§ 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.
§ 5302 Summer school for teachers and instructional aides [Operation suspended pending appropriations; see 82 Del. Laws, c. 242, § 286].
The University shall maintain at the University, for a period of not less than 6 weeks during the summer of each year, a school for teachers and instructional aides in which shall be given courses in pedagogy and such other subjects as will give increased efficiency to those who are now teaching or providing instructional assistance or wish to prepare to teach in the free public schools of this State. The courses given in the school shall be arranged by the University. All persons who are now teaching, or providing instructional assistance or who will give satisfactory assurance to the Department of Education that they intend to teach in the free public schools of this State shall be admitted into the school, so long as class space is available and provided their applications are approved by the Department. Tuition shall be free to all Delaware teachers and instructional aides who meet University requirements.
27 Del. Laws, c. 122, § 1; Code 1915, § 2328; 28 Del. Laws, c. 186, § 1; 32 Del. Laws, c. 166, § 1; 32 Del. Laws, c. 168, § 1; Code 1935, § 2769; 14 Del. C. 1953, § 5302; 68 Del. Laws, c. 92, § 1; 71 Del. Laws, c. 180, § 180; 78 Del. Laws, c. 78, § 294; 78 Del. Laws, c. 290, § 292; 79 Del. Laws, c. 78, § 289; 79 Del. Laws, c. 290, § 300; 80 Del. Laws, c. 79, § 296; 80 Del. Laws, c. 298, § 293; 81 Del. Laws, c. 58, § 298; 81 Del. Laws, c. 280, § 294; 82 Del. Laws, c. 64, § 294; 82 Del. Laws, c. 242, § 286.;
§ 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.
§ 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.
§ 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.
§ 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.
§ 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.