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APSU welcomes 1,500 at convocation ceremony

Early estimates indicate APSU’s enrollment numbers will equal or slightly improve compared to the 2014-2015 academic year. This is in contrast with  Governor Bill Haslam’s recent TN Promise plan which was expected to decrease enrollment in four-year universities in Tennessee. Haslam’s TN Promise plan offers a tuition-free, two-year degree from ...

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President White talks enrollment plans, selling Strawberry Alley property

APSU President Alisa White unveiled her plans to increase enrollment to 15,000 by 2017 and her ideas on how to utilize the Jenkins & Wynne lot during the annual convocation address on Wednesday, Aug. 19. The faculty and staff convocation ceremony was held in the Mabry Concert Hall in the ...

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Govs welcome Ryan Ivey as new athletic director

In the spring of 2015, APSU began its search for a new athletic director to replace Derek Van der Merwe who served as the AD for a year and a half, and over 18 years in athletics. Van Der Merwe was promoted from AD to vice president of Advancement, Communications ...

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Executive director for University Advancement retires after 24 years

Having worked at APSU for 24 years, Roy Gregory, executive director for University Advancement, announced Thursday, June 4 to his colleagues and friends that he will retire on Tuesday, June 30. Gregory said he believes APSU is special because of the great people on campus and the outstanding alumni supporters ...

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