Park University to open Lenexa campus in July

3 years 2 days 3 hours ago Wednesday, February 22 2017 Feb 22, 2017 Wednesday, February 22, 2017 12:56:33 PM CST February 22, 2017 in News
By: The Associated Press

PARKVILLE (AP) — Park University plans to open a campus in Lenexa, Kansas, this year.

The university in Parkville, Missouri, says it will open a campus at the Lenexa City Center inside the new City Hall building.

The Kansas City Star reports Park University will begin operations in Lenexa in July, with classes starting Aug. 14. The university currently has 40 campus centers across the country, including 33 at military installations.

University president Greg Gunderson and Lenexa Mayor Michael Boehm signed documents sealing the deal on Tuesday.

The Lenexa campus will offer five classrooms, offices, a common work space and a kitchen/vending area.

Gunderson said the university expects the new campus bring in between 100 and 200 students.

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