TITLE 14

Education

University of Delaware

CHAPTER 53. Academic Program; Extension Services and Facilities

§ 5301. School of Education.

The University may maintain a School of Education which shall have for its object the education of teachers for the public schools of this State.

27 Del. Laws, c. 117, §  8;  Code 1915, §  2328;  28 Del. Laws, c. 186, §  132 Del. Laws, c. 166, §  1;  Code 1935, §  2769;  14 Del. C. 1953, §  5301; 

§ 5303. Course on Delaware history and government.

The University shall provide a course on Delaware history and government that shall be elective by undergraduates, required for social studies teachers, and offered as an in-service program for teachers coming to this State from other schools or colleges.

26 Del. Laws, c. 124, §  2;  Code 1915, §  2346;  32 Del. Laws, c. 26, §  1632 Del. Laws, c. 166, §  1;  Code 1935, §  2788;  14 Del. C. 1953, §  5303;  59 Del. Laws, c. 47, §  1

§ 5304. School of Agriculture — General scope and objects.

(a) The University shall maintain a School of Agriculture which shall include a Division of Instruction, a Division of Short Courses, a Division of Research and a Division of Agricultural Extension.

(b) The objectives of the School of Agriculture shall be to:

(1) Develop and implement a comprehensive on-campus program of instruction;

(2) Develop and implement a comprehensive on-campus or off-campus program of instruction in practical agriculture through a short course program;

(3) Conduct research, both fundamental and applied, in all phases of agriculture and rural life through the Agricultural Experiment Station; and

(4) Diffuse among the people of the State useful and practical information on subjects relating to agriculture and home economics, and to encourage the application of the same through the Agriculture Extension Service.

14 Del. C. 1953, §  5304; 

§ 5305. School of Agriculture — Division of Instruction.

The University shall determine the courses of study in which instruction shall be offered by the Division of Instruction of the School of Agriculture.

14 Del. C. 1953, §  5305; 

§ 5306. School of Agriculture — Division of Short Courses.

There shall be given at the University a short course of instruction in agriculture. The course shall be arranged by the University and shall offer to on-campus or off-campus groups instruction in practical agriculture, horticulture, home economics and related subjects. Tuition for such short courses of instruction shall be free to all persons engaged in agricultural or horticultural pursuits in the State.

30 Del. Laws, c. 171, §  132 Del. Laws, c. 26, §  1632 Del. Laws, c. 166, §  1;  Code 1935, §  2770;  14 Del. C. 1953, §  5306; 

§ 5307. School of Agriculture — Division of Research, Agricultural Experiment Station.

(a) The University shall maintain the Agricultural Experiment Station. The function of the Experiment Station shall be to conduct research, both fundamental and applied, in all phases of agriculture and rural life, for the purpose of increasing the efficiency of farming and elevating the standards of rural living to the end that consumers may be assured an adequate supply of food and fiber and that farming itself will continue to be a satisfactory and profitable way of life. The work of the station shall be in conformity with the act of Congress entitled “An Act to Establish Agricultural Experiment Stations, etc.,” being the Act of March 2, 1887, Chapter 314, 24 Stat. 440 [7 U.S.C. §§ 361a, 361b].

(b) The Agricultural Experiment Station shall maintain, manage and operate a farm on the campus for experimental purposes in providing instruction in agriculture and in conducting investigations and original research. It shall also operate and maintain the Agricultural Research Substation for Lower Delaware for the benefit of the citizens of the State in the development and improvement of poultry, horticulture and vegetables. The receipts from sales and otherwise of the farm and substation shall be retained by the Agricultural Experiment Station for their continuous operation and for experimental purposes thereat.

24 Del. Laws, c. 50, §  643 Del. Laws, c. 228, §§  2, 4;  14 Del. C. 1953, §  5307; 

§ 5308. School of Agriculture — Division of Agricultural Extension.

The function of the Division of Agricultural Extension shall be to aid in diffusing among the people of the State useful and practical information on subjects relating to agriculture and home economics and to encourage the application of the same.

26 Del. Laws, c. 127, §§  1, 2;  Code 1915, §  2345;  32 Del. Laws, c. 166, §  1;  Code 1935, §  2787;  14 Del. C. 1953, §  5308; 

§ 5309. Department of Physical Education.

The University shall maintain a Department of Physical Education. The objects and purposes of the Department shall be the teaching of physical education and other allied subjects.

37 Del. Laws, c. 208, §  1;  Code 1935, §  2789;  14 Del. C. 1953, §  5309; 

§ 5310. Copies of public documents for University library.

The Secretary of State shall transmit to the University library a copy of all public documents of which the Secretary of State may receive duplicates, whenever the same shall not have been already appropriated.

Code 1852, §  791;  13 Del. Laws, c. 513, §  9;  Code 1915, §  2342;  32 Del. Laws, c. 166, §  1;  Code 1935, §  2784;  14 Del. C. 1953, §  5310;  70 Del. Laws, c. 186, §  1