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Students Return To USD

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Students Return To USD

Students will be coming back to the University of South Dakota campus in Vermillion next week to start the fall term. USD President Jim Abbott says they have some construction to wrap up…

Abbott says they expect a strong freshmen class, which may push the university for housing space…

The official attendance numbers will be released by the Board of Regents in September.

 

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