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Campus of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), one of the nation's first land-grant institutions and a 21st-century pioneer in open courseware
Campus of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), one of the nation's first land-grant institutions and a 21st-century pioneer in open courseware
David Cormier, who coined the term "massive open online course (MOOC)," talking about MOOCs in 2012.
David Cormier, who coined the term "massive open online course (MOOC)," talking about MOOCs in 2012.
Democratic senator from Rhode Island Claiborne Pell is best known for sponsoring Pell Grant legislation.
Democratic senator from Rhode Island Claiborne Pell is best known for sponsoring Pell Grant legislation.
Fullerton Junior College, a community college founded in California in 1913
Fullerton Junior College, a community college founded in California in 1913

Source: photo by Robert J. Boser

In 1944, Franklin D. Roosevelt signs the GI Bill, providing educational assistance to World War II veterans and causing an explosion of college enrollment
In 1944, Franklin D. Roosevelt signs the GI Bill, providing educational assistance to World War II veterans and causing an explosion of college enrollment
Justin Smith Morrill, longtime Republican congressman from Vermont, who tirelessly advocated land grant institutions
Justin Smith Morrill, longtime Republican congressman from Vermont, who tirelessly advocated land grant institutions

Source: Library of Congress

Morrill Hall, on the campus of the University of Maryland, is named after Justin Smith Morrill.
Morrill Hall, on the campus of the University of Maryland, is named after Justin Smith Morrill.
Morrill Hall, on the campus of the University of Maryland, is named after Justin Smith Morrill.
Morrill Hall, on the campus of the University of Maryland, is named after Justin Smith Morrill.
President Lincoln with his youngest son in 1864, two years after he signed the Morrill Land Grant Act
President Lincoln with his youngest son in 1864, two years after he signed the Morrill Land Grant Act

Source: Library of Congress

Screen shot of the open courseware project edX
Screen shot of the open courseware project edX
The 1862 Morrill Act, named after Justin Smith Morrill, established federal funding for higher education.
The 1862 Morrill Act, named after Justin Smith Morrill, established federal funding for higher education.
The 1862 Morrill Act, named after Justin Smith Morrill, established federal funding for higher education.
The 1862 Morrill Act, named after Justin Smith Morrill, established federal funding for higher education.

Source: Library of Congress

The Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) celebrated 150 years of the Morrill Act this year.
The Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) celebrated 150 years of the Morrill Act this year.
The Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU), formerly the National Association of State Universities and Land-Grant Colleges (NASULGC), celebrated the centennial of the Morrill Act in 1962.
The Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU), formerly the National Association of State Universities and Land-Grant Colleges (NASULGC), celebrated the centennial of the Morrill Act in 1962.
The original University Hall at Ohio State University, built in 1873, and later replaced with a near-replica. OSU was one of the first land-grant universities.
The original University Hall at Ohio State University, built in 1873, and later replaced with a near-replica. OSU was one of the first land-grant universities.
The technology classroom building at Portland Community College
The technology classroom building at Portland Community College