ERIC Number: ED167027
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1966
Reference Count: 0
Land-Grant Colleges and Universities, 1862-1962.
Brunner, Henry S.
Laws and rulings affecting resident instruction in the land-grant colleges and universities are described. The land grant college or university is recognized and designated by the legislature of the state as being qualified to fulfill the provisions and to receive the benefits of either or both the First Morrill Act of 1862 or the Second Morrill Act of 1890. The development of the land-grant system from 1862 to 1962 is outlined, and chronologies are provided of institutions by states. Procedures for administering federal funds for instruction are presented. The funds for instruction are administered by the U.S. Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, Office of Education and the funds for experiment stations and extension services are administered by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Tests of federal laws and rulings relating to federal funds for instruction for land-grant colleges and universities are presented. Statistical data are presented on: federal funds received by the land-grant institutions for instruction and facilities for instruction; scope of operations of land-grant institutions, 1960; and allotment of funds to states and Puerto Rico, 1962. (SW)
Publication Type: Historical Materials; Numerical/Quantitative Data
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Identifiers: Bankhead Jones Act 1935; Department of Agriculture; Hatch Act 1887; Morrill Act 1862; Morrill Act 1890; Nelson Amendment 1907; Office of Education; Public Law 571; Retirement Act 1940; Smith Lever Act 1914
Note: Reprint; Not available in hard copy due to marginal legibility of original document