U3 Advisors Expanded The Chula Vista Team

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In 2015, U3 Advisors expanded the Chula Vista team by retaining the following four individuals to act in an advisory capacity on the project; Denise Ducheny, retired California State Senator, and Clarissa Reyes Falcon of Falcon Consulting, to act as the local representatives for the institutional recruitment process, and Eduardo Glandt, Dean of Engineering, Emeritus, University of Pennsylvania as an academic and institutional sounding board. We also consulted with Mexican-American Architect Enrique Norten who has close ties to Chula Vista as well as high-level Mexican governmental and higher education officials.


The City of Chula Vista, California has engaged U3 Advisors to help establish a University and Innovation District campus on a 375-acre site in the southeast corner of the City. Chula Vista, a growing city located approximately four miles north of the US/Mexico border and midpoint between the downtowns of San Diego and Tijuana, envisions this campus as an educational destination and regional economic engine. U3 is guiding the effort to identify potential partner institutions for this project and is exploring opportunities with higher education partners globally and domestically.

A new university campus could have a tremendous impact for not only the City of Chula Vista, but also the larger CaliBaja Megaregion, comprised of San Diego and Imperial Counties to the north of the border and the five municipalities that make up Baja California, MX

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