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land grant

A grant of public lands by the government, usually for roads, railroads, or agricultural colleges.

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Through its partnership with LandGrant Development, the San Diego Redevelopment Agency created the master plan and will contribute $20 million to the project over the next 30 years for reimbursement of the costs of the public improvements being made by LandGrant Development.
LandGrant is enthused about the possibility of associating with the expertise of U.
Lona Robertson, associate dean of the Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food & Life Sciences at the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville, was recognized as one of 22 fellows of the Food Systems Leadership Institute at the annual meeting of the Association of Public & Landgrant Universities.
IMZ: It seems that wide-spread knowledge of the birth of the Southern Black student sitin movement that involved thousands of students attending many of the South's landgrant and private HBCUs which became the major vehicle for students en masse to demonstrate their opposition to the South's deep-seated, racist Jim Crow laws is unknown.
Lucas attributes the existence of most state universities to the federal landgrant policies, suggesting that these policies provided a "stimulus for the founding of state colleges" (1994, 147), a sentiment shared by Tewksbury (1932).
A recent conference of the Coalition of Urban Serving Universities (USU) and the Association of Public and Landgrant Universities (APLU) highlighted some of the more constructive and promising stories.
Proceedings, Rural Community Economic Development: Empowering Rural Communities Through Entrepreneurship, Experiences from the 1890 LandGrant Institutions, 57-89.