U of Montana picks site for new Missoula College
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) -- The University of Montana has chosen a site on East Broadway Street for the location of its new Missoula College building. UM President Royce Engstrom announced Wednesday that the new building would be constructed across the Clark Fork River from the current campus. The 2013 Legislature appropriated $29 million for the building. UM is required to raise another $3 million.Plans call for a multi-story building with parking and bicycle spaces.The existing Missoula College East Campus was originally built for 700 students. This fall, enrollment in the two-year school was 2,200. UM had also considered putting the new building on the South Campus, home to student housing, the UM golf course and athletic fields.