23 April 1904 A meeting of the Faculty was held in the reception room at 10 a.m. this day. Present Provost James, Professors Burgess, Tamblyn & Waller
The minutes were read & confirmed.
The Professor of Mathematics stated the he would set a paper on trigonometry for extra-mural student. Rev. J. M. Coffin setting nothing not covered by Tod Lunten's treatise.
The time Table of the Examinations was then laid on the table & after discussion & some changes it was moved by Dr. Tamblyn seconded by P. Waller that it be adopted in this form. Carried.
The arrangements with regard to convocation were then discussed It was moved by P. Waller seconded by Dr. Tamblyn That the Revd N. J. Clark be invited to deliver an address to the students onthat occasion. Carried Adjournment N. C. James
14 June 1904 A meeting of the Faculty was held in the reception room at 10 a.m. Present Provost Dr. James, Professor Tamblyn & Waller. The Minutes were read & confirmed The Provost stated that the time between the Examinations & the Convocation not been insufficient to allow of a faculty meeting to be held to review the results of the Examinations & review a minute to be made to this effect as a guide for next year. N.B. a week was the time allowed & found insufficient.
Moved by Rev. C.C. Waller Seconded by Professor Tamblyn That the question of Scriptural option raised by the action of Toronto UIniversity be reported to the Executive Committee. Carried. The meeting then adjourned till their revision shd[?] be received, as the compiling of the Calendar could not be completed without a revision.
16 June A meeting was held this a.m. in the reception room. Present Dr. James presiding, Professors Burgess, Tamblyn & Waller. The Minutes of the previous meeting were read & confirmed. The Provost stated that the Executive Committee had appointed
the Faculty a committee on the [?] with power to act The Provost further stated that in the first year the option of 2 hrs a week scripture instead of Trigonometry had been sanctioned by the Executive Committee After discussion based on the changes in the Toronto Calendar it was moved by Principal Wallen sec. by Professor Burgess That the 3rd year option be as follows Apolgetics for Physics Class[?] History for English Constitutional History Biblical Gk. to Classical Gk. authors Carried In the 4th year Moved by Principal Wallen Seconded by Professor Tamblyn That there be no change in the 4th year options from those in force 1903-1904 i.e. Classical History for History Biblical Gk. for Classical Gk. X[?] Ethics on Apologetics for History of Philosophy Carried It was further agreed that the term modern history should not include Canadian Constitutional History, so that no student should be exempt from this important study Moved by Rev. Professor Burgess Sec by Principal Wallen That clauses referring to M.A. degree be adopted in toto exceptitis excep[?].
Moved by Professor Tamblyn Seconded by Professor Burgess That the application of Rev. R. W. Knowles to be exempted from examination in Ancient History be not granted. Carried. The meeting was adjourned.l N.C. James Chairman
1904 Oct. 8th 12.45 Present Provost, Professors Burgess, Tamblyn & Wallen. Minutes read & approved.
The case of A. Barclay was then discussed. Mr. Barclay was taken ill in Spring & could not sit for the 1st year examinations. He notified Provost of intention to take supps. in Sept. He did not however present himself & alleged in excuse that a member of the Faculty had given him to understand that he wd. be allowed to proceed the 2nd year, taking supps. at various times After full revision it was moved by Professor Burgess seconded by Dr. Tamblyn That Mr Barclay be granted a supplemental at Christmas except in French & Greek & that meantime he be permitted to attend 2nd year lectures. But should he fail at Xmas he will be required to become a first year student for the remainder of the session. The Faculty strongly recommend[ed]
Mr Barclay to take his first year again. Carried Adjournment. N.C. James Chairman Oct. 24, 1904 1 p.m. Present Dr. James, Professors Burgess, Tambly & Wallen An application from Mr. Allen McIntosh who had entered Osgood Hall but found his matriculation incomplete. Mr McIntosh attended Upper Canada College & passed 1st part of Matriculation there. He took part 2 in McGill failing in Chemistry and French, but on presentation at supplemental passed. He holds certificates from McGill as Matriculation in law. Mr McIntosh asked for our certicate of matriculation. Moved by Professor Wallen " " " Burgess That on receipt of this certificate of his matriculaation from Registrar of the Arts Department of McGill Mr McIntosh be admitted and [?] status in the Western University be granted a certificate accordingly Carried Adjournment N.C. James Chairman