ERIC Number: ED541770
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1927
Reference Count: N/A
Land-Grant Colleges Year Ended June 30, 1926. Bulletin, 1927, No. 37
Greenleaf, Walter J.
Bureau of Education, Department of the Interior
The land-grant colleges and universities of the United States, established by the provisions of the land-grant act of 1862, receive from this and other land-grant acts, as well as from the second Morrill Act of 1890 and the Nelson amendment of 1907, Federal funds for instruction, administration, and permanent improvements in the institutions. This bulletin reports on the condition and progress of each college, including statistical information on receipts and expenditures, libraries, number of students and professors, improvements, experiments made under the direction of any experiment stations attached to said colleges, and other valuable industrial and economic statistics. Part I, presents general information: (1) Review of statistics; (2) Federal aid; (3) Agricultural experiment stations; (4) State support; (5) Miscellaneous income; (6) Association of land-grant colleges; and (7) Survey of land-grant colleges (projected). Part II, Institutions attended by white students, includes: (1) Curricula and enrollments in the areas of agriculture engineering, home economics, liberal arts, commerce and business, professional education, and miscellaneous courses of study; (2) Salary trends; (3) Income and receipts; and (4) Expenditures. Part III, Negro land-grant colleges, provides general information about the 17 colleges and a summary of the sixth conference on education in Negro land-grant colleges, held May 10-12, 1926 in Washington, D.C. (Contains 27 tables, 3 figures, and 3 footnotes.) [Best copy available has been provided.]
Descriptors: Land Grant Universities, Conferences (Gatherings), Expenditures, Salaries, Experiments, Research and Development, Liberal Arts, Business Administration Education, Males, Females, College Graduates, Agricultural Colleges, Agricultural Education, Grants, Vocational Education, Engineering Education, Military Training, Professional Education, Home Economics Education, Teacher Education, Extension Education, College Curriculum, Correspondence Study, Adult Education, Academic Degrees, Rural Education, Vocational Education Teachers, Majors (Students), Comparative Education, National Organizations, Libraries, College Faculty, School Personnel, Summer Schools, Federal Programs, Racial Segregation, School Segregation, Black Colleges, African American Students, African American Education, White Students, Enrollment, Secondary School Students, College Students, Educational History, Educational Legislation, Educational Policy, Educational Finance, Income, Private Financial Support, Government School Relationship, Federal State Relationship, State Policy, Federal Aid, Federal Legislation, State Aid, Educational Facilities, Budgets, School Statistics, School Surveys, National Surveys, On Campus Students
Bureau of Education, Department of the Interior.
Publication Type: Historical Materials; Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Adult Education; Higher Education; Postsecondary Education; Secondary Education
Authoring Institution: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Education (ED)
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Morrill Act 1862; Morrill Act 1890; Smith Hughes Act; Smith Lever Act