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Ph.D numbers up 9.5 percent

Howard Grimes, dean of the Graduate School, set a goal of a 5 percent increase in graduate enrollment for this semester and, if you look at the numbers he is most concerned about, WSU nearly doubled that goal. “I’m very happy with these numbers,” he said, showing a graph of new doctoral student enrollments that […]

WSU Vancouver begins first freshman admission process

VANCOUVER — Washington State University Vancouver has begun offering admission to the first class of freshmen in the campus’ history. Students will start in fall 2006. WSU Vancouver has offered admission to over 20 freshmen for fall through the early admission process. Applications are still being reviewed, with a priority deadline for admission of Jan. […]

Explore the newest program to boost top achiever visits

The number of high-achieving students attending WSU continues to rise. To build on this upswing, Admissions and New Student Programs launched the Explore program this fall. Explore is a focused on-campus Saturday visitation program for outstanding high school seniors throughout the Northwest, providing the opportunity to experience WSU’s world-class programs, faculty and facilities. The program […]

10th-day enrollment stats reveal several achievements

Tenth-day enrollment figures continued to show record-high levels, with advancements in many areas including the recruiting of high academic achievers and people of color. “We set out to bring in a (freshman) class with more who were recognized as high achievers and we accomplished this,” said Janet Danley, director of enrollment services. Some 36.6 percent […]

Fakedegrees.com getting university attention

Fakedegrees.com, which sells fake diplomas for $75, says it plans to extend its product lines in the future to include fake transcripts, references and letters of recommendation. As a result, the company is getting attention from a number of universities and colleges. Officials from several institutions have demanded that a company that sells fake diplomas […]