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<br /> Trailblazing<br /> Flourishing<br /> Inspiring<br /> an Ottawa University® publication<br /> Summer 2017<br /> From the President<br /> Dear Friends:<br /> As this is written, we are preparing for our summer board meeting and to wrap up our<br /> 152nd fiscal year of operations at Ottawa University. As I enter my 10th year as president<br /> of this special place, I look back in awe at what has been accomplished over the decade and<br /> forward with real optimism about what lies in front of us despite many challenges.<br /> In particular, I am grateful that this past year we achieved the highest enrollment at our<br /> College in Ottawa since 1975, we were able to reverse a multi-year downtrend in new<br /> enrollments in our adult sites with a gain of 14% in new students and we announced the<br /> opening of our new residential branch campus in Surprise, Arizona. 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