November 12, 1998......Volume 28, Issue 13

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Enrollment tops 80,000 systemwide
Penn State is more popular than ever before with students and families across the country, but the University is sticking with its plan to keep its growth modest and controlled. According to just-released official figures for the 1998 fall semester, enrollment at Penn State's 24 locations is 80,787 -- reflecting an increase of 1,831 over last year's figure of 78,956.

More information given on dental plan changes
The change of dental plan administrators to Highmark-UCCI was announced in the Oct. 8 edition of Intercom, which included a question-and-answer section. Based on questions received by the Employee Benefits Division it is apparent that there are some misconceptions about the change. To help clear up some confusion, faculty and staff are reminded of the following:

University prepares for the big chill
When severe winter weather comes, tune your radio dial to WPSU-FM for the latest announcements on class or work delays or cancellations at Penn State's University Park, DuBois or Altoona campuses.

New parking process in place for events at Jordan Center
The University has a new parking system in place to improve parking and traffic patterns for events held at The Bryce Jordan Center on the University Park campus.

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