Calhoun: State Board of Education denied request to expand

Calhoun officials said the State Board of Education has denied their land proposal with a vote of 5-3.

Calhoun wanted to pay nearly four million dollars for 51 acres in Thornton Research Park, about two and half miles from the existing Huntsville campus.

College officials said they need more room for parking. There are approximately five thousand students who use the Huntsville campus, and only 1,300 parking spots.

They plan to find other ways to expand for the students to have more parking space.

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