Purdue University: Fifty Years of Progress

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Indianapolis [Ind.] : Hollenbeck Press,L 1925., 1925 - 203 páginas
 

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Página 23 - State which may take and claim the benefit of this act to the endowment, support, and maintenance of at least one college where the leading object shall be, without excluding other scientific and classical studies, and including military tactics, to teach such branches of learning as are related to agriculture and the mechanic arts...
Página 7 - It shall be the duty of the general assembly, as soon as circumstances will permit, to provide, by law, for a general system of education, ascending in a regular gradation from township schools to a state university, wherein tuition shall be gratis, and equally open to all.
Página 6 - Ohio," confirmed the ordinance of 1785, and declared " that religion, morality and knowledge being necessary to good government and the happiness of mankind, schools and the means of education shall be forever encouraged.
Página 76 - Wiley, at that time chief of the Bureau of Chemistry of the United States Department of Agriculture.
Página 61 - In educating an American citizen we are not training an English operative or a Chinese coolie. He may be a hewer of wood ; but if his life answers life's great end, he will also be a hewer of error and wrong. Every child born into American citizenship is confronted by the grandest political and social problems of earth's history, demanding a ripeness of judgment, a breadth of information, and a catholicity of spirit. Here the knowledge of most value...
Página 64 - No student is permitted to join or be connected as a member or otherwise with any so-called Greek or other college secret society ; and as a condition of admission to the university, or promotion therein, each student is required to give a written pledge that he or she will observe this regulation. A violation of this regulation and pledge forfeits the ^ right of any student to class promotion at the end of the year, and to an honorable dismissal.
Página 23 - That the proceeds of the land-grant sales were to be devoted to the endowment, support, and maintenance of at least one college, where the leading object shall be, without excluding other scientific and classical studies and including military tactics, to teach such branches of learning as are related to agriculture and mechanic arts in such a manner as the legislatures of the states may respectively prescribe in order to promote the liberal and practical education of the industrial classes in the...
Página 64 - ... supported by the state, could not require an applicant otherwise qualified to sign a pledge relative to membership in Greek fraternities as a condition precedent to his admission as a student. The university authorities had adopted a rule that no student should be permitted to join or be connected with any so-called Greek or other college secret society, and as a condition of admission to the university or promotion therein should be required to give a written pledge to observe such regulation....
Página 23 - The institution is located in Story County. Seven hundred and twenty-one acres in that and two hundred in Boone County were donated to it by individuals interested in the success of the enterprise. By act of Congress approved July 2, 1862...
Página 4 - Norton began his lectures in 1847, and for some years wrote voluminously for agricultural journals. He also prepared and published his first work, 'The Elements of Agriculture.

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