 was
held on Wednesday, May 16, 1962, at 8:00 p.m., in the Board
and Senate Room, Administration Building.
Present:  President N.A.M. MacKenzie (in the Chair),
Mrs. H.F. Angus, Mr. W.M. Armstrong, Rev. J. Blewett,
Dr. J.C Berry, Mrs. T.R. Boggs, Mr. K.P. Caple, Mr. A.W.R.
Carrothers, Dean S.N.F. Chant, Dean G.F. Curtis, Mr. A.P. Dawe,
Dean B.A. Eagles, Dr. G.R. Elliott, Mr. C.A. Emery,
Dean W.H. Gage, Rev. E. Garvey, Dr. W.C. Gibson, Mr. B.C.
Gillie, Mr. C.C Gourlay, Mr. G.C. Hacker, Dr. W.H. Hickman,
Dr. F.H. Johnson, Mr. F.M. Knapp, Mr. L.J. Ladner, Mr. S.L.
Lipson, Dean J. F. McCreary, Dr. J.R. Mcintosh, Dr. H. McLennan,
Dean A.W. Matthews, Mr. F.A. Morrison, Dean D.M. Myers,
Mr. N.T. Nemetz, Mr. E.P. Nicol, Mr. H.N. Parrott, Dean G.N.
Perry, Dr. A.J. Renney, Dean N.V. Scarfe, Dr. R.F. Sharp,
Dean F.H. Soward, Mr. E.C.E. Todd, Dr. G.M. Volkoff,
Acting-Dean R.W. Wellwood, Dr. S.H. Zbarsky, Dr. K.F. Argue,
Dr. J.K. Friesen, Mr. J.F. McLean and Dr. S. Rothstein.
Messages of regret for their inability to be
present were received from Dr. I. McT. Cowan, Mr. W.E. Ireland,
Mr. J.S. Keate, Dr. J.L. Keays, Dr. A.D. McKenzie, Dean E.D.
MacPhee, Dr. W. Robbins, Mr. J.V. Rogers, Dr. W.N. Sage,
Rev. W.S. Taylor, The Honourable Mr. Justice D.R. Verchere,
Mr. A.A. Webster and Mr. H.C Wilkinson.
Dr. D.V. Smiley and Mr. G.O.B. Davies were present
by invitation in connection with reports of committees on
which they were serving. Wednesday, May 16, 1962  3107
Minutes of the Previous Meeting
Dean Gage )
Dean Chant)  That the minutes of the fourth regular
meeting of Senate for the Session
1961-62, having been circulated, be
taken as read and adopted.
Carried.
Business Arising from the
Minutes
Use of English in the
Bachelor of Arts Diploma
The Registrar reported that the use of English
instead of Latin on the Bachelor of Arts diploma, approved
in principle by Senate at its previous meeting, had been
unanimously approved at a meeting of the Faculty of Arts
and Science.
Simplification of Wording
of Degree Diplomas
The Deans of the Faculties had agreed that the
wording of degree diplomas might be examined, with a view
to its simplification.
Dean Gage)
Dr. Sharp) That the Registrar, in consultation
with the Deans and other members of
Faculty concerned, be asked to submit
to Senate proposals with respect to
the wording of the Bachelor of Arts
and other degree diplomas.
Carried.
Form of the Honorary
Degree Diploma
The Committee on Honorary Degrees had recommended
that the honorary degree diploma should remain in its
present form. Wednesday, May 16, 1962  3108
Appointment of Committee on
Affiliation of Other Institutions
The Committee on Affiliation of Other Institutions,
appointed by the Chairman following the request of Senate at
its previous meeting, had been established with the following
membership:
Mrs. H. F. Angus (Chairman)
Dean E. D. MacPhee
Dr. M. F. McGregor
Dr. R. F. Sharp
Rev. W. S. Taylor
The Chancellor )
The President )
The Deputy to the President)  ex-officio
The Registrar )
Seminary of Christ the King
The President had made preliminary investigation
of the B.A. degree offered by the Seminary of Christ the King,
and understood that the degree was open only to male students
training for the priesthood.  He suggested that at some
convenient time a representative of the University might
discuss the matter further with the Abbot.
From the Board of Governors
Approval of Recommendations
of Senate
Notice was received that the Board of Governors had
approved the new courses recommended by Senate at its meeting
in February. Wednesday, May 16, 1962  3109
New Awards. Accepted Subject
to Approval of Senate
Notice was received that the Board of Governors,
at its meetings on February 27, Maieh 27 and May 1, 1962,
had accepted the following new awards and changes in awards,
subject to approval of Senate:
The Dr. W. T. Kergin Memorial Scholarship
The Grand Lodge Masonic Bursaries
Ruskin Chapter I.O.D.E. Fiftieth Anniversary Bursary
The Mobil Oil of Canada, Ltd., Scholarship in Applied
Science
Vancouver General Unit, Local 180, Scholarships
The Chilliwack Medical Society Bursary
The Kiwanis Club of Vancouver, B.C., Bursary for Wild
Life Conservation
The Kiwanis Club of Vancouver, B.C, Bursary for Soil
Conservation
The Frank de Bruyn Memorial Prize
Sir John Franklin P.T.A. Bursary
The Aline Smithson Memorial Bursary in Nursing
The Charles A. and Jane C.A. Banks Foundation
The Diana and P.AE. Irving Scholarship Fund
The Insurance Company of North America Prize in Law
The Mrs. H. R. MacMillan Scholarship and Bursary Fund
Canada Law Book Co. Limited Prizes - increase in number
Pi Gamma Chapter of the Fraternity of Phi Gamma Delta
Bursary - increase in value
Chapter AE - P.E.O. Bursary - increase in value
H. R. MacMillan Scholarship given by Canadian Imperial
Bank of Commerce - increase in value.
New Loan Fund
For information of Senate, the Board reported its
acceptance of the Graduating Classes of 1962 Student Aid
Fund. Wednesday, May 16, 1962  3110
From the Faculties and Schools
Results of Sessional
Examinations. Final Years -
Candidates for Degrees
The Registrar stated that 1417 students had qualified
for degrees at the Congregations in May, 1962, compared to
1247 in 1961.  Degrees to be conferred for the first time were
Bachelor of Music (7) and Bachelor of Library Science (27).
Dean Chant)
Dean Gage ) That the candidates for degrees within
the Faculty of Arts and Science, as
recommended by that Faculty, be awarded
the degrees for which they have qualified.
Carried.
Dean Eagles)
Dr. Renney ) That the candidates recommended by
the Faculty of Agriculture for the
degree of Bachelor of Science in
Agriculture be approved for that
degree.
Carried.
Dean Myers  )
Dean McCreary)
That the candidates recommended
by the Faculty for the degree of
Bachelor of Applied Science be
approved.
Carried.
Dean Myers   )
Mr. Armstrong)
That the candidates for the degree
of Bachelor of Architecture, as
recommended by the Faculty of
Applied Science, be approved.
Carried.
Dean Curtis)
Mr. Ladner )  That the candidates recommended for
the degree of Bachelor of Laws be
approved for that degree.
Carried.
Dean Matthews)
Mr. Morrison )
That the candidates recommended for
the degree of Bachelor of Science
in Pharmacy by the Faculty of
Pharmacy, be approved.
Carried. Wednesday, May 16, 1962 3111
Dean McCreary presented a recommendation of the
Faculty of Medicine that the degree of Doctor of Medicine
be withheld from a student who had fulfilled the academic
requirements, pending complete psychiatric investigation.
The Dean explained that this student had shown some signs of
mental aberration over a period of a year or two, and
appeared to have deteriorated rapidly in the past few months.
At the beginning of his Fourth Year, the student had been
strongly advised by the Faculty to take psychiatric
treatment; he had begun such treatment but had discontinued.
Following discussion of the responsibility of the
University and the legal position, it was moved
Dean Chant)
Mr. Nemetz) That inasmuch as the student in
question did not completely fulfil
the requirements set forth by the
Faculty of Medicine with regard to
his academic work and the conditions
under which his work in the Fourth
Year was undertaken, the conferring
of his degree be deferred.
Defeated.
Mr. Todd )
Mr. Ladner) That the student in question be
granted the degree of Doctor of
Medicine since he has completed
the academic requirements as laid
down in writing.
Carried.
It was agreed that the Dean and the members of the
Faculty of Medicine might deal with this matter further on
an informal basis, as seemed wise under the circumstances.
Dean McCreary)
Dr. McLennan ) That the candidates listed as
approved by the Faculty of Medicine,
and the additional candidate just
approved by Senate, be granted the
degree of Doctor of Medicine.
Carried. Wednesday, May 16, 1962  3112
Acting-Dean Wellwood)
Mr. Knapp )  That the candidates recommended
by the Faculty of Forestry be
granted the degree of Bachelor
of Science in Forestry.
Carried.
Dean Perry )
Mr. Gourlay)  That the candidates for the degree of
Bachelor of Commerce, as recommended
by the Faculty of Commerce and
Business Administration, be approved.
Carried.
Dean Scarfe)
Dr. Johnson) That the candidates recommended by
the Faculty of Education in the
various Divisions be granted the
degree of Bachelor of Education.
Carried.
In referring to the Faculty of Graduate Studies,
Dean Soward stated that seventeen students were expected to
qualify for the Ph.D. degree during 1962, out of a total of
170 admitted as candidates in programmes leading to the
degree.  This slow progress of doctoral candidates was a
common problem in all graduate schools across Canada, and
would have serious consequences for the supply of scholars.
The first Ph.D. in English from U.B.C would be granted this
year.
Dean Soward)
Mr. Gourlay)  That the candidates in the various
programmes in Graduate Studies be
awarded the degrees for which they
have qualified.
Carried.
Dean Gage  )
Dean Scarfe) That the Registrar and the Deans, in
consultation with the Chairman of
Senate, be authorized to make any
necessary revisions in the list of
candidates for degrees, and to
release the marks in all years.
Carried. Wednesday, May 16, 1962  3113
Faculty of Arts and Science
New Course
The Faculty of Arts and Science had approved, and
recommended to Senate, a new course, Political Science 304 (3),
The Press and Public Affairs.
Dean Chant )
Dean Soward) That the course Political Science 304
be approved, subject to approval of
the Board of Governors.
Carried.
Majors in English
For information of Senate, the Faculty of Arts and
Scienee reported its approval of the offering by students of
two majors in English in fulfilment of the requirements for
the degree of Bachelor of Arts - one in English literature,
and one in creative writing.
Dean Chant )
Mr. Gourlay)  That candidates for the degree of
Bachelor of Arts be permitted to
offer two majors in English as
recommended.
Carried.
Bachelor of Fine Arts
Programme
The Faculty of Arts and Science had approved in
principle, and recommended to Senate, the establishment of
a five-year programme leading to the degree of Bachelor of
Fine Arts.  The Department and Faculty would give further
study to the details of the proposed programme.
Dean Chant)
Dean Gage )  That a five-year programme leading to
the degree of Bachelor of Fine Arts
be approved in principle.
Carried.
/ Wednesday, May 16, 1962  3114
Council of the School of
Librarianship
For information of Senate, the Council of the
School of Librarianship reported that Miss Sheila A. Egoff
had been granted Faculty status for the Session 1961-62.
Faculty of Agriculture
For information of Senate, the Faculty of Agriculture
reported that Dr. C. A. Rowles (who was on leave of absence
for a year) had been replaced by Dr. J. C. Berry as one of
the Faculty's representatives on Senate to May, 1963; and
by Dr. A. J. Renney as the Faculty's representative on the
University Library Committee for the balance of 1961-62.
Faculty of Law
The Faculty of Law had recommended that the
following students, having twice failed a year, be required
to withdraw from the Faculty:
Alexander Gordon Campbell
Terry Marcus Grimmett
Peter Harvey Hebb.
Dean Curtis)
Mr. Todd  )  That these three students be required
to withdraw from the Faculty of Law,
as recommended.
Carried.
Faculty of Commerce and
Business Administration
The Faculty of Commerce and Business Administration
had recommended that the following students, having twice
failed a year, be required to withdraw from the Faculty:
Donald Edward Hein
Kenneth Moritsugu Morisawa. Wednesday, May 16, 1962  3115
Dean Perry )
Mr. Gourlay)  That these two students be required
to withdraw from the Faculty of Commerce
and Business Administration, as
recommended.
Carried.
Faculty of Graduate Studies
The Faculty of Graduate Studies had recommended
that, in future, agreement to the publication of a suitable
abstract of the doctoral dissertation be prerequisite to
the awarding of the Ph.D. degree.  Dean Soward stated that
the requirement of publication of doctoral dissertations
had been discontinued on account of the cost.
Dean Soward)
Dean Gage  )  That this recommendation of the
Faculty of Graduate Studies be
approved.
Carried.
Administrative Status of the
Institute of Industrial Relations
Deans MacPhee, Soward and Chant recommended that,
for uniformity of University policy with respect to
administrative status of Institutes, the Institute of
Industrial Relations should be included within the Faculty
of Graduate Studies.
Dean Soward  )
Mr. Carrothers) That the Institute of Industrial
Relations be included within the
Faculty of Graduate Studies, for
administrative purposes.
Carried. Wednesday, May 16, 1962  3118
Reports of Committees
Prizes, Scholarships and Bursaries
Sessional Awards.
Final Years
Copies of List No. 1, of awards based on standing
in the 1961-62 Session, for heads of graduating classes and
students proceeding to graduate work, were circulated at
the meeting.  Dean Gage outlined the records of the heads
of graduating classes.
Dean Gage    )
Dean McCreary) That List No. 1 of awards based
on 1961-62 standing be approved,
and the Chairman of the Committee
on Prizes, Scholarships and
Bursaries, in consultation with
the Registrar and the Deans
concerned, be authorized to
release the names of winners of
awards in the lower years as
the results are compiled.
Carried.
New Awards and Changes
in Awards
Acceptance of the following new awards and changes
in awards was recommended, under the terms indicated:
The Dr. W. T. Kergin Memorial Scholarship
As a memorial to Dr. William Thomas Kergin and
as a tribute to his fine personal qualities
and outstanding public service in the practice
of his profession, this scholarship has toeen
established in the Faculty of Medicine.  It
will be awarded to an undergraduate with a good
academic record who is worthy and deserving of
financial support.  In making the award,
preference will be given to students from
Northern British Columbia or the Upper Coastal
areas. Wednesday, May 16, 1962  3117
The Grand Lodge Masonic Bursaries
The Grand Lodge of Ancient Free and Accepted
Masons of British Columbia annually offers
bursaries in the range of $200.00 to $500.00
each with preference to the sons, daughters, and
legal wards of active members of Masonic Lodges
in British Columbia or of deceased members who
at the time of death were active members of these
Lodges. The purpose of these bursaries is to give
assistance to students who, without financial aid,
would find it impossible or difficult to continue
their education.  Selection of winners will be
made by the University from applicants with
satisfactory academic standing who are beginning
or continuing undergraduate studies at the
University of British Columbia or Victoria College
in a full programme leading to a degree in any
field. First preference will be given to
applicants entering the University or College from
Grades XII and XIII, then to undergraduates who
were assisted in a previous year, and finally
to others.  In order to be considered,a candidate
must obtain from the office of the Dean of
Inter-Faculty Affairs, University of British
Columbia, Vancouver 8, B.C., a Special Bursary
Application form. The completed application must
be received by the University not later than
August 1st.  If the applicant is the son, daughter,
or legal ward of a member of the Lodge the
application must be accompanied by a letter giving
the name and address and details of the Lodge with
which the applicant's immediate family is or has
been associated.
Ruskin Chapter I.O.D.E. Fiftieth
Anniversary Bursary
A bursary of $150.00, gift of the Ruskin Chapter
I.O.D.E. in commemoration of its fiftieth anniversary, will be awarded to a student beginning
studies in the School of Library Science. The
award will be made to a student with good academic
standing who shows promise of success in the field
of Librarianship and needs financial assistance.
The Mobil Oil of Canada. Ltd.. Scholarship
in Applied Science
A scholarship of $400.00, the gift of Mobil Oil
of Canada, Ltd., is open to students in the field
of Chemical, Civil, Electrical, Mechanical,
Metallurgical, or Mining Engineering.  It will be Wednesday, May 16, 1962  3118
awarded to an undergraduate who is entering his
penultimate year.  The recipient will be selected
on the basis of good character and scholastic
attainment.  Consideration will be given to
ability to cooperate with associates, breadth of
interest, initiative, and willingness to assume
responsibility.  An additional amount of $400.00
will be granted to the Department concerned, and
is to be used to increase its teaching effectiveness.
Vancouver General Unit. Local 180.
Scholarships
Two scholarships of $250.00 each are offered
annually by the Vancouver General Unit of the
Hospital Employees' Union Local 180 to students
proceeding in the autumn from Grade XII or XIII
of secondary school to a full programme of
studies at the University of British Columbia
(or Victoria College) in any field leading to a
degree.  To be eligible an applicant must
(a) be the son or daughter of an active member
of the Hospital Employees' Union Local 180
("active" being interpreted as on the staff of
a hospital within the jurisdiction of Local 180,
or on the staff as of January 1st of the year of
the award but since superannuated);  (b) write
the Government Examinations conducted in June by
the Department of Education, B.C., and obtain
clear standing with an overall average of not
less than 70$;  (c) file with the Dean of
Inter-Faculty Affairs, University of British
Columbia, a letter indicating the connection of
his or her parents with the Union and one of
the hospitals, and complete the Special Bursary
Form of the University.  This form, which will
be sent to the candidate on receipt of the letter,
must be received by the University not later than
August 1st.  Candidates should note that intention
to write Government Scholarship Examinations must
be filed with the Department of Education, Victoria,
B.C, through the school principal, before June
1st. The scholarships will be awarded to the two
candidates who, in the opinion of the University
(in consultation with the Union) are best qualified
in terms of academic standing and financial need.
The Chilliwack Medical Society Bursary
A bursary of $300.00, the gift of the Chilliwack
Medical Society, is offered annually to students
in the Faculty of Medicine.  To be eligible, an
applicant must be a resident of the upper part Wednesday, May 16, 1962  31.19
of the Lower Fraser Valley, preferably in the
Chilliwack-Yarrow area, show financial need,
have satisfactory academic standing, and, on
completion of medical training, the intention
to practice in Canada.  The award will be made,
preferably to a student in the First Year, by
the University in consultation with the Society.
The Kiwanis Club of Vancouver. B.C..
Bursary for Wild Life Conservation
A bursary of $200.00, the gift of the Kiwanis Club
of Vancouver, B.C, will be awarded in the session
1962-63 to a second year student in the field of
Wild Life Conservation.  The award will be made to
a student with good academic standing who is worthy
and deserving of financial aid.
The Kiwanis Club of Vancouver. B.C..
Bursary for Soil Conservation
A bursary of $200.00, the gift of the Kiwanis Club
of Vancouver, B.C, will be awarded in the session
1962-63 to a second year student in the field of
Soil Conservation.  The award will be made to a
student with good academic standing who is worthy
and deserving of financial aid.
The Frank de Bruyn Memorial Prize
As a memorial to their son, Frank de Bruyn, a
prize of $50.00 is offered annually by his
parents.  This prize will be awarded to the most
promising student in 17th-century English literary
studies, as at present covered by the courses
English 424 and 425.
Sir John Franklin P.T.A. Bursary
A bursary of $50.00, the gift of Sir John Franklin
P.T.A., was offered to a worthy and deserving
student entering the University. Under the terms
of the award the student selected must have
attended Sir John Franklin in Grades V and VI.
The Aline Smithson Memorial Bursary in
Nursing
As a memorial to Aline Smithson (nee Lawrence) and
as a tribute to her exceptional personal qualities
and cheerful devotion to her family and friends,
this bursary has been established by her husband,
H. William Smithson, and her daughter, Beverly. Wednesday, May 16, 1962  3120
In the amount of $100.00, it will be awarded
annually in December to a student in Nursing who
is worthy and deserving of assistance, has a
good record of achievement and outstanding
qualities of character.
The Charles A. and Jane C.A. Banks
Foundation
This Foundation was established from a bequest to
the University by the late Honourable Charles A. Banks
who, during his term as Lieutenant Governor of the
Province, was official Visitor of this University.
This contribution, which provides support for worthy
and deserving students, is striking evidence of his
generosity, and that of his wife, and of their
concern for the welfare of others.  In accordance
with the terms of the bequest one half of the
annual income provides loans for students in any
year or faculty, and the other half provides
scholarships in the fields of science and
engineering.  Scholarships and loans are awarded
by the Joint Faculty Committee on Prizes,
Scholarships, Bursaries and Loans in accordance
with University practice.
The Diana and P.AE. Irving Scholarship Fund
This bequest from the late Diana Ogilvy Irving
provides scholarships for deserving students of
promise and distinction who are pursuing studies
in the Faculty of Law at this University but who,
without financial assistance, find it difficult
to do so.  One or more awards in the amount of
$1,000.00 each are offered annually. Awards will
be made by the Joint Faculty Committee on Prizes,
Scholarships and Bursaries, whose members are
designated the Trustees of the Scholarship Fund.
The Insurance Company of North America
Prize in Law
A prize of $200.00, gift of the Insurance Company
of North Americat   is offered annually in the
Faculty of Law.  It will be awarded to the student
obtaining the highest standing in the final
examinations in the subject of Insurance Law.
In the event of a tie, the award will be divided. Wednesday, May 16, 1962  3121
The Mrs. H. R. MacMillan Scholarship and
Bursary Fund
The annual income from a bequest by Mrs. H. R.
MacMillan provides scholarships and bursaries
to enable deserving women students with good
academic standing to begin or continue attendance
at the University of British Columbia.  In making
awards the Scholarship Committee of the University
will give special preference to those whose
circumstances make it necessary to be self-supporting.
Maud LeGallais Memorial Bursary
To honour the memory of Maud LeGallais and her
contributions in the field of education as
founder and head of St. Michael's School for
Girls, Vernon, this bursary has been established
by former students and friends.  It will be
awarded annually to a woman student who has
completed high school in Vernon, B.C., and is
beginning her studies at the University of
British Columbia.  The award will be made to a
student worthy and deserving of financial aid.
The United Steel Workers of America
Scholarships
Two scholarships of $500.00 each, are offered
annually to students who are sons or daughters
of active members of the Union residing in the
Lower Mainland, and who are proceeding in the
autumn from Grade XII or XIII of secondary school
to a full programme of studies at the University
of British Columbia leading to a degree in any
field.  Each candidate must apply by letter,
received not later than June 1st, and addressed
to the Secretary, United Steel Workers of America,
33 East Broadway, Vancouver 10, B.C The letter
must contain the following details: applicant's
full name, address, age; name of school and grade
attended; brief outline of proposed studies at
the University; name and address of parent or
guardian and of his or her service with the Union.
Candidates must write the Departmental Examinations
conducted in June by the Department of Education,
B.C  Winners will be selected by the University. Wednesday, May 16, 1962  3122
H. A. Roberts Scholarship
A scholarship of $200.00, gift of H. A. Roberts
Ltd., is offered to a student in Commerce and
Business Administration who is taking the Estate
Management programme, has high academic standing,
and is deserving of assistance to further his
education.  The award is to be made on the
recommendation of the Faculty and preference is
to be given to a former student of Britannia
High School, Vancouver.
Canada Law Book Co. Limited Prizes - increase in
number from one to three.
Pi Gamma Chapter of the Fraternity of Phi Gamma
Delta Bursary - increase in value from $75.00 to
$100.00.
Chapter AE - P.E.O. Bursary - increase in value
from $75.00 to $100.00.
H. R. MacMillan Scholarship given by the Canadian
Imperial Bank of Commerce - increase in value from
$1,200.00 to $1,600.00.
Dean Gage)
Dr. Sharp)  That these new awards and changes
in awards be accepted, subject to
approval of the Board of Governors
where necessary, and that suitable
letters of appreciation be sent to
the donors.
Carried.
Dean Gage stated his belief that much of the
increase in number of available awards, and bequests to the
University for student aid purposes, was attributable to
Dr. MacKenzie's public relations and work on behalf of the
University.
Honorary Degrees
The Committee on Honorary Degrees had recommended
that at the Autumn Congregations, October 25 and 26, 1962,
honorary degrees should be conferred on the following if Wednesday, May 16, 1962  3123
they were able to be present to accept the degrees.  These
recommendations were associated with the anticipated
installation of Dr. J. B. Macdonald as President,and the
opening of the new building for the Faculty and College of
Education.
Dr. J.F.K. English, Deputy Minister of Education for
British Columbia - LL.D.;
Dr. J. B. Conant, former President of Harvard University
and distinguished chemist - D.Sc.;
Dr. Jacques Barzun, Provost and Dean of Arts, and former
Dean of the Graduate School, Columbia University -
LL.D.;
Sir Philip Morris, Vice-Chancellor, University of
Bristol - LL.D.;
Dr. Nathan Pusey, President of Harvard University and
eminent classical scholar - LL.D.
Dean Soward)
Dean Scarfe)  That honorary degrees as indicated
be conferred on those recommended
at the Autumn Congregations, 1962,
if they are able to be present.
Carried.
Extra-Sessional Credit
Programme
Dean Gage stated that the Committee on Extra-
Sessional Credit Programme wished to withdraw for revision
the correspondence courses English 429 and History 313, and
to replace them by English 406 and 431, and History 212.
The Committee wished also to replace Education 430 by
Education 412 since the writer and marker of the former
course would be on leave of absence in 1962-63. Wednesday, May 16, 1962  3124
Dean Gage  )
Dean Scarfe)  That changes in correspondence course
offerings for 1962-63 be approved as
recommended.
Carried.
Academic Programme at
Prince George
The Faculty of Arts and Science, with the
concurrence of the Chairman of the Committee on Extra-
Sessional Credit Programme, had recommended that the academic
programme at Prince George be continued for 1962-63, with
three credit courses to be offered by a Resident Instructor,
at no cost to the University.  Mr. Gordon Elliott was
prepared to offer English 200, English 300 and History 313.
Dean Chant)
Dean Gage )  That the academic programme at
Prince George be approved for
1962-63, as recommended.
Carried.
Training Programme in
Public Administration for
Provincial Civil Servants
A report on the three-year in-service training
programme for employees of the Government of British Columbia,
initiated in 1956 as a joint project of the University and
the Government, was circulated.  Dr. D. V. Smiley, director
of the course, was present to answer questions on the report
and the programme. Dr. Smiley indicated that the Government
wished to continue the programme on a year-to-year basis. Wednesday, May 16, 1962  3125
Publications
As requested at the previous meeting, Dean Perry
had arranged for circulation to Senate of a progress report
on the proposal to establish a University press.  In addition,
Dean Perry stated that the Board of Governors had decided
that, when a bequest from the late F. J. Burd was received
by the University, the income should be made available for
a University press, to encourage scholarly publications.
It was agreed that the report should be received,
and returned to the agenda at any time if questions arose.
Academic Organization
of the University
Dean Gage reported that the Committee on Academic
Organization had not met as a whole since the last meeting
of Senate, but a sub-committee considering entrance tests
to the University other than academic examinations had
recommended that the tests given by the University Counselling
Bureau should be taken by all students entering the University
in 1962-63 from Grade XII, in order to obtain a complete set
of data.
Dean Gage  )
Mr. Gourlay)  That all students entering the
University from Grade XII in the
autumn of 1962 be required to take
the tests administered by the
University Counselling Bureau.
Carried.
It was noted that in some cases students would have
fulfilled this requirement by taking the tests in their high
schools earlier in the year. Wednesday, May 16, 1962  3126
Recreation. Athletics and
Physical Education
In accordance with instructions of Senate at the
previous meeting, the Committee on Recreation, Athletics and
Physical Education had studied the changes involved in
transferring the School of Physical Education and Recreation
as a School from the Faculty of Arts and Science to the
Faculty of the College of Education for all academic purposes,
and in organizing the physical education activities as a unit
separate from the academic programme.  A report of the
Committee had been circulated prior to the meeting, and was
supplemented by a proposed organization chart.
The Committee believed that the School could
function effectively as a School within the Faculty of the
College of Education provided that it retained the administrative autonomy it now had, with separate budgetary
provision within the Faculty, and separate organization of
Physical Education and Recreation credit courses.  The
Committee suggested also that an Activities, Services and
Facilities Division be established, responsible through the
Director of the School to the President, with separate
budgetary provision.  Since the major portion of the operating
budgets for extra-mural athletics was made available by the
Alma Mater Society, the Committee believed that these
activities, with the exception of staff appointments, should
be administered through the Men's and Women's Athletic
Committees with a chain of authority direct to the President. Wednesday, May 16, 1962  3127
Dean Matthews)
Dean Scarfe  )  That the report of the Committee
on Recreation, Athletics and Physical
Education on proposed change in
administration of the School of
Physical Education and Recreation
be accepted in principle, and that
the Committee be authorized to
initiate necessary negotiations
between the Dean of the Faculty and
College of Education, the Director
of the School of Physical Education
and Recreation, and the President,
including consultation and negotiation
with the President of the Alma Mater
Society with respect to extra-mural
athletics.
Carried.
Revision of the University
Act
The President commented on the history of the
establishment of the University and Victoria College.  He
expressed the view that, with the demand for regional
colleges in other parts of the Province, it was desirable
that agreement should be reached on a pattern of organization
and government, to avoid unequal standards of education,
unnecessary duplication of programmes, and waste of public
funds.
Mr. Nemetz stated that the Victoria College Council
was very much concerned that legislation be approved shortly
defining the status of Victoria College.  Dr. Macdonald,
President designate, had expressed his wish to take part in
the deliberations, and had informed the Victoria College
Council that he would make this a matter of first priority
on his arrival in Vancouver in the latter half of July. Wednesday, May 16, 1962  3128
The Board of Governors had drawn up, and approved,
recommendations for the development of a system of higher
education in British Columbia.  These recommendations had
been referred to the Committee on Revision of the University
Act at a meeting in the afternoon of May 16th.
The Committee had agreed that the statement should
be circulated and read to Senate, and had recommended that
Senate members study the statement and then hold a special
meeting early in August to discuss it.  Included in the
recommendations was a suggestion that, if the Government of
British Columbia were not prepared to accept the basic
principles set forth, the Government should appoint a Royal
Commission or a nationally recognized educationalist to
determine the most desirable organization for higher education
in British Columbia.
Mr. Davies, as Secretary to the Committee, then
read the statement.
Mr. Nemetz added that the Committee had suggested,
if a special meeting of Senate were held, the President and
the Chancellor should be empowered to invite to that meeting
interested individuals or representatives of interested
groups, in an endeavour to achieve unanimity of recommendations
to be presented to the Government.
Mr. Nemetz)
Dean Chant) That a special meeting of Senate be held
early in August for discussion of the
recommendations from the Board of
Governors for the development of British
Columbia*s system of higher education,
and that the President and the Chancellor
be authorized to invite non-members of Senate
who might contribute to the discussion.
Carried. Wednesday, May 16, 1962  3129
Dr. Elliott)
Dr. Gibson )  That this special meeting of Senate
be held in the evening of Wednesday,
August 8th.
Carried.
Executive Committee re
Fraternities and Sororities
A report of the sub-committee of the Senate
Executive Committee appointed to convey University policy in
respect to discriminatory practices of fraternities to those
fraternities apparently not in conformity with the policy,
was circulated at the meeting.  The report indicated that
one of the three fraternities in question was actually
conforming with the University policy; that the second had
requested from its head office local dispensation to permit
initiation without regard to race, creed or colour; and that
the local chapter of the third fully endorsed the policy of
Senate, and it appeared likely that the general council
would shortly adopt a non-discriminatory policy.
Mr. Carrothers)
Dean Gage    )  That this report be received, and
that the Senate Executive Committee
be instructed to keep the second and
third fraternities under surveillance
and to report in its discretion to
Senate at a later date.
Carried.
University Publications
For information of Senate, copies of the following
publications were on display:  Calendar, 1962-63; Summer
Session Announcement, 1962; Summary of Publications of the
Faculty and Staff, 1960-61; Totem, 1962.  Senate conveyed Wednesday, May 16, 1962  3130
its thanks to Dean Gage and the Registrar for their work in
the preparation of the first two, and agreed that a letter of
congratulation should be sent to the Editor of the Totem.
Faculty Publications
Publications by members of Faculty, received by the
President since the previous meeting of Senate, were on display,
Spring Congregations
Details of the programme for Spring Congregation,
May 24th and 25th, and degrees to be conferred, were noted
on the agenda.  The President added that the Baccalaureate
Service would be held in the evening of May 23rd, with
Dr. W. J. Rose as speaker.
Victoria College Council
A report on results of the sessional examinations
at Victoria College was circulated.
Dr. Hickman)
Dr. Elliott) That the candidates for degrees as
listed, recommended by the Faculty
and Council of Victoria College, be
granted the degrees for which they
have qualified at the Victoria College
Congregation on May 28th.
Carried.
Congratulations were extended to Dr. Hickman on
his daughter*s leading Second Year Arts and Science at the
College.
Off-campus Credit Course
Dr. Hickman requested approval for Victoria College
to offer Education 331 as a credit course at Nanaimo during Wednesday, May 16, 1962  3131
1962-63. Mr. Hugh Taylor of the College Faculty would
lecture two evenings a week.
Dr. Hickman)
Dr. Elliott)  That this extra-mural credit course
to be offered by Victoria College at
Nanaimo in 1962-63 be approved.
Carried.
Circulated Material
The following reports had been circulated and were
received for information:
Report from the Director of Housing on Supervision of
Residences
Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching
report on "The College and University President at Work"
Addresses by Dr. MacKenzie to the Vancouver Board of
Trade Advertising and Sales Bureau; and at the opening
of the sale of art on behalf of the Canadian Peace
Research Institute
Article by Oscar Handlin on "Are the Colleges Killing
Education?"
Report of Student Statistics
A summary of studies on student academic performance
compiled over the period 1952-1961 was distributed at the
meeting.
Dean Curtis)
Dean Gage  ) That this report be made available
to interested members of the University
teaching staff and to outside publication.
Carried.
It was agreed that the report should be returned
to the agenda of the next regular meeting in case members of
Senate had questions on it. Wednesday, May 16, 1962  313;
Death of Mr. William Morgan
* The following memorial minute to the late
William Morgan, member of Senate from 1938 to 1940, was read:
WILLIAM MORGAN
William Morgan died in Vancouver March 23,
1962, at the age of seventy-three.
jf Holding degrees from the University of
Toronto and the University of British Columbia,
* he served first as a social worker until 1921,
at which time he joined the Vancouver School
system to begin a distinguished teaching career
that lasted until 1954.  During this period he
was elected by his colleagues to the presidency
of the British Columbia Teachers* Federation,
and further recognition of his talents was
reflected by his appointment to the Senate of
the University of British Columbia as the
representative of the High School Principals
and Assistants for the years 1938 to 1940.
Mr. Morgan found his recreation in games.
So active was he that he filled the office of
president of the Vancouver Inter-High School
Athletic Association.  For many years he coached
the Vancouver Technical School's Rugby Team.
The Senate of the University of British
Columbia joins with Mr. Morgan*s many former
students and admirers in expressing sympathy
to the family.
It was agreed that this statement should be
inscribed on the minutes of Senate, and a copy sent to
Mrs. Morgan and her family.
Correspondence
Mrs. F. J. Burd
A letter of appreciation from Mrs. F. J. Burd for
the memorial statement to Dr. Burd was received. Wednesday, May 16, 1962  3133
University Women's Club of
Victoria
The University Women's Club of Victoria had written
to applaud the change in admission standards to the University
recently announced by Senate.
Canadian Mental Health
Association
The President reported receipt of a letter from the
Canadian Mental Health Association with respect to the
training of physiotherapists and occupational therapists.
He brought this to the attention of Senate simply as a
reminder of the shortage of trained therapists in Canada.
Other Business
University Policy on
Recognition of Chaplains
A letter from Dr. R. M. Clark as Chairman of the
University Religious Council, and Rev. William Nicholls as
Professor of Religious Studies, containing certain proposals
as to recognition of Chaplains at the University, was
circulated at the meeting.
Dean Gage  )
Dean Soward)  That this letter be referred back
to the Executive Committee of Senate
for investigation and report to
Senate in due course.
Carried.
Opening of Fine Arts Building
Senate noted that the official opening of the Fine
Arts Building, named in honour of Professor Lasserre, would
be held on Tuesday, May 29th. Wednesday, May 16, 1962  3134
Awards to Students and Staff
in Various Departments
The President reported that he had been informed
of a number of scholarship awards to graduating students and
Faculty members. The Department of History had an
exceptionally distinguished record this year.
Honorary Degrees
The President drew Senate's attention to the fact
that Dean Soward was to receive an honorary LL.D. from
Carleton University on May 25th, and that Mr. Geoffrey Andrew
had received an honorary degree from the University of King*s
College in Halifax on May 10th.
Dean Chant*s report that President MacKenzie was
to receive'an honorary degree from the Memorial University of
Newfoundland on May 19th was greeted by enthusiastic
applause.
Emeritus Status for Dr. MacKenzie
The Secretary reported notification from the Board
of Governors that the Board had conferred the title of
President Emeritus on Dr. MacKenzie, effective upon his
retirement.
Good Wishes to Dr. MacKenzie
Mr. Nemetz referred to Dr. MacKenzie's positive
leadership, belief in humanitarianism, and great faith in
the young people of Canada. He felt these three
characteristics contributed to the great respect in which Wednesday, May 16, 1962  3135
members of Senate and the University community held
Dr. MacKenzie.  On behalf of Senate, he expressed good wishes
to Dr. and Mrs. MacKenzie for the future, and the hope that
Dr. MacKenzie would partake in the deliberations of Senate
from time to time.
After the round of applause which endorsed these
remarks, Dr. MacKenzie thanked the Senate and stated that
it had been a great pleasure and privilege to work with the
members of this Senate, and its predecessors over the past
eighteen years.
The meeting adjourned at 10:45 p.m.
Secretary.
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