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March 5, 2004
Vol. 28, No. 12

KU mourns Clarke Wescoe
Fall events schedule unites Band Day, Family Weekend
Campus food services to blend operations
Wescoe Terrace to see expansion
Spring enrollment records set
Expo experiments
Wheat State Whirlwind plans Kansas expedition
Professor took road less traveled to field of study
Pulitzer-winning journalist comes to KU for lecture

Flock to be feathered, new plumage revealed
Faculty art to be featured in exhibit
Employees of the month honored
Lawsuit appeal dismissed

Judge rules for KU in Watkins Trust case

Drill to highlight safety procedures

‘Really Rosie’ reading
Experts to pour into water conference
Delicate dance

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Spring enrollment records set

KU has set a record for total spring semester enrollment, as well as a record for spring enrollment on the Lawrence campus.

Total spring enrollment for 2004 rose 1.1 percent to 27,772, surpassing the record set in spring 1993 of 27,569. Total spring enrollment includes students at the Lawrence campus, KU Medical Center in Kansas City, Kan., and KU Edwards Campus in Overland Park.

For the Lawrence campus, spring enrollment rose 0.8 percent to 25,348, breaking the record of 25,156, set during spring 2003. Lawrence campus totals include the KU Edwards Campus. At the KU Medical Center, enrollment increased 5.1 percent in 2004 from 2003—2,424 students now from 2,307 in 2003.

KU is the largest university in the Kansas Board of Regents system. It has more Kansas residents enrolled—18,976—for spring 2004 than any other state university. KU increased its enrollment of Kansas residents in spring 2004 from spring 2003 by 405 students. KU also has more nonresidents enrolled—8,796—for spring 2004 than any other state university. The number of nonresident students enrolled at state universities is 17,835.

The Board of Regents figures show a systemwide increase of 779 students for a 1 percent increase in spring 2004 over spring 2003. The six state universities reported a combined enrollment of 82,025 students. The total number of Kansas residents enrolled at state universities is 64,190.

Spring enrollment since 1993:
2004: 27,772
2003: 27,463
2002: 26,894
2001: 26,857
2000: 26,545
1999: 26,297
1998: 26,214
1997: 25,755
1996: 26,261
1995: 26,127
1994: 27,131
1993: 27,569

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