Four-Year Baccalaureate University Makes Decision To Purchase
Growing Downtown Raleigh Retail Space
RALEIGH, N.C. – William Peace University (http://www.peace.edu), a private four-year university located in downtown Raleigh, has announced that the institution signed a purchase agreement for Seaboard Station. The purchase agreement is subject to court approval at this time. A growing and popular retail space that benefits William Peace University and its neighboring downtown Raleigh community, the decision to purchase Seaboard Station was made in an effort to invest in the community surrounding campus. Marking another excellent Raleigh attraction, Seaboard Station enhances William Peace University’s reputation as an excellent place to attend college and complete a degree and for employees to work.
“Seaboard Station is one of downtown Raleigh’s most desired and growing attractions, we look forward to working with the community in a positive way to further enhance the value of Seaboard Station in the city and beyond.” said Debra. M Townsley, Ph.D., president of William Peace University.
ABOUT WILLIAM PEACE UNIVERSITY:
William Peace University is located in the heart of Raleigh, North Carolina. It was founded in 1857 as Peace Institute, offering education for boys and girls in primary grades and to women from high school to college. Peace, an all-women’s college, became a four-year baccalaureate college and graduated its first bachelor’s students in August of 1996. Exclusively an all-women’s institution for its first 152 years, Peace began offering coeducational evening courses through the William Peace School of Professional Studies in 2009. In 2011, Peace College transitioned to William Peace University and welcomed its first coeducational class to its day program in fall 2012. Its mission is to prepare students for careers in the organizations of tomorrow. On average, more than 90 percent of the university’s graduates are placed in jobs or graduate school within one year of graduation. For more information, please visit http://www.peace.edu.