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August  23,  1946.
The fifth regular meeting of the Senate  of the University of British Columbia was held on Friday,  August  23rd,
1946,  at   8:00  p.m.,   in the  Board and Senate Room.
Present:     President MacKenzie   (in the  Chair),  Dean D.
Buchanan,     Dean J. N.  Finlayson,  Dean F. M.  Clement, Dean
G. F. Curtis,  Dr.  0.  J. Todd, Mr. W. H.  Gage,  Dr.  H. J.
MacLeod, Mr.  F. Read,  Mr.  F.  J.  Burd,   Dr.   J.  M. Ewing,  Mrs.
K. M.  Beckett, Mr.  K.  P.  Caple, Mrs.   Sally Murphy Creighton,
Dr. A. E.  Grauer,  Dr.  Sherwood Lett,  Dean M.  Dorothy
Mawdsley,  Dr.  W.  N.  Sage,  Dr.  G.  G.  Sedgewick,   Dr.  A.  B.
Schinbein,     Dr.   J.  F. Walker,  Dr. H. V. Warren,  Dr.  C.A.H.
Wright and Miss Florence  S. Mulloy.
Expressions  of regret for their  inability to  be present were  received from Dr.  G.  H.  Harris, Mr.  A.  E.   Lord,
Dr.  J. G. Brown,  Dr.  Frank Turnbull, Mr. H.  0 English,
Mr.  H.  N.  MacCorkindale,   and Mr.   A.  R.  Lord.
The President called attention to the recent  death of
one  of the members of Senate, Mr.  J. W.  Spencer,  of Victoria,
Dr.  Todd )
Dean Finlayson)That Dr.  Sedgewick be asked to
prepare an appropriate minute to
be  spread on the records.
Carried
Dr.   Lett     )
Dr. Wright) That the minutes  of the  meeting of
May  14th,   1946,   be taken   as read
and adopted.
Carried
Attention was called to the  fact that Mr. A. E.  Lord's
term of  office as a representative  of Senate  on the Board
of Governors had expired unless an alternative  interpretation could be placed on the wording of the University Act.
Dr. Sage  )
Dr. Wright) That the matter be laid over to the
next meeting of Senate and the opinion
of the University solicitor obtained.
Carried 1228
August  23,   1946,
Dr. Lett     )
Dr.   Grauer)  That,   in the meantime,  Mr.   Lord act
as a representative  of Senate  on the
Board.
Carried
From the Board of Governors
Professors Emeriti  - Approved.
Vancouver Canadian Club Scholarships and Bursaries  -
Approved.
Dean Buchanan)
Dean Curtis     )  That the  Senate  approve these
Scholarships and Bursaries and a
letter  of thanks  be   sent to the
donors.
Carried
Shanahan's Limited Scholarship - Approved.
The  Shanahan's Limited Scholarship
For   research  in colloidal  chemistry,   Shanahan's
Limited offers a scholarship of $500.00,  open to
Honour graduates  in Chemistry in the Faculty of Arts
and Science,  or graduates in Chemical Engineering  in
the Faculty of Applied Science.    The   topic  of research
will be  chosen after  consultation with the Department
of Chemistry of the University and the  donors.
Recipients must be qualified to undertake graduate
and research work in respect  of scholarship, research
ability,   personality and health.
Dr. Grauer   )
Mrs. Creighton) That the scholarship be approved
and a letter of thanks sent to
the donors.
Carried
Crofton House Alumnae Scholarship - Approved.
The Crofton House Alumnae Scholarship
A scholarship of $175.00, the gift of the Crofton
House Alumnae, is available annually for a student of
Crofton House School who is proceeding to the University of British Columbia.  In making the award, consideration will be given to scholastic ability,
character, leadership, and participation in the
activities of the School. The winner will be selected
by the Headmistress and Staff. N
1229
August 23, 1946,
Dean Buchanan)
Dean Mawdsley) That the scholarship be accepted
and a letter of thanks sent to
the donors.
Carried
Pharmaceutical Association of British Columbia Prizes -
Approved
The Pharmaceutical Association of the
Province of British Columbia Prize
A cash prize of $50.00, the gift of the Pharmaceutical Association of the Province of British
Columbia will be awarded annually to a student completing the Fourth Year.  The award will be made on
the recommendation of the Head of the Department to
the student whose record during the entire course, in
both the practical and theoretical parts of the
pharmaceutical subjects, is considered to be the
most outstanding.
The Pharmaceutical Association of the
Province of British Columbia Scholarship
A scholarship of $100.00, the gift of the Pharmaceutical Association of the Province of British
Columbia, will be awarded to a student entering
Second Year Pharmacy. The award will be made to the
student with the highest entrance qualifications,
as determined by the written examination on the
practical training taken between the First and
Second Years.
Mr.   Gage )
Dr.   Lett)  That these  prizes be accepted and a
letter  of thanks sent to  the  donors.
Carried
Independent Order of Odd Fellows Bursaries - Approved.
The United I.O.O.F. Bursaries
Six bursaries of $200.00 each, provided by the
Grand Lodge of B.C., I.O.O^F., the Grand Encampment,
and the Rebekah Assembly are available annually for
students in any Year of any Faculty. Under terms
approved by the Grand Bodies, one bursary will be
offered in each of the following districts of the
Province:  (1) Vancouver Island and Powell River;.
(2) Greater Vancouver; (3) New Westminster and the
Lower Fraser Valley; (4) the Kootenays; (5) North
and South Okanagan, including Princeton and Merritt; f
1230
August 23,1946,
(6) Main Line of the C.P.R. east of Chilliwack, and
Northern B.C. The awards will be made by a joint
committee consisting of two representatives from
each of the Grand Bodies.  In general, applications
will be considered first from members of the immediate families of Odd Fellows or Rebekahs, but failing suitable candidates from these sources, the
Committee may award the bursaries to other worthy
applicants. Special consideration will be given to
applicants with financial need. Full details of the
awards and application forms may be obtained from
the Secretary of any Odd Fellows Lodge or Rebekah
Lodge, or from the Grand Secretary of the Grand
Lodge, I.O.O.F. Applications should be submitted to
the Grand Secretary, 144 Hastings St.West, Vancouver,
not later than September 1st.
Dr. Todd )
! Mr. Caple) That these bursaries be accepted and
a letter of thanks sent to the donors.
Carried
i
Wartime Convalescent Homes, War Charity Fund Scholarship
Approved.
W The R.C.A.F. Veterans'  Bursary Fund
A A stun of money given to the University by the
Wartime  Convalescent Homes,  War Charity Funds,
Incorporated, Vancouver Division,  provides an annual
fund  if approximately $300.00 for bursaries.     These
bursaries will be  available   for R.C.A.F.  Veterans
of the War 1939-45 and for their dependents.     Awards
y will be made  on the basis of scholastic  standing
and financial need.     Applications,   on forms  obtainable  at  the Registrar's Office,   should be  submitted
1 to the Registrar not  later  than August  15.     These
* awards will be available  for the first time  in the
Session 1947-48.
Mr. Gage  )
v Dr. Wright) That this scholarship be accepted
and a letter of thanks sent to the
donors.
> Parried
i Pharmaceutical Association of British Columbia contribu
tion for Equipment.
;   Notice was received that the Pharmaceutical Associa-
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August  23,   194-6,
A tion had contributed $5,000.00 to assist  in the establish-
ment  of the course  in Pharmacy and an additional stun of
$150.00 for awards  in this  course.     The Board had express-
y ed approval  of Professor E.L. Woods'   suggestion that the
donation  of $5,000.00 be used to  purchase equipment for
the  Pharmacy Building.     It was  agreed that  a letter  of
thanks should be  sent to the  donors.
1
A letter was  received from the  Board of Governors
>-
stating that  it  had  invited a  commission of experts  on
medical education to come  to Vancouver the   latter  part
of August to  survey the local   situation  in respect to
1 the  establishment  of a Faculty of Medicine   at the Univer
sity of British Columbia.    The Board suggested that a
™ committee  of Senate  be re-constituted to advise  and con-
y suit with  the President with reference to the matters to
be  discussed with  this commission.     It was  proposed to
re-constitute the Senate Committee as follows and to add
/ to it  several members    of the  Faculty:
Senate Members -    Dean J.N.Finlayson  (Chairman)
Dean D. Buchanan
1 Dean F.M.  Clement
i Dean G.F.  Curtis
Mr.  A.E.  Lord
Dr.  G.G.Sedgewick
y Dr.   H.J. MacLeod
Faculty Members  - Professor E.L. Woods
Dr. B. Eagles
Dr.  T.M.C.  Taylor
1 Dr.  G.M.  Shrum
Dr.  R.H.  Clark
Dr.  W.A. Hoar
•Dr.  A.  H.  Hutchinson
Dr.   L.  E. Ranta
Dr.  C. E.  Dolman 1232
August 23, 1946.
) Dean Finlayson)
Dr.  Todd )   That the  President's action
be approved and that Professor
Chant's name  be  added to the
Committee.
Carried
Dr.  Schinbein)
Mr.   Caple )  That Dr.  Turnbull's name   be
added to the Committee.
Carried
The President gave a brief explanation covering the
reasons for inviting the outside medical authorities and
outlined what assistance could be obtained from them.
A letter was received from the Board of Governors
stating that it had approved the memorandum on the proposed
course in Optometry as prepared by Professor W. H. Gage,
subject to the approval of Faculty and Senate. It was also
'      recommended that authorization be given to begin the course
in pre-Optometry during the Session 1946-47, if this seems
wise and necessary, at a cost of not more than $3,000.00 to
be charged to surplus fees and supplementary grants. A
recommendation was received from the Faculty of Arts and
Science that courses in Physics Optics and Physiological
1 Optics be offered in the Session 1946-47, subject to the
1 conditions set forth by the Board of Governors, to enable
*- students to enter the third year of Optometry courses given
in other institutions.
Mr. Gage )
i Dr. Ewing) That Senate approve of the organiza
tion of these courses in the
Session 194 6-47 provided they seem
i _ wise and necessary.
9 Carried
a 1233
August 23, 1946.
The Report of the President for the academic year
ended August 31st, 1945, was received. Copies of the report
had been circulated to the members of Senate.
Dean Buchanan )
Dean Finlayson)  That the   report  be  received and
filed.
Carried
Discussion followed as to the   advisability of  changing
the form of the  report for another year.
Dr. Walker)
Dr. Warren)  That the   President  be   instructed to
consult   with the   Board  of Governors
about the  circulation  of the  President's
Report to the Press and other interested
parties  and that the matter be  left  in
the hands of the President with power
to act.
Carried
Speaker for the Autumn Congregation
The President stated that there was no final report
yet available in this connection.
The Registrar presented a report on the attendance at
the Summer Session, 1946, with figures to indicate the
number of ex-service personnel included in the registration.
From the Faculty of Arts and Science
Dean Buchanan presented the results of the examinations
of the Regular Winter Session - a summary of the lower years
which had been deferred from the May meeting of Senate.
Dean Buchanan)
Dr. Wright   ) That these reports be received.
Carried
Dean Buchanan presented the report of the Special
Winter Session and called attention to the very few failures 1234
August  23,   1946.
listed in the report.
Dean Buchanan)
Mr.  Gage )  That this report  be  accepted by
Senate.
Carried
A report of the results of the  Special Spring Session
was  also presented by Dean Buchanan  in which the  large
number  of  failures was  noted.
Dean Buchanan)
Mr.   Gage )  That this report  be received  by
Senate .
Carried
Results  of the Examinations  of the Summer Session
Dean Buchanan presented a summary of the examination
results and the  list  of candidates recommended for  degrees
in the Faculty  of Arts and Science.
Dean Buchanan
Mr.  Gage
Dean Buchanan
Mr.   Gage
Dean Buchanan
Mr.  Gage
Dean Buchanan
Mr. Gage
That the report  of the Summer
Session be received and accepted
by Senate.
Carried
That the degree of B.A. be conferred
upon the candidates listed in the
report.
Carried
That the degree of B.Com. be conferred upon the candidates listed
in the report.
Carried
That the degree of B.Ed, be conferred
upon the candidates listed in the
report.
Carried
Course in Physical Education
Dean Buchanan presented the recommendation from the 1235
August 23,   1946.
Faculty of Arts and Science that the   proposed course   in
Physical Education be  approved  in principle;   that the  outline  of the Second Year as amended by the Faculty be approved
in detail;   and that the course for the  Upper Years and the
question of the degree to be  awarded be  presented at a
later date.    The subjects for the Second Year are  as follows:
Units
English 200 or 205 3
Psychology 101 or 100 3
Biology  100  or Chemistry  100 3
Applied Personal and Community Hygiene 3
(For 1946-47 only,   it  is recommended that
Nursing 454,  455,  4-61 be  accepted  in lieu
of a course  especially designed for
Physical Education  students.)
History and Principles  of Physical
Education and Recreation 2
Elective 3
Physical Education Activity Courses  -  7 hours
per week.
Dean Buchanan)
Dr. Sedgewick) That this second year course be
approved for the year 1946-47,
the details of the courses for the
upper years and the degree to be
granted to be considered later.
Carried
Directed Reading Courses.  1946-47
Dean Buchanan  presented the   recommendation  of the
Faculty of Arts and Science with reference to Directed
Reading Courses  for the Session 1946-47:
Dean Buchanan)
Dr.  Sage )  That the following courses be
given as Directed Reading Courses
for the Session 1946-47:
Economics  100 and History 310.
Carried 1236
j
» August  23,   1946.
Canadian  Legion Educational Service Correspondence Courses
A recommendation was received from the Faculty  of Arts
and Science that  the   courses offered through the Canadian
Legion Educational Services be  discontinued but that every
effort  be made  to serve  the needs  of handicapped veterans
in cooperation with the Department  of Veterans'  Affairs.
Dean Buchanan)
Dr.  Lett )  That this recommendation be
approved.
Carried
Change  in Course  in Pharmacy
The following recommendations  from the  Department  of
Pharmacy were forwarded from the Faculty of Arts and
Science:
(1) That  Latin  90 be recommended,   but  not  required in
First Year for  students who have not  obtained credit
for  Latin III of the  High School course;   and that an
elementary course   in Pharmaceutical  Latin   (Pharmacy
205)   be  provided for those who enter the  Second Year
with no Latin  credit.
(2) That  the   subjects  of Pharmaceutical  History and
Literature  be  combined with Pharmaceutical Latin to
make a two  lecture  a week course   in the Second Year.
Dean Buchanan)
Mr.  Gage )  That this recommendation be
approved.
Carried
Credit  for Chemistry 225   (formerly Chemistry C)  Pre-Dental
Dean Buchanan presented a recommendation from the
Faculty of Arts  and Science that   pre-dental  students be
permitted to take Chemistry 225   (formerly Chemistry C)  as
a Second Year  subject. 1237
August  23,   194 6.
Dean Buchanan)
Dr. Sage    ) That this course be made available
for pre-dental students.
Carried
New Courses
Recommendations were received from the Faculty of Arts
and Science that the following new courses be offered in
the Session 1946-47:
Economics 401 - Business Cycles.     A survey  of  business  cycle  theories,  and some  of the  applications
to Canadian  economics problems.     There  will be  a
discussion  of the  major works related to business
cycles of J.M.  Keynes,  D.H.Robertson,  A.C.Pigou,
F.Hayek,  A.H.Hansen,  J.A.Schumpeter, R.G.Hawtrey,
G.Heberler,  Paul Sweezy,  and others.
Text:     Heberler,   Gottfired,  Prosperity and Depression,
League  of Nations,   1941   (3rd Edition only).
Three hours a week.    Mr.   Clark.     3 units.
Dean Buchanan)
Mr.  Gage ) That this course be approved.
Carried
Commerce 486 - Personnel Management and Labour
Relations.  (a) Organization, Routine and Administration of a Personnel Department,  (b) Principles
and practices of Labour Management Relations.
Mr. Mahoney.  3 units.
Commerce 496 - Transportation Practices and Policies
Mr. Bell.  3 units.
Dean Buchanan)
Dr. Lett    ) That these courses be approved.
Carried
A recommendation was received from the Faculty of Arts
and Science that Education 535, (formerly Education 38)-
Evaluation - be increased in value from if units to 3 units,
Dean Buchanan)
Mr. Gage    ) That this change be approved by
Senate.
Carried 1238
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* August  23,   1946.
> fk\                 Reports  of Committees
Prizes,  Scholarships and Bursaries
New Awards
a Mr.  Gage, Chairman  of the   Joint Faculty Committee
on Scholarships,  Prizes and Bursaries,  presented the
following report  on the Scholarships and Bursaries con-
■* tributed    through the Men's Canadian Club of Vancouver:
* The   John Inglis Company,  Limited,  Scholarships
Two  scholarships  of $125.00 each, the  gift  of the
* John Inglis Company Limited,  Toronto,  will be awarded
annually to the  students  completing the  Second Year
_ with  highest  standing and proceeding to the  Third
Year  in Mining  or Metallurgical Engineering.     Second
Year  students who  intend  to  specialize   in either  of
A these  fields, and are therefore  eligible to be  con
sidered for these  awards,  should notify the  Head of
the  Department  of Mining and Metallurgy not   later
* a than the last  day of the final examinations.
The  Pat t is on Bursaries
Two  bursaries of $100.00 each, the gift  of Mr.
J.W.  Pattison,  are  available  for graduates taking
„ the  professional   course   in Social Work  or for under
graduates who intend to enter this  field.     The  awards
will be made  to students with high scholastic  standing and  in need of financial  assistance.     Applications,
* on forms available  at the Registrar's Office, must
be   submitted to the Registrar not   later than  August  15.
> The Northern Electric Company,  Limited.   Prize
A cash prize  of  $100.00,  the  gift  of the   Northern
k Electric Company,   Limited,  will be  awarded to the
student  in Electrical Engineering whose  scholastic
record in the  final two years of the course has been
* the most   outstanding.
The Vancouver Daily Province  Scholarship
>
A scholarship  of  $250.00,  given by the Vancouver
Daily Province for the   promotion of the study of
* government,   will be awarded  to a student taking  an
A                          Honour Course  in Political Science   (or a combined
y Honour Course  in Political  Science  and some  other
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August  23,   1946.
subject).     The  award will be made to the  student who
completes the Third Year with the  highest standing
in Government 300 and is proceeding to the Fourth
Year of the Honour Course.
The Burbidge Scholarships
Two  scholarships of $125.00 each, the  gift of
Mr.  P.W.  Burbidge, will be awarded for general
proficiency in the Honour Course  in Physics,   or  in
Mathematics and Physics.    These awards will  be made
to the two  students obtaining  highest  standing in
the examinations of the Third Year,   and proceeding
to the Fourth Year.
The Woodward Scholarships
Two  scholarships,   the gift  of the   Honourable
W.C. Woodward,  will be available as follows:
1. the   sum of $125.00 will be  awarded to the
student   in Third Year Commerce who obtains
highest   standing  in Commerce  26l   (Marketing),
and  is proceeding to the   Fourth Year.
2. the  sum of  $125.00 will  be awarded to the
student   in Third Year Commerce  who obtains
highest  standing  in Commerce 467   (Advertising),
and is proceeding to the Fourth Year.
To  be  eligible for  either of  these  awards,   a  student
must also  obtain high standing in the   other  courses
of the  Third Year.
The  Hogarth Scholarships
Two scholarships  of $125.00 each,  the gift  of
Major-General D. M.  Hogarth,  Toronto, will  be
awarded annually to  students  completing the Third
Year  of Agriculture and proceeding to the  Fourth
Year.    The  recipients will be  recommended by the
Faculty of Agriculture  on the  basis   of general  proficiency and outstanding ability  in one or more  of
the  fields of Agricultural Economics,  Agronomy,
Animal Husbandry,  Dairying,  Horticulture   (including
Plant Nutrition),  Poultry Husbandry,   and Farm
Mechanics.
The   Lambert Scholarship
A scholarship of  $200.00,  the gift  of Brigadier
Noel D.  Lambert,  will  be  awarded annually to the
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August  23,   1946,
student obtaining highest  standing in the Third
Year of Civil Engineering, and proceeding to the
Fourth Year  of that  course.
The  Canadian Forest Products,   Limited,  Scholarships
Two  scholarships  of  $150.00 each,   the gift  of
Canadian Forest Products,  Limited,  will be awarded
to the students  obtaining highest  standing  in the
Third Year  of the Forest Engineering Course,   and
proceeding to the Fourth Year.
The Canadian Forest Products,   Limited.  Prizes
Two  prizes  of  $100.00 each,   the  gift  of Canadian
Forest Products,  Limited, will be awarded to
students  graduating  in Forestry with the degree
of B.A.Sc    The  awards will  be made  on the  basis
of general proficiency  in the work of the  final
two  years.
The Cunningham Scholarship
A general proficiency scholarship of  $100.00,
the gift of Mr.  George T. Cunningham, will be
awarded annually to the student obtaining highest
standing   in the Third Year  of Pharmacy and proceeding to the  Fourth Year  of the course.
The  Cunningham Prize
A cash prize  of $50.00,  the  gift  of Mr.  George
T.  Cunningham, will  be  awarded to  the student   in
Pharmacy whose  scholastic record in all years of
the   course  has  been the most  outstanding.
The Norgan Scholarships
Six general proficiency scholarships,  gift  of
Mr.  George W.  Norgan, will be awarded annually in
the Faculty of Law as follows:
1. $150.00 each to the  three   students  obtaining highest  standing  in the examinations
of the First  Year,  and proceeding to the
Second Year;
2. $150.00 each to the three  students  obtaining highest  standing  in the examinations  of
the  Second Year,  and proceeding to  the Third
Year. 1241
August 23, 1946,
The Norgan Essay Prize
A cash prize of $100.00, the gift of Mr. George
W. Norgan, will be awarded to a student in the
Third Year of Law for the best essay presented on
a topic set or approved by the Faculty.  If in
any year no student reaches the required standard,
the award will be withheld.
The Teamsters' Joint Council No.36 Bursary
An annual bursary of $250.00, donated by the
Teamsters' Joint Council No.36, is offered to a
student in any year and Faculty. This bursary
will be given to a student who has need of financial assistance and high scholastic standing. To
be eligible for the award, an applicant must be
the son or daughter of a member of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters in B.C.  In the
event that no such applicant can qualify, the bursary will be awarded to the son or daughter of a
member of any International Trade Union.  In
choosing the recipient, preference will be given
to students who are registered in the lower years.
Applications, on forms available at the Registrar's
Office, must be submitted to the Registrar not
later than August 15.
The Lauder Mercer and Company. Limited,
Bursary
A bursary of $250.00, donated by Lauder Mercer
and Company, Limited, will be available to assist
a male student entering the final year of the
course leading to the degree of Bachelor of Commerce. The award will be made to a student who
has high standing in the work of the preceding year,
and need of financial assistance.  Applications,
on forms available at the Registrar's Office, must
be received by the Registrar not later than
August 15th.
The General Construction Company, Limited,Scholarship
A scholarship of $200.00, the gift of the
General Construction Company, Limited, will be
awarded to a student who completes the Second Year
of Applied Science (Engineering) and is proceeding
to the Third Year. The award will be for proficiency in the work of the First and Second Years.
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The General Construction Company, Limited,
Graduate Scholarship
A scholarship of $300.00, the gift of the General
Construction Company, Limited, will be available for
graduates in Civil Engineering of the University of
British Columbia to undertake post graduate study in
engineering at this or any approved University.
Recipients must be qualified to undertake graduate
work in respect of scholarship, ability, character,
and health.  If, in the opinion of the Department of
Civil Engineering, no applicant is sufficiently
qualified, the sum will be used to provide scholarships or bursaries for students completing the Third
Year of Civil Engineering, and proceeding to the
Fourth Year.
The Alaska Pine Scholarship in Economics
A scholarship of $150.00, the gift of the Alaska
Pine Company, Limited, will be awarded to the student who obtains highest standing in the Third Year
of an Honour Course in Economics, and is proceeding
to the Fourth Year of that Course.  In making the
award, standing will be determined on the basis of
the marks obtained in any six units of Third Year
courses in Economics.
The Alaska Pine Company Scholarship in Wood Chemistry
A scholarship of $150.00, the gift of the Alaska
Pine Company, Limited, will be awarded to a student
completing the Third Year of the Honour Course in
Chemistry with high standing, and proceeding to the
Fourth Year.  The award will be made to a student
who intends to undertake research in Wood Chemistry.
The Alaska Pine Company Scholarship in Commerce
A scholarship of $150.00, the gift of the Alaska
Pine Company, Limited, will be awarded to the student
who obtains the highest standing in Second Year
Commerce, and is proceeding to the Third Year of
that course. To be eligible for this award the
student must take Commerce 251 in the Second Year,
The Alaska Pine Company Scholarship in Forestry
A scholarship of $150.00, the gift of the Alaska
Pine Company, Limited, will be awarded to the student
who obtains highest standing in the Fourth Year of
Arts and Science, and is proceeding to the final year 1243
August 23, 1946.
in Forestry in the course leading to the degree of
B.S.F.
Mr. Gage  )
Dr. Warren) That Senate formally accept the
scholarships listed in the mimeographed report.
Carried
Mr. Gage presented the recommendation of the Joint
Faculty Committee on Scholarships, Prizes and Bursaries
that the Canadian Industries Limited Fellowship be accepted
on the following terms of award:
The Canadian Industries Limited Fellowship
A fellowship of $750.00, the gift of Canadian
Industries Limited, is available annually for students to undertake graduate study and research at
this University in Agriculture, Chemistry, Chemical
Engineering, Forestry, Forest Engineering, Mining,
or Metallurgy.  The recipient, who will be selected
on the basis of scholarship and research ability,
will be expected to pursue investigation in one of
the fields mentioned above. The topic of research
will be chosen by the Department concerned.  Full
details of the award are available at the Registrar's
Office.  Applications must be submitted to the
Registrar not later than March 15.
Mr.  Gage       )
Dean Curtis)  That  this fellowship be  accepted
and a letter of thanks sent to
the   donors.
Carried
Mr. Gage, Chairman,   presented the  recommendation of
the  Joint Faculty Committee  on Prizes,   Scholarships and
Bursaries that the  offer  of Miss Marion A.  Shaffer  of a
bursary of $200.00 be  accepted,  to be  known as the W. D.
Shaffer Bursary and given  on the  following terms  of  award: *
s
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1244
August   23,  1946.
The W.  D.  Shaffer Bursary
A bursary of $200.00,  the gift  of Miss Marion
A.  Shaffer,  will be awarded to a  student  entering
the Teacher Training Course.    The  award will be
made  on the  basis of   character and  ability, and
with special reference to potential  qualities as
a teacher.    To be eligible for this  award,   an
applicant  must  have need  of   financial  assistance.
Preference will be given to ex-service personnel.
Applications,   on forms available  at the  Registrar's
Office,  must   be received not   later than August  15th,
Mr.   Gage   )
Mr.  Caple)  That this bursary be  accepted and
a letter of thanks   sent  to the
donor.
Carried
Mr.  Gage  presented the  recommendation of  the  Joint
Faculty Committee  on Prizes,  Scholarships and Bursaries
that the  offer  of the  Robert S.  Day  and Son Limited of a
bursary of $150.00 be accepted on the following terms of
* award:
The Robert S. Day and Son Limited Bursary
A bursary of $150.00, the gift of Robert S.
Day and Son Limited, will be available annually
for a student who has completed the Third Year
of Commerce with high standing, and is proceeding
to the final year.  The award will be made only
to a student who has need of financial assistance.
Applications, on forms available at the Registrar's
Office, must be submitted to the Registrar not
later than August 15th.
Mr.  Gage   )
Dr. Ewing)  That  this bursary be  accepted and
a letter of thanks sent to the
donor.
Carried
No report  of Summer Session Awards was available for
this meeting.     It  will be  presented at  the   October meeting,
i.
> 1245
August   23,   1946.
Report  of the Committee  on Affiliation of a Roman Catholic
College
A summary of the results of several  committee meetings
had been  circulated to members of Senate.    Certain minor
changes  in the  wording of the  report were   suggested.
Dr.   Sedgewick)
Dr.  Walker       ) That this report be  laid on the
table to be taken up at a special
meeting of Senate to be called by
the Chair for the purpose of discussing the   question.
Carried
Report  of the  Committee  on a Faculty of Medicine
Dean Finlayson,  Chairman,  gave  a report  of  progress
on the establisliment   of the  Faculty of Medicine.
Building Programme
The President  gave  a brief report  of the  continued progress with  the  building  programme.    The next  permanent
building will be  the   wing for the   Library.     Plans  have  also
been  prepared for  the  first unit  of the  Applied Science
building.
Report of the Committee  on a Chair  of Music
The  President reported for  the Committee  on a Chair
of Music  stating that Mr.  Harry Adaskin,  Toronto Conservatory of Music,  has agreed to come   this Fall and will spend
the first few months organizing  the work  in this Department.
Dean Buchanan)
Dean Curtis     )  That this report be  approved  in
principle.
Carried
Report  of the Committee   on Honorary Degrees
Dr.   Sedgewick,  Chairman, gave the  report  for the 1246
August 23, 1946.
Committee on Honorary Degrees. The following recommendations
were presented:
(a) That the degree of LL.D. be conferred on Dr. S.J.
Willis, former Superintendent of Education of the
province of British Columbia:
(b) That the President be empowered to ask the Governor-
General if he will accept an honorary degree from
this University sometime at his convenience.
Dr.  Sedgewick)
Dean Buchanan)  That Senate  approve the  first
recommendation.
Carried
Dr.  Sedgewick)
Dean Buchanan)  That  Senate approve the   second
recommendation.
Carried
On Professors Emeriti
Dr. Sedgewick,  Chairman,   presented the recommendation
of the Committee  on Professors Emeriti  that  Mr.  Abram
Light hall be  appointed to the rank of Professor Emeritus.
Dr. Sedgewick)
Dean Clement ) That this recommendation be
approved.
Carried
Course in Architecture
Dean Finlayson reported that Professor Frederic
Lasserre had been appointed Professor of Architecture and
will give courses in History of Architecture and Architectural Drawing to first year students whose courses otherwise
will be the same as for all other departments of Applied
Science.  Details of the upper year courses will be presented at a later date. 1247
August 23, 1946.
Course for the Professional Gardeners' Association
Dean Clement presented a brief from the Professional
Gardeners' Association requesting courses to give assistance to men who wish to become professional gardeners and
who wish to receive a diploma showing they have taken a
certain amount of professional training.  It was not suggested that the course be offered in the Session 1946-47*.
Dean Clement )
Dean Buchanan) That Senate approve in principle
the giving of a course for Professional Gardeners leading to a
diploma, the details to be referred
to the Faculty of Agriculture to be
presented at a later meeting of
Senate.
Carried
The President announced that Wing Commander St.Clair-
Sobell has agreed to come to give courses in Far Eastern
and Slavonic Studies.  Details of the courses will be presented later.
Dean Buchanan)
Dr. Wright   ) That the President, in consultation
with the Dean of the Faculty and the
Head of the Department concerned, be
given power to approve the courses
so that they may be initiated at the
beginning of the Session without
having to wait for confirmation from
Senate.
Carried
Dean Buchanan)
Dr. Sage    ) That the same action be taken in
connection with the courses to be
offered by Professor Soward in
International Relations.
Carried 1248
>•
August  23,   1946.
* fm Correspondence
A letter was received from the  Registrar,  Department
of Education, re  an additional University Entrance Scholar-
i. ship for Sara-Lee Tidball,  Penticton,  who attained scholar
ship standing  in spite  of  illness which forced her to   leave
*
part of one paper unfinished.
Dr.  Todd  )
Dr. Ewing)  That Senate  recommend to the  Board of
- Governors  that  a special University
Entrance Scholarship be  provided for
x Sara-Lee Tidball.
Carried
i. A letter was received from Professor J. N. Turnbull
expressing his appreciation of his appointment as Professor
Emeritus.  This was received and ordered filed.
"a A brief was received from the Summer Session Students
x Association requesting that the requirement of a second
course in a language be waived.  It was agreed that this be
referred to the Faculty of Arts and Science for consideration and recommendation to Senate and that the Summer
Session Students Association be so informed.
A letter was forwarded from the Faculty of Arts and
Science from the District Superintendent of the Department
of Veterans Affairs enquiring whether or not the University
will offer a Special Winter Session for Veterans commencing
January, 1947. The Faculty of Arts and Science recommended
that a Special Winter Session be not offered in January,
1947.
> 1249
August 23, 1946.
Dean Buchanan)
Mr. Gage    ) That the recommendation of the
Faculty of Arts and Science be
approved and that the District
Superintendent of the Department of Veterans Affairs be so
informed.
Carried
The meeting adjourned.
Secretary
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