The Financial Support of State Universities: A Study of the Financial Resources of State Universities in the Light of the Experience of the Universities of the Old Northwest Territory, with a Suggested Policy for the Future

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Harvard University Press, 1924 - Education - 205 pages
 

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Page 73 - State, which may take and claim the benefit of this act to the endowment, support, and maintenance of at least one college where the leading object shall be, without excluding other scientific and classical studies, and including military tactics, to teach such branches of learning as are related to agriculture and the mechanic arts, in such manner as the legislatures of the States may respectively prescribe, in order to promote the liberal and practical education of the industrial classes in the...
Page 137 - That said colleges may use a portion of this money for providing courses for the special preparation of instructors for teaching the elements of agriculture and the mechanic arts : Provided.
Page 137 - Territory shall be twenty-five thousand dollars, to be applied only to instruction in agriculture, the mechanic arts, the English language and the various branches of mathematical, physical, natural and economic science, with special reference to their applications in the industries of life, and to the facilities for such instruction...
Page 139 - That in order to aid in diffusing among the people of the United States useful and practical information on subjects relating to agriculture and home economics, and to encourage the application of the same...
Page 51 - Assembly, as soon as circumstances will permit, to provide, by law, for a general system of education, ascending in a regular gradation, from township schools to a state university, wherein tuition shall be gratis, and equally open to all.
Page 49 - That thirty-six sections, or one entire township, which shall be designated by the President of the United States, together with the one heretofore reserved for that purpose, shall be reserved for the use of a seminary of learning, and vested in the Legislature of the said State, to be appropriated solely to the use of such seminary by the said Legislature.
Page 90 - the endowment fund of the State University, located at Bloomington, Monroe county, is no longer sufficient to meet the growing wants of education and make said university efficient and useful ; and whereas, it should be the pride of every citizen of Indiana to place the State University in the highest condition of usefulness and make it the crowning glory of our present great common school system, where education shall be free...
Page 65 - The proceeds of all lands that have been, or may hereafter be, granted by the United States to the State for the support of a university, shall be and remain a perpetual fund, to be called "The University Fund...
Page 37 - Religion, morality, and knowledge being necessary to good government and the happiness of mankind, schools and the means of education shall forever be encouraged," Webster said: " I doubt whether one single law of any lawgiver, ancient or modern, has produced effects of more distinct, marked, and lasting character." Next in educational importance to the ordinance of 1787...
Page 38 - Not more than two complete townships to be given perpetually for the purposes of a University, to be laid off by the purchaser or purchasers, as near the center as may be, so that the same shall be of good land, to be applied to the intended object by the legislature of the State.

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