By a vote of 52 to 0, Olivet’s Board of Trustees voted to renew Dr. John C. Bowling’s appointment as president of the University for five more years.
U.S. presidential candidate Dr. Ben Carson told students today at Olivet Nazarene University that the United States was “a place of dreams” for him as he overcame poverty, pursued higher education and rose to the top of his profession as a pediatric neurosurgeon.
Olivet Nazarene University reported the highest enrollment in the University’s 108-year history, including the largest-ever senior class and a record number of students living in residence on the main campus in Bourbonnais, Illinois.
Enrollment figures show a total of 4,916 students, including 1,390 who are new or transfer students. Of nearly 2,900 undergraduates, 2,358 live on campus. The senior class numbers 756.