Annual Report of the Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin, for the Fiscal Year Ending September 30 ...

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Page 10 - 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 5 - ... exhibiting the progress, condition and wants of each of the colleges embraced in the university, the course of study in each, the number of professors and students, the amount of receipts and disbursements, together with the nature, costs and results of all important investigations and experiments, and such other information as they may deem important...
Page 12 - UNIVERSITY FUND. This fund consists of the proceeds of the sales of land granted by Congress for the support of the University.
Page 38 - A two years1 course of study had previously been offered for the accommodation of those contemplating the study of law or journalism. This has been developed into a group of courses, intended to constitute the work of the Junior and Senior years, and to be based" upon the work of the Freshman and Sophomore years of the Classical and English courses. The courses thus contemplate a higher and broader culture than before, and are intended to enable students to secure the chief objects sought in a college...
Page 5 - This fund consists of the proceeds of the sales of 240,000 acres of lands granted by Congress to the State for the support of an institution of learning, where shall be taught the principles of agriculture and the arts. The interest on the productive fund forms the income . The amount of productive fund, September 30, 1868 and 1869, respectively, was as follows : 1868.
Page 49 - Report on Oats, Potatoes and Corn for 1885. issued in March, 1886. Bulletin No. 10, Test of Dairy Cows, issued in October, 1886. Bulletin No. 11, Report on Wheat. Oats. Barley. Potatoes and Corn, for 1886. Bulletin No. 12, The Oil Test for Cream, issued October, 1887. Buletin No. 13, Report on Wheat, Oats, Barley, Corn and Potatoes for 1887; The Station Vineyard, issued in October,. 1888. Bulletin No. 14, Artificial Fertilizers and Land Plasters., issued in April, 1888. Bulletin No. 15, Ensilage...
Page 29 - ... student alike. A true professor accepts his profession, not for its remuneration primarily,— this he University of Wisconsin. knows will be limited— but for the field which it gives him for congenial pursuits and increased knowledge. These investigations keep his own mind alive, and enable him to bring to the recitation room enthusiasm and impulse. Instruction so ordered does not in most departments interfere with original work, but aids it; while original work is absolutely essential as...
Page 36 - ... relating to agriculture seem to be included in the latter class, it is quite certain that the board of regents will be found ready to cooperate in all efforts to place it upon broader and stronger foundations. GEO. H. PAUL, President of Board of Regents. REPORT OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNIVERSITY. The wants of a thriving university are like the hunger of a growing boy, not easily nor long satisfied. It is to be feared that the people of Wisconsin may inconsiderately object to this vigor of development,...
Page 38 - ... opportunity for more prolonged and thorough study in the several leading lines, and second, a wider range of election in the last two years of the course. ADDITIONAL LANGUAGES. Three additional languages have been offered, namely, Sanskrit, Italian and Spanish, and classes have been formed in all. NEW DEPARTMENTS — EXPERIMENTAL AND COMPARATIVE PSYCHOLOGY. A chair of experimental and comparative psychology has been established, and a laboratory is being fitted up for this new and important line...
Page 40 - ... amount of service to the University in the form of instruction. Appointments have been made to the John Johnston fellowship and to four of the University fellowships. Appointments will be made to the remaining four at the close of the present academic year. ADVANCED DEGREES. By virtue of the increase of facilities, the enlarged instructional force, and particularly the opportunities afforded by the fellowship system, the University feels itself prepared to offer the degree of Doctor of Philosophy....

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