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UTC updates master plan, shows it at forum

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CHATTANOOGA, TN. (Times Free Press) -- There's always tension with planning and UTC's latest master plan is no exception.

Wednesday's public forum to discuss the latest version of the master plan that will be used to plan for about 15,000 students in the next decade included many questions that ranged from parking and housing to the potential impact to local communities.

"We are trying to make sure [these plans] serve the needs of the university, but also minimize the negative impact of surrounding communities," said Richard Brown, chief financial officer for UTC, after the two-hour meeting at the Bessie Smith Cultural Center.

And growth, if planned for correctly, is good, he said.

Read more on the story from our news partners at the Chattanooga Times Free Press.

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