Posts Tagged "Morrill Act"

Archives, Features, Summer 2012

Morrill Act history

Jun 29, 2012

Morrill Act history

The Morrill Act made a university education as egalitarian as it was utilitarian.

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Archives, Notes from Nick's, Summer 2012

Kiddish trick

Jun 29, 2012

Kiddish trick

State College was targeted for massive program gutting by what one state newspaper editor described as a “kiddish trick” devised by a group of Vermillion businessmen and University of South Dakota alumni who were, the editor concluded, “green with envy.”

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Archives, Features, Winter 2012

Honoring Land-Grants

Mar 9, 2012

Honoring Land-Grants

The Morrill Act of 1862 granted land to all states for the creation of public universities.

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