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William Woods welcomes 960 new students

William Woods welcomes 960 new students

August 24th, 2011 in News

In this Aug. 23, 2011 photo, new William Woods University students cross the Senior Lake Bridge while family and friends watch during a traditional Ivy Ceremony on the Fulton campus.

Despite the economic downturn, 960 students enrolled for the fall semester at the Fulton campus of William Woods University, including 310 freshmen and transfer students.

When classes started Monday, the university welcomed 310 new students from 28 states and seven foreign nations. The foreign students' home countries include Brazil, Canada, China, England, Ireland, Israel and Taiwan.