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Community Meeting Set for Sept. 14

UC Riverside and City of Riverside Set Community Meeting for Wednesday, Sept. 14

Meeting to take questions and concerns related to the growth of UC Riverside

(September 9, 2005)

RIVERSIDE, Calif. ( -- The City of Riverside and the University of California, Riverside, invite residents near UCR to a community meeting at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 14, at 3637 Canyon Crest Drive, J102 Bannockburn Village.
This is the latest in a series of community meetings designed to answer questions about university development and issues of the neighboring community.

“With the start of the new academic year, coupled with new programs by the City, we want to share progress made on issues, and discuss future strategies and opportunities that UCR, the City, and the neighborhood can use to work toward solutions,” said Chris Buydos, Executive Director of Governmental & Community Relations and Technology Collaboration at UC Riverside. “We encourage you to attend and to share this information about the meeting with your neighbors.”

Campus growth involves development on property already owned by the university. A detailed Long Range Development Plan document is available on the Web at . The city will soon create a community plan for the university area. Both city and university officials have pledged to work with residents on concerns about traffic, noise and illegal parking.

The University of California, Riverside ( is a doctoral research university, a living laboratory for groundbreaking exploration of issues critical to Inland Southern California, the state and communities around the world. Reflecting California's diverse culture, UCR's enrollment has exceeded 21,000 students. The campus opened a medical school in 2013 and has reached the heart of the Coachella Valley by way of the UCR Palm Desert Center. The campus has an annual statewide economic impact of more than $1 billion.

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