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 Tuesday, May 15th, 1951.    I696
The fourth regular meeting of the Senate of the
University of British Columbia for the Session 1950-51 was
held on Tuesday, May 15th, 1951, at 8:00 p.m., in the Board
and Senate Room.
Present:  President N.A.M. MacKenzie (in the
Chair), Dean H.F. Angus, Dean Lowell Besley, Mr. Jacob
Biely, Mr. Darrell Braidwood, Dr. V.C. Brink, Dean S.N.F.
Chant, Mr. K.P. Caple, Mrs. J.H. Creighton, Dr. Roy Daniells,
Dr. C.E. Dolman, Dean B.A. Eagles, Mr. H.O. English,
Dr. J.M. Ewing, Dr. R.E. Foerster, Dr. S.M. Friedman,
Dean W.H. Gage, Mr. T.R. Hall, Dr. Lawren Harris, Major
H.C. Holmes, Dr. R.D. James, Mr. G.D. Kennedy, Dr. R.B.
Kerr, Mr. F.M. Knapp, Brig. Sherwood Lett, Mr. A.E. Lord,
Mr. H.N. MacCorkindale, Mr. W.R. McDougall, Dean H.J.
MacLeod, Dean M. Dorothy Mawdsley, Mr. J. Fred Muir,
Miss F.S. Mulloy, Dr. R.C. Palmer, Dr. L.E. Ranta,
Mr. Frederick Read, Dr. W.N. Sage, Dr. T.M.C. Taylor,
Dr. W.S. Taylor, Dr. F.A. Turnbull, Dr. G.M. Volkoff,
Mr. R.T.D. Wallace, Dr. H.V. Warren, Dean M.M. Weaver,
Dr. E.V. White, Dean E.L. Woods, Dr. C.A.H. Wright.
Regrets for their inability to be present were
received from Dr. A.E. Grauer and Dr. K.E. Taylor.
Mr. Kennedy )
Mr. Read   )  That the minutes of the third
regular meeting of Senate for the
Session 1950-51 be taken as read
and adopted.
Carried. Tuesday, May 15th, 1951.    1697
Notice of Election of:
Chancellor
In connection with the Senate elections, 1951,
the Secretary of Senate reported that as no other name was
proposed for the office of Chancellor, Brigadier Sherwood
Lett, C.B.E., D.S.O., M.C., E.D., K.C., B.A., LL.D., was
duly elected to this position by acclamation, to take office
upon the retirement of the Honourable E.W. Hamber, C.M.G.,
B.A., LL.D., as of May twenty-eighth, 1951, for a period of
three years.
Representatives of the Faculties
on Senate
Notice was received that the following
representatives of the Faculties on Senate, for the three
year term beginning May 28th, 1951, had been elected at the
meetings of the Faculties on the dates indicated:
Faculty     Date of Election    Representatives
Medicine:
Forestry:
Pharmacy:
Graduate Studies:
Agriculture:
Applied Science:
May 4th    Dr. Sydney M. Friedman
Dr. Robert B. Kerr
May 10th    Mr. F. Malcolm Knapp
Dr. George S. Allen
May llth     Mr. Finlay A. Morrison
Dr. John Allardyce
May 12th     Dr. G.M. Volkoff
Dr. R.D. James
May 12th     Dr. V.C. Brink
Mr. Jacob Biely
May 14th    Mr. J. Fred Muir
Mr. W.O. Richmond Tuesday, May 15th, 1951.    1698
Faculty     Date of Election    Representatives
Arts and Science:     May 14th     Dr. Roy Daniells
Dr. T.M.C. Taylor
Law: May 14th     Dr. M.M. Maclntyre
Mr. G.D. Kennedy
Representatives of the
Affiliated Colleges
Notice was received that at a meeting of the
Victoria College Council held on March 12th, 1951, Mr. J.M.
Ewing, B.A., D.Paed., was re-elected as member of Senate,
for a further term of three years.
Notice was received that Dr. W.S. Taylor, Ph.D.,
was re-appointed representative on Senate of the Union
College of British Columbia, for a further term of three
years.
Notice was received that, on Wednesday,
April 25th, the Board of Governors of the Anglican
Theological College of British Columbia, elected Dr. K.E.
Taylor as representative on Senate for a further term of
three years.
Notice of Appointment of Committees
On New Courses and Duplication
of Existing Courses
A letter, dated May 14th, was received from the
President, stating that in accordance with the instructions
of Senate, he had appointed the following Committee to
investigate new courses and possible duplication in Tuesday, May 15th, 1951.    1699
existing courses, with a view to eliminating unnecessary
offerings:
Dean W.H. Gage (Chairman)
Dr.-S.A. Jennings
Mr. C.B. Wood
Dr. Ian McT. Cowan
Dr. G.M. Volkoff
Dr. J.J.R. Campbell
Mr. S.L. Lipson
Mr. G.C. Andrew
On Affiliation of Notre Dame
College
Advice was received from the President, that in
accordance with the instructions of Senate, he had
appointed the following Committee, to report to Senate on
the proposal of Bishop M.M. Johnson, that the newly established Notre Dame College in Nelson be recognized by the
University of British Columbia as a junior college and that
this University give credit for work done there up to the
end of the second year in Arts and Science.  It was
reported, further, that the Committee was asked to consider
also the general question of junior colleges.
Dean H.F. Angus (Chairman)
Dean W.H. Gage
Dr. Roy Daniells
Dr. W. Sage
Miss F.S. Mulloy
Mr. H.N. MacCorkindale
Dr. J.M. Ewing
Dean S.N.F. Chant
Mr. G.C. Andrew
Mr. Davie Fulton
Mr. C.B. Wood Tuesday, May 15th, 1951.    1700
A       From the Board of Governors
4 Approval of Recommendations
of Senate
Y
The Board of Governors on February 26th approved
« the Calendar Material, 1951-52, as approved by Senate on
February 14th, and the recommendation of Senate with
regard to the institution of new courses.
4
4
The Board of Governors on February 26th approved
the courses listed for the Summer Session, 1951, as
approved by Senate on February 14th.
At its meeting on February 26th the Board of
Governors accepted the following new awards and renewals,
as accepted by Senate on February 14th:
The Osier Society Scholarship
The H.R. MacMillan Export Company Prizes in Agriculture
The Department of French Bursary
The Esmond Lando Bursary
Awards through the Plimsoll Club:
Empire Stevedoring Company Limited Bursary
International Paints (Western) Limited Scholarship
Summer School of the Theatre Bursaries.
Approval of New Awards and Renewals
<■ Subject to the Approval of Senate
The Board of Governors, on February 26th,
approved a change in the terms of award of the Comineo
, Fellowship and the renewal of the Canadian Transport
i Company Limited, Plimsoll Club Scholarship, subject to the
' approval of Senate. 4
4
Tuesday, May 15th, 1951.      1701
The Board of Governors on April 2nd approved the
following new awards, and one renewal as indicated, subject
to the approval of Senate:
Medical Ball Bursary Fund
The Phrateres Scholarship Fund
The University Student Liberal Club Bursary
The Canadian Women's Press Club (Vancouver
Branch) Scholarship.
The Schinbein Scholarship
Renewal and increase, Vancouver Sun Scholarships
for Carriers.
The Board of Governors on April 30th approved
the following new awards and renewal of awards, subject to
the approval of Senate:
Kennecott Copper Corporation Scholarship
The Moe Cohen Bursary
The M.B. Cohen Bursary
Canadian Institute of Forestry (Vancouver Section)
Medal
Student Emergency Aid Fund (Robert Matchett)
B.C. Forest Products Limited Scholarship
The Poulenc Fellowship in Applied Physiology
Canadian Industrial Traffic League Prizes
The A. Rothstein Bursary
The Sam Rothstein Bursary
The M.M. Waterman Bursary
The Association of Professional Engineers Gold Medal
Renewals:
Donation to Dean Clement Student Aid Fund
(Agricultural Undergraduate Society)
Scholarships from Government of France.
Title. Dr. William Boyd
The Board of Governors on April 2nd considered a
request that Dr. William Boyd be appointed to the Faculty
of Medicine with the title of either "Senior Professor of
Pathology", or preferably "Distinguished Professor of
Pathology".  In this connection the Board passed the Tuesday, May 15th, 1951.    1702
following resolution:
"That the question of title for Dr. William Boyd
which has been suggested as either Distinguished
or Senior Professor of Pathology be referred to
Senate for consideration."
Dean Weaver )
Dr. Kerr   )  That the Senate approve the academic
title, "Distinguished Professor of
Pathology" and authorize the Faculty
of Medicine to bestow this title
upon Dr. William Boyd.
After considerable discussion,
Mr. Kennedy )
Dr. Sage   )  That this matter of title be referred
to the Faculties for consideration
and report to the next meeting of
Senate.
Carried.
Naming of Building
The Board of Governors on April 2nd approved a
suggestion that the Building for Bacteriology, Preventive
Medicine, Nursing and Health, Student Health Services, and
University Infirmary, be named "The Wesbrook Building," but
before taking firm action requested an expression of opinion
from Senate.
Mr. Lord  )
Dr. Wright )  That Senate approve this suggestion.
Carried.
Increase in Fees
It was reported for the information of Senate
that the Board of Governors on April 2nd approved an
increase in fees of $30.00 for all students except those in
the Faculty of Medicine, effective for the 1951-52 Session, Tuesday, May 15th, 1951.    1703
on the understanding that if a large Federal grant is
received the matter of fees will be reviewed.  The Board
also approved a recommendation that an additional
$10,000.00 be set aside for special bursaries if the
increase in fees becomes effective.
Further in this connection, Dr. MacKenzie pointed
out that, with the increase in fees, the Campus and
Building Fee, Physical Education Fee, and Laboratory Fees
would be absorbed in the total, but that the present system
of protecting against breakages by issuance of laboratory
coupon booklets at the present price, would continue.
Salary Increases for
Teaching Staff
The Secretary read a letter, dated April 10th,
from President MacKenzie with reference to the matter of
salary increases for the teaching staff, which was
discussed by Senate on February 14th. It was noted that
the Provincial Government had agreed to provide a sum of
$200,000.00 for salary increases, on the condition that
should the Dominion Government make a grant to the
University of British Columbia for the next fiscal year up
to or in excess of $200,000.00 that the Provincial Government would not be called upon for any such grant, and in
the event of a Dominion grant less than $200,000.00 then
the Provincial Government would make up the deficiency to
that amount. Tuesday, May 15th, 1951.    1704
The President outlined the proposed distribution
of this grant.
Mr. Kennedy, on behalf of the Faculty, thanked
the members of Senate for their co-operation and support in
this matter.
From the Faculties
Results of Sessional Examinations.
Candidates for Degrees and Diplomas
The Secretary gave a summary report, stating that
the total number of candidates for degrees was 1,359: 695
of these would be presented for degrees on May 17th and 664
on May 18th.
The lists of candidates for degrees were circulated to the members of Senate.
Dean Chant
Dean Gage
Dean Chant
Dean Gage
That Senate approve the
conferring of the degrees of
Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of
Commerce, Bachelor of Physical
Education, Bachelor of Home
Economics, Bachelor of Education,
Master of Social Work, and
Bachelor of Social Work
respectively on the candidates
listed for the degree concerned.
Carried.
That, subject to the concurrence
of the Department of Education,
Senate approve the awarding of
the diploma to the candidates
listed as having successfully
completed the Teacher Training
Course.
Carried. Dean MacLeod
Dr. Dolman
Dean Eagles
Dr. Brink
Professor Read  )
Mr. Kennedy     )
Dean Woods      )
Dr. T.M.C. Taylor)
Dean Besley     )
Professor Knapp )
Tuesday, May 15th, 1951.    1705
That Senate approve the conferring of the degrees of Bachelor
of Applied Science, in the
various branches of Engineering,
Bachelor of Science in Nursing,
and Bachelor of Architecture
upon the candidates listed for
the respective degrees.
Carried.
That Senate approve the
conferring of the degrees of
Bachelor of Science in Agriculture,
with honours, and Bachelor of
Science in Agriculture, General
Course, on the candidates listed
for each, and the awarding of
diplomas to the students listed
as having successfully completed
the work in the Occupational
Course.
Carried.
That Senate approve the
conferring of the degree of
Bachelor of Law on the
candidates listed for this
degree.
Carried.
That Senate approve the
conferring of the degree of
Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy
on the candidates listed for
this degree.
Carried.
That Senate approve the
conferring of the degree of
Bachelor of Science in Forestry
upon the candidates listed for
this degree.
Carried. Dean Angus
Dr. James
Tuesday, May 15th, 1951.
That Senate approve the
conferring of the degrees of
Master of Arts, Master of Applied
Science, Master of Science in
Agriculture upon the candidates
listed for these degrees.
Carried.
1706
Results of Lower Years -
Authorization for Release of Marks
The Secretary pointed out that it was customary
for Senate to authorize the Deans to release the marks of
students in the lower years.  The Secretary also reported
a resolution passed at a meeting of the Faculty of Applied
Science on May 14th, 1951, recommending that Senate
authorize the release of certificates to the students who
have completed the course requirements of the certificate
course in Nursing, as soon as the required period of field
work is completed.
Dr. Ewing  )
Dean MacLeod) That the Deans be authorized to
release the marks of students in the
lower years, and that authority be
given for the release of certificates
to students completing the course
requirements of the certificate
course in Nursing, upon completion of
the required period of field work.
Carried.
Mr. MacCorkindale)
Dr. Warren  )  That the President and Deans be
authorized to make any alterations in
the lists of candidates presented for
degrees as may prove necessary.
Carried. Tuesday, May 15th, 1951.
Minimum Passing Mark.
Faculty of Medicine
Dean Weaver )
Dr. Kerr   )
That the minimum passing mark in
the Faculty of Medicine be set at
60 per cent in each subject.
Carried.
1707
Faculty of Applied Science
Curriculum Changes
The following changes, involving distribution of
time only, were recommended:
M.E. 375 changed from (3 - 0 : 3 - 0) to (2 - 0 : 2 - 0)
E.E. 353 changed from (2 - 0 : 1 - 0) to 2 - 0 : 2 - 0)
E.E. 355 changed from (1 - 0 : 2 - 0) to (2-0:2-0)
It was recommended that the following adjustments
be approved for the Session 1951-52 for the Second, Third
and Fourth Years of the School of Architecture, to effect
the transition from the old Calendar to the new Calendar.
Second Year:  as in 1951-52 Calendar, with the following
changes -
Hort. 416 (Landscape Design) 2 hrs. lecture,
3 hrs. lab., first term only
Arch. 270 (Freehand Drawing) 6 hrs., second
term only
No Surveying School
Third Year:
as in 1951-52 Calendar with the following
changes -
Hort. 416 (Landscape Design) 2 hrs. lecture,
3 hrs. lab., first term only
History of Architecture (Arch. 260)
2 hrs. lecture, second term only
Contemporary Architecture (Arch. 360) will
not be given
Arch. 350 (Architectural Design)
1 hr. lecture, 12 hrs. lab., first term Tuesday, May 15th, 1951.     1708
Fourth Year:  as in 1950-51 Calendar with the following
changes -
Arch. 455 (Architectural Engineering),
2 hrs. lecture, 3 hrs. lab., both terms
Arch. 465 (Commercial Law) 1 hr. Lecture will
not be given
Arch. 456 (Electricity and Illumination)
1 hr. lecture, 2 hrs. lab., both terms
Dean MacLeod )
Dean Gage   )  That the changes and adjustments
listed above be approved.
Carried.
Withdrawal of Student
Dean MacLeod )
Dean Gage   )  That Mr. Noel C. Adams who had been
required to repeat the course in
Architectural Design of the Fourth
Year, as a partial student, and who
had again failed this course, be
required to withdraw from the School
of Architecture.
Carried.
School of Nursing
It was reported that at a meeting of the Council
of the School of Nursing on May 9th, the question was
raised as to how the School might assist in improving the
qualifications of hospital personnel called upon to supervise the practical training of Nursing students.  The
suggestion was made that certain of the courses at present
offered by the School might be arranged at hours which
would enable selected members of the hospital staffs to
attend.  It was understood that the majority of such nurses
would wish to register as partial students and take the
courses for credit toward the degree of B.S.N.
Dean Gage  )
Dean Eagles )  That this suggestion be approved in
principle, on the understanding that
it be studied in detail.
Carried. Tuesday, May 15th, 1951.    1709
Faculty of Forestry
Dean Besley )
Mr. Knapp  )  That changes in courses and curriculum
of the Faculty of Forestry, effective
in the Sessions 1951-52 and 1952-53,
as set forth in a statement dated
April 28th, 1951 and circulated to
the members of Senate, be approved.
Carried.
Faculty of Graduate Studies
A report was received that the Faculty of
Graduate Studies on May 12th, 1951, approved a request that
the Department of Chemistry be permitted to initiate Ph.D.
work in certain fields of Chemistry during the coming
session, in accordance with the following announcement
proposed for inclusion in the 1952-53 Calendar:
1. The Department will direct research only in certain
fields of physical, organic and inorganic chemistry.
Problems to be investigated will be determined in
consultation with the applicant. Courses at the
graduate level are offered in each of the above
branches of chemistry.
2, The following courses will be accepted for Ph.D.
credit:
(a) Graduate courses (numbered 500 or above) offered
in the department provided credit has not already
been obtained for such courses.
(b) Certain courses numbered 400 or above in related
subjects as approved in particular cases on the
recommendation of the departments concerned.
Senate noted that the recommendation for work in certain
limited fields was made in consideration of budget
appropriations for library for the current fiscal year.
Dean Angus )
Dr. Sage  ) That this report be adopted.
Carried. Tuesday, May 15th, 1951.    1710
Faculty of Agriculture
A proposal of a course of five years from
University Entrance leading to the degree of B.S.A. with
Honours in Agriculture and Education and the Diploma in
Education, was approved in principle and referred to
Senate by the Faculty of Agriculture on May 12th.  Senate
noted that the proposal was approved in principle by the
Council of the School of Education on March 30th, and by
Mr. H.L. Campbell, Assistant Superintendent, on behalf of
the Department of Education.
Dean Eagles )
Dean Besley )  That this proposal be approved in
principle, final details to be
worked out by the Curriculum
Committee in co-operation with the
School of Education.
Carried.
Faculty of Arts and Science
Curriculum Changes
At a meeting of the Council of the School of
Social Work on May 14th, 1951, the following recommendations of curriculum changes were received and referred
to Senate for approval:
Courses to be dropped:
S.W. 512 - (l£ units) - Community Resources
S.W. 569 - (1 unit ) - Public Assistance Practice
New Courses to be added:
S.W. 571 - (1 unit ) - Delinquent Behaviour
Case studies of delinquent behaviour,
particularly of the adolescent child. Tuesday, May 15th, 1951.
S.W. 536 - (1 unit) - Social Research 3
A seminar in methods for second-year students
specializing in research.  Administrative
applications, public and private welfare
agencies. Operational studies. Experimental
projects.  Surveys.
Changes in Unit Value:
S.W. 511 - from lj units to 1 unit
S.W. 58"0 - from 1 unit to li units
S.W. 575 - from li units to 1 unit
Certain revisions of courses for the options 8,
9 and 10 in the School of Commerce, and a suggestion re
Mathematics 100 as an alternative to Mathematics 101 in
certain options were presented and circulated to the
members.
1711
Dean Chant
Dean Gage
That curriculum changes in the School
of Social Work, as set out, and the
revision of options in the School of
Commerce, as presented, be approved,
with authorization for a further
revision in Mathematics and the
addition of Botany 100 to the list of
electives under Section 3 (b),
Option 8.
Carried.
Language Requirements
The Faculty of Arts and Science, on May 14th,
approved the following recommendations with reference to
possible ways of co-ordinating the University courses in
languages with the new high school curriculum.
1. That the content of the First and Second Year
University language courses be adjusted to follow the
two year minimum high school requirement; and
2. That students who have completed the full four year
course in a language for University Entrance be
permitted to proceed to the Second Year University
course. Tuesday, May 15th, 1951.    1712
The Faculty referred to the Curriculum Committee for further
k study and report the question whether "students who have
* completed the Second Year course under recommendation (2)
above, will have satisfied the language requirement for
■<
the B.A. degree but will, in accordance with present
> practice, receive only three units of credit."
4 It was noted that a student who completes more
<
than the minimum two years of a language in high school but
<        less than the full four years would be required to enter
the First Year course.
Dean Chant )
> Dean Gage  )  That these recommendations with
regard to language requirements be
11 approved,
v Carried.
Reports of Committees
* Prizes. Scholarships and Bursaries
List No. 1 of Medals, Fellowships, Scholarships
and Prizes for 1950-51, being awards to graduates and to
students in their final undergraduate year, was circulated
to the members.
Dean Gage  )
Dean Eagles )  That awards to graduates and students
in their final year, as set forth in
List No. 1, under date of May 15th,
1951, he approved.
Carried.
Scholarships. Bursaries, Etc.,
Renewals. Increases and Changes
The following changes in the terras of the Comineo
Fellowship were presented for information:
4 Tuesday, May 15th, 1951.    1713
1. The student will in future be given $1,000.00, and
an additional sum of $200.00 will be paid to the
Department for incidental expenses in connection
with the investigation carried on under the terms
of the Fellowship.  The previous amounts were
$750.00 and $450.00 respectively.
2. The Fellowship shall be awarded for work in some
field of pure or applied science, preferably related
to the mining, metallurgical or chemical industry in
which the Consolidated Mining and Smelting Company
of Canada, Limited, is interested.  This is merely a
rephrasing and re-emphasizing of the previous terms.
It was reported for information that the Canadian
Transport Company Limited had decided to renew its scholarship of $100.00, offered through the Plimsoll Club.
It was reported, for information, that the two
Vancouver Sun Scholarships for Carriers had each been
increased from $250.00 annually to $400.00 annually.  It
was noted that since each of these awards could be held for
a maximum of five years, it would be possible for ten such
awards to be made to the University in any one year, making
a total possible donation from the Vancouver Sun of
$4,000.00, instead of the former maximum of $2,500.00.
A donation of $141.10 from the Agricultural
Undergraduate Society, to be placed in the Dean Clement
Student Aid Fund, was reported.
Notice was given, for information, of the renewal
of the French Government Scholarships for another year. V
Tuesday, May 15th, 1951.    1714
New Awards
Acceptance was recommended of the following
awards, under Calendar terms as set out:
THE MEDICAL BALL BURSARY FUND
From this fund, established and maintained by
students in the Faculty of Medicine from proceeds
of the Annual Medical Ball, a number of bursaries
are awarded to medical students at this University
who are in need of financial assistance.
THE PHRATERES SCHOLARSHIP FUND
From this fund, established and maintained by the
Theta Chapter of Phrateres, an international
organization of college women, a scholarship will
be awarded annually to an out-of-town woman
student with University Entrance or Senior
Matriculation standing who is attending University
for the first time.  The award will be made to a
student of high standing.  In making the award,
consideration may be given to financial circumstances.
THE UNIVERSITY STUDENT LIBERAL CLUB BURSARY
> A bursary of at least $50.00, the gift of the
w Student Liberal Club on the campus, is available
annually for an undergraduate in any year and
v faculty.  The award will be made to a student who
^ has good academic standing and who is unable,
without financial assistance, to begin or
1 continue his studies at the University.
*v THE CANADIAN WOMEN'S PRESS CLUB
"(VANCOUVER BRANCH) SCHOLARSHIP
. A scholarship of $500.00 donated by the Vancouver
Branch of the Canadian Women's Press Club will be
* awarded in May, 1951, to a woman student with a
«. proven capacity for good writing who intends to
make writing a career.  Competence and creative
ability may have been demonstrated by journalism,
fiction, drama, periodical articles, script for
films or radio, or the like.  Applicants must
have a good general academic record; must be about
to enter The University of British Columbia or be Tuesday, May 15th, 1951.    1715
already in attendance; must spend the academic year
following the award in attendance either at this
University or at some other approved institution,
either as undergraduate or as graduate students.
Consideration will be given to the financial
circumstances of applicants.  The Scholarship may
be withheld if no suitable candidate makes application.  Application forms, obtainable at the
Registrar's Office, must be submitted to the Dean
of Administrative and Inter-Faculty Affairs by
March 31st.
THE SCHINBEIN SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship of $250.00, given by Mrs. A.B.
Schinbein and John Schinbein in memory of Austin
Birrell Schinbein, O.B.E., M.B., F.A.C.S., is
available annually for a student in the Faculty
of Medicine.  The award will be made in May, 1951,
to the First Year student obtaining the highest
standing in Anatomy, and in May, 1952, to the
Second Year student obtaining the highest standing
in Pathology.  Thereafter, the scholarship will be
awarded to the student in the Third Year obtaining
the highest standing in the subject of Surgery.
THE KENNECOTT COPPER CORPORATION SCHOLARSHIP
Acceptance was recommended of this scholarship of
$1,000.00 per year for three years, under the following
terms (not listed in the Calendar):
1. Selection of candidates shall be limited (i) to third
and fourth year students enrolled in a course leading
to the degree of Bachelor of Science in Mining
Engineering and (ii) in exceptional cases, to graduate
students who intend to pursue studies leading to the
degree of Engineer of Mines, or Master of Science in
Mining Engineering.
2. Selection shall be based on the following qualities:
(a) proficiency in engineering studies;
(b) leadership, willingness, co-operativeness,
initiative and ambition;
(c) ability to direct and stimulate others; and
(d) good health and physique. Tuesday, May 15th, 1951.    1716
3. The recipient of each scholarship shall be selected
jointly by Kennecott and the Department of Mining
Engineering at the particular college or university
from a list of candidates proposed.
4. The scholarship given to a student shall be for the
term of one year.
5. Each scholarship award shall be in the amount of One
Thousand Dollars ($1,000.00).
6. The recipient shall have no obligation to Kennecott.
THE MOE COHEN BURSARY
This bursary of the annual value of $25.00, the
gift of Mr. and Mrs. Moe Cohen of Vancouver, will
be awarded to an undergraduate in any year or
faculty who has good scholastic standing and is
in need of financial assistance.
THE M.B. COHEN BURSARY
This bursary of the annual value of $25.00, the
gift of Mr. and Mrs. M.B. Cohen of Vancouver,
will be awarded to an undergraduate in any year
or faculty who has good scholastic standing and
is in need of financial assistance.
CANADIAN INSTITUTE OF FORESTRY
(BRITISH COLUMBIA SECTIONS) MEDAL
A gold medal, the gift of the Vancouver and
Vancouver Island Sections of the Canadian
Institute of Forestry will be awarded to the
student in the graduating class in forestry
(B.S.F. course or B.A.Sc. course), who, in the
opinion of the Faculty of Forestry, has made
the best all-round record in professional
forestry in all years at the University, and who
has demonstrated a high quality of character,
leadership, sportsmanship, and scholarship.
STUDENT EMERGENCY AID FUND
This fund, the gift of Robert Matchett, has been
established to provide loans for students requiring
limited assistance in emergency situations.  Information may be obtained from the Dean of Administrative
and Inter-Faculty Affairs. Tuesday, May 15th, 1951.    1717
B.C. FOREST PRODUCTS LIMITED
SCHOLARSHIPS AND BURSARIES"
Acceptance was recommended of fourteen scholarships of $300.00 each, provided by the B.C. Forest Products
Limited for annual award to dependents of Company
employees who, having completed University Entrance, are
entering the University of British Columbia for the first
time.  It was noted that these scholarships would be
awarded at specified logging divisions.
It was reported also that the Company had offered
to provide an additional sura of $2,500.00 for Bursaries to
dependents of employees of the Company.
THE POULENC FELLOWSHIP IN APPLIED PHYSIOLOGY
This fellowship of $500.00, established by Poulenc
Limited, Montreal, is available for individuals
interested in anesthesiology and related fields in
Medicine who will engage in postgraduate training
in physiology.  The award will be made on the
recommendation of the Faculty of ^dicine.
Further information may be obtained from the
office of the Dean of Medicine.
CANADIAN INDUSTRIAL TRAFFIC LEAGUE PRIZES
Three prizes of $25.00 each, provided by the
Canadian Industrial Traffic League, are available
for students in the Freight Traffic Management
evening classes.  Of these prizes, one will be
awarded to the top ranking student in each year
of the course.  The prizes for the Session 1950-51
were donated by Johnston National Storage, Pacific
Mills Limited, and Powell River Sales Company
Limited. Tuesday, May 15th, 1951.    1718
THE A. ROTHSTEIN BURSARY
This bursary of annual value of $100.00, the gift
of Mr. and Mrs. A. Rothstein of Vancouver, will
be awarded to an undergraduate in any year or
faculty who has good scholastic standing and is
in need of financial assistance.
THE SAM ROTHSTEIN BURSARY
This bursary of the value of $100.00, the gift of
Mr. and Mrs. Sam Rothstein of Vancouver, will be
awarded in the Session 1951-52 to an undergraduate in any year or faculty who has good
scholastic standing and is in need of financial
assistance.
THE M.M. WATERMAN BURSARY
This bursary of the annual value of $25.00, the
gift of Mr. and Mrs. M.M. Waterman of Vancouver,
will be awarded to an undergraduate in any year
or faculty who has good scholastic standing and
is in need of financial assistance.
THE ASSOCIATION OF PROFESSIONAL ENGINEERS
GOLD MEDAL
A gold medal, given by the Association of
Professional Engineers of the Province of British
Columbia, will be awarded to the student in the
graduating year of Applied Science (B.A.Sc. course)
whose record, in the opinion of the Faculty is the
most outstanding.
THE CANADIAN FORESTRY ASSOCIATION
(BRITISH COLUMBIA BRANCH) SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship of $200.00, provided by the
Canadian Forestry Association (British Columbia
Branch), will be awarded to a student in Senior
Matriculation who has been active in Junior
Forest Warden work, and is entering the Faculty
of Forestry or the Faculty of Applied Science
(Forest Engineering Course).  Selection of the
winner will be made on the basis of grades
obtained in the written examinations of Senior
Matriculation and record in Junior Forest Warden
activities.  Letters of application, which must Tuesday, May 15th, 1951.   1719
be received by June 15th, should be addressed to
the Dean of Administrative and Inter-Faculty
Affairs, from whom further information may be
obtained.
DEPARTMENT OF MATHEMATICS BOOK PRIZES
These prizes are awarded by the Department of
Mathematics for proficiency in Mathematics.
CANADIAN ASSOCIATION OF SOCIAL WORKERS
(BRITISH COLUMBIA MAINLAND BRANCH) PRIZE
A book prize of $25.00, the gift of the Canadian
Association of Social Workers (British Columbia
Mainland Branch), will be awarded annually to a
student taking a Master's degree in Social Work.
The award will be made on the basis not only of
academic standing, but also on all-round professional activity and promise.  Selection of the
winner will be made on the recommendation of the
School of Social Work.
Awards Offered through Alumni-
U.B.C. Development Fund
THE BRITISH COLUMBIA PACKERS LIMITED
SCHOLARSHIP IN FISHERIES
This scholarship of -$250.00, a contribution to
the Alumni-U.B.C. Development Fund made by British
Columbia Packers Limited, was made available for
a student proceeding to graduate studies at The
University of British Columbia in the field of
Fisheries.
THE BRISSENDEN SCHOLARSHIP
A scholarship of $200.00, given by Mr. P.R.
Brissenden as a contribution to the Alumni-U.B.C.
Development Fund, is available in 1952 for a male
student of the University of British Columbia,
graduate or undergraduate, who has shown promise
as a creative writer and who will be returning to
the University for the 1952-53 Session. Tuesday, May 15th, 1951.    1720
THE POETRY PRIZE
This prize of $25.00, a contribution made to the
Alumni-U.B.C. Development Fund, will be awarded for
an original poem written by an undergraduate or
graduate student enrolled in the University.  The
award will be made on the recommendation of the
Department of English.  Entries may be submitted
to the Department of English by April 1st, 1952.
It was also reported that in addition to the
above awards, provision was made by the Alumni-U.B.C.
Development Fund gift for a student loan fund with the sura
of $202.83.  In addition the Trustees of the Alumni-U.B.C.
Development Fund had set aside the sum of $2,500,00 to provide ten University Entrance scholarships.
It was reported for information that the Dominion
Command of the Canadian Legion offered one Four Hundred
Dollar Scholarship for students entering second year
University in the Province of British Columbia, to be
awarded to:
(a) Children of parents killed in action
(b) Children of deceased or disabled veterans
(c) Children of veterans
(d) Other worthy applicants.
Dean Gage  )
Mr. Kennedy ) That the awards listed be accepted,
with letters of thanks to the donors and
special appreciation to Mr. Oswald
Crawford who was instrumental in
getting prizes for the Traffic
Managers' Course and to Mr. M.M.
Waterman, for his efforts in regard
to bursaries.
Carried. Tuesday, May 15th, 1951.    1721
Cancellation of Postponements
of Scholarships
In the Fall of 1951, postponements were granted
to the following students:
1. Robertson, Mary Helena Catherine
B.C. Electric Railway Co. Graduate Scholarship
$250.00
2. Johnson, James E.
B.C. Electric Railway Co. Graduate Scholarship in
Engineering, $500.00.
Dean Gage       )
Mr.  Kennedy )     That these postponements be cancelled.
Carried.
Awards. Lower Years
Dean Gage   )
Mr. Kennedy )  That awards for the lower years be
authorized for release, subject to
approval by the Chairman of Senate.
Carried.
On Ceremonies
Dr. MacKenzie outlined plans for the two Spring
Congregations on Thursday, May 17th, and Friday, May 18th,
and reported that the formal opening of the Women's
Residences would take place immediately following the tea
in the Brock after the Congregation ceremony on Thursday,
when Mrs, E.W. Hamber would declare the buildings officially
open.  The President also stated that on Wednesday,
May 16th, following the Class Day exercises in the
Auditorium and the presentation of the Class Gift in the
Memorial Gymnasium, Totem Pole Park would be declared open
by Chancellor Hamber.  It was further reported that Tuesday, May 15th, 1951.    1722
Mr. Bruce Hutchison would give the Address to Congregation
on May 17th and Dr. Ralph Bunche on May 18th.  The matter
of having an Invocation at the opening of the official
congregations of the University was mentioned and it was
reported that Dr. Watney and Dean Swanson had been
invited to pronounce the Invocation on May 17th and l8th
respectively.
With regard to the Fall Congregation, the
President stated that it had been agreed to hold this
ceremony in conjunction with the formal opening of the War
Memorial Gymnasium on Friday evening, October 26th, 1951,
in the Gymnasium, at which time the Chaplain of the local
branch of the Canadian Legion would be asked to give the
Invocation.
On Colours
It was recommended that the Faculty of Forestry
distinguish their Bachelor's degree by a hood carrying a
border of brown, and their Master's degree by a hood
completely lined with the same colour, each hood to carry
the green cord which previously appeared when Forestry was
part of the Faculty of Applied Science.
Dr. Daniells )
Dean Besley  )  That this recommendation be approved.
Carried.
On Honorary Degrees
Acceptance of honorary degrees offered in accordance with the resolution of Senate on February 14th, 1951, Tuesday, May 15th, 1951.    1723
was reported from Dr. Isabel Maclnnes, Mr. Bruce Hutchison
and Dr. Ralph Bunche.
Dean Angus       )
Dr. T.M.C. Taylor )  That the conferring of these
degrees be endorsed.
Carried.
On Affiliation of Notre Dame College
A report, dated April 24th, was received from the
Committee on Affiliation of Notre Dame College, Nelson,
B.C., stating that at a meeting on April 24th the
Committee adopted the following resolution:
"That this Committee recommend to Senate:  That
with the exception of Theological Colleges as
provided for in the University Act, no
denominational colleges shall be admitted to
affiliation."
Dean Angus described the circumstances of Bishop Johnson's
establishment of a college in Nelson offering courses
leading to senior matriculation and his request that Notre
Dame College be recognized as a Junior College and that
credit be given for work done there up to the end of second
year in Arts and Science.  Dean Angus also stated that his
Committee had considered it unwise to deal with the general
question of Junior Colleges until some request was received
from a School Board fully aware of the cost involved.
¥ Dean Angus  )
Dr. Daniells )  That the recommendation of the
i Committee on Affiliation of Notre
Dame College be adopted.
* Carried.
»
Dr. Wright spoke on the difficulty students living at
considerable distances from Vancouver find in attending the Tuesday, May 15th, 1951.   1724
University. Discussion followed in which the President
t suggested the effectiveness of an organized effort to have
interested persons write to their members, in Victoria and
* Ottawa, particularly those at the Cabinet level.
« On Athletics
Recommendations of the President's Committee on
i
Athletics, contained in a report dated March 15th over the
t signature of the Chairman, Dean Gage, were circulated to
the members for information.  The President stated that he
was not in a position to make a recommendation in this con-
nection at the present meeting.  No questions being asked,
; the matter was tabled.
On Emeritus Professors
A proposal that the title of Chancellor Emeritus
be conferred upon the retiring Chancellor, Dr. E.W. Hamber,
in recognition of his most valued services to the
University wen?e received.  This proposal was presented to
the Board of Governors on April 30th and unanimously
approved.
Dr. Sage  )
Dean Chant )  That this proposal be approved.
Carried Unanimously.
Returned to Agenda
Library Committee
The Twenty-first Report of the Library Committee
was returned to the Agenda in accordance with the minutes Tuesday, May 15th, 1951.     1725
of the meeting of February 14th.  As no questions were asked,
the report was ordered filed.
In reply to a question by Dr. Daniells, the
President noted that Mr. Neal Harlow, Assistant Librarian
at the University of California, had been appointed as
Librarian as from August 1st, 1951.
Annual Report. Department of
University Extension
This Report had been returned to the Agenda and
was ordered filed.
Report of Personnel Office on
Summer Testing
This report was returned to the agenda and
ordered filed.
Appointment of Board of Examiners
under Agrologists Act
An enquiry was received from the Council of the
British,Columbia Institute of Agrologists as to any changes in
the personnel of the Board of Examiners appointed in 1948
by the Senate of the University of British Columbia,
pursuant to Section 8 of the Agrologists Act of this
Province,
Dean Chant )
Mr. Lord  )  That Dr. V.C. Brink, Mr. Jacob Biely,
and Dean Blythe Eagles serve on this
Board of Examiners, representative
of the University of British Columbia.
Carried.
Victoria College Council
Dr. Ewing expressed the pleasure of the College
that two former students had led their graduating classes
at the University:  Elizabeth Brown, who won the Tuesday, May 15th, 1951.    1726
Governor-General's medal and Constance Holmes who led the
class in Law.
Dr. Ewing also referred to the retirement from
the College staff of Professor Jeffree A. Cunningham and
Dr. George Black.
Dean Gage   )
Major Holmes )  That the Secretary be asked to write
on behalf of Senate to Professor
Cunningham and Dr. Black expressing
regrets at their retirement and a
deep sense of appreciation of what
they have done over the years for
the College.
Carried.
Annual Report of the Teachers
Insurance and Annuity Association
The Secretary reported that the Annual Report of
Teachers Insurance and Annuity Association of America and
the Financial Supplement to the report had been received
and would be available if any member wished to read it.
Correspondence
A letter dated April 4th was received from
Training Command, Royal Canadian Air Force, requesting
permission for students undergoing training at RCAF units
to write supplementals, if necessary, at those units, under
RCAF supervision.
Dean Gage )
Mr. Lord  )  That this request be not acceded to,
and that applicants be advised that the
University adheres to its policy of
holding these examinations only at the
University of British Columbia, at
centres in British Columbia designated
in the Calendar, or at some other
University or affiliated college.
Carried. Tuesday, May 15th, 1951.    1727
A letter was received from the Secretary,
Committee on Ceremonies, to the effect that it had been
decided not to include in the Congregation Programme lists
of students qualifying for commissioned rank in His
Majesty's services.
Letters accepting honorary degrees offered were
read from Dr. Isabel Maclnnes, Dr. Ralph Bunche and
Mr. Bruce Hutchison.
A letter, dated March 6th, was read from
Dr. Leslie W. Dunlap expressing appreciation of a letter
from Senate with regard to his services to the University.
A letter, dated April 18th, was read from the
Executive Secretary, Registered Nurses' Association of
British Columbia expressing appreciation of the formation
of the School of Nursing and the appointment of Miss Mallory
as its Director.
Dr. MacKenzie spoke with reference to a letter
received from the President of The Canadian Club of
Vancouver, with reference to that organization's provision
for an annual lectureship at the University.  The question
was raised as to whether or not there was sufficient
interest in the University and the community to warrant the
continuation of this lectureship.  Both sides of the
question were argued, and Tuesday, May 15th, 1951.
Dr. Warren   )
Dean Mawdsley ) That provision be made for adequate
publicity for such lectures.
Carried.
After further discussion,
Mr. Braidwood )
Mr. Lord
)
In amendment,
Mr. Wallace )
Major Holmes )
That Senate advise the Canadian
Club of Vancouver that they feel
the monies advanced by the
Canadian Club for these lectures
could be better expended on the
matter of scholarships at the
University.
That this question be referred to
a Committee of Senate and to the
Faculties for study and report to
the next meeting of Senate.
Carried.
1728
A letter, dated March 13th, was received from
Mr. Basil 0. Wright, B.A.'30, with reference to the cost
of publication of the Election Register.
Mr. Lord   )
Dr. Warren )
That this letter be referred to
the Committee appointed by the
President to consider possible
revision of the University Act.
Carried.
Other Business
The President read a resolution passed by the
Town Planning Commission on March 29th, 1951, in
commendation of the work being carried on at the University
in the Course in Community and Regional Planning, in the
School of Architecture. Tuesday, May 15th, 1951.    1729
Dr. MacKenzie reported on the receipt of a
letter, dated April 26th, 1951, from the Secretary of the
Metropolitan Health Committee commending the need for a
full course in Dentistry at the University of British
Columbia to the Board of Governors for earnest
consideration.
Dr. Friedman )
Dean Weaver  )  That the Chair be asked to appoint
a Committee to investigate the
advisability and the feasibility
of the establishment of work in
dentistry.
Carried.
The President drew the attention of Senate to a
printed list of publications of the Faculty and Staff of
the University of British Columbia during the period
July 1st, 1949 to June 30th, 1950.  It was asked that
copies be circulated to the members of Senate.
This being the last meeting of the present
Senate, Dr. MacKenzie expressed his own personal thanks
to those members who would not be sitting in the new Senate
and spoke also on behalf of Senate in appreciation of the
contribution these members had made and the services they
had rendered.
Brigadier Lett, Chancellor-elect, expressed his
appreciation of the honour given him in his election to
Chancellorship and thanked the members of Senate for their Tuesday, May 15th, 1951.    1730
co-operation and consideration during his twenty-seven
years as an elected member of that body.
Dean Chant  )
Mr. Kennedy )  That the meeting adjourn.
Carried.
Secretary.
AcnMiMj flfoe)
Chairman.

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