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Slower enrollment growth halts plans to build additional upperclassmen housing

Mercer Residence Life employees discuss housing at the Residence Hall Association town hall on Oct. 16. At the meeting, students were confused over the status of the plans for the upperclassmen residence hall.

Lars Lonnroth, Contributing Writer

November 7, 2019

Plans for a 300-student residence hall geared towards upperclassmen were drawn up last year, but lower freshmen enrollment and other variables indicated that there was likely not enough demand to justify building the facility for the fall 2021 semester, administrators said.

Study shows student debt and loan trends at Mercer University

Study shows student debt and loan trends at Mercer University

Sterling Neill and Phoebe Monsour

September 25, 2019

A study aims to show how student loan debt has changed over the past decade. The study focuses on the percent change of graduates with student loan debt, the change of the average student debt per borrower and how the percent change of debt changes on average per borrower.

New campus-wide renovations to prepare for the 2019-20 year

Willet will open for the fall 2019 semester.

Natalie Yaeger, Lead News Writer

August 14, 2019

Every summer, Mercer University budgets for new renovations while most students are off campus.  “You have to think about how you renew your campus and make your investments wisely,” said James Netherton, the executive vice president for administration and finance.  After looking into what...

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