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 5949.
Wednesday, November 14, 1973.
The Third regular meeting of the Senate of The University of British
Columbia for the Session 1973-74 was held on Wednesday, November 14, 1973
at 8.00 p.m. in the Board and Senate Room, Administration Building.
Present:    President W. H. Gage (Chairman), Chancellor N. T.
Nemetz, Dr. A. E. Aho, Dean J. H. M. Andrews, Mrs. M. F. Angus,
Dean D. V. Bates, Dr. L. L. Bongie, Dr. C. B. Bourne, Dr. C. A.
Brockley, Dr. D. G. Brown, Dr. T. H. Brown, Mr. G. B. Burns,
Mr. R. M. Buzza, Mr. C. McK. Campbell, Dr. S. D. Cavers, Dr. R. M.
Clark, Mr. C. J. Connaghan, Dean I. McT. Cowan, Dr. R. Daniells,
Dr. C. G. David, Dr. J. D. Dennison, Ms. V. C. Embree, Dr. N. Epstein,
Mrs. F. Field, Mr. D. B. Fields, Rev. R. W. Finn, Dr. C. V. Finnegan,
Dr. S. M. Friedman, The Hon. E. D. Fulton, Acting Dean C. C. Gourlay,
Dr. R. F. Gray, Dr. N. A. Hall, Dr. D. F. Hardwick, Mr. A. J. Hilliker,
Mr. G. H. D. Hobbs, Dr. B. Howard, Mr. P. A. Insley, Dr. F. R. C.
Johnstone, Dr. J.M. Kennedy, Dean D. T. Kenny, Dr. W. D. Kitts,
Dr. R. V. Kubicek, Mrs. W. T. Lane, Mrs. J. MacD. Lecky, Dean S. W.
Leung, Mr. T. B. Lindsay, Mr. A. J. Longmore, Dean A. J. McClean,
Dr. R. E. McConnell, Dr. C. A. McDowell, Mr. J. A. McEwen, Dr. M. F.
McGregor, Dr. D. J. MacDougall, Rev. J. P. Martin, Mr. R. J. Mattiussi,
Dr. P. Merivale, Mr. A. M. Moore, Dr. D. D. Munro, Dr. J. M. Norris,
Mr. R. F. Osborne, Mr. P. W. Park, Dr. G. V. Parkinson, Miss E. B.
Paul, Dean B. E. Riedel, Mr. S. J. Robinson, Dr. I. S. Ross, Mr. J. M.
Schoening, Acting Dean J. E. Searcy, DeanM. Shaw, Ms. S. H. M. Smaill,
Mrs. H. W. Sonthoff, Mrs. C. A. Soong, Dr. J. K. Stager, Dr. J. R. Stein,
Dr. K. S. Stockholder, Mr. G. A. Thorn, Mr. B. B. Trevino, Dr. M.
Uprichard, Dean G. M. Volkoff, Mr. F. C. Walden, Dr. W. A. Webber,
Dr. R. L. White.
Observers:   Mr. J. A. Banham, Mr. T. A. Myers, Mr. G. R. Selman.
Messages of regret for their inability to attend were received from
Mr. R. M. Bibbs, Ms. B. G. Errington, Dean W. D. Finn, Dr. J. G. Foulks,
Dean J. A. F. Gardner, Mr. I. F. Greenwood, Dr. L. Kraintz, Mr. P. S.
Plant, Dr. A. D. Scott, Mr. A. M. Smolensky, Mr. B. Stuart-Stubbs. 5950.
Wednesday, November 14, 1973.
Minutes of the Previous Meeting
Mr. Gourlay    ) That the Minutes of the Second regular
Dr. Cavers      ) meeting of Senate for the Session 1973-74
having been circulated, be taken as read
and adopted.
Carried
Business arising from the Minutes
Student Membership  in Faculties    (P. 5932-3)
Notice of motion had been given by Dean Cowan at the previous meeting.
It was noted that this motion would be discussed together with the proposals
of all other Faculties under the agenda item concerning student membership
in Faculties.
Faculty of Medicine -  Faculty Membership   (P. 5942)
The following motion had been tabled at the previous meeting pending
clarification of voting privileges of Clinical professorial ranks in Joint
Faculty elections:-
"That Clinical Assistant Professors be granted full voting membership
in the Faculty of Medicine. "
Dr. Hardwick   ) That the motion be lifted from the table.
Dr. Johnstone   )
Carried
A statement had been circulated which explained that for the purposes
of elections of "Joint Faculty" members to serve on Senate, only those who
were categorized as of "full-time" professorial rank, "provided for in the
budget" of a Faculty, were eligible to take part.   Clinical professors are 5951.
Wednesday, November 14, 1973.
Business arising from the Minutes
Faculty of Medicine - Faculty Membership   (continued)
considered as "part-time" and defined in the Faculty Handbook as of
"Honorary" rank.
Following a brief discussion the motion was put and carried .
Student Membership on Senate Committees    (P.5943)
Notice of motion had been given at the previous meeting concerning
the addition of one more student to the membership of each of the following
committees:   Admissions Committee, Nominating Committee, Universities
Act Committee and the Committee on Student Membership in Faculties.
It was noted that the Nominating Committee report, to be presented
later in the meeting, included recommendations for additional students
to serve on the Universities Act Committee and the Committee on Student
Membership in Faculties.
Mr. Robinson    ) That an additional student be added
Mr. Mattiussi    ) to the membership of the Admissions
Committee and the Nominating Committee.
Carried
Availability of information concerning students    (P. 5943-4)
Notice of motion had been given at the previous meeting.
Mr. Robinson    ) That all Faculties, Schools and
Ms. Smaill ) Institutes make available for the
inspection of a student in that
Faculty, School or Institute, any
information about that student,
academic or otherwise, currently
being held by such a body, upon
the request of that student. 5952.
Wednesday, November 14, 1973.
Business arising from the Minutes
Availability of information concerning students    (continued)
Senate agreed to the suggestion by Mr. Robinson that the following
words be incorporated in the motion:-
"with the exception of letters of evaluation written on behalf of the
student, and confidential medical information. "
Objections were raised to the phrase "currently being held".   It was
felt that confidential information concerning the student which had been
obtained prior to the proposal should not be made available.
Dr. Dennison    ) That the words "...  coming into the
Mrs. Angus       ) possession of the University after this
date ...  "be substituted for the words
"... currently being held by such a
body ...  ".
Discussion followed concerning the implications of the motion.
Mr. Longmore   ) That the motion be referred to the mover
Dr. Ross ) and seconder for clarification.
Carried
From the Board of Governors
Notification of approval  in principle of Senate recommendations -
subject, where applicable, to the proviso that none of the programs
be implemented without formal reference to the President and the formal
agreement of the President;   and that the Deans and Heads concerned with
new programs be asked to indicate the space requirements, if any, of
such new programs.
(i)       Nursing 253 to be offered at Selkirk College from September 1973 to
April 1974, as recommended by the School of Nursing.    (P. 5919)
(ii)      New courses and a course change as recommended by the Faculty of
Medicine .    (P. 5927-8 and 5948) 5953.
Wednesday, November 14,  1973.
From the Board of Governors   (continued)
(iii)     Inter-departmental Ed.D. program to be offered through the Faculty
of Education, as recommended by the Faculty of Graduate Studies.
(P. 5933-6)
(iv)     Recommendations 1, 2, 3 and 4 of the Faculty of Graduate Studies
concerning part-time graduate study and the residence requirements
for graduate degrees.    (P. 5937-40)
Committee on Prizes,  Scholarships and Bursaries
Dean Cowan      ) That the new awards listed in
Dr. Hardwick   ) Appendix 'A' be accepted subject
to the approval of the Board of
Governors, and that letters of
thanks be sent to the donors.
Carried
Reports of Committees of Senate
Admissions Committee
Faculty of Graduate Studies -  Part-time Graduate Study
Recommendations 5 and 6 of the Faculty of Graduate Studies
concerning part-time graduate study were referred to the Senate
Admissions Committee at the October 10, 1973 meeting of Senate.
(P. 5937 and 5941).
Dr. Finnegan reported that the committee had considered the
proposals and recommended that in lieu of Recommendation 5 the
Faculty of Graduate Studies be requested to include a general
statement in the Calendar concerning part-time students, and
that they be requested to re-examine Recommendation 6. 5954.
Wednesday, November 14,  1973.
Reports of Committees of Senate
Admissions Committee
Faculty of Graduate Studies -  Part-time Graduate Study    (continued)
Dr. Finnegan ) (i)       That, in lieu of Recommendation 5,
Dr. Stein ) the Dean of the Faculty of Graduate
Studies frame a general statement of
encouragement to part-time students
for inclusion in the calendar description
of "Graduate Student Status".
(ii)     That, since its objectives could be
better accomplished by other means,
Recommendation 6 be referred back
to the Faculty of Graduate Studies
and that the Faculty be asked to
re-examine current regulations
concerning "provisional" status
with a view to expanding the use
of this category.
Carried
Faculty of Science - Admission and promotion policy for full-time
and part-time students
The original proposals of the Faculty of Science with regard to
admission and promotion policy for full-time students were referred
back to the Faculty by Senate at its meeting of February 21, 1973
(P. 5800) with a request that the proposal include part-time students.
Dr. Finnegan presented the report on the revised proposals
which had been submitted directly to the Senate Admissions Committee
for review and transmission to Senate.   The following proposals were
contained in the report:- 5955.
Wednesday, November 14,  1973.
Reports of Committees of Senate
Admissions Committee
Faculty of Science - Admission and promotion policy for full-time
and part-time students   (continued)
"Minimum  Requirements for:
1. Admission to Year Level  I
In addition to general requirements for admission of students
from Grade 12  (Section A, Page 19, 1973-74 Calendar) applicants
must have completed satisfactorily Chemistry 11, Mathematics 11
and 12, Physics 11, and at least one other Grade 11 or 12 Science
course.
2. Promotion to Year Level  II
Applicants must have successful completion of a total of 9 or
more units, of which 6 or more must be from the required 100
level Science units (Mathematics 100 and 121, Chemistry 110
or 120, Physics 110 or 115 or 120).
3. Promotion to Year Level  III
Applicants must have successful completion of a total of 24 or
more units which must include English 100, the 9 required 100
level Science units, and at least 7 additional Science units.
4. Promotion to Year Level  IV
Successful completion of a total of 39 or more units of which 25
or more must be Science units.
Graduation  Requirement
Successful completion of a total of 60 or more approved units (with at
least 21 numbered 300 or above) of which 36 or more must be Science
units (with at least 15 numbered 300 or above)."
Additional Regulations:
1. A student must meet the Minimum Requirements for promotion
within a maximum of 30 units of course work attempted, or be
required to withdraw from the Faculty of Science. 5956.
Wednesday, November 14, 1973.
Reports of Committees of Senate
Admissions Committee
Faculty of Science - Admission and promotion policy for full-time
and  part-time students
Additional  Regulations    (continued)
2. A student must meet the Graduation Requirement for the B.Sc.
degree within a maximum or 90 units of course work attempted,
or be required to withdraw from the Faculty of Science.
3. A student taking over 6 units of course work must pass at least
60% of the study program in order to obtain credit for the courses
passed.   A student taking 6 or fewer units of course work must
pass at least 50% of the study program in order to obtain credit
for the courses passed.   Otherwise no unit credit will be granted
for the study program, including courses passed.
4. First and Second Year students who fail a Year will not be
permitted to re-enrol at the University until they have
completed satisfactorily at least two semesters at a college
(or the equivalent) subsequent to their failure at the University.
5. A full-time student must normally complete the Graduation
Requirement within seven calendar years following admission
to Year Level I or its equivalent.
6. A student beginning studies in September on a full-time basis
wi II not normally be allowed, without permission of the Dean,
to change to part-time studies at any time during the year.
7. Students contemplating study on a part-time basis must initiate
their applications at the office of the Dean of Science.   They will
be asked to outline their academic goals and their reasons for
requesting part-time study.   All part-time study programs must
be approved ultimately by the Department(s) concerned and a
personal interview may be required.
8. Students applying for admission from Secondary Schools outside
the Province must meet the Minimum Requirements applied to
graduates from British Columbia Secondary Schools for admission
to Year Level I. 5957.
Wednesday, November 14, 1973.
Reports of Committees of Senate
Admissions Committee
Faculty of Science - Admission and promotion policy for full-time
and part-time students
Additional  Regulations   (continued)
9. Students applying for admission to Year Levels II or III from
British Columbia Colleges and Universities, or from institutions
outside the Province must meet, in addition to the present
University admission requirements, the Faculty of Science
Minimum Requirements as applied to U.B.C. students for
promotion to that stage.
10. Permission for full-time students to enter an Honours program
or to remain in an Honours program must be obtained from the
Head of the Department (s) concerned before registration each
year.    In addition to meeting the specific course requirements
as described in the Calendar, Honours candidates are expected
to complete at least 15 units with a minimum overall second-class
standing in each academic year and are expected to complete the
Honours degree in no more than four academic years.   Honours
students may, with permission of the Dean, interrupt their
studies for a period of one year.
The committee recommended that the following proposed
regulation be referred back to the Faculty of Science to be held in
abeyance until such time as experience may prove the desirability of
it:-
"All students must complete at least nine units of their
final fifteen units in one regular Winter Session. "
Minimum Requirements and Graduation Requirement
Dr. Finnegan    ) That the minimum requirements numbered
Mr.  Fields ) 1 to 4 for admission to and promotion in
the Faculty of Science and the graduation
requirement be approved.
Carried 5958.
Wednesday, November 14, 1973.
Reports of Committees of Senate
Admissions Committee   (continued)
Additional  Regulations
Dr. Finnegan explained that some of the additional regulations
were standard procedure and were included for the information of
Senate.   Only the new regulations required Senate approval.
1. Dr. Finnegan    ) That a student must meet the Minimum
Dean Volkoff     ) Requirements for promotion within a
maximum of 30 units of course work
attempted, or be required to withdraw
from the Faculty of Science.
Following a brief debate the motion was put and carried.
2. Dr. Finnegan   ) That a student must meet the Graduation
Dr. McDowell   )           Requirement for the B.Sc. degree within
a maximum of 90 units of course work
attempted, or be required to withdraw
from the Faculty of Science.
Carried
3. It was explained that this existing regulation did not require
Senate approval.
4. It was reported that item 4 was also present University policy.
Dr. Finnegan    ) That a full-time student must normally
Dean Cowan       ) complete the Graduation Requirement
within seven calendar years following
admission to Year Level I or its equivalent.
After a brief discussion the motion was put and carried. 5959.
Wednesday, November 14,  1973.
Reports of Committees of Senate
Admissions Committee
Faculty of Science - Admission and promotion policy for full-time
and part-time students
Additional  Regulations    (continued)
6. Dr. Finnegan   ) That a student beginning studies in
Dean Volkoff    ) September on a full-time basis will not
normally be allowed, without permission
of the Dean, to change to part-time studies
at any time during the year.
Objections were raised to the motion since it was felt that there
were a number of situations where students might wish to change to
part-time studies.
Dr. Cavers     ) That the motion be referred back to
Mrs. Lecky    ) the Senate Admissions Committee for
reconsideration of the wording, with
particular reference to the word "normally".
Carried
7. "Students contemplating study on a part-time basis must
initiate their applications at the office of the Dean of Science.
They will be asked to outline their academic goals and their
reasons for requesting part-time study.   All part-time study
programs must be approved ultimately by the Department(s)
concerned and a personal interview may be required."
There was debate on item 7 which had been presented for
information.   Concern was expressed that part-time students were
being asked to outline their academic goals and to give reasons for
requesting part-time study.
Mr. Robinson     ) That the requirement, as outlined in 7
Mr. Schoening   ) above, be deleted. 5960.
Wednesday, November 14,  1973.
Reports of Committees of Senate
Admissions Committee
Faculty of Science - Admission and promotion policy for full-time
and part-time students
Additional  Regulations    (continued)
Dr. Bourne )        That the requirement, as outlined in 7
Dr. Dennison      )        above, be referred back to the Senate
Admissions Committee.
Carried
8. It was noted that this item was included for information only.
9. This item was reported for information only.
10. Dr. Finnegan     )        That permission for full-time students to
Dean Volkoff      )        enter an Honours program or to remain in
an Honours program must be obtained from
the Head of the Department(s) concerned
before registration each year.   In addition
to meeting the specific course requirements
as described in the Calendar, Honours
candidates are expected to complete at
least 15 units with a minimum overall
second-class standing in each academic
year and are expected to complete the
Honours degree in no more than four
academic years.   Honours students, may
with permission of the Dean, interrupt
their studies for a period of one year.
Carried
Dr. Finnegan    ) That the proposed regulation that "all
Dean Volkoff     ) students must complete at least nine
units of their final fifteen units in one
regular Winter Session" be referred back
to the Faculty of Science to be held in
abeyance until such time as experience
may prove the desirability of it.
Carried 5961.
Wednesday, November 14,  1973.
Reports of Committees of Senate   (continued)
Curriculum Committee
Dr. Norris presented the report on proposals referred to the committee
since the last meeting.
Faculty of Arts    (See Appendix'B')
Dr. Norris     ) That new courses in Japanese, Asian
Mrs. Angus   ) Studies and Economics, and a course
deletion in Economics, recommended
by the Faculty of Arts be approved.
Carried
Dr. Norris     ) That new courses and a course deletion
Dr. Cavers    ) in English, recommended by the Faculty
of Arts, be approved.
Carried
Dr. Norris       ) That new courses in German recommended
Dean Cowan    ) by the Faculty of Arts be approved.
Carried
Dr. Norris      ) That new courses in Geography
Mrs. Angus    ) recommended by the Faculty of Arts
be approved.
The Chairman of the committee drew Senate's attention to the
field trips these courses would involve.   It was noted that this would
involve additional expense to the student and the committee recommended
that where such additional expense was involved it be stated in the
Calendar.
The motion was put and carried. 5962.
Wednesday, November 14,  1973.
Reports of Committees of Senate
Curriculum Committee
Faculty of Arts (See Appendix 'B')     (continued)
Dr. Norris        ) That a course deletion in Geography, a
Mr. Gourlay    ) new course in History and new courses
in Linguistics recommended by the Faculty
of Arts be approved.
Carried
Approval of Linguistics 449 Honours Essay was withheld pending
submission of a rationale and description.
Faculties of Arts,  Graduate Studies    (See Appendix 'B')
Dr. Norris    ) That course changes in Linguistics and
Dr. David      ) Political Science; course deletions in
Psychology and Slavonic Studies; new
courses in Philosophy, Psychology and
Religious Studies recommended by the
Faculty of Arts, and new courses in
Music recommended by the Faculty of
Graduate Studies, be approved.
Carried
It was reported that changes in title of Music 544/5/6/7/8 had
now been approved by the Faculty of Arts (see Page 5790) .
Proposals contained in the submission to Senate from the
Faculty of Arts but not reported on at this meeting are listed in
Appendix 'C .
Faculty of Law
Category B items are listed in Appendix 'B' for information. 5963.
Wednesday, November 14, 1973.
Reports of Committees of Senate    (continued)
Nominating Committee
1. Membership of new student senators on Senate committees
The Nominating Committee nominated the following students
to fill vacancies on Senate Committees:-
Academic Building Needs -      Mr. P. W. Park
Curriculum Committee -      Mr. G. B. Burns
Ms. S. H. M. Smaill
Mr. A. J. Hilliker
University Library - Mr. A. J. Hilliker
Student Membership in Faculties - Mr. G. B. Burns
Universities Act - Mr. A. M. Smolensky
Role and Organization of Senate  - Ms. V.C. Embree
Dr. Bourne    ) That the recommendations of the
Dr. Norris     ) Nominating Committee be approved.
Carried
2. Committee on Interdisciplinary Courses and Programs
Dr. Bourne reported that the committee had considered a proposal
of the Committee on Interdisciplinary Courses and Programs to co-opt
Dr. D. J. MacDougall and Dr. S. M. Straker.
Dr. Bourne       ) That Dr. D. J. MacDougall and
Mr. Robinson   ) Dr. S. M. Straker be added to
the membership of the Committee
on Interdisciplinary Courses and
Programs.
Carried 5964.
Wednesday, November 14, 1973.
Reports of Committees of Senate
Nominating Committee   (continued)
3.    Senate Committee Members on  leave-of-absence
The Nominating Committee recommended that members of Senate
who go on leave-of-absence be deemed to have resigned from the
Senate committees on which they serve.   In the past members had
been replaced merely for the duration of their leave.
Dr. Bourne      ) That the recommendation of the
Dean Riedel      ) Nominating Committee that members
of Senate who go on leave-of-absence
be deemed to have resigned from the
Senate committees on which they serve
be approved.
In reply to a query it was agreed that if Dr. Scott, Chairman
of the Senate Committee on Academic Building Needs, wished to serve
on the committee on his return from leave-of-absence this would be
in order.
The motion was put and carried.
4.    Academic Building Needs Committee
Dr. Bourne      ) That Dr. D. G. Brown be appointed
Dr. Norris       ) to serve on the Academic Building
Needs Committee in January 1974
when Dr. A. D. Scott goes on
leave-of-absence.
Carried 5965.
Wednesday, November 14, 1973.
Reports of Committees of Senate   (continued)
Ad hoc Committee on  Regent College -  request for affiliation
Dr. T. H. Brown presented the report which had been circulated.   The
Chairman explained that a committee had been established in March 1972 to
examine the request of Regent College for affiliation with The University of
British Columbia.
It was stated in the report that in 1958 Senate approved a statement of
criteria for the interpretation of the 1920 Statute of Senate which governs
the affiliation of a theological college with the University.
The committee had spent considerable time discussing the request for
affiliation and was of the opinion that Regent College did meet items 2, 4,
6, 7, 8 and 9 of the criteria laid down by Senate.   However, the remaining
criteria, 1, 3 and 5 were either not met completely or the committee was
unable to determine if they were met.
Dr. Brown     ) That the request for affiliation by Regent
Dr. Clark       ) College be approved for an initial period
of three years and that the affiliation be
reviewed by a Senate Committee at that
time.
After considerable debate the motion was put and carried with the
required two-thirds majority vote.
Ad hoc Committee on Student Membership in Faculties (P.5753-4 S 5851-5)
Dr. Webber reported that at the April 25, 1973 meeting Senate had
requested that all Faculties submit regulations to the Senate Committee on 5966.
Wednesday, November 14, 1973.
Reports of Committees of Senate
Ad hoc Committee on Student Membership in Faculties  (P.5753-4 & 5851-5)
(continued)
Student Membership in Faculties.   These regulations to be reported to
Senate by November 1973.
The proposals of the Faculties had been circulated together with a
summary prepared by the committee of the proposed student representation
in each Faculty.   It was agreed that discussion of proposed student
representation on Faculty committees be deferred to a later date.
Agricultural Sciences
Dean Shaw    )
Dr. Kitts       )
Applied Science
Dr. Parkinson     )
Dr. Brockley       )
That two undergraduate students and
one graduate student be elected to
represent the student body on the
Faculty of Agricultural Sciences.
Carried
That 16 student members be elected to the
Faculty of Applied Science, as follows:-
One representative from each of the
Departments of Civil, Mechanical,
Electrical, Metallurgical, Mineral,
Chemical and Agricultural Engineering;
one representative from each of the
programs of Engineering Physics,
Geological Engineering, the Schools
of Nursing and Architecture, and the
First Year of Applied Science; and four
officers of the Engineering Undergraduate
Society - the President, two Vice-presidents
(Internal and External) and the Professional
Relations Officer. 5967.
Wednesday, November 14,  1973.
Reports of Committees of Senate
Ad hoc Committee on Student Membership in Faculties
Applied Science   (continued)
In amendment:
Dr. Cavers     ) That the External Vice-president of
Mr. Moore       ) the Engineering Undergraduate Society
be deleted and that a Second Year Applied
Science student be added.
Lost
The motion was put and carried.
Arts
Recommendation   1
Dean Kenny     ) Thatthe combined major, honours,
Dr. Norris       ) and graduate students on campus in
each of the departments and schools of
the Faculty of Arts elect one of their number
to participate in meetings of the Faculty.
In accordance with the resolution of the
Faculty, these students would have full
voting rights in meetings of the Faculty.
Given the present structure of the Faculty
this would seat twenty-three student
participants in meetings of the Faculty.
During the ensuing debate objections were raised to the
recommendation on the grounds that it did not provide for representation
by constituent elements and for representation by students in all years
as suggested by Senate.    (Recommendation 3(a) page 5853 Senate
Minutes) .
Dr. Ross ) That the recommendation be referred back
Ms. Embree    ) to the Faculty of Arts for discussion with
the students involved.
Following a brief discussion the motion was lost. 5968.
Wednesday, November 14,  1973.
Reports of Committees of Senate
Ad hoc Committee on Student Membership in Faculties
Arts
Recommendation  1    (continued)
In amendment:
Mr. Robinson    )
Mr. Burns )
That the recommendation be amended to
provide for five students to be elected
from First Year and five students to be
elected from Second Year of the Faculty
of Arts.
Dr. Hardwick     )
Dr. Cavers )
That the motion be tabled.
Carried
In view of the lateness of the hour Senate agreed it would deal only
with those items on the agenda which were considered urgent.   Items not
discussed would be placed on the agenda for the December 12,  1973 regular
meeting.
Committee on the Universities Act
It was agreed that a special meeting of Senate would be held on
Wednesday, November 28,  1973 to discuss the report of the Senate Committee
on the Universities Act.
Candidates for Degrees
Dean Cowan    )
Dr. Cavers      )
That the candidates for degrees as
approved by the Faculties be granted
the degrees for which they were
recommended, subject to any necessary
adjustments in the lists to be made by
the Registrar in consultation with the
Dean concerned and the Chairman of
Senate.
Carried 5969.
Wednesday, November 14,  1973.
Continuing Education Courses
The Agenda Committee recommended that in future Senate be advised
of these offerings for information only.
Dean Kenny     ) That courses being offered through
Dr. Gray ) the Centre for Continuing Education
be reported to Senate for information
only.
Carried
Courses to be offered through the Centre for Continuing Education
in Arts, Education, Nursing and Science are listed in Appendix 'D' for
information.
Report of the Tributes Committee
Honorary Degrees
As the report of the committee concerned matters that as a courtesy
to those involved should not be released immediately for publication,
members of the gallery were asked to leave.
The committee recommended that invitations be extended to the
following persons to receive honorary degrees at the 1974 Congregation:
Mary Pack, former Executive Director, Canadian Arthritis and
Rheumatism Society
- Degree of Doctor of Laws  (Honoris Causa)
Senator H. Carl Goldenberg, negotiator in Labour Relations
- Degree of Doctor of Laws (Honoris Causa) 5970.
Wednesday, November 14,  1973.
Report of the Tributes Committee
Honorary Degrees    (continued)
Derek C. Bok, President, Harvard University
- Degree of Doctor of Laws (Honoris Causa)
Taffara DeGuefe, General Manager, State Bank of Ethiopia
- Degree of Doctor of Laws (Honoris Causa)
B.C. Binning, former Head of the Department of Fine Arts,
The University of British Columbia
- Degree of Doctor of Letters (Honoris Causa)
Margaret A. Ormsby, Head of the Department of History,
The University of British Columbia
- Degree of Doctor of Letters (Honoris Causa)
Jules Leger, Canadian Ambassador to Belgium and
Governor-General designate
- Degree of Doctor of Laws  (Honoris Causa)
Dean Volkoff )       That the recommendations of the
Chancellor Nemetz   )       Tributes Committee concerning
honorary degrees be approved.
Carried
Other Business
On behalf of Senate the Chairman extended congratulations to
Chancellor Nemetz on his appointment as Chief Justice of the Supreme
Court of British Columbia.
The meeting adjourned at 12.05 a.m. 5971,
Wednesday, November 14, 1973.
Other Business   (continued)
The next regular meeting of Senate will be held on Wednesday,
December 12, 1973.
Secretary
Confirmed,
Chairman 5972,
Wednesday, November 14, 1973.
APPENDIX  'A'
New Awards Recommended to Senate
The B.C.  Medical Services Foundation Bursaries     -    Ten
bursaries of $500 each, gift of the B.C. Medical Services Foundation
are offered annually to students entering Third Year Medicine or
Third Year para-medical science (such as Dentistry, Dental Hygiene,
Nursing, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Rehabilitation Medicine).   They
will be awarded to students with good scholastic achievement who
show need for financial assistance.
The Les  King Memorial  Bursary    -    To honour the memory of
Les King,  late President of the Van Tel Credit Union, a bursary
of $500 will be awarded to the sons, daughters and legal dependents
residing in British Columbia of members belonging to the Van Tel
Credit Union.   It is open to competition to students proceeding from
Grade XII to a full program of studies at The University of B. C.
Candidates will be considered on the basis either of standing received
by recommendation or in the June Departmental Scholarship Examinations,
To be eligible for consideration a candidate must have an average of
at least 70%.   The winner will be selected by The University of B. C.,
in consultation with the Van Tel Credit Union.   From those who so
qualify, in the final selection a major factor will be the financial
circumstances of applicants and their families.   All applicants must
apply on the University Bursary Form which must be received at the
University by July 15th.
The  Leo Morris Memorial  Bursary    -    To honour the memory of
Leo Morris, late President of the Van Tel Credit Union, a bursary
of $500 will be awarded to the sons, daughters and legal dependents
residing in British Columbia of members belonging to the Van Tel
Credit Union.   It is open to competition to students proceeding from
Grade XII to a full program of studies at The University of B. C.
Candidates will be considered on the basis of either standing received
by recommendation or in the June Departmental Scholarship Examinations.
To be eligible for consideration a candidate must have an average of
at least 70%.   The winner will be selected by The University of B. C.
in consultation with the Van Tel Credit Union.   From those who so
qualify, in the final selection a major factor will be the financial
circumstances of applicants and their families.   All applicants must
apply on the University Bursary Form which must be received at the
University by July 15th. 5973.
Wednesday, November 14, 1973.
APPENDIX 'B'
Course and Curriculum Proposals
A   =   new courses or substantial changes
B   =   minor changes  (approved unless otherwise indicated)
FACULTY OF ARTS
Asian Studies
A      New courses Japanese 110 (3) Introduction to Reading and
Writing Japanese
Asian Studies 435 (3)    Modern Japanese Novels in
Translation
A     Change
Economics
A     New course
A     Deletion
B     Change
English
A      New courses
A     Deletion
Fine Arts
B     Change
German
A     New courses
Asian Studies 335   -   change in title and description
Economics 437 (3)   Economic History of the United
States
Economics 439
Economics 354  -   change in description
English 301   (1i)    ^Technical Writing
302 (1i)     Advanced *Technical Writing
(^"Technical" replaces the word "Practical")
English 150
Fine Arts 475   -   change in number (previously 375)
German 233 (3)
313 (3)
Composition and Oral  Practice
Accelerated Course,  Part I
Intermediate Composition and
Oral  Practice 5974.
Wednesday, November 14,  1973.
APPENDIX  'B'
Course and Curriculum Proposals
FACULTY OF ARTS
German   (continued)
A     New Courses
Geography
A     New courses
A     Deletion
B     Changes
History
A     New course
B     Change
Linguistics
A      New courses
A     Changes
German 333 (3)        Composition and Oral  Practice
Accelerated Course,  Part II
Geography 317 di)   Alpine Environments
318 (1i)    Quaternary Geography
457 (1i)    Social  and  Behavioural Geography
Geography 316
Geography 201   -   change in description
417 and 470   -   change in titles and descriptions
History 423 (3)        Economic History of Modern Japan
History 418 - change in title
Linguistics 330 (3) Seminar in  Linguistics
350 (3) Language Acquisition in Children
430 (3) Honours Seminar in Linguistics
433 (3) North American  Indian  Languages
linguistics 449 (3)     Honours Essay
*Approval withheld pending submission of
rationale and description
Combination of two existing courses into one: -
Linguistics 200 (3)     General  Linguistics:   Phonology
and Grammar
(Previously Linguistics 200 and 205) 5975.
Wednesday, November 14, 1973.
APPENDIX  'B'
Course and Curriculum Proposals
FACULTY OF ARTS    (continued)
Philosophy
A     New course Philosophy 409 (3)     Philosophy in Literature
B     Changes Philosophy 100   -   change in description and hours
440   -   change in units
Political Science
A     Change Political Science 341   -   change in units and hours
Psychology
A      New courses Psychology 309  (3) Cognitive  Processes
313 (3) Sensation and  Perception
320 (3) Psychology of Sex Roles
321 (3) Environmental  Psychology
420 (3)    Community Psychology
A     Deletion Psychology 411
B     Changes Psychology 303   -   change in number (previously 403)
326   -   change in number (previously 406)
421 -   change in number and prerequisite
(previously 311)
300   -   change in number and title
(previously 400)
Religious Studies
A      New course Religious Studies 340 (3)   Heritage of Islam
B     Change Religious Studies 420  -     change in prerequisite
Slavonic Studies
A     Deletion Comparative Philology 402 5976,
Wednesday, November 14,  1973.
APPENDIX  'B'
Course and Curriculum Proposals   (continued)
FACULTY OF GRADUATE STUDIES
Music
New courses
*Music 508 (3)     Composition
* 562  (0)     Wind and Percussion Chamber
Ensembles
FACULTY OF LAW
^Approval of these courses was withheld at the
January 24,  1973 meeting pending approval by
the Faculty of Arts.  (P. 5789)
The Faculty of Arts approved these courses at
a meeting held October 16,  1973.
B     Change
Law 231 Evidence   -   change in Calendar entry, now
reads:- "All students must take
231 Evidence" 5977.
Wednesday, November 14,  1973.
APPENDIX  'C
Proposals contained in the submission to Senate from the Faculty of
Arts but not reported on at this meeting
Creative Writing
B     Change Creative Writing 301
change in description and
term of meeting
Economics
B     Change
A     New Program:
Economics 438   -   change in description
Programme in Economic History
(Referred to the New Programs division of the
Curriculum Committee)
English 303 and 304   -   changes in description
French 418   -   change in number (previously French 517)
Music 326, 440, 441   -   changes in description
322 - change in number (previously 325)
325 - change in number (previously 322)
420   -   change in prerequisite
B     Courses to be  listed as electives  in the Faculty of Arts:
Music 135, 235, 328, 335, 420, 422, 423, 424, 435, 320, 321,  326.
Psychology
B     Changes Psychology 409, 413, 416   -   changes in title
English
B     Changes
French
B     Change
Music
B     Changes 5978.
Wednesday, November 14, 1973.
APPENDIX  'D'
Courses to be offered through the Centre for Continuing  Education
FACULTY OF ARTS
(Courses to be offered January - April 1974)
French 306
French Phonetics
English 201
A Survey of English  Literature
from
Chaucer to  1914
321
Approaches to Poetry
341
The English Novel from Joseph
Conrad
to the Present
365
Shakespeare
452
(1i)
Studies  in American  Literature
Sociology 210
Canadian Social  Issues
220
Sociology of Life-Styles
Political Sc.
202
di)
Contemporary  Ideologies
200
di)
Canadian Government
FACULTY OF EDUCATION
(Courses to be offered January - April 1974)
On-Campus
Education 383 (1i) Selection of Materials
Art Education 100 (3) Introduction to the Plastic and Graphic Arts
(Courses to be offered September 1973 - April 1974)
Off-Campus
Education 473 (3) Developmental  Reading  in the Elementary
Grades   -   Williams Lake
SCHOOL OF NURSING
(Courses to be offered May - July 1974)
Nursing 253 (3) Behavioural  Patterns in Illness and Health
281  (1) Introduction to Statistics and Research Methods
357 (3) Perspectives  in Nursing
366 (3) Clinical  Nursing 5979.
Wednesday, November 14,  1973.
APPENDIX  'D'
Courses to be offered through the Centre for Continuing Education
(continued)
FACULTY OF SCIENCE
(Courses to be offered May - July 1974)
Computer Science 310 (3)    Advanced Programming and Data Processing
Mathematics 120 (li) Introduction to Analysis  I
121   (1i) Introduction to Linear Algebra
205 (2) Introduction to Probability and Statistics
311  (3) Elementary Number Theory and Algebraic
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