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| the history of wake forest
undergraduate enrollment*
1967-1983
isixteen
ncreases in enrollment during these
years were made possible mainly
by (1) the opening of the “New Dorm” in the
fall of 1971, housing 56 men and 243 women;
(2) the opening of a so-called “townhouse”
(for 34 male students) in the fall of 1976;
(3) the opening of Palmer and Piccolo dormitories
for 125 male athletes in the fall of 1982; and
(4) the gradual growth in overseas programs,
highlighted by the opening of Casa Artom in
1971 and Worrell House in 1977.
*These figures include all undergraduate students, both those in the College
and those in Business and Accountancy.
Men Women Total
Fall 1967 1781 748 2529
Fall 1968 1790 747 2537
Fall 1969 1748 769 2517
Fall 1970 1783 756 2539
Fall 1971 1819 995 2814
Fall 1972 1869 1035 2904
Fall 1973 1906 1004 2910
Fall 1974 1892 1025 2917
Fall 1975 1899 1051 2950
Fall 1976 1937 1106 3041
Fall 1977 1957 1122 3079
Fall 1978 1943 1163 3106
Fall 1979 1950 1209 3159
Fall 1980 1921 1240 3161
Fall 1981 1926 1245 3171
Fall 1982 1916 1235 3151
William G. Starling
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