Putting Enterprise Campus on the map
Tech already employs, according to some estimates, more than 1,000 in the area. Adding a commercial center that would bring in technology companies would completely change the city, Reneau said. It also fits his idea of what a university’s purpose is becoming.
“Universities are about teaching, scholarly activity and giving back to a community,” Reneau said. “If we are able to, over the next 15 or so years, carry out what we hope we can, I think we’re talking not about one million or two million, but hundreds of millions of dollars in business. I wish I were 20 years younger.”