WEBVTT 00:00:00.000 --> 00:00:05.000 Welcome to Western Oregon University, I'm Rex Fuller, the incoming president and I'm proud to join this institution. 00:00:05.000 --> 00:00:11.000 I want to welcome back our existing students and say hello to our freshman class of 2019. 00:00:11.000 --> 00:00:14.000 The start of a new academic year is an exciting time to be on campus. 00:00:14.000 --> 00:00:20.000 You'll see familiar faces and make new friends. Our faculty and staff have been working hard to make this even better for you. 00:00:20.000 --> 00:00:25.000 On your way to the Peter Courtney Health and Wellness Center, take a look at the resurfaced tennis courts 00:00:25.000 --> 00:00:29.000 As you walk past McArthur Field notice the resurfaced track and the updated playing field. 00:00:29.000 --> 00:00:36.000 Next to Hamersly Library you can watch construction in progress, for the new Richard Woodcock Education Center. 00:00:36.000 --> 00:00:41.000 Many lecture areas have been upgraded to smart classrooms and even Wolfie has a new look. 00:00:41.000 --> 00:00:45.000 We want you to enjoy your time here at Western. Once you make new friends and connections, 00:00:45.000 --> 00:00:48.000 I know you'll enjoy it here as well. Go Wolves! 00:00:48.000 --> 00:00:49.000 Music.