- a tract of land given by the government, as for colleges or railroads.
Origin of land grant
Examples from the Web for land grant
Contemporary Examples of land grant
What about human capital—public schools, land-grant colleges, student grants, and loans?An Article That Made Me Sad, and a Little Response to Readers
June 12, 2012
But one little-known fact about the Ithaca university is that it is, in part, a land-grant state institution.20 Colleges Worth the Price
March 23, 2009
Historical Examples of land grant
In its theory and its broad outline the land-grant policy is not hard to defend.
The land-grant policy entailed corruption and waste, of course; but what mattered a few million acres of land!
These are all land-grant colleges with donations from the respective States in which they are located.
In somewhat more than half the states, the authorities of the land-grant colleges have charge of the work.Chapters in Rural Progress
Kenyon L. Butterfield
But you were deep in the land-grant lawsuits before you ever met Anne Clavering.Mrs. Darrell
- US and Canadian a grant of public land to a college, railway, etc
- (modifier) US designating a state university established with such a grant