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UM Considers Leaving South Campus as is

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MISSOULA -

University of Montana administrators will consider a new location for the Missoula College building off E. Broadway St. If this piece of land is selected it means officials will not develop south campus.

UM officials said the seven-acre piece of property is across the Clark Fork River.

They said it's immediately east of UM's Montana Technology Enterprise Center (MonTEC) facility.

UM President Royce Engstrom said it includes space for a building and adequate parking.

Engstrom said it would be connected to infrastructure such as water, sewer and power.

The Montana Legislature appropriated $29 million to fund a new Missoula College building, with a required match of $3 million.

On May 6, Gov. Steve Bullock signed into law legislation that will move construction forward.

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