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San Diego State Revises Expansion Plans

For years, SDSU has been struggling to expand into a nearby neighborhood. There was powerful citizen resistance. This month, university officials announced a revised master plan. Tonight, we'll find o

San Diego State University the second largest of the 23 California State University campuses. Its student population is the size of a small city and it’s bursting at the seams.

Over the next 20 years the SDSU is projecting continued growth as a teaching, research, and community service facility. To prepare for that growth, university officials came up with an expansion plan that included a residential development in the Del Cerro area. There has been powerful citizen resistance to that plan and the university has backed off. This month, university officials announced a revised master plan. Tonight, we'll find out what's in the new plan and how it will affect the surrounding community.

Guests

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  • Jack Beresford , director of marketing and communications at San Diego State University

Are you concerned about how SDSU's master plan may impact your neighborhood? If so, you can voice your concerns to be included in the plan’s Environmental Impact Report by attending the scoping meeting on Wednesday, February 21 at 6:30 pm at the Aztec Athletic Center Auditorium.

And Full Focus wants to know what you think of the expansion plan. Like it? Worried about it? Post your opinion to the Current Conversation .