Palm Beach County, city approve plans for UF campus near downtown

Commissioners in Palm Beach County and West Palm Beach have unanimously approved preliminary plans to allow UF to open a campus near downtown. UF President Kent Fuchs¬†praised the expansion plan, which provides an opportunity to offer graduate courses to¬†students who may eventually start businesses and occupy high-level jobs brought to the area. Supporters have described the move as “historic” and “transformative.”

Read The Palm Beach Post article to learn more:  https://www.palmbeachpost.com/story/news/local/westpb/2021/09/01/county-city-agree-downtown-west-palm-university-of-florida-campus-great-opportunity/5664106001/

Photo: Greg Lovett, The Palm Beach Post