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Queen Creek, district agree on land for 'communiversity'

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Posted: Wednesday, November 24, 2010 1:18 pm | Updated: 12:34 pm, Thu Nov 25, 2010.

The Maricopa County Community College District approved an agreement Tuesday with Queen Creek for land to build a “communiversity” in the near future. Under the agreement, the school district will lease land near the Queen Creek Branch Library for $1 per year for 50 years. The college district will use $4.4 million in bond funds approved by voters in 2004 to construct the facility.

Rio Salado College will operate the campus, with educational offerings by Chandler-Gilbert Community College and other universities yet to be determined. Students will be able to seamlessly achieve a bachelor’s degree under the agreement with the universities. The campus will open in 2012 or 2013.

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