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LSUA Announces Summer Enrollment Increase

by Sarah Black | Jun 15, 2017 LSUA is pleased to announce a large increase in summer enrollment.  LSUA is excited to announce a 17.31 percent overall increase in summer enrollment for 2017 over summer 2016.  There are 1,037 students … Continue reading

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Financial Aid and Admissions: 12 Solutions to Potential Problems

John W. Dysart President – The Dysart Group, Inc. Christian colleges, universities, and schools face a myriad of challenges that threaten much-needed revenue streams. The majority of schools lack substantial endowments and must rely on net tuition dollars to meet … Continue reading

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LSUA Sees Large Spring Enrollment Gains

LSUA is proud to announce significant enrollment gains for the spring 2016 semester. LSUA is excited to announce continued enrollment growth for the spring 2016 semester. This growth comes on the heels of record enrollment from the previous fall semester. … Continue reading

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LSUA Records Largest Enrollment in School History

LSUA is proud to announce record enrollment at the university. This fall, LSUA is reporting a total of 3,104 students, making it the largest enrollment in the history of the university. The previous largest enrollment was 3,093 students in 2002. … Continue reading

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The Latest on Tuition Discounting

Academic Impressions:  HIGHER ED IMPACT ARTICLE July 2015 Rising institutional costs and greater price sensitivity on the part of prospective students and families have caused many institutions to strategically rethink their tuition discounting strategy. Academic Impressions is directing a conference … Continue reading

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20 Realistic, Economical, Simple Initiatives to Improve Student Retention

Christian Academia Magazine For the hundreds of small, private colleges and universities that enroll large numbers of “at-risk” students, proactive retention activities are necessary to keep the school solvent. However, while maintaining retention is much discussed, it is rarely addressed in … Continue reading

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Inexpensive, Realistic & Simple Initiatives to Improve Retention

John W. Dysart President – The Dysart Group, Inc. Many discussions, meetings, planning sessions and research projects have been conducted at colleges and universities regarding retention. For the hundreds of small, private colleges and universities that enroll large numbers of … Continue reading

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Enrollment Management Expert, John Dysart to Participate in Tuition Discounting Conference

President of The Dysart Group, John W. Dysart will participate in a tuition discounting conference sponsored by Academic Impressions in Atlanta on December 8-9. 2014.  The following is brief interview in anticipation of two-day event. Several industry experts continue to … Continue reading

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LSUA sees more than 20% enrollment increase

ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) – LSU of Alexandria is celebrating its largest enrollment increase in more than 15 years. “One of our goals with enrollment was to bring in at least 3 percent growth, and we were able … Continue reading

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LSU of Alexandria Announces Large Enrollment Increase

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASESEPTEMBER 15, 2014  ALEXANDRIA, LA – LSU of Alexandria is excited to announce a 21% increase in enrollment for the 2014-2015 school year.  This growth marks the largest year-to-year increase in six years and reverses a downward enrollment … Continue reading

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Higher Education Faces Tuition Disruption

“Has college tuition begun to go the way of Walmart-style pricing? College administrators are experimenting with cut-rate models by freezing tuition, slashing sticker prices, and rolling back tuition, driven to discover a way to tip the scales toward enrollment growth,” … Continue reading

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Bible College in Colorado Grows Despite Economic Downturn

Despite continued economic pressure and reports of enrollment declines at colleges and universities around the country, Nazarene Bible College in Colorado Springs, CO welcomes one of the largest incoming classes in recent history, with new student enrollment up 39% in … Continue reading

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Collaborative Leadership Enables Freed-Hardeman University to Increase Enrollment

The higher education landscape is rapidly changing.  Despite the general acceptance of the concept of enrollment management as an effective vehicle for understanding admissions, financial aid and retention, few schools have successfully brought together the three departments in an effective … Continue reading

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Enrollment is Up as Classes Begin at Mars Hill College

For Immediate Release August 21, 2012 MEDIA CONTACT:Teresa BucknerMedia Relations Coordinator As the 2012-13 academic year began on Tuesday, Mars Hill College welcomed a record-setting student body that was 7% larger than last year at this time, and nearly 20% … Continue reading

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Communications Counselors: Changing the structure of the admissions office to adapt to new technological realities

While market conditions and technology have changed dramatically in 30 years, the structure of the Admissions Office and the entering qualifications and roles of admissions counselors have not kept pace.” That’s the issue John W. Dysart, president of admissions consulting … Continue reading

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Technology Changes Everything—Including Admissions. Are You Ready?

Presenter John Dysart Technology Changes Everything!June 11-13, 2012, The Mirage, Las Vegas Changing the Structure in the Admissions Office to Adapt to New Technological Realities Technology is changing everything in college recruitment and admission offices have been slow to respond. … Continue reading

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Enrollment Expert to Discuss College Discount Rates

WASHINGTON, DC (PRWEB) JANUARY 18, 2012 John W. Dysart, president of The Dysart Group, Inc., will be making a presentation at the upcoming Presidents Conference of the Council of Christian Colleges and Universities. This timely session will focus on disagreements … Continue reading

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Enrollment Management Expert to Speak on Influences on College Discount Rates

John W. Dysart, President of higher education consulting firm The Dysart Group, Inc., will present a session entitled “Understanding Your Discount Rate” at the largest annual meeting of college and university presidents in the United States. MARCO ISLAND, FL (PRWEB) … Continue reading

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“How to Recruit Out of State Students” Webinar Announced

The Dysart Group, Inc. will offer an exclusive webinar for higher education administrators and enrollment management professionals on the topic of recruiting out of state students. The webinar is being offered in collaboration with Higher Ed Hero on Wednesday, November … Continue reading

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MHC Starts Fall Semester with Largest Enrollment in 30 Years!

Traditional classes began Tuesday at Mars Hill College for the 2011-12 academic year with an 11 % increase in enrollment over last year, and a higher initial enrollment than at any time in thirty years. A total of 1073 traditional … Continue reading

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Mars Hill College Increases New Student Enrollments by 34%

Yahoo News – August 29, 2011 Located in the mountains of Western North Carolina, Mars Hill College is pleased to announcea 34% increase in new student enrollments over last year, and the largest number of new studentenrollments in the past … Continue reading

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Roosevelt University student enrollment shatters records

For Immediate Release                                      Sept. 10, 2008           Officials hail increases as more than sign of the times               Roosevelt University officials expected enrollments to rise this year, but not at the extraordinary pace that has put the University’s fall 2008 semester … Continue reading

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Ferrum welcomes green initiatives, more students

The college hopes to lessen its footprint on the environment by moving to trayless dining and paper products in its cafeteria. By Janelle Rucker FERRUM — Students head back to classes today at Ferrum College to a more ecologically friendly … Continue reading

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Wesley College Welcomes Freshman Class

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE SEPTEMBER 3, 2008 Contact: Chad Robinson, Special Assistant to the President                                                   E-mail: robinsch@wesley.edu 562 new students arrive in Dover The incoming class of Wesley College filled the auditorium at the Schwartz Center for the Arts on August 23, … Continue reading

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Ferrum College Anticipates Largest Enrollment in 24 Years, Opens Third New Residence Hall in Three Years

For Immediate Release:    Date: August 29, 2008Contact:  Natalie Faunce, (540) 365-4300nfaunce@ferrum.edu Ferrum College will once again welcome a record number of students to campus this fall, the third consecutive year of significant enrollment increases.  Ferrum expects close to 650 new students … Continue reading

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University of Rio Grande Recruits Record Class

News Release – September 2007 The University of Rio Grande/Rio Grande Community College has one of its largest freshman classes ever on campus this fall.  The freshmen class increased by 41 percent over last year, as Rio Grande has 1,374 … Continue reading

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Ferrum College Sees Enrollment Surge Under Leadership of First Woman President

For Immediate Release:                                                  August 27, 2007     Dr. Jennifer L. Braaten will celebrate the beginning of her sixth year as the first woman president of Ferrum College by welcoming the largest group of new students to Ferrum in over twenty years. … Continue reading

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Undergraduate enrollment reaches all-time high at SXU

Freshmen class also among most diverse Chicago (Sept. 27, 2006) – Undergraduate enrollment for the fall 2006 semester has reached an all-time high at Saint Xavier University, the ninth consecutive year of growth. With 3,339 undergraduate students, the Univrsity is … Continue reading

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Record new student class at Sterling College

NEWS RELEASE STERLING, Kan., Sept. 21 2006—Vice President for Enrollment Dennis Dutton announced a 45 percent increase in new student enrollment this year, making this the largest entering new student class in Sterling College’s 119 year history. This year’s freshman … Continue reading

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20-Year Record Broken By Rise in Ferrum Enrollment

For Immediate Release:                                                  September 13, 2006          Last week Ferrum College proudly welcomed the largest new student enrollment in twenty years to its Ferrum, VA campus through the doors of its newly remodeled student center and through the all-new Skeens Alumni … Continue reading

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