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ERIC Number: ED540894
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1926
Pages: 73
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 0
Land-Grant Colleges, Year Ended June 30 1925. Bulletin, 1925, No. 44
Greenleaf, Walter J.
Bureau of Education, Department of the Interior
There are 69 land-grant colleges at present: one in each State (except Massachusetts, where there are 2); 1 each in Porto Rico, Hawaii, and Alaska; and 17, exclusively for colored students, in as many Southern States. In all courses in the land-grant colleges for the year 1924-25 there has been a total increase of 25,797 students over the previous year; in staff members, a loss of 3,637; and a gain of 2,894 students in military drill. This bulletin is divided into three sections. Part I covers the following topics: (1) The Purnell Act of 1925, supporting the agricultural experiment station in each institution; (2) Recent Federal legislation on investment of the 1862 land-grant funds; (3) Other [State] changes in legislation; and (4) The Association of Land-Grant Colleges. Part II, Institutions Attended Primarily or Exclusively by White Students, covers the following: (1) Engineering experiment stations; (2) Short courses; (3) Military drill at the University of Wisconsin; (4) Auditing; (5) Expenditures; and (6) Summer schools. Part III, Institutions Exclusively for Colored Students, includes: (1) Fifth Conference on Education in Negro Land-Grant Colleges; (2) Colored students in northern and western land-grant colleges; and (3) Division of the Morrill-Nelson funds between institutions for white and colored students. (Contains 27 tables, 4 figures, and 4 footnotes.) [Best copy available has been provided.]
Bureau of Education, Department of the Interior.
Publication Type: Historical Materials; Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Education (ED)