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Gasman, Marybeth; Lundy-Wagner, Valerie; Ransom, Tafaya; Bowman, Nelson, III – ASHE Higher Education Report, 2010
This book is organized into nine chapters. First the authors provide a historical overview of historically black colleges or universities (HBCUs), examining their founding as well as the role of African Americans, missionaries, and industrial philanthropists in their development. They also look at how these institutions have changed over time,…
Descriptors: Black Colleges, Educational History, Educational Change, School Desegregation
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Wilmer, Elizabeth – Inquiry, 2008
The needs of students who enter college underprepared transcend academic preparation. These students require an array of student services that will support them in their quest to achieve the academic and personal skills necessary for college-level coursework and academic success. The model the author proposes in this article is not unique, but it…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Academic Achievement, Higher Education, College Preparation
Greenleaf, Walter J. – Bureau of Education, Department of the Interior, 1927
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…
Descriptors: Land Grant Universities, Conferences (Gatherings), Expenditures, Salaries
Bureau of Education, Department of the Interior, 1916
This annual bulletin, formerly prepared and published by the National Association of State Universities, has been published by the Bureau of Education for the past seven years. The data given are taken from reports received from the offices of the presidents of the various institutions, and the figures printed are substantially as given in those…
Descriptors: Educational History, State Colleges, State Universities, College Presidents
Greenleaf, Walter J. – Office of Education, United States Department of the Interior, 1932
The first Morrill Act signed by President Lincoln on July 2, 1862, provided for the establishment in each State of a college of agriculture and the mechanic arts. By this act each State received an amount of public land (or land scrip) equal to 30,000 acres for each Senator and Representative in Congress to which it was then entitled. The proceeds…
Descriptors: Agricultural Colleges, Land Grant Universities, Grants, Federal Programs
Farr, Maude – Office of Education, Federal Security Agency, 1947
This is the annual statistical report of land-grant colleges and universities prepared in accordance with the responsibilities of the U. S. Office of Education under the Second Morrill Act, The Nelson Amendment, and Title II of the Bankhead-Jones Act. It is published separately from the "Biennial Survey of Education." In general, there…
Descriptors: Educational History, Land Grant Universities, Federal Legislation, National Surveys
Blauch, L. E. – Bureau of Education, Department of the Interior, 1924
This report is made in accordance with the provisions of the land-grant act of 1862 and the Morrill-Nelson Acts of 1890 and 1907. To assure the proper usage of these funds, the specialist in charge of land-grant college statistics makes, from reports submitted by the treasurers of the land-grant colleges, an audit of disbursements from the funds.…
Descriptors: Land Grant Universities, Statistical Surveys, Males, Females
Badger, Henry G.; Kelly, Frederick J.; McNeely, John H. – US Office of Education, Federal Security Agency, 1941
For the statistical compilations found in the following pages the data were gathered by means of two questionnaires--one on faculty, students, and degrees; and the other on receipts, expenditures, and property. These questionnaires were sent to all of the 1,709 institutions listed in Office of Education Bulletin 1939, No. 1, "Educational…
Descriptors: Educational History, Statistical Surveys, National Surveys, School Statistics
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Greenleaf, Walter J. – Bureau of Education, Department of the Interior, 1926
It is the responsibility of the Bureau of Education to supervise the Federal funds which the land-grant colleges receive from the first Morrill Act of 1862, and from the Morrill-Nelson provisions of 1890 and 1907. The presidents of these institutions are required to make in detail a special annual report concerning the enrollments, teaching staff,…
Descriptors: Income, Private Financial Support, College Curriculum, Correspondence Study
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Farr, Maude – Office of Education, Federal Security Agency, 1949
This is the report of 69 land-grant institutions for the year ended June 30, 1948. Overall, the number of staff, student enrollments, degrees conferred, income, and expenditures increased from 1946-47 to 1947-48. A new fund, the Flannagan-Hope fund for research and marketing, is reported for the first time in this bulletin. It became available to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational History, Veterans, Public Colleges
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Badger, Henry G.; Kelly, Frederick J.; Greenleaf, Walter J. – Office of Education, United States Department of the Interior, 1938
The statistical compilations found in this bulletin are based on data gathered by means of two questionnaires--one on faculty, students and degrees; and the other on receipts, expenditures, and property. These questionnaires were sent to all the 1,706 institutions listed in Office of Education Bulletin 1936, No. 1, "Educational Directory:…
Descriptors: Technical Institutes, Nursing Education, Research Problems, Educational History