Purdue hiring more regional admissions representatives

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Attracting a more geographically diverse group of incoming Purdue University students has motivated the West Lafayette research institution to beef up its admissions presence in key domestic regions.

Purdue plans to hire four regional admissions representatives Chicago, New York, Los Angeles and Washington, D.C., nearly double the number now.

The move follows a recent trend in higher education, in which colleges are increasingly vying with other institutions for the best and brightest high school graduates while seeking ways to trim travel budgets and work more efficiently.

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