Excerpt from the Register-Mail:
Knox College welcomed an entering class of more than 400 new students as residence halls opened on Saturday. Current students, faculty and staff, including President Roger Taylor, gathered to help new students move into residence halls.
Knoxâ€™s total enrollment this year is estimated at almost 1,400 students. Orientation events will be held this coming week, including the traditional Pumphandle on Wednesday, and Opening Convocation and the first day of class on Thursda.
Knox received more than 2,800 applications this year, a record number, according to Paul Steenis, Vice President for Enrollment and Dean of Admission.