University of the Southwest eyes major expansion
HOBBS, N.M. (AP) — A private, southeastern New Mexico Christian university has unveiled plans for a significant expansion.
The Hobbs News-Sun reports the University of the Southwest recently announced the $45 million expansion that will include a larger chapel, a new 94-bed dormitory, and a baseball/softball complex.
University of the Southwest president Quint Thurman says the expansion of facilities is called Vision 20/20.
Officials say funding for the expansion will come from donations from alumni, the general public, foundations and businesses.
They also expressed enthusiasm for a new $5 million chapel, which when it is built, will be a focal point for nearby travelers.
The on-campus population of students at USW is around 430.
Information from: Hobbs News-Sun, http://www.hobbsnews.com