The New Student's Reference Work/North Carolina, University of


North Carolina, University of, was the second state-university founded in America.  Its charter was granted in 1789, it began teaching in 1795, and work went on uninterruptedly till 1868.  In 1875 work was renewed, the old college course of Greek, Latin and mathematics replaced by modern courses, and (in 1877) the first summer normal school of the south started.  The university has always played a considerable part in southern education.  Its departments include the college, the graduate-schools, the law-school, the medical school, the school of pharmacy and the school of mines.  Its productive funds are $200,000, its receipts from benefactions in 1906 were $30,000 and its income was $110,000.  Its faculty numbered 80, the students 775 and the library 50,000 volumes.