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Land Grant Tradition


Kansas State University, the nation’s first land-grant university, was founded in 1863. It was created to improve the quality of life of all Kansans through on-campus classes, research and outreach beyond the campus. The outreach mission, through the Cooperative Extension Service, makes the land-grant university unique. Commitment to its original purpose – making research-based information available to all Kansans – is just as strong today as it was back in 1863. K-State Research and Extension continues to share practical information that is changing lives in Kansas.