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 Wednesday,  May 17,   1961    2953
The fifth regular meeting of the Senate of the
University of British Columbia for the Session 1960-61 was
held on Wednesday,  May 17th,   1961,   at 8:00 p.m.,   in the
Board and Senate Room,   Administration Building.
Present:     President N.A.M.  MacKenzie   (in the Chair),
Dean G.S.  Allen,  Dean G.C  Andrew,  Mrs.  H.F.  Angus,  Mr.  W.M.
Armstrong,  Mrs.   T.R.  Boggs,  Very Reverend H.  Carr,  Mr.  A.W.R.
Carrothers,  Dean S.N.F.  Chant,  Dr.  I. McT.  Cowan, Dean G.F.
Curtis,  Dean B.A. Eagles,   Dr.  G.R.  Elliott,  Dr.  W.H.  Gaddes,
Dean W.H.   Gage,  Dr.  W.C  Gibson,  Mr.  B.C.  Gillie, Mr.  C.C.
Gourlay,  Mr.  G.C.   Hacker,  Major H.C.  Holmes,  Mr.  W.E.   Ireland,
Dr.  F.H.  Johnson,  Dr.  J.E.A.  Kania,  Mr.  J.L.  Keays,  Mr.  F.M.
Knapp,  Mr.  L.J.  Ladner,  Dean H.  McCrae,  Dean J.F. McCreary,
Dr.   J.R.  Mcintosh,  Dr.  A.D.  McKenzie,  Dean E.D.  MacPhee,
Dean A.W.  Matthews,  Mr.  F.A.  Morrison,  Dean D.M.  Myers,
Mr. E.P.  Nicol,  Mr.  H.N.  Parrott,  Dean G.N.  Perry,  Dr.   A.J.
Renney,  Dr.  W.  Rotobins,  Dr.  C.A.  Rowles,  Dr.  W.N. Sage,
Dean N.V.  Scarfe,  Dr.  R.F.  Sharp,  Dean G.M.  Shrum,  Dean F.H.
Soward,  Mr.  E.C.E. Todd,  The  Honouratole Mr.  Justice D.R.
Verchere,  Mr.  R.T.D.  Wallace,  Mr.  A.A.  Webster,  Dr.  R.W.
Wellwood,  Dr.  D.M. Whitelaw,  Mr.  H.C. Wilkinson,  Dr.  S.H.
Ztoarsky,  Dr.  K.F.  Argue,  Dr.  J.K.  Friesen,  Mr.  N. Harlow,
and Mr.  J.F.  McLean.
Messages of regret  for their inability to toe
present were  received from Rev.  J.  Blewett,  Mr. K.P.  Caple,
Mr.  M.  Collins,  Mr.  J.N.  Hyland,  Dr.  R.D.  James,  Mr.  J.S. Wednesday, May 17, 1961 2954
Keate, Mr. N.T. Nemetz, Mr. J.V. Rogers, Mrs. F.M. Ross,
Rev. W.S. Taylor and Dr. G.M. Volkoff.
Mace of Victoria College
The President drew attention to the mace of
Victoria College which was on display on the table.
Mr. Wallace stated that this had been a gift from the first
graduating class.
Minutes of the Previous Meeting
Dean Chant )
Dean Soward)  That the minutes of the fourth
regular meeting of Senate for the
Session 1960-61, having been circulated,
be taken as read, and adopted.
Carried.
Business Arising from the
Minute s
Faculty Status for
Rank of Instructor II
Dean Andrew reported that the Executive Committee
of Senate had considered the recommendation of the Faculty
of Arts and Science that Faculty status toe automatically
granted in future to all staff members in that Faculty with
the rank of Instructor II. Dean Gage was seeking the views
of all the Deans of the Faculties on this question, and
would report further at the next meeting.
Recommendations of the
Faculty of the College
of Education referred to
the Joint Board of the
College of Education
The Joint Board of the College of Education had
considered the recommendations of the Faculty of the College Wednesday, May 17, 1961    2955
of Education referred to it by Senate at its previous
meeting, and recommended as follows:
1. That the new course, Education 460 (3),
An Introduction to School Administration,
be approved as proposed.
2. That the awarding of diplomas at the
completion of certain programmes of study
be not instituted, but that an alternative
means, such as annotations to transcripts
of record, be found to serve the purpose
envisaged for the proposed diplomas.
Dean Andrew)
Dean Scarfe) That the new course, Education 460,
be approved as recommended, subject
to  approval of the  Board of Governors.
Carried.
It was agreed that the second recommendation
should be conveyed to the Faculty of the College of
Education.
Recommendation of the School
of Social Work that
Mr. P. Bianco be Required
to Withdraw
The Senate Committee on Appeals had met with
Mr. Palmo Bianco and representatives of the School of Social
Work to consider the appeal of Mr. Bianco against the
recommendation of the School that he be required to withdraw
from the B.S.W. course. Dean Gage reported that after
Mr. Bianco had been given full opportunity to present his
appeal, the Committee had reached the unanimous decision
that the recommendation of the School was fully justified.
Mr. Bianco was informed of this decision with the approval
of the Chairman of Senate. Wednesday, May 17, 1961  2956
The Committee requested formal ratification by
Senate of its decision, upholding the recommendation of
the School of Social Work.  The Committee recommended in
addition that a calendar statement should be drawn up by
the Chairman of Senate, the Secretary of Senate, and the
Chairman of the Senate Committee on Appeals, for ratification
by Senate, to the effect that, by resolution of Senate on
recommendation of a Faculty or a School Council, a student
might toe required to withdraw from that Faculty or School
because of unsatisfactory academic progress.
Dean Gage )
Mr. Gillie)  That these recommendations of the
Senate Committee on Appeals be
approved.
Carried.
Appointees to Act with
Committee of Deans in
Studying Higher Education
At its previous meeting, the Senate had
authorized its Chairman to select three non-Faculty members
of Senate to act with the Committee of the Deans in a
study of the problems of higher education.  The Chairman
of Senate had appointed Mrs. Angus, Mr. Collins, Mr. Rogers
and Dr. Sharp, increasing the number to four in the
realization that Mr. Rogers might not be able to attend
many meetings of the Committee.  Dean Andrew had been
appointed as Chairman, and the Committee was to be
designated as the Senate Committee to study University
Academic Organization. Wednesday,  May 17,   1961 2957
Appointments to the Senate
By the Lieutenant-Governor
in Council
Notice was received that toy Order-in-Council
approved April 28,  1961,  Major H.  C.  Holmes,  Mr.  L.  J.  Ladner
and Dr.  R.  F.  Sharp had been  re-appointed to  the Senate
for three  year terms from March 1,   1961.
By the High School
Principals  and Assistants
Notice was received that the High School Principals
and Assistants had re-elected Mr.  B.  C.  Gillie as their
representative on the Senate  for the  three  year term
commencing June  1,   1960.
By Victoria College
Notice was received that the Faculty of Victoria
College had elected Dr.  G. R.  Elliott  and Mr.  C  A.  Emery
as their representatives on Senate for the three  year term
commencing June  1,   1961.
From the Board of Governors
Approval of New Courses
Notice was received that the  Board of Governors
on March 7,   1961, had approved new courses as recommended
by Senate  in Fetoruary,  on the understanding that they
could be  offered without demands on the University budget. Wednesday, May 17, 1961  2958
Acceptance of New Awards
and Changes in Awards.
Subject to Approval toy
Senate
The Board of Governors, at its meetings on
March 7, March 27 and May 1, 1961, had accepted the
following new awards and changes in awards, subject to
approval of Senate:
The B. C Dental Association Scholarship and Bursaries
CB.C Prizes in Television and Radio Writing -
increase in value
U.B.C Aluusii Association Regional Scholarships -
increase  in number
Engineering Institute of Canada (Vancouver Branch)
Prize
Engineering Institute of Canada (Vancouver Branch)
Walter Moberly Memorial Prize - revision in
Calendar statement
The East Asia Scholarship
The E. S. H. Winn Memorial Bursary in Dentistry,
The Herman D. Bischoff Memorial Scholarship
The Margaret Highmoor Dryden Bursary
The Walter and Elizabeth Highmoor Prize
The Allan S. Gregory Memorial Prize - increase
in value
The Society of Chemical Industry Merit Awards
The Mrs. Ralph Campney Scholarship in French
The Joseph P. Ruffel Scholarship in Science
J. K. Campbell & Associates Limited Scholarship
The Hospital Employees' Union Local 180 Scholarships
The Encyclopedia Britannica of Canada Ltd. Prizes
The Frederick Armand McDiarmid Scholarship.
These would be considered with the recommendations
of the Committee on Prizes, Scholarships, Bursaries and
Loans.
Acceptance of New Loan Funds
For information of Senate, the Board reported
that it had accepted the College of Dental Surgeons of B. C
Loan Fund for Dental Hygiene, and the Col. Herbert Mercer
Loan Fund. Wednesday, May 17, 1961   2959
From the Faculties and Schools
Results of Sessional
Examinations. Final Years -
Candidates for Degrees
Lists of candidates for degrees recommended by
the various Faculties, and of students in the final years
who had not completed requirements, had been circulated at
the meeting. The Registrar reported that a total of 1243
students were eligible for degrees, compared to 1239 in
1960.
Dean Shrum )
Dean Soward)     That  the  candidates approved toy the
Faculty of Graduate  Studies as having
completed requirements  for the various
degrees in that Faculty,   be  approved
toy Senate.
Carried.
Dean Chant)
Dean Gage  )     That the  candidates recommended toy the
Faculty of Arts and Science  toe  approved
for the  various degrees for which they
have  qualified.
Carried.
The Registrar reported on the  case  of John
Richard Arnold-Edwards,   who had completed the  requirements
for the  Bachelor of Arts degree  except for the  compulsory
Physical Education.     He had been accepted for a post in
Northern Rhodesia under the Colonial Service  sutoject to
his receiving his degree and completing a one-year training
programme  at Oxford or Cambridge.
Dr. Kania )
Mr. Ladner)  That John Richard Arnold-Edwards toe
granted the degree of Bachelor of Arts
at the forthcoming Congregation on the
understanding that he will undertake his
compulsory Physical Education courses Wednesday, May 17,  1961
during the  summer;     and that if he  does
not  complete  this programme to the
satisfaction of the Director of the
School of Physical Education and
Recreation,   a letter to this effect
be  sent  to the Colonial Service and to
his  selected university in Great Britain.
Carried.
2960
Dean Eagles)
Dr.  Renney  )
That the  candidates recommended by the
Faculty as having completed
requirements for the degree of
Bachelor of Science  in Agriculture,
be  approved.
Carried.
Dean Myers)
Dr. Keays ) That the candidates recommended toy the
Faculty of Applied Science for degrees
within that Faculty,  toe  approved.
Carried.
Dean Matthews)
Mr. Morrison )
That the  candidates recommended for
the  degree  of Bachelor of Science
in Pharmacy,  having met  the
requirements of the  Faculty,  toe
approved for the degree.
Carried.
Dean Curtis)
Mr.  Ladner )
That the  candidates named on the  list
as recommended toy the Faculty of Law
for the degree  of Bachelor of Laws
be  approved.
Carried.
Dean McCreary)
Dr. Whitelaw )
That the  candidates listed as
recommended toy the Faculty of
Medicine for the degree of Doctor
of Medicine toe  approved.
Carried.
Dean Allen )
Dr. Wellwood)
That the candidates for the degree of
Bachelor of Science in Forestry,
both regular course and Sopron
Division, be approved for the degree
for which they have qualified.
Carried. Wednesday, May 17, 1961  2961
The Chairman pointed out that the final group of
students in the Sopron Division was graduating this year,
and suggested that the Senate formally express its
congratulations to Dean Roller, his colleagues and students
on the success of their venture and upon the very fine
achievements of the Sopron Faculty as a whole. This was
warmly approved.  Any of the Sopron students who had not
yet completed requirements would in future be expected to
do so under the regular course of the Faculty of Forestry.
Dean Perry  )
Mr.  Gourlay)     That the  candidates  recommended by the
Faculty of Commerce  and Business
Administration be  approved for the
degree of Bachelor of Commerce.
Carried.
Dean Scarfe)
Dr.  Johnson)     That the  candidates  recommended toy the
Faculty of Education in the  programmes
indicated toe  approved for the degree
of Bachelor of Education.
Carried.
Authorization for Release
of Marks - All Years
Dean McCreary)
Dean Scarfe  ) That the Registrar, in consultation
with the Deans of the Faculties and
the Chairman of Senate, be
authorized to make any necessary
amendments in the lists of
candidates for degrees, to release
the marks for all students, and to
deal with the results in the
lower years.
Carried. Wednesday,  May 17,   1961       2962
Reports from Faculties
and Schools
Faculty of Arts  and Science
Resident Instructor at
Prince  George.   1961-62
At  its previous meeting,   the Senate  had approved
in principle  the  request of  the Prince George School Board
that  a Resident  Professor should be  provided for 1961-62,
subject to  recommendation by the Faculty of Arts  and Science
as to  instructor and courses.     The Faculty,   on the basis
of Mr.  Baker's report on the  experiment in 1960-61,  had
recommended that the experiment be  continued for 1961-62,
with Mr.  J.  C  Lawrence  offering instruction in English 300,
History 212 and History 427.
Dean Chant )
Dean Andrew)  That the offering of academic courses
by a resident instructor at Prince
George be continued for the
Session 1961-62, with the instructor
and courses recommended, subject to
approval of financial arrangements
by the Board of Governors.
Carried.
It was agreed that  copies of Mr.  Baker's report
should be  distributed to members of Senate  with the minutes
of this meeting.
Courses in Astronomy
at Victoria College
With the  authorization of Senate,  Victoria College
had offered a course  in elementary astronomy,   Astronomy 100,
during the Session 1960-61.     At  the  request of Victoria
College,   the Faculty of Arts  and Science now recommended Wednesday,  May 17,   1961      2963
that this course  toe  replaced toy Astronomy 120  (3),
Elementary Astronomy,   as one  of the  laboratory science
courses which might toe  elected in the First or Second Year
of a B.A.  programme.     The  proposed instructor was
Mrs.  Jean Petrie.
Dean Chant  )
Mr.  Wallace)     That  the  proposed course  Astronomy 120
be  approved as  a replacement for
Astronomy 100,   as recommended.
Carried.
The Faculty of Arts and Science also recommended
that an advanced course in Astronomy, Astronomy 300 (3),
Fundamental Astronomy and Elementary Astrophysics, be
approved as part of the curriculum of Victoria College.
The instructor in this course would be Dr. A. H. Batten.
Dean Chant  )
Mr.  Wallace)     That the  proposed course  Astronomy 300,
to toe offered at Victoria College,  be
approved as recommended.
Carried.
Extra-Sessional
Class  at Kamloops
The Faculty of Arts  and Science had recommended
that English 200 be offered extra-sessionally at Kamloops
during the  1961-62 Session,   with Dr.  M.L.H.  MacKenzie  as
instructor.     Dean Chant  commented that the Faculty hoped
this would toe the last occasion on which it would
recommend a course  in this manner.
Dean Chant)
Dean Gage   )     That the offering of English 200 as an
extra-mural  course  at Kamloops during
the Session 1961-62 toe  approved,  tout
that no further courses be  offered for Wednesday,  May 17,   1961 2964
credit in Arts and Science on an
extra-mural toasis until a very careful
study has been made of the manner in
which these  courses are  presented and
the  standards enforced.
Carried.
New Course
The Faculty of Arts  and Science  recommended
approval of an introductory course  in International
Relations,   to be  designated International Studies 200  (3).
Dean Soward)
Dean Chant  )     That this new course toe  approved,
subject to  approval of the Board of
Governors.
Carried.
Recommendation re Winter
Session Students Failing
The Year's Work
The Faculty of Arts  and Science  recommended:
"That  a winter session student registered for a
full year's work  (15 units)  who fails his year,
i.e.,  does not obtain 9 units of credit during
that winter session,  toe  not permitted to  register
in Summer Session until he has obtained at least
9 units of credit in a subsequent winter session."
Dean Chant)
Dean Gage )  That this recommendation be approved,
and that it become effective for the
1961 Summer Session.
Carried.
Recommendation re Students
Failing a Subject more
than once
At the previous meeting,  the Senate had approved
a recommendation of the Faculty of Arts  and Science  that
a regulation toe  added in the Calendar section entitled T
-4
Wednesday, May 17, 1961   2965
"Examinations" that no student be permitted to repeat a
course more than once, except English 100. The Faculty now
recommended that this regulation should apply to Summer
Session students and Summer Session courses.
Dean Chant)
Dean Gage  )     That  this recommendation of the
Faculty of Arts  and Science toe  approved.
Carried.
Faculty of Applied Science
During the weekend following the writing of
examinations in Mechanical Engineering 152,   the office of
the  instructor had been broken into  and the examination
papers removed.     Since most of the  students had left the  city
for summer work,   the Faculty of Applied Science  recommended
that  the  students registered for this course  in 1960-61
should be  required to write  a new examination immediately
after the  opening of the  1961-62 Session.
Dean Myers)
Mr. Gillie)  That this recommendation of the Faculty
of Applied Science be approved.
Carried.
The Registrar stated that an explanation would be
mailed to the students along with their statements of marks
in other subjects.
Dean Gage expressed the hope that, despite the
lack of a final mark in this subject, it would be possible
to award most of the scholarships in First Year Engineering.
Faculty of Law
Dean Curtis)
Dean Soward)  That Mr. George Irvine Mathieson be Wednesday, May 17, 1961   2966
required to withdraw from the Faculty
of Law, having twice failed his year.
Carried.
Faculty of Medicine
The outline of the proposed programme in
Rehabilitation, approved in principle at the previous
meeting, had been discussed by the committee appointed,
and by the Faculty of Medicine.  A more detailed outline
of the programme, slightly modified from the earlier
proposal, was circulated at the meeting.  The earlier
proposal of awarding a diploma on completion of two academic
years after First Year Arts and Science or its equivalent
had been changed to a recommendation that a Certificate in
Physical Medicine Therapy be granted on successful completion
of two academic years and a third rotating supervised
interne year.  After two or more years of practice, the
therapist in good standing might return for a third academic
year leading to a Bachelor's degree.
Dean McCreary)
Dean Scarfe  )  That the revised programme for the
certificate course in Physical
Medicine Therapy under the School of
Rehabilitation Medicine be approved
as submitted, and that Senate recommend
to the Board of Governors the
establishment of this programme
effective in September, 1961.
Carried. Wednesday, May 17, 1961  2967
Faculty of the College
of Education
Admission of Students
with Poor Academic Records
The Faculty of the College of Education had
approved and recommended to Senate the following
recommendation of the Joint Board of the College of
Education:
That  an applicant,  whose  record in another faculty or
in Grade XIII or from another institution is  considered
unsatisfactory by the Committee  on Admissions,   be
required to  demonstrate his  academic competence  by
completion of at  least  a full year of further academic
work with clear standing before  being accepted for
admission to the College of Education.
Dean Scarfe)
Mr. Parrott)  That this recommendation with respect
to admission of students with poor
academic records be approved.
Carried.
New Courses
With the authorization of the Joint Board of
the College of Education, the Faculty of the College of
Education recommended approval of the following new courses:
Education 482 (1_) - Educational Statistics
Education 353 (3) - Design in Industrial Arts
Education 454  (3)   - Pattern Making and Non-Ferrous Casting
Techniques
Education 455  (3)   - Principles of Design and Construction
of Small Boats.
Dean Scarfe)
Dr. Johnson)  That these new courses be approved,
subject to approval of the Board
of Governors.
Carried. Wednesday, May 17,  1961 2968
Granting of Faculty Status
For information of Senate,  the  Faculty of the
College  of Education reported that the  following members of
staff had been granted Faculty status for the Session
1961-62:     Miss J.  Stevenson,   Miss M.  E.   Brown,
Mrs.  L.  Devereaux,  Mrs.  F.   B. Vey,  Mr.  L.  Barclay,
Mr.  R.  F.  Seal and Mr.   A.  S.  Towell.
Faculty of
Graduate  Studies
Faculty Membership
The following statement approved by the Faculty of
Graduate  Studies  as a definition of its membership was read
for information of Senate:
"That faculty membership be  limited to Deans,  Heads of
Departments  and to members of departments of faculty rank
(assistant professor and above)  who  are  actively engaged
in the   supervision of graduate   studies.     Active engagement
in the   supervision of graduate   studies  is interpreted
to mean the  teaching of a course  numbered 500 and atoove
or membership on an active  Ph.D.  thesis committee  or
supervision of a Master's thesis.     The  decision on
inclusion will be  left  to Deans and Heads tout the  list
will toe  scanned each year on the basis of a two-year
period by the Executive Committee  to ensure  that
faculties  and departments are  correctly interpreting
the  regulation.    Exceptions to  this general rule may toe
made  on recommendation from the Executive Committee  with
the  approval of Faculty."
Language Requirements.
Master's Degrees
The Faculty of Graduate Studies  recommended that
paragraph 8,  page  376,   1961-62 Calendar,   be  amended to
read as follows: Wednesday, May 17, 1961   2969
"Candidates for the Master's degree must satisfy the
head of the department in which their graduate work will
be done of their competence in the English language and
a working knowledge of one other language acceptable to
that department.  This rule shall not restrict the right
of any department to require a reading knowledge of an
additional language or languages, or to require a
higher standard of competence in one or more of the
languages offered toy a candidate."
Dean Shrum )
Dean Soward)     That  this revision of language
requirements for the  Master's degrees
toe  approved as recommended.
Carried.
Language Requirements.
Ph.D.  Degree
The Faculty of Graduate  Studies  recommended that
paragraph 3,   page  390,   1961-62 Calendar,   be  amended to
read as follows:
"Each candidate  must  satisfy the Executive Committee
of the Faculty of Graduate  Studies of his competence
in the English language  and in two other languages,
one of which may be his mother tongue,  if different
from English,   and the   second a language  in which there
is  a significant  body of literature  relevant  to the
candidate's field of  study.     This rule  shall not  restrict
the  right of any department  to  require  a reading
knowledge of additional languages,  or to require   a
higher standard of one or more of the  languages
offered toy a candidate."
Dean Shrum )
Dean Soward)     That this  revision of language
requirements for the  degree  of Ph.D.
toe  approved as recommended.
Carried.
Ph.D. Course in Soil
Mechanics
The Faculty of Graduate Studies recommended that
the Department of Civil Engineering be authorized to offer
a Ph.D. course in the field of Soil Mechanics. Wednesday, May 17, 1961  2970
Dean Shrum )
Dean Soward)  That this recommendation be approved.
Carried.
Master's Degree  and
New Courses in
Fine  Art s
The Faculty of Graduate  Studies  recommended
that  the Department of Fine  Arts be  authorized to offer a
Master's programme  in Fine Arts,   leading to  the degree  of
M.A.,   and that the  following new courses be  approved:
Fine  Arts 525  (3)   - Seminar in Art  History
Fine  Arts 527  (3)   - Seminar on the  History of Art in
Canada,  the United States  of  America and Mexico
Fine  Arts 549   (3-6)   - Master's Thesis.
Dean Shrum )
Dean Soward)     That  this  recommendation be  approved,
subject  to  approval of new courses by
the  Board of Governors.
Carried.
Change in Course
Zoology 505
The Faculty of Graduate Studies recommended
approval of the following change of course name and
content:
Zoology 505 (3) - Cell Biology. Problems and recent
advances in the study of mechanisms underlying the
structure, function and differentiation of cells.
(1-4; 1-4)
Dr. Cowan )
Dean Shrum)  That the changes recommended in the
course Zoology 505 be approved.
Carried. Wednesday, May 17, 1961   2971
Reports of Committees
Prizes. Scholarships and
Bursaries
Awards to Students -
1960-61
Copies of List No. 5 (1960-61) of awards in
various Faculties, including awards from Summer Session,
1960 and awards made toy other institutions, were circulated
at the meeting.
Dean Gage)
Dr.  Cowan)     That this final  list of awards made  for
the  1960-61 Session toe approved.
Carried.
Sessional Awards -
Final Years
Copies of List No. 1, dated May 17, 1961, of
awards for graduate study and in the final undergraduate
year only, were circulated.
Dean Gage)
Mr. Knapp)     That  the  students named on List No.  1,
1961-62,   toe  granted the   awards for which
they are recommended.
Carried.
New Awards and Changes
in Awards
Acceptance of the  following new awards and changes
in awards was recommended, under the terms indicated:
The B. C  Dental Association Scholarship
and Bursaries
The B.  C  Dental  Association offers  annually one
scholarship and three toursaries of $250.00 each,
open to  residents of British Columbia who have
completed pre-dental requirements  and are  proceeding
in the fall to First Year Dentistry at  an approved Wednesday,  May 17,   1961      2972
Faculty or School of Dentistry.     The  scholarship
will be awarded to the  student who,  in the opinion
of the Scholarship Committee,  has the most
outstanding academic record.    The toursaries will
toe awarded to students with good academic records
who,   in the opinion of the Committee,  need and are
deserving of financial assistance.    The winners of
bursaries will toe  required to assume a moral
fiot a legal) obligation to reimburse the Fund after
completion of their training.    Applicants for these
awards must apply by letter to the Dean of Inter-
Faculty Affairs,  University of British Columbia,
Vancouver 8,  B.C,  not  later than August  1st.     The
letter must toe  accompanied toy a transcript of the
applicant's university record and include evidence
of acceptance toy an approved Faculty or School of
Dentistry.     Applicants for bursaries will also  be
required to complete  the University Bursary
application form.
Engineering Institute  of Canada  (Vancouver
Branch)  Walter Moberly Memorial Prize
(Revision of Calendar Statement)
A hook prize  of the value of $50.00,   given toy the
Vancouver Branch of the Engineering Institute  of
Canada,  will be awarded to a student in the Faculty
of Applied Science.    This prize is given in memory
of the  late Walter Moberly,   pioneer engineer,
explorer,  and discoverer of the Yellowhead Pass
through the Rocky Mountains,   whose work in railway
location so greatly influenced the development of
the Province of British Columbia.    The  award will
toe made in the fall, on the recommendation of the
Dean,  to a student registered in Second Year who
has not received another prize or scholarship and
who is  a member of the E.I.C  Student Chapter.
The toasis of award will toe overall standing.
Engineering Institute of Canada (Vancouver
Branch)  Prize
A prize of $100.00 given by the Vancouver Branch
of the Engineering Institute of Canada,  will toe
awarded to a student proceeding to the Third Year
of Engineering.     The  award will toe made  on the
recommendation of the Dean on the toasis of overall
standing in the Second Year to  a member of the
E.I.C.  Student Chapter.     It will be  given to a
student who has not received another prize or
scholarship. Wednesday, May 17, 1961   2973
The East Asia Scholarship
Through the efforts of the Far East Week Committee,
begun in 1961, this scholarship of $100.00 has been
established for students entering Third or Fourth
Year Arts and taking honours or majors in the
Department of Asian Studies.  To be eligible an
applicant must have an overall average of at least
75$ in the work of the year.  The scholarship will
be awarded to the eligible candidate with the highest
combined standing in one Asian language course and
one other Asian Studies course.  Applications must
be submitted by April 30th.
The E. S. H. Winn Memorial Bursary in Dentistry
To honour the memory of Mr. E.S.H. Winn, to pay tribute
to his fine personal qualities, and to give recognition
to the lifelong encouragement and assistance which
he gave to students, this bursary has been established
by Dr. Ronald Waddell, Dr. Herbert Guenther, and
Dr. Gary Hall.  In the amount of $300.00 annually,
it will be awarded to a student who has completed
the pre-dental requirements at the University of
British Columbia and is proceeding to an approved
School or Faculty of Dentistry.  The award will be
made to a student worthy and deserving of financial
aid.
The Herman D. Bischoff Memorial Scholarship
A scholarship of $100.00, donated as a memorial to
Herman D. Bischoff through the Alumni Annual Giving
Campaign, was awarded in the session 1961-62
to a deserving student with an outstanding academic
record.
The Margaret Highmoor Dryden Bursary
In memory of his sister, Margaret Highmoor Dryden,
who contributed greatly to the community life of
British Columbia through her work with the Save the
Children Fund, the Navy League of Canada, the women's
Canadian Club and other organizations, this bursary
in the amount of $25.00 is offered annually by
Claude Kendall Highmoor.  It will be awarded to a
woman student, worthy and deserving of assistance,
who is beginning her studies at the University or
is taking work in a field related to the welfare
of children. Wednesday, May 17, 1961   2974
The Walter and Elizabeth Highmoor Prize
To honour the memory of his parents, Walter and
Elizabeth Highmoor, and to mark the contributions
which they have made to community life in British
Columbia, this prize has been established by
Claude Kendall Highmoor.  In the amount of $25.00,
it will be awarded annually to a male student who
has an outstanding record in agriculture or animal
husbandry.
The Society of Chemical Industry Merit Awards
Two merit awards, each consisting of an inscribed gold
key and a year's subscription to the publication
entitled "Chemistry and Industry" are offered annually
by the Society of Chemical Industry, Canadian Section,
to members of the graduating classes. They will be
given, one in Honours Chemistry (or Honours Chemistry
and Physics) and the other in Chemical Engineering,
to the students achieving highest standing in these
fields in the Final Year.
The Mrs. Ralph Campney Scholarship in French
A scholarship of $200.00, the gift of Mrs. Ralph Campney,
Vancouver, was awarded in June, 1961, to an undergraduate
with a high overall average, an outstanding record in
French Language and Literature, and a continuing
interest in this field.
The Joseph P. Ruffel Scholarship in Science
A scholarship of at least $500.00, established and
endowed toy Joseph P. Ruffel, Parksville, is offered
annually to a male student beginning or continuing
under-graduate or graduate studies at the University
of British Columbia in a field of pure or applied
science.  It will toe awarded to a student who has
an outstanding academic record and who shows promise
of success in his chosen field.
J. K. Campbell & Associates Limited Scholarship
A scholarship of $350.00, the gift of J. K. Campbell
&  Associates Limited (Edmonton, Calgary, Red Deer
and New Westminster), was awarded in June, 1961 to
a student with an outstanding academic record who
was continuing his studies in the following Session. Wednesday, May 17, 1961   2975
The Hospital Employees' Union Local 180
Scholarships
Two scholarships of $250.00 each are offered annually
toy the Hospital Employees' Union Local 180 to
students who are proceeding in the fall from
Grade XII or XIII of high school to a full
programme of studies at the University of B.C.
in any field leading to a degree.  To be eligible
an applicant must (a) be the son or daughter of an
active member of the Union;  (b) write the
Government Scholarship Examinations conducted in
June by the Department of Education, B.C and
obtain clear standing with an overall average of
not less than 70$;  (c) file with the Dean of
Inter-Faculty Affairs, University of B.C, a
letter indicating the connection of his or her
parents with the Union, and complete the Special
Bursary Form of the University.  This form, which
will be sent to the candidate on receipt of the
letter, must be received by the University not
later than August 1st.  Candidates should note
that intention to write Government Scholarship
Examinations must be filed with the Department
of Education, Victoria, B.C., through the school
principal, before June 1st. The scholarships will
be awarded to the two candidates who, in the opinion
of the University (in consultation with the Union),
are best qualified in terms of academic standing
and financial need.
The Encyclopedia Britannica of Canada Ltd.
Prizes
The Encyclopedia Britannica of Canada Ltd. offers
annually, as graduation prizes, two sets of the
"Great Books of the Western World".  One set is
offered to students in engineering in the Faculty
of Applied Science.  The other set is offered to
Honours students in science in the Faculty of Arts
and Science. The awards will toe made to the
students with high overall standing who, in the
opinion of the University, have the best records
of achievement in the other areas which are generally
recognized as comprising a liberal education.
The Frederick Armand McDiarmid Scholarship
This scholarship, a memorial to Frederick Armand McDiarmid,
has been provided by Neil H. McDiarmid, founder
of Craigmont Mines Limited.  It will be awarded to
a student, graduate or undergraduate, with preference
to those in Mining.  Selection will be based on Wednesday,  May 17,   1961      2976
academic  standing,   practical ability and
experience,   and promise  in research.
The  Alan W.   Neill Memorial Scholarship
To honour the memory of Alan W.  Neill,  who  represented
with distinction the  constituency of Comox-Alberni
in the Parliament of Canada for over twenty-four
years,   this  scholarship has been established by
his daughter,  Helen D.  Stevens.     In the  amount of
$300.00,   it  will be offered annually to  a student
resident  in the Comox-Alberni Electoral District
who  is  proceeding from Grade XII or XIII to   studies
at the University.     It  is intended to give needed
assistance  to  an able  student  whose  personal qualities,
character,   and achievement  show him or her to be  worthy
and deserving of  support.     Applicants should apply
toy completing the General Application for Scholarship
Form.     This form,   which may toe  obtained from the
Dean of Inter-Faculty Affairs,  must be  received by
the University not  later than May 1st.     All
candidates must write  the  scholarship examinations
conducted in June by the  Department  of Education.
Dome Petroleum Limited Scholarship
A scholarship of $500.00, gift of Dome Petroleum
Limited, Calgary, is offered in 1961 and 1962 to
students in the B.Sc. programme and in 1963 to
students in engineering.  In 1961 and 1962 the award
will be made to an outstanding student in the
penultimate year of the Honours Course in Geology;
in 1963 it will be made to a student in engineering
(civil, mechanical, geological, or chemical).
First or high Second Class standing is required.
The Yates Memorial Scholarship and Bursary Fund
This fund, established by a bequest from Nora Yates
as a memorial to her son, Frederick H. L. Yates,
provides bursaries and scholarships known as
Yates Memorial Awards. These awards are made
annually to promising and deserving students,
beginning or continuing studies at this University,
who have financial need and high academic standing.
First preference is given to veterans of
World War II, then to sons and daughters of those
who so served, and finally to the student body
at large. Wednesday,  May 17,   1961       2977
The Dairyland Credit Union Scholarship
A scholarship of $200.00 is offered annually toy the
Dairyland Credit Union to students who are proceeding
to the University of B.C.  in the fall from Grade XII
or XIII in a full programme of studies leading to
a degree  in any field.    To be eligible,   an applicant
must  (a)  be the  son,  daughter,   grandson or
granddaughter of an active member of Dairyland
Credit Union;     (to)  write  the Government Scholarship
Examinations conducted in June toy the Department of
Education,  B.C.,  and ototain clear standing with an
overall average  of not  less than 70$;     (c)  file
with the Dean of Inter-Faculty Affairs  a letter
indicating his or her connection with Dairyland
Credit Union and complete the Special Bursary Form
of the University.    This form,  which requires
details of the  applicant's financial  circumstances
and those of his or her family,  must toe  filed with
the University not later than August 1st.
Candidates should note  that intention of writing
the Government Scholarship examinations must toe
filed with the Department of Education, Victoria,
B.C.,  through the  school principal,   before June  1st.
The Dairyland Credit Union Scholarship will be
awarded to the candidate who,  in the opinion of
the University in consultation with the Credit
Union,   is best qualified in terms of academic
merit and financial need.
C.B.C.  Prizes in Television and Radio Writing  (2)   -
increase  in value  from $100.00 to $250.00 each.
U.B.C.  Alumni Association Regional Scholarships     -
numtoer increased from 16 to 22,  each of the
value of $300.00.
Allan S. Gregory Memorial Prize - increase in
value from $50.00 to $100.00 toeginning at the
end of the Session 1961-62.
Dean Gage)
Mr. Knapp)    That these new awards and changes in
awards toe  accepted,   sutoject to approval
of the Board of Governors where
necessary,   and that  suitable letters of
appreciation be sent to the donors.
Carried. Wednesday,  May 17,  1961 2978
Senate Executive Committee
re Proposed Institute of
Earth Sciences
Shortly after the  last meeting of Senate,
Dr.  J.  A.  Jacobs had proposed to  the  President that  an
Institute of Geophysics be established to offer courses
at the graduate  level,   co-ordinating the work of the
various Departments concerned in this field.     To  avoid
delay in consideration of the  proposal,  the President
had referred it to  the Senate Executive Committee for
interim action,   and that Committee  had appointed a
suto-committee to study the proposal in greater detail.
This  suto-committee had recommended to Senate that
an Institute of Earth Sciences,  with an organizational
pattern similar to that of the Institute  of Oceanography,
toe established under the Faculty of Graduate  Studies.
The Institute would initially be concerned primarily with
Geophysics,  but would include  representatives of
departments  such as Chemistry,  Civil Engineering,  Geography,
Geology,  Mathematics,  Mining,  Metallurgy,  Oceanography
and Soil Science.
Dean Shrum expressed concern as to  the  name
selected,  feeling that an Institute of Geophysics might
have been a more appropriate designation and entity at
the present time.
Dean Gage )
Dean Shrum)  That the Senate recommend to the
Board of Governors the establishment
of an Institute of Earth Sciences under
the Faculty of Graduate Studies, with an Wednesday, May 17, 1961   2979
organizational pattern similar to that
of the Institute of Oceanography.
Carried.
Honorary Degrees
Dr.   A.  Frey-Wyssling,   approved in 1960 as
recipient of an honorary degree,  expected to be able  to
accept this degree in Octotoer,   1961.
The  Committee on Honorary Degrees  recommended
that the opening of new buildings for the Faculty of
Medicine  should be recognized at the October,  1961,
Congregation toy the  conferring of honorary degrees   (D.Sc.)
on Dr.  Myron M. Weaver and Dr.  Gregoire  F.  Amyot  if they
were  able to attend the Ceremony.    The Committee recommended
that Dr.  G.  Donald W.  Cameron,  Deputy Minister of National
Health and Welfare   (Health)   should be  invited to receive
an honorary degree   (D.Sc.)   in case either Dr.  Weaver or
Dr.  Amyot were  unable  to attend.
Dean Soward    )
Dean McCreary)     That honorary degrees of D.Sc.  be
conferred at the October,  1961,
Congregation on Dr. Weaver and
Dr.  Amyot if able to  attend on that
occasion,  or on Dr. Cameron as an
alternative to either of the two
first recommended.
Carried.
In recognition of the twenty-fifth anniversary of
the establishment of the Department of University Extension,
the Committee on Honorary Degrees recommended that honorary
degrees of LL.D.  toe  conferred in Octotoer,   1961,  on two
leaders in the field of adult education in Canada:
Dr. Edward A.  Cortoett  and Dr.  J. Rotoy Kidd. Wednesday, May 17,  1961 2980
Dean Soward)
Dean Eagles)    That this recommendation toe  approved.
Carried.
In case either Dr.  Cortoett or Dr.  Kidd were unable
to attend the  October Congregation this year,   the Committee
recommended that  an honorary degree   (LL.D.)  be   conferred on
Dr.  Paul Sheats,  Dean of Extension for the University of
California.
Dean Soward)
Dean Myers  )     That Dr.  Sheats toe  approved as an
alternate  recipient of an honorary
degree  at the  October Congregation,   1961.
Carried.
Revisions of the University Act
Since Mr.  Nemetz,   Chairman of the Committee on
Revisions of the University Act,  was away from Canada,  no
report would be presented at this meeting.
Senate Committee to Study
University Academic
Organization
Dean Andrew reported that this newly constituted
committee had held its organizational meeting the previous
afternoon.    The Board of Governors had appointed
Mr. R.  J.  Baker as Secretary for such working committees
as the  supervisory committee might wish to establish.
The  committee had reviewed reports toy the
Deans on studies of academic matters wUhin the purview of
each Faculty recently or currently in progress.    The
committee had also discussed what appeared to toe  the most
urgent problems  for study,   e.g.,   admissions level of the Wednesday,  May 17,   1961 2981
University,   First Year University vs.  Senior Matriculation,
failure  rate  at the end of First Year University.    It was
realized that the  problems were  of such magnitude  and
complexity that no early report  could be  anticipated.
University Publications
Calendar.   1961-62
On behalf of Senate,  Mr.  Carrothers moved a vote
of thanks  to Dean Gage  for his painstaking work in the
editing of the University Calendar.
Announcement of the  Summer
Session.   1961
Dr.  Sharp commented on the  attractive  appearance
of the Summer Session bulletin for 1961.
Publications of the Faculty
and Staff.   1959-60
The bulletin listing publications of the  Faculty
and Staff for 1959-60 had been circulated to members of
Senate.     Dr.  Sharp commented on the  increase  in number of
publications over the  past  six years.
Dr. Sharp )
Mr. Ladner) That a vote of thanks be extended to
Miss Anne Smith and her assistants for
the compilation and publication of this
record.
Carried.
Totem. 1961 and
U.B.C. Engineer
Dean Gage drew attention of Senate to the student
annual, the Totem, and a new publication of scholarly nature Wednesday, May 17, 1961  2982
by students in Applied Science, the U.B.C Engineer.
Faculty Publications
Copies of Faculty publications received by the
President's Office since the last meeting of Senate were
on display.
Spring Congregations
The Chairman reminded members of Senate that the
Annual Congregations at the University would be held on
May 25th and 26th, and suggested that Deans and Department
Heads should encourage members of their Faculties and
Departments to attend these ceremonies if convenient.
The Baccalaureate service was to be held at
8:00 p.m. on May 24th, in the Brock Memorial Building, with
the Very Reverend H. Carr in charge.  The Graduate Student
Centre was to be opened in the morning of May 24th, and
the new Pharmacy wing in the afternoon.
Mr. Wallace stated that the Baccalaureate service
at Victoria College would be held at 7:30 p.m. on May 28th,
in the Oak Bay United Church;  Congregation at 2:30 p.m.
on May 29th at the Gordon Head campus.
Victoria College Council
Candidates for Degrees
Mr.  Wallace  read the names of  students  who had
completed requirements for degrees  at Victoria College,   and
were  recommended for those degrees by the  Faculty,   and Wednesday,  May 17,   1961
approved by the  Council.     Altogether there  were  26 for the
degree  of Bachelor of Arts,   seven for the  Bachelor of
Science,   four for the  Bachelor of Education.
Mr. Wallace)
Mr. Ireland)  That the degree of Bachelor of Arts
be conferred upon the candidates
recommended.
Carried.
Mr. Wallace)
Mr. Ireland)  That the degree of Bachelor of Science
be conferred upon the candidates
recommended.
Carried.
Mr. Wallace)
Dean Scarfe)  That the degree of Bachelor of Education
in the Graduate Programme be conferred
upon the candidates recommended.
Carried.
Mr. Wallace)
Dr. Johnson)  That the degree of Bachelor of Education
in the Elementary Programme be
conferred upon the candidates
recommended.
Carried.
Results in Lower Years
The report on student standing in undergraduate
years at Victoria College was presented by Mr. Wallace.
Mr.  Wallace)
Dean Gage     )     That the  report of Victoria College  on
student  standing for the Session
1960-61 be  approved,   and circulated
with the minutes of Senate.
Carried.
5983
Curriculum
Mr. Wallace  requested authorization for Victoria
College  to offer Psychology 403 and Psychology 449  in the
Session 1961-62. Wednesday, May 17, 1961   2984
Mr. Wallace)
Dean Chant )  That Victoria College be authorized to
offer these two courses in the next
Session.
Carried.
Senate had authorized Victoria College to offer
English 200 and Education 461 as extra-mural courses in
Nanaimo during 1960-61. The Nanaimo School Board hoped to
arrange for two or three such courses during 1961-62,
but the College did not anticipate it could offer any
besides English 200, which would be given in two evening
sessions per week.
Mr. Wallace)
Dean Gage  )  That Victoria College be authorized to
offer English 200 as an evening class
at Nanaimo during 1961-62, if
satisfactory arrangements can be made.
Carried.
It was agreed that this course should be included
in the study being made by the Faculty of Arts and Science
of extra-mural courses, and that if convenient, a
representative of Victoria College should be invited to
some of the meetings of the committee of the Faculty of
Arts and Science.
Building Programme
Mr. Wallace reported that a comprehensive survey
had been made of Victoria College and its capital
development.  As a result, it had been agreed that the
major teaching campus should be developed at the
Gordon Head site. Expenditures totalling $4,850,000.00
were envisaged by 1963 for construction. »
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Wednesday,  May 17,   1961        298b
Dr. Sage )
Dr. Cowan)  That a letter of congratulations be sent
to Victoria College on its achievement
to date and its prospects in respect to
capital development.
Carried.
Before  concluding his report,  Mr.  Wallace
expressed appreciation to the  Chairman and members of
Senate  for their co-operation and help during his term as
Acting-Principal of the College.
Correspondence
Petition to Senate  that
University Recognition
Should be Withdrawn from
Two Fraternities
All members  of Senate  had received copies  of a
petition,   signed by fifteen hundred students,   requesting
withdrawal of University recognition from Sigma Chi  and
Alpha Tau Omega fraternities on the  grounds of racial  and
religious discrimination in their constitutions  and
practices.
Mr.  Carrothers pointed out  that  the petition and
accompanying explanation made  certain  statements which
Senate  did not know to be true,   nor did Senate  know whether
this was the whole  case.     He  felt the Senate  should have  full
information before  considering action.
Dean Gage     )
Mr.  Gourlay)     That Mr.  Carrothers  in respect to  the
men's fraternities,   and Dean McCrae  in
respect  to  the  women's  fraternities,
should try to  ascertain from the head
offices  and from the  local  chapters
of all fraternities represented on the
U.B.C.  campus whether their constitutions Wednesday, May 17, 1961   2986
contain discriminatory clauses, or whether
they practise discrimination as a result
of informal understandings;  and that
all information available in this
connection be referred to the Executive
Committee of Senate.
Carried.
Letters of Appreciation
The  following letters of  appreciation were
received:     Chancellor Grauer for sympathy in his mother's
death,   the  New Westminster Public Library Board for
establishment of a School of Librarianship,   the University
Chapter I.O.D.E.   for commencement of the  Fine  Arts Centre.
Naming of Buildings
The Committee on the Naming of University
Buildings had recommended that the Graduate Student Centre
be known as the Thea Koerner House, and the new Pharmacy
wing as the George Cunningham Building.
Dean Shrum )
Dean Andrew)  That for the first of these buildings,
the Senate, in so far as it has
authority, approve the title of
"The Thea Koerner House and Graduate
Student Centre".
Carried.
Dean Andrew )
Dean Matthews)  That Senate, in so far as it has
authority, approve the title of
"The George Cunningham Building"
for the new Pharmacy wing.
Carried.
Grants to the University
Dean Gage reported that Mrs. J. W. Thomson, whose
husband had been one of the original members of Convocation, Wednesday, May 17, 1961   2988
Other Business
Resignation of Mr. Harlow
Senate expressed its good wishes to Mr. Harlow,
who was leaving at the end of the month to become Dean of
the Graduate School of Library Service at Rutgers
University. In thanking the Senate, Mr. Harlow acknowledged
with appreciation the attention given to the annual reports
of the Librarian, and support given the Librarian,
Library Committee, and the Library in general during the
past ten years.
Proposed Course in
Religious Studies
Father Carr asked whether his proposed course
in Religious Studies, submitted for consideration in
September, 1959, and withdrawn in February, 1960, might
again be presented for approval of Senate.  It was agreed
that the course should be referred to the Faculty of Arts
and Science, and if approved by that Faculty, to the Senate.
The meeting adjourned at 10:45 p.m.
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Chairman.

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