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Construction begins on Emporia State's president's home


September 9, 2018

EMPORIA, Kan. (AP) — After a four-year fundraising campaign ended in late July, crews recently broke ground for construction of a new home for the university's president and a public entertaining space.

The Emporia Gazette reports the 5,708-square-foot structure will include both private living space for the president and a separate public space. The house will be built on the grounds of the former president's residence.

More than $1.8 million in private funds were raised for the project, including $300,000 in an endowment fund for ongoing upkeep.

Lead donors for the project included the...

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