Historic Entering Class Expected at Bishop’s University
Residencehalls and classrooms will be brimming as Bishop’s University welcomes the largest entering class in its history when students begin arriving on campus September 3. This year’s entering class is expected to be close to 925 students – a 10% increase over the entering class of 2010. Classes begin September 7.
“I’m very pleased that the University is bursting with ambition, full of students who are capable and willing to take on the challenges our world tact information of residents whose homes may be affected by the change. Mr. Price also said that the council would support the group’s efforts to preserve the dam.
Karl Hunting asked if Optimist Park will be mowed and was told that it would not since it is done by city workers who are on strike. He also asked if there would be a large garbage pick-up since the eco-centres are closed.
Electronic speedometers have been placed along College Street where there is a big speeding problem. faces,” states Principal Michael Goldbloom. “ Increasing student enrolment has been one of our highest priorities. The fact that a record number of outstanding students have chosen Bishop’s is testament to the excellent reputation of our University. By sharing the Bishop’s story with prospective students and their families, our current students, faculty, staff and alumni have all played a significant role in this enrolment growth”
Full-time student enrolment for September 2011 is expected to reach 2,250. This exceeds the objective of 2,200 full-time students by 2013–14 that was set in 2009. Enrolment peaked at 2,206 in 2005.
The growth is extremely positive news for the University as funding is directly related to student enrolment. Bishop’s hallmark is an undergraduate experience on a human-scale; ensuring the 2011 entering class is properly integrated into the Bishop’s community will be a focus throughout the year.
Quick to stress that everyone has played a role in this success, Director of Enrolment Management Jock Phippen has lead the recruitment and admissions process for the last two