7 universities hit record enrollment

Oregon’s seven public universities reported a record enrollment of 91,580.

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Despite higher tuition and budget constrains, university officials reported the number of enrolled students has risen to an all-time high of 91,580.

For the second year in a row, enrollment grew by more than 5 percent, putting pressure on campuses to serve more students as state funding drops.

George Pernsteiner, chancellor of the Oregon University System, called the enrollment growth a “silver lining” in the recession.

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