MU explores ways to up enrollment

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Monday, December 16, 2013

Enrollment is presenting some new challenges for Marshall University and many colleges across the country.

After decades of more and more students going to college, overall national enrollment is down slightly for the second year in a row, according to the National Student Clearinghouse, and the numbers are down at Marshall, too.

From the perspective of Beth Wolfe, Marshall’s director of recruitment, the challenges are mounting in trying to entice students to the school even as those students face a greater tuition burden and higher education institutions in West Virginia and throughout the country operate with less and less public funding.

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