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Drury's first-year experience recognized by U.S. News & World Report

For Immediate Release

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Mark Miller
Director of Media Relations, University Communications
Office: (417) 873-7390
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E-mail: markmiller@drury.edu

SPRINGFIELD, Mo., August 20, 2009
— Drury University was recognized in the latest edition of the U.S. News & World Report's America's Best Colleges Guide as having one of the best first-year programs in the nation.

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