The University of Michigan (Google eBook)

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Harcourt, Brace, and Howe, 1920 - 354 pages
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Page 11 - Not more than two complete townships to be given perpetually for the purposes of a University, to be laid off by the purchaser or purchasers, as near the center as may be, so that the same shall be of good land, to be applied to the intended object by the legislature of the State.
Page 16 - ... remain a permanent fund, the interest of which shall be applied to the support of said university, with such branches as the public convenience may demand, for the promotion of literature, the arts and sciences, as may be authorized by the terms of such grant. And it shall be the duty of the legislature as soon as may be. to provide effectual means for the improvement and permanent security of the funds of said university.
Page 16 - Legislature shall take measures for the protection, improvement, or other disposition of such lands as have been, or may hereafter be, reserved or granted by the United States, or any person or persons to this State for the use of a University ; and the funds accruing from the rents or sale of such lands, or from any other source, for the purpose aforesaid, shall be and remain a permanent fund, the interest of which shall be applied to the support of said university...
Page 47 - It is proposed, therefore, at as early a day as practicable, to open courses of lectures for those who have graduated at this or other institutions, and for those who in other ways have made such preparation as may enable them to attend upon them with advantage. These lectures, in accordance with the educational systems of Germany and France, will form the proper development of the university, in distinction from the college or gymnasium now in operation.
Page 164 - The immediate government of the several departments shall be entrusted to their respective faculties; but the regents shall have power to regulate the course of instruction, and prescribe, under the advice of the...
Page 11 - There shall be reserved the lot No. 16, of every township, for the maintenance of public schools, within the said township...
Page 196 - Blue are the billows that bow to the sun When yellow-robed morning is due ; Blue are the curtains that evening has spun, The slumbers of Phoebus to woo ; Blue are the blossoms to memory dear, And blue is the sapphire, and gleams like a tear ; Hail ! Hail to the ribbons that nature has spun ; Hurrah for the Yellow and Blue!
Page 164 - The board of regents shall have the general supervision of the university, and the direction and control of all expenditures from the university interest fund.
Page 16 - State for the use of a University; and the funds accruing from the rents or sale of such lands, or from any other source for the purpose aforesaid, shall be and remain a permanent fund, the interest of which shall be applied to the support of said university, with such...
Page 202 - I want to go back to Michigan To dear Ann Arbor town; Back to Joe's and the Orient, Back to some of the money I spent . . . At the same time more campus activities developed to absorb the time of students.

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