Senate and committees, 1883-1988

Scope and Content

The main function of the Senate, established in the 1884 Charter, was to regulate the education and discipline of the College with the approval of the Council. This role included: Fix the hours of the classes and arrange the subjects of instruction and examination, and frame the regulations for the conduct of classes and examinations; Fix, subject to founders’ conditions (if any), times and mode and conditions of competition for Scholarships and prizes; Regulate the admission of students, and keep and furnish the registrar class lists; Suspend any offending student; Appoint and dismiss any Assistant or Occasional Lecturer or Demonstrator; Report periodically to the Council, through the Principal, on subjects of instruction and examination, and attendance of the students.