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Liberty U reaches record on-campus enrollment

Liberty University says has reached record enrollment for on-campus students.

The surge in enrollment includes more than 7,700 students living on campus. The record figure also means nearly every student housing facility is at capacity.

Officials say that Liberty is continuing a $500 million campus rebuilding, which includes more residence halls as well as new and upgraded academic, recreation and athletic facilities.

The university expects to reach a residential population of 16,000 by 2020.

Source: Washington Examiner

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Jerry and Becki Falwell take on the Ice Bucket Challenge!

Liberty University President Jerry Falwell and his wife, Becki, accepted the Ice Bucket Challenge to raise awareness for ALS. They then issued their challenge to the entire freshman class, with help from the Lynchburg Fire Department.

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Robert Mullin named Dean of Students


Liberty University announced Friday that it has named Robert Mullen, former senior pastor at Shenandoah Baptist Church in Roanoke, as its new dean of students, replacing Keith Anderson, who now serves as the director of student health records.

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Liberty University recognized for gluten-free dining


Sodexo, Liberty University’s dining services provider, recently received further affirmation that it is one of the best in the business at catering to students’ tastes and needs.

Liberty debuted at No. 7 on the Top 10 Gluten Free Accommodating Colleges list for 2014, released earlier this month by


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Johnnie Moore Leaves Liberty for TV Position

Moore has taken a position as Chief of Staff for television and film producer Mark Burnett. David Nasser, a pastor and author from Alabama, will take Johnnie Moore’s place as a new Senior Vice President for Spiritual Development.

Source: WSET

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