Reference

College - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
"The term college (Latin collegium) is most often used today to denote an educational institution. ... in American English the term 'college' is generally reserved for institutions of higher education, which are often totally independent and fully empowered to grant degrees. The usual practice in America today is to call an institution made up of several faculties and granting a range of higher degrees a 'university' while a smaller institution only granting bachelor's or associate's degrees is called a 'college'. ..."
University - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
"A university is an institution of higher education and of research, which grants academic degrees at all levels (bachelor, master, and doctor) in a variety of subjects. A university provides both tertiary and quaternary education. University is derived from the Latin universitas, meaning corporation (since the first medieval European universities were simply groups of scholars). ..."

Articles

Cut the Alma Mater Cord, by Michael S. Rozeff, 20 Aug 2007
Examines the influences of intellectual elites on the development of statist thinking
"The least that anyone can do is to stop contributing money to colleges and universities that are dominated by ideologues who support tyranny. Cut the alma mater cord. Don't support the alma mater blindly. Look for colleges that reject federal support. ... Look for new colleges or transformed older colleges that explicitly are aiming at education and not training in statist and other negative ideologies."
The NFL is Not for Libertarians, by S. M. Oliva, 26 Apr 2012
Examines various statist aspects of the National Football League
"Finally, there's the exclusive source of the NFL's product—the players—which is government-funded colleges and universities. The NFL is unique among the four major North American sports leagues in that it has no developmental system or international network as alternative sources of talent. The NFL acknowledges this dependence by effectively requiring all potential players to spend at least three years playing for college teams—a rule no other professional league has ..."