Contributions to American Educational History, Volume 31

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Herbert Baxter Adams
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1902 - Education

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Page 97 - 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...
Page 66 - The stability of a republican form of government depending mainly upon the intelligence of the people, it shall be the duty of the legislature to establish a general and uniform system of public schools.
Page 8 - That sections numbered sixteen and thirty-six in every township of public lands in said State, and where either of said sections, or any part thereof, has been sold or otherwise disposed of, other lands, equivalent thereto, and as contiguous as may be, shall be granted to said State for the use of schools.
Page 93 - 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.
Page 9 - The general assembly shall make such provisions, by taxation or otherwise, as, with the income arising from the school trust fund, will secure a thorough and efficient system of common schools throughout the State ; but no religious or other sect or sects shall ever have any exclusive right to or control of any part of the school funds of this State.
Page 122 - 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 8 - Schools and the means of education shall forever be encouraged in this State; and the General Assembly shall take measures to preserve from unnecessary waste or damage such lands as are, or hereafter may be, granted by the United States, for the use of schools, within each township in this State, and apply the funds which may be raised from such lands in strict conformity to the object of such grant.
Page 124 - ... the Board of Regents is hereby authorized to expend a sum not exceeding the amount specified by the act of Congress aforesaid. Sec. 13. On or before the second Tuesday in December in each and every year, the Board of Regents, through their President, shall make a report to the Governor, showing in detail the progress and condition...
Page 123 - The regents shall appoint a secretary, a treasurer, and a librarian, who shall hold their respective offices during the pleasure of the board. It shall be the duty of the secretary to record all the proceedings of the board, and carefully to preserve all its books and papers.
Page 122 - Biennially thereafter there shall be elected in joint convention of both branches of the legislature four members to supply the vacancies made by the provisions of this section, and who shall hold their offices for six years, respectively. SEC. 6. Whenever there shall be a vacancy in the office of regents of the university, from any cause whatever, it shall be the duty of the governor to fill such office by appointment, and the person or persons so appointed shall continue in office until the close...

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