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 Wednesday, October 15th, 1958  2611
The first regular meeting of the Senate of the
University of British Columbia for the Session 1958-59 was
held on Wednesday, October 15th, 1958, at 8:00 p.m., in the
Board and Senate Room, Administration Building.
Present:  President N.A.M. MacKenzie (in the
Chair), Dr. W.J, Anderson, Dean G.C Andrew, Dr. J.J.R.
Campbell, Mr. A.W.R. Carrothers, Dean S.N.F. Chant, Dr. I.McT.
Cowan, Mr. L.G.R. Crouch, Dean G.F. Curtis, Dean B.A. Eagles,
Miss M.M. Fallis, Dr. S.M, Friedman, Dean W.H. Gage, Dean
H.C Gunning, Dr. F.H. Johnson, Dr. J.E.A. Kania, Mr. J.S,
Keate, Mr. F.M. Knapp, Col, H.T. Logan, Dr. M.F. McGregor,
Dean E.D. MacPhee, Dean A.W. Matthews, Mr. F.A. Morrison,
Dr. F. Noakes, Dr. F.P. Patterson, Mrs. L.E. Ranta, Dr. W.N.
Sage, Dr. B. Savery, Dean N.V, Scarfe, Dr. R.F. Sharp, Dean
G.M. Shrum, Dean F.H. Soward, Dr. H.V. Warren, Mr. A.A.
Webster, Dr. R.W. Wellwood, Mr. L.G.J. Wong, Dr. S.H.
Zbarsky, Mr. Neal Harlow and Dr. J.K. Friesen.
Messages of regret for their inability to be
present were received from Chancellor A.E. Grauer, Mr. C.B,
Bourne, Mr. K.P. Caple, Mr. B.C. Gillie, Mr. H.C. Gilliland,
Mr. C.C. Gourlay, Dr. W.H. Hickman, Major H.C Holmes, Dr.
R.D. James, Mr. L.J, Ladner, Dean M.D, Mawdsley, Mr. H.N.
Parrott, Dr, H.L. Purdy, Acting-Dean H.R. Robertson, Rev.
H.F. Woodhouse and Dr. C.A.H. Wright. Wednesday, October 15th, 1958  2612
Minutes of the Previous Meeting
Dean Chant  )
Dean MacPhee)  That the minutes of the fifth regular
meeting of Senate for the Session
1957-58, having been circulated, be
taken as read and adopted.
Statements on Dr. D, L. MacLaurin
and Mr. S, W. Mathews
The Secretary read the following memorial statements prepared by the Committee on Memorial Minutes:
Dr. D. L. MacLaurin
Donald Leslie MacLaurin died on July 19th,
1958, at the age of 77.  He was a graduate in
Arts of McMaster and held a Ph.D. degree from
Washington University. He served the Province
of British Columbia during the whole of his
active life, - from 1905 to his retirement in
1946 - as teacher, as Inspector of Schools, as
Principal of the Victoria Normal School and as
Assistant Superintendent with the Department of
He was a member of the Senate of the
University during the 17 years in which he was
Principal of the Normal School in Victoria,
i.e. from 1915 to 1932. As the first principal
of this teacher-training school he established
a lasting reputation as a master-teacher and
his fine influence on the school's life was
evident throughout all the years of its history.
In 1935 he was appointed Chairman of the Central
Revision Committee of the Department of Education
which made a major revision of the entire
curriculum of the elementary and secondary schools.
He was a Founder Member of Convocation.
The thesis which Dr. MacLaurin prepared
for the Degree of Doctor of Philosophy is an
important contribution to the history of
education in the Province.  The thesis is
entitled "The History of Education in the
Crown Colonies of Vancouver Island and British
Columbia and in the Province of British Columbia."
The sympathy of members of Senate is extended
to his widow and the members of his family.
_ Wednesday, October 15th, 1958  2613
Col. Logan)
Dr. Sage  )  That this statement be inscribed in the
minutes of Senate, and copies sent to the
family of Dr. MacLaurin.
Registrar Emeritus Stanley Wade Mathews
Registrar Emeritus Stanley Wade Mathews died
September 4th, 1958, at the age of 87,
A graduate of Queen's University, where he was
gold-medallist in Mathematics, he was one of the
pioneer group of teachers of Vancouver High School
in which he began his teaching career in 1902, As
teacher here of Commercial subjects, he laid the
foundation of Vancouver's Commercial High Schools,
In 1909 he became Principal of King Edward
High School.  Ten years later, in 1919, he was
appointed Registrar of the University, a position
which he held for 22 years, until his retirement
in 1941.
Mr. Mathews had a genius for the organization
of details, a talent for which he found full scope
in his work as Registrar. Among his hobbies was
stamp-collecting in which his interest led to the
formation of the University's collection of stamps.
His intimate knowledge of the Provincial
school system and his command of calendar material
and of University procedures were of inestimable
value to the administration.
Members of Senate extend their sympathy to
his family who survive him.
Col. Logan)
Dean Chant) That this statement be inscribed in the
minutes of Senate, and copies sent to
the family of Mr. Mathews.
Appointment of Special Committees
as Requested at Previous Meetings
of Senate
The Secretary read, for information, the names
of those appointed to Committees newly constituted
according to the instructions of Senate:
A Wednesday, October 15th, 1958  2614
Committee on Student Housing Policy
Dean W. H. Gage (Chairman)
Dean G. M. Shrum
Dean G. C. Andrew
Mr. W. G. Dixon
Dean S.N.F. Chant
Mrs. L. E. Ranta
Mrs. F. M. Ross
Dean M. D. Mawdsley
Miss Mary Fallis.
Committee on Extra-Sessional Credit Programme
Dean W. H. Gage (Chairman)
Mr. J.E.A, Parnall (Secretary)
Dean G. C, Andrew
Dean S.N.F. Chant
Dean E. D. MacPhee
Dean H, C. Gunning
Dean B. A. Eagles
Dean N. V. Scarfe
Dr, J, K. Friesen
Mr. G.O.B. Davies.
Appointment of Standing and
ad hoc Committees for the
Session 1958-59
The Chairman reported that, in accordance with
the instructions of Senate, the membership of Senate
Committees for the Session 1958-59 had been reviewed.
Dr. Cowan  )
Dean MacPhee)  That the report on the membership of
standing and ad hoc committees of Senate
for 1958-59 be approved, and the lists
of members included in the minutes of
this meeting.
Unless otherwise indicated, the Chancellor, the
President, the Dean and Deputy to the President, and the
Registrar, are ex-officio members of all Senate committees. Wednesday, October 15th, 1958  2615
Committee on Examinations.
B.C. Institute of Agrologists
Dean Blythe Eagles (Chairman)
Dr. V. C. Brink
Mr, Jacob Biely
Committee to Consider the Colour
of Hoods for New Degrees
Mr. H. T. Logan (Chairman)
Mr. B, C Binning
Dean M. Dorothy Mawdsley
Committee on Honorary Degrees
Dean F. H. Soward (Chairman)
Mr. G.O.B. Davies (Secretary)
Dean G. F. Curtis
Dean S.N.F. Chant
Dean H. C. Gunning
Dean Blythe A. Eagles
Dean A. W. Matthews
Dean George Allen
Dean W. H. Gage
Mr. K. P. Caple
The Hon. Mr. Justice A. E. Lord
Miss Mary Fallis
Dean E. D. MacPhee
Dean M, Dorothy Mawdsley
Dean G. M. Shrum
Dean N. V, Scarfe
Mr. H. M. Mcllroy
Committee on Memorial Minutes
Mr. H. T, Logan (Chairman)
Dr. Harry Hickman
Committee on Military Education
President N.A.M. MacKenzie (Chairman)
Chancellor Emeritus E. W. Hamber
Dean S.N.F, Chant
Dean W. H. Gage
Mr. Allan H. Finlay
Mr. J.E.A. Parnall
Lt.Col. J, F. McLean, O.C, U.B.C. Contingent, C.O.T.C.
Surg.-Cdr. Maurice Young, O.C, U.N.T.D.
W/C R. G. Herbert, O.C, R.C.A.F. (Auxiliary)
University Flight
President, Alma Mater Society
Dean G. M. Shrum
The Hon. Sherwood Lett
A Wednesday, October 15th, 1958  2616
Press Committee
Mr. Kenneth P, Caple (Chairman)
Mr, James A. Banham (Secretary)
Dr. C.A.H. Wright
Dr. H. V. Warren
Mr. J. Stuart Keate
Mr. Aubrey Roberts
Committee on Professors Emeriti
Dr. W. N, Sage (Chairman)
Dr, J.J.R. Campbell
Mr. L.G.R. Crouch
Committee to Consider Appeals from Students
Dean W, H, Gage (Chairman)
Dean G. F. Curtis
Mr, F. A, Morrison
Committee on a Proposed Faculty of Dentistry
Dr. J. M. Mather (Chairman)
Dr. L. E. Ranta
Dean W. H. Gage
Dr. G. M. Volkoff
Dr. S, M. Friedman
Dr. T.M.C. Taylor
Dean of Medicine
Mr. N. T. Nemetz
Committee on English-Language Problems
of Foreign Students
Mr. J.E.A, Parnall (Chairman)
Dean G. C. Andrew
Dean S.N.F. Chant
Dean W. H. Gage
Mrs. H. F, Angus
Mr. C, B, Bourne
Mr. J. H. Creighton
Mrs. L. D. Hayward
Dr, M. F. McGregor
Dr. A. D. Moore
Mr. A. E. Piloto
Committee to Organize the Work of Senate
The Hon. J. V. Clyne (Chairman)
Mr. J.E.A, Parnall (Secretary)
Dean G. C. Andrew
Dr. I. McT. Cowan
Dean W. H. Gage
Dr. R. F, Sharp
A Wednesday, October 15th, 1958  2617
Committee on Recreation. Athletics
and Physical Education
Dean A. W. Matthews (Chairman)
Miss Elizabeth McCann (Secretary)
Dean W. H. Gage
The Hon. J. V. Clyne
Dr. H. V. Warren
Dr. R. D. James
Dean S.N.F, Chant
Dr. Malcolm F. McGregor
Dr. James M. Mather
Mr. R. F. Osborne
Miss M. Fallis
Dean H. C. Gunning
The Hon. Mr. Justice A. E. Lord
Dean G. F. Curtis
Committee re Establishing
School of Rehabilitation
Dean of Medicine (Chairman)
Dean S.N.F. Chant
Dr. Harold Copp
Dr. S. M. Friedman
Dean W. H. Gage
Dr. R. B. Kerr
Dr. J. F. McCreary
Dean E. D. MacPhee
Dean G. C. Andrew
Dr. James M. Mather
Mr. N. T. Nemetz
Consultant Committee on Student Adjustment
Dr. J. M. Mather (Chairman)
Dr. F. Hebb
Dr. A, K. Young
Dean G. C Andrew
Dean W. H. Gage
Dr. James S. Tyhurst
Committee on Suggestions for University Reports
Mr. G.O.B. Davies (Chairman)
Mr. R. Baker (Secretary)
Mr. B. C. Binning
Mr. K. P. Caple
Mr. J. S. Keate
Mr, H. T, Logan
Mr. S. Read
Dean W. H. Gage - Ex-officio
A Wednesday, October 15th, 1958  2618
Representative on University Committee
on Public Relations - Mr, Stuart Keate
Representative on Joint Board of the
College of Education - Dean W. H. Gage
Committee on Child Development Centre - Discharged (See
Reports of Committees)
Committee to Consider the Establishment
of a School of Music - Reorganized (See
Reports of Committees)
Committee on Fisheries - To be transferred
to Faculty Committees - Graduate Studies
Advisory Committee on Research to
Institute of Fisheries - Discharged,
Appointment of Library Committee
for the Session 1958-59
For information of Senate, the Secretary read the
names of appointees to the University Library Committee for
1958-59, as follows:
Arts and Science   (Dr. I. McT. Cowan
(Dr. Marion B. Smith
(Dr. John Norris
Applied Science -  Dr. W. H, Mathews
Agriculture     -  Dr. John J. R. Campbell
Law -  Mr. E.C.E. Todd
Pharmacy       -  Mr. Finlay A. Morrison
Graduate Studies -  Dr. W. H. White
Medicine        -  Dr. S. M. Friedman
Forestry       -  Dr. R. W, Wellwood
Education       -  Mr. J. Katz
Commerce        -  Mr. R. M. Bain
Dr. M. F. McGregor)
Dr. A. D. Scott  ) Appointed by President (as
Dr. L. W. Shemilt )   Chairman of Senate)
Mr. Neal Harlow (Vice-Chairman) - Ex-officio
A Wednesday, October 15th, 1958  2619
From the Board of Governors
Approval of Recommendations
of Senate
For information of Senate, the President reported
that the Board of Governors had approved the following items
as recommended by Senate at its previous meeting:
Extra-sessional credit courses for 1958-59
New courses
Agreement with St, Paul's Hospital for the training
of student nurses
Report of Committee on Recreation, Athletics and
Physical Education.
The President added that the cost of implementation
of the Athletic report (estimated at some $11,000.00 for
1958-59, rising to about $40,000.00 for a full session with
participation in a Western Canadian Intercollegiate Union,
increasing enrolment, increasing coaching service, and
expansion of the women's athletic programme) would have to
be borne in part at least by an increase in student fees.
Further costs would arise in due course with necessary
increase in staff of the School of Physical Education.
Increase in Value of
Northern Electric
The Board reported approval, subject to Senate
action, of an increase in value of the Northern Electric
Fellowship.  This would be included in the recommendations
of the Committee on Prizes, Scholarships and Bursaries later
in the meeting. Wednesday, October 15th, 1958  2620
New Loan Fund
For information of Senate, the Board reported
approval of the Law Alumni Student Aid Fund, established by
the Class of Law 1948 on the occasion of its tenth anniversary
of graduation.
From the Faculties
Candidates for Degrees
and Diplomas
The list of candidates recommended by their
respective Faculties for degrees and diplomas at the Autumn
Congregation, 1958, had been circulated at the meeting.
Dean Chant  )
Dr. McGregor)  That candidates listed for degrees in
the Faculty of Arts and Science be
awarded the degree for which they have
Dean Gunning)
Dr. Noakes  )  That the candidates listed as having
completed requirements for degrees or
diplomas in the Faculty of Applied
Science be granted the distinction for
which they have qualified.
Dean Eagles )
Dr. Anderson)  That the candidates listed and
recommended by the Faculty of Agriculture
be awarded the degree or diploma for
which they have qualified.
Dean Matthews)
Mr, Morrison )  That the candidates listed for degrees
in the Faculty of Pharmacy be awarded
the degree for which they have qualified.
Dr, Wellwood)
Mr. Knapp  )  That the candidate recommended by the
Faculty of Forestry be granted the degree
of Bachelor of Science in Forestry.
Carried. Wednesday, October 15th, 1958  2621
Dr. Friedman)
Dr. Zbarsky )  That the degree of Doctor of Medicine be
granted to the candidates recommended by
the Faculty of Medicine.
Dean MacPhee)
Mr. Wong
That the candidates recommended by the
Faculty of Commerce and Business
Administration be awarded the degree of
Bachelor of Commerce.
Dean Scarfe)
Dr. Johnson)  That the candidates listed for degrees in
the Faculty of Education be awarded the
degree for which they have qualified.
Dean Shrum )
Dean Soward)
Dean Chant)
Dean Gage )
That the candidates recommended for
degrees in the Faculty of Graduate
Studies be awarded the degree for which
they have qualified.
That the recommendations as to candidates
for degrees and diplomas be approved as a
whole, and that the Chairman of Senate,
on recommendation of the Registrar and the
Deans of the respective Faculties, be
authorized to make any necessary adjustments.
The Secretary reported that there were 439
candidates for degrees at the forthcoming Congregation,
compared to 404 in October, 1957.
Recommendations re
Membership in Faculties
The Secretary read the following recommendations
as to granting Faculty status for the Session 1958-59:
Faculty of Agriculture
Dr. J. D. Beaton
Dr, J. C. Sawyer
Dr. J. J. Richter Wednesday, October 15th, 1958  2622
Faculty of Pharmacy
Mr. J. G. Moir
Faculty of Commerce and Business Administration
Mr. D. A. Aird
Mr. R. E. Blaine
Mr. P, Lusztig
Mr. H. Babiak.
Dean Matthews)
Dean Soward  )  That these members of the teaching staff
be granted Faculty status for the
Session 1958-59, as recommended.
Recommendations that
Certain Students be
Required to Withdraw
The Secretary read a letter from the Faculty of
Medicine recommending that, in accordance with Faculty
regulations, the following students be required to withdraw
from that Faculty:
Miss Loretta M. Antonini
Mr, Richmond M, Cheng
Mr. Marvin Leroy Judd
Mr. Rod A. MacGillivray
Mr. Larry A. Rotenburg.
Mr. Judd had submitted an appeal to the Senate
against the recommendation of the Faculty.  It was agreed
that this should be referred to the Committee to Consider
Appeals from Students.
Dr, Friedman)
Dr. Cowan  )  That Senate approve the recommendation
of the Faculty of Medicine that the
students listed, other than Mr. M. L.
Judd, be required to withdraw from the
Faculty of Medicine; and defer
consideration of the case of Mr. Judd
until a report is received from the
Committee to Consider Appeals from
Carried. Wednesday, October 15th, 1958  2623
Course Changes and New
Faculty of Graduate Studies
The Secretary read the description of a new course,
Mechanical Engineering 563 - Lubrication - 2 units, recommended
by the Faculty of Graduate Studies for introduction in 1958-59.
Dean Gunning)
Dean Shrum )  That this new course in Mechanical
Engineering be approved, subject to
approval by the Board of Governors.
Faculty of Forestry
The Faculty of Forestry at its meeting on
October 4th had recommended to Senate that the course
Forestry 498, Summer Essay, be replaced by Forestry 499,
Thesis, effective in the current session.
Dr. Wellwood)
Mr. Knapp  )  That this course change in the Faculty
of Forestry be approved, as recommended.
It was agreed that Dean Gage should discuss with
Dean Allen, Dr, Wellwood, Dean Gunning, Dean Shrum, Dean
Soward and Dr. McGregor, for report back to Senate in due
course, the use of the terms "graduating essay" and "thesis"
in the undergraduate programme.
Extra-sessional Courses.
The following additions to extra-sessional credit
courses for 1958-59, as approved at the previous meeting,
were submitted by the Faculty and College of Education and
the Faculty of Arts and Science: Wednesday, October 15th, 1958  2624
Education 305 - Art Education - one additional section
on campus; one additional section in Burnaby
Education 412 - Introduction to Adult Education -
additional course on campus
English 201 - Children's Literature - additional course
on campus.
Dean Scarfe)
Dean Gage  )  That these additional Extra-sessional
Courses and additional sections be
approved, for the Session 1958-59.
It was agreed that Dean Curtis and Dean MacPhee
should investigate the current practice in appointment of
instructors for extra-sessional courses, both credit and
non-credit,in relation to the requirements of the University
Act, and report back to Senate.
Division of the Academic
The Secretary read a recommendation from the
Faculty of Arts and Science that Senate should undertake an
investigation of the various possible divisions of the
academic year to determine whether or not it would be advisable
to consider a change from the present two-term system.
Dean Andrew)
Dr. Savery ) That no action should be taken on this
recommendation for investigation of the
system of division of the academic year.
Reports of Committees
Prizes. Scholarships
and Bursaries
List No, 3, dated October 15th, 1958, of
scholarships, prizes, fellowships and bursaries, had been Wednesday, October 15th, 1958  2625
circulated. Dean Gage commented particularly on the
generosity of the British Columbia Department of Education
in providing awards for students at both the University and
Victoria College, in addition to those recorded in the list.
Dean Gage   )
Dean MacPhee)  That the students whose names appear on
List No. 3 be granted the awards for
which they are recommended.
Postponement of Award
Dean Gage recommended postponement for one year of
the Crown Zellerbach (Canada) Limited Scholarship for Teacher
Training held by Miss Elinor Patricia Parkin,
Dean Gage)
Mr. Knapp)  That Miss Parkin be granted a postponement
of her scholarship for one year, as
New Awards and Changes
in Awards
Acceptance of the following new awards and changes
in awards was recommended, under the terms indicated:
The Willis H. Small Scholarship in
Animal Nutrition
A scholarship of $300.00, the gift of Willis H.
Small, Esquire, was made available in the
Session 1958-59 for students taking studies in
the field of animal nutrition.
Delta Kappa Gamma Society Scholarship in Education -
increased in value from $150.00 to $250.00
Summer Session Scholarships - three increased in
value from $75.00 to $100.00 each
Northern Electric Fellowship - increased in value
from $1,200.00 to $1,500.00. Wednesday, October 15th, 1958  2626
Dean Gage)
Mr, Knapp)  That this new award and the increases in
awards be accepted as recommended, and that
letters of appreciation be sent to the
Committee on Ceremonies
The Committee on Ceremonies recommended that,
effective in the spring of 1960, the dates of Spring
Congregation should be set back to fall on the Thursday and
Friday instead of the Monday and Tuesday of the third week
after sessional examinations are complete.
Dean Curtis)
Dean Soward)  That the change in dates of Spring
Congregation be approved as recommended,
effective 1960.
In a further letter, the Committee on Ceremonies
inquired whether Senate might be prepared to encourage
Faculty attendance at Spring Congregations.
Dean Andrew )
Dean MacPhee)  That the Chairman of Senate write to the
Deans of the Faculties asking them to
bring to the attention of their Department
Heads and senior members of Faculty the
desirability, from the standpoint of the
students and their families and of the
public, of having a fair proportion of
Faculty at Congregation ceremonies
whenever convenient.
Committee on Child Development
A report of the Committee on Child Development
Centre had been circulated prior to the meeting,
recommending: Wednesday, October 15th, 1958  2627
(a) That the Committee be disbanded and a new Child Study
Council be set up to co-ordinate research and
instruction in the field of child study throughout
the University, without being directly concerned with
any nursery or kindergarten school that might be
established on the campus;
(b) That the College of Education be encouraged to set up
a nursery-kindergarten school, making these facilities
available to other Faculties and Departments of the
University if they wished to participate.
In referring to a recommendation in the report
that the Child Development Centre should financially be the
responsibility of the College of Education, the Chairman
pointed out that the budget of the Faculty and College of
Education was part of the University budget, requiring
approval of the University Board of Governors, and therefore
it would be preferable to amend this section of the report
to indicate that the Centre should financially be the
responsibility of the Provincial Department of Education or
some other appropriate body, outside of the University.
Dean Scarfe)
Miss Fallis) That the report of the Committee on Child
Development Centre be approved, as
amended; that the Chairman of Senate be
asked to appoint a Child Study Council
as recommended; and the Dean of the
Faculty and College of Education be
authorized to appoint a Faculty Committee
to study the problems involved in the
establishment of a nursery-kindergarten
school under the Faculty and College of
Education, and to report to the President
and the Joint Board of the College of
Education on the probable costs.
Committee on Establishment
of a School of Music
The Secretary read a report from the Committee on Wednesday, October 15th, 1958   2628
the Establishment of a School of Music, recommending that
the Committee be continued for another year to assist Dr.
Marquis, as a Committee on the Development of Musical Studies
in the University, with the following membership:
Dr. G. Weiton Marquis (Chairman)
Dr. Marvin Darrach (Secretary)
Mr. Neal Harlow
Dean G. C. Andrew
Dean S.N.F. Chant
Dean W. H. Gage
Dr. F. H. Johnson
Dr. S. A. Jennings
Dean N. V. Scarfe
Dr. J. R. Mcintosh
Dr. M. F. McGregor.
Dr. Johnson)
Dean Gage  )  That the recommendation as to continuance
of the Committee on the Development of
Musical Studies be approved.
Report on Registration. 1958-59
A report on registration for the Session 1958-59,
with comparative figures for 1957-58, had been circulated
and was received for information.
Report on Personnel and
Student Services. 1957-58
Copies of the annual report of the Department of
Personnel and Student Services for 1957-58 had been circulated
prior to the meeting.
Dean Soward)
Dean Gage  )  That a letter of appreciation be sent to
the Director of Personnel and Student
Services for his excellent report.
Carried. Wednesday, October 15th, 1958  2629
Autumn Congregation
The Secretary stated, for information of Senate,
that the Autumn Congregation would be held at 2:30 p.m. on
Friday, October 24th, in the Armoury.  Lt.-General E.L.M.
Burns would be Congregation speaker, and would receive an
honorary degree along with Dr. J. H. Williams and Mrs. Rex
Victoria College
The Secretary read a letter from Dr. Hickman,
expressing his regret that special events at Victoria College
in connection with the B. C, Centennial prevented the
College representatives from attending the Senate meeting.
Dr. Hickman also congratulated Dr. MacKenzie, Dean Soward,
Dr. Daniells and Dr. McGregor on the University's Academic
Symposium and Special Congregations.
A report on registration at Victoria College for
1958-59 was circulated for information,
Mr, Keate reported that the Victoria Chamber of
Commerce was actively studying the possibility of developing
a liberal arts college in Victoria.  In this connection
Dean Andrew suggested that the Statement on the Future of
Victoria College might be brought forward and reviewed.
Student Leadership Conference
Dean Andrew commented briefly on the annual
Student Leadership Conference at Camp Elphinstone
October 3rd to 5th, Wednesday, October 15th, 1958  2630
Extra-sessional Classes -
Lecture Time Allotments
The Secretary read a letter from Dr. Daniells re
time allotments for extra-sessional Arts courses, which
ranged from one 2-hour period per week to two l|-hour periods
per week.  It was agreed that the interpretation of the
Senate ruling that evening courses approximate as closely as
possible to the standards and conditions of the regular
winter courses, should be referred to the Committee on
Extra-Sessional Credit Courses.
Appointment of Anglican
University Chaplain
For information of Senate, the Secretary stated
that Rev. W. J. Bishop had been appointed Anglican University
Letters of Appreciation
The following letters of appreciation were received
and filed:  Mrs. W, B. Coulthard and family re expression of
sympathy; Dr. H, L. Campbell re statement of appreciation;
Dr. J.F.K. English re congratulations on his appointment as
Deputy Minister of Education; Mrs. Rex Eaton re honorary
degree; and the British Columbia Association of Broadcasters
re co-operation in establishing communications courses and
Faculty Publications
A large number of Faculty publications received Wednesday, October 15th, 1958  2631
by the President's Office since the last meeting of Senate
were on display.
Other Business
UNESCO Conference
On behalf of Senate, Dean Soward congratulated
the President on his appointment as Chairman of the Canadian
delegation to the UNESCO Conference to be held in Paris in
Canada Council
The President reported on capital grants from the
Canada Council towards the University residences, Library
wing and Fine Arts Centre; and awards to members of Faculty.
Student Fees
The President suggested that the members of Senate
should give some thought to the effect of a possible
increase in student fees.
The meeting adjourned at 10:00 p.m.
Chairman.  /    (_^y


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