The History of Higher Education in Ohio

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1891 - 258 pages

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Page 52 - Faith, etc., having undertaken for the glory of God and the advancement of the Christian faith, and honor of our King and country, a voyage to plant the first colony in the northern parts of Virginia...
Page 35 - Congress, according to the census of 1860, for 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 order to promote the liberal and practical education of the industrial classes in the several pursuits and professions of life.
Page 211 - ... hath made of one blood all nations of men for to dwell on the face of the earth...
Page 86 - The general management of the institution is vested in a Board of Trustees, consisting of sixteen persons, six...
Page 169 - Having long cherished the desire to found an institution where white boys and girls might be taught not only a knowledge of their duties to their Creator and their fellow men, but also receive the benefit of a sound, thorough, and practical English education, and such as might fit them for the active duties of life, as well as instruction in the higher branches of knowledge, except denominational theology, to the extent that...
Page 10 - Legislature appointed three commissioners "to lay off in the most suitable place within the township, a town plat, which should contain a square for the college; also, lots suitable for house-lots and gardens for a president, professors, tutors, etc., bordering on, or encircled by spacious commons, and such a number of town lots adjoining the said commons and out-lots as they think will be for the? advantage of the University.
Page 92 - But two courses," said he, in his address before the Convention, " are before us — either to confine our seminary to theological candidates only ; or, if we receive students in general science, to lay a foundation sufficiently strong and large to sustain the magnitude of the college, which must be reared to do those students justice. In the former case, nothing more is necessary than to turn your attention to the deed of gift of my own estate in Worthington. In the latter case, the only thing presented...
Page 103 - that there shall be and hereby is erected and formed a Collegiate School wherein shall be taught the liberal arts and languages, in such place or places in Connecticut as the said Trustees with their associates and successors do or shall from time to time see cause to order.
Page 12 - University and its objects and duties were declared to be " the instruction of youth in all the various branches of liberal arts and sciences, the promotion of good education, virtue, religion, and morality, and conferring all the degrees and literary honors granted in similar institutions.
Page 53 - We will strive to maintain deep-toned and elevated personal piety, to " provoke each other to love and good works," to live together in all things as brethren, and to glorify God in our bodies and spirits which are his.