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ASUN reports record enrollment

(Source: Arkansas State University-Newport) (Source: Arkansas State University-Newport)
NEWPORT, AR (KAIT) -

A local two-year college reports a new record for enrollment.

A news release Tuesday from Arkansas State University-Newport states 2,711 students enrolled for the Fall 2016 semester. The statistic sets a new record for the college and is an increase of 5.7 percent.

The previous record was set in the Fall 2015 semester at 2,566.

“These numbers represent not only a growing student body but a faculty and staff that is dedicated to our students’ growth and success," ASUN Chancellor Dr. Sandra Massey said in the release.

ASUN is a degree-granting community college with campuses in Newport, Jonesboro, and Marked Tree.

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