Experts ‘sounding the alarm’ on declining higher education numbers

It’s move-in day for new freshman and transfer students at the University of Southern Indiana. Parents pull up to the circle drive of the O’Bannon Residence Hall and student USI volunteers help roll their stuff up to the building in large carts. Amy Price is Director of Housing and Residence Life. She’s been doing this for 15 years.

“It is my favorite day of the year — so this year I get two favorite days — Wednesday and Thursday,” she said. “It’s the new students, new transfer students. Lots of energy.”

She said they will have over 500 people move into the residence halls and the apartments. More than 1700 students will live on campus. While it’s a busy day, Price says numbers are down a little from last year.

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