WASHINGTON - Virginia officials and concerned businessmen are sounding the alarm about an expected surge in student enrollment to gain voter approval of $472.41 million of general obligation bonds for state colleges and universities.

"This is very critical," said state Senate Majority Leader Hunter Andrews. "Virginia is one of the few sites on the Eastern Seaboard where college enrollment is expected to increase dramatically after 1995-96. We can't afford to get any further behind than we are."

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