Public Documents of the State of Wisconsin: Being the Reports of the Various State Officers, Departments and Institutions, Volume 2

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State Printer., 1885 - Wisconsin

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Page 14 - 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, in such 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...
Page 9 - At the close of each fiscal year, the regents, through their president, shall make a report in detail to the governor, exhibiting the progress, condition and wants of each of the colleges embraced in the university, the course of study in each, the number of professors and students, the amount of receipts and disbursements, together with the nature, costs and results of all important investigations and experiments, and such other information as they may deem important...
Page 5 - That a state normal school be established the exclusive purposes of which shall be the instruction of persons, both male and female, in the art of teaching and in all the various branches that pertain to a good common school education; also, to give instruction in the mechanic arts, and in the arts of husbandry and agricultural chemistry, in the fundamental laws of the United States, and in what regards the rights and duties of citizens.
Page 173 - The management of the insane asylums is in the hands of the State board of supervision of Wisconsin charitable, reformatory, and penal institutions...
Page 139 - Whenever the total number of insane persons in this state shall exceed the total number number of such persons who can be conveniently and properly cared for in the state institutions for the insane already existing under the laws of this state, the board of supervisors of any county in this state, upon the conditions hereinafter named, may purchase or otherwise provide a proper site, within said county, for the erection of a county asylum for the care of the insane...
Page 16 - UNIVERSITY FUND. This fund consists of the proceeds of the sales of land granted by acts of congress for the support of the University, approved June 12, 1838, August 6, 1846 and December 12, 1854.
Page 170 - BUSINESS. SECTION 3. At the regular meetings of the board the following shall be the order of business: First. — Reading and approval of the minutes of all previous meetings that have not been read and approved. Second. — Reports of officers. Third. — Reports of committees. Fourth. — Communications. Fifth. — Business lying over. Sixth. — Miscellaneous business.
Page 248 - ... cultivation, rendering the training more and more difficult until they become wholly incapacitated for receiving such an education as will fit them for a life of usefulness, independence and happiness. It is not uncommon to witness results of this kind, arising out of the morbid tenderness with which a blind child is...
Page 200 - The domestic department, in which pupils discharge various household duties, and learn baking and sewing. The law provides that all deaf and dumb residents of this State, of proper age and suitable capacity to receive instruction, shall be received and taught free of charge. The regular course of instruction occupies about eight years.
Page 6 - The exclusive purposes and objects of each normal school shall be the instruction and training of persons, both male and female, in the theory and art of teaching, and in all the various branches that pertain to a good common school education, and in all subjects needful to qualify for teaching in the public schools; also to give instruction in the fundamental laws of the United States and of this state in what regards the rights and duties of citizens.

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