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interests of special aspects of land-grant college education. The leaders and the rank and file of land-grant college education will be freely consulted and given opportunity to express opinions. Close contact will be maintained with the services in the Department of Agriculture which articulate with the landgrant colleges. The bureau's staff will be obtained in large part from those engaged in administration and instruction in the land-grant college

(3) In the broadest sense, the functions of the land-grant colleges, as defined by the Morrill Act and as developed during their past history, are regarded by the Bureau of Education to be public and democratic in nature, with ideals, practical purposes, and objectives which are worthy of full recognition in the field of higher education.

Under the general direction of the Commissioner of Education, Arthur J. Klein, Chief of the Division of Higher Education, was placed in immediate charge of the survey, and a National Advisory Committee was designated as follows:

The Secretary of the Interior, chairman.
The Secretary of Agriculture.

President R. A. Pearson, of the University of Maryland, College Park, Md., representing the Association of Land-Grant Colleges and Universities.

President R. S. Wilkinson, of the State Agricultural and Mechanical College, Orangeburg, S. C., representing the Conference of Negro Land-Grant College Presidents.

State Superintendent of Public Instruction of Illinois, Francis G. Blair, Springfield, III.

President L. D. Coffman, of the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minn.

President S. W. Stratton, of Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Mass.

President Charles A. Lory, of the State Agricultural College of Colorado, Fort Collins, Colo.

Miss Martha Van Rensselaer, Director of the New York State College of Home Economics, Cornell University, Ithaca, N. Y.

Dean F. B. Mumford, College of Agriculture, University of Missouri, Columbia, Mo.

The National Advisory Committee has performed the following services: It met with the Commissioner of Education and the director of the survey and discussed and approved the plans of procedure submitted by the director of the survey. The sections of the final report as tentatively completed have been submitted to the individual members of the committee for comment and suggestion prior to publication of the report. In addition, individual members of the committee have been consulted by the director of the survey concerning the problems of procedure and policy in the fields with which committee members were especially concerned.

In harmony with the fundamental attitudes it was determined: First, that the study should be a cooperative one and that the funds available should be utilized primarily to direct, coordinate, and release the efforts of individual institutions and cooperating organizations; secondly, that the study should be presented, not from the standpoint of a collection of surveys of individual institutions, but from the standpoint of the functional lines of interest and activity that run through all or through a large proportion of the institutions.

As a first step in the definition of the problems that concern the entire group of institutions and of the functional fields that would need to be covered by the survey, the director of the survey visited 38 of the land-grant institutions. At each of the institutions he

. met as a group faculty councils, deans of schools and colleges, and such other members of the staff as the president desired. The general problem of the survey was presented and an opportunity given for questions and suggestions. Appointments were then made with individual members of the staff, and at these individual conferences two questions were propounded:

First. What problems in the field of interest of the person being interviewed he would like to have the survey consider; and secondly, who in his field in the United States was best qualified to assist in the undertaking? Individual conferences lasting from one to three hours each were thus held with approximately 700 presidents, deans, directors, professors, and members of the administrative staffs of the landgrant colleges and universities. Notes were made listing the problems suggested by individuals and the personnel recommended for prosecution of the work. The problems suggested were then classified and grouped in accordance with the fields of interest that indicated substantial unity of concern. Upon the basis of suggestions concerning the personnel to assist in the survey, frequency tables for each field were constructed. From these tables it was possible to reach conclusions concerning the specialists in each field who would command the largest degree of confidence of the workers in that field. This preliminary study served to define the problems that would need to be considered and to determine the personnel, that should be called in to assist upon the survey.

Final analysis of the problems resulted in a classification under the following general heads:

1. Control and administrative organization. 2. Business management and finance. 3. Work of the registrar. 4. Alumni and former students. 5. Student relations and welfare. 6. Staff 7. Library. 8. Agriculture. 9. Engineering. 10. Home economics. 11. Arts and sciences.

12. Commerce and business.
13. Teacher training.
14. Military education.
15. Professional veterinary medicine.
16. Summer session.
17. Extension services.
18. Research work.

19. Graduate work. The next step in the development of the survey work was obviously the planning of the inquiry in each of these fields. The general problems had been defined and a desirable personnel for the work indicated. It was obvious that it would be impossible with the money available to set up field staffs in each of these lines of interest and carry on the study by having each such group visit all the landgrant institutions in the United States. It was, therefore, determined to prepare questionnaire schedules and to divide the field work. Accordingly, advisory committees upon subject matter and functional fields were selected and organized by the Commissioner of Education largely from the personnel of the land-grant colleges upon the recommendation of the national technical groups concerned. It was the policy to consult the appropriate committee in the preparation of the questionnaire in each technical field, and the members of the committee were given an opportunity to review the tentative questionnaire after it was prepared. In addition, these committees have reviewed the tentative reports pertaining to their fields prior to review by the National Advisory Committee. The following advisory committees were designated :

ADVISORY COMMITTEE ON EXTENSION

P. H. Ross, Director of Extension Service, University of Arizona, Tucson.
A. J. Meyer, Director, Agricultural Extension Service, University of Missouri,

Columbia, Mo.
J. R. Hutcheson, Director, Agricultural Extension Division, Virginia Poly-

technic Institute, Blacksburg, Va. Paul V. Maris, Director of Extension Service, Oregon Agricultural College, Cor

vallis, Oreg. M. S. McDowell, Director, Agricultural Extension, Pennsylvania State College,

State College, Pa. L. N. Duncan, Director of Extension, Alabama Polytechnic Institute, Auburn,

Ala.

ADVISORY COMMITTEE ON HOME ECONOMICS

Ava B. Milan, Dean, School of Home Economics, Oregon Agricultural Col

lege, Corvallis, Oreg. Jean Krueger, Dean, Division of Home Economics, Michigan State College, East

Lansing, Mich. Margaret M. Justin, Dean of Division of Home Economics, Kansas State Agri

cultural College, Manhattan, Kans.

Mabel Campbell, Chairman, Department of Home Economics, University of Mis

souri, Columbia, Mo. Mrs. Kathryn G. Burns, Assistant Professor of Home Economics and State

Leader of Home Economics Extension, University of Illinois, Urbana, Ill. Jessie Harris, Professor of Home Economics, University of Tennessee, Knox

ville, Tenn. Mary E. Creswell, Director of Home Economics, Georgia State College of

Agriculture, Athens, Ga.

ADVISORY COMMITTEE ON AGRICULTURAL EDUCATION

E. M. Freeman, Dean, College of Agriculture, University of Minnesota, Minne

apolis, Minn. John A. James, Assistant Dean of the College of Agriculture, University of

Wisconsin, Madison, Wis. Alfred Vivian, Dean, College of Agriculture, Ohio State University, Columbus,

Ohio.

ADVISORY COMMITTEE ON VOCATIONAL EDUCATION

Rolland M. Stewart, Professor of Rural Education, New York State College

of Agriculture, Ithaca, N. Y. Mabel V. Campbell, Professor of Home Economics, University of Missouri,

Columbia, Mo. Mildred W. Wood, State Director, Vocational Home Economics, State De

partment of Education, Phoenix, Ariz. Paul W. Chapman, State Director of Vocational Education, Georgia State

College of Agriculture, Athens, Ga. Kenneth G. Smith, Supervisor of Industrial Education, State Department of

Education, Lansing, Mich. Charles B. Gentry, Dean, Division of Teacher Training, Connecticut Agricultural

College, Storrs, Conn.

ADVISORY COMMITTEE ON PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION OF TEACHERS

John O. Creager, Dean of the College of Education, University of Arkansas,

Fayetteville, Ark. George F. Arps, Dean of the College of Education, Ohio State University,

Columbus, Ohio. Jasper N. Deahl, Professor of Education, West Virginia University, Morgan

town, W. Va. W. S. Small, Dean of the College of Education, University of Maryland, College

Park, Md. William A. Wilkinson, Professor of Education, University of Delaware,

Newark, Del. Thomas J. Woofter, Dean of the Peabody School of Education, University of

Georgia, Athens, Ga. Edwin L. Holton, Professor and Head of Department of Education, Kansas

State Agricultural College, Manhattan, Kans.

AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH AND EXPERIMENT STATION WORK

L. E. Call, Director, Agricultural Experiment Station, Kansas State Agricultural

College, Manhattan, Kans. Marion J. Funchess, Dean, College of Agriculture and Director of Experiment

Station, Alabama Polytechnic Institute, Auburn, Ala.

Henry W. Barre, Director of Research, Experiment Station, Clemson Agri

cultural College, Clemson College, S. C. W. C. Coffey, Dean, Department of Agriculture, University of Minnesota,

University Farm, St. Paul, Minn. R. W. Thatcher, President, Massachusetts Agricultural College, Amherst, Mass.

AGENCIES OF STATE AND SUPERIOR CONTROL

John Callahan, Regent, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wis.
Junius E. Beal, Regent, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Mich.
William S. Myers, Trustee, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, N. J.
David E. Ross, Trustee, Purdue University, Lafayette, Ind.
Alma W. Paterson, Trustee, Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio.

ADVISORY COMMITTEE ON STUDENT RELATIONS AND WELFARE

Edward E. Nicholson, Dean, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minn.
Harold S. Boardman, President, University of Maine, Orono, Me.
David H. Henry, Clemson Agricultural College, Clemson College, S. C.
F. Louise Nardin, Dean, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wis.
Annie M. Fertig, Dean, State College of Washington, Pullman, Wash.
Scott H. Goodnight, Dean, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wis.
Harry L. Kent, President, New Mexico College of Agriculture and Mechanic

Arts, State College, N. Mex.
Lucy Stebbins, Dean, University of California, Berkeley, Calif.
Anne D. Blitz, Dean, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minn.
Una B. Herrick, Dean, Montana State College of Agriculture and Mechanic

Arts, Bozeman, Mont.

ADVISORY COMMITTEE ON NEGRO LAND-GRANT COLLEGES

B. F. Hubert, President, Georgia State Industrial College, Savannah, Ga.
John M. Gandy, President, Virginia Normal and Industrial Institute, Ettrick, •

Va.
J. S. Clark, President, Southern University and Agricultural and Mechanical

College, Scotlandville, La. Elizabeth C. May, Head of the Department of Home Economics, Prairie View

State Normal and Industrial College, Prairie View, Tex. John W. Davis, President, West Virginia Colored Institute, Institute, W. Va. J. R. E. Lee, President, Florida Agricultural and Mechanical College, Tallahas.

see, Fla.

ADVISORY COMMITTEE ON ARTS AND SCIENCE

Charles W. Stoddart, Dean of the School of Liberal Arts, Pennsylvania State

College, State College, Pa. Clarence H. McElroy, Dean of the School of Science and Literature, Oklahoma

Agricultural and Mechanical College, Stillwater, Okla. Fitz-John Weddell, Dean of the Academic School, Mississippi Agricultural and

Mechanical College, Agricultural College, Miss. Arthur H, Saxer, Dean of Schools of Arts and Science and Education, Agricul

tural College of Utah, Logan, Utah. Edward H. Ryder, Dean Division of Liberal Arts, Michigan State College of

Agriculture and Applied Science, East Lansing, Mich.

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