Office of Admissions Updates Strategies to Hook Class of 2016

Wednesday, February 8, 2012

As spring approaches, DePauw is beginning to admit the class of 2016. As a way to improve the experience for both prospective students and their families, the university has made efforts to smooth the admissions process this past year.

According to Dan Meyer, vice president of admissions, the changes made have been extensive.

Transforming Emison Museum into the admissions building offers prospective students a more engaging and appealing first impression of campus.

"Emison sets the right tone for the visit," Meyer said. "You now look out on the heart of campus and are in a setting that truly represents the quality of education associated with a DePauw education."

The admissions staff has been amped up, adding six staff members. The most transformative changes made this year were the new, more accessible website and completely updated publications to send to prospective students.

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