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UNIVERSITY SENATE.

ANNUAL SESSION,

The University Senate resumed at ten o'clock yesterday, the Chancellor, Sir James Hector, being in the ..chair., CONDUCT OF EXAMDIATIONS. The Committee on the Conduct <of Ex-' uninations reported that the Chancellor's action in appointing Napier an examination centre for the last November examinations 1w approved, but the committee saw no necessity for including it in the list of permanent centres. With respect to the case of dishonesty referred to in the 13tn clause of the Chancellor's address, the Committee was satisfied of the candidate's guilt, and recommended that he be disqualified from sitting at any examination for a term expiring on the day before the commencement of the December examinations, 1904. The Committee . also recommended that, in order to moke clear to candidates the serious consequences of dishonest practices at examinations, the statute "Conduct of Examinations", be amended by adding the following clatlse: —"Any candidate who is guilty of any dishonest practice in connection with any examination shall be liable to disqualification for such period as the Senate determines." In order to ensure decorum of dress and conduct at examinations, the Committee also recommended that the same Statute be amended by adding the following clause: — "Every candidate shall appear in the examination room dressed as becomes a student of the University, and shall conduct himself in a decent and orderly manner. The supervisor may decline to receive the answers of any candidate who fails to 'satisfy him in this respect." * Upon the motion of Professor Cook, it was decided to extend the term of disqualification of the matriculation student till 1905.

AD EUNDEM DEGREES. The Committee on Ad eundem Degrees recommended: —That Thomas Jackson, M.A., of the University of London, be admitted ad eundem to the degree of M.A. in the University of New Zealand; that Frederick Qeorge Maples, 8.A., of the I University of Cambridge, be admitted ad eundem to the degree of B.A. in the University of New Zealand; that Stuart Stephenson, M.A., of the University of Melbourne, be admitted ad eundem to the degree of M.A. in the University of New Zealand; that John Chapman Andrew, 8.A., of the University of Oxford, be admitted ad eundem to the degree of 8.A., in the University of New Zealand. The recommendations were approved. , The Medical Committee reported, as to the intermediate examination—That the following have paased in all four subjects: — A. E. Baron, A. T. M. Blair, W. E. Cara-

well, J. B. doss, E. O. Cotter,' A.' F. R. Crawford, J. P. Hastings, C. E. Howden, E. Irwin, H. E. Jeffreys, B. Kippenberger, E. L. Marchant, W. F. Neil, T. C. Patteraon, C, H. Teweley, J." N. Watt, J. T. W. Wilkin, I. S. Wilson; and that the following' had _ passed in the undermentioned subjects:—E. C. Barnett, chemistry; Alice Meredith Burn, chemistry; T. J. Hughee, chemistry; J. Miller, chemistry; R. W. Baron, chemistry; A. R. Green and H. E. Webb, in biology, physics, and inorganic chemistry; G. B. Corner, W. H. C. Patrick, I. N. Speeding, and J. M. Withers, in biology and physics; R. Mcßae and S. H. Ward, in physics arid inorganic chemistry,, and E. K. A. T. Rigg, in organic chemistry. As to the firet professional examination—That the following have passed.in both subjects: — C. G. Aitkin, Winifrede Lnnay Bsthgate, P. H. Back, Rosa Collier,- W. A. Fairclough, T, Fergu«, E. H. Howard,, A.

Kinder, G. H. Mirams, J. H. 0. Eobertson, J. F. Robertson. W. M. Thomson; and that the following had passed in anatomy: —A. E. Baron, A. T. M. Blair, A. F. E. Crawford, Emma Irwin, T. C. Patterson. As 'to the second professional examination: —That James Herbert Graham Robertson bod passed in all,three subjects, and that the following had passed in pathology utd materia medica: —Winifrede I. Bathgate, P. H. Buck» Rosa Collier, T. Eergus, E. Hi. Howard, A. Kinder, G. H. Mirams, J. F. Robertson. As. to the third profe*fiional examination: —That the following had passed in all subjects, and were entitled to receive the degree of M.8., Ch.B.: —W. F. Browne, F. R. Hbtop, C. O. Lillie, J. D. Marks, W. F. Paterson, R. I. ! Ritchie, L. S.. Talbot. And that the following, though they had passed in all subjects, were not entitled to receive their degrees now, because they had not yet forwarded one of the required certificates: —Eleanor Southey Baker, E. M. Livesey.. The Committee recommended that the following be appointed examiners for the intermediate, examination, and for the professional examination in medicine:—Biology, Professor Thomas, Auckland; physics, Professor Sband, DuneoSi ; inorganio chemistry, Professor F. D. Brown j Auckland; organic chemistry, Professor Black, Dunedin; anatomy, Professor Scott, Dunedin, and E. E. Blomdeld, Dunedin; physiology, Professor Scott, Dunedin, and ; pathology,' W. S. Roberts, Dunedin, and W. K. Fyffe, Wellington ; materia medica, E. E. Blomfield, Dunedin, and F. Hay, Dunedin; eurgery," L. E. Barnett, Dunedin, and J. Young, Invercargill; clinical surgery, L. E. Barnett, Dunedin, and J. Young, Invercargill; medicine, D. Colquhoun, Dunedin, and W. Fell, Wellington; clinical medicine.D. Colquhoun.Dunedin and W.Fell, Wellington; medical and surgical anatomy, Professor Scott, Dunedin, and E. E. Blomfield, Dunedin; midwifery and diseases of women, F. C. Batohelor, Dunedin, and B. M. Moorhouse, Christchurch; medical jurisprudence and public health, F. Ogeton, Dunedin, and F. Truby King, Dunedin. One candidate presented herself for-ex-amination urioer the new regulations for the 31.D. degree. As the papers for this examination were set and were examined in England, and as the examination was held in January, the result woe not yet known. The Committee was of opinion that the examination for the M.D. degree should be held in November, bo that the examiners', reports might be considered with those of the other November examinations, at the special April meeting of the Senate. The report was adopted. The Committee on December examinations recommended the following appointments: — Matriculation, medical preliminary, and solicitors' general knowledge: Latin, Professor Tatbot-Tubbs, Auckland; Greek, Professor J. Brown, Wellington ; English, Professor T. GiK ray, Dunedin; French, Professor T. G. R. Blunt, Christohurchj German, Dr. i Heineman, Dunedin ; arithmetic, Professor Segar, Auckland; algebra, ProfessorShand, Dunedin; Euclid, Professor Cook, Christchurch ; history, J. Hight, Christchurcih; geography, T. R,. Fleming, Wellington; physics, Professor Evans, Ohrietchurch; chemistry, Professor Eaeterfield, Wellington ; mechanics, Professor Maclaurin, Wellington ; biology, Professor Benham, Dunedin; music, Dr. Bradehaw, Christchurch;

drawing, G. H. Elliott, Chmtchurch. .. ; Junior scholarship and barristers' general knowledge: Latin, Professor Sale, Dunedin; Greek, Professor J. Brown, Wellington; 'English, Professor Egerton, Auckland; French,. Professor Yon Zedlitz, Wellington ; German, Dr. Heineman, Dunedin j physica, Professor F. D. Brown, Auckland; mechanics, Professor Shand, Dunedin; chemistry, ProfeiseorF. Brown, Auckland; mathematics, Professor Maclaurin, Wellington; history and geography, Professor McKenzie, Wellington; botany, Professor A. P. W. Thomas, Auckland. The appointments were approved. . The Law Committee reported that a solicitor who had passed the matriculation examination and the third examination for the LL.B., but who did not sign the matriculation declaration, asked that he should be allowed .now to sign the declaration and proceed with his LL.B. as if he had signed it prior to hie third examination. The Committee saw no objection to this being allowed. The candidate would have to keep his terms, and to pass the first and second If the Senate agreed, the Committee recommended that this resolution and the resolution of the Senate passed on the 16th April, 1901, as follows:—"ThaVthe third (LL.B. examination) may be taken before terms have been kept for the- first ■-. —-" be forwarded to the Statutes Committee for embodiment in the LL.B Statute. The report was adopted, and referred to the Statutes Committee. A telegram ■#»«, received from Bishop Nevill accepting the position as member of the Senate, and fctating that he could not attend the-present session of the Senate. RESEARCH SCHOLARSHIP. The Rev, A. Cameron gave notice to move on Wedftesday-- , 'That the. Senate award annually, to graduates in science and medicine; two- research scholarships, of the annual value of £100, and tenable for two jeans; that a,committee, be appointed to draw up regulations iiuder which the above schplarehips are to be awarded; that the J number of senior rdtoUtrshipsbe increased^* THE CHAfNOELLpR'S ADDRESS. ] The Vice-Chanoeilor, the Rev. J. C. Andrew, gave notice to move the next day, "That the addreee of Sir James Hector to the. Senate, on the origin and hietory of the" New 'Zealand University; be printed and recorded on'the minutes of the University." - - ; • THE LL.B. DEGREE. Sir Robert Stout gave notice to loot* the next day, "That the Chancellor be authorised to confer the degree of LL.B. on the following, upon compliance with the regulations:. R. J. Ooates, H. Holderness, J- Prendeville, H. P. Richmond, G. H. Thompson, and C. G. White." ~.

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