WEBVTT 00:00:00.000 --> 00:00:04.000 Hello I'm Rex Fuller, president of Western Oregon University. And I'm excited 00:00:04.000 --> 00:00:08.000 to be part of this institution as we enter a new millennium and lead Western 00:00:08.000 --> 00:00:12.000 into its new frontier. Each day as I stroll through campus I'm stunned by the setting 00:00:12.000 --> 00:00:14.000 of the natural beauty that surrounds us. 00:00:14.000 --> 00:00:20.000 The Pacific Northwest is truly a wonderful place to live, learn, and play. It means our students can enjoy 00:00:20.000 --> 00:00:27.000 the scenic coastal mountains, the beauty of the Willamette Valley, it's rivers, it's picturesque valleys, and great cities like Portland. 00:00:27.000 --> 00:00:31.000 While pursuing an affordable high quality education. 00:00:31.000 --> 00:00:36.000 The city of Monmouth and surrounding communities have a long standing tradition of supporting campus events and welcoming our students. 00:00:36.000 --> 00:00:42.000 Alumni, friends and relatives, and community members, enjoy annual events such as the holiday event and tree lighting ceremony, 00:00:42.000 --> 00:00:46.000 the homecoming football game, and Shakespeare in the park. 00:00:46.000 --> 00:00:52.000 When we talk about Western being a small but caring community. We mean it. Our number one priority is you. 00:00:52.000 --> 00:00:55.000 We want to see you walk across the stage and receive a diploma. 00:00:55.000 --> 00:00:60.000 We have more than fifty undergraduate degrees to choose from including business, education, 00:01:00.000 --> 00:01:03.000 exercise science, and visual communication design. 00:01:03.000 --> 00:01:08.000 Our reputation as a teachers' college holds true. In our dedication to diversity and 00:01:08.000 --> 00:01:12.000 sustainability with one of the worlds greenest residence halls continues. 00:01:12.000 --> 00:01:16.000 There's a lot of universities to choose from, that's why it's important that you visit us 00:01:16.000 --> 00:01:20.000 and see if WOU is right for you. Not only does Western offer the 00:01:20.000 --> 00:01:24.000 tuition promise but we have the resources and faculty to help you succeed. 00:01:24.000 --> 00:01:30.000 Western Oregon University, create your path to success and be where every student matters. 00:01:36.000 --> 00:01:40.000 Music.