Expansion of Higher Education
The building of new Colleges in America. By Ben Soulliere
Creation of more Colleges
-More Rich industrialists creating colleges
-Land Grant Colleges created by the State
-Women's Colleges established
-Schools created to Train workers for a specific field. (Technical School)
Colleges Created 1800-1860
Land Grant Schools
Why the Boom of Colleges?
Hawkins, Hugh. Banding Together: The Rise of National
Associations in American Higher Education, 1887–1950.
Baltimore: Johns Hopkins U. P., 1992 Williams, Roger L. The Origins of Federal Support for Higher
Education: George W. Atherton and the Land-Grant College
Movement. University Park: Pennsylvania State University