USDA Honors 25 Years of Tribal Land-Grant Universities and their Contributions

WASHINGTON, Oct. 21, 2019 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture today honored the 25th anniversary of the legislation that recognized 29 tribal colleges and universities as land-grant institutions. Signed on October 20, 1994, the Equity in Educational Land-Grant Status Act enabled tribal colleges and universities (TCUs) to receive federal support and train the next generation of agricultural professionals.