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GVSU to Propose 11-Acre Expansion to Health Campus

Posted: 5:15 PM, Oct 31, 2013
Updated: 2013-10-31 22:41:07-04

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Officials at Grand Valley State University announced Thursday that they will ask the board of trustees to approve an 11-acre, multimillion dollar purchase near downtown Grand Rapids to expand their health campus.

If approved, the property, located northeast of downtown, will provide the university a total of 18 acres to expand health programs.  They currently have roughly 5,000 students studying in nursing and health-related fields.

The proposed land is bordered by Hastings and Trowbridge streets and Clancy and College avenues, according to the university.  The board will meet Friday, Nov. 1 at Grand Valley’s Detroit Center to vote.