About 200 people gathered for Asbury University’s annual Jessamine County Chamber of Commerce breakfast Tuesday morning in the school’s cafeteria.
Speaker Sandra Gray, president of the university, gave an overview of the school’s programs, pointing out growth since her arrival in 2007 that includes a 27.5-percent jump in enrollment and a 300-percent gain in athletic participation.
Gray also announced several changes coming for Asbury in the next few years. On the athletics front, a new baseball complex with lights is slated for completion in November 2013, and the school will add a lacrosse program in 2014. Gray also announced academic changes including the addition of a school of business in the fall along with master’s programs in business and communication arts.