Beacon Journal staff

KENT: Kent State University set a record for spring enrollment, up 161 students, or 0.4 percent, in the eight-campus system.

The university reported a total of 40,559 students on the 15th day of spring semester, compared to 40,398 last spring.

Enrollment at the Kent campus is 26,461, up 2.7 percent over the same period last year.

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