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Image 7 of Annual Register of the State College of Kentucky, Volume 3 (1882-1883)

Part of University of Kentucky course catalogs, 1865-

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STATE COLLEGE OF KENTUCKY. 7 i Since the dissolu.ion of the connection with Kentucky University, the Institution has grown steadily in patronage ` and in the confidence of the public. Total number of matrieulates IS77—lS (last year of connection with Kentucky University) . .................... 7S Total number of matriculates 1S7S—’9 ............... IIS Total number of matrieulates 1879*,80 .............. 137 Total number of mntrieulntes 1S8o—`1 . .............. 234 Total number of matrieulates IS3l—l2. .............. 321 `Totnl number of matrieulates 1SS2—’3 .......... -. .... 316 - The effect of the unprovoked assault made upon the State College before the last Legislature by the various denomina- tional colleges of the State has been to increase, rather than to diminish its attendance. The plea which the aggrieved colleges made, Mez! m’zzca1z`02z was made Z00 c/zmp, Z00 mmzy adzrazztagcs qgflwrl, am! M0 wzde rz 1*022,;*0 0f Z·}Z5Z'}’7{£[Zi07Z pm- w`dm’, failed to convince the Legislature that State aid should be withdrawn from an institution to which, by accepting the trust from the General Government, the Commonwealth had pledged her support. Should the State College be let alone and allowed to devote itself to its own work and to operate on its own lines, work which in no proper sense interferes with that of the denominational col- leges, and in no proper sense traverses the lines on which they are laid down, Eve years will not elapse until it has i ·six hundred students within its walls. ,