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United States Senator Arlen Specter to Speak at a Town Meeting On the Campus of Lincoln University on Monday, October 1, 2001

Arlen Spector, Pennsylvania Senior US SenatorLINCOLN UNIVERSITY – Arlen Specter, Pennsylvania's senior United States Senator, will visit Lincoln University on Monday, October 1, 2001, to hold a Town Meeting at 1 p.m.

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Vice President for Student Affairs and Enrollment Management Pinpoints Student Recruitment Successes

Dr. William B. Bynum, Jr., Lincoln University's vice president for Student Affairs and Enrollment Management, attributes Lincoln's success in recruiting a projected enrollment of 607 first-year students: freshmen (522), transfers (49), readmits (25), and unclassified* (11) for the start of the 2001 fall semester to:

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Former Astronaut and U.S. Air Force Col. (ret.) Guion S. Bluford, Jr. and Congressman Chaka Fattah to Touch Down at Lincoln University for NASA Awareness Day, Thursday, September 20, 2001

LINCOLN UNIVERSITY, PA - Former astronaut and U.S. Air Force Col. (ret.) Guion S. Bluford, Jr., and U.S. Congressman Chaka Fattah of Philadelphia are scheduled to visit Lincoln University to help mark NASA Awareness Day on Thursday, September 20, 2001 at 9:30 a.m., in Dickey Hall Auditorium on the University's main campus in southern Chester County.

Other scheduled guests include George E. Reese, Esq., NASA associate administrator for Equal Opportunity Programs as well as a 1965 graduate of Lincoln University, and Cheyney University President Clinton Pettus.

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Lincoln University Projects Largest Enrollment of Freshman and First-Year Students in Five Years

Classes for undergraduates at Lincoln University for the 2001-2002 academic year have begun with a projected matriculation of 607 future alumni, including 522 freshmen and 49 transfers, who with their paid deposits have indicated their intentions to enroll. Last fall, Lincoln's freshman class numbered 340.

In general, educational institutions tend to finalize their fall enrollment at the end of each September.

Besides enrolling a larger freshman class, Lincoln also has attracted students who are more academically prepared as they start their first year of college.

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The Freshmen Class Is the Largest First-Year Class Since 1996 with Approximately 500 Students

LINCOLN UNIVERSITY, PA - Classes for undergraduates at Lincoln University for the 2001-2002 academic year started Wednesday, August 29 at the campus in Southern Chester County. The approximate 500 freshmen class represents the largest entering freshmen class at the University since 1996 when 570 first-year students were enrolled. The exact amount of new freshmen will be determined in September. Last fall, the University enrolled a freshman class of 340.

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Lincoln University Ranks at Top Nationally Among All Colleges and Universities

LINCOLN UNIVERSITY –  According to 1999-2000 data compiled by the U.S. Department of Education, Lincoln University:

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Lincoln University Ranks Second in Nation in Graduating African Americans with Baccalaureate Degrees in the Physical Sciences, Says National Survey

LINCOLN UNIVERSITY -- Lincoln University, America's first Historically Black University, ranks second among all colleges and universities in the nation in graduating African Americans with baccalaureate degrees in the physical sciences, according to a national survey.