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Weber reaches record enrollment numbers

McKinna Baird, Reporter February 8, 2024

Weber State University hit an all-time high for enrollment this past fall semester and the numbers have only been climbing. “I think that it's a huge milestone for us,” Jessica Oyler of Student...

Students sit in Shepard Union as they take a break to eat lunch and study together.

Weber alcanza números récord de inscripciones de matrícula

Maria Jose Mantilla and McKinna Baird February 8, 2024

La Universidad de Weber State alcanzó un récord histórico de matriculaciones el semestre de otoño pasado y las cifras no han hecho más que aumentar. "Creo que es un gran acontecimiento para nosotros",...

WSU general counsel departing after 32 years

Hunter Lindsey, Reporter June 27, 2022

Rich Hill, the general counsel at Weber State University, is transitioning roles after 32 years of service. “I’m not retiring, I’m making a transition,” Hill said. In his time with the university,...

Elizabeth Hall houses the communication and foreign language departments, among other courses. Photo credit: Hannah Moore

The colleges of campus

ezra striley-weinman March 28, 2022

Navigating college can be difficult and confusing, and deciding a major can be intimidating, but there are people who can help students with these big decisions. Several colleges within Weber State University...

President Brad Mortensen speaks to WSU faculty and staff during a virtual town hall. Photo credit: Catie Weimer

COVID numbers up, enrollment numbers down

Catie Weimer January 14, 2022

COVID-19 was once again the main topic of discussion at the Faculty and Staff Virtual Town Hall meeting on Jan. 13. Weber State University President Brad Mortensen spoke of the need for sufficient on-campus...

With the COVID-19 pandemic, Weber State is offering online classes to help enrollment numbers increase. Photo credit: Alex Guzman

The economy of enrollment

Rebecca Baggett November 10, 2021

Weber State University's enrollment for the 2021-2022 school year was less than expected, which has left the school with the task of making decisions about budget adjustments.Weber State is a public university,...

This archive photograph from 1949-1950 shows when Weber College’s monument wall was built on the Harrison Boulevard location, preceding the construction of the college on Harrison by two years. (Weber State University Archives) Photo credit: Weber State University Archives

Do you know Weber State?

Joshua Kamp August 27, 2021

1. In what year was Weber State University first founded? a. 1879 b. 1889 c. 1919 d. 1929 2. What is the name of the Weber State mascot? a. Willy Wildcat b. Walter Wallaby c. Wyatt the Walrus d. Waldo...

President Rodrigo Duterte with US President Donald Trump during the bilateral meeting at the PICC during the 31st ASEAN Summits and Related Summits on Monday, November 13, 2017. (KJ ROSALES/POOL/Xinhua/Sipa USA/TNS)

Do you know your news? Nov. 16

Patrick Luo November 16, 2017

1. One week after the Nov. 5 Texas shooting, members of the First Baptist Church held a church service with nearly how many people attending?a. A few dozenb. A little over one hundredc. Hundreds2. Which...


WSU shares Utah’s growth in higher education enrollment

Briana Whatcott October 26, 2017

An estimated 180,000 students are now enrolled in Utah’s higher education system, a 2.8 percent increase over the previous year, according to figures released by the Utah System of Higher Education...

WSU strives to increase Hispanic enrollment

Ingrid Maldonado August 25, 2015

After moving from Jalisco, Mexico to Utah with her family at age 8, Ana Reyes watched her parents work arduously for little pay. She wanted to break the stereotype commonly associated with Latinos. “Latinos...

Enrollment climb continues

September 27, 2011

  [media-credit id=23 align="alignright" width="300"][/media-credit]Students rush through the Shepherd Union Building between classes. That mass of students has grown in the last year, as enrollment...

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