Economic downturn may slow campus construction

Oct. 30, 2008
Volatile bond market could affect borrowing

Bob Fisher, president of Belmont University in Nashville, Tenn., has overseen construction of three residence halls, a classroom building and the Curb Event Center in his eight years at the helm, but a shaky economy could slow campus construction to a crawl. The volatile market has included a roller-coaster ride for rates on bonds that schools use to help finance new buildings and renovations.

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