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Land Grant

A conveyance of public property to a subordinate government or corporation; a muniment of title issued by a state or government for the donation of some part of the public domain.

A land grant, also known as land patent, was made by the U.S. government in 1862, upon its grant to the several states of 30,000 acres of land for each of its senators and representatives serving in Congress. The lands were subsequently sold by the states and, through the proceeds, colleges were established and maintained. Such colleges, which are devoted mainly to teaching agricultural subjects and engineering, are known as land grant colleges.

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There is nothing comparable to the land-grant university system anywhere else.
Our conclusion, therefore, is that the original objectives of the land-grant model are still valid, and Alaska's land still holds financial promise to UA worthy of a serious reassessment.
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Should we not give our best students opportunities consistent with their needs in much the same way many land-grant institutions often provide extensive resources and opportunities for under-prepared students who enter their hallowed halls?
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