Fuller seminary leaving Pasadena, putting campus up for sale

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — After 70 years, Fuller Theological Seminary plans to put its leafy campus up for sale and move across Los Angeles County.

The Los Angeles Times reports Wednesday that the school in Pasadena’s central business section will relocate 27 miles (43 kilometers) east to Pomona.

Fuller’s current grounds, which include stately houses in the Ford Place Historic District, will be sold for new uses and development.

Acting provost Mari Clements tells the newspaper that the seminary’s new campus in the San Gabriel Valley will be in an area more affordable to students.

The school was founded in 1947 with 39 students by evangelist Charles E. Fuller. Now there more than 3,000 students pursuing graduate degrees in theology, intercultural studies and psychology.

The move is expected to be complete by 2021.

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Information from: Los Angeles Times, http://www.latimes.com/

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