EMMITSBURG, Md. - A near-record freshman class moves into Mount Saint Mary's College today for the Catholic institution's 191st year.
Undergraduate classes begin Monday.
The prospective Class of 2002 totals 416, just three students short of the record set in 1983. Transfer students could approach 50, lifting the expected student body total to more than 1,450.
The entire college community convenes for the first time on Wednesday, Aug. 26, at the Mass of the Holy Spirit at the Chapel of the Immaculate Conception.