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962
Friday, August 20th, 1943.
The fifth regular meeting of the Senate of the University of British Columbia for the Session 1942-43 was held
on Friday, August 20th, 1943, at 8:00 p.m., in the Board
and Senate Room.
Present:  President L. S. Klinck (in the Chair), Dean
F.M. Clement, Dean J.N. Finlayson, Dean D. Buchanan, Dr.
J.C. Berry, Dr. H.J. MacLeod, Dr. O.J. Todd, Mr. H.N.
MacCorkindale, Mr. F.J. Burd, Mr. J.W. Spencer, Rev. Dr.
J.G. Brown, Mr. H.T. Logan, Dr. G.G. Sedgewick, Dean M.
Dorothy Mawdsley, Miss Isobel Harvey, Mrs. Sally Murphy
Creighton and Mr. Lyle A. Atkinson.
Expressions of regret at their inability to attend the
meeting were received from Miss Florence Mulloy, Mr. F.A.
Forward, Dr. J.F. Walker, and Dr. C.A.H. Wright.
Dr. Todd )
Dr. Berry) That the minutes of the meeting of
May llth, 1943, be taken as read, and
adopted.
Carried
Notice of Appointment of Committees
On No.2 Canadian Army University Course
Dr. G.G. Sedgewick (Chairman)
Dr. H.J. MacLeod
Dean F.M. Clement
Mr. Walter H. Gage
Mr. F.A. Forward
On Press Release of Examination Results
Dean F.M. Clement (Chairman)
Mr. A.R. Lord
Mr. F.J. Burd
Dr. G.G. Sedgewick
Dr. A.E. Dal Grauer
From the Board of Governors
A copy of the Annual Financial Report, Balance Sheet
and Financial Statements for the year ending March 31st, 963
Friday, August 20th, 1943.
1943, was received,
Dr. Brown       )
Mr. MacCorkindale) That the statement be received
and filed with the Secretary for
reference by the members of the
Senate.
Carried
Report of the Committee on Lecture and Laboratory
Accommodation and Student Aid
A letter was received from the Board of Governors
stating that, at the meeting held on May 31st, the Board
received the Report of the Senate Committee on Lecture and
Laboratory Accommodation and Student Aid and ordered a copy
of this report and the resolution of Senate endorsing the
need for student residences sent to the Honourable the
Minister of Education with the endorsation of the Board.
Report of the Committee on Intra-mural Sports and Athletics
A letter was received from the Board of Governors,
stating that at the meeting on May 31st the Board received
the Report of the Committee on Intra-mural Sports and
Athletics, as amended and adopted by Senate.  On instructions from the Board a copy of this report was transmitted
to the Honourable the Minister of Education, together with
a copy of the resolution requesting the establishment of a
Department of Physical Education at the University of
British Columbia, which the Board received from the B.C.
Branch of the Canadian Physical Education Association at
the meeting on April 26th, 1943. 964
Friday, August 20th, 1943.
Extra University Entrance Scholarship
A letter was received from the Board of Governors
approving the recommendation of Senate that a University
Entrance Scholarship of $175»00 from the Special Bursaries
Fund be awarded to Miss Edith Angove in the event of her
registering at the University for the Session 1943-44.
Report of Committee on Compulsory War Work for Undergraduate Women
Adopted, including the recommendations contained
therein with respect to the War Work Plan for 1943-44.
University Naval Training Division
A letter was received from the Board of Governors
acknowledging notice of the concurrence of Senate with the
Board's action in respect to the University Naval Training
Division.
University Air Training Corps
A letter was received from the Board of Governors,
stating that the Board had approved the agreement between
the Department of National Defence for Air and the University of British Columbia respecting the establishment of a
unit of the University Air Training Corps at the University
of British Columbia.  The Board also approved the recommendation of the Committee on Military Education that Dr. J.
Allen Harris be appointed Commanding Officer of the University Air Training Corps. 965
Friday, August 20th, 1943,
Appointment of a Representative of the Women's Athletic
Directorate to the University Council on Athletics and
Physical Education
A communication was received from the Board of
Governors stating that at the meeting on May 31st the
Board approved the recommendation of the University Council
on Athletics and Physical Education that the appointment
of a representative of the Women's Athletic Directorate to
the Council be authorized.
University Graduate Historical Society Book Prize
A letter was received from the Board of Governors
reporting that the Board had approved the omission of the
statement in regard to this prize from the Calendar for
1943-44.
Course in Personnel Administration
For the information of Senate a letter was received
from the Board of Governors reporting that the Board had
approved of a second course in Training in Personnel
Administration to be offered by the Department of University Extension at the request and under the sponsorship
of the Dominion Department of Labour.
No.2 Canadian Army University Course
Letters under date of June 2nd and 30th, relative to
the Reports of the Committee on No.2 Canadian Army University Course, and the report of a conference with Colonel 966
Friday, August 20th, 1943.
G.G.D. Kilpatrick, Director of Army Education, were received
from the Board of Governors.  The Board had approved of the
offering of the No.2 Canadian Army Course at two levels of
instruction, if necessary.
In Further Reference to the No.2 Canadian Army University
Army Course
Reports of the Committee of Senate on entrance requirements, courses to be offered and possible credit to be
granted for the No.2 Canadian Army University Course, had
been mailed to the members of Senate.  This Committee had
been appointed by the Chair with power to act.
At the meeting of the Committee on May 21st the
following recommendations were approved:
1. The minimum entrance requirement for admission to
the course shall be complete standing (with at least
60% in Mathematics and in Physics) in Senior Matriculation or in First Year Arts.  In the case of
Senior Matriculation students who have not yet received the results of their examinations, recommendations from their high school principals will be
considered.
2. Students who complete the course
(a) will be allowed to graduate in the Faculty of
Agriculture in not less than two years, provided they make necessary adjustments in courses;
(b) will be given credit for Second Year Arts,
provided the time allotted to English in the
Army Course (as outlined in the University of
Toronto Schedule) be increased to two hours.
These students will be excused from the second
course in the compulsory language;
(c) provided they have at least a pass standing in
Chemistry 1 or Senior Matriculation Chemistry,
will be given credit for Second Year Applied
Science on completion of the required course
In Chemistry of the Second Year. 967
Friday, August 20th, 1943.
At the meeting on June 14th, the Committee considered
the request of the military authorities that students with
University Entrance standing be admitted to the Army Course
and approved the following proposals:
1. That instruction at two different levels be given,
provided an insufficient number of candidates with
complete Senior Matriculation standing is available:
2. That applicants at the junior level be accepted
provided they have complete University Entrance
standing with at least 60% in each of Physical
Sciences and Mathematics:
3. That students who obtain satisfactory standing in
the Course arranged for the junior level be given
academic credit by the University as follows:
Fifteen units as from University Entrance
towards the degree in the Faculty of Arts and
Science or the Faculty of Agriculture.  In
the Faculty of Arts and Science the language
requirement must still be met.  Those who
obtain at least 60% in each of Chemistry,
Physics, and Mathematics shall be admitted to
the Second Year in Applied Science with full
standing.
4. That the requirements for applicants at the senior
level, and the academic credits given for the senior
course, be those adopted at the first meeting of
the Committee.
Outlines of the No.2 Canadian Army University Course
at the Junior and Senior levels, which had been endorsed
by the Faculties, were submitted.
Dr. Sedgewick)
Dean Buchanan) That these reports and outlines of
the Army Course be accepted.
Carried
In reference to a communication received from Colonel
G.G.D. Kilpatrick, Director of Army Education, through the
Secretary of the National Conference of Canadian Universi- 968
Friday, August 20th, 1943,
ties, the Faculties, at a joint meeting, approved the plan
whereby each university would recognize credit granted for
work done in the No.2 Canadian Army University Course in
any other of the twelve co-operating universities.
Dean Buchanan)
Dr. Sedgewick) That the action of the Faculties
be approved.
Carried
The Report of the President for the Academic Year
ended August 51st, 1942, was received.  Copies of the
report had been circulated to the members of Senate.
Dr. Todd )
Mr. Logan) That the report be received and filed.
Carried
Speaker for the Autumn Congregation
Dean Finlayson   )
Mr. MacCorkindale) That the matter of the selection
of a speaker for the Autumn
Congregation be left to the
Chair.
Carried
From the Faculties
Correspondence Courses in Applied Science and other
fields for members of the Armed Forces
With respect to the request of the Chairman of the
National Committee on Education, Canadian Legion War
Services, Inc., for information as to the attitude of
the University of British Columbia on offering correspondence courses in Applied science and in other fields,
and granted credit therefor, the Faculties submitted the
following recommendation: 969
Friday, August 20th, 1943,
"That the request of the Canadian Legion War
Services in reference to credit be approved
in principle."
Dean Finlayson)
Dean Buchanan .) That the recommendation of the
Faculties be approved by
Senate.
Carried
Admission and Courses of demobilized men and women
The following resolution adopted by the Faculties in
reference to men and women demobilized from the armed   '
forces was received:
"That, in respect to entrance requirements and
course, special consideration be given to
returned men and women who enter the University
under the Post-Discharge Re-Establishment Order,
p.c. 7633."
Dean Buchanan )
Dean Finlayson) That this recommendation be
approved.
Carried
From the Faculty of Arts and Science
Results of the Examinations of the Summer Session
Dean Buchanan presented the list of candidates recommended for the degree of Bachelor of Arts by the
Faculty of Arts and Science and a statistical summary of
the examination results.
Dean Buchanan)
Dr. Sedgewick) That Senate approve the recommendation of the Faculty of Arts and
Science that the degree of B.A. be
conferred upon the candidates whose
names are listed in the report.
Carried 970
Friday, August 20th, 1943.
Scholarship Awards
Dean Buchanan presented the report on the Scholarship Awards for the Summer Session.
Dean Buchanan)
Dr. Todd     ) That the report be adopted.
Carried
A recommendation was received from the Faculty of
Arts and Science that Mrs. Marjorie E. Ritchie be granted
credit for work taken in Oregon State College to complete
the requirements for the degree of B.A.
Dean Buchanan)
Dr. Sedgewick) That the degree of B.A. be
conferred upon Mrs. Marjorie
E. Ritchie.
Carried
Home Economics - Course
The following outline of the first two years of a
"Course Leading to a Degree in Home Economics", as
approved by the Faculty of Arts and Science, was
received, together with details of the individual courses:
First and Second Years
Courses must be chosen in conformity with the
following requirements.  Details of courses may be
found in the Calendar for 1943-44 under the various
departments except for those outlined in this
bulletin.
(1) Required course   24 units
(a) English 1 in the First Year    3 units
(b) Chemistry 1 in the First Year    3   "
(c) Chemistry C (prerequisite:  Chemistry 1)3   "
(d) Biology 1    3   "
(e) Physics C or Physics 1    3   "
(f) Home Economics A (First term)    1^  "
Required only if the student does not t-'
971
Friday, August 20th, 1943,
1
) ^ have credit in Home Economics (A)III
or Home Economics (CC)III or
equivalent.
(g) Home Economics B (Second term)  1^ units
Required only if the student does not
have credit in Home Economics (B)III
or Home Economics (CC)III or
equivalent.
'"* (h) Home Economics 1 (First term)   l£   "
Prerequisite:  Home Economics A
or equivalent.
4 (1) Home Economics 2 (Second term)   li  "
(j) Home Economics 3 (First term)   Ijs       "
Prerequisite:  Home Economics B
i or equivalent.
(k) Home Economics 4 (Second term)   l£  "
Prerequisite:  Home Economics 1.
j
(2) Three courses from the following:
Agriculture 1, Bacteriology 1, Botany 1(a),
Commerce 5» Economics 1 o_r Economics 2,
English 2 o_r English 3 & 4, Geography 1,
History 1 o_r History 2 £r History 3,
'» Language:  Beginners', 1, 2 (Maximum - 6 units),
^k Mathematics 1, Mathematics 2 or Mathematics 3>
Philosophy 1, Psychology 1, Sociology 1,
Zoology 1    9 units
Dean Buchanan)
Dean Mawdsley) That the course as outlined
be approved.
Carried
Home Economics - Degree
In reference to the question of the degree to be
granted upon the completion of the course in Home
Economics:
Dean Finlayson   )
Mr. MacCorkindale) That a Committee be appointed
by the Chair to bring in a
recommendation as to the
degree to be granted in
Home Economics.
Carried
^_ 972
Friday, August 20th, 1943.
Spanish - Course and Regulations
The following outline of a Beginners* Course in
Spanish to be given in the Session 1943-44, as approved
by the Faculty of Arts and Science, was received; this
course to be given credit on the same basis as beginners'
courses in other foreign languages:
Spanish Beginners' Course:  Grammar, composition,
translation, conversation.
Texts:  House and Mapes, Essentials of Spanish, Glnn;
Hills, Spanish Tales, Holt; Oteyza, El Diablo
Blanco, Macmillan; Alarcon, Novelas Cortas,
Glnn.
Four hours a week 3 units.
Dean Buchanan)
Dr. Sedgewick) That this course be approved.
Carried
Zoology 1 and 2, Canadian Legion Educational Services
Correspondence Courses
A communication was received from the Faculty of Arts
and Science recommending that outlines of correspondence
courses in Zoology 1 and Zoology 2 to be offered to
members of the Armed Forces through the Canadian Legion
War Services, Inc., be approved.
Dean Buchanan   )
Mr. MacCorkindale) That this recommendation be
approved.
Carried
Substitution of History 12 for History 15, Session 1943-44
The Faculty of Arts and Science recommended that, in
accordance with the request of the Department of History,
History 12 be substituted for History 15 for the Session 973
Friday, August 20th, 1943,
1943-44.
Dean Buchanan)
Dr. Sedgewick) That this recommendation be
approved.
Carried
Directed Reading Courses, 1943-44
The following resolution adopted by the Faculty of
Arts and Science was received:
"That the courses approved by Senate on
February 17th, 1943, as correspondence
courses for members of the Armed Forces,
be made available as Directed Reading
Courses for the Session 1943-44."
Dean Buchanan)
Dr. Todd     ) That this recommendation be
approved.
Carried
Report of Committee on Press Release of Examination
Results
Dean Clement, Chairman, presented the report of the
Committee on Press Release of Examination Results.  The
Committee recommended:
"That the marks be released twice for the
evening papers - that is, once for each of
Daily Province and Vancouver Sun to once for
the News-Herald, and that since the News-
Herald received the results first this year
(1943) for the next two years the results be
released for publication first in the evening
papers."
Dean Clement)
Mr. Burd    ) That the report of the Committee
be adopted.
Carried
The Report of the Department of University Extension
on the Educational Programme for British Columbia Fishermen 974
Friday, August 20th, 1943.
covering the period June 15th, 1942, to March 31st, 1943,
which had been circulated to the members of Senate, was
received for information.
Award of University Entrance Scholarships
Letters were received from the Secretary of the High
School and University Matriculation Board of Examiners requesting that two additional University Entrance Scholarships be granted to provide for students of equal standing
in Districts 2 and 7.
Dean Buchanan    )
Mr. MacCorkindale) That these requests for two
additional scholarships be
approved by Senate and forwarded
to the Board of Governors.
Carried
A letter was received from Dean F. M. Clement regarding
Donald Fergusson, whose case was discussed in Senate in
May, 1942.  The Dean stated that Mr. Fergusson had graduated
in October, 1942, and had volunteered for Active Service
with the Canadian Army.
A letter was received from the Secretary of the University Council on Athletics and Physical Education, transmitting the following resolution:
"That it be recommended to the Board of Governors
and to Senate, that the appointment of a Representative of the Women's Athletic Directorate
to the University Council on Athletics and
Physical Education be authorized."
Dean Mawdsley )
Mrs. Creighton) That the recommendation of the
Council be approved. ri»™»*=^
rr Carried 975
Friday, August 20th, 1943.
A letter was received from Dr. G. M. Weir, Acting-
Director of Training, Department of Pensions and National
Health, requesting information as to the effect of different
systems of organization on the maximum student enrolment of
the University of British Columbia.
Dean Clement)
Dr. MacLeod ) That this communication be referred
to the Faculties and later to a
joint meeting of the Faculties.
Carried
A letter was received from Dean D. S. Ellis, Representative of the Universities on the Wartime Bureau of Technical Personnel, through the Secretary of the National
Conference of Canadian Universities, submitting certain
suggestions with regard to:
(a) the Wartime Bureau of Technical Personnel and the
Advisory Board thereof, and
(b) Military Training during the academio year for
Engineering and Science students.
Dean Clement )
Dean Buchanan) That the part of the communication
dealing with the Wartime Bureau of
Technical Personnel be referred to
the Faculties.
Carried
Dean Buchanan)
Dean Clement ) That, in view of the statement of
the Director of National Selective
Service at the National Conference
of Canadian Universities on
January 9th, 1943, regarding
military training in the Universities, that Senate go on record as
in favour of continuing military
training as in effect at the University of British Columbia during the
Session 1942-43.
Carried 976
Friday, August 20th, 1943.
The Chairman stated that difficulty was being experienced both by the Registrar and the Dean of Women in securing adequate accommodation for out-of-town students.
Dean Mawdsley reported on the present situation with
respect to the women students.
Dean Clement)
Mr. Logan   ) That the whole question of living
accommodation for out-of-town students
be referred to a Committee to be
appointed by the Chair.
The following members of Senate were appointed to this
Committee:
Dean D. Buchanan
Dean Finlayson
Dean Clement
Dean Mawdsley
Mrs. Sally Murphy Creighton.
The Chairman read a letter which he had received from
Dr. Sidney Smith, President of the National Conference of
Canadian Universities, regarding a meeting of the Conference
to be held on August 30th in Ottawa, to discuss the proposed
revisions In the Government regulations in regard to
mobilization of students.
The Secretary was requested to express to Principal
Elliott the deep regret of the members of Senate on learning of his present illness and their best wishes for a
speedy recovery.
The meeting adjourned.      s?^
/>.£ /t2~-^^T Secretary,
Chairman.

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