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9 > Image 9 of Catalogue of the Officers, Studies, and Students of the State College of Kentucky, Lexington, (1908-1909)

Part of University of Kentucky course catalogs, 1865-

Q ' ..`i , _ GENERAL INFORMATION 3 ll far more than an agricultural and mechanical college, embracing I as it does, not merely the three original departments, but-eighteen ig others. 1 ,f ` DEPARTMENT OE EDUCATION. l` , In 1893 the college authorities, in response to a demand for . gl advanced instruction for teachers, organized a full collegiate course ` leading to the degree of Bachelor of Pedagogy. In 1906 two full . 1 11 collegiate courses, each with Education as a major, were substi- . . I 1 . tuted for the course established in 1893. One leads to the degree ` h 1 A of Bachelor of Arts in Education and the other to Bachelor of ' i Science in Education. . 1 f . it { KENTUCKY EXPERIMENT STATION. O The Agricultural Experiment Station of the State University S I was established by the Executive Committee of the Board of Trus- C l tees in September, 1885, when the Department was organized and ` . " . a Director appointed. In 1886, the Station was recognized and " named by the General Assembly of Kentucky. In 1887 it became _ C the beneficiary of the first annual appropriation of $15,000, under h E the Hatch Act _pr0viding for the establishment of Agricultural C , Experiment Stations for the States and Territories. In 1906 "for S ` the more complete endowment" of Agricultural Experiment Sta- ` i v. tions, an act of Congress, known as the Adams Act, appropriated ._ _ to each State and Territory $5,000 for the year ending june 30, ,. \ v_ IQO6. and the same sum with an increase of $2,000 per annum for i ` , ., five years. after which the maximum of $15,000 shall continue Qc ~A without change. I C P ` The work of the Station is directed to two objects: 1. To a eon 1 stant succession of experiments made by specialists, in order to E learn which applications of science will insure the best returns from , p "* the farm, the garden, the orchard, the vineyard, the stockyard, ' - and the dairy. 2. T0 the publication of bulletins announcing such . - results of the experiments as are found to be valuable to the I M people of Kentucky who seek profit from any one of those prime S -5 sources of wealththe soil, the flock, and the herd. 1 , The results of experiments have been published in nineteen i _ l annual reports and one hundred and forty bulletins, and general I appreciation of their utility is shown in the fact that, while no i ` ,' 1 1 . Q-TI? r., , - W-V V ik _ , 1 ip