The new record figure represents both graduate and undergraduate students at all 10 Concordia University System schools combined.
The Concordia University System Board of Directors recognizes the efforts of the nine CUS campus presidents toward the growth in total enrollment among the Synod’s colleges and universities.
On behalf of the Concordia University System (CUS) board of directors, the Rev. Dr. Daniel N. Jastram, the board’s chairman, makes the announcement Oct. 4.
The Synod’s Board of Directors elects officers for the 2013-16 triennium and takes a number of other actions.
Delegates approve six higher-education resolutions, including one that establishes a standard for continuing education for pastors.
Delegates also call for erasing student debt, continuing a “funding model” for LCMS missionaries and numerous Bylaw changes.
Convention delegates ask for wording tweaks on a Specific Ministry Pastor program resolution and recognize the 175th anniversary of Concordia Seminary, St. Louis.
LCMS convention delegates approve resolution to help 10 Concordia colleges and universities retain their “distinctly Lutheran” identity.