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The Voice reports on the construction taking place on campus as Wooster adds new buildings such as, Gault Admissions Center, Morgan Hall, and Longbrake Student Wellness Center. Campus Security plans to enforce new parking rules with the addition of a full-time parking officer. Members of the Wooster class of 1951 donate a gift of over $2.5 million to the college. An article states that the college was successful in recruiting a more diverse freshman class, with 534 students hailing from "14 countries and numerous ethnic backgrounds." Kurt Holmes starts his first year as Dean of Students, succeeding Kenneth R. Plusquellec who worked as Dean of Students for 26 years. Additionally, former art history professor and museum director,Thalia Gouma-Peterson, is honored with an exhibit at Ebert Art Center entitled "Russian Brass Icons: Symbols of Spiritual Faith."

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Byzantine Empire--Study and teaching; Academics; College freshmen; College buildings; Students--Health and hygiene; Endowments; College of Wooster. Art Museum; Gouma-Peterson, Thalia; Art, Russian; Brass; Icons; Spirituality; Faith; Art

The Wooster Voice (Wooster, OH), 2001-08-30