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Observer, Fall 2003

American Originals - An Opportunity for ReflectionAmerican Originals - An Opportunity for Reflection

When "American Originals: Treasures from the National Archives" comes to the University of Hartford in February 2004, visitors will have a rare opportunity to travel backwards in time to experience for themselves the promise and conflicts that created the United States of America.

Relying on Admissions,
Not Fund Raising

Reprinted from The Chronicle of Higher Education, August 1, 2003

For much of the 1990s, the University of Hartford's full-time enrollment dwindled. Moody's Investors Service, the bond-rating agency, downgraded the institution's public debt. And for five consecutive years, beginning in 1991, the university posted annual budget deficits of between $1-million and $5-million.

SEVIS Is Watching

All was not quiet on college and university campuses across the country this past summer. Many institutions were scrambling to meet an Aug. 31, 2003, deadline for registering their international students with the Bureau of Citizenship and Immigrant Services (formerly known as Immigration and Naturalization Services). The online registration program, Student Exchange Visitor Information System, or SEVIS, monitors the educational activities of all international students in the United States. 

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