Dartmouth University

Dartmouth University is a defunct institution in New Hampshire which existed from 1817 to 1819. It was the result of a thwarted attempt by the state legislature to make Dartmouth College, a private college, into a public university. The United States Supreme Court case that settled the matter, Dartmouth College v. Woodward, is considered a landmark.

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Dartmouth University - History (1817-1819)
... Dartmouth University operated in Hanover, New Hampshire on the campus of Dartmouth College ... The University was established by the New Hampshire Legislature in an act of June 27, 1816 ... a new institution it attempted to change the name to Dartmouth University, to increase the number of Trustees from twelve to twenty-one, and to create a ...

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