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[Meeting minutes of the Senate of The University of British Columbia] 1927-04-11

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Monday, April lltb, 1927
A special meeting of the Senate of The
University of British Columbia was held on Uonday,
April 11th, 1927, at 8:00 P.U., in the Board Room.
Present:   President   Klinck   (in   the   Chair),
Dean  F.   U.   Clement,  Acting-Dean J.   U.   Turnbull,   Dean
H.   T.   J.    Coleman,   Ur.   A.   F.    Barss,   Dr.   R.   H.    Clark,
Dr.   D.   Buchanan,   Dr.   H.   Y.   Williams,   Mr.   James Henderson,
Mr.   G.   A.   Fergusson,   Dr.   G.   G.   Sedgewick,   Dr.   C.   Killam,
Rev.   A.   H.   Sovereign,   Hr.   A.   E.   Lord,   Ur.   Sherwood  Lett,
and Ur.   G.   E.   Robinson.
The   Secretary   read   the   call   of   the   meeting.
Regrets  at   their  inability   to   attend  the
meeting were   received  from Mr.   J.   S.   Gordon,   Hr.   A.   E.
Richards,   Mr.  H.   H.   King and Ur.   H.   H.   Christie.      It
was   ordered   that   these   communications   be   received  and
From   the   Board   of   Governors
"The   recommendations  of   the   Senate   in   reference   to
1061 summer  session and extra-mural work were   before
the   Board of Governors  at   the meeting held  on
Uarch   29th.      The  following  resolution was   passed:
In  view of  the  fact   that  paragraphs   1,   3,   5,   9
and  12   of   the   recommendations   of  Senate   commit
the   University   to   the   expenditure   of  an un-
ascertalnable   amount   of  money;   In  view  of   the
fact   that   the   Board   can   only  order   its   finances
on  the   basis  of  its  yearly  budget  and  in  view
of   the   further  fact   that   the   Board  is   in  a
position   to   finance   the  work of   the   1927   summer
session  along the   lines   already  announced  to
the   public,   subject  to  the   conditions hereinafter  set  out,   the   Board  returns   the   Senate's
recommendations   to   that   body  for  amendment,
confining  the   operation   thereof  to   the  work of
the   summer  session  for  1927,   provided  that  no
further  financial   liability  be   placed  upon  the
Board   by   reason   of   the  extension  of   summer
session  work  over   that   of   the   summer  session   of
1926." 509
Honday, April 11th, 1927
Killam   )
Robinson   }
That   the   co-ordinating  committee,
possibly with  Dean   Coleman as  an
explaining member,   appear before
the   Board   immediatly   if   it   could
be   arranged,   in  order  to  place
the   matter  before   them;   the
committee   to  have   power  to act.
That,   in  view  of   the   general
situation with   regard   to   summer
session  and extra-mural   courses,
the   rule  made   by   the   Senate   for
the   extension   of   the   summer
session   to   seven weeks  be   left   in
abeyance   for   this   year.
From   the   Faoulty   of Arts  and" Scienoe
In  reference   to   changes  made   by  Senate   in  Faculty's
recommendations   in   regard   to   Summer  Session  work:-
That   Faculty  express   its   regret   that   Senate
has   seen fit   to  make  a  decision upon  a matter
so   vital   in  face   of a   contrary  recommendation
from  Faoulty without   opportunity being  given
to   Faculty   for  further   representation.
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Mr. Lord  )
Dr. Killam) That the letter be received and
It   was   the   understanding  that   Faculty would  be
so notified.
Mr. Lett)
Hr.   Lord)   That   a   committee   of   Senate   be   appointed
by   the   Chair  to   study   the   question  of
summer  session  and  extra-mural  work
in  all   its   bearings.
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Uonday,   April   11th,   1927
Dean   Coleman   stated   that   the   matters   referred
baok   to   Faculty,   i.e.   Saturday  and evening  classes,
with   credit;   Extra-mural  work,   October   to  April;   and
Reading   courses,   would  be   reported  upon  at   the  Hay
meeting of  Senate.
Mr.   Lord   )
Mr.   Barss)   That we  adjourn.
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