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[Meeting minutes of the Senate of The University of British Columbia] Apr 10, 1931

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Array 133.
Friday, April 10th, 1931
A joint meeting of the Board of Governors and the
Senate was held on Friday, April 10th, 1931, at 8:00 p.m.,
in the Board Room.
Present:
Board of Governors: Dr. R. E. McKechnie,
Chancellor"] (in the Chair), President L. S. Klinck, Mr.
C. Spencer, Mr. F. J. Burd, Mr. B. C. Nicholas, Judge
J. N. Ellis, Mr. W. H. Malkin, Mr. Justice Murphy,
Magistrate H. C. Shaw and Mrs. Maude M. Welsh.
Senate: The Chan
President L. S. Klinck, De
Brock, Dean D. Buchanan, M
Dr. H. Vickers, Mr. J. M.
Mr. H. F. Angus, Dr. F. P.
MacLaurin, Mr. G. W. Clark
J. G. Brown, Rev. Dr. W. H
Mr. Sherwood Lett, Mr. H.
Canon A. H. Sovereign, Dr.
Beatrice Wood, Dr. C. Kill
Sydney Anderson, Dr. W. B.
dePencier and Mr. Lyle A.
cellor, Dr. R. E. McKechnie;
an F. M. Clement, Dean R. W.
r. E. A. Lloyd, Dr. G. G. Moe,
Turnbull, Dr. A. H. Hutchinson,
Patterson, Mr. D. L.
, Mr. P. H. Elliott, Rev. Dr.
. Vance, Dr. G. G. Sedgewick,
T. Logan, Mr. A. E. Lord, Rev.
Evlyn F. Farris, Mrs.
am, Miss A. B. Jamieson, Mr.
Burnett, the Most Rev. A. U.
Atkinson.
The Secretary read the call for the meeting:
"1.  To consider reports from the Deans on the
working out of the proposed alternative
budgets "A" and "B".
2.  To discuss, as a further alternative, the
allotment of fixed gross sums to the various
facultie s.
3.  To discuss the establishment of a Department
of Home Economics.
Request of Provincial Parent-Teacher Federation
for establishment of Department of Home Economics,
Request of Household Science Club for establishment of Department of Home Economics.
Request of students of First and Second Years for
establishment of a chair of Home Economics.   "
A letter was read from Mr. J. N. Harvey regretting
his inability to attend the meeting. "1
Friday,   April   10th,   1931
A   "Dutch-treat"   dinner   meeting   of   members   of   Senate
was   held   in   the   Cafeteria   of   the  University   on  Friday
evening,   April   10th,   1931,   at   which   questions   arising   out
of   the   Agenda   of   the   Joint   Meeting  of   the   Board  of
Governors   and  the   Senate   to   be   held   at   8   o'clock  were
discussed   informally.      Twenty-six   members   were   present.
It  was   decided   that   it   would be  well   at   the   Joint
Meeting   to   have   certain   members   lead   the   discussion   in
regard   to   the   various   aspects   of   the   matters   arising
from  the   Agenda.     It  was   agreed  that   these   should  be   as
follows:
Limitation  and   attendance Dr.   Killam
Fees Mr.   Lord
The relative importance of teaching and research work, and the
correlation of work in
Agriculture in the University
with that of the Provincial
Department of Agriculture       Dr. Vance,
Mr. Lett and
Mr. Angus
It was agreed that the Joint Meeting be asked to
consider as the first subject of the agenda the question
of principles involved in the discussion of the
alternative budgets, particularly those principles already laid by the Senate before the Board of Governors.
It was also agreed to recommend that the proceedings
of the Joint Meeting be conducted in regular parliamentary fashion and that votes be recorded for the use of
the records of Senate and the Board of Governors,
further, that the votes of Senate and the Board of Governors be recorded separately.
Secretary
Chai rman
__ » 134.
f
Friday, April 10th, 1931
'#
--»^ 1.     To   consider  reports   from  the   Deans   on   the
working   out   of   the  proposed   alternative
budgets   "A"  and   "B".
f ■* Dr .   Sedgewick)
Mr.   Lord )   That   the   joint   meeting be   asked   to
i^ consider  as   first   subject   of   agenda
the   questions   of  principle   involved
\ , in   the   discussion   of   the   alterna
tive   budgets,   particularly   those
* principles   already  laid by  the
I Senate   before   the   Board   of
' Gove mors ,   viz :
'->. Limitation of attendance
.* Fee s
The relative importance of
s"v teaching and research work.
* Coordination of work in
ip agriculture as between the
^ Government and the
Univer sity.
Carried
Dr. Sedgewick)
Mr. Sovereign) That the proceedings of the joint
meeting be conducted in the
regular parliamentary fashion and
that votes be recorded for the use
of the records of Senate and of
the Board of Governors.  Further,
that the votes of Senate and of
the Board of Governors be recorded
separate ly.
Carried
Dr. Killam)
Mr. Clark ) That this body approve of the action
of Senate in reference to limitation
of students.
Motion withdrawn.
Dr. Killam)
Mr. Clark ) That representations of Senate be now
received and open for discussion.
Carried
i
aMii 135.
Friday, April 10th, 1931
The discussions on the four principles noted above
were led by members as follows:  Dr. Killam, Limitation;
Mr. Lord, Fees;  Mr. Lett and Dr. Vance, The relative
importance of teaching and research work, and the correlation of work in agriculture as between the Government
and the University.
Mr. Angus spoke to the memorandum prepared hy the
Heads of Departments in the Faculty of Arts and Science
under date of March 27th, 1931.  The President replied,
calling attention to some of the possibilities which lie
in the action proposed.
Statements were presented by the Deans in regard to
the effects of the proposed reductions on the work in
the different Departments and on each Faculty as a whole.
No. formal action was taken and no resolutions were
passed, as the purpose of the meeting was to enable the
representatives of the governing bodies of the University
to acquaint themselves with the financial and academic
problems involved in making the adjustments necessitated
by the reduction in the legislative grant to the
Uni ver sity. 136.
Friday, April 10th, 1931
Letters from interested organizations were presented
in reference to the establishment of a Department of
Home Economics.
Miss Jamieson)
Mr. Lett     ) That the matter of the establishment of a Department of Home
Economics be laid over to a subsequent meeting of the Senate.
Carried
The   meeting adjourned.
Secretary
7t^ oo. t^~A
Chairman

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