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Fall Enrollment, Undergraduates Up

The number of full-time undergraduate students has increased slightly for fall semester 2006 at Eastern Mennonite University. Traditional undergraduate enrollment totals 916 students, compared to 902 last year. Of that total, 878 are full-time students, up 11 over last fall. Stephanie C. Shafer, director of undergraduate admissions, s ...More

Small Colleges Have Their Advantages

By Heather Bowser, Daily News-Record James Madison University is like the Costco of local colleges. JMU touts more students, teachers, property, majors, programs and campus activities than Eastern Mennonite University, Bridgewater College and Blue Ridge Community College ...More

EMU Moves Up in ‘U.S. News’ National Rankings

Eastern Mennonite University has moved up in the rankings in “U.S. News & World Report” magazine’s “America’s Best Colleges” issue for 2007. EMU moved from the fourth to the “third tier” ranking among schools in the “national liberal arts-bachelor’s” category. Highlights of the college rankings are schedule ...More

National College Guide Lauds EMU

Eastern Mennonite University has been selected from hundreds of colleges to be one of 50 institutions featured in the Intercollegiate Studies Institute (ISI) “Guide to All-American Colleges.” The book, by the publishers of “Choosing the Right College,” is scheduled to hit the shelves of major bookstores across the United States this month. “We did n ...More

EMU to Virginia Students: ‘Come See Us’

Eastern Mennonite University is inviting Virginia resident students to discover the delectable menu of educational opportunities available right in their own back yard. EMU is among 25 schools participating in the tenth annual Virginia ...More

EMU Cites Retirees, Gives Service Awards

EMU retirees Mamie M. Mellinger and Paul T. (P.T.) Guengerich Photo by Jim Bishop The faculty and staff of Eastern Mennonite University recognized two colleagues who are retiring and ...More

Challenges, Opportunities Face Christian Colleges

EMU President Loren E. Swartzendruber addresses the campus community at the opening convocation of the fall semester. Photo by Jim Bishop By Tom Mitchell, Daily News-Record Loren S ...More

EMU Enrollment Up, More Part-Time Students

Enrollment at Eastern Mennonite University has set a new record this fall, with the increase primarily reflecting continued growth in the graduate education programs in Harrisonburg and Lancaster, Pa. An anticipated total enrollment of 1,660 students – undergraduate, seminary and graduate – compares to 1,511 last fall, according to figures released by David A. Detrow, univ ...More

EMU to Welcome Displaced Students

Eastern Mennonite University is putting out the welcome mat to students in the Gulf Coast region who have suddenly found themselves without a place to study in the wake of Hu ...More

Magazine Gives EMU National Ranking

"U.S. News & World Report" magazine has given Eastern Mennonite University a national ranking for the fifth year in a row in its "America’s Best Colleges" issue for 2006. Many of the rankings and some articles from the "America’s Best Colleges" guidebook will appear in the Aug. 30 weekly issue of "U.S. News & World Report" th ...More