Sixth Report of the Board of Regents
This excerpt from the 1882 Regents' Report, gives specific accounting numbers for the university. In 1882, the university's income hit the level the regents had been expecting. For a two year fiscal period a total of $123,349.26 was received. This is a stark contrast from $13,984.50 received in 1880.
Coincidentally, 1882 was the first year the regents did not ask the senate to take action with the federally endowed land.
RECEPTS AND EXPENDITURES
Balance in State Treasury Nov. 30th, 1880… $43,231.15
Received State Tax… $70,507.20
Interest on University Lands… $3,525.29
Lease on University Lands… $4,290.32 78,123.11
Interest on permanent investment… 300.00
Matriculation fees… 695.00
Total amount collected… $123,349.26