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Manchester has largest incoming class in three decades
Manchester University announced a record undergraduate enrollment increase in its first-year class and the largest incoming class in at least three decades. ... read more

Steve Alford to speak at Manchester, receive award
Steve Alford, former MU basketball coach and current UCLA coach, will return to Manchester on Saturday, Sept. 13 to accept the Distinguished Honor Award and to deliver a message to the community. … read more

This year’s Homecoming is a Birthday Bash!
Good friends, lots of food, entertainment, athletic events, awards and much more mark this year’s Homecoming and Family Weekend, a Birthday Bash celebration for 125 years of Manchester. New this year is the Encore Lecture Series presented by current and emeriti faculty. It’s a chance to experience class again without a quiz afterward! The complete schedule of Encore Lectures will be available at the registration tent. See the full Homecoming 2014 schedule. Also, check the Alumni Facebook page for photos of this summer’s alumni outings.

Manchester welcomes The Second City for 125th
Following President Dave McFadden’s inauguration on Friday, Nov. 7, everyone is invited to enjoy a performance by Chicago’s comedy troupe The Second City as part of MU’s 125th birthday celebration. … read more

Watch for MU President McFadden in your area
Join us at one of a series of “Meet the President” events, designed for alumni and friends to meet and get acquainted with Dave McFadden ’82 as he shares his vision and plans to move Manchester forward. Keep up with all the president’s planned stops here.

SDI partners with Manchester for leadership program

Manchester and Steel Dynamics, Inc., will offer SDI employees a year-long leadership development program beginning Sept. 24 at the Fort Wayne campus. ... read more

MU adds vice president to lead community engagement efforts
Whitney Caudill, former associate dean for administration and finance at the MU College of Pharmacy, has been selected to fill the new role of vice president for university engagement. ... read more

Kroll to lead Spartans’ swim programs
Mike Kroll will lead the Manchester University men’s and women’s swim programs beginning this fall. … read more

College guide declares Manchester a “Best in the Midwest”
Once again, Manchester University has been named a “Best in the Midwest” by the Princeton Review. … read more

Manchester is a “great place to work for”
Manchester University is one of only two universities in Indiana listed as a “Great College to Work For” by the Chronicle of Higher Education. … read more

73 more students join MU College of Pharmacy
Seventy-three new students joined the Manchester College of Pharmacy during the White Coat Ceremony on Aug. 1. … read more

Rowe gains prestigious HCAC honor
After a phenomenal track and field season, junior Bridgette Rowe was named the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference’s inaugural Female Athlete of the Year. … read more

Popping the question
Did you become engaged on or near the Manchester campus? If so, we want to hear from you! Send your memories about where, when and how the question was popped to Ben Ogden at We will also consider using a digital photo of the two of you, if space allows. Photos must be appropriate and of sufficient quality.

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