Bill aims to move RU, Jefferson College merger toward completion

January 15, 2019

As Radford University and the Jefferson College of Health Sciences continue working on a merger, a bill awaiting approval in the General Assembly would keep the plans on track for its anticipated July completion date.

Del. Nick Rush, R-Christiansburg, introduced the bill Tuesday. It would give the necessary state approval required to complete the integration of RU’s Waldron College of Health and Sciences with the Roanoke-based medical college. The bill would officially allow Radford University to open its Roanoke campus.

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