Several Sacramento-Area Localities Seek 4-Year Colleges

Monday, February 4, 2013

Cordova Hills, the newly approved 2,700-acre development in southeast Sacramento County, isn't the only locale aiming to lure a private university.
Cordova Hills won 4-1 approval last week from the county Board of Supervisors, based at least in part on the appeal of the developer's plan to seek a university campus.
And while developer Ron Alvarado has said he will continue to work to attract another university after one candidate withdrew, a check with other jurisdictions in the region shows he'll have to get in line.
The mayor of Folsom, in a letter to Supervisor Roberta MacGlashan last week, wrote that the city has been aggressively pursuing development of a four-year university for the last three years.

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