ERIC Number: ED540894
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1926
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.]
Descriptors: Audits (Verification), Land Grant Universities, Educational Facilities, Grants, White Students, Summer Schools, Federal Legislation, Institutional Characteristics, Minority Group Students, Expenditures, Engineering Education, African American Students, Federal Aid, Military Training, Enrollment Trends, Minicourses
Bureau of Education, Department of the Interior.
Publication Type: Historical Materials; Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education
Authoring Institution: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Education (ED)