The Morrill Act of 1862 and Land-Grant Universities

A look at The Morrill Act and its effect on the system of higher education. Panelists include five Presidents from different colleges… read more

A look at The Morrill Act and its effect on the system of higher education. Panelists include five Presidents from different colleges and universities across the country. They speak on the democratization of higher-education, the establishment of public Land Grant Universities, and the relevance of these institutions today. 

This conference was hosted by the Library of Congress in cooperation with the Association of Public Land Grant Universities and the National Academy of Sciences - it’s about an hour and 45 minutes. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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306754-1
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Public Affairs Event
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Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Aug 11, 2012
Last Aired:
Aug 13, 2012

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  • Aug 11, 2012 | 9:45am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 12, 2012 | 4:45pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 13, 2012 | 5:45am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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