Ross University to spend over 100 million dollars in reconstruction works

first_img 65 Views   one comment Share EducationLocalNewsTertiary Ross University to spend over 100 million dollars in reconstruction works by: – August 25, 2011 Tweet Photo credit: imed.zotters.orgThe government of Dominica will soon sign a new agreement with the Ross University School of Medicine to increase the number of students at the Portsmouth based educational facility.Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit says the school of medicine is expected to spend over one hundred million dollars in redeveloping the campus.He says this will significantly boost economic activities in the north.“We are still in negotiations with Ross University. Ross has at present about 1300 students and we will soon be signing with them, a new charter that we are now negotiating with them. This is going to be a very positive sign for the people of Dominica and Portsmouth as well,” he said.Skerrit told the Next Level Program that the new contract is seeking to increase the number of students from 1300 to 1510 by next year.“By 2015 we want to increase the number of students to 2000. Over the next four years, the Ross University will spend over 100 million dollars to re-develop the campus,” he added.Dominica Vibes Newscenter_img Sharing is caring! Share Sharelast_img read more