new Chronicle of Higher Education list of the nation’s fastest-growing public
research universities puts The University of Texas at Arlington at No. 6,
recognizing a more than 61 percent increase in enrollment from Fall 2000 to
University, which had a Spring 2012 enrollment of nearly 33,500, was the
highest ranked University of Texas System school on the Chronicle’s survey of
public research institutions.
worked hard over the past decade to make UT Arlington a destination for
top-quality students and world-class faculty,” said UT Arlington President
James D. Spaniolo. “Our university community is not only larger, but more
vibrant and engaged than ever.”
recruiting and the expansion of online degree programs have fueled UT
Arlington’s growth in recent years. Efforts to bolster the University’s role in
the community include the opening in 2012 of the $78 million College Park
Center, a 7,000-seat special events center, and the College Park district, an
$80 million mixed-use development that accommodates 600 students in a residence
hall and apartments.
list of fastest-growing campuses is part of the Chronicle’s Almanac of Higher
Education 2012. It is available at www.chronicle.com.
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