The University has established specific, measurable admissions goals and strategies to recruit students who are best able to take advantage of the academic programs and faculty expertise of each campus. The carefully planned approach the University has taken to recruitment (discussed below and in the working group report) has led to improvements in the freshman profile that have outpaced those of the University’s peers and to strong enrollments on each of the campuses during a time when a number of public and private institutions in Western Pennsylvania experienced declines.