Waynesburg University's 2013-2014 academic school year will officially begin Thursday, August 22, with the University's annual matriculation ceremony. The ceremony will take place in Roberts Chapel at 2 p.m. President Douglas G. Lee and other University leaders will welcome the freshman class.
“We expect great things from the class of 2017,” said President Lee. “We look forward to inspiring each and every student to lives of purpose and leadership as they embark on this new chapter of their lives.”
Waynesburg University will welcome approximately 460 new students, representing 23 states. The class of 2017 includes residents of Pennsylvania, the New England states and Pennsylvania's bordering states as well as Alaska, California, Florida, Mississippi, New Mexico and North Carolina.
“Because of our rigorous academic programs and Christian mission, more students have been attracted to Waynesburg University than ever before,” said Robin L. King, senior vice president for enrollment and university relations.