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Title: Decretos del poder ejecutivo organizando las universidades 1842
Creator: Colombia
Ospina Rodríguez, Mariano, 1805-1885
Herrán, Pedro Alcántara, 1800-1872
Publication Info: Bogotá : Imprenta del Estado, 1842.
Physical Details: 64 p. ; 20 3/10 x 14 5/10 cms.
Physical Condition: Wrappers worn, stained and foxed as is page 1. Remainder is in fair to good shape.

Summary: Mariano Ospina Rodríguez, Minister of the Interior and Pedro Herrán, President of Colombia here published decrees organizing universities by regions. Each region’s capital would have a university (i.e. Bogotá, Cartagena and Popayán).
Historical Notes: After the Colombian independence in 1819, the government began to consider creating public universities. Francisco de Paula Santander established the Universidad Central de la República in 1830. However, graduate education was monopolized by the church or political and economic elites with the establishment of federal, radical local and national governments. Private education replaced the public university until 1867 when Universidad Nacional was created. Colombia, Universidad Nacional de 2014 Reseña Histórica. Bogotá: Universidad Nacional. http://www.unal.edu.co/contenido/sobre_un/sobreun_resena.htm
Donor Notes: The decrees of the re-organizing the universities of New Granada fashioned by Ospina Rodríguez, Ministro del Interior del General Herrán. - J.L.H.

Subject(s): Education, Higher -- Law and legislation -- Colombia
Added Entries: Colombia. Laws, etc.

Type: Pamphlet
Language: Spanish
Format: JPG
PDF - Color
Donor: Helguera, J. León
Collection: Helguera, J. León Collection
Institution: Vanderbilt University
Accession Number: P01125
Record Number: 217
Islandora ID: islandora:3080