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land-grant idea in American higher education

Alice H. Songe

land-grant idea in American higher education

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by Alice H. Songe

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Published by K.G. Saur in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • State universities and colleges -- United States.,
    • School lands -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      StatementAlice H. Songe.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsLB2329.5 .S66
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 62 p. ;
      Number of Pages62
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4098709M
      ISBN 100896642720
      LC Control Number80013055

      America's land-grant colleges and universities were brought into being through the Morrill Act of This unprecedented federal legislation supported a new vision for higher education flowing from a confluence of agricultural, industrial, scientific, political and educational interests in the years before the U.S. Civil War. By , 26 land-grant colleges and universities were in operation. Sorber, N. M. (, March) Keynote: How Land-Grant Universities Transformed American Higher Education, University of New Hampshire. Durham, NH. Sorber, N. M. (, September) The Center for the Study of Land-Grant Education & Engagement. The College of Education and Human Services, West Virginia University, Visiting Committee Annual Meeting.

        Land-grant colleges and universities occupy a special place in the landscape of American higher education. Publicly funded agricultural and technical educational institutions were first founded in the mid-nineteenth century with the Morrill Act, which established land grants to support these : Johns Hopkins University Press. Book Review — American Higher Education: A History K.B. Melear Florida State University Lucas, Christopher J. (). American higher education: A history. New York: St. Martin's Press. pp. xxi + ISBN American Higher Education: A History, by Christopher J. Lucas is a historical narrative of the.

      The term “land-grant university” dates back to when a bill in the United States Congress was proposed by Justin Smith Morrill, Vermont, to expand access to higher education beyond the elite to the working class. The idea was to allow states to sell or lease unclaimed U.S. land, using the earnings to start a university. In Land-Grant Colleges and Popular Revolt the West Virginia University associate professor Nathan M. Sorber describes the evolution of land-grant institutions in the nine northeastern states into universities that accommodated competing ideas about the land-grant mission.


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Land-grant idea in American higher education by Alice H. Songe Download PDF EPUB FB2

Land-grant colleges and universities have a storied past. This book looks at their future. Land-grant colleges and universities occupy a special place in the landscape of American higher education.5/5(8). Additional Physical Format: Online version: Songe, Alice H. Land-grant idea in American higher education.

New York: K.G. Saur, © (OCoLC) MIT is a land-grant university and the announcement came during the th anniversary of the Morrill Land Grant Act which created the land-grants. Arguably the greatest democratization of higher education in history, the Morrill Act stressed that higher education should be.

A land-grant university (also called land-grant college or land-grant institution) is an institution of higher education land-grant idea in American higher education book the United States designated by a state to receive the benefits of the Morrill Acts of and Signed by Abraham Lincoln, the first Morrill Act began to fund educational institutions by granting federally controlled land to the states for them to sell, to raise.

Part IV focuses on the fact that full-fledged universities became dominant institutions of American higher education. The final part shows that the land-grant mission is alive and well in university colleges of agriculture and, in fact, is inherent to their : Routledge.

Valuable Source Book: Colleges for our Land and Time: The Land-Grant Idea in American Education. The Journal of Higher Education: Vol. 28, No. 9, pp. Author: David D. Henry. And the contributions will radically adhere to the idea that land-grant universities–based as they are on the ideals put forward by Senator Justin Morrill, President Abraham Lincoln, and the other social and political giants of their time–continue to set the bar for performance excellence in the realm of public higher education.

The influence of the land-grant schools on American higher education has been the early 21st century a significant percentage of all students seeking degrees in the United States were enrolled in land-grant institutions. Pioneering research in physics, medicine, agricultural science, and other fields has been done at land-grant schools, which, over the years, were responsible for.

This work provides a critical reexamination of the origin and development of America's land-grant colleges and universities, created by the most important piece of legislation in higher education. The story is divided into five parts that provide closer examinations of representative developments.

The Land Grant Act of July 2,creating the land-grant college concept, became known as the “Morrill Act.”1 E. Eddy Jr., Vice President and Provost of the University of New Hampshire, discussed the history of the Act in his book, Colleges for Our Land and Time: The Land Grant Idea in American Education (Harper & Brothers).

— Nathan M. Sorber, Center for the Future of Land-Grant Education, author of Land-Grant Colleges and Popular Revolt: The Origins of the Morrill Act and the Reform of Higher Education "At a time when public confidence in higher education is on the decline, Gavazzi and Gee offer a critical roadmap for land-grant universities going forward.

The landmark Morrill Land-Grant Act created a national system of agricul­tural and technical colleges. Morrill would recall years later that the idea of founding colleges based on land grants had occurred to him no earlier thanand that he alone conceived and formulated the measure.

John Thelin, A History of American Higher Education, second edition (The Johns Hopkins University Press, ) William G. Tierney and Guilbert C. Hentschke, New Players, Different Game: Understanding the Rise of For-Profit Colleges and Universitie s (The Johns Hopkins University Press, ).

The model of higher education that we advocate in our new book, The Fifth Wave: The Evolution of American Higher Education (Johns Hopkins University Press, ), insists that excellence and accessibility in college education are not only compatible, they are synergistic. The point should be obvious: by excluding huge proportions of the.

Institutionalizing public service in higher education: Findings from a study of the Western Region Campus Compact Consortium. Bellingham, WA: Western Region Campus Compact Consortium. Bonnen, J. The land-grant idea and the evolving outreach university.

In R. Lerner & L. Simon (Eds.), University-community collabo. Eddy, Colleges for our Land and Time: The Land-Grant Idea in American Education, p.

45, as cited in Cross, p. Eisenhower, “Remarks at Annual Meeting of the Association of Land-Grant Colleges and Universities, Novem ” Mettler, Soldiers to Citizens: The GI Bill and the Making of the Greatest Generation, p. In a time of uncertainty in higher education, this volume provides a helpful overview of the many different types of value public universities bring to American society.

It also offers a powerful vision of a future founded on land-grant ideas that will be inspiring to university administrators and trustees, other educational policymakers, and Cited by: 2. The library in the modern land-grant university is undergoing a transformation so complete that it has very little in common with what it was a mere decade ago.

Unlike students in the s or even the s, today’s students have no experience searching card catalogs for books or looking for journal articles by consulting one or more printed. He is the coauthor of Law, Policy, and Higher Education and coeditor of Leading Colleges and Universities: Lessons from Higher Education Leaders.

Most recently they are the authors of Land-Grant Universities for the Future: Higher Education for the Public Good.

This book reviews the legislative history of the land grant system from its establishment in to the act conferring land grant status on Native American colleges. It describes trends that have shaped agriculture and agricultural education over the decades--the shift of labor from farm to factory, reasons for and effects of increased.

History of the Journal. Originally named the History of Higher Education Annual, the series was founded in as the sole national journal of higher education history under the editorship of Edwin D. Duryea of the State University of New contributors included prominent scholars such as Jurgen Herbst, Walter Metzger, Laurence R.

Veysey, and David Potts."In an increasingly competitive higher education environment, America's public universities are seeking ways to differentiate themselves.

This book suggests that a hopeful vision of what a university should be lies in a reexamination of the "land-grant mission," the common system of values originally set forth in the Morrill Land Grant Acts of andwhich established a new system of.

Dailey, Christie. “Implementation of the Land-Grant Philosophy during the Early Years at Iowa Agricultural College, ” M.A. thesis, Iowa State University, Eddy, Jr., Edward D. Colleges for Our Land and Time: The Land-Grant Idea in American Education (New York: Harper, ).

Geiger, Roger L.